Franklin Hotel London
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THE FRANKLIN HOTEL, LONDON
Set within four beautifully restored Victorian Townhouses, The Franklin Hotel offers traditional accommodation with excellent standards and staff on hand. The ultimate sanctuary, the Franklin Hotel comes highly recommended.
SW3 is a distinctive address for premier shopping and living. Knightsbridge offers designer shops, elegant houses, awe inspiring museums and a fantastic selection of bars and restaurants.
The Franklin Hotel is set in the heart of Knightsbridge, just moments from Thurloe Place, The Brompton Road, Cromwell Road and Sloane Street. Nearby landmarks include Harrods, Brompton Oratory, The Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Chelsea Hospital and many Embassies.
Opened in 1992 and fully refurbished in 2004, the Franklin Hotel has converted period townhouses into a limited edition luxury London hotel. Offering over forty guest rooms, each individually designed with classic styling and antique furnishings, the Franklin Hotel is one of the last of a disappearing breed. The art of being unique has been perfected with each guest room offering genuine period antiques, objets d'art, traditional fabrics and ornate furniture.
Rooms at the Franklin Hotel are available as Single Rooms, Double Rooms, Oratory Rooms, Superior Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Garden Rooms and also Deluxe Garden Rooms.
Each room offers classical styling, and all rooms are fitted with marbled bathrooms, equipped with hair dryer and thick towels. Your room also features air conditioning, Wireless WiFi Internet (£18 pounds per 24 hours approx), an in room safe, mini bar, direct dial telephone, modem connection and Televisions with satellite channels. In addition double rooms offer a desk and armchair. Deluxe guest rooms offer more spacious and luxurious accommodation with more attention to detail in the room decorations and features. Non smoking guest rooms are available at the Franklin Hotel, and all rooms feature room service. A full room service menu is available until 23:00, after which a reduced menu is offered.
The Franklin Hotel is well known for its Garden Rooms. These rooms are very large, and located on the second and third floors of the hotel. Each Garden room overlooks the hotels beautifully, well kept garden. Deluxe Garden guest rooms, offer the ultimate in romantic getaways. Voted as the Most Romantic Rooms by Fodors Guide to London, the deluxe Garden Rooms offer larger and more luxurious accommodation. With these rooms the Franklin Hotel makes the ordinary into the extraordinary, with each room featuring high ceilings, period furnishings and full length French windows looking out over the hotels garden.
The Franklin Hotel offers guests a bar, restaurant and lobby/reception area. The delightful traditional English style is continued throughout the public areas, giving the feel of a country manor house.
The hotels bar offers a classic menu of drinks and is furnished with deep leather chairs and comfortable sofas. The garden is accessed via the hotels bar/drawing room, and offers a perfect retreat to sip drinks in the summer months.
Uncommon for a hotel of this calibre, is for it to offer a fully serviced restaurant. Guests at the Franklin Hotel can take breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner in the restaurant, which is open from 07:00 until 22:30. Your restaurant order can be served to guests in their room, the dining room, the drawing room or the hotels bar. Afternoon tea is served in the Franklin's drawing room from 15:00 to 18:00 each day, and features a selection of fine teas and pastries.
The hotels reception offers a multitude of additional services for guests including a laundry service, secretarial services, currency exchange, and concierge services. The friendly staff will be happy to help arrange airport transfers, theatre tickets or tour bookings. Public internet access is also offered in the hotel's lobby and each floor is serviced by three elevators.
The Franklin Hotel is extremely well located for both business and leisure travellers to London's city centre. The nearby tube stations of South Kensington and Knightsbridge, give easy access across the centre and direct connections to Sloane Square, Green Park, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden, Theatreland, High Street Kensington, Paddington Station, Victoria Station, Wimbledon, Hammersmith and Bank. The London Eye, Eurostar and Waterloo is just a ten minute or so journey away, and Waterloo station provides a direct connection to Canary wharf and Canning Town for the Docklands Light Railway, London City Airport and Excel Exhibition Centre.
This hotel is especially recommended for guests visiting nearby locations such as Thurloe Place, Sloane Street, Fulham Road, Queens Gate and Cadogan Place.
Hotel-Assist.com is proud to bring you discounted reservations at this world class luxury Hotel. The Franklin Hotel attracts much praise and has been highly rated by "The Connoisseur", "Country Homes & Interiors" and "The Financial Times".
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