Hotel in Detail:The Park Tower Knightsbridge hotel (Marriott Luxury Collection) is unusual in that is has an oval or 'pineapple' shape rather than the block construction normally found in London. Inside this means that bedrooms take on a wedge shape. A modern hotel offering the best in traditional service.
All rooms have views of the surrounding neighbourhood. Bedrooms enjoy exquisite furnishings with mix of contemporary and classical style. Modern and elegant they all have individual climate control.
All rooms are en-suite (finished in marble and with supplied toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, walk-in shower, heated vanity mirror). In-room amenities include mini bar, two line direct dial telephone with voicemail, CD library, desk, safe, high speed internet (WiFi and Ethernet), interactive 42" flat screen TV with cable channels, internet browser (separate keyboard) and on demand movies (with parental controls) plus video check-out.
Relax in your luxury bed with 200 thread count cotton sheets and hypoallergenic pillows.
24 hour room service for all rooms. Iron and ironing board on request. Evening turndown service. Connecting can be requested but are subject to availability. Apart from in single rooms an extra single placed can be added subject to a supplement.
Penthouse Suites: Located on the 17th floor. Walls are decorated with wood panelling and floors have marble detail. Separate lounge area with eight seat dining table. Bathrooms have freestanding bath and hot steam bath.
Butler rooms and suites: Your very own personal assistant. Also comes with in-room check-in and personal valet service including express laundry.
Executive rooms: Fax/copier/printer and DVD/stereo unit in the Executive rooms.
Dining Options:The Park Tower Knightsbridge has 2 restaurants and 2 bars.
Knightsbridge Lounge and Terrace: The terrace offers al-fresco dining in a chic setting. Light meals and snacks served along with tea and coffee, champagne and canapé. Food served 09.00 till 22.00.
The elegant Knightsbridge lounge features an eighteen foot chandelier along with trompe l'oeil walls (this is where through art an illusion is created to look like something exists when it doesn't) and original pieces of artwork. Gilded chairs grouped around elegant marble-topped tables. Serves afternoon tea of scones with clotted cream and jam, finger sandwiches, fresh pastries, and a fragrant selection of loose-leaf teas. Sample menu items include French Rock Oysters from Brittany served with shallot vinegar and buttered bread, or golden Osetra caviar served with crushed potato, onion, chopped egg and crème fraiche.
Open 09.00 till 20.00.
Restaurant One-0-One: Voted "Best Fish Restaurant" by Harden's Guide for five consecutive years. Refurbished in 2010. Multiple award winning venue named after the address of the hotel (101). Serving Seafood and French Cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere.
Features "petits plats" a creative assortment of small plates designed to allow diners to sample and combine more of the exciting new flavours and textures. The 'petits plats' are divided into four themes Low Tide and Wonderful Discovery, Delicacies from the Shore, High Tide with its Exceptional Sea Fishing, and The Goodness of the Sea and the Earth to indicate their gastronomic focus.
The artful space has a 50 seat capacity and is furnished with armchairs and banquettes. A palette of rich browns, aquatic blues, and richly textured furnishings enhance the oceanic theme. Decorated with with wood panelling.
Also incorporates a separate elegant casual style bar.
Open: 07.00 till 10.30 (Saturday till 11.00, Sunday 08.00 till 11.00), 12:00 till 14:30 (Weekends from 12.30), 18.30 22.00.
The Hyde Bar: Friendly ambience in this gentleman's style bar which has live entertainment each day. Excellent selection of vintage cognacs and cask-aged whiskeys. Cigars sold from the Cigar Humidor along with a good selection of cocktails along with classic whiskies and cognacs. With warm oak panelling and rich leather armchairs.
Since 2005 the Hyde Bar has been serving its own creation, the Diamond Martini. A mix of Remy Martin Louis XIII cognac, champagne and Angostura bitters and with a real diamond, its size determined by your preference.
Since the UK introduced its no smoking law for public spaces the Sheraton Park Tower Hotel has created Outdoor Garden Area, a permanent extension on the forecourt side of the hotel. Here you will find a comfortable bar and table surrounded by greenery. South-facing for sunshine all day long, and can be covered by a fully retractable large canopy and heated with lamps on colder days. Here guests can smoke throughout the day.
