Rated 4 out of 5 by Suuny33 Good Location
Convenient location for various facilities, such as, tour spots, good food and amusement.
February 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by PKB01 A Great Experience
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the W London. The hotel looked and sounded cool and the staff were excellent. I will definitely come back again.
October 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by ModeNeverLetUDown W for WOW
Rooms are amazing, Staff are brilliant, so friendly and helpful....Location is awesome!
We cannot recommend this hotel highly enough!!!! :)
June 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by LovesDesign Seriously went beyond Expectation
I just stayed for business for three nights and had an amazing experience. First, I arrived from the States at 8:30am asking for an early check in. Realizing it was really early, I emailed and called the day before and received a response that they could see what they could do (thank you Enrique). Fortunately there was a room available and I was able to get up and running within minutes of being in the room (thank you Andrew at the front desk). Anything that was a bit wonky in the room was met with a five minute response and taken care of. I was in the room a lot and saw housekeeping staff, munchie box staff...everyone willing to help if I had a question, even if it wasn't there department. The gym is awesome (open 24 hr, the bar was great to meet clients at and the creative style of the room didn't depress me (like some hotels can) when you have to work in your room. Yes, the desk area was one long cool piece that had a sink, but it all worked out and I never felt cramped (remember I'm an American:) Had an early departure and at 4am was able to go to the business center and print out a boarding pass (also 24 hr!). I'd go back in a heartbeat.
January 27, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by dissatisfiedplatinum Not a w experience accustomed to
bad check in experience and was informed paid room upgrade is only available, otherwise non in available not even to the next category!
April 25, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by ichiban1985 Too noisy
Me and my friend were there for two days. It was so loud we couldn't sleep both days. However, they do have really friendly staffs.
September 9, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Trutty Overpriced and overrated
The location was great, really central to everything.
The rooms are completely unpractical. the hotel needs to rethink the sink/desk situation and take the heavy chair out of the way, move the trash can to the sink side, it is very annoying to have to go around the desk over and over.
My room was dirty and they had to move me to a different one. For a high rated hotel, it is incredible that I had to call somebody to change the sheets...
This W does not match other Ws around the world. The price is outrageous for what the hotel offers.
The hotel while relatively new, looks a little tired... in my first room, the plugs and electricity did not work correctly, it as almost dangerous that the hairdryer kept turning on and off.
There are no amenities whatsoever. No shower cap, no q-trips, no nothing. Expect to find 1 soap, 1 face wash and 1 shampoo and hair conditioner. Nothing else, not even sleepers like in any other W hotel.
I would definitely not recommend the hotel for the price unless you get a super discounted rate. the hotel is not too bad, it is just too bad for the price.
The front desk staff was very nice, the beds, as always in W were great!
November 9, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Swiss49 Service was excellent
thanks to our starwood status we were given a room upgrade upon arrival. the suite was fabulous.
January 20, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Salina Great location
A great modern and fun hotel in the heart of london.
February 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by RexESP It has its ups and downs
As an IT entrepreneur I wanted to get one of the best hotels in London.
I have been to several W hotels and this one has one of the best locations. It's only seconds away from the hottest spots in London and it's easily reachable by metro or taxi.
The rooms are great and the reception staff is top-notch. However, there were some points that need attention: I prepaid an (expensive) fee for high speed" internet. At the reception I was given a code that allows me to connect via WIFI/cable, but the connection only goes up to 1 MB/s. I found out that if I hadn't prepaid it, but instead paid (the same price) from within my room, I would have been given "real" high speed internet at 5 MB/s. I would have been nice though, if we could have gotten 10-100 mbit connections. Being in one of the most exclusive hotels in downtown London, this shouldn't have to be a problem.
I also believe they could get more European (Spanish/Dutch/Portuguese) TV channels, although I was pleased to find out that there were channels from all over the world.
Another point of attention is the welcomeness at the front door at night. I disliked being greeted by bouncers that seemed unwilling to let me in until I told then I was a hotel guest. (Which they still seemed not to believe until I showed my keycard.) I understand that the W has an exclusive club too, but the welcomeness of hotel guests should be the main concern here.
