Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Marble Arch 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.6 miles (5.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5 miles (8 km). The DoubleTree by Hilton Marble Arch Hotel London is located just off from Marble Arch and right by the famous shopping area of Oxford Street. The entrance is on a relatively quiet side street opposite the Thistle Marble Arch Hotel. A few minutes walk from the Hotel is Park Lane which is where you can find a variety of buses, including open top, for seeing the sights of London. Also close by is Edgware Road where shops and restaurants are very much geared towards the Middle Eastern traveller. Hyde Park is just under 400 yards from the hotel. The park offers so much to do and see for the family and you could easily spend a whole day just exploring the park and the adjacent Kensington Gardens. This location is on the North Western edge of central London giving easy access to the tourist areas but also being convenient for the suburban areas such as St Johns Wood and Maida Vale. Its also just a short stroll to Baker Street made famous by the Sherlock Holmes stories and indeed the Sherlock Holmes house and Museum is just over half a mile from the hotel at the north end of Baker Street. Other nearby attractions include the Wallace Collection (0.2 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.6 miles), Elvisly yours and Beatles mania shops on Baker Street (0.6 miles), Michael Faraday Museum (0.7 miles), Alexandra Fleming Laboratory (0.8 miles) and Apsley House (0.9 miles).
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Hotel in Detail:The building itself is grade II listed and has a long history having started life as a stately home built by John Adam for Lady Black. This was in the early 1700's when she was a lady-in-waiting to the court of King George II. Many of the original Georgian features of the building remain today such as the ornate ceilings to be found in the restaurant and the conference rooms.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Marble Arch hotels bedrooms have a traditional and elegant style with a home from home feel. They all come with air-conditioning, satellite flat screen TV, electronic safe, media hub, direct dial telephone, free high speed internet access, desk, trouser press, hairdryer, alarm clock/radio and coffee /tea maker. All rooms have marble en-suite bathrooms with rain shower and toiletries.
There are three suites which have a separate lounge and are arranged over two floors. These suites have a lavish style.
Room service is 24 hours. There are some rooms available for special needs. Iron and ironing board on request.
Dining:Fire & Spice Bar & Kitchen: A hidden urban oasis, sip exotic cocktails, sample platters to share and then indulge yourselves with deserts! Serves simple seasonal dishes every day, from healthy salads and chunky baguettes to sizzling steaks and burgers straight off the char-grill.
Open: 07.00 till 22.00 (Weekends 08.00 till 23.00)
Texture Restaurant: Named Newcomer of the Year' by Hardens Restaurant Guide and has a Michelin Star. Textures Restaurant boasts a unique menu with a strong focus on quality ingredients, as well as an extensive wine list.
Open: Noon till 14.00, 18.30 till 23.00. (closed Weekends).
Indigo Lounge Bar: Warm wood panelling and rich fabrics make this bar the perfect place to relax whilst enjoying a wide range of wines, spirits, cocktails and light snacks.
Open: 11.00 till 23.00.
More:The DoubleTree by Hilton Marble Arch hotel has 3 sound proofed and air-conditioned meeting/conference rooms which all make use of natural daylight. The largest room can accommodate up to 120 guests theatre style. 5 smaller rooms are designed for 10 or less delegates.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Marble Arch Hotel is fully air-conditioned throughout and complimentary WiFi internet access is available in all pubic areas. Reception is staffed 24 hours.
Additional hotel services include a 24 hour Concierge, coffee shop, Babysitting services can be requested, Safe deposit facilities and laundry services. The hotel also has a small onsite fitness centre.
Bedroom Numbers: 121
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £48 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Doubletree chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Doubletree Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel: is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £125.
Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel: is 1.5 miles (2.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £161.
Doubletree By Hilton West End: 1.6 miles (2.5 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £190.
Doubletree by Hilton London Kensington: 1.8 miles (2.9 km), rated at 75% and with rates from around £116.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Doubletree hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 866 London hotels, 11th of 13 Doubletree Hotels, and 240th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with rates that start from about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from the Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel could be a good choice. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (4 Bryanston Street, W1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 19 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 7 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 70%). Top 4 star hotel is Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel at 98%. Coming out as the top rated hotels are The Arch Hotel (5 star), The Beaumont London (5 star), the Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) and the Connaught Hotel (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £241 per night. They range from a low of £49 at St George Hotel (3 Star, 61%) up to £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 98%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £404, Four Star average: £155, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £79.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch 41st (joint) of 50 and 19th for the 23 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 18th of 49 (10th of 23 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 29th of 47 for sheer value for money (The Arch Hotel was top).
Comment: Was called the Best Western Premier Mostyn Hotel until its re-brand to a Doubletree By Hilton Hotel in October 2012.
Major refurbishment 2009/2010 took its rating from 3 stars to 4 stars.
History: The building was once the private residence for Lady Black, Lady in Waiting to King George, and is renowned for its magnificent ornate ceilings, crafted by John Adams in 1800.