Courthouse Hotel

Address: 19-21 Great Marlborough Street , London, England, W1F 7HL, United Kingdom | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located in the Mayfair/Soho/West End area of London, is near London Palladium, Marylebone, Alleyways and Shadows with Discovery Tours, and Soccerscene.
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      Wonderful hotel situated in a perfect position in the heart of london.

      Room and service was excellent.

      And the "Weekend Rate" found at the hotel's website also very nice (165 GBP including V.A.T. and breakfast).

      Highly recommended.

      AA Gill doesn't know what he is talking about!


      Our recent stay at the Kempinski was absolutely wonderful. Having now sampled the vast majority of London 5* hotels, I can say that this is possibly the best.

      Having read AA Gill's recent critical review of the hotel's SILK restaurant in the Sunday Times, we were in two minds whether to indulge. We are glad we did.

      The ambiance, the service and the food and wine were all absolutely first class and not that expensive.

      I have no idea what AA Gill was talking about - I think he must have just got out of bed on the wrong side that morning!

      Both the hotel and the restaurant really dererve to succeed - I really do suggest that you give it a try next time you are in town.

      Just simply beautiful...


      The hotel is simly beautiful. It's decor is breath-taking. The service and friendly staff were immaculate. Our room was just lovely.

      We had a fabulous stay...and will be back!

      Great location


      Great location for walking/travelling to anywhere in central London & got a good online rate for a standard queen bedded room. Always good to see a building cleverly converted into a new use but in this case the original long tiled entrance corridor & muted colours in the reception area make for a fairly cold & uninviting entrance. Check in excellent and showed to our room by the receptionist. Everything is new & fresh. Standard room was smallish with a lot of furniture crammed into the room, e.g. a 2 seater settee beside the bed which you couldn't really sit on without putting your legs high on the bed and which prevented the bedside drawer from opening! Lovely bed with plenty of cushions & big pillows. Marble bathroom with shower over bath & bidet. Fluffy gowns & slippers but provisions in the bathroom limited to basic toiletry items. Certain basics (tea & coffee facilities, ironing board) were missing - admittedly you could phone for a valet to do your ironing. Twice during our 1 night stay we were bothered to service the mini bar (once to fill it up from the previous occupants - & we didn't check in till after 4pm). Things like this are normally handled much better at this level.

      Excellent Location - London's newest Design Hotel


      I always wanted to know how a Magistrates Court could be converted into a 5 star Hotel and I must say I was most impressed with what we experienced. The Courtroom is still intact with now a gourmet restaurant which has the most amazing food I have ever experienced. The Var has 3 original cells which are unique at the least. Can you imagine there is also a cinema, roof terrace and swimming pool but I did not have a chance to use them. The service and design is immaculate throughout (one of the best entertainment systems I have experienced in a Hotel!). The location is fantastic. The London palladium is next door where we saw Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Oxford Street is right on the door step. I have no faults with the property and must say 165 per night as a special opening rate is a BARGAIN!!! My only point - and it took me a long time to think of one - is for outside tables as the weather was fabulous on my stay.



      The Courthouse Hotel is perfect. Staff are lovely, room immaculate, great design, great location (right at the top of Carnaby Street). A 5-star hotel for our 5-star weekend in London. Loved it.

      This is quality


      OK, you're talking real quality here. This is a great hotel, decor is classy and looks like it might have been used on the set of Hustle (BBC).

      We had a superior room with the largest bed ever - very comfy. Plasma TV was huge but not all the channels worked. Not bothered as who wants to watch TV in the centre of London!

      Bathroom spotless with bathrobes and slippers. Mini bar had great selection of snacks and drink but there was no tea/coffee facilities in room.

      Staff very friendly and VERY helpful, our conceirege went all the way to Oxford street to get us a black cab as none were going by the front of the hotel.

      The best bit is we were moved to this hotel as the one we booked was full up so we paid less than 25% of the 400 room rate. Fantastic.

