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Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

I love London, but I don’t feel we set enough time aside to visit.

Why? I have no idea. The only reason I can I can think of, or offer as excuse is that we are too busy. The crazy thing is we are more than happy to fork out the cost of flights and taxes to fly to cities around the world. Yet right on our doorstep we have one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in the world.

Next year I am going to change all of that. The boys have never seen the Christmas lights of Oxford Street. They have only ever visited in the summer, yet London is wonderful all year round. So I’m hoping that next year we will be placing more of a spotlight on London. I want the boys to feel the excitement I feel about our wonderful capital.

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly
Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Last week I headed down to London for a girls trip with the lovely Karen. We had an event to attend and decided to turn it into a bit of a chilled shopping trip. Of course on such girls weekends the hotel has to be fabulous, so we stayed at the Le Meridien Piccadilly. If you are staying in London then you should always do it in style.

The perfect location for a London hotel, the Le Meridien Piccadilly is located just steps from Piccadilly Circus, all the great shops, bars and restaurants. And although we were visiting for two days,  our feet never touch the ground. And that is what I love about London.  But regret we really never got much time just to chill around the hotel.

The Le Meridien is a grand old building

The sort that makes you wish you can go back in time and see it in it’s younger days.  I’m sure it would have many a tale to tell. Today it serves as a luxury hotel and offers everything you would associate with luxury city travel.

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Our room was situated at the front of the hotel and had a wonderful view of Regent Street. The room was well appointed and about the size you would expect for central London hotel with comfy beds, and dreamy pillows, TV, iron plenty of bottled water and luxury toiletries.

Something not many city hotels can offer is a gym and pool. Perfect for chilling out after a long day shopping and a huge bonus when travelling with kids.

We only had time to sample the breakfast and I have to say it is up there as one of my fave hotel breakfasts ever. Yes a tall claim I know, but with all my favourite options available including smoked salmon, bagels and for a small extra charge eggs Benedict I struggled to choose. And there was a huge array of juices and energy shots.

And for the kiddies’ innocent drinks, yoghurts, pastries and the most delicious éclairs that would quite frankly have the Christie boys weeping. These were not only delicious but works of art, a real treat at breakfast time. And as there was a pool I ate my breakfast feast safe in the knowledge I could swim it off afterwards. Not something you can often do in London.

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

Would I recommend the Le Merideien Piccadilly? Absolutely, the location is perfect for seeing the sights of London. The rooms are a comfortable size for London. They are well appointed and have everything you need. And if you love the buzz of city life ask for a room at the front of the hotel for views over Piccadilly.

Staying At Le Meridien Piccadilly London

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Elizabeth (Wander Mum)

Saturday 10th of December 2016

I'm not sure I've noticed this hotel before so will look out for it next time I'm in Piccadilly but what a wonderful location! Breakfast, gym and pool are bonuses! #citytripping

SarahJChristie

Wednesday 14th of December 2016

I know Elizabeth it has everything x

Alex

Friday 9th of December 2016

This looks like a great hotel, I shall earmark it for our next visit! #citytripping

SarahJChristie

Wednesday 14th of December 2016

Alex it is fab the perfect location and it has a pool !

Cathy (MummyTravels)

Thursday 8th of December 2016

Looks like such a lovely hotel and what a perfect location - a great little escape right in the heart of everything. Thanks for linking up with #citytrpping

SarahJChristie

Wednesday 14th of December 2016

Cathy it really is the perfect location I love it x

Tracey Williams

Sunday 4th of December 2016

What a beautiful hotel Sarah and sounds as if it's perfectly located. I know what you mean about visiting London more with the kids. We did 1 night in the summer with them, and I would love to visit at this time of year. I really want to visit Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park x

SarahJChristie

Sunday 11th of December 2016

Oh me to Tracey it looks amazing, and do you know what it is such a gorgeous hotel in the perfect location x

Notmyyearoff

Friday 25th of November 2016

It looks like such a classic kind of place and full of gorgeous features. I don't think I've seen it but I'll look out for it next time we're down in London!

SarahJChristie

Saturday 26th of November 2016

Tas the style and original features just blend together it is incredible x

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