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"Expertly transformed from one of London's 18th century stately mansions"
A welcoming, peaceful haven in the heart of fashionable Mayfair, the Millennium Hotel Mayfair overlooks Grosvenor Square and is within easy walking distance of the shops of Oxford Street and the boutiques of Bond Street.
The wide-open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are nearby offering relaxation or exercise. With its Georgian façade, the Millennium Hotel Mayfair has all the discreet charm of an exclusive private residence. Home to the Duchess of Kendal in the 18th century, this graceful building boasts many fascinating links with the past. In fact, Wellington's victory over Napoleon was announced on this very spot. Please note that this hotel is completely non-smoking.
"Overlooking Grosvenor Square Gardens in fashionable Mayfair"
Rooms range from a Standard room to a Luxury Suite. All rooms are well appointed and spacious, with tasteful decor in rich, opulent fabrics, which complements the elegant surroundings.
In-room amenities include Internet access, pay per view movies, tea and coffee facilities and a mini bar. Suites have complementary extras, such as a separate guest toilet, walk in wardrobe and exclusive access to the hotel's Executive Club Lounge, where you can enjoy a drink in elite surroundings with personal waiting staff.
All guestrooms offer:
24-hour room service
tea and coffee making facilities
iron and ironing board
direct dial telephone
broadband and wifi
flat satellite television, pay per view movies
rich wood furnishings and high ceilings
Club Rooms also offer:
24-hour room service
Bathrobe and bath slippers
Safety deposit box
Club Lounge offers:
access to Club Lounge 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m
light supper buffet
Club rooms and Suites also include a complementary breakfast, although there are plenty of cafes if you don't want to pay extra, such as the Berkley Square Cafe and Cafe L'Express. Some rooms have stunning views over Grosvenor Square, which has been name checked in many Oscar Wilde plays, so it is recommended to request a room with a very grand view when booking,
Staff at the hotel are friendly, attentive and eager to make your stay that little bit more special, whether they are upgrading your room for a special occasion, storing luggage, offering advice on local attractions or helping you to check in early, they have been praised considerably by guests. Hotel facilities are also good, with an impressive, palatial lobby; a smart, comfortable bar where light snacks are served with drinks; a dedicated children's concierge; and the AVISTA restaurant, which offers rustic and regional Italian cuisine, and was recently awarded two AA Rosettes.
"Within a ten minute stroll you can access much of central London"
The Hotel is very well placed for local attractions at the centre of Mayfair. Hyde Park, London's largest green space is just a five minute walk away, where you can go for a jog, ride a horse from Hyde Park stables, visit Speakers' Corner, peruse the modern art collection at The Serpentine or ride the solar powered shuttle. Department stores Harrod's and Harvey Nichols are both just a ten-minute walk away, offering shoppers everything from designer luggage to pets. More designer shopping can be done to the east of the hotel in Bond Street, Piccadilly and Leicester Square, where you can find a huge selection of designer and high street shops including Fortnum & Mason, where you can find luxury food and enjoy afternoon tea. Piccadilly is the entrance to London's theatreland, and home to the London Palladium, and the Criterion and Piccadilly Theatres, as well as the Trocadero and Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, which will keep the whole family entertained.
The hotel is situated just a ten minute walk away from Bond Street tube station and 15 minutes walk from Green Park tube station. Bond Street services the Central and Jubilee lines, from which you can explore, further afield in London and access National Rail hubs such as Waterloo Station. Green Park services the Jubilee, Victoria and Piccadilly lines, from which you have a direct link to Heathrow Airport (via the Piccadilly line); Victoria Station (where you can transfer to Gatwick Airport); and King's Cross St Pancras (where the Eurostar terminates). Bus links in the area are reliable and frequent, and you will see more of London than riding on a tube, or you can rent a Boris bike and explore the winding, historical streets of London. If you arriving at the hotel by car, the hotel can be accessed by the M4 or M23 to the A23, and there is an NCP car park under the hotel.
The Millennium Hotel Mayfair is a pricier option, but this is to be expected in such a historic and central location. This hotel offers luxurious grandeur in an extremely desirable area, from which you can easily access sights, shops, restaurants and major transport hubs. Traffic near Grosvenor Square means that rooms at the front of the hotel can be noisy, but you may wish to overlook this to enjoy the stunning views a front-facing room allows. Despite this minor inconvenience, the hotel's regency charm, historical legacy and the possibility of a free room upgrade make this a good choice to splurge on if you want to experience the genteel life of central London's upper echelons for a short while.