Accor has opened its first MGallery hotel in
St Erminís is located in St James in central London,
between Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. It is just a
short walk from major West End theatres and Londonís historical
St Erminís is part of Londonís history: during the
Second World War, British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill
sometimes met with his teams in this hotel to organize secret
operations. It is also rumored that in the 1950s, a spy used an
underground passage linking the hotel to the houses of Parliament
to smuggle secret documents out of the Foreign Office. It is
said the tunnel still exists, under the majestic staircase that
dominates the lobby.
The hotel boasts 331 rooms and owes its
singular design to architect Dayna Lee who has successfully
combined contemporary decorating features with a classic style
creating a friendly and sophisticated atmosphere.
The hotel has
- The Caxton Grill serves stylish European
food. The restaurant can cater for 70 guests and has a private
- The Caxton Terrace, where clients can relax
and enjoy views overlooking the courtyard.
- The Caxton Bar,
which provides a more casual environment and serves a wide range
of drinks as well as a more classical menu.
hotel also features a fitness area with
sports equipment and an exercise room and 14 meeting rooms that
can cater for up to 200 people.
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