Shop & relax on the doorstep of Oxford and Bond St at this exquisite secret hotel. Each deluxe guest room at this popular four star Secret Hotel has all the trimmings you would expect from a hotel of this calibre, including coffee and tea making facilities, trouser press and cable television. Staff are friendly and welcoming, offering services such as concierge, currency exchange and car rental. There is also an onsite fitness centre as well as a business centre with audio/visual equipment. The hotel restaurant offers a laid back atmosphere, perfect for informal suppers with friends and relatives and there’s also a bar area where you can relax in the evening.
This hotel is a shopaholics dream, just minutes from world famous Oxford Street and Bond Street. Oxford Street has over 300 shops, the majority of which are high street brands, as well as department stores such as the famous Selfridges. Bond Street however is known for it’s elegance and variety of designer shops such as Chanel and Dolce and Gabbana. Within an exquisite terracotta 19th century building is Grays Antique centre, bursting with unique pieces of jewelry, artwork and household objects. This is the ultimate place to pick up a slice of London, and with varying prices you can be sure there’s something for everyone’s budget. London is also famous for its many markets, so if you have chance, be sure to check out the Piccadilly Market in the courtyard by St. James Church. There’s a gourmet food market on Monday, an Antiques market on Tuesday, and Wednesday to Saturday are reserved for the Arts and Crafts market.
Central London is simply bursting with delicious restaurants and chic bars. For special occasions, book a traditional British afternoon tea at the iconic Ritz. Sip tea or champagne with beautifully made finger sandwiches and a selection of pastries and cakes in elegant surroundings that have been frequented by many a famous face. For something more laid back, Rapha CC is a laid back coffee house in Piccadilly Circus with some of the friendliest staff around and a choice of high quality coffee.
For a spot of culture, The Handel House museum can be found in neighbouring Mayfair. It’s the former 18th century Georgian home of composer George Fridiric Handel and is now restored and open to the public to learn more about the composers life and the culture of his contemporary. In the 60’s Jimi Hendrix also lived here, so there is a small homage to him as well. Be sure to check ahead if there are any live performances scheduled during your visit.