Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Green Park 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.1 miles (5 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km). The Washington Mayfair Hotel London is located in one of London's premier locations. Mayfair has a well earned as an exclusive London address much sought after by international companies. An area with the largest density of 5 star hotels to be found in the UK and on the edge of London West End and major nightlife and shopping spots. Less than 200 yards from Piccadilly which itself borders Green Park (part of the grounds of Buckingham Palace) and home to world famous shops such as Fortnum and Mason and landmarks such as the Royal Academy of Arts. At the eastern end of Piccadilly is Piccadilly Circus which is start for Regent Street and its huge selection of shops. Its also the start of Shaftesbury Avenue which is known as London's theatreland. The hotel is 400 yards from Bond Street which is famous for its top quality jewellery and designer fashion shops. Half a mile to the north is one of Europe's busiest and most densely popular (in terms of shops per square foot) at Oxford Street. Its geared very much to the tourist and is the place for London souvenirs. Less than one mile to the west is Knightsbridge and Sloane street, home to the Harrods department store , and a large number of chic boutique shops. A selection of other nearby attractions include the Michael Faraday Museum (0.22 miles), Hyde Park (0.3 miles), Apsley House (0.36 miles), St James's Palace (0.42 miles) and Buckingham Palace (0.45 miles).
Hotel in Detail:One of London's longer established hotels dating back to 1913. Renovations over the years have modernised the Washington Mayfair hotel while keeping the historical aspects to the original elegant art deco design and architecture.
The style of the bedrooms ranges from traditional Art Deco to contemporary. All rooms are air-conditioned.
Bedroom features include oak furniture, wall mounted flat screen television with on demand movies, hairdryer, dual line, direct dial telephone with personal number, electronic locks, complimentary wireless internet, minibar, safe, seating, tea/coffee facilities, modem connection and desk.
All bedrooms have a turndown service and there is a 24 hour room service available. Lift to all floors.
State rooms and suites have a marble bathroom.
Dining Options:Madison's Restaurant: Former RAC award winner. Open to the general public and hotel guests and offering a chic, airy and comfortable environment in a formal setting. Features large bay windows allowing light to flood in. Serves an international eclectic menu on candlelit tables. Special daily menus or a la carte dining.
Madisons Bar: The hotel bar serves a range of drinks including cocktails. Informal ambience. Also serves morning coffe, lunch and snacks. Open 11.00 till 01.00.
Afternoon tea is served in the hotels lounge.
Business travellers make well want to make use of the four air-conditioned meeting/conference rooms with a/v equipment. There are also 5 banqueting rooms that can handle up to 450 guests.
Also onsite, on the fifth floor, is a gymnasium with cardio and resistance machines. Also includes cable television and drinks dispensing machine. Open 7.00 till 22.00. Free for guests.
Wifi internet connection available throughout the Washington Mayfair Hotel and is free.
Floors have lift access. Other services include laundry and porters. There is a full concierge service. Reception is always staffed, 24/7.
Bedroom Numbers: 171 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Branding: Part of WorldHotels portfolio.
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Worldhotels chain your next best options are:
Courthouse Hotel London: is 0.6 miles (0.9 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 74% and rates start from about £174.
Caesar Hotel: is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £80.
Royal Garden Hotel: 1.8 miles (3.0 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £184.
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch: 3.2 miles (5.1 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £166.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 74% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Worldhotels Hotels across the chain average 80% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Worldhotels hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 664th from 866 London hotels, 4th of 5 Worldhotels Hotels, and 286th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, whose lowest rates start at about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 75% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (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 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 51 nearest hotels around this area (5 Curzon St, W1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 36 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 three star hotel (rated 88%). Top 4 star hotel is Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel at 98%. Coming out as the top rated hotel are Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) and also the 41 Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 100%).
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £333 per night. They range from a low of £79 at Park Lane Mews Hotel (4 Star, 66%) up to £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 98%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £402, Four Star average: £161 and Three Star average: £109.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Washington Mayfair Hotel 46th of 51 and 11th for the 13 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 8th of 50 (7th of 13 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 38th of 48 for sheer value for money (Haymarket Hotel was top).
History:Privately run since 1997.
Major refurbishment 2007/08.
During the first world war the Washington Hotel was used by the Ladies United Services Club who worked at Victoria Station to help repatriate wounded soldiers. During the 1950's the hotel was a noted musical venue.