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The Leonard hotel is a traditionally styled, deluxe 4-star hotel near Marble Arch. From the moment you arrive, the hotel's luxurious and authentic, classic English ambience coupled with a welcoming and intimate atmosphere, is bound to impress. Featuring impressive and spacious rooms complimented by the modern, state-of-the-art amenities, the Leonard offers an excellent alternative to Mayfair and Park Lane Hotels, whilst enjoying a location equally close to many of London's most popular attractions and venues.
This luxury hotel comes highly recommended with many guests rating it 5 out of 5 on online travel review websites. The Leonard hotel is only a brief walk from Marble Arch tube station, at the north end of Park Lane, which borders on the Eastern edge of the royal Hyde Park. Mayfair is nearby, being just across Oxford Street, with its shops and restaurants stretching deep into the West End. The Leonard hotel can be found on Seymour Street, where Park Lane meets Oxford Street, and for this reason it is a choice location for those wanting to visit the trendy stores along this popular and lively road. Bond Street is within a five-minute taxi ride, as is Marylebone, home to Madame Tussaud's waxwork museum and The Sherlock Holmes museum, as well as providing transport links across West England.
The West end is easily accessible via tube, taxi or on foot. Edgware Road is a moment from the Leonard Hotel as is Harley Street, Portman Square and Wigmore Street. Kensington and Knightsbridge, famous for the Royal Albert Hall and Harrods, is just ten minutes away by taxi, and we recommend taking the taxi through Hyde Park for some wonderful scenery!
Luxury Hotels in London are usually massive modern buildings with "standard" service. The Leonard Hotel is a true exception, tucked away behind Marble Arch; this hotel is an excellent find. The hotel offers a traditional, friendly atmosphere in which to relax and play, all rooms are extremely well maintained and equipped and guests of all ages are welcome.
The comfortable rooms offer air conditioning, a mini bar, safe, telephone and ironing facilities. Blended seamlessly into the classical decor is Wi-Fi Internet, plasma televisions, satellite TV, Sony Playstations and pay per view movies. Tea and coffee making facilities are available from the hotel's reception.
The Leonard Hotel also offers Suites. The suites are larger rooms, with separate living/dining areas and bedrooms. Also decorated in a traditional style, they offer stunning accommodation and more conventional Apartments are available for guests who prefer a bit more privacy. Two bedroom apartment suites are capable of accommodating up to six persons, with Grand Suites and One Bedroom Suites accommodating four persons.
Leonard's Cafe Bar, located on the ground floor, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is served daily at the Leonard's Cafe Bar, decked in further traditional decor and accompanied by soft classical music to complete the theme. Enjoy a toasted English muffin for breakfast or anything from the hotels superb breakfast menu.
For an evening meal, the Leonard hotel's intimate Cafe Bar features an excellent menu with many exciting and delicious homemade recipes. Sample dishes include delicious Thai Curry, traditional Italian Lasagna, or maybe a light Greek Salad as well as traditional English dishes. There is also a 24-hour room service menu featuring many of the delicious dishes available in the hotels restaurant.
The Leonard hotel provides its guests with complimentary use of their fitness room. It features both resistance machines as well as cardiovascular equipment to give you a rewarding work out. Whilst the room may not be extensive, don't forget that Hyde Park is only two minutes walk away, and is the perfect place for a jog or walk alongside some of the most picturesque scenery in central London.
If you'd rather relax a little closer to home, why not try the Leonard Hotel's rooftop garden? Perfect for reading and relaxing in summer months, and enjoying a refreshing cool drink in the sunshine.
For business guests at the Leonard Hotel, all needs are catered for. The hotel's reception offers secretarial services including photocopying and faxing and also excellent meeting and conferencing facilities. Meeting rooms offer modern amenities while being styled in a traditional boutique setting. These rooms can also be hired for private parties and dinners. Should you not have your laptop with you or battery is flat again, don't worry, the Leonard Hotel has a public Internet access in the hotel's lobby.
Leonard Hotel's traditional decor offers a charming ambience, which will satisfy any visiting Anglophile, and the hotel's convenient location will please all guests. If staying here, choosing a room on a higher floor is recommended for less traffic disturbance and pleasant views over the city. Single rooms at the hotel can be a little cramped, so it is worth spending a little extra for a Classic room or a Suite.