Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Syon Lane 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Tube Station: Richmond 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 2 1.6 miles (2.6 km). Encompassing a development of 13,000 square metres (130,000 sq ft) the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel enjoys an idyllic location within the historic Syon Park. For over 400 years this has been home to the family of the Duke of Northumberland centred around a grade I listed mansion and within own extensive grounds (200 acres). Even long before the Duke lived here the site was home to a medieval Abbey and Syon House was first established in the 1400's. The grounds were once landscaped by 18th-century designer Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.
This location is in west London and sits between central London and Heathrow Airport which is less than 6 miles way. The M4 motorway is close by and and links with the M25 and goes out all the way to Bristol in west England. Beyond the the hotels own grounds there is much to see and do in this part of London. A mile and half to the north west is Osterley Park House which has its own 300 acres of grounds and is home to a great collection of works by architect Robert Adam. The collection is within a 16th century house that he converted to an 18th-century villa. A similar distance to the east is the major attraction of Royal Kew Gardens with its world renowned botanical gardens and exhibits. 1.6 miles to the south is Marble Mill House goes back to 1724 and is a restored Palladian villa in 66 acres of riverside parkland. The area around the hotel is rich in golf courses with an incredible 18 courses within 3 miles. The nearest is Strawberry Hill Golf Course at 0.8 miles. Within easy reach of the hotel are 2 other major UK attractions, Chessington World of Adventures (8.5 miles) and Thorpe Park (9.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Hilton London Syon Park Hotel offers 1000 sq metres of conference facilities, choice of restaurants, bar and a spa. The hotel enjoys views out over Kew gardens and the River Thames. The hotel lobby features a commemorative butterfly house.
The location is a trip back in history as during the construction it was found the site was once home to an ancient Roman Village that served travellers using what a major crossing point for the River Thames.
Sleep:Bedrooms: Classical room amenities blend impeccably with modern elements; sculptural glass shard chandeliers descend from ornate mouldings, guest bathrooms are finished in timeless marble and limestone with recessed wall mounted TVs, illuminated rain showers and heated floors. Rooms look out onto lushly landscaped gardens and reflecting pools, many with private balconies. Every guest room features high speed Internet access, wired and wireless, and a 37" LCD HD TV with a media hub for integrating guests personal electronic equipment with the TV.
Other in-room amenities include Minibar, Safety Deposit Box, Telephone, Air Conditioning, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Work Desk and Alarm Clock.
24 hour room service.
Dining:Brownie's: Ice-cream and coffee parlour. A place focusing on treats for the kids. Outdoor terrace. Serves a wide range of hot and cold drinks and features a Sundae Bar for your ice cream, cornets, and of course, the classic brownie.
Peacock Alley: Martini Bar. Pays modern homage to that timeless cocktail while honouring the legacy of Syon Parks historical Ice House.
Capability: A fine dining restaurant with wine room, smoking terrace and herb garden. Enjoy 'Landscape Cooking', showcasing the best in locally sourced seasonal cuisine along with seasonal herbs grown on the Syon Park Estate. The Terrace is where Syon Park High Tea is served.
Duke's Parlour: private casual dining and cocktails.
The Sun Deck: a roof-top lounge sweeping across the second floor and offering casual sunshine dining with views over Syon Park. An adult playground, a place to let your hair down and revel in the revitalizing energy of the alfresco good life.
The Clubhouse at Syon: Italian Café style cuisine. A place where you feel the place is your own. Features a cosy club room for fireside pre-functions and private film screenings, a games room and an upper level for dining with a historic view.
Private formal dining and personal tour available within Syon House.
Spa:Kallima Club and Spa: 11 luxurious private rooms offering bespoke treatments and therapies for home and travel. Hydrotherapy treatment room with underwater massage and personal treatment bath. Vichy treatment room with therapies utilising
overhead massage jets. Thermal relaxation room with detoxifying heat therapies. Nail spa featuring decadent nail and foot treatments. Fully equipped Technogym² gymnasium with 24-hour access to Person Trainers. Jogging/walking programmes customised for beginners, the more adventurous and the truly brave.
Dr K: To complete the offering, Kallima spa has teamed with Mr Alex Karidis (a highly respected cosmetic surgeon) to open a non-surgical clinic, located within Kallima spa. Mr Karidis and his team offer a range of state of the art, non-invasive treatments for the face and body
Spa facilities also include an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool spa, steam room and sauna with TV.
More:Events: 7 Event Suites. The Grand Syon Ballroom accommodates up to 450 guests theatre style and 320 cabaret style. The Ballroom can be divided ion 3 separate suites.
Guests have access to the Duke's Secret Gardens which is 40 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and an ornamental lake. Fly fishing for Trout takes place in beautiful Syon Park. There is also complimentary guest chauffeur service to Knightsbridge and a helipad on the grounds.
Exclusive use of the Club House including 40 guest rooms, meeting rooms and a restaurant.
24 hour front desk. All areas are no-smoking. Express Check-In/Check-Out and Luggage Storage available. Allergy-Free Room Available. Hotel is air-conditioned. Business centre within the London Syon Park. Full concierge services.
Bedroom Numbers: 137
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Hilton chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Hilton Garden Inn Heathrow Airport: is 4.4 miles (7.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 85% and rates start from about £60.
Hilton Olympia: is 5.1 miles (8.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 70% and base rates begin at about £83.
Hilton Kensington Hotel: 5.1 miles (8.2 km), rated at 76% and with rates from around £116.
Hilton Heathrow Terminal 4: 5.4 miles (8.6 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £108.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 84% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Hilton hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 84% is 6% above the 78% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 311st from 847 London hotels, 11th of 29 Hilton Hotels, 15th of 58 Heathrow hotels, and 139th of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.7 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 4 star Holiday Inn London Brentford Lock, with base rates beginning from £72 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 4 Star Urban Villa may be one too look at being 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the Hilton London Syon Park. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
comment: Was rebranded from the Waldorf Astoria portfolio to the Hilton Hotels and Resorts portfolio. Had originally been marketed as a 5 star hotel when under the Waldorf brand but was marketed as a 4 star hotel after rebranding to a Hilton hotel.
Planning permission for the £40 million pound project was granted to construction company 'Ability' in a deal where they agreed to a number of restoration and conservation projects including the Adam oval carriageway in front of Syon House and the Duchess Gate, which will be opened for the first time since the 1930s. The hotels exterior also has to blend with the historic surroundings. Work started December 2008 and was expected to take 1 year to complete. The Hotel eventually opened on March 11th 2011.
The Hilton Syon Park was built on a site originally earmarked for a Radisson Edwardian Hotel.
During the construction phase in November 2010 the remains of an ancient Roman village was discovered. The find included; human remains, 11,500 fragments of pottery, 100 coins and jewellery which were buried half a metre below ground. The village would have been built to serve the Thames Crossing on the major Roman road to Silchester in northern Hampshire, which was lined with buildings and housed a field system where residents would have grown crops.