Courthouse Hotel  5 stars

19 Great Marlborough Street, London, United Kingdom, W1F 7HL  show mapSave
From  US$ 498
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Editorial review:

Courthouse Hotel Kempinski London is a former magistrate’s court, complete with a prison. The likes of Oscar Wilde, John Lennon and Mick Jagger have all made appearances here. Now a 112-room luxury hotel with all the usual amenities (spa and pool) as well as a bar whose tables sit within original prison cells.

Verified Reviews:

  • Mini bar had great selection of snacks - Staff very friendly and very helpful - No tea/coffee facilities in room
  • Decor is classy - Plasma tv was huge - Bathroom spotless with bathrobes and slippers
  • Food was excellent - Bathtub has a tendency to leak water - Breakfast was mediocre
  • Breakfast was delicious - Room was lovely - 30 seconds away from carnaby street - Reception was friendly and swift
  • Perfect for soho, the shops and theatres - Room was small - No mirror - Service was excellent

Overview

The five-star Courthouse Hotel Kempinski is situated in the heart of London’s primary shopping and commercial area.

This traditional hotel offers a private hotel cinema and swimming pool.

All 112 elegant room feature LCD TVs and full bathroom.

There are two bars, luxurious Silk restaurant and Carnaby brasserie at the hotel.

Breakfasts are served at the Waiting room daily.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   112.

hotel Courthouse Hotel London location

The hotel is near the main shopping areas.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.3km
  • Airport: London City Airport - 13.6km, Marham RAF - 19.3km
  • Train Station: Charing Cross Station - 1.2km, Euston Station - 1.6km
  • Underground station: Piccadilly Circus Station - 600 m, Oxford Circus - 300 m
  • Bus stop - 600 m

Rooms

All rooms are contemporary and spacious featuring laptop sized safes, mini-bars and flat screen LCD TVs with entertainment systems, satellite TV and pay view programs with DVD library available from the concierge.

In addition, every room has air-conditioning, idd telephone with voice mail, wardrobe, entertainment system and writing desk.

A 24-hour concierge is available at the hotel.

A private butler service is provided.

Dining options

A breakfast is served daily at the Waiting room between 7am and 10.30am.

The Silk is a Michelin recommended venue with traditional design and varied cuisine.

Carnaby brasserie offers some grilled dishes, light snacks and afternoon tea.

The bar is an unforgettable late experience with pleasant music and tasty cocktails.

Roof Terrace bar boasts of stunning city views and relaxed atmosphere.

The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 22.50 per person per night. 

Work

All six conference rooms can accommodate up to 100 persons and feature AV equipment.

Leisure

The hotel has a swimming pool, fitness room and spa for your relaxation.

In addition, the hotel has one of the largest private cinemas in London.

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Airport shuttle
  • Concierge desk
  • Multilingual staff
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is GBP 15 per day

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
  • Wedding Services
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Internet Access
  • High speed internet access
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Exercise gym
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • In-room safe
  • 24-hour room service
  • Mini bar
  • Hair dryer

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 2. 

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All rooms are contemporary and spacious featuring laptop sized safes, mini-bars and flat screen LCD TVs with entertainment systems, satellite TV and pay view programs with DVD library available from the concierge.

In addition, every room has air-conditioning, idd telephone with voice mail, wardrobe, entertainment system and writing desk.

A 24-hour concierge is available at the hotel.

A private butler service is provided.

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                            Courthouse Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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                            What's nearby

                            What's nearby.

                            Royal Opera House is within walking distance

                            Covent Garden, a popular shopping area is in the nearest vicinity

                            Berwick Street Market is available for shopping at location nearby

                            Soho Theater with interesting live performances is also located nearby

                            Bond Street with a cluster of designer boutiques is a short walk away

                            Oxford Street, 300 m, Europe's busiest and most dense shopping street with more than 300 retailers

                            Savile Row, 300 m, a shopping street in Mayfair, famed for its tailors

                            Piccadilly Circus, 500 m, a road junction and public space of London's West End

                            Attractions for Tourists
                            Popular areas
                            • Carnaby Street
                              100 m
                            • Piccadilly circus
                              500 m
                            General
                            • Regent Hall - A Salvation Army Church
                              200 m
                            • Soho
                              400 m
                            Shopping Areas
                            • Oxford Street
                              300 m
                            • Savile Row
                              300 m
                            Amusement
                            • Vegas Gold
                              400 m
                            Monuments and Landmarks
                            • Old Compton Street
                              500 m
                            • Regent Street
                              500 m
                            • Shaftesbury Avenue
                              500 m
                            Parks
                            • Cavendish Square
                              400 m
                            Theaters
                            • London Palladium
                              100 m
                            • Queen's Theatre
                              500 m
                            • Piccadilly Theatre
                              500 m
                            • Lyric Theatre London
                              500 m
                            • Criterion Theatre
                              600 m
                            • Phoenix Theatre London
                              600 m
                            Food and meals
                            • Ronnie Scott's
                              500 m
                            Underground Railway Stations
                            • Oxford Circus
                              200 m
                            • Piccadilly Circus Station
                              500 m
                            • Tottenham Court Road
                              600 m

                            Local Attractions

                            • The London Eye
                              1.8km
                              South Bank of the river Thames, London
                            • Churchill War Rooms
                              1.6km
                              Clive Steps, London
                            • Changing of the Guard
                              1.5km
                              Buckingham Palace, London
                            • The Courtauld Gallery
                              1.6km
                              Somerset House, Strand, London
                            • Queen Square
                              1.5km
                              Queen Square, off Prince Street, Bristol

