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It really is all about ME as the new Melia opens its doors on London’s fabulous The Strand. Situated right in the heart of WC2, this high end venue promises much with its 157 rooms.
As you are so close to the river side why not indulge in a sumptuous boat trip along the Thames. Simply hop on at either Blackfriars or Embankment Pier and bask in all the sights along the South Bank. These include the likes of the iconic London Eye as well as the House of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and many more.
In addition to this, the South Bank itself is home to a number of different shops, bars and restaurants which all serve a wide range of international cuisine. From Italian, Greek and Spanish to Japanese and the best of British no stone is left unturned when it comes to delivering outstanding food.
Meanwhile for the art junkies among you, check out the Tate Modern which is considered to be the most popular gallery of its kind throughout the whole of the country. Other notable points of interest in the local area feature the Shakespeare Globe Theatre not to mention the Royal Festival Hall.
This is where you will be able to see a host of performances and operas which take place throughout the entire year. Other hotels nearby include the stunning Savoy which had a major 200 million pound plus revamp, One Aldwych and the Waldorf Hilton.
Opened in March 2013, the ME London is certainly set to wow travellers in the capital. Choose from two high end dining areas and a rooftop bar with gorgeous panoramic views over London. This is certainly an awe inspiring experience once you get up there.
The hotel itself is housed in what was formerly known as Marconi House, home to the previous dwellings of BBC Radio. If you want to splash out a little, then go the extra mile with one of their 16 luxurious suites or the aptly titled Suite ME.
Incorporating a penthouse spread over two floors; this features luxury linen, full rain showers and APTIVITA toiletries which are free of chemicals or parabens. In fact you can even have access to their fully integrated media hub as part of the deal. Interiors are stunning with a stone façade with plenty of modern and contemporary touches that evokes a genuine relaxed sensation from the second you step inside the building.
You can choose to at the roof top bar or at the STK steakhouse and Asellina which is their signature classic Italian dining space. The Marconi Lounge is also open for all day dining. But wait there is more thanks to a state of the art fitness centre and relaxation treatments that can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own room.
When it comes to direct transport links the nearest tube station is Temple. This lies in Zone 1 of the underground system and is served by both the District and Circle lines.
It is less than 10 minutes on foot. The closest rail station is Charing Cross and takes approximately a 20 minute walk.