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COMO The Halkin

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Seattle, Washington
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We found The Halkin, Como, on Tablet. Having never been to London, we asked some British friends if the location was good. They affirmed. The staff is very international, as is (was?) all of London. They are attentive, knowledgeable, and very helpful. Their recommendations for restaurants, things to see, etc were excellent. The beds are very comfortable, the room is...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Felt at home and cared for as soon we arrived at the hotel. We really appreciated the time and effort the wonderful General Manager took to look after us. We had a comfortable stay in a Garden Room and slept well. Breakfast room overlooks quiet garden area. Will definitely look forward to staying again.

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear ERS2013, Thank you so much for your terrific comments following your recent experience at COMO The Halkin. It was a pleasure to have met you and I am delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects of your experience with us. Your recommendation is truly appreciated. Please let me know when you are planning a return visit to London as...

Sewerby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was very poor and the food was horrible. There was blood on the bed and the shower had mould in. Also the bed was very uncomfortable which meant I couldn't sleep very well.I will never stay here again.

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear haydenhannabuss, Further to my direct message to you please do contact me directly so I am able to establish the details of your stay with us in August 2016. Service failure is taken immensely seriously at the hotel and I would very much like to investigate the issues you have raised and address them accordingly. I look forward to...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay at The Halkin, with polite staff and incredible upgrade!! Loved it. Our room was specious and we love the Como Shambala amenities. It was my birthday, and when we arrived in our bedroom, the manager Andrew had provided a bday cake! What a pleasant surprise!

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear TataPB, Thank you so much for your lovely comments and recommendation following your recent experience at COMO The Halkin. I am delighted that the team was able to enhance your special occasion in some way. Please do let me know when you are planning a return to London as it would be my pleasure to look after your reservation...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a year and more since my last visit, I checked in the Halkin last night again. The Halkin is a boutique hotel, very centrally located (close to Hyde Park Corner) however on a quiet street (Halkin Street). The rooms are very pleasantly decorated, the beds very comfortable and the linen of very good quality. The multi-national personnel is very...

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear Bkspil, Thank you very much indeed for your terrific feedback following your recent stay at COMO The Halkin. As a regular guest your comments and recommendation are particularly appreciated. I am delighted that you continue to enjoy so many aspects of your experiences with us including our location, our rooms and especially the service that you receive for the...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Very expensive, £800 per night, service is good but not great. The Spanish restaurant is totally outstanding, but the hotel experience less so. The bar is very basic and the hotel suite lacked style. At times the hotel was cold and the room was serviced at the wrong times.

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear Andy H, Many thanks indeed for your comments following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed Ametsa but deeply disappointed to learn that your stay was less than perfect. Further to my direct message to you please let me know if you would like to discuss any element of your experience in more...

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Staff was extremely helpful. Rooms were very clean. Would definitely come back. Concierge made dinner suggestions and arranged transportation. The food at hotel was ok, nothing spectacular.

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear David C, Many thanks indeed for your comments following your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear how highly you valued your experience with us and very much appreciate your recommendation. Please let me know when you are planning a return visit as I would be delighted to look after your booking myself and ensure another truly...

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A new hotel to me, service 10/10 Rooms generous for a London hotel , with comfortable beds , and spacious bathrooms, bar with good choice of cocktails, the staff stand out providing outstanding service

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear hugmee, Thank you very much indeed for your comments and your recommendation following your recent stay with us. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience so much and we look forward to seeing you back to COMO The Halkin soon. Please let me know when you are planning a return as I would be very happy...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Well this was a surprise find! Excellent contemporary hotel just off Hyde Park Corner so very convenient for Belgravia or Mayfair. The General Manager welcomed us and really personalised the whole visit. We only booked a standard room but this was very spacious and came with all the little luxuries. State of the art lighting system and control panels Great...

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear BillandEmma, Thank you so much for your terrific comments following your recent experience at COMO The Halkin. It was a pleasure to have met you on your arrival to the hotel and I am delighted that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with us. I am also very pleased that you enjoyed the attentive service from the...

Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was an amazing and nice experience to stay in this hotel during my visit to London. The behaviour of all staffs were excellent and all facilities were provided in time. I love this hotel so much and I prefer everyone to choose this hotel during your visit to London

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Andrew T, General Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Dear John Tony T, Thank you very much for your lovely comments about your recent stay at COMO The Halkin. I am very pleased indeed to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much. Please let me know when you are planning a return to London as I would be delighted to look after your arrangements myself. Warmest regards, Andrew

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Staying in Belgravia

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Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Cuisines: European, Spanish
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Halkin by COMO is a haven of luxury in the heart of London’s Belgravia with the shopping of Mayfair and Knightsbridge both within a 10-minute walk. With a discreet, efficient approach to service, everything about The Halkin is about elegant understatement and its intimate feel. With just 41 rooms and suites, The Halkin is a true boutique hotel. Bespoke Italian design is combined with subtle nuances of Oriental influence with wools, silks and linens in taupes and creams. Rooms are furnished with soft carpets and warm wood panelling, and boast some of the largest bathrooms in London. The hotel restaurant Ametsa with Arzak Instruction,is a unique collaboration between Elena Arzak – voted Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef in 2012 – along with her father Juan Mari Arzak, and Mikel Sorazu, Igor Zalakain and Xabier Gutierrez.Ametsa’s approach is rooted in the traditions of ‘New Basque Cuisine’, pairing the earthy flavours and techniques of Spain’s Basque region with modern, surprising twists featuring locally-sourced and organic produce from land and sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about COMO The Halkin

Address: 5 Halkin Street, London SW1X 7DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Belgravia
Price Range: £341 - £546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO The Halkin 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
The Halkin Hotel London
Halkin London
Halkin Hotel London
Hotel Style:
#23 Romantic Hotel in London
#26 Spa Hotel in London
#36 Business Hotel in London
#55 Luxury Hotel in London
#172 Family Hotel in London
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“Standard rooms fine”
 of 5 bubbles BillandEmma, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Studio Suite”
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“The rooms on the 5th floor where you can enjoy perfect calm”
 of 5 bubbles BobbyBatman, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“305 Halkin room. End of the corridor. Very quiet.”
  • Wonderfully large and spacious bathroom
  • Lovely bathroom
  • You can do yoga in the room
  • Nice and spacious Halkin room
  • Super comfy beds
  • Very quiet outside
 of 5 bubbles Sheba_Adams, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sharing!”
 of 5 bubbles pamandprescottk, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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