This luxury hotel is housed in a lavish building dating back to the 1950s that lies on a side street off Oxford Street, at the heart of London. Exclusive shopping venues and restaurants are to be found close by and the capital's lively nightlife scene plays out in the vicinity. Oxford Circus is the nearest underground station and can easily be reached in a few minutes' walk.Opened in the year 2000, this first-class hotel comprises a total of 130 double rooms and 20 suites spread over 6 floors. The building's spectacular interior was designed by Philippe Starck and has a fantastical, surrealistic style that creates a unique atmosphere. There is an elegant lobby with a 24-hour reception desk, safes, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom and lift access. The hotel's facilities, which are also highly sophisticated in their style, include a café, shops, 2 bars, and a gourmet restaurant. There are also room and laundry services as well as a car park and a garage on site.The tasteful, minimalist, fully furnished and comfortable rooms come with a glass bathroom with a shower (deluxe rooms and suites additionally feature a bathtub), hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, a minibar, a double bed, carpeting, in-room heating control, and a safe.The hotel offers access to a fabulous garden in its inner courtyard, and features the calming, white spa centre (2 floors with luxurious treatment rooms), with a gym and spa and massage treatments.Guests may select their breakfast from an ample buffet.