Hotel in Detail:A landmark Art Deco hotel in one of Londons most prestigious locations. First opened way back in 1927 the Sheraton Grand Park Lane has a long and colourful history. The hotel combines elegant luxury with modern high tech amenities.
The bedrooms stay true to the Sheraton Grands art deco heritage and many have great views out over Green Park. Some bedrooms have a real fireplace and marble bathrooms, original features of the hotel.
In-room amenities include WiFi internet access, large flat screen satellite television with movies (video check-out), air-conditioning, hairdryer, safe, direct dial telephone with voicemail, dataport and working desk. Beds are Sheraton designer Beds. En-suite facilities include marble bathroom with free top brand toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.
All guests get free portable Wi-Fi. This is a travel companion allowing for internet access anywhere during your stay without having to pay data or roaming charges. The device also allows you to make free calls to all local numbers, plus five selected international countries. Families with multiple rooms can also call from one Handy to another.
Superior rooms are larger than standard room. Many of our bathrooms have original 1920s marble décor, and most have a separate bath and power shower. many of the Superior rooms have views over Green Park.
Club rooms are all on the 7th and 8th floor. They come with VIP amenities and access to the club lounge.
Club Lounge: A relaxing and upscale facility. Offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon hors d'oeuvres and a variety of beverage options. There is a bar with House Spirits while Cocktails and upgraded spirits are available at an additional charge.
Art Deco Suites have a walk-in wardrobe. They have a 1920s luxury style, golden dome and a bevelled-mirror wall, Complimentary Champagne Afternoon Tea experience and a Nespresso machine.
Connecting rooms and handicap accessible rooms available. Floors have lift access.
Maid service includes turndown. Room service is 24 hours. Wakeup calls.
Dining Options:Smith & Whistle: Serving a carefully selected choice of local beers, fine English wines, honest food, and expertly crafted cocktails, in a friendly atmosphere with a nod to the style and history of the hotel and its Mayfair surroundings. The bar takes its name from the 1920's duo, Detective Inspector Smith and socialite scoundrel Mr. Whistle; sworn enemies who would call an occasional truce to meet at the bar and swap secrets from either side of the law. Also hosts music events including jazz.
The Palm Court restaurant and Bar: Enjoy traditional full afternoon tea to the background of the resident harpist. Also serves lunch. The Palm Court is a grand lounge setting with a feel of the grandeur of years gone bye.
Open: 8:00 till 14.00. Bar open till 02.00
Caffé Musetti: Serves a range of coffee, fresh pastries, salads and sandwiches.
Open weekdays 07.00 thru 16.00.
Open: 07.00 till 16.00 weekdays
Mercante Restaurant: Italian restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Features a large indoor dining room and south-facing terrace. The menu changes regularly to reflect everyday market food and “Per Oggi”. The menu represents Italy as a whole, with different regions being pulled together in one kitchen. The menu is divided into seven sections: Spuntini (small plates), Salumi & Formaggio (cold cuts & cheese), Fritti & Forno (fried & baked), Grano & Pasta (wheat & pasta), Carne & Pesce (meat & fish), Contorni (side dishes) and Dolci (desserts), with dishes available in small, medium or large. The dishes can also be shared amongst guests.
Open: Breakfast 06.30 to 11.00 (from 07.00 weekends). All day dining noon till 22.00.
In all the bars and restaurants the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane serves its own brand of water, which is tap water which has been filtered through the hotels own filtration system for the cleanest water, the hotel brands this as FRESH water.
11 meeting and function rooms with the premier venue being the Ballroom which can accommodate up to 700 guests in its 11,000 sq footage. A range of meeting rooms are available with some suited to smaller boardroom style meetings. High tech amenities are supplied with the likes of AV equipment and high speed transmission lines.
An in-room spa, massage and salon service is available. Other hotels services include luggage storage, safety deposit boxes, round the clock security, lifts, laundry/dry cleaning and currency exchange. Hair salon onsite.
The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane hotel has a full concierge service that operates 24 hours.
The hotel also has a 24 hour health facility with the latest fitness equipment including cardio machines and provides a chance relax and workout. There's also a 24 hour dedicated business centre and secretarial services.
The hotel is full non smoking.
The hotel has chosen several Dalmatian dogs as their official mascots.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Green Park 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.2 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km). The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, despite is name, its actually located on Piccadilly some 170 yards from Park Lane. This is the west end of Piccadilly, from the hustle and bustle of the east end, and opposite the grounds of Green Park. Just the other side of Green Park is Buckingham Palace. Its very much a central London location and in a prime location. This is the southern edge of Mayfair which is one of London's most exclusive areas and home to the highest density of 5 star hotels in the UK. There are several major shopping areas in the surrounding areas. These include Knightsbridge (0.4 miles), Sloane Street (0.5 miles), Bond Street (0.5 miles), Regent Street (0.6 miles), Oxford Street (0.7 miles) and the Kings Road, Chelsea (0.9 miles). Park Lane borders Hyde Park, a large open space with lots of things to do and see. As you walk east along Piccadilly you will find a range of shops and places on interest including the Fortnum and Mason department store and the Royal Academy of Arts. As you hit Piccadilly Circus (0.7 miles) you have reach the heart of London's west end, the place where the nightlife is at its peak and London's theatreland is to be found.
History: Name changed in July 2016, had been called The Park Lane Sheraton.
Major multi million pound refurbishment 2014-2016 including upgrading of all bedrooms.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide sold its leasehold interest to 'Settled Estates' (SRSSE) in May 2014. Starwood signed a new long-term management deal so the hotels name/branding remained unchanged.
Parking: Covered car park. (charges apply)
Bedroom Numbers: 303
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £50 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Sheraton Hotels across the chain average 80% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Sheraton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 528th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 3 Sheraton Hotels, and 126th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 5 star Metropolitan Hotel (Como), where rates start from £309 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Metropolitan Hotel (Como) also offers: free WiFi, a spa.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Radisson Blu May Fair Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), has scored 82% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £228 (theres free WiFi too).
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 Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane seems like a possible option. The Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane is only 0.2 miles (0.2 km) away. The Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (Piccadilly, W1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 36 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 three star hotel (rated 83%). The highest rating in the area goes to 41 Hotel (5 star) and also the Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) (both joint top with 100%).
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £348 per night. The lowest rates are at £79 at Park Lane Mews Hotel (4 Star, 66%) and highest base rates of £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 98%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £409, Four Star average: £200 and Three Star average: £82.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Sheraton Grand Park Lane 39th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 31st (joint) for the 36 five star hotels in the area. The hotel is 19th of 50 (6th of 36 five star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 38th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Goring Hotel was top).
Awards: Tea Council award for excellence 2007, 2009 thru 2013