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Situated on London’s most iconic public space, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is right by Charing Cross Underground station and 0.1 mile from Charing Cross mainline railway station, both in Travelcard Zone 1. The tube station is served by the following line(s): Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern (Charing Cross branch). Embankment Underground station is 0.3 miles away and is served by the following line(s): Bakerloo, Northern (Charing Cross branch), District and Circle. Travel on the District or Circle Lines to London Victoria station for mainline trains to and from Gatwick airport. There is a fast train service from Heathrow Airport to Paddington Station, which is also on the Circle Line.
Trafalgar Square is one of London’s best known open spaces. This is on the doorstep of The Grand, which itself is within a restored, historic landmark - Northumberland House. At the centre of Trafalgar Square is Nelson’s Column, topped with a statue of the English Royal Navy hero commemorating his victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, the official parish church for Buckingham Palace, lies to the northeast of Trafalgar Square. To the north is the National Gallery, home to one of the best collections of paintings in the world. The National Portrait Gallery is 0.1 miles away. You can enjoy tea, coffee and refreshments at The Café in the Crypt, below St Martin’s-in-the-Fields.
London’s theatreland is a short walk from the hotel. The London Coliseum and the Duke of York’s Theatre are both 0.2 miles away, while The Garrick Theatre and the Adelphi are both 0.3 miles away. A little further on are the National Theatre and Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, an area which also has a wonderful market, street entertainment, cafes, pubs and restaurants. North beyond Trafalgar Square is Leicester Square, containing large cinemas, cafes and restaurants. From there it is a short walk to Soho and Chinatown. Walk down The Mall from Trafalgar Square, past St James’s Park, to find Buckingham Palace where you can watch the Changing of the Guards.
The Grand, which was formerly the luxury Victoria Hotel of bygone days, has spectacular architecture including the Grand Gallery. Many of the guestrooms have high ceilings, original Victorian features and large windows as well as modern ergonomic workstations, luxury beds and free fast wired and Wi-Fi internet access. The bedrooms also have flat HD LCD TV; two-line speaker phone with private direct dial number, voicemail and conference feature, cordless phone; coffee/tea maker; radio with MP3 player hook-up; automated wake-up calls; hair dryer and make-up mirror.
The Grand offers a 24-hour concierge, instant registration and check out, complimentary use of a computer and printer with internet access, complimentary chilled bottled water, same-day dry cleaning and laundry service, room service and 24-hour multi-menu room delivery. The hotel has an on-site fitness room and can deliver exercise equipment to guest rooms.
For dining, The Grand Trafalgar Square offers two restaurants. Watatsumi, named after a mythological Japanese sea god, is a Japanese restaurant run by Nobu-trained executive chef Peter Makohus. Using traditional ingredients and techniques, Peter Makohus has created a menu presenting original recipes, contemporary flavours and innovative presentation. Boyd’s Bar & Brasserie is an English-style brasserie offering fine food and wine at affordable prices in the building’s original Italian marble dining room. Boyd’s Bar is suitable for casual business gatherings as well as relaxed social drinks.
For business and party use, there are on-site meeting and function rooms with audio visual technology seating up to 70 as well as a ballroom accommodating up to 800. The Old Billiards Room and Annex can accommodate up to 500.