The hotel also features the Spirit workout and sauna. This is a private gym, available for resident's use only. Overall this is a great hotel for those looking for easy access to both the West End and the city. (0209/VM)
The hotel is located close to St Paul's Cathedral, Blackfriars Underground and Train Station is just across the road with the Circle and District Lines available and most importantly the station is directly linked to Gatwick and Luton Airports.The hotel is literally positioned right between the City of London (Financial District) and the West End also the Thames is only a stone's throw away. Close to Blackfriars Bridge, the hotel also offers easy access to the South Bank and Waterloo. Nearby attractions include OXO Tower Restaurant, St Paul's Cathedral, Cleopatra's Needle, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Southwark Cathedral, HMS Belfast, London Dungeon, London Eye and the Tate Modern. The hotel is also approximately 15 minutes walk to the Theatre district, Covent Garden and Somerset House.
9 kms to the airport (london city airport)
40 kms to the airport (gatwick)
1 minute walk to the nearest metro station (blackfriars)
Close to the station (blackfriars - thameslink)
1 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
10 km to the nearest fair site (excel)
All the medium-sized rooms are furnished to a very high standard and feature a state of the art Genesis in-room TV entertainment system offering high-speed Internet access and pay movies. A range of CDs are also available. All rooms are also equipped with double glazing, air conditioning, laptop safe and WIFI modem connection. Guest floors are only accessible with guest room key.
The hotel has two main restaurants, one of which is the acclaimed Refettorio restaurant, directed by Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli,the place to be seen in the city. There is also a lively Jazz club, very popular with local residents.
This is a sympathetically restored historic building.
The lobby is bright and modern with comfortable seating.