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St. Ermin's Hotel
London, United KingdomEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At St. Ermin's Hotel
Storied London hotel restored to its original splendor, and occupying a privileged locale within minutes to Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey.
Tucked away in a sheltered corner of London's desirable Westminster neighborhood, the six-storey red brick mansion with wrought iron gates and a welcoming tree-lined courtyard wows visitors with an impressive late Victorian-era lobby. A winding double staircase leads to an undulating mezzanine-level balcony while the walls are embellished with meticulous plasterwork. The 331 air-conditioned rooms are spacious by London standards and brightly appointed with intricate purple-hued patterns offset by elegant dark wooden furniture. All rooms have marble bathrooms. Craving a work out before you set out? The on-site 24-hour gym is located on the second floor. For a quiet moment after a full day, retreat to the book-lined library with a glass of Merlot, or indulge in traditional British Afternoon Tea (plus scrumptious scones) at the hotel's Tea Lounge.
The hotel keeps 300,000 Buckfast bees in three custom-built hives on the rooftop. Access to the area's plentitude of parks results in aromatic honey used by the Caxton Grill's chef in a number of signature dishes.
Want to play spy? Sit at the Caxton Bar, order a dry Martini and pretend to be 1950s infamous double agent Guy Burgess who handed over secret papers to his Russian counterpart here.
Arrive at London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) which is approximately 16 miles from the hotel. Anticipate between 30 and 45 minutes of travel time depending on traffic.2 Caxton Street, Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Fitness Room
- Internet Booths
- Fax Service
- Concierge Staff
- 24-hour Front Desk
- Laundry Service
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Air Conditioning
- LED TVs
- iPod Docking Stations
- In-room Refreshments
- Marble Bathrooms
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Mini Bars
- Terrace Bar
- Bar + Lounge
- Lobby Bar
- Tea Lounge
- In-room Dining
- 2 person occupancy
Why We Love London
Modern metropolis and old English traditions converge in London. Whether it is world-class museums you seek or a cutting-edge dining scene, the city by the Thames will meet your expectations.
26 St John St, London EC1M 4AY.
+44 20 7251 0848
Where to Drink: Just downstairs from renowned Dabbous restaraurant, Oskar's Bar serves tantalizing concoctions such as a Fizzy Rascal made with vodka, elderflower, and topped with Champagne, in an industrial-chic setting. Drinks for two £18.
39 Whitfield Street, London.
+44 20 7323 1544
Where to Shop: Nearby Regent Street is prime shopping turf, boasting more than 100 global brands including the just-opened (and world's largest) Burberry store. Before you go, download the Regent Street Shopping and Walking app to plan your trip.
Outdoor Excursion: Affectionately referred to as the heart of England, the quaint Gloucestershire honey-colored villages constituting the Cotswolds are just an hour drive from London. Spend a day wandering streets lined with small shops in historic Cirencester and break for a cozy pub lunch in pastoral Bourton-on-Water.
Why Go Now
November 2 - December 24, 2013
Harrods Christmas Grotto
Kids can meet Father Christmas at his grotto and share their wish lists with him. Regardless of good behavior, all children will be rewarded with a special memento. £10 per booking.
Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London.
November 8 - 26, 2013
World Press Photo Exhibit 2013
Display of the year's best images captured by the world's most renowned journalists. Free admission.
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London.
November 21 - 24, 2013
Taste of Christmas
More than 30,000 foodies flock to this gastronomic festive highlight of the season with plenty of tastings and events.
Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Tower Hamlets, London.