The 156-room London Marriott Hotel Twickenham has
opened under a management agreement with Rugby Football Union and
Marriott International. The hotel sits at Twickenham Stadium, the home
of English rugby.
To celebrate its opening the hotel is currently
offering a special rate of ₤125 (US$183) per night.
The London Marriott Hotel Twickenham is part of Twickenham
Stadium’s South Stand development. Located just six miles from
Heathrow Airport, the hotel is accessible by Twickenham railway
station and just 20 minutes from central London by car. In
addition, the hotel is located near many favorite local
attractions including Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens and the
“We are thrilled and proud to open this new
hotel at the home of English rugby, said Jurgen Giesbert,
executive vice-president for Marriott’s United Kingdom, Middle
East and Africa region. “Twickenham Stadium is iconic and we are
proud that Marriott is part of its development. We hope this hotel
helps to further the United Kingdom as the premier destination for
business and sport, and look forward to welcoming rugby fans from
around the world.”
The London Marriott Hotel Twickenham
boasts luxurious interior design incorporating granite, wood,
glass and steel for a warm, yet contemporary look and feel.
hotel’s 156 guest rooms feature 300 thread-count bedding
and 32-inch flat screen televisions featuring Setanta and Sky
Six very special “pitch view” suites feature
incredible views of the stadium and rugby pitch and offer separate
bedroom, bathroom and private sitting room, together with access
to a private balcony in Twickenham’s South Stand.
In addition, two
large junior suites and four superior suites are located in the
corners of the hotel, offering panoramic views across to the
historic town of Richmond Upon Thames and London beyond. All
suites boast spacious sitting areas and separate bedroom and
The hotel’s signature restaurant 22 South Chop
House is named after the 22 meter drop line on the rugby pitch.
The menu is influenced by British cuisine and uses locally sourced
ingredients such as Cornish grain-fed beef. In addition, guests
can enjoy a cup of coffee in the hotel’s Café Lounge or wind-down
with a beer while watching the game on the giant plasma
televisions in the stylish Side Step Bar.
Once opened in
Fall 2009, guests will be able to take a leisurely swim or workout
in the flagship Virgin Active Classic Health Club attached to the
As part of the hotel’s partnership with Twickenham
Experience, meeting and event planners can book space in the
extensive meeting and conference facilities in the South Stand of
the stadium. The Twickenham Stadium’s Rose Suite can seat up to
The general manager is Paul Davies
while Giles Nash is the director of sales and marketing.
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