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Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular landmarks
National Gallery 540 m
London Eye 870 m
The British Museum 1.02 km
Big Ben 1.18 km
Buckingham Palace 1.81 km
Madame Tussauds London 2.7 km
Tower of London 3.13 km
Tower Bridge 3.21 km
V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum 3.91 km
Natural History Museum 4.16 km
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Vertical Chill 50 m
Ellis Brigham 70 m
Jubilee Market 80 m
Covent Garden Metal Sign Company 110 m
Queen's Chapel of the Savoy 110 m
The Lyceum Theatre 120 m
Penhaligon's 130 m
Covent Garden Market 160 m
Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop 160 m
Drury Lane Theatre Royal 160 m
Strand Palace Hotel

"I was very happy with the place last time I stayed here about 4 years ago but it has improved on itself and is an oasis in the middle of the city."

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372 Strand, West End Soho, London, United Kingdom, WC2R 0JJ - See map
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Exceptional reputation
Recommended by 87% of guests
Fantastic breakfast
82% positive mentions
Excellent cleanliness
8.2 rating for cleanliness
Very good service
7.9 rating for service

Salieri’s next door is some of the best food in London.

Paul | January 29, 2020

So beautifully renovated and managed.

Paul | January 29, 2020

  • 320 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

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Value for money7.5
Location rating9.4
Nearest airportLondon City Airport (LCY)
Distance to airport11.8 km

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7.8
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Strand Palace Hotel?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Strand Palace Hotel?

If you're looking for an easy way to get around London with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

What is the smoking policy at Strand Palace Hotel?

Strand Palace Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

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What people love about Strand Palace Hotel

  • 8.4
    Excellent
    Location

    "Really good hotel location perfect for sightseeing and nightlife and rooms adequate"

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    October 23, 2017

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Staff 

    "Check in was helpful and the concierge managed several requests with ease."

    Ian

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    September 23, 2018

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Location

    "Very near to covent garden where shopping and popular pubs are located."

    Mayumi

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    December 21, 2019

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More about Strand Palace Hotel

Welcoming guests since 1909, Strand Palace Hotel is surrounded by the best London has to offer. Set in the heart of London, the hotel is mere moments from Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square, and the Thames, making it the perfect location for discovering cultural icons and for those travelling on business. The hotel is home to 785 bedrooms and offers a concierge service and gym for guest use. The hotel also has an in-house restaurant serving British cuisine, including cooked breakfast, as well as a bar.

This unrivalled location makes the hotel the perfect base for both business and leisure travellers alike. With so much to do right on the doorstep and excellent transport connections to whisk you across the city or further afield, a stay at the Strand Palace Hotel puts you at the centre of the action. With that in mind, all the rooms are furnished to ensure your downtime is as comfortable as possible.

For more than 100 years, Strand Palace Hotel has looked to put the guests first, to provide a superb experience and great value. The property is excited to have launched the first new rooms, kitted out with air-conditioning and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi.

Deluxe rooms come with air-conditioning, a complimentary minibar and dry bar, plus generously sized White Company toiletries. They also feature a large LCD HD TV and a Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker for a world of entertainment, great coffee courtesy of Sacred Café for your personal Nespresso machine.

Superior rooms feature all the modern-day essentials, including a HD television, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, laptop safe, and White Company toiletries in the en suite shower room, offering the perfect respite from a day in the city.

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82 mentions
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What they offer

9.6
Exceptional
Spaciousness

"Small but modern rooms all decently equipped.Helpful staff.L..."

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

Full English/Irish

Restaurants on site

Restaurant
Cuisine:European, British
Menu:Buffet

Nearby restaurants

British cuisine
British cuisine
Spring
40 m British, European
Afternoon Tea at The Savoy
40 m British, Gluten Free
The Terrace
40 m British, European
American cuisine
American cuisine
Smollensky's on the Strand
40 m American, British
Belushi's - Covent Garden
150 m American, Bar, British
STK London
180 m American, British, Steakhouse
European cuisine
European cuisine
Salieri Restaurant
70 m European, Italian, Soups
Boulevard Brasserie
150 m European, French, Soups
Four to Eight
160 m European, Gluten Free, Italian

