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London seems to breed innovative new concepts and Searcy's Roof Garden Rooms is a good example of this, with a slightly different approach to city accommodation. The hotel concept comprises of some beautiful boutique bedrooms in a Knightsbridge Townhouse, boast an unusual breed of charm and character. This feels more like a home away from home than a hotel, yet more intimate and exclusive than a serviced apartment, and the town house is located in the winding streets behind Harrods, in a very quit area, which means that you are mere minutes away from one of London's most renowned shopping locations.
Being recently refurbished Searcy’s Roof Garden Rooms offer a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff with the high level of personal and attentive service. All 11 bedrooms have a charming country house character, with delightful chintz patterns and dust ruffles, curtain ties and quirky art prints; these rooms may not be minimal, but they ooze comfort and personality. Al rooms include super king beds, plasma TVs with a wide option of channels, plus the usual amenities, such as Molton Brown bathroom products, a complimentary Wi-Fi connection and air conditioning. Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast in bed, or if they wish they can head to the stunning roof terrace, a real rarity in London, and enjoy it al fresco.
The hotel doesn't cater for evening meals, but there are plenty of fabulous eateries nearby, to suit every price range, even though you are in such an affluent and well-heeled district. The Chelsea Brasserie and Bar has a tasty, eclectic menu; The Botanist serves very elegant British cuisine and Patisserie Valerie has a worldwide reputation for its delectable pastries and baked goods.
A peaceful heaven in the bustle of London and yet conveniently located for Knightsbridge, for exclusive, high-end shopping; Hyde Park, where you can watch open air concerts, sail across the Serpentine Lake or muse over the art in The Serpentine Gallery; South Kensington museums, including the Victoria & Albert, Science and Natural History, which all have vast collections of fascinating artifacts and educational but fun interactive installations; and the theatre district. It is perfect for people seeking an alternative to large hotel chains.
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.
Searcy's Roof Garden Rooms may be one of the quirkiest accommodation options in the city, the staff even come down in an elevator to pick you up straight from the street, but it is a wonderfully unique experience and the level of service, standard of rooms and location are of the highest quality. Previous guests have raved about the hotel, and the only downside is that the hotel isn't terribly family friendly, but for a romantic break or a sight seeing trip, this is the perfect place to book.