Hotel Rooms: One Aldwych, London

By Butterboom Writers  /  October 22, 2010

A luxury hotel in the heart of Covent Garden that’s hard to beat.

One Aldwych is located in the heart of the city’s cultural center between the City and West End. It is within walking distance to 15 theaters including the Royal Opera House, important art galleries like the Tate Modern, London’s financial district, Somerset House where London fashion Week is held, the river Thames and one of London’s most famous shopping area- Covent Garden.

The building was built in 1907 for The Morning Post Newspaper, and is considered one of the most important Edwardian buildings in London with its classical exterior and structure. Built by Mews and Davis, the architectural firm that counts the Ritz hotels in London and Paris as part of their porfolio. British interior designer, Mary Fox Linton created the award-winning sleek, sophisticated and contemporary interiors of the hotel, which can be described as understated luxury, where thoughtfulness is in all the details.

There are 105 guestrooms and suites at One Aldwych, all fitted with understated comfort in mind – feather and down duvets with Frette bedlinen and all the technology you need and more including Bang & Olusfsen television, complimentary wireless broadband and iPhone docking station. The rooms are spacious for London hotels, have high ceilings and great views of the area because of the shape of the building and its location in between two streets.  The hotel features 30 seats private movie screening room, a large state-of-the-art gym with personal trainers, a 18 meter pool with underwater music, steam room and a health club using Natura Bisse products.

The service at One Aldwych is top class and they have been awarded “Hotel of the year 2008′ and “Green Hotel of the Year” for good reasons.  From the thoughtful note on the next day’s weather they leave guests when they turn down your bed, to the 100% natural, paraben, and petrochemicals free toiletries from REN  and a cholorine-free swimming pool which uses a mineral-base cleaning system, One Aldwych is a classy hotel that’s hard to top.

How much?

  • Deluxe rooms starts from GBP 485 to GBP 1295 for their Deluxe King Suites
  • Advance booking rates are available for GBP 230 per night- check site for latest price and packages.

Details

One Aldwych is located at 1 Aldwych Street, WC2B 4 RH, London, United Kingdom. Tel: 44 (0) 20 7300 1000

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