Holmes Hotel London

Rated 8.6 in 1980 reviews. 144 rooms.


A converted townhouse now occupied by the Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes Hotel is also known as Bedford house – after the Bedford College for Women, which moved to this address in 1874. It was originally four separated houses – numbered 8, 9, 10 and 11 – in a row of Georgian houses built around the 1970s on what was then called York Place. They were owned or rented by upper-class residents. Number 8 York Place was once the home of Cardinal Wiseman who, in 1850, became the first Archbishop of Westminster. He died in that house and, as his memorial; the Catholic community in London built Westminster Cathedral.
The Bedford College for Women occupied Bedford House, with number 8 as its main entrance, from 1974 until 1913. In the late 1920s, it became the headquarters of the YWCA. At around this time, York Place lost his name, to become a further extension of Baker Street, and the building gained its current address: 108 Baker Street.
In World War Two, the building was temporarily used as a hospital. In 1952, the YWCA returned, however 13 years later, the ever-increasing running and maintenance costs forced them to move out. Bedford House was then left empty until the establishment of the

Holmes Hotel London is a boutique-style hotel in Marylebone Village. Oxford Street is within walking distance and 2 tube stations are nearby.

In an elegant 18th-century Georgian townhouse on Chiltern Street, Holmes Hotel has elegant, air-conditioned rooms and suites with a TV, wireless internet and laptop safes. There is 24-hour room service.

Seasonally inspired all-day dining is available at Kitchen at Holmes.

Wembley Stadium is only a 15-minute Tube ride away. Madame Tussaud’s, London Zoo, Regent’s Park, Marylebone High Street and Hyde Park are within easy reach.

Spa Facilities

  • Fitness centre
  • Fitness
  • Sauna

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2 guests




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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Holmes Hotel London

  1. Madame Tussauds

    Marie Tussaud, born in Strasbourg in 1761, made her first wax figure of the great French philosopher Voltaire in 1777. She opened a museum in London in 1835.

    201 m from hotel
    Marylebone Rd

  2. OPSO

    South Negroni with mastiha

    210 m from hotel
    10 Paddington St

  3. Fitness First

    Excellent gym. Deceptively large...probably the largest FF in London but similar in size to the average FF in Australia. Bodybuilders would be satisfied, powerlifters not so much. Empty from 7-10pm.

    246 m from hotel
    55 Baker St

  4. Monocle Café

    New café crush in London :-)

    263 m from hotel
    18 Chiltern St

  5. Chiltern Firehouse

    Great modern take on american food, Slow drink Service at vip bar, too many paparazzis in the front, celebs inside & lindsay lohan taking selfies in the bathroom. Worth the hype! Book in advance.

    276 m from hotel
    1 Chiltern St

  6. La Fromagerie

    A cheese shop that goes above and beyond expectations. La Fromagerie comprises walk-in cheese rooms, and a kitchen producing homemade jam, bread and biscuits to take home or enjoy in its tasting café.

    284 m from hotel
    2-6 Moxon St

  7. Daunt Books

    "It invites slow saunters, casual leaning against a wall and hours spent exploring. The range is eclectic and international; you're sure to find a book you didn't know you were looking for..."

    289 m from hotel
    83 Marylebone High St

  8. The Z Hotel Gloucester Place

    352 m from hotel
    51 Gloucester Pl

  9. The Conran Shop

    Something for the budding artist of the family, a Doodle Doll Hero to paint yourself, £45.

    355 m from hotel
    55-57 Marylebone High St

  10. The Wallace Collection

    Forget the objets d'art. Just look at that wallpaper.

    433 m from hotel
    Hertford House

  11. The Landmark London

    The breakfast at the Winter Garden is stupendous and the bedrooms are probably the best I have slept on. The staff members are extremely cordial and will make you feel like a princess during your stay

    483 m from hotel
    222 Marylebone Rd

  12. Regent's Park

    We like to work off all the day’s consumption with some football.

    1.1 km from hotel
    Chester Rd