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Reviewed 6 November 2012

We absolutely loved this hotel, hidden away from the the locura that is the City, but close to everything. We had a suite which was amazing and in keeping with other Como hotels, elegantly understated and oozing class. Aside from the staff being incredibly helpful and friendly, they seem to genuinely love working there which is so nice to see....

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for sharing your experience. It is an absolute pleasure to read comments like this and we are delighted that you had such a memorable time here at The Halkin. Please feel free to contact me directly at your convenience when planning your next visit as I would be delighted to make the necessary arrangements. Sincerely,...

Wokingham
Reviewed 29 October 2012

This hotel is far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, offering a quiet serene haven where you can "zone out" and re-energise. The rooms are bright and airy with all the mod-cons that one could wish for. We stayed at the Halkin in celebration of our wedding anniversary and we booked the Gastronomy Package and were not...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great feedback following your recent stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure to have you as our guests and I am delighted that you had such a memorable wedding anniversary. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the hopefully not too distant future. Warm regards, Claudia

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2012

This hotel is in a quiet residential part of Belgravia, London and counts many of the world's embassies as neighbours. It's a quiet location and the hotel is medium size. Unassuming from the road, the interior is however very much a style haven, imbued with an atmosphere of healthy well being - and that is the overarching message from the...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to share your valued feedback following your recent stay here at The Halkin by COMO. While I was very pleased to read about the various aspects of your stay which made it all so memorable, I would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by the smell of food in your...

Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Location is perfect, quiet side of London, little traffic in the street, close to the premium shopping area, very safe area with all the embassies close by and Buckingham Palace just behind the corner. A tube station is at only 5minutes walking. Rooms are very spacious for London standards, have all the amenities ad are very clean and well maintained....

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for your great feedback. Experiences such as yours really do make us very happy and proud and I am pleased that you had such a wonderful time. In regards to the confusion with the breakfast, please accept my sincere apologies again. Rest assured that I have personally looked into this matter to ensure that this...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 October 2012

One of the nicest boutique hotels I have ever stayed in. Our room luxurious and quiet. The staff could not have been more efficient, cheerful and helpful. Location was excellent. Will be recommending it to everyone !

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely feedback! Looking forward to many more stays. Warm regards, Claudia

ireland
Reviewed 14 October 2012

This is a very stylish, well thought out hotel. We stayed in room 104 which was a really nice studio suite. There was great attention to detail. The staff could not be more pleasant. We received really professional service in a very friendly way. We had breakfast in the room on both occasions and it was excellent. I would love...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great feedback. I am pleased that you had such a memorable stay and in particular that you had such memorable encounters with the team. Looking forward to welcoming you back to The Halkin by COMO! Warm regards, Claudia

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 10 October 2012

My husband and I just returned from Europe ending with a 3 night stay in London to visit with friends. Usually we stay with friends, but on this visit we selected the Halkin due to our preference for smaller luxury boutique hotels, its location, and its high ratings here and elsewhere. We loved everything about the Halkin--its intimacy, its design...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent experience. While I was very pleased to read that you very much enjoyed the hotel services and interactions with the team, I was certainly most concerned to learn about the lack of sleep you had and the inconvenience you have experienced as a result of that. Whilst we...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 September 2012

The Halkin is a premium hotel property in Belgravia. Near to all of the action of London, the hotel is on a quiet side street and is wonderfully staffed and maintained. Rooms are more than adequately spacious and very nicely designed. The staff is helpful and accommodating. I will keep this on my top hotels list!

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am delighted that you had such a memorable stay with us and remain at your service should there be anything I can assist with when planning your next visit. Sincerely, Claudia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This hotel might be pricey, but it is well worth the money. A king sized bed in an ample-sized room, heated floors and towel bar in bathroom, this hotel had the smaller but finer details that we so appreciated. It was so quiet, we didn't know there were other guests! There are only 41 rooms in this boutique hotel, so...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for your lovely feedback! It is great to receive such great comments and I am pleased that you had such a wonderful stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you again in the hopefully not too distant future, I send you my warmest regards. Claudia

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2012

When we arrived, we were met by an enthusiastic receptionist who had doing some hard up-selling. Having already booked the best rooms, the suites were touted and although we declined, we were asked twice whether we wouldn't want to at least take a look at the suites. From that moment we practically had no interaction with the staff and when...

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Claudia C, Front Office Manager at COMO The Halkin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. While I am delighted that the room and the hotel facilities have left such a lasting impression, I was certainly most concerned to read about the disappointing encounters you had with the team. Building meaningful and lasting relationships is something we should all focus on and I am...

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Staying in Belgravia

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Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Ametsa with Arzak Instruction
Cuisines: European, Spanish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Halkin by COMO is a haven of luxury in the heart of London’s Belgravia with the shopping of Mayfair and Knightsbridge both within a 10-minute walk. With a discreet, efficient approach to service, everything about The Halkin is about elegant understatement and its intimate feel. With just 41 rooms and suites, The Halkin is a true boutique hotel. Bespoke Italian design is combined with subtle nuances of Oriental influence with wools, silks and linens in taupes and creams. Rooms are furnished with soft carpets and warm wood panelling, and boast some of the largest bathrooms in London. The hotel restaurant Ametsa with Arzak Instruction,is a unique collaboration between Elena Arzak – voted Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef in 2012 – along with her father Juan Mari Arzak, and Mikel Sorazu, Igor Zalakain and Xabier Gutierrez.Ametsa’s approach is rooted in the traditions of ‘New Basque Cuisine’, pairing the earthy flavours and techniques of Spain’s Basque region with modern, surprising twists featuring locally-sourced and organic produce from land and sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about COMO The Halkin

Address: 5 Halkin Street, London SW1X 7DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Belgravia
Price Range: $488 - $790 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — COMO The Halkin 5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
The Halkin Hotel London
Halkin London
Halkin Hotel London
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#4 Spa Hotel in London
#6 Luxury Hotel in London
#23 Romantic Hotel in London
#36 Business Hotel in London
#172 Family Hotel in London
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“Standard rooms fine”
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“305 Halkin room. End of the corridor. Very quiet.”
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