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Swissotel The Howard London From GBP 129.84,-


12 Temple Place WC2R 2PR, London, United Kingdom

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No hotel photo available This stylish and contemporary 5-star hotel offers superb luxury accommodation in a quiet oasis just off Embankment, with stunning panoramic views of the River Thames.

The superb views across the river take in some of the capital?s world-famous landmarks, from the Houses of Parliament to St Paul?s Cathedral. The superb central London location means the hotel is just a short walk from the city?s West End and Covent Garden, with its bars, restaurants and shopping. Other famous attractions within walking distance include the Tate Modern art gallery and the London Eye.

The hotel offers superb facilities; sleek, stylish and comfortable contemporary accommodation; and the world-renowned traditional Swiss service.

The hotel?s elegant restaurant offers exquisite French cuisine enhanced with subtle Asian flavours and the hotel itself offers all the ingredients for a memorable stay in the heart of London.

Nr. rooms: 189.

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Hotel information
SwissĂ´tel The Howard, London is set in a quite oasis just off the Embankment. The hotel enjoys a postcard panoramic view of the River Thames from the House of Parliament to St. Paul?s Cathedral. Just a short stroll will take you to the West End and Covent Garden with its bars, restaurants and shopping.
Room information
The hotel boasts 189 elegantly appointed rooms, including 12 grand rooms overlooking either the River Thames or the hotel?s own private courtyard garden. The peace and tranquillity of the superbly luxurious rooms make them perfect for a restful, relaxing and restorative break or for a luxurious weekend of pampering and a little well-earned indulgence. If you are staying at the hotel for business, the rooms are a superior base to return to after a hard day?s work. All of the luxurious rooms are sleek, stylish and contemporary. Every room is well equipped, with all the modern comforts and facilities you would expect from a 5-star hotel and more. Whether you are exploring the region as a tourist, visiting the area on business or attending a conference, the comfortable, peaceful rooms provide a relaxing haven. The standard amenities in the rooms include high-quality Lavazza espresso machines, extensive tea stations, superb in-room entertainment equipment and an extensive selection of luxurious Swiss Spa Tradition bath and body products.
Food & beverage
The modern and cosmopolitan lobby lounge, MAUVE, is made popular by its afternoon teas and specifically the Afternoon Beats event, which offers a live DJ, every Friday and Saturday, from 16:00 to 19:00.

Temple Bar is a traditional venue to enjoy a business discussion or casual conversation, complemented by a glass of aged whisky. Enjoy the grandeur and splendour of the past. While everything else changes with time, Temple Bar takes a step back to appreciate its English heritage and traditions. Live music is played on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to create the ambience befitting the bar.
Area information
There is so much to see and do in London and the hotel?s excellent location means all that the capital has to offer is within easy reach. The hotel is located on the border of the city of Westminster and the city of London. Covent Garden and its shops, theatres and vibrant nightlife is within easy walking distance. Temple London Underground station, on the Circle and District lines of the London Underground network, is directly opposite the hotel and offers fast convenient access to any part of London.
Travel information
By Air (from London City Airport):
The hotel is approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) from London City Airport. Taxis are readily available from just outside the airport and the journey to the hotel should take about 25 minutes.

By Air (from London Heathrow Airport):
The hotel is approximately 15 miles (24 km) from London Heathrow Airport. Taxis are readily available from just outside the airport and the journey to the hotel should take about 50 minutes. Alternatively, the train should take about 25 minutes.

By Air (from London Gatwick Airport):
The hotel is approximately 30 miles (50 km) from London Gatwick Airport. Taxis are readily available from just outside the airport and the journey to the hotel should take about 1.5 hours. Alternatively, the train should take about 35 minutes.

By Train:
London Waterloo and Charing Cross train stations are just 5 minutes by Tube from the hotel.

By London Underground:
The nearest London Underground station is Temple, which is directly opposite the hotel and is on the Circle and District lines of the London Underground network.

Hotel Policies

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation Policy: If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged.

Children and Extra Bed Policy: All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 40.00 per night and person for extra beds.
Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1.

Deposit Policy: No deposit will be charged.

VAT and city/tourist taxes: VAT is included.
Service charge is included.
City/tourist tax is included.

Internet: Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel and costs GBP 15.00 per 24 hours.

Meal Plan: Continental breakfast is not included and costs GBP 18.00 per person.
Full English breakfast is not included and costs GBP 23.50 per person.

Parking: Private parking is possible on site and costs GBP 37.00 per day.

Pets: Pets are not allowed.


The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
Accepted credit cards
American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, Maestro, Carte Blanche, UC
Check-in
15:00 hours.
Check-out
12:00 hours.