Le Meridien Piccadilly London Review

As we stepped out of the Piccadilly circus tube station all exhausted from the six hour train journey from Edinburgh to London, we were greeted with a rush of cold air, a typical English October afternoon. Just a few minutes walk and we were at the landmark Le Meridien Piccadilly London famous for its timeless Regency Architecture. Standing tall in the West End of London, this palatial structure is one the finest luxury hotels in London.

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 • • • Welcome • • •

A huge revolving door and a smiling concierge welcomed us to the hotel and quickly took our luggage from us, to be sent to the room. The hotel staff were prompt enough to complete our check in formalities quickly and we were handed our key cards for the room. Our room was a Deluxe Room on the first floor overlooking the bustling street. The interiors were tastefully done and looked elegant and classy.

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 • • • Rooms • • •

Swiping the keycard to enter a hotel room always comes with a combination of excitement and suspense wondering how would the room turn out to be, is it worth the money that you have spent?

We weren’t expecting a big room considering the fact that real estate is pretty costly in London but to our surprise we steeped into a spacious room which was a welcome surprise. Complimentary drinks and two yummy Le Meridien Eclairs were kept on the study table for our welcome.

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Deluxe rooms are furnished in an Edwardian style with elegant and traditional décor. The Room had a theme of black, white and silver which created a soothing contrast and in addition to it was a bright red chair to add some colour. It had a queen size bed with a comfortable mattress and soft pillows, a study table, a standard 32 inch TV along with an entertainment system, couple of chairs and a teapoy. Hanging ceiling lamps and side tables on either side of the bed completed the decor of the room.

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The door of the room led to a foyer which had a wall length wardrobe at one side and bathroom on the other. At the end of the foyer were a couple of stairs down which led to the room. At the other end of the room was a large balcony overlooking the street below. The wall opposite to the balcony had a wall paper of London map. Oh I loved the wall paper <3 <3

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The bathroom was big and spacious with a huge Piccadilly themed mirror. A little disappointed that it did not have a bath tub but there was shower unit. All the products in the bathroom were from Cinq Mondes complimenting the look was a white soft robe.

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 • • • Food • • •

Breakfast at Le Meridien is a lavish affair with the choicest of fruits, muffins, cakes, breads, cheese and the mouth watering Le Meridien signature Eclairs as a part of the spread which is served at the Terrace Grill Restaurant. Having breakfast here can be pretty invigorating during a sunny day with plenty of sunlight beaming through the glasses. Perfect for hanging out for an afternoon tea on a gloomy London day.

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• • • Amenities  • • •  

Piccadilly Health Club & Spa is situated in the lower ground floor of the hotel and it has the largest indoor swimming pool in Central London. We could not resist ourselves going for a dip into the pool after a long and tiring day sightseeing but we had to miss the spa due to lack of time.

The hotel also offers complimentary wifi connectivity with descent internet speed. All Le Meridien guests get priority access to Royal Institute of British Architect’s (RIBA) exhibitions and workshops. A treat for all art lovers. 🙂

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• • • Location • • •

Location is the another highlight of the hotel and is a perfect base to discover everything on foot, so being centrally located is one of the biggest luxuries. Centrally located to many tourist attractions which can be traveled by foot. You could either walk or take a tube to visit Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace. If you want to do the touristy thing of taking a bus tour of London city then you can walk to the Green Park Tube station where the tour begins. The entire stretch from the hotel unto Oxford circus is lined with designer boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants. A Shoppers heaven.

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Do we recommend ?

Yes, definitely it a perfect base for both business travelers as well as families and couple alike even we wanted to extend our stay for few more days but the hotel was completely sold out. It was an absolute delight from start to finish. Loved the welcome Eclairs and goodnight chocolates. One of the best places to stay in London with friendliest staff.

Hotel Details

Rooms : 

Classic Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Family Rooms, Club Rooms & Club Lounges, Junior Suites and Executive Suites

Restaurants & Bars : 

Room Rates :

Room rates starts from 20,000 INR for a classic room.
Check Website for more details: 

http://www.lemeridienpiccadilly.co.uk/

Local Attractions

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  • Piccadilly Circus 0.1 Km/0.1 miles
  • Houses of Parliament  1.6 km/1.0 miles
  • Buckingham Palace  1.6 km/1.0 miles
  • River Cruises  1.6 km/1.0 miles
  • National Gallery  1.6 km/1.0 miles
  • London Eye  1.6 km/1.0 miles
  • University College London(UCL)  3.2 km/2.0 miles
  • University of London  3.2 km/2.0 miles
  • London Business School  3.2 km/2.0 miles
  • Tower of London  3.2 km/2.0 miles
  • Madame Tussauds  4.8 km/3.0 miles

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We were guests of Le Meridien Piccadilly, London and all views (good and bad) are entirely our own. 

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15 Comments

  • Reply
    Tales of travelling sisters
    August 5, 2015 at 8:28 am

    The hotel looks very chic and classy, perfect for a stay in Central London. Great pictures and very informative, thanks for the share Swati and Sam 🙂

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      The Tales of a Traveler
      August 5, 2015 at 9:16 am

      Yay its a perfect base to visit art galleries, bar and cafes. Thank you so much Hema for dropping by 🙂 🙂

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    Indrani
    August 5, 2015 at 8:29 am

    A grand place to stay! Love the pics . But the room rate… ahem!!! 🙂

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      The Tales of a Traveler
      August 5, 2015 at 9:11 am

      London is way too expensive 😉 but it was a bful property to stay right at the center of West end London ..

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    Madhu@DenDiva
    August 5, 2015 at 9:14 am

    Pretty Lovely Boutique hotel.. nice pics!
    Madhu
    http://dendiva.com/

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    Manjulika Pramod
    August 5, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    Expensive but worth it.
    London will happen some day to me too! 🙂

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    Prasad Np
    August 5, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Excellent review… I have passed in front of Piccadilly London a few times, but never entered.. and you have given a great tour of the hotel …. 🙂

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    Bhushavali
    August 5, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    That’s a great review. The Hotel looks beautiful!!!
    But yeah, London is so damn expensive!

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    Maniparna Sengupta Majumder
    August 6, 2015 at 4:51 am

    Wow! A great place to live in comfort and luxury… brilliant review… 🙂

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    Chaitali Patel
    August 6, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    Oooh the hotel looks lovely… such luxury in London/Europe is something outstanding considering most hotels tend to be very basic.

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    Mridula
    August 8, 2015 at 6:21 am

    I loved the view and the feel of the breakfast lounge.

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    Lubuzine
    September 23, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    I have lived in London for 2 years and you have surely brought the old memories back. Great Post and yes London is very very expensive mahn..

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    Wanderlust Vegans
    February 6, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Looks like an amazing place to stay next time we go to London. The big indoor swimming pool sounds great after a long day. The locations is veryconvenient as well. Good find.

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    Natasha
    May 27, 2017 at 7:51 am

    This hotel is beautiful I would love to spend some time here. The decor is dramatic and stunning. I would love a soak in that pool you talked about!

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