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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Boutique hotel in trendy Covent Garden area, minutes from West End & Oxford Street
  • A 5-minute walk to Leicester Square Tube, with access to the Piccadilly & Northern lines
  • Traditional British fare in Scoff & Banter Restaurant
  • Rooms have recently been given a chic makeover

"Perfect for the West End" -- Michelin Guide

Map & Directions

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.

Rooms & Rates

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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



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • 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.


Cancellation: 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.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

National Rating
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Know Before You Go

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 24 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 42.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 54.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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