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9.6
Exceptional
Pedro from Portugal
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in October 2016

Great hotel centrally located”

I highly recommend The Strand Palace Hotel. It is centrally located at Soho area within a short distance by walking to many of London's most famous landmarks. Though the hotel is very good, one notice it was under renovation as some aspects still look a bit outdated - f. eg., the rooms doors and the rooms central heating. Most of the staff was super polite and kind with the exception of one of the guys taking care of storing the lugagge after check-out: he was absolute rude - when it came my time to store my lugagge he simply told in a brusque way "how many pieces? give me!". No, "hello Sir", "What time will you come back?", "Thank you", nothing. Totally unfit to work in a hotel like The Strand.

Reviewed October 17, 2016
10.0
Exceptional
Gary from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in February 2015

Strand Palace”

The hotel is in a great location clean and comfortable and has a very good selection of breakfast hot and cold food.

My wife and i stayed at the Strand Palace hotel for a three night break in february the hotel is clean and plenty of staff if you have any problems,it also serves a nice breakfast and is very well located for all the sights and attractions of Londons West End,Would stay here again no problem.

Reviewed February 11, 2015
9.7
Exceptional
NORMAN from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 6 nights in June 2012

very well run hotel, Room clean.”

Central for theatre land & attractions

The Strand Palace Hotel is situated in an ideal possition for visting the sights of London. It is possitioned on the strand not far from Charing Cross. The Underground Stations -Charing cross & Covent Garden are nearby. Many buses pass by the door of the hotel & their routes take you into the City of london - St Paul's , Tower of London etc. The staff are courteous and helpful. There are bars to choose from & dining rooms serving good food.

Reviewed June 11, 2012
10.0
Exceptional
Lachlan from Australia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

Great priced accomodation for exploring city”

Fabulous Location, comfortable room, great transport

Our stay at the Strand Palace Hotel was very comfortable. The rooms were larger than i expected. The hotel was very close to covent garden train station, and within easy walking distance to many great historic and cultural viewings of London. The train line is the same line to get you to the airport (Heathrow) also, so that made our departure even easier. The area has many great shops and eating facilities within a stones throw. Highly recommend this location for anyone travelling or in London for business.

Reviewed February 15, 2014
9.6
Exceptional
Peter from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in April 2016

1 night in central London”

I don't stay in 'real' hotels often, preferring guest house accommodation, but The Strand Palace was perfectly located next to Covent Garden for what I wanted to do. Although the single room was well equipped and very clean, I've docked a star because of the manoeuvres that I had to perform to get the bathroom door closed once I was in there. The staff were friendly and efficient. Price was more than I'd normally pay for a night's accommodation, but hey, this is central London and it compared very well with other places locally. Didn't need the food which looked good but pricey.

Reviewed April 25, 2016
9.2
Exceptional
Nick from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2018

Excellent Hotel in a great location.”

We were pleasantly surprised at how nice this place was. The room was clean and tidy, staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was tasty and plentiful, our only gripe with the dining facilities was the tables being too close together... even the staff had to squeeze past tables. There was plenty of space in the dining areas but the tables were not positioned with any care, something easily remedied. Overall, we had a great time in the Strand Palace and would recommend it if you go to West End shows.

Reviewed January 11, 2018
9.6
Exceptional
froogh from Australia
Couple
Stayed 11 nights in June 2019

Most convenient ”

Strand Palace Hotel is the most convenient hotel in London. I have been staying there almost every couple of years for around 30 years. Rooms are very small but that is old London and you enjoy the charm of this place. Not cheap at all but the standard is matches the price. Very old fashioned, charming, old English if that’s what you like b

Reviewed July 11, 2019
9.3
Exceptional
Johanna from Sweden
Group
Stayed 4 nights in July 2011

Nice location and good service”

Good service, nice breakfast buffé, good location.

the hotel is located on a pretty big street with different restaurants and stores. just a couple minutes of walk to topshop and mcdonalds. about 10 minutes walking away from london eye and picadilly cirkus,and about 15 minutes of walk to oxford street. the rooms are not big but clean. and the breakfast buffé was very nice with a big variaty. i really enjoyed my stay at strand palace hotel.

