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St Martins Lane London Hotel
Ranked #76 of 1,076 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Just spent one night in this quirky, lovely hotel but wished it was longer. We received a very warm welcome from all staff we came into contact with. Our room was ready early and although quite small it had everything that was required with a large, very clean and well equipped bathroom. The location is fabulous within easy walking distance of theatres, Coventry Garden, bars and restaurants. Considering we were right in the heart of London's night life on a busy summer Saturday night our room was peaceful and quiet and the amazingly comfortable bed made for a great nights sleep. I have stayed in many London hotels but this is definitely the best, I will be back.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Dear Pompeysue50,

We wished you had stayed longer! Come back soon and for longer this time.
I am very happy to see you enjoyed your experience with us. I would like to personally extend myself as your St Martins Lane ally, so whenever you are interested in returning you can reach out to me directly.

You can reach me on nicole.messham@mhgc.com.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Warmest Regards,

Nicole Messham

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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Having stayed at the Sanderson, I had high expectations for the St Martins Lane and I wasn't disappointed.

We stayed in a room with a small private garden and the room was spacious and the bed very comfortable. If you enjoy a good shower then the one in our room at least could almost blow you off your feet!

Staff were friendly and helpful and sent my wife a birthday slice of chocolate cake which was a nice touch.

We didn't sample the bar or resturant as we had a busy day about town and my wife is pregnant.

The location was very convenient for theatre land and not too far from Oxford Street on foot if you want to head that way.

Overall an excellent experience.

Stayed: July 2014
1  Thank Dpjrichards
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2014

Dear Dpjrichards,

Thank you for your great review, I am so pleased that you have now had two excellent experiences at both properties in London. I am so glad that our friendly staff, fantastic location and comfortable guestrooms make your time at St Martins Lane so enjoyable.

Who doesn't love cake!

If there is anything I can do to make sure the next time you stay even more pleasurable please let me know at nicole.messham@mhgc.com.

I look forward to welcomig you back.

Warmest Regards,

Nicole Messham

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

My boyfriend and I travel quite a bit and this is by far our favourite hotel! The room is faultless, quiet, warm and light filled by day - pitch black and very quiet by night. The room we stayed in was on the fifth floor and had a great view through the rooftops. The staff are extremely friendly and are made to feel at home.

Do yourself a favour and be sure to stay here.. will be our only hotel we'll stay in when we visit London.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank BishySB
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2014

Dear BishySB,

Your favourite! What a compliment – thank you so much for your kind words.
I'm so glad we made you feel at home and all staff you encountered were lovely.
We strive to provide a comfortable and memorable experience for our guests and I’m delighted we achieved that with you.

Please let me know when you plan to return. You can reach on nicole.messham@mhgc.com.

Warmest Regards,

Nicole Messham

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We booked the Loft room for my partner's 50th birthday which was worth every penny, having views of the London Eye, the rooftops at night and the most enormous, comfortable bed! The staff were really friendly and helpful, and we were thrilled to have a bottle of champagne delivered to the room courtesy of St Martins Lane with their birthday wishes. A really special treat! The only niggle was no tea or coffee making facilities in the room which would have been very welcome.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2014

Dear Joanna112,

I am so pleased that you chose to celebrate your partners 50th birthday at St Martins Lane.

When our founder Ian Schrager and designer Philippe Starck were creating St Martins Lane one of the key design features was that guests were able to enjoy the West End through our floor to ceiling windows whilst lying on the bed. All these years later I am sure that Ian and Philippe would be pleased that their vision is still being appreciated.

Joanna112, thanks again for allowing us to share this milestone birthday with you and your partner.

Kind regards,

Nicole Messham

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

One night stay was faultless and excellent value. We took advantage of the summer in the city break and had champagne and a delicious breakfast included for £199. We had a room upgrade which was fantastic, light, bright spacious room and large, immaculate bathroom. Nicole on the front desk set the tone for all the staff we encountered - super friendly and professional. Glad we chose to eat in the restaurant as well - went for the pre-theatre menu, which was delicious and served in a pleasant setting and very promptly. In a great location, would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Kate,

Thank you so much for your lovely review of your recent weekend at St Martins Lane.
Our new Summer in the City package is a wonderful way to experience all we have to offer- who doesn’t love bubbly!

