Hotel in Detail:An internationally renowned hotel, the Hilton Park Lane offers 5 star service and facilities and a choice of no less than 6 restaurant and bars. Full concierge services.
The hotels bedrooms have marble bathrooms (with bathrobes, hairdryer, telephone) and come in a range of room sizes.
All bedrooms are modern in style, are air-conditioned and use soothing calming colours in their decor. Large windows ensure plenty of daylight and air-conditioning ensures your comfort. Bedrooms have views either over Hyde Park or the surrounding area of London. In-room amenities include minibar, flat screen television with on demand movies (at least 37 inches screen), safe, high speed internet access (charges apply), tea/coffee maker, desk, phone (with auto wakeup and dataport).
Standard and deluxe Rooms: 22m² to 25m².
Executive rooms are decorated with a burgundy colour scheme and include a trouser press and give access to the executive lounge. 25m².
All suites are at least 64m², have executive lounge access, a fax machine, separate lounge and bedroom area with an en-suite bathroom.
Room service is 24 hours and Kosher food is available. Daily newspapers delivered to room. Connecting rooms possible. (can be requested but subject to availability). Floors have lift access.
Dining Options:Galvin at Windows Bar: 98 seats. Located at the top of this 28 floor hotel with views over the surrounding area. A lavish and glamorous environment for this cocktail bar with a bar menu that includes such items as Oak smoked salmon and piquello peppers on toast. Open 10.00 till 01.00 (Monday till Thursday), Friday till 03.00, Saturday: 17:30 till 03:00, Sunday: till 22:30.
Galvin at Windows Restaurant: Elegant styled a La Carte restaurant. 108 seats. Also on the top 28th floor with three hundred and sixty degrees of view, right around the restaurant, makes for a stunning setting. The central part of the restaurant is raised from the floor to give better views. Serves seasonal contemporary French haute cuisine. Open 07.00 till 22.30 (Sunday till 14.30), closed between 10.00 and noon and 14.30 till 18.00 (Saturday 10.30 till 18.00), (Sunday 10.30 till noon).
Trader Vics: 290 seats. Is an exotic restaurant and tropical bar and known for its Mai Tai cocktail. Serves a French Polynesian style menu. Features Tiki carvings on the walls. Open 12.00 till 01.00 (Monday till Thursday, Friday till 03.00), Saturday 18.00 till 03.00, Sunday 18.00 till 23.30.
CC Bar: 40 seats. Chic and stylish Champagne bar. Pommery Champagne served in mini bottles. Calming and neutral tones with intricate lighting effects give the illusion of a secret garden, allowing guests to enjoy drinks beneath the vines.
Open 16.00 till midnight.
Podium Restaurant (was the Park Brasserie): 120 seats. Had a £500,000 refurbishment in 2007 overseen by designer Aukett Fitzroy Robinson. Decorated with silver leaf and ivory glass and American style window blinds. A la carte restaurant serving contemporary seasonal European cuisine and located within the hotels lobby. Open 07.00 till 01.00 (Sundays till midnight).
The Whisky Mist at Zeta:240 seat capacity. Newly opened in June 2008 and created by Nick House & Piers Adam. There are two bars and a nightclub/dance area. Offers a range of drinks including vintage wines, Champagnes and Cocktails. A feature is being able to drink from large containers such as a Victorian trophy cup which costs around £2000 to fill. The restaurant serves a menu that includes smoked salmon, mini burgers, potted shrimps and Aberdeen Angus steak.
Open: 17.00 till 02.00 (Closed Sunday)
Dedicated business centre providing fax, internet access, Secretarial Services, Photocopies and Transparencies, Mobile phone rental and Courier Service. Open 07.00 till 19.00, Saturday 09.00 till 13.00, closed Sunday.
WiFi in all public areas.
The Hilton Park Lane has 5 meeting rooms that have a capacity for between 20 and 50 guests. 3 of these are especially suited as boardrooms centred around a single large table. These are all located on the business level on floor four. A 6th room on the first floor is suited to large events and is called the Grand Ballroom with a capacity for up to 1,200 guests. In total there are 13 function rooms/conference rooms.