Afternoon tea served 15.00 till 18.00. Serves light lunches.
Open 09.00 till midnight. Live piano music 15.00 till 18.00, 18.30 till 01.00 (Sunday 20.00 till 23.00).
The Park Tower Knightsbridge Hotel (Marriott Luxury Collection) has 4 meeting/function rooms the largest of which can handle a maximum of 120 guests. They come with A/V equipment and internet access. The Trianon room has an added bonus of an Italian terrace.
Corporate travellers can also appreciate the on-site 24 hour Business Centre with broadband workstations. Secretarial and translation services available along with printing, shredding and packaging facilities.
Onsite gymnasium with cardio equipment/treadmills and accessories which is free for guests and open 24 hours.
Spa and salon treatments can be arranged in the privacy of your own room.
Full concierge services round the clock. Currency exchange, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes available. Onsite gift, jewellery and florist shops. Hotel is air-conditioned and handicap accessible.
The Park Tower Knightsbridge is a pet friendly hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Knightsbridge 123 yards (112 metres), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.7 miles (6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.2 miles (8.4 km). The Park Tower Knightsbridge, built in the 1970's, stands opposite Hyde Park on Knightsbridge. This is a fashionable and upmarket area surrounded by a huge choice of high quality shopping, especially fashion along Sloane Street which is on the west side of the hotel. There is also a wide choice of restaurants and bars in the surrounding vicinity. Two of the best known department stores on Knightsbridge are 'Harvey Nichols' which is next door to the hotel and 'Harrods' which is some 400 yards further along the road. This end of Hyde Park is the site of the barracks for the House Hold Calvary who guard the British Monarch and Buckingham Place (0.7 miles ). You can often see them exercise their horses in Hyde Park. This location is within the very centre of London, just on its western edge. Knightsbridge itself is a major through road as it's part of A4 dual carriageway and so is bust most times of the day and into the evening. However a taxi is always to be found along the road and transport links are good as its well served by buses (routes 184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11.414) and within walking distance to 2 tube stations, Knightsbridge and Hyde Park Corner. To the rear of the hotel is Belgravia where many foreign embassies choose to locate. Its also home to one of the most expensive areas in the UK to live, Eaton Square. Other nearby places of interest are Apsley House a.k.a Number One London (0.3 miles), Wellington Arch (0.3 miles), Albert Memorial (0.6 miles), Victoria and Albert Museum (0.7 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.7 miles), Speakers Corner and Marble Arch (0.7 miles).
A big plus for some The Park Tower Knightsbridge guests is that the hotel has its own casino, the London Park Tower Casino.
also see: Hotels with a casino
History: Starwood sold the Luxury Collection Hotels brand to Marriott in 2016. Was called The Sheraton Park Tower Knightsbridge until 2015 when it as rebranded to become part of Starwoods Luxury Hotel Collection.
Bedroom Numbers: 280
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (express and video check-out options)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £48.30 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £10 per 24 hours.
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the The Luxury Collection chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Wellesley Hotel Knightsbridge: is 392 yards (358 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £365.
Westbury Hotel Mayfair: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £192.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 90%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . The Luxury Collection Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most The Luxury Collection hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 448th from 861 London hotels, 2nd of 3 The Luxury Collection Hotels, and 118th of 132 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 5 star Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London, where rates start from £480 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Capital Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 89% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £249 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star Bulgari Hotel London ticks many of the right boxes. The Bulgari Hotel London is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. The Bulgari Hotel London has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (101 Knightsbridge, SW1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 33 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 83%) and 4 three star hotels (average rating 65%). Overall the best rated hotels is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers.
For the nearest 50 hotels in the area we have base rate data on 49 of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £267 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £64 at Tophams Hotel Belgravia (3 Star, 53%) while the highest base rates are £678 at Bulgari Hotel London (5 Star, 98%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £318, Four Star average: £175 and Three Star average: £80.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Park Tower Knightsbridge 38th of the 50 local hotels and 29th for the 33 five star hotels in the area. 32nd of 49 (15th of 32 five star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 42nd of 47 when judging value for money (41 Hotel was top).