      What a superb hotel


      We stayed at the Courthouse Hotel on 26 March 2005 for 1 night, and WOW it is a fabulous hotel the staff are very friendly and polite, our consierge gave us a grand tour of the hotel which was lovely, and guess what the hotel has a cinema which is only for private party's only I was very impressed. This hotel used to be the old magistrates court, they still have two cell's there that you can have drinks in which was facinating, they also have 3 restaurants and in one of them it looks similar to the house of commons. The bar is very eye catching, and there is also a large sitting area, The bedrooms are very nice, very clean and our bed was very comfortable, the location of the hotel is brilliant!! carnaby street is right on your doorstep and oxford circus is just around the corner. I would definately recommend this hotel and I will definately stay here again.



      Oh my goodness, this place is fabulous. We stayed for a night at the beginning of the week and were blown away by this hotel. Location is fabulous, and it has some really amazing rooms - the main dining room is in the orginal court room and the prison cells in the bar have to be seen to be believed! WOuld definitly come back and stay again once the spa opens (apparently they have a small swimming pool as well)

      Stylish chic


      We stayed in this hotel on the 11th and 12th February 2005.

      It is situated in a superb location just off Oxford Street, and very close to all amenities, but the hotel has some teething problems because it has only just recently opened. This was made apparent by the cheap price to stay there at the moment- 170 for the night including breakfast as opposed to the usual rack rate of 250.

      Our room was very nice- with internet access, and a superbly comfortable bed. It was not a huge room, but was adequately sized.

      The bathroom was very nicely appointed with quality products- such as shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion in decent sized tubes.

      There was a shower over the bath, and there was a bidet. The mirror was heated so that it did not steam up when using the bathroom.

      The slippers were a lovely touch- blue with silver lettering. However, when stepping out of the shower and looking for the bathrobe, there was none. The staff told us that they were waiting for a delivery.

      Also we were hoping to eat at the A La Carte restaurant Silks (set in the old courtroom itself) , but this was not yet open, so we had to make do with the streetside restaurant. There are a few teething problems here- the menu is a little limited (snack type of menu) and the wine that we chose was not yet on the menu- so we chose another- but they did not have this either- so we were given a 41 bottle of wine for half the price. This was corked but we decided not to complain as it was drinkable- but one does not expect this at a 5 star establishment. Also I asked if one of the dishes contained chilli and was told that it did not- so I chose another (with chilli). No problem I thought, but I was told (when I was halfway through my quite bland pasta dish) that they chef had not put chilli in my food. I was very disappointed because at no time at all had I said that I did not want a dish containing chilli- in fact I was trying to order a dish that actually had some fire and heat to it! I assume that the italian staff member had misunderstood my interest in the menu to mean that I did not want anything spicy.

      The spa is not yet open which was a disappointment.

      The evening bar(set in the old cell block complete with original cells!) was a lovely intimate place to have a drink. The bartender was very happy to make me a lovely special champagne cocktail.

      I could not fault the decor- it was very contemporary and stylish.

      The staff were very pleasant and were always helpful.

      I needed a clothes brush but they did not have one (very disappointing as the new white towels in the room had left lint all over my black trousers and jumper) and I ordered an iron and ironing board which was promptly delivered, but when we got back from a day out- they had taken it away and we had not even had a chance to use it!

      On the Sunday, we were woken up by banging and hammering (they are still in the process of decorating the 2 floors below where we were staying so I presume that the builders were in). Also the fire alarm sounded on 2 occasions at about 8 and 8.30 am which is not something that you want to be woken up by on a Sunday. However, we did not have to assemble downstairs so I think that it was a test drill.

      Thank goodness- because we did not even have a bath robe to put on!!

      I think that this hotel will be a huge success when they iron out all the teething problems and actually open all the amenities once and for all. I would have no hesitation in staying here again in a few months time to see how they have attended to the teething problems. It is situated in an extremely central location and is a very stylish and contemporary hotel.

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