Find the Marriott Hotel County Hall on London's South Bank, a stone's throw away from the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. The hotel's central location means it benefits from excellent transport links and is perfect for guests wishing to see all of the city's top attractions.
Once used as a seat of regional government, this impressive building has been recently restored, however many of its original period features remain intact. Polished marble floors and imposing bronze doors give the hotel an elegant, traditional feel. The bedrooms' décor compliments the building's architecture with sumptuous colours and ornate looking furnishings. All rooms contain the expected modern amenities such as large televisions and WiFi access (for which there is a charge).
All rooms contain a sizeable work area, making them suitable for those travelling on business. Many rooms boast stunning views overlooking Big Ben and the Thames, however bear in mind that there is a extra charge for these.
For guests wishing to make their stay more luxurious, rooms with exclusive access to the hotel's executive lounge, as well as a range of complimentary extras such as free hors d'oeuvres and Wi Fi are available. While for those in need of extra space, the hotel offers large suites with separate living areas, as well as beautiful marble bathrooms and well equipped kitchenettes. Children up to the age of 12 can stay for free in existing beds, and there is no added charge for the hire of cots. However, the hotel doesn't have interconnecting rooms and there is no space for extra beds, which may be an issue for those staying with children.
The hotel is home to a state of the art gym, with an extensive range of cardiovascular equipment as well as a large indoor pool which is open all day. Fitness classes take place on a regular basis and are complimentary. The on site Spa offers a wide array of treatments ranging from massages to facials, making the County Hall an ideal location for a relaxing pampering session.
The County Hall Restaurant serves modern European dishes in a grandly decorated room which further reflects the hotel's stunning architecture. For a more relaxed atmosphere, guests can also dine in the Rotunda Lounge which serves international cuisine throughout the day. For those looking for a quintessentially British experience, Afternoon Tea is served in the historic Library Lounge which looks directly out onto Big Ben. Alternatively, guests just looking for a quiet drink should try the Leader's Bar, which offers an impressive selection of wines and champagnes in a traditional yet casual environment.
For those with business requirements, the Marriott offers 13 versatile meeting rooms which can seat up to 120 people. The hotel's business centre allows guests access to secretarial, faxing and printing services, and again high speed wireless internet is available in all of the meeting areas.
Licensed to hold civil ceremonies, the County Hall would make a perfect location for a traditional wedding. A team of wedding planners, expert in co-ordinating all types of marriage, including military and ethnic, are on hand to help with every detail of your big day and to help it run as smoothly as possible. For small receptions, the hotel has elegant wood panelled private rooms which are ideal for those wanting to create an intimate atmosphere.
Nearby: Central London Attractions. Golf & Riding can be arranged.
- Pleasantly Situated
- Ideal for Businesses
- Ideal for Families
- Number of rooms: 200
- Rooms, ensuite: 200
- Price (single room): from £250
- Price (double room): from £250
- Room Service: 24 Hours
- Air conditioned
- Parking: Valet parking at £90 per day
- Passenger Lift
- Rooms for Disabled Guests
- Coffee Shop
- Theatre Desk
- Banqueting, sit down, max: 40
- Conference, Theatre-style, max: 80
- Licensed for Civil Weddings
- Spa Bath
- Swimming Pool - outdoor
- Directions: See the map at the top of the page