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The May Fair Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #258 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed here a few times with work, and have never been disappointed. Rooms are consistently of a high standard, and some of the higher specification rooms are fantastic. Brand new TVs, nice views and spotlessly clean. The quality of the room service food is much better than most of the other London hotels I've stayed in recently. The bar... More

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here a few months back just to have a city break, we booked this hotel using top secret service so we didn't know what hotel we had booked until after we paid! We were really excited to be staying in a five star hotel in a great location. On arrival we went through the hotel... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night on the 24th July 2014. Arrived 14.30 which I knew was early and I was informed that the room was still being cleaned but they would put it on a priority so it would be ready after 3pm. Went and explored some of the area and returned after 3:30pm to be still informed that the room... More

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In a city with many wonderful hotels the May Fair is a stand-out. The location is perfect, being walking distance from theatres, museums, parks, and great restaurants, and good for business meetings too. Taxis are always available and the tube is just a few paces away. The staff are superb, the concierge desk and the doormen particularly so. I have... More

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent one night in this hotel. The moment I stepped into the foyer I was looked after by the Front of House Manager, Botho Stein who provided a warm greeting and impeccable service. He was very quick in dealing with my booking and kindly took me up to my room and advised on what the hotel had to offer.... More

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May811, General Manager at The May Fair Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I was delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind compliments about Botho, this is wonderful to hear! We very much hope to welcome you back very soon. With my best wishes, Inderneel Singh General Manager More

Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel a few times. I can not discount the fact that the location is great but so is the Holiday Inn next door. With the price you pay you get in my opinion very little. Rooms are OK, bed mattresses are old and deformed! The internet is unstable at best. All in all for that kind of... More

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May811, General Manager at The May Fair Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you for your review and I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the location of the Hotel. I was sorry to hear that your room did not meet with your expectations. We would really like to know which room you occupied so we can look into this further and I should be grateful if you would kindly... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very pleasant place to stay and a great location. All the staff were very helpful and the restaurant, The Mayfair Kitchen is excellent. Room was the lowest level but still very nice with some funky decor. I am not sure if I would stay here for a normal rate but for the discount that I got through Lastminute.com it... More

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May811, General Manager at The May Fair Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I was delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your compliments about the May Fair Kitchen, this is really good to hear. We do hope to welcome you back again soon. With my best wishes, Inderneel Singh General Manager More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the May Fair for two nights in April and had a great time. I was upgraded upon arrival which was already a perfect start. The beds are very comfortable and a very modern bathroom however the decor was not for me. I found a few of the colour schemes and details to almost border on cheap. (Red... More

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May811, General Manager at The May Fair Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your review and I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your additional feedback which I will certainly follow up on. We do hope to welcome you back soon. With my best wishes, Inderneel Singh General Manager More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night at the May Fair prior to a wedding in London in early July. Our initial contact was with the concierge/doorman who directed us to the sat-nav unfriendly NCP. Perhaps the valet parking is worthwhile... Really, from the moment we first pulled up, the service was exceptional. We were greeted at each turn but never made... More

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May811, General Manager at The May Fair Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your kind review and I am delighted to hear how impressed you were with the service at The May Fair. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and I will certainly pass on your compliments to the team. We do hope to welcome you back soon. With my best wishes, Inderneel Singh General Manager More

London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable, huge bed, quiet room, fun decor - good facilities. Great value at GBP 244. The hotel restaurant was good with charming service, the bar gets very busy, definitely worth reserving a table there. Stylish lobby, foyer - great buzz.

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Thank you for your review and delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We very much hope to welcome you back soon. With my best wishes, Inderneel Singh General Manager More

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Address: Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The May Fair Hotel 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Casino Hotel in London #48 Spa Hotel in London #177 Luxury Hotel in London #180 Business Hotel in London #234 Family Hotel in London #244 Romantic Hotel in London
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The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot right in the heart of the West End, between all the great parks, theatres, galleries and attractions of London and with direct underground links to Canary Wharf. ... more   less 
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