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Le Meridien Hotel Piccadilly is located in one of the exceedingly grand Victorian buildings, which line the vibrant Piccadilly area, a location that built its fortunes on fashion and exquisite food and home wares. The hotel's historic frontage welcomes you in to a contemporary haven. With 9 floors and 266 superbly appointed guest bedrooms in one of the most convenient locations for London sight seeing, the hotel fuses style, culture, design and fine cuisine to create a luxurious hotel for the discerning traveller.
Rooms at Le Meridien range from Classic to Suite and are tastefully decorated in a clean, chic contemporary style with a light colour palette and bright colour accents. Rich fabrics and marble bathrooms are just some of the elegant fittings. In-room amenities are include a self-service bar, television with international cable channels and in-house films, direct dial telephone, ISDN internet access, voice mail, bathrobe, slippers and a hairdryer; all of which will ensure you are relaxed and comfortable, yet have up to the minute technology.
Hotel facilities are extensive, including a 24-hour reception and concierge, to offer you assistance at all hours of the day. Multi-lingual staff, a bellhop and porter, laundry, currency exchange, car rental, express check out, a relaxing beauty salon, spa and state of the art gym, complete with a pool and personal trainers, are just some of the hotel's features to make your stay as hassle free as possible. The hotel's Terrace restaurant is in a light space with fantastic views over the surrounding area, offering artistic international cuisine you can also dine al fresco on the balcony if the weather is favourable. Hotel bar Longitude 0 8' offers patrons cutting edge chic in comfortable surroundings where you can meet for an Illy coffee and handmade chocolates in the day, or enjoy the mixologist's cocktails by night.
The hotel is in one of the most fortuitous locations for London sight seeing, just a few minutes' walk away from Piccadilly circus where the Trocadero arcade, Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum and the Criterion theatre are all located. In nearby Mayfair you can visit the Queen's residence, Buckingham Palace, just a few minutes' walk away, where you can see the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony. The hotel is just a few doors down from the food supplier to royals since Victorian times, Fortnum & Mason, who have a mouthwatering selection of gastronomic delights. The nightlife and cinemas of Leicester Square and Soho are also nearby, and Trafalgar Square, where the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery is about a 20 minute walk away. A fifteen-minute walk down Piccadilly Road brings you to the largest green space in London, Hyde Park, where you can enjoy many outdoor activities, or explore The Serpentine art gallery if the weather is bad. A few minutes' walk north of the hotel, you will find London's best shopping district, comprised of the designer, high street and department stores and shops of Oxford Street, Bond Street and Regent Street, any shopahloic will be in paradise with hundreds of boutiques to choose from.
The hotel is very well located for transport links in London, just a few minutes' walk from Piccadilly Circus tube station. This station services the Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines, from which you have direct links to Heathrow Airport; King's Cross St Pancras Station (where the Eurostar terminates); and many other central London locations. If you are driving to the hotel, it is situated just off the main A4 road, which can be accessed via the M4 and M25; however, guests should note that the hotel is in the congestion charge zone. To park overnight, your best option is the NCP Car Park at Old Park lane; just a few minutes walk away from the hotel.
This five-star establishment in one of London's most exclusive areas is on the pricier end of the spectrum, but for your money you will receive exemplary service and exclusive surroundings in return. Rooms with views over Piccadilly and Regent Street are the most desirable so it is recommended to request these at check in.