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Set in the West London area of Hammersmith, the Novotel London West occupies a large modern building with a contemporary frontage that includes a sweeping concrete arch and lots of glass. The hotel is about four miles from the centre of London, although its good London Underground links mean that visitors can get into the heart of the city in as little as 25 minutes.
The River Thames is just a ten-minute walk from the hotel. Head for Hammersmith Bridge where there is a river walkway with a series of popular pubs overlooking the Thames, including The Dove which dates back to the 17th century. If you’re in London in early April, you can watch the historic Boat Race from the riverside path. This sporting fixture, a rowing race between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, has been held in London since 1836.
Guest amenities at Novotel London West include wireless internet access throughout the hotel (for a charge), an onsite shop selling gifts, magazines, books, toiletries and other items, and a fully equipped fitness centre. Private secure parking is available for a surcharge. Other facilities include a cash machine, a tourist information desk, and a shoeshine machine. The hotel offers a full concierge service and pets are allowed for a charge.
The hotel has 630 guestrooms, including four suites, 592 non-smoking rooms and eight rooms adapted for people with mobility problems. All rooms come with air conditioning, minibars and TVs with pay-per-view and free channels. Ensuite bathrooms have showers, baths and hair dryers. Executive rooms feature Bose iPod docking stations, coffee machines and bathrobes and slippers. Suites have a separate living room with a sofa and dining table.
Novotel London West welcomes children and two kids under sixteen get to share a room with their parents or grandparents (maximum of two adults) and eat a buffet breakfast for free. A children’s menu is available and each child gets a special welcome and a gift on arrival. The hotel can arrange babysitting on request.
Novotel London West has two restaurants and a bar. Aroma is set in a contemporary room with chic décor and mirrored walls, and serves international cuisine. The buffet style menu changes daily and offers choices like Cajun Chicken on Roasted Courgettes and Penne Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Olives. The Artisan Grill offers a modern European menu in a sophisticated room with mood lighting. Diners can expect dishes like Baked Tartlet of Wilted Spinach and Forest Mushroom Gratin, and the generous Mixed Grill which includes lamb cutlet, sirloin steak, lamb kidney, pork loin and crispy back bacon.
Decorated in fashionable black and white and featuring walls covered in modern photographic prints, the Lounge Bar offers a range of snacks and quick meals as well as a wide selection of drinks. The menu includes burgers, salads, pizzas and traditional English Fish and Chips.
The hotel is just a three-minute walk from the Hammersmith transport hub which includes many bus routes and four London Underground lines offering efficient connections throughout London as well as to the international airports.
Another bonus that comes from staying at the Novotel London West is that you can jump on the Hammersmith & City Underground line and be in one of the capital’s most romantic neighbourhoods, Notting Hill, in about 10 minutes.