If you're coming to London to shop or sightsee in the West End, the location of the Radisson Blu Mercer Street really can't be beaten. It's in the trendy Seven Dials area of Covent Garden, opposite the Cambridge Theatre (currently showing "Matilda the Musical") and is within 10 minutes' walk of the Royal Opera House, the West End, Jubilee Market, Soho, Oxford Street and Trafalgar Square (home to Nelson's Column and the National Gallery).
Further afield, Westminster and Big Ben, the London Eye, the National Theatre and the London Aquarium are an easily walkable 30 minutes away. Alternatively, Leicester Square Tube station is a 5-minute walk, with links to the Piccadilly and Northern lines.
The hotel has a boutique British atmosphere, with a smartly dressed doorman and chic décor throughout. The bedrooms and suites were refurbished in 2011 and now feature padded, hot pink- and green-accented leather-finish feature walls, designer Italian chairs and Sicilian marble bathrooms. They all come with tea- and coffee-making facilities, free water and Wi-Fi, and bathrobes and a turndown bed service are also available. Upgrade to a Superior Room or up to Luxury Suite for more space (including separate lounge/dressing areas), a mini fridge and views of Seven Dials. All guests get free use of a fitness room in the basement (open 24 hours a day), and relaxing in-room spa treatments are available on request.
The on-site Scoff & Banter Bar and Restaurant serves classic British fare all day, starting with a buffet breakfast in the morning. In the afternoon, there is a themed afternoon tea from 2-5pm in honour of "Matilda the Musical", where every child receives a free copy of Roald Dahl’s classic book. Look out for the lemonade jelly shots with candied newts.
From the press:
"Chic refurbished rooms… perfect for restaurants, clubs and the West End" -- Michelin Guide
Gym / fitness center
24-hour front desk
24-hour room service
Express check-in / checkout
Laundry / dry cleaning
Iron and ironing board
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Bathtub or shower
Parking (fees apply)
Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm
Standard checkout time: 11am
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am
You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.
National Rating This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for English breakfast: GBP 21 per person (approximately)
Self parking fee: GBP 42.00 per day
Valet parking fee: GBP 52.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
Renovations and Closures The following facilities will be closed from 07 August 2016 to 24 August 2016 (dates subject to change):
From London Heathrow Airport, take the Piccadilly Tube line direct to Leicester Square. The journey should take about 55 minutes, and the station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel along Upper St Martin's Lane. From Gatwick Airport, take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria Station (about 30 minutes; costs £22 one way) and change for the Victoria line to Green Park, before changing for the Piccadilly line to Leicester Square.
A taxi should take around half an hour from Heathrow and 50 minutes from Gatwick, costing between £65-£85 and £120-£140 each way, respectively.
Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.
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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.
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