If you are looking for a quaint hotel in London’s West End, you need not look any further then 22 Jermyn Steet, a very small hotel, has just 18 rooms and suites, and has been in the same family’s ownership since 1915.
Do you love going to the London theatre or going to the London Jazz clubs? Tired of taking taxis to the West End and then trying to locate a taxi at the end of the evening in order to return to your hotel? If you are looking for a quaint hotel in London’s West End, you need not look any further then 22 Jermyn Street, www.22jermyn.com, part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (www.slh.com) collection. 22 Jermyn Street, a very small hotel, has just 18 rooms and suites, and has been in the same family’s ownership since 1915.
In November 2004, 22 Jermyn Street provided the perfect hotel solution for Edward F. Nesta and myself, as we love the London Jazz scene, and the hotel was located just a short stroll away to some of London’s fabled jazz clubs, as well as steps away from famed Piccadilly Circus. After very late nights, which turned into early mornings at Jazz Clubs, it was so very convenient to just take a 5-minute stroll back to 22 Jermyn Street, without having to look for a taxi. Our spacious 2-room suite consisted of a large living room with a smartly dressed fireplace with logs, large pinecones, and walnuts that were artistically tied with a large raffia bow, 2 bottles of Fiji mineral water in their square silver holders graced the mantle, and there was a comfortable green and gold plaid sofa that was adorned with gold pillows, a wing back chair, a coffee table which held an assortment of magazines as well as a pretty Kalanchoe plant in a silver pot, a cobalt platter which held an inviting assortment of fresh fruit, and a round table with a lovely arrangement of fresh flowers on it. There was also 2 side chairs set on a green flecked carpet, and a large television on a cabinet, which concealed a mini-bar. Guests were not likely to miss any telephone calls, as there was a telephone in each of the rooms in the suite. The bathroom had good lighting, a lighted make-up mirror, robes, slippers, heated towel rack, a scale, Moulton Brown amenities, a deep combination tub/shower, a hairdryer, and there was a vase that held 3 fresh red roses on a shelf over the sink. Our bedroom had a king-bed, combination CD/clock radio, desk with vanity mirror, chest of drawers, and 2 bedside round tables, which were draped with gold fabric. The walls were covered with yellow and gold striped wallpaper, and the headboard was covered with orange and yellow gold fabric. There was another television in the bedroom, as well as a safe in the large armoire. There were high ceilings as well as floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the suite. There are fax/modem lines in all of the hotel rooms, as well as Business facilities, which makes this a perfect business hotel. Although the hotel does not have a restaurant, there is 24-hour room service, as well as a concierge. The next time you are looking for a West End hotel, why not try 22 Jermyn Street?
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22 Jermyn Street
London, SW1Y 6HL, England
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7734 2353
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7734 0750
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