We stayed here for one night after spending the day in London to celebrate a friend's special birthday. It was wonderful!
On check in we were offered an upgrade to a two bedroom suite by a very pleasant young receptionist whose name I'm afraid I can't remember. Of course we said yes please ! The suite was lovely, very modern, beautifully comfortable beds, but it did take me a while to work out the plumbing in the bathroom, but that was just me! The views were breathtaking and standing on the balcony which ran the length of the suite at 5am watching the sun rise over London is something I'll always remember.
Breakfast was excellent, a very good choice of hot and cold. The restaurant is next to the heliport, and even we older ones enjoyed watching the comings and goings! Unfortunately we didn't have time to sample the restaurant for dinner.
The staff were attentive, professional and friendly. We used the hotels courtesy bus which runs at designated times to either Clapham Junction or Sloane Square, but it does get busy, especially the 9.30 am one, so it's advisable to book your seat ASAP. The two drivers have to be mentioned, I think their names were Rosemary and Darius, sorry if that's the wrong spelling.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, would stay again without hesitation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on the south of the River Thames, adjacent to the London Heliport and within easy reach of Chelsea and Sloane Square; Hotel Verta provides the perfect destination when visiting the capital. From panoramic views of the River Thames, the intimate ambience and the very modern facilities, Hotel Verta has become London's most exclusive 'Hidden Gem'.The hotel's design, inspired by the Halcyon days of aviation, combines timeless elegance and the lobby is a striking double height atrium with a signature sweeping staircase up to the mezzanine level. All of the 70 bedrooms are fully furnished in a classic modern style, each with original artwork and the finest bespoke fittings.All day dining is available in the elegant Ambrosia located on the mezzanine level. A glamorous, fun and contemporary bistro/bar perfect for meeting friends and family for afternoon tea, informal meetings and after work drinks. As dusk falls, Champagne is the signature drink and guests can dine whilst admiring the views.The two level subterranean SPA Verta offering an innovative sanarium, heated loungers, steam room, sauna, gym and signature spa treatments, sets Hotel Verta apart from any London Hotel.Settings don't come much more inspiring than this, with the majority of our hotel meeting room facilities in London, featuring panoramic views of the River Thames and the London Heliport. Features include floor-to-ceiling windows and flexible inter-connecting options, when it comes to keeping you in touch; we have state-of-the-art audio-visual and telecommunications equipment, as well as wireless throughout. Hotel Verta offers 7 Meeting Rooms for between 12 to 200 delegates.Hotel Verta is the most wonderful, unique and romantic London hotel location in which to hold your wedding. For this very special occasion, we will enchant you with its addictive atmosphere and seductive environment, providing you and your guests with a magical wedding experience. The romance of Hotel Verta is beyond compare and has everything to make your wedding experience unique - superb cuisine, magnificent settings, meticulous and personalised service. The individuality of each couple is reflected in the smallest and most important details. Hotel Verta is licensed for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies with a dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator to help you organise the finer details of your special day. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza London - Battersea England