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The Marylebone Hotel is a popular institution in London for many reasons. It has a fabulous location in the heart of Marylebone, flanked by affluent Mayfair and esteemed Bloomsbury; has some of the friendliest staff in the city; and is a haven of chic contemporary style, with Parisian furnishings, hand laid mosaics, Italian ceramics and just the right balance of traditional fabrics and patterns and restrained modern elegance.
Guests can choose from Superior, Deluxe and Suite rooms, each complete with stunning decor, mixing calm colour palettes with bold accents and large, bright windows. In-room amenities take into account the needs of the modern traveller. Thoughtful touches include duck-down duvets, high-powered hairdryers, Nespresso machines and aromatherapy associates bath products.
Staff at the hotel are very attentive and helpful, delivering phone messages by hand, serving complimentary canapés for special occasions and greeting you with a smile, they make an effort to include little touches to make your stay extra special. Hotel facilities are excellent, including a state of the art gym and spa and even an 18-meter swimming pool (a rarity in London hotels), which adds an extra level of luxury to your stay. The hotel's restaurant ONE08 Marylebone Lane sources food from local gourmet suppliers such as The Ginger Pig and La Fromagerie to provide diners with the best of London's gastronomic offerings. If you fancy a light bite or a drink in sophisticated surroundings, you can enjoy a snack, teas, pastries and something with more of a kick in the ONE08 Marylebone Lane Bar. You can also indulge in afternoon tea, a British tradition.
Located in the heart of Marylebone, the hotel enjoys a superb location well within walking distance of some of London's main attractions. Whether you want to indulge in some serious retail therapy on Oxford Street, Bond Street and Regent Street's many designer and high street boutiques just a few minutes' walk away or you want to discover what's afoot with London's greatest fictional detective at the Sherlock Holmes Museum, you only have to take a pleasant ten-minute stroll. You can also peruse fine art at the Wallace Collection galleries just a few minutes walk away, say hello to a few celebrities at Madame Tussaud's waxwork museum or see some exotic London residents at London Zoo in Regent's Park to the north. If you would like to see more green space in London, you can visit Hyde Park, where The Serpentine's fantastic modern art collection is housed, and you can ride horses, go for a jog or take a trip on a solar-powered shuttle boat.
The hotel is also well located for London transport. Oxford Circus tube station is just a five-minute walk away and services the Bakerloo, Victoria and Central lines. These lines offer links to some of the UK's largest travel hubs; you can get the Gatwick Express Train from Victoria Station, the Eurostar from King's Cross St Pancras, the Heathrow Express Train from Paddington Station and explore many of London's further afield sights. 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.
With praise from hotel insiders and guests across the board, this hotel deserves its impressive reputation. If you are choosing to stay here, it is worth enquiring about upgrade options when checking in as they are sometimes offered free o guests who are celebrating a special occasion.