Hotel in Detail:Recommended for a romantic break. The hotel is centred around a much loved all day dining restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner. The Dead Street Townhouse offers a boutique type experience with just 39 bedrooms making for a more intimate stay. The hotel is housed in a 4 floor former Georgian townhouse now Grade II listed built in 1735 by John Meard.
The restaurant serves seasonal (changes weekly) British cuisine which has been sourced from local producers where possible. The restaurant has a very British style with vintage armchairs, hard wooden floors, contemporary works of British art and traditional cut glass chandeliers. Guests can indulge in high tea here which includes freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, and freshly cut. The restaurant includes a lounge and bar area where guests can sit and enjoy a drink without dining in the restaurant. The restaurant also showcases a hand–picked soundtrack played in the form of bespoke playlists.
The guest rooms are all individual, air–conditioned and vary greatly in size. They range from 25 square metres to 40 square metres. Whichever room you choose you will find either a king–size or super king–size bed. All rooms offer a flat screen television with sky channels, wireless internet access (complimentary) and a stocked minibar. All rooms are en–suite which have a rainforest shower, hairdryer, hair strengtheners and top brand toiletries.
In–room amenities include Bose iPod dock, tea and coffee making, safe, Heating, telephone, radio and DVD player.
Daily maid service and room service.
The reception desk is open 24 hours. Hotel has a lift and is air–conditioned. Totally non–smoking throughout.
Services offered by the Dean Street Hotel include laundry and dry cleaning.
Two guest bathrooms with rainforest showers, fresh towels and toiletries are set aside for guests to freshen up if there is wait for your room to be ready on check–in.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.6 miles (4.1 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 6 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km).
The location of the Dean Street Townhouse Hotel puts you right on top of the bustling heart of London's nightlife and the Soho district. This part of Soho is particularly known for its varied restaurants and indeed the Dean Street Townhouse is an all day restaurant itself. Picking this hotel means you are opting to have the best of the nightlife within walking distance. 300 yards to Oxford Street, 350 yards to Leicester Square and 350 yards to Covent Garden. Dean Street is part of the area that is very busy right up until the early hours of the morning. Of course this is also part of theatre land which means you have 20 theatres within a quarter of a mile, the nearest being Prince Edward Theatre. You have Ronnie Scoots famous jazz club almost next door.
Bedroom Numbers: 39
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.5 out of 5 by 810 past guests
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 172 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 810 reviews)
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 188th from 865 London hotels, and 70th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Dean Street Townhouse Hotel and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Hazlitts Hotel, where prices begin from around £199 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating. The Hazlitts Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
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 Soho Hotel (The) seems like a possible option. The Soho Hotel (The) is only 0.0 miles (0.0 km) away. The Soho Hotel (The) has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (69-71 Dean Street, W1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 19 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 6 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Top 4 star hotel is The Resident Soho at 98%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Soho Hotel (5 star), the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and also the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £183 per night. Rates range from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) with top rates of £475 at Rocco Forte Brown's Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £281, Four Star average: £132, Three Star average: £103 and Two Star average: £18.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank SoHostel top.
History: Over its long history the building has been home to several members of the aristocracy and notable people such as composer Vincent Novello. These days the building is best known as having been home to the Gargoyle Club which opened in 1925. A club with its own band and was frequented by the likes of Fred Astaire. In 1979 the Original comedy store opened above the Cargoyle Club. In the 1980's the Cargoyle Club became Gossips nightclub. Finally closing when the Dean Street Townhouse Hotel opened.
The building has been said to be haunted by Nell Gwyn, mistress of King Charles II.