Set in a stately 19th-century building, this upscale hotel with a grand marble lobby is a 12-minute walk from the iconic Big Ben clock tower, a mile from Buckingham Palace and a 2-minute walk from Charing Cross underground station. The refined rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add kitchenettes and/or pull-out sofas. There are also extended-stay apartments. Room service is available. Amenities include a chic grill restaurant, a wine bar and a fitness centre. There are also coin-operated laundry facilities and loaner iPads. Paid parking is available.