This stylish hotel in the heart of Leicester Square is the perfect place to stay during your visit to the capital. It has all the luxuries you would expect from such a revered establishment including large, fabulously furnished guestrooms and spacious en-suite bathrooms. There is Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and free daily newspapers available so you can still feel connected when staying at this city sanctuary. The superb restaurant serves fresh, simple food and the popular menu reflects a fusion of British and Mediterranean influences. The cosy bar area and lounge provide the perfect place to meet and entertain whether for business or pleasure.
The greatest thing about being in such a central location is you have the most famous London attractions right on your doorstep. Just round the corner are the bright lights of the popular West End theatres, which host a number of world-class productions. To add a cultural element to your trip, take a tour around the National Gallery in Leicester Square which houses a collection of Western European paintings from the 13th-19th centuries and best of all it’s free of charge to visit.
If the weather is good, take a picnic to the beautiful Hyde Park where you and your partner can hire a pedal boat and sail along the Serpentine River or stroll through the gorgeous grounds. If the kids are in tow, let them play on the two specially designed playgrounds or swim in the child friendly Lido.
For those that prefer to shop till they drop, Oxford Street and its numerous high street stores, including Topshop and H&M, are only a short journey away. For luxury items, look no further than Selfridges or Liberty of London, both which stock a mixture of contemporary and avant-guard designs and collections from the most exclusive designers.
You will be spoilt for choice when picking a great restaurant in the area. Cay Tre is a wonderful Vietnamese restaurant which offers signature seafood dishes such as stuffed crab and baked lobster. Continue your night in style with a visit to Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, one of the oldest jazz venues in the world which serves a great selection of spirits and wines. If you are after something a bit more upbeat, Club 49 is a stylish nightclub stretched over two floors which is always host to some fantastic DJs, guaranteed to get you dancing the night away.