Hotel in Detail:The Radisson Hampshire conjures an up an image of traditional English elegance with an under spoken character and sports an Edwardian facade. However it blends this with up to the minute modern facilities to ensure your stay is happy one. As you enter the hotel lobby you are greeted by the hotels doorman. Most areas of the hotel are softly lit and furnished with works of art.
Maintaining the hotel English country house style are the hotel bedrooms. The decor includes details such as fin-de-siecle prints along with works of art while furnishings feature traditional mahogany. Faux silk adorns the walls while the cushions are hand embroidered. The hotel is proud to display the Sargent paintings by Oliver Richardson.
All rooms have a separate bathroom finished in Sicilian marble with heated towel rails and luxury toiletries. Bedroom amenities include free WIFI internet access, minibar, safe, tea/coffee maker, iron, direct dial telephone with dual lines and personal telephone number and voicemail, trousers press, sound proofing, air-conditioning, Cable TV, desk, modem connection, hairdryer and valet service.
Deluxe rooms offer a larger environment than standard rooms with a daily turndown service, stall shower, bathrobes and slippers.
For even more luxury consider a suite. Each suite is individually decorated and enjoy great views over the capital and are furnished with designer furniture and fabrics. A name well known in the hotel industry, Phillipe Starck, has designed the bathrooms. The latest Bose entertainment systems are fitted in some suites.
Three rooms are adapted for accessibility.
The hotel provides room service 24 hours.
CCTV cameras operate throughout the hotel while each floor can only be accessed by the use of the guest electronic door key.
Dining Options:Leicester Square Kitchen: Embracing the art of shared dining in a relaxed, luxurious, sophisticated yet cool setting with a great vide and ambience. Showcasing an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates, complemented with the finest wines and signature cocktails. DJ plays lounge music.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Radisson Hampshire hotel has 5 meeting/conference rooms that can handle anything from two to seven hundred guests.
Express check-in and check-out is available as an option on request. As you would expect at a five star hotel the front reception remains manned 24/7.
Other hotel services include valet/laundry, currency exchange, baggage storage via concierge, 'In hotel' mobile phones and conventional mobile phone hire.
The business centre provides a computer and internet access for internet browsing and email along with fax and copy facilities.
There is also an onsite fitness facility/Gymnasium located on the first floor. Hotel floors are served by two lifts. Hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.4 miles (3.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.1 miles (9.8 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 7 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). Slap bang in the heart of tourist London and its West End, as central as you can can get, is the luxurious Radisson Hampshire Hotel. On the south side of Leicester Square, an area bustling with people all day long, London's nightlife starts here. One of the squares features are the four major state-of-the-art cinemas which are normally used for London film premieres. The largest of these is the Odeon Leicester Square which can seat over 1700 visitors. The square also has a host of bars, restaurants and clubs. Just to the West is Piccadilly Circus another landmark know the world over. At its heart is the statue of Eros which is surrounded by places like Planet Hollywood and the Trodero centre. Piccadilly Circus is also the start of Regent Street, a haven for shoppers with its varied range of boutiques and stores. Just to the South of Leicester Square is Trafalgar Square, perhaps best known for the imposing nelsons Column but also also for the National gallery and portrait gallery. Just to the East is Covent Garden, a favourite with visitors from all over the world. Covent Garden is home to many of the country's best buskers (street entertainers) as well as being home to two popular markets and a lively nightlife centred on its trendy bars. Other local attractions are numerous but some of the closest include Soho (0.3 miles, 0.5 km), London Transport Museum (0.4 miles, 0.6 km), Theatre Museum (0.4 miles, 0.6 km), Cleopatra's needle (0.4 miles, 0.6 km), 10 Downing Street (0.5 miles, 0.8 km) and St James's Palace(0.5 miles, 0.8 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 124 (57 standard, 45 deluxe, 22 suites)
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Radisson Blu chain nearby from this brand are:
Radisson Blu Mercer Street Hotel: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £175.
Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel: is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £136.
Radisson Blu Kenilworth Hotel: 0.6 miles (0.9 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £100.
Radisson Blu May Fair Hotel: 0.6 miles (1.0 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £224.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Radisson Blu Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is one of the better rated Radisson Blu hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 13 Radisson Blu Hotels, and 46th 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.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the The Marble Arch London Hotel. 0.7 miles away (1.1 km), has scored 80% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £162.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair may well be of interest to you, 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 50 nearest hotels around this area (31-36 Leicester Square, WC2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 26 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 88%), 5 three star hotels (average rating 85%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Top 5 star hotels are Haymarket Hotel , Soho Hotel , Covent Garden Hotel and Corinthia Hotel London (all four with a score of 99%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Amba Charing Cross (4 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £215 per night. Rates range from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 82%) with top rates of £505 at Ritz Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £289, Four Star average: £148, Three Star average: £107 and Two Star average: £18.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Radisson Blu Hampshire Hotel 27th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 17th (joint) for the 26 five star hotels in the area. The hotel is 29th of 50 (6th of 26 five star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 16th of 48 for sheer bang for buck (SoHostel was top).