The Soho Hotel was the first “luxury hotel” to open in the area. Situated in the heart of Soho between Dean and Wardour Streets, the main entrance to the hotel is on Richmond Mews (off Dean Street) with another bar/restaurant entrance via Flaxman Court (off Wardour Street). After all everyone knows in London all is matter of privacy.
The hotel comprises 85 bedrooms and suites plus 6 one and two bedroom apartments with an alternative street entrance and private elevator. There are two spacious drawing rooms, REFUEL Bar and Restaurant, two state-of-the art screening rooms, ( and what a screening rooms,the two spectacular state-of-the-art designed and equipped to the highest professional standards. The large has 100 comfortable bright red Poltrona Frau leather seats - the walls are lined with navy blue pinstriped men’s wool suiting and The smaller cinema has 45 deep individual Poltrona Frau armchairs which are dramatically covered in cowhide - the walls are covered in charcoal pinstriped wool. They can be hired for use seven days a week whether it be for an industry or private screening or perhaps a corporate presentation.
There are many event spaces throughout the hotel. The lower ground floor has three individually designed, interconnecting rooms. Two are flexible and are easily transformed from private dining room, to corporate boardroom or luxurious drawing room. There is also The Crimson Bar - a quirky lounge bar which is ideal for private parties or pre and post screening drinks receptions. A more intimate private dining room within the hotel’s restaurant Refuel accommodates 10 diners.
The hotels drawing room on the ground floor can also be hired for events. This is a spacious sophisticated private space with two fireplaces, sofas and original art. The hotel’s Terrace Suite is ideal for those wishing to make a statement. Whether it be for a drinks party or private dinner, this 5th floor suite has wrap around private terraces with views over the Soho rooftops as far as Canary Wharf and the London Eye. The interior is the ultimate in luxury penthouse living and includes a wood burning fireplace and Loewe sound and TV system.
Even if you are not in the movies business try this jewel for at least one weekend , rent your favorite classic movie , among the hundreds available, and let me know your thoughts.