Reviewed August 13, 2011
9.0
Exceptional
Simon from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

Strand”

Price of the room. Location of the hotel. Dining options in hotel with discounts.

Had a great stay at the Strand Palace,we usually stay in Mayfair and pay twice as much for the hotel. Our room was on the small side,but everything in it you would need. It was quiet on a night,warm,what else do you need? The location as everyone says is fantastic,if you want a good cheap hotel in London book the Strand Palace.

Reviewed November 25, 2014
7.7
Very good
ANDRE from Indonesia
Couple
Stayed 7 nights in November 2010

Good Location & Great Room”

Very Strategic & Convenience location
Interent access is only free for 30min while I know other hotel is free

Me & My wife decided to stay in Strand Palace after going through a detail review of the hotel in the internet. We are glad that we have choose Strand Palace as a place to stay after all. The Hotel location is superb. It is very convenience to go to either shopping place like oxford street / covent garden or to some sight seeing place such as westminster abbey / Buckhingham Palace / London Eye as it is all within 10-15 min walking distance only and very near to the tube station(you are seeing a review from a person who only went to London 1st time !) It is also a one stop service available in a hotel where you can booked things from local tourist guide and even a local opera / drama ticket, which we find very convenience The Room is bigger than what we expected and clean which is very important.

Reviewed November 23, 2010
8.3
Excellent
Phillip from United States
Solo traveler
Stayed 9 nights in March 2012

Awesome location and decently priced.”

Location, helpful staff

Overall, I had a pleasant experience at the Strand Palace Hotel. I was displeased that the hotel charged me separately when I checked in, even after I mentioned I pre-paid via Agoda, however, once I brought this to their attention, it was quickly resolved. The location is so wonderful in London and is close to all the tourist attracts or public transportation. Staff was friendly and willing to help out or answer questions in any way possible. The walls are really thin and you can hear neighbors plug in electronics on the opposite wall, but they do provide a fan to help drown out the noise. The rooms are also a little small, but nothing that was too cramped. I would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed April 11, 2012
9.2
Exceptional
David from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in December 2017

Good location”

The Strand palace is in a great location, in the midst of bars restaurants and theatres. The rooms however are small and almost claustrophobic, but clean, nice bed , tv and great shower, so if you are out and about and just sleeping there its fine. Huge number of rooms and three lifts so always full in the mornings with guests going down for breakfast, so we used the stairs from the 4th floor. The Gin Palace bar is worth a visit although very expensive, good selection of gins and cocktails. Breakfast served in a restaurant on ground floor, the usual buffet with everything on offer although sadly no egg chef and tables a bit close together and you may have to queue for a table. Would stay there again

Reviewed January 05, 2018
9.7
Exceptional
Elisabetta from Italy
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in December 2009

Service of Excellents”

Everything and Everybody were amazing and the breakfast was delicious.. I will defenativily stay at the Strand Palace Hotel again and again.
None at all

I reccomend the Strand Palace Hotel to anybody, the staff is excellent, the rooms clean and welcoming, the breakfast deliscious and with lots of different item for every taste, an experience that i will never forget, i will stay at the Strand Palace Hotel in the future, is my favourite hotel ever, AMAZING !!!!

Reviewed January 04, 2010
8.7
Excellent
WOON from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in November 2015

A taste of british stay”

Doorman service; great location; safe luggage service

Entering the Strand Palace Hotel, I was treated like part of a royal family because the doorman greeted me as "Sir". (Can't deny that it is a pretty good feeling.) There are two sofas in the lobby, allowing me to sit there and wait for my friend. Checking into my room, everything looks perfect as the bed is comfortable and everything is reachable at waist level. The toilet is well-ventilated and the towel is placed on the heated racked. The hotel even provides the anti-slip mat. The only short-coming is that the toilet roll rack is too near the W.C. If you are right-handed, it will be a bit uncomfortable to sit still.

Reviewed November 21, 2015
9.3
Exceptional
Harold from United States
Couple
Stayed 6 nights in May 2011

Comercial hotel in great location.”

This is a well run commercial hotel. Staff was very accommodating. Room was comfortable.

The Strand-Palace hotel is in a wonderful West End location. It is within easy walking distance of theaters, historic sites, good restaurants.

