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).
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 143
Check-in: 14. (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £40 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 80% and rates start from about £151.
Montcalm At Brewery London City Hotel: is 2.9 miles (4.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £113.
London City Suites: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £114.
M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City: 3.1 miles (5.1 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £108.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 94% by past guests. The London average is 80% 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 across the chain average 89% so this hotel is one of the better rated Montcalm hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 27th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 6 Montcalm Hotels, and 20th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.7 miles, 1.1 km) would be the 5 star The Arch Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £240 and which has a 98% guest satisfaction rating. The Arch Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the The Marble Arch London Hotel. 0.7 miles from the Montcalm London Marble Arch (1.1 km), has been rated at 80% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £162.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair could be a good choice, it's only 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from here. The Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, 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 15 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 11 three star hotels (average rating 74%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top rated of the local hotels is Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) at 100%.
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 £200 per night. Rates range from £35 at Linden House Hotel (2 Star, 70%) 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: £375, Four Star average: £158, Three Star average: £72, Two Star average: £57 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 5th of the 50 local hotels and 5th for the 15 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 35th of 49 (3rd of 15 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 2nd of 47 for sheer bang for buck (The Arch Hotel was top).
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.
2018: Top Hotels in UK: 6th, Top Hotels for Service UK: 23rd, Top Luxury Hotels in UK: 12th
AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for London 2012-2012