We are still looking for a descent hotel in London centre.
Were tempted by the Room at the Top description on the Hotel internet site. Good marketing as they do not let You book this room (it is the only one of a kind) and make You call them directly. So
the Room at the Top was as we imagined on the top floor, and it is the only one on this floor so you do not hear any neighbours, it is tiny (as any other room with the Hotel as I guess), has a lot of strange windows, AC, TV, bathroom with separate tub (also tiny) and a good sized (twice the room) terrace and that was fantastic!!! Would definitely recommend for they also have full size real king beds with terrific silk- feeling linen.
For breakfast do not know - we did not use
The staff are very good and definitely non intrusive but help You with everything You need. We arrived at about midnight with several suit cases and they helped us with all the luggage to the room and provided hot tea (not all 5 star in London do such)
Some good restaurants are near - I would recommend Patara (thay) - 10 meters from the Hotel) Mare (french with excellent life seafood choice - 200 metres direction centre). We also saw Mr. Ramsay every day for there is a restaurant (called carpaccio) being renovated and this might be anothr ggod reason to stop at The Sydney Hotel in a couple of months
The reason I vote it very good is that we like ants but not in the room and something should be done to the bath tub smell, though it is not so strong, yet
Still we would definitely come back
- Also Known As:
- Sydney House Hotel London
- Sydney House Hotel
- Sydney Hotel London
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sydney House is a contemporary townhouse hotel, only a few minutes walk from King‘s road and Knightsbridge.Sitting in a quiet Chelsea street, the capital’s most fashionable shops and restaurants are on its doorstep.Sydney House is conveniently located for Westminster and the City of London. It has direct road and rail links for London’s’ airport and Eurostar terminals.Behind the exterior of a listed Georgian building, lies a 21st Century hotel. Each of the 21 bedrooms is dedicated to comfort, air conditioned throughout, goose down quilts and sleek, glass bathrooms. Individually designed, all rooms have discreet technology. DVDs, flat screen TVs, and WIFI are provided. Sydney house has a fully equipped boardroom, available for smaller meetings/receptions. 24-hour room service and “a la carte” breakfast make Sydney House Chelsea, a “Private home in the City”. ... more less
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