Hotels in Brent Cross, London, England

by Mark Heidelberger Google
London is composed of numerous neighborhoods that each have their own personality.

London is composed of numerous neighborhoods that each have their own personality.

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The hotels that populate North London's Brent Cross neighborhood reflect the chic modern lifestyle that the area has become known for. Guests have easy access to the famed Brent Cross Shopping Centre as well as local attractions, galleries and restaurants in London’s historic downtown. These hotels predominantly feature modern amenities amid a classy, stylish decor, and at reasonably affordable prices as far as London accommodations go.

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The Hide London

The Hide London is a four-star boutique hotel that is situated about equal distance from both Wembley Stadium and Alexandra Palace, while the Hendon Central underground station is just two minutes away by foot. Guests can enjoy complimentary on-site parking, free high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the property and a continental breakfast served daily that's included with the room rate. For lunch and dinner, several local eateries are nearby, including Jade Cottage and The Gallery Restaurant, the latter displaying works of art by British up-and-comers throughout the dining room. Every guestroom in the hotel is nonsmoking and features amenities like individual climate controls, mini-fridge, private safe, tea-making facilities and wall-mounted flat-panel TV, while more spacious executive rooms also come with iPod docking stations.

Holiday Inn London-Brent Cross

The Holiday Inn London-Brent Cross offers interested guests its Shop 'Til You Drop Package, which features deluxe room accommodations, a full English breakfast for two adults, gift bag and vouchers to use at stores in the Brent Cross Shopping Centre. Property amenities range from same-day dry cleaning to a dedicated 24-hour lounge to safety deposit boxes at the front desk. A golf course and tennis courts are also right nearby. In addition, corporate travelers can make use of a staffed business center with computer, printer and secretarial support. Dining options include room service and an on-site restaurant where kids eat free. Spacious guestrooms and suites contain work desks, satellite TV with pay-per-view and double-glazed windows for extra quiet.

Hendon Hall Hotel

The four-star Hendon Hall Hotel, a 16th-century mansion that first opened its doors to the public in 1911, is located right off the Barnet Bypass and is just a few short blocks from Sunny Hill Park. Guests can enjoy terraced gardens, on-site parking and four function rooms for business or social events. The hotel's award-winning Garrick Restaurant offers a menu of fresh, modern British cuisine while an old-fashioned record player belts out classic tunes. Each of the 57 guestrooms, refurbished in 2010, features amenities like slumber-inducing four-poster beds, plush bathrobes, complimentary bottled mineral water and toiletries by Gilchrist & Soames. Truly memorable touches include a bedside nightcap that welcomes new arrivals and a selection of quality in-room magazines.

The Kingsland Hotel

The Kingsland Hotel is less than five minutes from Wembley Stadium and within walking distance from the Kingsbury underground station. The property has a free car park, well-manicured garden and 24-hour reception desk with secretarial services and a dedicated staff that can help guests organize transportation needs or advise on local attractions throughout London. An on-site communal dining area has a high-end cafeteria feel, allowing guests to mingle and interact with each other. The building is constructed of solid brick with a pitch-tiled roof, while each of the 28 tastefully decorated, en-suite guestrooms mixes retro 1930s-style decor with modern amenities like satellite TV. Handicap-accessible, smoking and nonsmoking rooms are all available upon request.

About the Author

Mark Heidelberger has been writing for more than 22 years, from articles and short stories to novels and screenplays. He is a consummate foodie, loves to travel and has run several businesses, all of which influence his work. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA.

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