Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge
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Good business day, which ended in the chaos they call terminal 5 i this country. Transferred the entire flight to City and flew VLM. God bless the small business airlines
Sad man on a train Portillo would have a challenge today as all the line seem to be having engineering works. Fortunately a seasoned London traveller is equipped with maps and apps to navigate round, on the plus side I've never seen the concourse so ...
... that the difference was that one was full of artifacts from the 1300's to the present day, and the British museum was full of really ancient artifacts from all over the world. I'll let the photos tell the story, because it's now 10 am Saturday morning and I have to get sorted and make my way to Hemel Hamstead. This morning is the first morning I have been able to sleep in since I arrived, and didn't wake up till 8.30 am....
... by the Yeoman Warders (but more commonly known as Beefeaters), who live in the grounds providing security and the guided tours. Our guide had quite the sense of humour and encouraged us to ooh, ahh and hiss at the appropriate moment in the story telling. It is quite gruesome but incredibly interesting. We spent about 4 hours in the grounds exploring the buildings, walls, The Crown Jewels, The Medieval Palace and the Line of Kings (the worlds longest running exhibit at ...
... a great film too.
Marie, Shandel and I also went into Wimbledon and went to their winter wonderland day. It was mainly for kids but had a good atmosphere and Christmas vibe. They had fireworks which were right above us, which was great until things started falling on us from the fireworks and hitting us in the eye. It was not fun! So that was a bit of a hazard. We had dinner and a relaxing evening which was really nice to end the weekend.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge
Great Hotel, Great Location
Stayed for 10 days. 6th floor, southern view. Room was not too small (Average by European standards). Very clean and the staff was extremely nice and helpful. Restaurant had good food but on the expensive side.
Some traffic noise but being from southern california, it didn't bother me. Pub across the street for quick and inexpensive meal, Knightsbridge tube a block north, bus stop in front of hotel and Harrods around the corner (10 min walk).
We stayed for 6 nights(10/11-10/16/03). We can recommend this hotel for anyone looking into staying in the Knightsbridge area. The staff were wonderful, the room was on the small side, but in Europe this is to be expected and the bathroom even had a heated towel rack. The location was excellent(a 3 minute walk to the Underground), all the boutique designer shops one could ask for, an ATM right across the street. We found two places for breakfast. The Knightsbridge Cafe(across from the Sheraton) is a 5 minute walk from the hotel and a cafe called Arco which is out the entrance by the concierge desk and turn right and go about 100 feet or so. The concierges and bellman were most helpful. All in all the Millennium was a great experience.
My husband and I stayed at the Millennium Knightsbridge Hotel on 09/01/03. We had stayed at the Millennium Times Square in NYC and hoped the experience would be as nice in London. We were not disappointed.
Nice hotel with good location. Rooms are not large, but I doubt that many people will spend a lot time in them because of the wonderfull area around the hotel. The restaurant offers creative and delicious food for dinner.
We stayed here last November with the 99/night room rate we found online. It was a great deal! The area is really nice and you are very close to Harrod's, the Tube station and Hyde Park. Our room was beautiful with a towel warming rack in the bathroom and some of the best smelling soap. The rooms are a bit small, but pretty luxurious.
The reception desk staff are very good- very efficient and helpful. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone, especially if you can get a good rate.
Excellent hotel and good price
This was a top-quality hotel, and a great find in London for just 99 pounds/night. The rooms are compact, but very functional and quite beautifully designed. The bed, bathroom, and furniture were excellent and well-maintained. The staff were also very good and ran the hotel like one that was in a significantly higher price category. The one downside was an unbelievable price of 50p per minute to use the phone, so don't even think of connecting your computer from the hotel room and use a cell phone for any calls you want to make.
Great hotel, best location!
We've stayed at the Millennium on several recent (2001-03) trips to London and have nothing but rave reviews. The rooms are small, but well-appointed, service is excellent and the Sloane Street location can't be beat. We've also been fortunate to get great rates booking online.
Fab Hotel, great location
This is a lovely hotel right in between Gucci and Fendi, which is a shopaholics mecca. The hotel is lovely and the staff are helpful. We have stayed there many times and would not consider going elsewhere (given the quality of some more expensive hotels). Breakfast is lovely but expensive, we usually end up paying £30, so I'd recommend you only try it once!
I stayed here through a package deal through Virgin Vacations and then extended for three nights. My room was a bit small (similar to Manhattan hotel room sizes) but well appointed with nice furniture, decorations, bed linens, towels etc . . . The public areas (hallways, bars, lobby) are also nicely decorated. There were a couple of flaws in the service but at this level and price it is to be expected. Overall the staff was great and really nice - reception, concierge, housekeeping and room service. The location is fantastic for many reasons - very close to Knightsbridge tube (picadilly line) and other convenient bus lines eg, 19, 137 and night buses as well; between Chelsea, South Kensington and very convenient to Soho, Covent Garden, Holborn and Mayfair for those who like to go out on the town. The food at MJU is ok but not spectacular though it is an all caps restaurant in Zagat. I would absolutely recommend a stay here and would stay again.
I first went to London in March 2002. I had been planning my trip (and saving for it) for over a year, so I wanted to make sure I stayed in the right location to take full advantage of London. And I sure did! As a die-hard shopping, I could not have found a better located hotel. The Millennium Knightbridge is directly behind Harrods. There is a shortcut out of the back door that leads to a minute walk to the great department store. On Sloane Street itself, where the Millennium faces, are more designer shops that I could image. From Gucci to Coach to Harvey Nichols at the corner. Oxford Street is not that far either, which means ones you exhaust Harrods and Sloane Street, head to other shopping areas.