Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: St.James"s Park 105 yards (96 metres), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.8 miles (4.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.2 miles (10 km). The St. Ermin's Hotel London is situated in the heart of central London in a relatively quiet side turning off of Victoria Street. Just around the corner from St James's tube station and Victoria Street which is yards away and is always a great place to hail a black cab or catch one of the several buses that have routes along this major road. A short walk from Parliament Square (0.2 miles) which is home to the Houses of Parliament , The House of Lords and Westminster Abbey . Just across Westminster Bridge which starts by parliament Square is the London Eye (Millennium Wheel) (0.7 miles) which is probably the most popular attraction in London. To the rear of the Hotel is St James's Park which is the South side of the grounds of Buckingham Palace (0.3 miles). To the North East at 0.7 miles is Trafalgar Square. This is a major landmark and events venue in its own right. On the North side of the square is the National gallery while the square is used to celebrate events such as the Chinese New Year and New Years Eve itself. The famous fountain with its surrounding lions is often a used an an impromptu bath and shower for visitors celebrating a particular event. Its should be stressed however that this is not actually allowed. Nearby major shopping can be found at Bond Street (fashion and jewellery) (0.7 miles), Regent Street (0.8 miles) and the Kings Road Chelsea (1.1 miles).
Hotel in Detail:A Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel. The St Eermins Hotel is a Grade II-listed Victorian style hotel with a traditional English style providing elegant and charming surroundings and a restful air. The Hotel interior is dominated by the stunning Baroque Staircase and the wonderful architecture of the lobby (where afternoon tea can be enjoyed).
In keeping with the overall feel of the hotel the bedrooms have a classic English feel but with a contemporary style. A global, textural influence lends a calming feel to each bedroom. The rooms cover eight different categories of accommodation type and every one of them is individually styled and designed.
Room amenities include en-suite facilities (bath, shower, white company toiletries, fluffy bathrobes), air-conditioning, high speed internet access (wired and wireless), safe, ironing board, flat screen TV, radio with MP3 dock, trouser press, direct dial telephone with voicemail, minibar, tea/coffee maker (cafetiere) and hairdryer. Each room has a desk with multi national electrical sockets. Rooms have both wired and wireless internet access.
Room configurations include superior rooms, one hundred deluxe rooms and eight suites.
Rooms adapted for accessibility are available. Room service is provided 24 hours. Guests staying in the suites have access to the Club lounge.
Dining Options:Caxton Grill: A stylish restaurant serving innovative modern European food founded on seasonal and local ingredients. Striking interiors with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The Caxton Quick menu is ideal for a time-pressed business lunch the full Caxton Grill menu offers a wide variety of dishes for a more leisurely dining experience. The kitchen features a Josper Grill, an innovative cooking method that imparts a distinctive charcoal flavour to all the meat and fish placed upon its coals.
Caxton Bar: Fully licensed with full range of drinks. Serves a snack menu alongside the drinks.
The Caxton Terrace is unique to St. Ermins hotel, an alfresco space overlooking the tree-lined courtyard and the same menu as The Caxton Bar.
Traditional afternoon tea is served in the hotel lobby.
The business traveller is well served with 15 meeting and conference rooms fitted with up-to-the-minute equipment. The largest room can accommodate up to 250 delegates. The majority of these rooms enjoy air-conditioning along with the use of natural daylight.
The St Ermins Hotel has its own library furnished with antiques.
WIFI internet access is offered at this hotel (charges apply).
Bedroom Numbers: 331
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £55 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Marriott chain your closest choices would be:
Marriott County Hall Hotel: is 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £271.
Park Tower Knightsbridge: is 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £239.
Grosvenor House (A JW Marriott Hotel): 1.2 miles (1.9 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £247.
Marriott Grosvenor Square: 1.2 miles (1.9 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £207.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Marriott Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is one of the better rated Marriott hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 52nd from 866 London hotels, 5th of 22 Marriott Hotels, and 19th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London, whose lowest rates start at about £119 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Chamberlain Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has scored 91% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £87 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star South Place Hotel stands out in that regard, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (2 Caxton Street, SW1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The 50 consist of 16 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 4 star hotel is Nadler Victoria at 96%. Of these hotels the highest rated is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £183 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 74%) to a high of £505 at Ritz Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £312, Four Star average: £160, Three Star average: £91 and Two Star average: £74.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank St. Ermins Hotel 8th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 2nd (joint) for the 16 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 37th of 50 (15th of 16 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 35th of 49 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Haymarket Hotel was top).
History:The St Eermins Hotel sits on the site of a 15th-century monastery founded by King Henry VII after being shipwreck off the coast of Brittany. He gave credit for his survival to St Ermin, a Welsh saint. Built as mansion flats in 1887 and converted to a hotel in 1900.
Became a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel in 2013.
Became a MGallery collection hotel in 2010. Mgallery is part of the Accor hotel group.
Sold by NH Hoteles in April 2010 for £65 million pounds to US real estate development company Amerimar Enterprises. NH Hoteles acquired the St Eermins hotel in 2006 after taking over control of Jollys Hotels group.
£30 million pound refurbishment 2011. The hotel closed from 4th January 2011 to April 2011.
Additions to the hotel in 2005 saw the installation of two lifts for accessibility, one giving access to the hotel restaurant and the other is installed at the hotel entrance.