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The Millennium Knightsbridge hotel is a modern deluxe hotel. Located on Sloane Street in Knightsbridge, just around the corner from Harrod's department store, the second largest in the UK, where you can buy almost anything as long as it's legal, and within walking distance of Hyde Park Corner, Green Park and Piccadilly, the home of the Theatreland district and unique attractions such as Ripley's Believe It or Not museum and the Trocadero games complex. The hotel enjoys a convenient position in one of the more desirable areas of London, with Sloane Square and the Royal Chelsea Hospital, home of the annual Chelsea Flower Show, within walking distance in the neighbouring area of Belgravia.
The Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel's rooms are available in Standard, Superior and Club classes, with a range of suites. Rooms are more spacious than those in Victorian town house conversions and are decorated in a tasteful modern style, with rich wood furnishings, large windows for a bright and airy space and stunning city views in some rooms. All rooms come complete with an extensive range of amenities, compiled with the needs of the modern business and leisure traveller in mind; these include a hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a trouser press, mini bar, air conditioning a flat-screen TV with a range of entertainment channels, high speed internet access in all areas of the hotel (at an extra charge) and a full room service menu if required.
The hotel also offers photocopying and fax services, secretarial services, mobile phone hire, safety deposit boxes, babysitting, a concierge, wake-up service, valet parking, multilingual staff, a currency exchange and much more. If you find you've forgotten to pack something crucial, or you're not sure where to find a facility in the nearby area, it's very likely the hotel can provide it for you in-house. Guests can dine at the hotel's MU restaurant, which offers elegant fusion food, with flavours from all over the world, or if you just ant to grab a light bite or an aperitif, you can head to the Tangerine Cafe Bar, which serves European influenced snacks and a tempting cocktail menu.
The Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel is in a sublime location for sight seeing, shopping and attractions. There will be something for everyone to enjoy on your doorstep, including Hyde Park for open-air concerts, boating on the Serpentine Lake, The Serpentine Gallery and horse riding; The Royal Albert Hall for spectacular musical events; and Buckingham Palace for tours of the Queen's London residence and the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony.
Shopping enthusiasts will find Harvey Nichols department store nearby for understated chic and the shops of the King's Road, a district renowned for its legacy of 60s counter culture, as Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood both had ground breaking shops here. The road has become more homogenised as retail rents have risen, but there are still some unique places to browse amongst the high street and designer names. The Saatchi Gallery is also located in the Chelsea area, for often controversial, but always interesting, art exhibitions.
South Kensington is a ten-minute walk from the hotel, where you will find the Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History museums amongst the Victorian town houses, restaurants and shops.
The hotel is very well located for transport, especially for international visitors who need to transfer to airports outside of London. The hotel is just two minutes walk from Knightsbridge tube station, which services the Piccadilly line, from which you can travel to Heathrow Airport direct in 20 minutes. The hotel is also just 15 minutes walk from Victoria Station, where you can catch the Gatwick Express Train to the airport in about 25 minutes. Both stations also enable you to explore other parts of the city.
The Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel may not have the old-world charm of some hotels located in Knightsbridge, but it does offer excellent service from attentive and friendly staff, comfortable rooms and an extremely convenient location for a fair price. If you choose this hotel, it is worth paying extra for a Club room, which comes with access to a guest lounge, and rooms with views of Hyde Park and the surrounding area will make your stay truly special.