The Hilton Park Lane hotel has an onsite health club with sauna, steam room and solarium, as well as a well equipped gym (cardio machines, free eights, stretching area, personal trainers). The hotels spa is to be found on the lower ground floor offering treatments from around the world such as the latest vino-therapies from France and traditional Japanese nightingale dropping facials. Specialising in the latest techniques in global spa treatments. Choose from a wide range of massages such as traditional Swedish and hot oil Polynesian massage and Chinese Tuina/Acupressure. There are four treatment zones, with one single bed room, two larger areas for couples treatments as well as a manicure and pedicure area.
Onsite unisex hairdresser open 09.00 till 18.00.
Hotel offers luggage storage facilities. Florist and gift ship within building. Hotel provides currency exchange service.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Hyde Park Corner 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.3 miles (5.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.6 miles (9 km).
Situated opposite the 350 acres of open space at Hyde Park is the London Hilton Park Lane Hotel. The hotel first opened in 1963 having been designed by William B. Tabler Architects. The 28 floors reach 331 feet (101 metres) affording wonderfully panoramic views over London. The hotel has become synonymous with London and still referred to as 'THE' Hilton, despite being one of many such branded hotels within the capital. Enjoying an enviable location on the edge of one of the countries most affluent and desirable areas, Mayfair. Many large companies have offices here just to take advantage of this internationally known address. Mayfair is largely a mix of residential apartments and corporate offices with top brand shops. Located here are roads such as Bond Street, which attracts visitors from all over the world thanks to its reputation for the best in upmarket jewellery and fashion. The Hilton Park Lane hotel is actually at the south end of Park Lane (a busy main road) a short stroll from Hyde Park Corner. Just the other side of Hyde Park Corner is another popular park, Green Park, which marks the start of the grounds of Buckingham Place (0.5 miles). Also off of the corner is Piccadilly which offers some excellent shopping with names like Fortnum and Mason. Just over half a mile to the north of the Hilton Park Lane is Marble Arch, which also marks the start of Oxford Street, one of Europe's busiest shopping streets and very much geared towards the tourist. London's famous West End and hectic nightlife centres around Piccadilly Circus less than a mile to the East. In fact a few minutes taxi ride in any direction will find a host of some of London's bet known attractions. A selection of which include Apsley House (former home to the Duke of Wellington, known as number One London) (0.16 miles), Wellington Arch (0.21 miles), Michael Faraday Museum (0.45 miles) and the Queens Gallery (0.54 miles). London's top attraction of the London Eye (Millennium Wheel) is 1.3 miles just on the other side of the River Thames by Westminster Bridge.
Bedroom Numbers450 / 28 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (express late check-out options)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 3062 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 808 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 453 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 2254 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and charges may be applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and charges are applicable.
Pets:Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Hilton chain your choices nearby include:
Conrad London St James: is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £288.
The Trafalgar St James: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 90% and base rates begin at about £237.
Hilton Metropole: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 71% and with rates from around £152.
Hilton Paddington Hotel: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £159.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, 19th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 120th of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.0 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 5 star Metropolitan Hotel (Como), where rates start from £1 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Metropolitan Hotel (Como) also offers: free WiFi, a spa.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 45 Park Lane Hotel seems like a possible option. The 45 Park Lane Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. The 45 Park Lane Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (22 Park Lane, W1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 37 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 12 four star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 three star hotel (rated 40%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £351 per night. Starting from £79 at Park Lane Mews Hotel (4 Star, 64%) up to £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 99%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £417, Four Star average: £169 and Three Star average: £110.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Hilton Hotel London Park Lane 42nd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 35th (joint) for the 37 five star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 26th of 50 (13th of 37 five star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 32nd of 38 for sheer value for money (The Hari London was top).
Originally opened as the London Hilton in April 1963 with 512 bedrooms starting at $14 and standing 328 feet high. At the time of opening the Hilton had 5 restaurants and 5 bars.
The hotel was the target of a bomb planted by the IRA (Irish Republican Army, no longer active) which took the lives of 2 people (further 63 hurt) on 5th September 1975.
A fire broke out at the hotel on 1st July 2011 requiring all guests to be evacuated, about 1500 people at the time (incuding pop star will.i.am, Status Quo, Tinie Tempah and celebrities Annie Lennox and Liza Minnelli). The fire was believed to have started in a generator on the lower roof. 4 fire engines and 20 fireman attended the blaze.
Extensive refurbishment 2011/2012.