Hotel in Detail:The Arch Hotel London is a boutique style hotel made up of seven grade II listed former Georgian townhouses and 2 mews residences. The hotel offers a mix of English heritage with a modern style, the traditional with the contemporary. The lobby features a large screen plasma television over the reception. Throughout the hotel you will find imaginative British art, rich fabrics and colours. The décor includes modern black-and-white images of London, art from the likes of artists such as Georgia Fiennes and Julie Cockburn, wooden floors, recessed spotlights, stone fireplaces and heavy oak doors. One of the few London five star hotels that are pet friendly with their food being cooked to order.
All bedrooms are individually designed with comfortable living space and a modern chic style with bespoke colour schemes. The decor includes thought-provoking art, rich textiles, sumptuous furnishings and striking wallpapers. Sash windows allow rooms to fill with natural light. Bathrooms have black granite and mirrored finishes, rain showers, bath pillow, flat screen television and Malin + Goetz toiletries.
All rooms are air-conditioned and have a working desk, complimentary wireless internet access, complimentary soft drinks minibar, flat screen TV with Sky HD (includes foreign channels), DVD/CD player with access to the hotel DVD library, Internet radio with I-Pod docking, US and European adaptors in each room and Laptop safe with charging facilities.
Superior Rooms have a queen size bed, complimentary Nespresso and Jing team making facilities.
Deluxe rooms have King or twin beds.
Executive rooms have King or twin beds and a full size writing desk. Some have four poster beds and separate study area.
Hunter 486: The Arch hotels 90 seat restaurant and bar. 486 was the dialling code for Marylebone just north east of the hotel. The menu is of simple all-day dishes with the likes of eggs Benedict, lamb shank and pizzas from a wood-fired oven all typical options. The setting is glamorous and compact and has been set out with individual areas. The dining area is separated into sections for the library, dining, bar and the Le Salon de Champagne. There is an open kitchen with a visible fire from the stone baked pizza oven.
Martini Library: The area has plush armchairs, period stone fireplaces and a collection of Taschen and Daunt books celebrating the magical golden age of Broadway. This is the place to enjoy traditional afternoon tea or relax with a drink of something stronger. Guests can request a top-up via a button.
The Kitchen: Lively open plan kitchen with authentic wood fired oven, leather banquettes and refectory style tables. Chic style with a friendly ambience. The menu makes use of locally grown produce and organic ingredients.
Open: Breakfast 6.00 till 10.00 (till 10.30 weekends), Lunch 10.00 till 18.30, Dinner 18.30 till 22.30
High Tea 16.00 till 19.00
Bar: Stylish pewter top bar, iconic Philippe Starck bar stools and pressed tin ceiling. Full range of drinks, spirits and signature cocktails.
Le Salon de Champagne: With original designer chairs by Tom Dixon, intimate booths with floor to ceiling banquette seating and an elegant champagne graffiti ceiling of famous quotes and tasting notes, painted by award-winning illustrator, Sara Fanelli. Arty social vibe and serving a range of Champagnes.
The Arch hotel London has its own gymnasium open 24 hours. You'll find the gymnasium on the lower ground floor with its treadmills, cross trainers, rowers and weights. There's an area for stretching and Power Plate equipment. Personal training sessions and yoga tuition on request.
WiFi throughout. The hotel offers a large library of DVD's for guest.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Marble Arch 334 yards (305 metres), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.8 miles (6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.9 miles (7.9 km). There are 7 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). On the north west corner of the very heart of London and just 350 yards from marble Arch. No secret then that the hotel, The Arch Hotel London, gets its name from its famous nearby landmark. This location has you within walking distance of Oxford Street which starts at marble Arch and runs for some 1 and a half miles of never ending shops, bars and restaurants. You'll find stores of every size and suited to every taste in what is actually the busiest shopping high street in Europe. Just beyond Oxford Street is one of he most exclusive areas within London, Mayfair. With its mix of super exclusives residences, designer boutiques and quality restaurants it has much to offer even for those not able to afford to live there. While Oxford Street starts on one side of Marble Arch, Hyde Park is found on the other. Large open spaces with so much to do and see, full of landscaped themed gardens, statues, play areas and sporting facilities its one of central London's jewels. The Arch Hotel is handy for the nearby Edgware Road. This section of the much larger A5 has become famous for its middle eastern shops and restaurants and catering to the large middle eastern population living around this area and the neighbouring Bayswater. Some of the best Known attractions such as Buckingham Palace and the London Eye are more of a drive or tube/bus than a walk at 1.3 and 2 miles respectively. Nearer places of interest include the Wallace Collection (0.3 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.5 miles) and Sherlock Holmes Museum (0.5 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 82
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Small Luxury chain nearby from this brand are:
Flemings Hotel Mayfair And Apartments: is 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £194.
St James Hotel And Club Mayfair: is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £292.
Capital Hotel: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £254.
Dukes St. James London Hotel: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £303.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 98% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Small Luxury Hotels across the chain average 90% so this hotel is one of the better rated Small Luxury hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 7th from 861 London hotels, 1st of 9 Small Luxury Hotels, and 4th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 5 star Montcalm London Marble Arch, where rates start from £204 and which has a 95% guest satisfaction rating.
As the The Arch Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Ten Manchester Street Hotel. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) away. Rates start from around £149 and is rated by guests at 89%. The Ten Manchester Street Hotel has: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Lord Milner Belgravia. 1.6 miles away (2.6 km), has scored 80% from former guests where rates start from approximately £94.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (50 Great Cumberland Place, W1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. Consisting of 13 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 12 three star hotels (average rating 73%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates.
For the nearest 50 hotels in the area we have base rate data on 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £156 per night. Starting from £40 at St George Hotel (3 Star, 59%) with top rates of £510 at Claridge's Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £280, Four Star average: £144, Three Star average: £72, Two Star average: £55 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked The Arch Hotel 2nd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 2nd (joint) for the 13 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 43rd of 49 (7th of 13 five star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 1st of 48 for pure value for money. The hotel managed a terrific value for money ranking (no.1 ranking) and this was despite above average base rates thanks to a great guest rating score.
History:The Arch hotel was formerly the Bryanston Court Hotel (established 1975) and newly re-opened in January 2010 after a multi million pound renovation/refurbishment project.. However it bears little resemblance to the former 3 star establishment having undergone a £25 million pound refurbishment in 2009.
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