Hotel in Detail:The Holmes Hotel London offers the best of design led, contemporary decor and state of the art technology. Steeped in history the hotel is made up from 2 houses dating back to the 1700's (Regency period).
Each bedroom is fully air-conditioned with en-suite facilities. The bathrooms feature frosted glass sliding doors which help to make the best use of space. In each room is high speed internet access (WiFi), dual line telephone, welcome tray, desk area, ironing facilities, satellite television, minibar, hairdryer and laptop sized safe.
There are a range of room options covering Superior, Executive, Executive Studio and Loft Suites.
Executive Rooms have upgraded bathroom amenities, larger bed and added extras.
Loft Suites (50 sq mts) are split level with separate bedroom and lounge with sofa. Amenities include a CD player and guest bathroom. The main bathroom has a roll top deep bath tub and double walk-in shower.
Room service available 24 hours which includes meals from the A La Carte menu along with hot and cold snacks.
Kitchen at Holmes:
Inspired by the seasons the menu is filled with variety, offering a taste of the rich multicultural food scene that is unique to London.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Kitchen at Holmes is open plan, allowing you to enjoy your meal with a side of culinary theatre. Its buzzing atmosphere and Marylebone Village feel have firmly established it as one of the areas most sought all-day dining destinations.
Kitchen at Holmes is an all day restaurant, neighbourhood bar, and destination for lovers of good food. Dishes are aged, smoked and grilled straight from the open kitchen using the finest ingredients to harmonise global flavours.
The signature Sherlocks Pipe cocktail can be enjoyed in the bar alongside favourite wines, draught beers, and a DJ in the evenings.
Kitchen at Holmes is also home to an outdoor terrace, which is open daily from breakfast until late, and an ideal spot for lunch or evening drinks.
The Holmes Hotel London has 7 flexible meeting rooms for 5 to 50 people that come with multiple phone lines, high speed internet access and A/V equipment. The On-site Health and Leisure centre is located on the lower ground floor. Facilities include a gymnasium (open 24 hrs), sauna and steam room. There is also a Feng Shui Style beauty treatment room offering facials, massage, manicure/pedicure and more.
Open from 07:00 till 23:00.
Hotel offers concierge and porterage and has baggage storage facilities. Currency exchange serve and guest laundry faculties.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Baker Street 158 yards (144 metres), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.6 miles (5.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.7 miles (7.6 km). This hotel boasts 5 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km).
The Park Plaza Holmes Hotel London is situated on Baker Street. A street name made famous across the world by the detective from the novels of the same name. Indeed the Sherlock Holmes museum is just 400 yards to north along Baker Street. This location just about marks the start of central London on its Northern side and Baker street boasts a multitude of bars, shops and cafes, including the Barracuda casino. The bottom end of Baker Street joins Oxford Street, and this marks the start of the heart of London and what is known as the west end. Oxford Street is one of Europe's busiest shopping street with a huge range of shops from small boutiques to large superstores. Just behind the hotel and on its eastern side is the area known as Marylebone. Mostly a residential area centred on its bustling High Street it has a contrasting feel (more communal) to the more central areas of London. Half a mile to the north is Regents Park. A large open space which includes an open air theatre and London Zoo. Its only slightly further (0.6 miles) to Hyde Park where you will find horse riding and boating among the many things to do and see there. Other nearby places of interest include Platform 5 at Baker Street Station (the oldest part of the London tube system) (0.1 miles), Madame Tussauds and the London Planetarium (0.2 miles), Elvisly yours and Beatles mania stores (0.2 miles), Wallace Collection (0.3 miles) and Wigmore Hall (classical music venue) (0.4 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 119 / 4 floor
Check-in (express option): 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out (express option): 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.6 out of 5 by 656 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.6 out of 5 from 519 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 427 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 137 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Park Plaza chain nearby from this brand are:
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel: is 2.0 miles (3.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 84% and rates start from about £151.
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge: is 2.2 miles (3.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £151.
Park Plaza County Hall: 2.2 miles (3.6 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £142.
Park Plaza Waterloo: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 87% and with rates from around £143.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 92% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Park Plaza Hotels have an average guest rating of 86%. The Holmes Hotel London with its rating of 92% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Park Plaza hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 87th from 865 London hotels, 1st of 7 Park Plaza Hotels, and 34th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch, with base rates beginning from £177 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Z Hotel Gloucester Place. 0.2 miles from here (0.3 km), has been rated at 88% by past guests and has rates from around £70.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Connaught Hotel stands out in that regard, it's only 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here. The Connaught Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (108 Baker Street, W1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.8 miles (1.2 km) radius. The 50 consist of 14 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 10 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 2 two star hotels (average rating 60%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top 4 star hotel is Holmes Hotel London (this hotel) at 92%. Of these hotels the highest rated is The Beaumont London (5 star) at 99%.
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. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £175 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at St George Hotel/Hostel (1 Star, 59%) to a high of £739 at Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 Star, 90%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £325, Four Star average: £136, Three Star average: £74, Two Star average: £67 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Holmes Hotel London 4th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 1st for the 24 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 24th of 50 (12th of 24 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 8th of 40 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Montcalm London Marble Arch was top).