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One Aldwych is an award-winning, uber-chic, 5-star hotel in the heart of London's West End district. Housed in an ornate Georgian building, neighbouring the Lyceum Theatre, home of The Lion King musical; from the outside the hotel is the epitome of classic British design, but on entering the lobby you are met with a cosmopolitan haven, filled with quirky sculptures and stylish furnishings.
This modernity is also reflected in the hotel's stunning rooms, which come in Aldwych, Executive, Deluxe and Suite styles, all bedrooms enjoy a high standard of comfort, with furnishings and fittings that blend colour and contours to create a relaxed space. The rooms also contain all the amenities the modern traveller needs, including Frette bed linens, iPod docking stations, fibre optic reading lights, large flat-screen TVs in the bedrooms and bathrooms, complimentary wired and Wi-Fi internet access, a mini bar, fresh fruit and flowers delivered daily and more still!
The hotel has a reputation for being 'eco-friendly' and the staff offer a personalised and attentive service, providing champagne in rooms for special occasions and happily sharing their knowledge of the city. The hotel also has an extra range of luxurious facilities to ensure guests have all they need, including a state-of-the-art Health Club, with a chlorine-free pool, sauna and steam room in a superbly outfitted space. The hotel also comprises of a range of trendy restaurants and bars, including Axis at Aldwych, the hotel's premiere dining experience, serving Modern British cuisine. Indigo is a more casual affair, serving Mediterranean cuisine, which overlooks the Lobby Bar, a unique space filled with original artworks. The Lobby Bar is a great place to grab a cocktail and take in the buzz, where you can also indulge in afternoon tea and participate in the occasional Tasting Club events held there.
The hotel is in a superb London location, with London's Theatreland just a stone's throw from your room. Covent Garden is a five-minute walk away, where you will find a wide range of independent and designer boutiques, street performers, a large market and theatres galore. Almost all of London's renowned sights are within walking distance, with Leicester Square and Soho nightlife a ten-minute walk away, South Bank exhibition centres and the London Eye a 15-minute walk away, Trafalgar Square's museums and the iconic sights of Westminster a 15-minute stroll away and London shopping along Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road just a 10-minute walk away. Staying here you will be able to navigate the city with ease and you'll never be more than a few minutes away from something exciting.
The hotel also has excellent transport links; with Covent Garden tube station just a 5-minute walk away. This station is situated on the Piccadilly line, which can take you directly to Heathrow Airport in about 25 minutes; King's Cross St Pancras Station for the Eurostar terminal in just 10 minutes; and many other fascinating areas of the city.
Of course, having this level of quality and convenience doesn't come cheap, but One Aldwych is worth splashing out on, as the level of service, range of facilities and stunning location reflect the cost. Rooms are triple glazed to drown out noise, but a room away from the busy Strand street is advised for light sleepers, and rooms at the top of the hotel offer views of the surrounding area, and if you really want to be pampered, Suite 500 has its own gym and balcony.