The Halkin by Como, London
|Halkin Street, Westminster, SW1X 7DJ, London, Greater London, UNITED KINGDOM.|
Description: The Halkin by ComoStanding on a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of London's up-market Belgravia, The Halkin by Como is set in a carefully restored and modernised Georgian mansion. This award-winning property offers exclusive boutique accommodation, top-class service and the finest gourmet cuisine in a an enviable city-centre location.
Just footsteps away from Green Park, Buckingham Palace, and London's most exclusive shopping and residential areas, The Halkin by Como is perfect for both business and pleasure in the very heart of the city. Hyde Park Corner underground station, a five minute walk from the hotel, provides quick and easy links with the rest of the city and the greater metropolitan area.
The Halkin's forty-one rooms and suites are filled with light, and boast a unique combination of classical Georgian exteriors and and contemporary simplicity in the interiors. Noble timbers, plush furnishings and restful colour schemes are combined with the full compliment of high-tech amenities. For gourmet dining experiences, The Halkin by Como is home to the Michelin star Basque restaurant, 'Ametsa with Arzak Instruction', headed by award-winning chef Elena Arzak. For more informal dining, The Halkin Bar serves afternoon tea, a tapas menu and a great range of cocktails. An all-day dining menu is also available, featuring Western classics and impeccably crafted comfort food, including pasta, steak, salads and sandwiches.
Type of rooms: The Halkin by ComoKing Double Rooms:
In keeping with the hotel's uncluttered elegance, these airy rooms provide a calm retreat well suited to guests of London business hotels. Creamy interiors and large marble bathrooms are stand-out features, while a touch-screen console makes it simple to set the mood and contact the butler and Guest Services. Room size 27 to 33 sq m.
King Superior Rooms:
Rare for a London luxury boutique hotel, these garden-facing doubles offer generous space. The large bathroom, with a tub and walk-in shower, is decked in marble. Natural light fills the rooms by day. Room size 34 to 38 sq m.
These quiet rooms at this London business hotel are filled with glowing natural light, creating a bright but relaxing atmosphere. Pale cream colours and warm Pomelé Sapele veneers swathe the sitting and sleeping areas, and the spacious marble bathrooms have walk-in showers. Room size 45 sq m.
These unusually spacious London hotel suites delight with the comfort and warmth of their sleeping, sitting and dressing areas. Soft edges, the marble bathroom and cosy, creamy interiors come to life with the copious natural light. Suite size 47 sq m.
Pairing timeless Italian elegance with contemporary simplicity, these ample rooms will surprise even those accustomed to suites in London hotels. Open-plan, semi- or fully-partitioned, each room has a lounge area and sofa. Some overlook quiet gardens; others have high curved ceilings that follow the arch of the barrel-vaulted roof. Large dormer windows allow light to flood interiors. Suite size 58 sq m.
Located on the hotel's third and fourth floors, the large conservatory-style windows of the headline suites fill the bedrooms and separate sitting areas with warming natural light - a welcome and spirit-lifting treat among London luxury boutique hotels. Two COMO Suites have also recently been renovated and now include spacious balconies overlooking the hotel gardens. Especially popular among families, the COMO Suites are also available with a second bedroom on request. Suite size 64 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: complimentary welcome drink of choice on arrival; complimentary wired and Wi-Fi high speed internet access; interactive TV featuring international satellite TV, movies on demand and CD Jukebox; designated private phone numbers; fax and modem points; UK and US desktop powerpoints with 110/240 volts; desktop 5 volt USB charging point; touch-screen console for lighting, room temperature, doorbell, electronic 'do not disturb' sign, butler call and Guest Services.
Additional information: The Halkin by Como
Heathrow Airport is 29,8 kms from the hotel.
Number of rooms: 41
Official category: 5 stars.
Languages spoken: English, Italian, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 30' 2.70'' N 0° 9' 8.06'' W
Nearest airport: London City Airport - 16,7km.