To sum it up, it's a great hotel, not perfect, but almost there! I'm sure I'll come back again whenever I get a chance.
April 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeijingBill Exellence
have used this hotel quite a few times and always am very appy with my stay
February 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Matze Central location, very friendly staff
Each staff member was very friendly. The hotel has a perfect location for exploring London. I can recommend the hotel.
August 17, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Poulette Very friendly and helpfull staff
As much as I loath the area (Leicester Square), I like he hotel because the people who work there make the difference!
August 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 The hotel and the club at one place
Perfect hotel with perfect bar and club. Nice DJ's. Strict face control is necessary to make your staying comfortable
July 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Toros Great location
In the middle of attractions areas, bars, restaurants, theaters, covent garden, etc...
January 19, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Poulette There is never anybody around to help with the luggage
Most staff is very helpful but I just wish there would only once be somebody around to help with the luggage.........
October 11, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by D2012 June 2012
I spent almost three weeks here in June 2012, giving me an opportunity to get an in-depth experience at the hotel.
On the positive side, my room was one of the most quiet rooms I have ever occupied in a hotel. Leicester Square is typically bustling with activity. On a couple of occasions, there were bands or film premiers/promotions going on in the square. I could not hear any of it, which was remarkable.
The hotel has an excellent fitness center that has multi-story windows and a lot of light. The equipment includes a full set of weights, several elliptical machines and treadmills,several weight machines, stationary bikes, a fitness ball and a Bosu.
Finally, the staff at the front door was very friendly and welcoming.
On the not so positive side, one of the lifts was out of order for days, resulting in inordinate waits for a lift. In addition, the housekeeping staff was just so-so. If they arrived while I was in the room and I asked them to return, they did not do so and my room went unattended on those days.
Also, the light switches are unnecesarily complicated. I could not turn the lights off unless I stumbled on the right combination, which was not intuitive.
June 29, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by stevehkg Wonderful but not improving
STAFF are more ATTENTIVE Than before and they are more happy to help you on everything than before my last stay
August 12, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Poulette Nice touch
The staff is always very welcoming when they see me and always add the extra touch to make my stay even better.
November 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Blizz126 Great bar area
Concierge was especially helpful - Fillipo, Jessica and Bernardo were all terrific
January 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JerrySPG Great style and beautiful modern interior.
Great location and beautiful modern interior.
February 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by toddml How a W Should be!
The W London has very quickly become a favorite over recent months, once again with the stay early January it did not dissapoint. Got upgraded to a lovely suite and while it was a little dissapointing Wyld was closed, we had been told in advance so knew what to expect! As it turns out they picked the right weekend to do this as it was quieter in the W Lounge than usual of an evening so we had a great night there with Eric from Wyld behind the bar and some familar faces all around! We ended up at the bar until 2am both Friday & Saturday, the music was a good level and the drinks spot on!
Once again we were looked after by Jess and the rest of the front desk staff, even when I needed to do some last minute work they found me the equipment I needed and let me get on with it, even if it was less than ideal for them, which was much appreciated!
Overall each stay feels like it gets better and it feels more like a home from home each time! Whereas when the hotel first opened it felt like the staff were not all pulling in the same direction or some more hired for the W vibe than being able to work in a 5* hotel now they seem to have a great team working there who really do care about the hotel and the people staying there!
January 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Poulette I loved the steam bath in my suite
It is thanks to the staff members Jesus and Jessica that I had such a fantastic stay!
October 28, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by WLC1 great location
Rooms look mod but are not very comfortable. Place is fun in the evening.
December 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Duke68 Bravi
I like your hotel, is just a bit expensive, but in Londo is a very good stay
October 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jkosobucki Great place to stay in London
Stayed overnight after the Bruce Springsteen concert and had a great time!
June 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rossie Cool, quirky and comfortable - loved it
Best London hotel experience by far and a great location
December 20, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by CJWH229 Small issue with lights
This was a lovely hotel with great staff and a fabulous breakfast.
November 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jaime111 Perfect hotel in the centre of London
Great hotel, with excellent facilities and amazing staff.
December 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by noideawhatyoumean27 no idea what you mean
your checkin/out is very slow!
January 24, 2014