Reviewed May 25, 2011
9.0
Exceptional
Greg from Australia
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in October 2015

Awesome location but noisy because of it”

Location, location, location

We booked the hotel based on location and value offered. We had a Strand facing room which provided a great view and ventilation however was noisy at night. I like to sleep with either a window open or air conditioning for air flow so this resulted in a bit of disrupted sleep. I'll say though I would still prefer our street facing room than one of the courtyard or lane facing ones by the looks of the map. The bed was only a double but I'm sure that was listed on Agoda when we booked but didn't take notice. At least it was comfortable. Hair dryer was very poor, under powered, overheated and stopped after a short time. Minor things really. Overall one of the nicer hotels I've stayed in London at this price range and at a top location!

Reviewed October 05, 2015
8.0
Excellent
Wong from Hong Kong
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in September 2012

Great Location”

Location

It is my second time to stay in this hotel. This time I got lucky and was upgraded to the executive suite. This was so much bigger than the single room and was neat and tidy as last time. The Strand Palace Hotel is well located within walking distance of Trafalgar Square, close to both Temple and Charing Cross tube stations. This save u lots of time for traveling around London. There is a multitude of food options just down the block. The concierge serice was quite helpful for getting transportation suggestions, such as which tube or bus to take to certain sites. I would strongly recommend to this anyone who would like to stay in london for a short trip.

Reviewed October 05, 2012
10.0
Exceptional
Martin from Canada
Business traveler
Stayed 2 nights in May 2011

great location, quiet,good services,friendly staff”

central location to all activities, quiet, friendly staff

i found the strand palace hotel was located in a central area, available to all kinds of activities. the doormen were very helpful and friendly. the concierge had excellent advice.the room was quiet and clean well serviced. the underground train was easy to get to. i would stay there again with my family on vacation or on business.

Reviewed May 18, 2011
8.0
Excellent
Mark from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in June 2017

Very good”

We booked a weekend at the Strand Palace staying in an executive King size Room. Prior to leaving home, I phoned up the hotel to inform we would be arriving late at 10pm & to please hold our room. Due to Delays at Gatwick (Airspace congestion & then No Ground Crew) followed by cancellation of the Gatwick Express train and then further delays and cancellations of other trains - we eventually arrived at the hotel four hours late. The room we were given keys for was a shoddy damp smelling non refurbished standard room with a grotty bathroom bang opposite the very noisey lifts with scaffolding outside the internally facing window - where workmen are working during the daytime. We were surprised as the hotel was undergoing refurbishment work when we stayed four years ago. Clearly this hasnt finished. Subsequent complaint at the front desk resulted in a discussion with the night manager who revealed there were categorically no available Exec King rooms - not even a reserve. However he showed us to a refurbed standard king room with an outside view. This was a better room - but still not what we had booked. As a sweetner we were offered a room transfer to the sixth floor for the following evening - Saturday - along with vouchers for £30 to be spent on food & drink in the hotel. So after a deep sleep and an excellent buffet breakfast in the morning we returned later in the afternoon to find our bags had been transferred as promised to a larger refurbed room on the sixth floor with two outside windows, a super king bed and a sofa. Also a Krupps Coffee Maker & a kettle too.This was a much nicer room than the first miserable room we had been offered. In the evening before going out for dinner - we invited our two guests to meet us at the Hotels in-house cocktail bar opposite reception called The Gin Palace. At £12 a measure of gin and £6.40 for a bottle of Peroni beer - the two £15 vouchers didn't go very far and fell well short of a round of drinks for four! After another goo

Reviewed June 29, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Dawn from United States
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in April 2016

Great Location ”

A friend recommended Palace Strand, so we booked through Agoda website. The price was about what all the other hotels of this quality go for. The location is excellent if you are interested in attending theater or walking to Covent Gardens. It is also a short walk to Trafalgar Square and the Seine Riverfront area. The hotel room and bathroom are very small. The room was very clean, comfortable bed and staff acceptable. The ftont desk personnel could be friendlier. The concierge, doorman, and housekeeping staff were great. We bought the breakfast which was very good (10 pounds extra).

Reviewed April 19, 2016
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