Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Goodge Street 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: London Euston 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.7 miles (4.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.5 miles (8.8 km). This hotel boasts 5 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). Situated in Central London close to major attractions and shopping areas is the Charlotte Street Hotel LOndon. Just North of Soho and Oxford Street (less than 300 yards) in an area known as Fitzrovia. Just to the East and a short walk away is Tottenham Court Road. Charlotte Street is a relatively quite side road although it is used as a cut through for traffic into Oxford Street. This is a busy major shopping area which is known for its many electrical and hifi shops, many a good deal can be found here. To the North West is Marylebone with the fashionable Marylebone High Street with a good selection of shops including a supermarket. To the West is Regent Street, yet another world famous shopping area with boutiques, stores, bars and Restaurants. At the South end of Regent is Piccadilly Circus and the landmark of the Eros Statue and the famous neon advertising lights. To the South is the popular areas of Soho and China Town. Soho is London's adult centre in terms of adult shops and topless bars but has something for everyone. It has a large range of pubs, bars and restaurants as well as theatres such as the Prince Edwards. It also has a reputation for bars catering to the gay community. This location is central and is just North of the very heart of London with easy access to London's Theatre land which centres around Shaftesbury Avenue between Soho and China Town. One towering landmark you cant miss viewing from the hotel is the BT Telecom Tower which is just over 300 yards from here and one of London's tallest buildings. Some other close by attractions include Pollocks Toy Museum (0.1 miles), Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.4 miles), British Museum (0.4 miles), Trocadero centre (0.6 miles), Piccadilly Circus (0.6 miles), Planet Hollywood (0.6 miles), Leicester Square (0.6 miles), London Transport Museum (0.7 miles), Covent Garden (0.7 miles) and Madame Tussauds (0.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:About: The Charlotte Street Hotel is a hip boutique style hotel where decorations include 20th century and contemporary art and a Botero sculpture. Work by British artists are include from the likes of Roger Fry, Duncan Grant, Alexander Hollweg and Vanessa Bell. The lobby is light and airy and leads to the drawing room and library.
Each bedroom is different from all others with individual design and furnishings. However they share a fresh modern feel. Each room has an in-room safe, flat screen TV, CD player, DVD and VCR, two line telephone with voice mail, minibar, tea and coffee facilities, modem point, fax outlet, cellular telephone, writing desk and high speed internet access with VPN compatibility. The en-suite facilities include solid granite and oak furnishings with in-bathroom television. Most bathrooms also have double basins and walk-in showers. Toiletries are supplied from by London perfumer Miller Harris.
Queen Rooms: 19 sq mtrs / 205 sq ft
Superior Room: 23 sq mtrs / 250 sq ft
Luxury Room: 34 sq mtrs / 370 sq ft
Deluxe Room: 37 sq mtrs / 395 sq ft
Junior suites have a separate lounge area. 42 sq mtrs / 450 sq ft
One Bedroom Suites have a separate drawing room, king size bedroom and bathroom. 67 sq mtrs / 725 sq ft
Loft Suites are designed over 2 floors with a bedroom on the upstairs and a drawing room on the entry level. 51-53 sq mtrs / 550-575 sq ft
The Penthouse Suite is spacious, stylish and luxurious with an open plan style. Situated on the top (5th) floor. The bathroom features an oversize walk-in shower/steam room, 2 basins and flat screen TV. 70 sq mtrs / 750 sq ft.
Room service is available 24 hours a day for all rooms.
Onsite is the Oscar Restaurant and Bar on the ground floor next to the hotel lobby. The bar opens out onto the local street where you can enjoy a drink weather permitting. The restaurant has an open plan style and serves modern British cuisine. Here you can enjoy your meal surrounded by murals of contemporary London painted by British artist Alexander Hollweg. Open 07.00 till 23.00.
The Charlotte Street hotel features two open plan and spacious drawing rooms on the ground floor.
Onsite is a screening room available for hire. Here you will find 67 Ferrari leather seats. The screening rooms is also used to show films in the evening. For the business traveller there are two meeting rooms with broadband internet connection.
WiFi can be picked up throughout the entire hotel. (charges apply)
For the health conscious there's a fitness room on the lower ground floor where you will find cardio equipment and free weights.
The front reception is open 24 hours. Other services include concierge, valet and laundry.
Bedroom Numbers: 52 / 5 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Public parking is available on site and costs £44 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Firmdale chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Soho Hotel (The): is 0.3 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 99% and rates start from about £342.
Covent Garden Hotel: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 99% and base rates begin at about £336.
Ham Yard Hotel: 0.5 miles (0.8 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £390.
Haymarket Hotel: 0.7 miles (1.2 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £288.
The hotel also runs under the Design brand.
Alternative hotels for this chain:
Soho Hotel (The): 0.3 miles (0.6 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £342.
Covent Garden Hotel: 0.4 miles (0.7 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £336.
Ham Yard Hotel: 0.5 miles (0.8 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £390.
Knightsbridge Hotel: 1.9 miles (3.0 km), rated at 91% and with rates from around £219.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 92% 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. Firmdale Hotels across the chain average 93% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Firmdale hotels.
Below average for a Firmdale hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 5 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 49th from 861 London hotels, 4th of 8 Firmdale Hotels, and 32nd of 132 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 5 star Sanderson Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £262 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star 41 Hotel seems like a possible option being 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the Charlotte Street Hotel. The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (15/17 Charlotte Street Hotel, W1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 11 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 11 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 48%). The highest rating in the area goes to Soho Hotel (5 star), the Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
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 £136 per night. The lowest rates are at £12 at SoHostel (2 Star, 80%) and highest base rates of £390 at Ham Yard Hotel (5 Star, 92%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £243, Four Star average: £124, Three Star average: £86, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Charlotte Street Hotel 6th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 4th (joint) for the 11 five star hotels in the area. The hotel is 37th of 50 (2nd of 11 five star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 3rd of 45 for sheer bang for buck (SoHostel was top).
CNTraveller: 2015: Best Hotels In London 4th
Gold status hotel for rooms in Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards of 2006.