Hotel in Detail:The Montcalm Hotel is a former Georgian Town House dating back to 1787. It has been a hotel since 1973 and is named after French General 'the Marquis de Montcalm'. A Nikko hotel since 1985. Its location on Great Cumberland Place is a small crescent slight set back from the main road and at the northern end of Park Lane. The hotel boasts a contemporary style while preserving its heritage values.
A feature of the hotel is the unique duplex suites (two level) which have spiralling staircases that lead from the lounge to bedroom.
In March 2010 the hotel was said to be the first fully scented hotel in the world. Guests can choose their personal favourite fragrance at check-in.
All rooms are fully air-conditioned and have a direct dial telephone with voice-mail, safe, free wireless high speed internet access, desk, 37" flat screen TV with satellite channels, in room safe, trouser press, ipod dock, minibar and hairdryer. A nice touch is the choice from 6 individual rooms scents. Each room enjoys a complimentary newspaper, fresh fruit and water and a turndown service. Beds are Hypnos super comfortable Kings sized beds. A fax machine, copier and printer can be requested for in-room use.
An unusual aspect of the hotel is a bedroom especially adapted to offer low allergen accommodation. All furnishings are specially chosen for their low allergy characteristics and the windows are sealed to minimise outside pollution.
Room service is 24 hours.
Each bedroom is en-suite with bathrobes, slippers, TV, scale, bath, top brand toiletries, bidet and rain shower/bathtub and are finished in marble.
The Montcalm Rooms: 20 sqm
The Portman Rooms: at 25sqm
Marble Arch Club Rooms: 28 sqm, come with complimentary access to Club Lounge. Lavishly furnished with king size bed and hand-made woollen carpets.
The Montcalm Ladies First rooms: Designed with the lady traveller's comfort and needs in mind. Lavishly designed and equipped with pampering and lush facilities. They come with:
Curling and Flat Irons, Nail file and Vanity Kit, Skirt Hangers, Jewellery Holders/Box, Fresh flowers and Fashion magazines.
There are a number of suites which come with a butler service. They all have an individually design and are decorated with original artwork. The decor includes sumptuous fabrics and they are fitted with state of the art technology. Bathrooms are opulent and feature Gessi rain showers with hydro massage system and chromatherapy lights.
Dining Options:The Crescent Restaurant serves a menu of fresh seasonal international dishes. The restaurant also has a club lounge area.
The Grill at The Montcalm serves contemporary British grill options.
The Montcalm Bar has an extensive bar menu along with a range of cocktails and traditional English afternoon teas.
The hotel has 3 meeting rooms suitable for up to 80 delegates. The main suite is the Marquis de Montcalm Suite which is suitable for banquets an functions while the other two are suited to boardrooms style meetings.
In July 2013 the hotel opened its Grand Ballroom with a ground space of 4,240 square feet witha capacity for up to 550 guests.
On the ground floor is the hotels dedicated business centre where you can make use of services such as internet access, computer with office software, printing and scanning.
Front reception is staffed 24/7. This is a non-smoking hotel. The concierge team are members of Society of Golden Keys/Les Clefs décor and are on hand to assist 24/7.
All guests have the use of a smartphone free of charge for the duration of their stay.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Marble Arch 228 yards (208 metres), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.7 miles (6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5 miles (8 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km).
The Montcalm Nikko Hotel London, is wonderfully located on the border of central London. Yards from Marble Arch, Oxford Street, Mayfair and Hyde Park with good transport links. Marble Arch is also the North Eastern corner of Hyde park, a large open space that itself joins with Kensington park Gardens. Shopping is all around, both at the Edgware Road with its middle eastern flavour and also the long Oxford Street with major chains, novelty shops, bars and cafes. Just the other side of Oxford Street is Soho, China Town and the London West End. All of London's attractions are accessible from this location thanks to the excellent public transport links serving this area. The nearest places of interest include Speakers Corner (0.2 miles), Wallace Collection (0.3 miles), Wigmore Hall (venue for Chamber music and classicals recitals) (0.5 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.6 miles), Sherlock Holmes Museum (0.6 miles) and Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.6 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 143
Check-in: 14. (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.7 out of 5 by 6309 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 3116 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 4 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 5 out of 5 from 3193 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £49 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Montcalm chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
The Marble Arch London Hotel: is 63 yards (57 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 79% and rates start from about £162.
Montcalm At Brewery London City Hotel: is 2.9 miles (4.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 87% and base rates begin at about £114.
M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City: 3.1 miles (5.1 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £113.
Montcalm Royal London House: 3.2 miles (5.1 km), rated at 94% and with rates from around £144.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 94% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Montcalm Hotels have an average guest rating of 88%. The Montcalm London Marble Arch with its rating of 94% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Montcalm hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 26th from 865 London hotels, 1st of 5 Montcalm Hotels, and 19th of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 5 star The Prince Akatoki London, whose lowest rates start at about £240 and which has a 92% guest satisfaction rating. The Prince Akatoki London also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the The Marble Arch London Hotel. 0.0 miles from the Montcalm London Marble Arch (0.1 km), has been rated at 79% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £163.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star Connaught Hotel may well be of interest to you. The Connaught Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) away. The Connaught Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (34-40 Great Cumberland Place, W1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 16 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 9 three star hotels (average rating 75%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top rated of the local hotels are The Beaumont London (5 star) and also the Connaught Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £199 per night. Rates range from £35 at Linden House Hotel (2 Star, 69%) and the highest rates top out at £750 at Dorchester Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £364, Four Star average: £150, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £55 and One Star average: £49.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Montcalm London Marble Arch 3rd of the 50 local hotels and 3rd for the 16 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 35th of 49 (4th of 16 five star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 1st of 39 for sheer bang for buck.
Background:First hotel in UK to offer guests use of their own free to use smartphone while they are guests at the Montcalm Marble Arch.
First hotel in London in August 2014 to give its staff Google glass to aid customer service.
Was the Montcalm by Nikko Hotel till 2012.
In November 2008 the Montcalm hotel underwent an £30 million pound refurbishment. The works resulted in another 15 rooms, a gymnasium, a spa, 'signature' restaurant and new bar. Completed late 2009. Became a 5 star hotel from 4 star at this time.