Review: The Arch London

1 year ago Travelling For Business 0

Location: Marylebone, London

Pricing: Starting at £350 for a deluxe room.
The Arch London is the perfect Georgian townhouse hideaway found in the heart of central London. With a renowned reputation for being amongst the top ten hotels in the capital on TripAdvisor, this tucked away treasure is a great place for a short stay. Located in Marylebone, the hotel has the advantage of being close to Bond Street, Hyde Park and the West End.
reception-2-the-arch-london-photography-must-be-credited-to-the-arch-london-copyGuests are warmly welcomed into reception by a roaring open fire, providing the hotel with a real homely feel for all travellers. The interior design portrays elegance, with marble and glass throughout the vicinity and a specially curated collection of art, which includes a moving art installation illuminating the reception desk. Contemporary boutique design is presented greatly within the hotel, infusing classic English heritage to truly capture historic greatness by adorning the walls with artwork by British talents.

The Arch London is home to 82 bedrooms, including 11 beautiful suites spread over six floors. The guestrooms are graced with gorgeous Georgian ceilings that optimise the spacious and airy nature of the rooms. All rooms have been individually decorated with the hotel’s signature hand-painted bespoke wallpaper, with guestrooms homing many fixtures of luxurious furnishings which are finished to the most intricate detail in every aspect. Unlike a lot of hotels, in the suites you can discover a handpicked selection of classic novels, for the guests more fond of literature. Sky HD TV, DVD player and internet radio with over 19,000 channels are accessible for guests staying in any room. To enhance your relaxation time, there are modern flourishes within the bathrooms which include flat screen TVs built into the wall above the baths.

What may come as a surprise is that the hotel is dog friendly. The hotel intends to treat the companions to the same indulgent experience as their owners, by providing luxurious dog beds, bowls and a sumptuous menu dedicated for the dogs, cooked to order by a chef. In addition to this, dog walking services are also on offer, allowing owners to fully relax whilst their furry friends are exploring the 350 acres of nearby Hyde Park.

The Arch London takes pride in offering great service and special touches to their guests, including the selection of complimentary treats for guests to enjoy. These include soft drinks, water and juice from the mini bar, jing teas, Wifi and more. The hotel also occupies a gymnasium on the lower ground floor, where guests can acess fitness equipment including a PowerPlate machine and multi-functional Kinesis station.

Unique guest areas within The Arch London include Hunter 486 and The Study.

Hunter 486 restaurant offers a ‘Best of British’ inspired menu selectively developed by Head Chef, Gary Durrant. The restaurant itself appears to be emit a nostalgic London glamour vibe, created with the leather booths present and the blown glass chandeliers. In the evening, the delicately lit restaurant becomes a perfect intimate setting for dinner for guests to experience.

The Study is a contemporary place to meet and an ideal informal business meeting space. Individually selected furniture fills the room, with plenty of space for hotel guests to respectively take advantage of the complimentary computer and printing facilities, should they hope to print information for a flight etc.