Need to know
144, including 30 suites.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 2pm.
Double rooms from $309.72 (£234), excluding tax at 20 per cent.
Rates generally exclude breakfast (£28 a person for a Full English).
You won’t have to go without yoga during your stay: you can arrange a session through the spa, and there’s a dedicated yoga channel on the in-room TVs. Shake, rattle and roll: sign up for a sushi making masterclass at Nobu or a cocktail masterclass in the Met Bar. You’ll be a pro in no time.
At the hotel
Spa, steam room, gym with personal training, free WiFi throughout, valet parking. In rooms: flatscreen TV, DVD player, minibar with free bottled water, and Como Shambala bath salts.
Our favourite rooms
The bright and light-filled Park Suite has us hooked with its double aspect wrap around windows and Hyde Park views. It also has a dainty private balcony from which to survey your new kingdom; start perfecting one’s wave before arrival.
The holistic Como Shambhala Urban Escape spa offers a range of treatments to soothe the body, mind and spirit in its six treatment rooms. Choose from massages, including Shiatsu and Thai massage, Dr Hauschka and Perricone MD facials, detoxifying soaks, reflexology and acupuncture. Order a light spa snack from the healthy-conscious Como Shambhala menu, which is available in-room too.
Bring your stretchy zen-master best for in-house yoga sessions, a book to curl up with in your window seat or sofa, and boots made for walking (and rain) to make the most of London no matter the weather.
All public areas wheelchair accessible, thanks to ramps and lifts. Accessible guestrooms are also available.
Small pets are welcome to tag along for free; make sure to pack their kit. See more pet-friendly hotels in London.
The hotel is aimed at an adult audience, but children are welcome. Extra beds for under-16s are free. Babysitting can be arranged (minimum four hours; £30 an hour; £14.50 booking fee). Children’s menus are available.