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The Strand Palace Hotel, London review

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Looking for a hotel for the night next time you’re heading to London?

Here’s everything you need to know about a stay at The Strand Palace Hotel in the capital.

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Here’s everything you need to know about staying at The Strand Palace HotelCredit: Supplied

Where is The Strand Palace Hotel?

The Strand Palace Hotel is in London, with the nearest tube station being Temple, Covent Garden or Charing Cross.

The address is 372 Strand, London, WC2R 0JJ.

What is The Strand Palace Hotel like?

The Strand Palace Hotel has been welcoming guests to the capital for more than 110 years.

It’s art-deco lobby, and doorman at the entrance, hark back to more glamorous days.

What are the rooms like at The Strand Palace Hotel?

There are 788 refurbished rooms, ranging from solo suites to deluxe studio kings, to choose from.

Each one has Rituals toiletries, tea and coffeemaking facilities, flatscreen TVs and free wifi.

Upgrade to a deluxe room and they will throw in a fancy Nespresso machine, bathrobes and complimentary minibar.

What is there to eat and drink at The Strand Palace Hotel?

You don’t need to leave to find a great meal, with the onsite Haxells restaurant serving classic British cuisine.

There’s something for everyone, with burgers, sandwiches and meaty mains, and my sea bass was flaky and delicious.

I opted for the pre-theatre three-course menu, ahead of a show at the nearby Peacock Theatre, for £30.

Make sure to save room for cocktails – the hotel’s Gin Palace has more than 50 types, while the trendy Tequila Mockingbird is now open.

Or pop into Joe Allen for live piano performances and some celeb-spotting.

What is there to do at The Strand Palace Hotel?

If you fancy a late-night workout, the on-site gym is open 24 hours a day.

Otherwise the hotel is one of the best to stay at if you’re planning on exploring London.

Just a short walk from Covent Garden, it is also right on The Strand, so you are on the doorstep of London’s finest theatres and art galleries.

Is The Strand Palace Hotel family friendly?

Guests must have at least one occupant per room who is 18 or over.

However, kids under 12 stay for free when sharing bedding in the room, while some rooms have sofa beds for kids.

Guests can also request one cot per room free of charge.

How much are rooms at The Strand Palace Hotel?

Rooms start at £159 per night. See strandpalacehotel.co.uk.

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There are 788 rooms to choose from

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There are 788 rooms to choose from

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