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Haymarket Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Suffolk Place, London SW1Y 4BP, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )   |  
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Ranked #4 of 1,069 hotels in London
London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“If I could live here, I would!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Super chic hotel. The rooms, the lobby, and even the dining areas are so pretty! I almost didn't want to leave. The bed linens are exquisite and the bathroom was huge! The freebie toiletries are also super nice. I ended up soaking in the tub for two consecutive nights. There was a tv in the bathroom!

Excellent location! Although it's a few blocks from Piccadilly Circus, the rooms are very quiet.

The food in restaurant though is pricey, but almost everything in London is pricey anyway.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A beautiful colonial style house, the decor stylish, the rooms beautifully presented.
A secret escape to Haymarket ! If you fancy deco, well, this is the place to BE ! my secret lover (wasn't a lover yet, but arranged a fabulous suite, with 2 rooms.....in case: .
Service within was professional and attentive.

We both where very pleased and opted to eat in our suite, as it was a really good experience. Delicious wines and tapas.The pool and bar in the basement pretty amazing, water a bit cold though, but worth a dive! so don't forget your bathing suits, its worth the experience !

Location perfect.

Couldn't fault a thing,

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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England
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Absolutely loved it here - stayed in one of thier standard rooms but it was perfect, very quiet with lovely bed linens, decoration and fab bathroom. Breakfast was lovely too. Completely central for Theatreland and definitiely worth the extra cash for a special treat. All the staff were smiley and very helpful too.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed here with my 15yo daughter for 5 nights in a Junior Suite, and couldn't believe the attention to detail of both the place itself but especially the staff. An example of this, was when we asked for a DVD from Concierge, who immediately asked us whether we wanted popcorn with it! Just a superb experience that was pricey, but well worth it. The position was unbelievably ideal for 2 females, especially at night. Charing Cross and Piccadilly stations were just 2 minutes walk away. I also asked the hotel to organise seats for Phantom of the Opera for us, and these seats were perfect. Everything was there for the asking. The restaurant and breakfasts were first rate. This will be my hotel in London for always.

Room Tip: We were on the Haymarket street but due to double glazing there was no noise problem.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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chicago
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

This small boutique hotel was perfect for my quick five day trip to London. The location is central, two blocks from the Piccadilly tube station and right on bus routes. The lobby is understated and comfortable along with an adjacent lounge and library room with it's honor bar. Also a bar/restaurant which always seems to be humming. Late afternoon tea there was very good. I did not explore the advertised swimming pool or gym.
Check in was simple but the first room I was taken to was a ground floor corner and unless I kept the blinds down the entire time, anyone and everyone could peer in. This was not acceptable and after a short wait, they found me a first floor room that was similar. The buses and heavy traffic on Haymarket street was right outside but all the windows are double paned and glazed and no sound penetrated at all. It was dead quiet, something I insist on in a hotel room. Great closet space. The bathroom had two sinks and plenty of room for toiletries. The tub/shower combination can be a problem, try getting in and out of a slick high sided tub. Not good for seniors. Insist on a room with a walk in shower if this is a problem for you. The other issue was upon opening the bathroom door in the morning the drain in the bathroom always smelled like sewage first thing in the morning. The smell dissipated almost immediately but it was there initially. I complained, and they offered another room but I didn't have the time for that. I don't know if they will ever look into the problem. No one seemed too concerned.
Breakfast was included up to a certain cost point but it would be difficult to achieve that amount. A hot breakfast menu is presented to you and there is also a full large continental style breakfast table of grans, fruits, yogurts, pastries. I had eggs and toast and then fruit and yogurt from the buffet and that wasn't enough to create an additional cost.
The hotel charges by the minute for the internet up to a maximum of 20 pounds.
The other problem was that my travel agent booked my room for a late arrival from the USA but my flight was cancelled and I didn't arrive until 11 am the next morning. I was still charged the full amount for the room. IATA's policy is that the customer shouldn't be charged under these circumstances, but because I wanted a room on arrival, I was charged the full amount.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

We had a lovely tea there.perfect china.delicious sandwiches as much as ee could eat and the staff really seemed to care that we had a lovely time.looking forward to going again..great. especially as the whole hoyel is glamorous

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Herzlia, Israel
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12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Spend 1 night during middle of Sep, was the first time for me at this hotel and my short stay was even better than the great revies I have seen here before the res. service was excellent resturant at the hotel is very good and the location is one of the best in the city.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Haymarket Hotel London
Haymarket Hotel London, England
Address: 1 Suffolk Place, London SW1Y 4BP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in London
#12 Family Hotel in London
#12 Business Hotel in London
#49 Romantic Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Haymarket Hotel 5*
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