This hotel is reputed to be one of the best townhouse hotels in the capital and offers an excellent standard of accommodation and service. Many of the original period features have been kept and mixed with modern/contemporary touches. Complimentary welcome drink, newspaper and glass of champagne and canapes in the evening are offered free of charge to all our clients. Most suitable for those looking for a discreet, relaxed environment whilst not wishing to compromise on quality. (04/08 RPL)
The hotel is located in Westbourne Terrace, on the north side of Hyde Park. Once, described as the 'finest street in London' this is one of the city's smartest Regency avenues. Lancaster Gate underground station (Central line) and Paddington mainline and underground station (Circle, District, and Hammersmith and City lines) are within a five-minute walk of the hotel.
23 kms to the airport (heathrow)
43 kms to the airport (gatwick)
3 minute walk to the nearest metro station (lancaster gate)
Close to the station (paddington)
2 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
7 km to the nearest fair site (earls court)
All of the bedrooms, which vary in shape and size are beautifully furnished and decorated in an traditional English style, with some modern touches such as 'in wall' flat screen televisions and broadband access. All the bedrooms are individually designed and feature genuine antique writing tables. Some rooms also benefit from French windows and balconies. All of the bathrooms are well equipped and feature beautifully crafted limestone wash basins, monogram bath robes, slippers and feature mirrors. Rooms feature a 19th century mahogany writing table with a tooled leather top, a Georgian chest of drawers, and a Georgian tilt topped table used for breakfast. Standard double rooms vary in colour and also in size, averaging around 215 sq ft. Rooms have Beaudesert beds, and beautiful benison fabrics and handmade English brass lamps complete the opulent feel.
Each room has telecommunication sockets, providing business guests with access to two direct dial telephone lines, a modem connection, voicemail and fast broadband Internet access. Rooms also feature flat screen Sharp LCD TVs.
The hotel has no restaurant and breakfast is served in the bedroom at a time to suit the guest. Alternatively, breakfast may be taken in the drawing room. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, 24-hour room service can be served in your private guest room or in one of our beautiful lobby rooms including the antique-filled drawing room, Green room, or our private garden.
The hotel is made up of three converted Grade II listed Regency style town houses. Westbourne terrace was originally designed to incorporate a private carriageway off the main street to allow horse drawn carriages to draw up directly outside the houses. This area is now used to provide limited off street parking.
The small lobby is well furnished with comfortable seating and a small bar area. In addition, there are two large drawing rooms where afternoon tea is served.