This is a very grand hotel which is rich in history. (0109AB)
Located in a quiet area of Whitehall overlooking the Thames, a short walk from the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, St James Park, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and The National Gallery.
25 kms to the airport (heathrow)
48 kms to the airport (gatwick)
4 minute walk to the nearest metro station (embankment)
2 km to the nearest station (charing cross)
4 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
6 km to the nearest fair site (olympia)
Due to the traditional building the rooms vary in size and layout, on average they are medium in size. All rooms are furnished very elegantly in a traditional style and all offer modern facilities. Both the bedrooms and bathrooms are in excellent condition.
The restaurant is located on the ground floor. Leading on from the lobby is a traditional lounge, where afternoon tea is served, leading on from the lounge is the bar, and to the left the very traditional restaurant with the atmosphere of a gentlemen's club, being furnished with heavy furniture. Due to its proximity to Parliament it is frequented by many ministers.
It is a traditional and impressive sandstone building.
The large lobby is laid out with marble and features a small seating area in front of an open fire with a lounge area decorated in pastel colours and comfortable sofas.