I’m delighted to read that you found our rooms comfortable, light and spacious. Asia de Cuba is divine! Next time you return you should try the Ceviche or Octopus…they are my favourite.

My colleagues and I cannot wait to welcome you back. Please let me know when you plan to return. You can reach me on nicole.messham@mhgc.com.

Warmest Regards,

Nicole Messham

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

My mum and I decided on a trip up to london from Guildford so we booked into St Martins. We arrived early, were upgraded and able to check in immediately. The staff were beyond friendly and extremally helpful. Our room was gorgeous and we had a very comfortable sleep. A lovely place to stay

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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Kate,

Thank you so much for your response Kate. It was a pleasure to meet you and your mother this weekend and I am delighted to hear you had such a wonderful stay and even more happy to hear that you shall be re-joining us soon.

I am so glad all the staff you encountered were friendly; this is something we really pride ourselves on.

We will see you soon,

All the best,

Nicole

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We were visiting London on a very special theatre trip. We arrived early but our room was ready and the staff were exceedingly friendly. They offered information on the area, restaurants etc. and when they were told the name of the restaurant we had booked for dinner, gave us recommendations on their favourite dishes on the menu. Our room was excellent with a very comfortable bed, great mood lighting and a very good and clean bathroom. The hotel is in theatre land and is in a very busy area but we were pleasantly surprised at its quietness. On a very hot day in London the air conditioning was very welcome. We will return when we need a good centrally located hotel with great service.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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nicole_messham, Guest Relations Manager at St Martins Lane London Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2014

Dear Ian R,

Thank you so much for sharing that you had a fantastic time at St Martins Lane. It means a lot that you are sharing this with the Trip Advisor community. I am delighted we were able to accommodate your early arrival. You have touched upon every point that makes St Martins Lane so special – our location ,our staff and our incredible product.

I am delighted that you will return to us, so please let me know when you are planning your trip.
You can reach me on nicole.messham@mhgc.com.

I look forward to hearing from you,

Warmest Regards,

Nicole

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Additional Information about St Martins Lane London Hotel

Address: 45 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4HX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Covent Garden
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in London
#58 Business Hotel in London
#62 Romantic Hotel in London
#73 Luxury Hotel in London
Price Range: £205 - £462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — St Martins Lane London Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 204
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the bustling Theatre district in London’s Covent Garden, St Martins Lane is a dramatic and daring evolution on English luxury. This boutique hotel retains all the youthful, unexpected charm of a London hideaway, at the very heart of the art-loving, energetic West End. St Martins Lane is truly a hidden gem – a newly renovated lobby welcomes guests into high-concept design with the sophistication of a modern museum and the joy of a carnival light show. The soaring and theatrical space, a reinterpretation of Philippe Starck’s original lobby, plays with colour, proportion, and movement in a way that energises every guest and inspires active self-expression for the duration of the stay. Guests can begin their journey in the Den, a modern gathering place and decompression zone. Situated just off the lobby, the Den is the perfect place to enjoy Afternoon Tea, play a game of backgammon or sip on a Gin & Tonic. The decor is warm and sophisticated with a tongue-in-cheek British flair – even the art on the walls is irreverent, animating the space with larger-than-life portraits and visual puns. Embrace the journey with a striking new look from London’s finest hairdressers at the neighbouring Jones & Payne salon. Luxurious treatments and innovative vision make this salon a place of new beginnings and creative expression. At night, guests will find a hidden entrance to Blind Spot, an innovative cocktail bar, behind the tea counter’s posh facade. Blind Spot is a golden cocktail sanctuary designed like a modern hunting lodge and inspired by the colours and aromas of exotic tea leaves. Light and colour continue to enhance the guest experience in every corner of St Martins Lane - interactive light displays brighten each room, transforming them into spaces of youthful excitement and changing mosaics of colour. Special garden rooms offer private patios and floor-to-ceiling windows that invite the vibrancy of the city into every room. At the newly renovated Asia de Cuba, concept chef Luis Pous joins restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow to offer a dynamic Latin-Asian fusion menu in an inspiring space. Guests can explore all the unpredictable delights of London and end the day with an invigorating workout at Gymbox Covent Garden, London’s most unorthodox fitness experience. ... more   less 
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