Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Oxford Circus 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3 miles (4.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.6 miles (9 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Westbury Mayfair Hotel London is situated in the exclusive Mayfair area. Located on Bond Street which has a world Wide reputation for exclusive jewellery shops and high fashion boutiques with the best in designer labels. Bond Street is surrounded by a host of well known and popular shopping areas such as the parallel Regent Street, Piccadilly (at the southern end) and Oxford Street (to the northern end). This location is right in the heart of central London and many of the best known places of interest in London are within walking distance. For example cross Piccadilly and you come to St James's Palace(0.5 miles) with Green Park and Buckingham Palace (0.7 miles) just beyond that. If its night life you enjoy then you have the restaurants and clubs of Soho 0.2 miles to the East just over the other side of Regent Street, China Town and its oriental restaurants is adjacent to Soho while the wonderful piazza, bars and theatres of Covent Garden us less than a mile from the hotel. Half a mile to the west of the hotel is the ever popular Hyde Park which adjoins Kensington Gardens.
Hotel in Detail:The Westbury hotel Mayfair offers its guests a luxurious and modern environment with a classic style and feel.
The guest rooms are individually decorated in a modern traditional style. Amenities include private en-suite bathrooms, Air Conditioning, direct dial telephone multi line system, high speed internet access (wired or wireless), in-room safe, satellite flat screen television with in-house pay movie channels, desk, seating area, refrigerated mini-bar, hair dryer, ironing facility and trouser press. Each bedroom has double-glazing and a luxury en-suite bathroom (with bathrobes, slippers and top brand toiletries).
Superior Suites: Rooms enjoy views over Bond Street and the local Mayfair area. 515 sq ft. Separate living room has a sofa two easy chairs with a desk area.
One bedroom Deluxe Suite: 837 sq ft, king-size bed. Separate living room with sofa, armchair, coffee table and desk. Also comes with plasma television and DVD player. En-suite bathroom has separate bath and shower and is finished in limestone. Additional bathroom off of living room.
Deluxe Terrace Suite: Has views over Bond Street. 537 x 687 ft. Furnished as deluxe suite.
Penthouse Suite: on top floor (7th). Panoramic views over the local area. 1213 sq ft. Large flat screen TV. WiFi internet. Dining area for 8 guests in a glass conservatory.
Room service is 24 hours with picnic hampers available. Daily turndown service. Fax machine on request.
Dining:Onsite is the hotels Artisan restaurant featuring modern Cosmopolitan/European cuisine using the finest fresh ingredients. Decorated with wood panelling with a central fireplace. The restaurant serves all meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Open: 07.till 10.30 (Sunday till 11.00), Noon till 14.30 (weekends from 12.30), 18.30 till 22.30 (cosed Sunday).
Located adjacent to the hotel entrance is the Polo Bar and lounge area with its intimate setting and warm ambience. Serves a list of champagnes, classic and modern cocktail mixes, bar snacks and features live piano music. The Polo Bar originally found fame by claiming to serve the coldest iced water in London. Also serves breakfast and bar menu including pre-theatre meal. In the afternoon a traditional English afternoon tea is served.
Tsukiji Sushi Restaurant is the hotels Japanese style restaurant. Serving innovative sushi and sashimi using fresh ingredients from all over the world. A seasonal menu where traditional dishes have been reworked with healthy organic ingredients. The decor features a red wood interior with an airy feel. 20 seat capacity.
Open: Noon till 22.30. (closed Sundays)
The Lounge is the place for a quick and tasty breakfast, mid-morning coffee, lunch or traditional English afternoon tea.
The Westbury Hotel has a dedicated tea room where traditional afternoon tea is served between 14.30 and 18.30. The options include some of the world finest teas covering black, white, green and orange teas along with sandwiches, scones and Westbury pastries. Champagne tea option. Pine walls and a pianist on weekends create a ambience.
The hotel has 4 meeting/conference/event rooms that can accommodate between 10 and 150 guests.
The hotel also features the Westbury fitness room, open 06.00 am to 23.00, which has its own changing rooms, showers and steam room. The Fitness Room is fitted with a TV screen, headphones are provided. Equipment includes cardio, resistance and free weights. Towels provided.
For the business traveller the hotel provides 24-hour business services which include delivery, fax and photocopying. Cellular telephones, Japanese services, Pagers, secretarial services, Translation services and High Speed internet access/e-mail are also available in the business centre.
As you would expect the concierge services are provided 24/7 as well as butler services. WiFi can be picked in the public areas.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE TWO WESTBURY HOTELS in London (unconnected): The other is the Westbury Hotel Kensington
Bedroom Numbers: 249 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (express check-out option)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Wired internet is available in all areas and costs £6.95 per hour. WiFi can be picked up throughout. Fee is £7.95 per hour.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the The Luxury Collection chain your next best options are:
Wellesley Hotel Knightsbridge: is 0.8 miles (1.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £355.
Park Tower Knightsbridge: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £239.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% 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) . The Luxury Collection Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most The Luxury Collection hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 358th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 3 The Luxury Collection Hotels, and 110th of 131 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 Rocco Forte Brown's Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £475 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the No.5 Maddox Street Apartments. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 89% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £225.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star Connaught Hotel may be one too look at. The Connaught Hotel is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Connaught Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (Bond Street, W1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. Consisting of 27 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 1 three star hotel (rated 88%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Connaught Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star), The Beaumont London (5 star), the 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 star) and the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) (all 5 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £260 per night. Starting from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) with top rates of £1000 at 45 Park Lane Hotel (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £353, Four Star average: £159, Three Star average: £109 and Two Star average: £18.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Westbury Hotel Mayfair 30th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 19th for the 27 five star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 31st of 50 (8th of 27 five star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 32nd of 47 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (SoHostel was top).
History: Built in 1955 on a former bombsite the Westbury was at the time the first new hotel in London for 20 years and strikingly constructed from White Portland stone. Privately owned since being sold in may 1999. Major refurbishment in 2007 carried out under supervision of designer Alexander Kravetz.
Re-opened in Autumn 2007 after a £20 million pound refurbishment which raised the hotels rating from the previous AA 4 star to the current 5 star.
On 17th April 2010 broke the record for the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold at a UK bar. A Russian billionaire bought a Methuselah (equal to 8 regular bottles) of 1996 Rosé Gold for £35,000. There was a service charge on top of this of £4,375 and the guest left a tip of £10,625. In July 2010 an American female guest left £500,000 worth of jewellery in the room safe after checking out. The find was reported by the chambermaid.