It's hard to define what makes Threadneedles boutique hotel so special. Perhaps it's the smooth warmth of walnut walls against the cool blonde of a marble floor. Maybe it's the oh-so-deep pile of an oriental carpet that's a contemporary work of art in its own right. Or possibly it's the breathtaking beauty of light filtering through a Nineteenth Century dome of stained glass.Most likely it's not one, but a combination of all these ingredients and more. For the Victorian banking hall turned city boutique hotel is nothing if not a multitude of textures and complementary tones, a perfect blend of past and present.Voted by Conde Nast Traveller as one of the top 50 hotels in the world.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- 5 Threadneedles Street
- London, EC2R8AY
- United Kingdom
Threadneedles is located in the heart of London's financial district, the City. It's the oldest part of the capital, offering distinguished landmarks such as the Bank of England, St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and London Bridge. But there are modern classics too, such as the Lloyds Building and Swiss Re Tower; two of the London skyline's most striking upstarts. The arts too are well represented, not least by the world-famous Barbican centre and the Tate Modern. All these are a few minutes stroll from the hotel, and the fashionable West End is a mere tube or taxi ride away. For major music events, the 02 arena is only 6 stops by underground door to door. Old Billingsgate, the popular event venue, is approximately a 15 minute walk from the hotel. Vinopolis, the famous wine tasting venue is just across the Thames. Large conference and exhibition spaces are nearby. The Business Design Centre in Islington is 3 stops on the underground, Truman Brewery is a 5 minute taxi ride, ExCeL is directly linked by DLR from nearby Bank station, Whitechapel Gallery is 15 minutes by taxi and Earls Court is approximately half hour away. The hotel is also well placed for the Virgin London Marathon 2010 as the starting line is just 20 minutes away.
The Threadneedles is situated in the heart of London's business district overlooking the Bank of England, approximately 20 miles from London Heathrow Airport.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Business Center
- - Disabled Access
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Spa Facility
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