Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Heathrow Terminals 2-3 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 4 1.1 miles (1.8 km). On Bath Road (part of the A4 which goes into central London) on the north side of the airport close to the main vehicular road entrance into the central part of the airport (Terminals 2 and 3) is the five star Radisson Heathrow Hotel. This part of the Bath Road is the location for several of the larger hotels around Heathrow with 7 other major hotels within half a mile. Its also quite a busy main road. While there isn't a great deal of other amenities in the immediate vicinity there is a McDonalds restaurant 100 yards from the hotel along the same road. You wil also find a supermarket and Italian restaurant nearby. Just across the road on the Southern Perimeter road inside the airport grounds is the former Heathrow Visitor centre (now the Heathrow Academy) which remains a popular spot for plane spotters with a view over the run and a small shop selling model planes. 0.4 miles along the Bath Road to the West is the three Magpies pub where food is served. A similar distance to the east is the Heathrow bowling centre. The major business trading estate of Stockley park is 2.1 miles to the north. Nearest major attractions are Kew Gardens 6 miles and just on the south side of the River Thames, and Windsor Castle some 7 miles to the west and accessed by the M4.
Hotel in Detail:The Radisson Heathrow hotel is one of only two 5 star hotels around the airport (the other being the Sofitel Heathrow). This was the original 'London Edwardian Hotel' and now houses a large collection of original art works. The central area of the hotel has a stunning atrium.
The air-conditioned bedrooms are classic English in style and feature mahogany furniture and late 19th century prints. Rooms are of course all en-suite which are all finished in marble with hairdryer, luxury toiletries and Jacob Delafon bathware.
In-room facilities include direct dial phone with voicemail and personal number system, WiFi internet access, data/modem port, in room express check out, cable TV with pay movies and flight information, trouser press, iron and trouser press, safe, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities.
In addition to the standard room the hotel also has options for deluxe rooms and suites.
Deluxe bedrooms are larger and come with a separate easting areas and either a king bed or two singles. Also supplied are robes and slippers.
The 4 poster sand presidential suites each have a four poster bed and separate living area.
Seventeen bedrooms are adapted for accessibility including wheelchair access.
Dining Options:Henleys restaurant and bar: A haute cuisine a la carte restaurant serving modern British cuisine with seasonal menus. Carvery menu on Fridays, Saturday and Sunday. Classically sophisticated style restaurant decorated with original artwork and wood panelling.
Open 07.00 till midnight (Wednesday thru Sunday).
The Brasserie: Informal atmosphere and serves a British menu.
Open 06.00 till 10.30, Noon till 23.30.
Bijou Bar: The style here is much like a trendy west end bar where the ambience is atmospheric and with features such as a striking contemporary chandelier. Serves high end champagnes and spirits.
Open: 17.00 till 01.00 (Weekends 08.00 till 01.00).
In addition you can relax with a drink in the Drawing Room and the Polo lounge.
In-house mobile phones are available by request.
Early and late check out options may be requested but may be subject to extra charges. If you need luggage storage facilities bags can be left with the concierge.
The Radisson Blu Heathrow hotel has its own leisure centre, the Pegasus Health Spa and Gymnasium. This is a well equipped gym with free weights, cardio and resistance machines. The spa has a whole range of treatments available. There is also a hairdresser.
Within the hotel you will find a newsagents and jewellery shop. The front reception is staffed 24/7.
The business centre provides internet access via computer with office software, fax, photo and copy facilities.
The Radisson Heathrow is actually one of the largest conference centres in Europe. There are forty three high tech equipped rooms suitable for meetings and conferences with the largest accommodating no less than 700 guests. Many of the rooms are for more intimate with the smallest having a capacity of 4.
Guests can use the new Interactive Text Response (ITR) mobile SMS service which queries the hotels digital assistant, Edward. The service can be used to check and request hotel amenities, towels or room service for example, request local information or make complaints.
Shuttle:There is a shuttle bus (hotel hoppa bus H3 and H53) running between the airport and the hotel from 5.10 am until 23.04. There is a charge for this service.
Bedroom Numbers: 459 / 4 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £16 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% 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) . Radisson Blu Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Radisson Blu hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 82% is 5% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 350th from 866 London hotels, 6th of 13 Radisson Blu Hotels, 17th of 64 Heathrow hotels, and 108th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Radisson Blu Heathrow Hotel and not too far away (2.1 miles, 3.4 km) would be the 5 star Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel, where prices begin from around £127 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Novotel Heathrow T1 T2 and T3. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has been rated at 87% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £72.