Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Tube Station: Marble Arch 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Marylebone 0.5 miles (0.9 km), Motorway Junction: M1 junction 1: 4.8 miles (7.8 km). The Radisson Blu Portman Hotel London is situated on the corner of Portman Square opposite the Hyatt Regency Churchill Hotel. This is a central location yards from Oxford Street and a short stroll from Marble Arch/Speakers Corner (0.2 miles). Oxford Street is one of Europe's busiest and most popular shopping areas and leads to other busy areas such as Bond Street (fashion and jewellery), Regent Street (restaurants, bars, shops, entertainment) and Tottenham Court Road (Electronics and entertainment). Close by are two large and popular Parks, Regents Park (0.5 miles) (home to London Zoo) and Hyde Park (0.3 miles) (boating, gallery, sports). Just over a half miles walk from London West End and the best of the theatres, nightlife and restaurants within London. Nearest attractions include the Wallace Collection (0.2 miles), Wigmore Hall Classical music venue (0.4 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.5 miles), St Marylebone Parish Church/cabbages and frocks market (0.5 miles),
Each of the Radisson Blu Portman hotel rooms are decorated with modern furniture in neutral earth tones and attractive prints on the walls. Each room is styled along a theme of either Art Deco, Scandinavian, Oriental, Italian or British, something to suit every mood.
Rooms are air-conditioned and en-suite with bath, Power Shower, phone and hairdryer. In-room you will have a direct-dial telephone with voicemail, tea/coffee facilities, satellite TV with in-house movies and games, complimentary WiFi internet access, minibar and dataport. Entry by keycard system.
Business class rooms come with Breakfast Buffet, Bathrobe, Newspaper, Safe and Access to Fitness Centre.
King Studio as Business class and with Lounge area with television, Reading area and Dressing area.
Suites as King Studio plus art décor or Italian interior. Also with Guest W.C, Separate lounge with leather sofa, coffee table and television, Bedroom with desk, television, fitted wardrobe and dressing table.
Penthouse suites all have an individual decor and are more luxurious than the suites. The Cambridge and Oxford suites have a separate kitchenette area, while the Windsor suite has a marble bathroom with a separate walk-in shower and a separate guest toilet. The Portman suite has a master bedroom, a twin bedroom, two bathrooms, a dining table and kitchenette.
Standard: 16-18 sq meters
Superior: 20-25 sq meters
Business Class: 20-25 sq meters
King Studio: 36 sq meters
Suites: 40 sq meters
Room service is 24 hours.
Dining Options:The Radisson Blu Portman hotel also features a beautiful full service contemporary restaurant serving an international menu with a French twist. Guests can enjoy a breakfast buffet with a choice from a 90 item menu. Lunch and dinner also served and with al fresco dining during summer on the patio area. A La Carte and Buffet options.
Open: Breakfast 06:30 till 10:30 (Saturday till 11.00, Sunday 07.00 till noon), Lunch noon till 14.30, Dinner 18.00 till 22.30
There's a lovely bar/lounge where guests can relax over a quiet drink after a busy day of sightseeing or shopping. Range of cocktails served. Relax to the sounds of the resident pianist.
A traditional English afternoon tea between 3pm and 6pm in the fireside lobby.
There are 11 function/meeting rooms located on the 1st floor with WiFi provided and with a capacity for up to 600 guests in the ballroom.
For the energetic and health conscious the Radisson Portman has a Fully equipped cardiovascular gym with steam and sauna rooms. Tennis courts in Portman Square.
There is also a Business Centre where they provide computers for guests for a charge along with fax, copy and laptop connection services.
Wifi in all areas of the hotel.
Hotel also provides full valet, concierge (can arrange horse riding in Hyde Park) and dry-cleaning services.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 4 star hotels is 81%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Radisson Blu Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Radisson Blu hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 376th from 802 London hotels, 9th of 14 Radisson Blu Hotels, and 167th of 302 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch, where prices begin from around £116 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Radisson Blu Sussex Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), achieving a rating of 78% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £84 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Montcalm London Marble Arch seems like a possible option. The Montcalm London Marble Arch is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (22 Portman Square, W1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 16 five star hotels (average rating 87%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 10 three star hotels (average rating 72%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 62%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 60%). Coming out as the top rated hotels are The Arch Hotel (5 star) and also the Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) (both joint top with 94%).
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £150 per night. They range from a low of £32 at Linden House Hotel (2 Star, 61%) up to £419 at Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 Star, 94%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £260, Four Star average: £121, Three Star average: £57, Two Star average: £53 and One Star average: £39.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Radisson Blu Portman Hotel 25th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 8th (joint) for the 20 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotels is 30th of 49 (16th of 20 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotels to get an overall ranking of 39th of 48 for sheer value for money (The Arch Hotel was top).
Even though this hotel is below the London average rating for 4 star hotels it still rates above average for similar hotels in the local area.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Radisson Blu chain your choices nearby include:
Radisson Blu Sussex Hotel: is 276 yards (252 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 78% and rates start from about £84.
Radisson Blu Berkshire Hotel: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £104.
Radisson Blu May Fair Hotel: 0.9 miles (1.4 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £175.
Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel: 1.0 miles (1.6 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £81.
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £28.80 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Bedroom Numbers:272 / 18 suites
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Comment: Following the break between the SAS group and Radisson in 2009 the hotel dropped the SAS branding and replaced it with the new brand of Blu.
In December 2006 the 80 year lease for the hotel was sold for eighty million pounds to Gloucester Capital.
2010: Bronze for Sustainable Tourism