                            Near the hotel

                            • London Palladium
                              50 m
                              7-8 Argyll Street, London
                            • A Chorus Line
                              50 m
                              Argyll Street, London
                            • Lloyds of London
                              80 m
                              1 Lime Street London, Greater London EC3M 7HA, London
                            • Carnaby Street
                              170 m
                              LondonEngland
                            • Oxford Street
                              210 m
                              4 Brewer St., London
                            • Aint Nothin But the Blues
                              200 m
                              Kingly at, London
                            • Angel
                              280 m
                              LondonEngland

                            Restaurants Nearby

                            • Ping Pong Soho

                              61% likes this, based on 428 reviews
                              Food: Asian, Chinese, Dim Sum

                              50 m
                              45 Great Marlborough Street

                              Phone: +44 020 7851 6969

                            • Shakespeares Head

                              64% likes this, based on 144 reviews
                              Food: British
                              Price Range: USD 20 - USD 30

                              30 m
                              29 Great Marlborough Street

                              Phone: 02035 824 753

                            • Central and Co

                              75% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                              Price Range: USD 10 - USD 32

                              10 m
                              22 Great Marlborough Street

                              Phone: 02074374106

                            • Leon - Carnaby Street

                              62% likes this, based on 53 reviews
                              Food: Mediterranean, Fast Food, Healthy, Café
                              Price Range: USD 2 - USD 10

                              20 m
                              35 Great Marlborough Street

                              Phone: +44 (0)20 7437 5280

                            • Antidote Wine Bar

                              58% likes this, based on 95 reviews
                              Food: French, European
                              Price Range: USD 57 - USD 73

                              40 m
                              12A Newburgh Street

                              Phone: 020 7287 8488

                            Getting there.

                            Heathrow Airport is within 45 minutes driving by taxi.

                            The Heathrow Express can take you to the hotel within 15 minutes from Paddington Station.

                            Gatwick Airport is within 75 minutes driving by taxi.

                            The Gatwick Express will take you to the hotel within 30 minutes from Victoria Station.

                            Stansted Airport is within 45 minutes by train from Liverpool Street.

                            Courthouse Hotel Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Courthouse Hotel

                            Average guest rating

                            3.9
                            out of 5
                            Excellent
                            Based on 142 reviews

                            Rating by category:

                            Location
                            4.6
                            Rooms
                            3.8
                            Service
                            3.8
                            Value
                            3.7
                            Dining
                            3.9

                            Individual guest reviews

                            • The location was very good and the hotel was very comfortable. Again staff were attentive, room service was excellent and breakfast was great lovely fresh fruit lots of choice.

                              Tv reception was very poor, we used the bar downstairs once and found to be too expensive for us, the pool was really tiny, and not designed for swimming.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.2
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                3
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Excellent location very quite nice staf, restaurants and a short cab/, the architecture of the old MarlBorough Street magistrates court has been retained beautifully.

                              Very poor service and never a 5 star hotel, for the price of the room one would like to see some fresh coffee and a larger selection of teas.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                3.5
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Value
                                2
                            • The location was excellent and the hotel bar was really nice, good range of cocktails wines. The staff were really great and bath were incredible. Breakfast was varied and delicious.

                              Very bad service and tiny room. Very small gym.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.3
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                5
                            • The location was perfect, overall the hotel was lovely and architecture of the building was amazing. The lobby was very nice, staff were great and the beds were super comfortable too. Breakfast selection was good and facilities were excellent.

                              The spa is a real haven and one will not believe you are in the city centre, not a cheap place by any means, the rooms are often from around.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.3
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                5
                            • Location is very good and the hotel itself is extremely clean. The lobby is stunning and the staff are very friendly, bar is fun and our free upgrade room was fantastic. Courthouse burger is tasty and lovely sandwiches and a cocktail to wash down. The spa is very discreet and private.

                              Tv picture quality bad, breakfast is poor.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Location
                                3
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                3
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • Liked the location and fantastic Stay. Staff very helpful and polite, clean rooms. Good bar and breakfast wasw excellent.

                              Way too expensive for the hotel gives and bad service.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                3
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • The location was perfect for shoping, the hotel itself and the rooms were nice and stylish, professional service provided for all the staff. The shower was very powerful and carnaby's, adjacent restaurant, was good.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                2
                            • The location was perfect for a London shopping break over christmas and overall the hotel was very well presented. Staff were very friendly, the room was really big, comfortable and nicely designed, lunch in silks the courtroom was fabulous.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Location was brilliant, hotel was very well laid out as a converted court house we found most interesting and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was incredibly comfortable and the breakfast was great.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Location excellent and nice hotel. Staff friendly and helpful, spacious room, great bar. The informal restaurant '.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.0
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                3
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • Excellent location and fantastic hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff, nice big beds. Loved the bar and cocktails, wonderful sheets.

                              No free wifi in the room.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.3
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Location is brilliant for Soho and oxford st, the hotel could not have been more central, staff are lovely. The rooms are very well equiped and comfortable.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.6
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                            • Perfect location, wonderful Hotel and my wife loved staff were lovely. The room was fantastic and bread was excellent.

                              The breakfast was just a ridiculous price.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.4
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                4
                            • Loved the location, beautiful hotel and service was friendly, helpful and promptin all respects. Room was very good and breakfast was fine.

                              Food was nothing more than average, all staff were really friendly and made you feel welcome, the bath handle was broken.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.3
                              • Location
                                4
                              • Rooms
                                4
                              • Service
                                4
                              • Value
                                5
                            • Quite convenient to the underground and good location. Very kind hotel staff, great, great service and helpful concierge. Rooms were clean and quiet, restaurant were smart.

                              The very high price of breakfast.

                              My rating for the hotel:

                              • Average rating
                                4.5
                              • Location
                                5
                              • Rooms
                                5
                              • Service
                                5
                              • Value
                                4
                              • Dining
                                4
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