Hotel in Detail:The Radisson Blu Mercer Street hotel is a hip and modern hotel within the boutique feel of Covent Garden.
The bedrooms at the hotel place an emphasis on comfort and relaxation with muted shades, tactile fabrics and feature glass furniture and built-in wardrobes. In contrast to the modern furniture are deep soft handmade carpets and each room boasts genuine art and artefacts from around the world. The furnishings consist of dark Wenge wood, Italian leather and metal chairs and bespoke wall coverings.
Each guest room makes use of calming, muted shades with tactile fabrics and furnished with original art. The modern amenities include air-conditioning, minibar, refrigerator, free WiFi internet access, trouser press, satellite flatscreen TV with pay movies, ironing boards, direct dial phone, safe and tea/coffee tray. Bedroom's are also supplied with an iPod docking station.
Bathrooms are clad in Sicilian off-white carrara marble with Jacob Delafon suites and bathrobes. All rooms have a turndown service. Each floor is accessed by a keycard for added security.
Deluxe bedrooms are larger than standard and come with extras such as extra spacious seating.
The hotel has eight luxury suites which views over the Seven Dials junction. They come with designer furnishings and materials, high end entertainment system/DVD player and triple aspect windows.
'In hotel' mobile phones are available on request. In-room dining/drinks menu operates around the clock.
3 bedrooms adapted for hearing or sight impaired. Access to each floor is by room key only for added security. Please note these rooms do not have wheelchair access.
Dining Options:Monmouth Kitchen: Italian and Peruvian-inspired tapas restaurant. 106 seat capacity and includes a lounge bar and terrace area. Merges modern Peruvian cuisine with Mediterranean flavours in a relaxed environment.
Open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
The Monmouth Kitchen restaurant has a robata grill and open kitchen.
The decor and general feel reflects the cool, urban nature of the local neighbourhood.
Smart, black and white marble tables with concrete floors and architectural brick screens, clear glass windows provide an open aspect out onto Monmouth Street. Sophisticated and unassuming.
The bar serves fine wines and signature cocktails amongst the wide variety of offerings
There are 4 meeting/function rooms fitted with air-conditioning and with WiFi access. Suitable for gatherings of up to 90 guests.
Luggage can be stored with the Radisson Blu Mercer Street hotels concierge team.
Early check-in and late check-out options subject to availability and extra fee.
Security is high with CCTV throughout, and floor access is by room key only.
The hotel features an onsite fitness room for the use by hotel guests and a fully equipped internet workstation computer.
The front desk is open and staffed at all times. Spa treatment can be booked as an in-room service.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Covent Garden 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.9 miles (9.5 km). This hotel boasts 6 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km).
The Radisson Blu Mercer Street Hotel London is situated in the heart of Covent Garden, one of the most visited area for tourists in London. The location is just a short walk from Oxford Street (350 yards) and less than half a mile from both Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square, making this a truly central location. The Radisson occupies a section of Monmouth Street that is called 'Seven Dials' owing to the the fact that it is at the junction of seven road's with a central obelisk where a sundial tells you the time from seven different parts of the world. This is the heart of London's nightlife and what is known as Theatreland, where some 50 theatres serve the capitals visitors. Within 300 yards of the hotel are no less than 10 theatres, the closest of which is the Cambridge theatre, and the world longest running show the Mousetrap is at the St martins Theatre 150 yard away.
Bedroom Numbers: 137
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.55 out of 5 by 5987 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.6 out of 5 from 1841 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 54 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 4146 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the Radisson Blu chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel: is 392 yards (358 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 83% and rates start from about £148.
Radisson Blu Kenilworth Hotel: is 0.3 miles (0.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £120.
Radisson Blu Hampshire Hotel: 0.3 miles (0.5 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £204.
Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel: 0.8 miles (1.3 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £109.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 91% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Radisson Blu Hotels have an average guest rating of 84%. The Radisson Blu Mercer Street Hotel with its rating of 91% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Radisson Blu hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 39th from 865 London hotels, 1st of 12 Radisson Blu Hotels, and 10th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star Thistle Holborn, where rates start from £87 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Thistle Holborn also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the The Gyle. 1.1 miles from the Radisson Blu Mercer Street Hotel (1.7 km), has been rated at 68% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £166.
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Covent Garden Hotel is potentially a good choice for you. The Covent Garden Hotel is only 0 miles (0.0 km) away. The Covent Garden Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (20 Mercer Street, WC2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. They are made up of 14 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 8 three star hotels (average rating 82%), 1 two star hotel (rated 83%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 43%). Top 4 star hotels are The Resident Soho and the Montague On The Gardens Hotel (both 98%). Top rated of the local hotels are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star) and also the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
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. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £165 per night. From a low of £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) and the highest rates top out at £396 at Savoy Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £293, Four Star average: £126, Three Star average: £101, Two Star average: £18 and One Star average: £55.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank SoHostel top.