St. Ermin's Hotel

2 Caxton St, London, UK SW1H 0QW 

St. Ermin's Hotel is a living, breathing piece of London history. In the 1940's it's where Winston Churchill retreated to plot legendary war strategies. In the 1950's it's where British spy Guy Burgess traded top secrets with his Russian counterparts. And due to its central London location and proximity to The Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace, for more than a century it's been a favorite gathering place for noon tea or after-five drinks for both elected officials and members of British high society.

Today it's a grand hotel that has become even grander following a multi-million dollar renovation. Each of the 331 rooms are now thoroughly modern and splendidly spacious with most featuring amenities like marble bathrooms, LED televisions and MP3 docking stations. These contemporary touches are paired perfectly with the hotel's classic Victorian architecture, evocative Art Nouveau styling and Rococco plasterwork.

Outside the rooms, the hotel features a variety of common spaces to gather, wine, dine, toast and simply enjoy the surrounding beauty. The hotel's famous tree-lined courtyard is one such spot. Others include the Library Lounge where you can relax with your favorite book or the Caxton Bar where you can unwind with your favorite cocktail.

Property Highlights

  • History: The hotel opened in 1896 and has been a favorite of British high society since the very beginning.
  • Location: It's right in the middle of the Government district and walking distance to attractions such as the Buckingham Palace.
  • Caxton Bar: Both fine cocktails and great conversation are available.
  • Library Lounge: Cozy up with a great book in front of the library's roaring fireplace.
  • Tunnel: It adds to the intrigue of this grand old hotel and leads directly to the Parliament building.
  • Tree-lined courtyard. It's the perfect place to take a morning stroll.

  • Experiences: Urban Excitement, Historic Explorations
  • Setting: City Center
  • Interests: History
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2 Caxton St
London, UK SW1H 0QW

Phone: 44-20-7222-7888
Fax: 44-20-7222-6914
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