Classy, Luxurious, Quintessentially British
On the other side of the city, you will find some tranquility and quietude. What used to be London’s former City Hall is now the Marriott County Hall Hotel. On the other side of the city, you will find some tranquillity and quietude. What used to be London’s former City Hall is now the Marriott County Hall Hotel. If you’re up for a quintessentially British experience, this hotel definitely hits the mark. Again it has the view of the London Eye, but this landscape includes the enviable views of Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, and Westminster Bridge.
Although there are only six floors to this establishment, it houses 192 rooms and 14 spectacular suites, each with a sight to behold—luxury at it’s finest.
Despite being the idyllic choice, you’re still afforded the phenomenal hotspots. Within walking distance are the Royal National Theatre (for when you’ve got a hankering for a thespian entertainment), Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square.
Up for a 7-mile walk? Head on over to St James’s Park and begin the trail of the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk. The walk is chartered by 90 plaques set in the ground. It will take you to the sights of outstandingly famous buildings and locations that are associated with the Princess during her life. A rose emblem is etched to each plaque, symbolizing the Princess’s everlasting image and Britain’s traditions and heritage. The route will take you through four of the eight Royal parks (St James’s Park, Green Park, Hyde Park, and Kensington Gardens), three palaces (Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace, and St James’s Palace) and two mansions (Clarence House and Spencer House). A visit to this park can singlehandedly give you a thoroughly serene experience.
Marriott County Hall Hotel does not fall short on the gastronomic adventures either. Ideally located on the banks of the River Thames, Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar, with its old-world charm, serves locally sourced ingredients and steaks from O’Shea’s Butchers. It also boasts over 100 gins, so simply name your poison and they’ll handcraft it for you. Before you call it a day, don’t forget to go for a nightcap at The Library. Aptly named, the oak bookcases are stacked with literary classics and busts of historical figures. It takes you on an atmospheric trip, all the way to the 1920s with its opulent decor. The Library is most known for its award-winning British Afternoon Tea, so you definitely don’t want to miss the opportunity to
For a larger than life experience, the County Hall Suite is the absolute topnotch choice. Airport return transfers are available for Heathrow and St Pancras.
Once you made your entrance, you’re received with a welcome drink of your choice to revive you from the long trip. Perfect for privacy, the two-bedroom suite is an ideal location for families to stay in luxury and style. There’s even a private balcony for you to bask in the quiet and fully take in the view, or to enjoy the complimentary Continental breakfast and hors d’oeuvres. To further ease your stay, a dedicated personal assistant is assigned to the suite to ensure that you have the best stay possible.