Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Victoria 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). The 41 Hotel enjoys a wonderful location overlooking the Royal Mews and adjacent to the Queens Gallery on Buckingham Place Road by Buckingham Palace. This is a central location in the heart of London and its tourist attractions and walking distance from Victoria Station with a direct train service to Gatwick Airport (Gatwick Express). Nearby attractions include Green Park, St. James's Park, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral and the London Eye (Millennium Wheel). Shopping is well catered for with Victoria Street within walking distance and many other smaller shops and restaurants in the surrounding area.
Hotel in Detail:The 41 Hotel offers five star service thanks to a staff to guest ration of 2 to 1, enveloping guests in a sophisticated style and elegance with a mix luxury with modern practicality for both business and leisure guests alike. The club-like qualities provide an atmosphere of warmth, comfort and superb service. Guests can eat, meet, drink and sleep surrounded by opulence and luxury. Advance booking guests will receive a form setting out all their requirements such as the options for the likes of an exercise bike, Humidifier, yoga mat, neck support pillow, bed board, romantic turndown service (candles and rose petals), Swiss chocolates and even personal interests and hobbies.
The 41 hotel features split level suites and a magnificent conservatory suite with a glass ceiling.
All rooms in the 41 are finished in eye-catching black and white fabrics with traditional mahogany furniture and each and every one is unique. The finest hand made mattresses and warm feather duvets will ensure a rested mind and body for the day ahead whilst 21st Century technology provides the perfect way for you to conduct business away from the office. Room facilities include direct dial phone (also in bathroom), interactive TV (on demand movies, music), fax (can connect to laptop via usb) and copy machine, Ipod docking station (Ipods available at reception) and WiFi and Ethernet internet access, hair dryers and air conditioning.
Some rooms have great views over the Royal Mews which is part of Buckingham Place and where horses can often be seen having their daily exercise.
Executive Hospitality Suites: Come with an interconnecting executive lounge able to host small meetings. There is also a separate dining area and additional guest bathroom. Bathrooms have separate bath and shower and have top brand toiletries. Facilities available include a Laptop, LCD projector, personal Butler, Personal Assistant for the day 9-5.30pm, Unlimited movies/music/internet/WIFI, Champagne and canapé delivered in the evening, Bentley transfer to a London venue.
Room service for all rooms is 24 hours and is extensive covering snacks to three course dinners.
Dining Options:Executive lounge: Flooded with natural daylight from the glass roof and features mahogany wood panelling, conservatory-style glass glass ceiling and a fireplace. Morning papers, magazines, DVD games and Internet access. Extensive breakfast buffet, traditional afternoon tea, full evening meals and light snacks from a comprehensive Room Service menu. Serves evening cocktails, dinner and food all round the clock.
The all day menu features regular favourites including traditional soups and the "41" beef burger which can be enjoyed while catching up with the latest world news on the large plasma screen in the lounge area.
41 guests can enjoy anything from a range of soft drinks, a wide selection of teas and coffees or a glass of wine by the fire in the private sanctuary of the Executive Lounge.
The Cavalry Bar, located on the premises of the adjoining sister property, The Rubens, offers a more traditional environment to enjoy a beer whilst soaking up the atmosphere enhanced by the sounds of the resident pianist.
For something more exotic a variety of cocktails may be sampled in the trendy bbar next door, serving everything from a Classic Martini to a Mojito or an inventive Champagne cocktail. bbar also offers 30 wines by the glass to suit all tastes.
Library Restaurant (next door at the Rubens hotel but can be charged to your account at this hotel): Luxurious, yet intimate, setting. As a resident guest you can charge this to your '41' room account.
The hotel also has a meeting room with extensive facilities for up to 10 guests.
The hotel can let you have a pass for access to the close by Gymnasium and leisure centre with swimming pool (not part of the hotel).
Some services such as treatments and massage can be arranged with the hotel to enjoy in your own room. This can be within the hour at anytime.
Baby sitting and DVDS especially for children can also be arranged with reception.
Bedroom Numbers: 30
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £39.90 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 97% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole and is actually the top ranked 5 star hotel listed on our website.
Red Carnation Hotels have an average guest rating of 95%. The 41 Hotel with its rating of 97% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Red Carnation hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 1st from 841 London hotels, 1st of 6 Red Carnation Hotels, and 1st of 124 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 5 star Halkin Hotel, where rates start from £355 and which has a 96% guest satisfaction rating. The Halkin Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 21 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 12 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is 41 Hotel (this hotel) (5 star) at 97%.
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 £190 per night. Rates range from £58 at Comfort Inn Buckingham Palace Road (3 Star, 77%) with top rates of £630 at Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane (5 Star, 94%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £293, Four Star average: £155, Three Star average: £80 and Two Star average: £79.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank 41 Hotel 1st of 50 and 1st for the 21 five star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 46th of 50 (17th of 21 five star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 4th of 50 for pure value for money (51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites was top).
Named as the top London hotel according to online reviews by ReviewPro in 2013.
Travel and Leisure magazine:
2016: Top Hotels in World: 43rd, Top Hotels in London: 1st, Top City Hotels in Europe: 1st
2007: 10th top hotel in Europe, 2nd in London
2016: Top Luxury Hotels in World: 18th, Top Hotels in Europe: 15th, Top Small Hotels in UK: 7th, Top Hotels for Service in UK: 12th, Top Luxury Hotels in Europe: 18th, Top Luxury Hotels in UK: 1st
2015: Top Luxury Hotels in Europe: 25th, Top Luxury Hotels in UK: 8th, Top Service in UK: 11th (top in London), Top Small Hotels in UK: 10th (top in London)
2014: Top London hotel for romance
2013: Top London hotel for service (3rd in UK, 12th in Europe)
2013: Top small hotel in London (5th in UK, 16th in Europe)
2011: 15th Top Hotel in Europe (top in London)
2009: 23rd in worlds top Luxury Hotels and top in London
2006 Rated top hidden gem and also best for romance in the UK
2010: Bronze for Small Hotel/B&B of the Year
2005: Silver for best small hotel