Dean Street is in the heart of Soho — Photo courtesy of Ewan-MThe Dean Street Townhouse in Soho, London, is a destination boutique hotel with a long and interesting history. The buildings themselves, if they could talk, would tell some tall tales of what has gone on in the most bohemian and lively part of London. The area has always been home to artists, creatives and those who like to live life on the edge, and that hasn't really changed even today.
Dean Street is one of the busiest streets in Soho, full of restaurants and cute wine bars, so staying in this hotel will mean that you can happily walk home from most places and still have a great night out. The Townhouse itself has a great bar and restaurant that's open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and everything in between. Food is British and locally sourced wherever possible.
Afternoon tea at Dean Street Townhouse where classic meets modern — Photo courtesy of Richard MorossThe building was once home to the "Gargoyle Club" which started at the beginning of the twentieth century and was a hotbed of radical thinking. Later on, the bar upstairs became a drinking den for artists like Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud.
Today the place has gone back up market, and each bedroom is individually designed. The rooms come in small, medium, large and extra large sizes and all have either dulux or king-size dulux beds in them, with flat screen TVs, rainforest showers, and bathrooms packed with goodies from the cowshed spa.
Chocolate cake for special occasions in Dean Street Townhouse — Photo courtesy of gruntzooki
If you arrive early, or want to leave late, the hotel also has two hospitality rooms with the same amenities whilst your room is being prepared, or you want to freshen up before you start your journey home.
Perfect for a special visit to London or a celebratory stay in the thick of it.