Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel
What We Love
- The Pegasus Spa (open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.) features a sauna, a steam room, a plunge pool and a 24-hour gym
- Annayu serves innovative Indian cuisine and spice-infused cocktails
- Excellent soundproofing in the guestrooms
- Free WiFi
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What To Know
- For Deluxe rooms and above rate includes a $23 daily credit for food and drink (excluding breakfast & room service breakfast)
- There's a handy vending machine stocked with traveler essentials (adapter plugs, mini-toiletries)
- All rooms offer tea- and coffee making facilities and free bottled water
- Deluxe Rooms include a $23 (£15) per night drinks voucher
- The spa is popular; it's best to book treatments in advance
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
A five-minute drive from London’s busiest airport, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow is a handy fly-and-flop (or flop-and-fly) hotel with resort-style amenities. The exterior may be a little dated, but once you’re inside it’s all about making the most of the facilities, including an intimate cocktail bar and a spa that’s open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The marble-floored, wood-paneled lobby is a hive of activity and leads through to a sleek open-plan restaurant and an interior courtyard.
Bed and Bath
Designed for comfort and convenience, the 459 guestrooms have a cozy color scheme (taupe walls, burnt orange cushions and chocolate-brown throws) and feature plush kingsize beds, sizable work desks and flat-screen TVs with more than 80 channels. The hefty curtains and soundproofing keep any runway noise at bay, and most rooms feature both a shower and a bathtub for a pre- or post-flight soak. Handy extras in all rooms include tea- and coffee making facilities and free bottled water, plus bathrobes and slippers (in the Deluxe categories and above).
The restaurant, Steak & Lobster, is the perfect way to top and tail your travels, with top notch London cuisine served daily.
Choose from a mouth-watering steak, freshly cooked lobster (all with unlimited fries and salad) or a veggie option. Alternatively, head to Annayu for spiced-infused cocktails and contemporary Indian cuisine (lemon sole with tamarind salsa, duck with black cherry and nigella seeds). Grab a table on the upper level for views of the interior courtyard. The Bijou bar is open until 1 a.m. every night and is a sleek spot for drinks and upscale snacks. The hotel’s standout feature is the Pegasus Spa, which features a sauna, a eucalyptus steam room, a plunge pool and a 24-hour gym.
In the Area
If you have time to venture away from your gate, take the Heathrow Express to central London; you’re less than half an hour away from Paddington Station, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Or take a cab to nearby Windsor Castle; the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world offers tours of its grounds, including fall and winter visits to the ornate Semi-State Rooms (provided the queen isn’t entertaining). Also nearby are Richmond, home to London’s largest royal park and charming riverside pubs, and Chiswick, a posh neighborhood dotted with boutiques and restaurants.
How to Get There
Huge hôtel but great facilities and services. I especially appreciate bthe spa (sauna hammam jaccuzzi tropical douche) and the gym well sized opening at 6h which is convenient. The people working there is also really nice
Stayed for one night on a trip with National Holidays. The whole coach was checked in within minutes - reception staff were well organised, friendly and helpful. Our room was on the first floor. It was modern, spotlessly clean, spacious and well furnished. The bed was very comfortable and the goose down pillow was a welcome surprise. We had a couple of drinks in the Bijou Bar and the Steak and Lobster restaurant. Breakfast was in the Steak and Lobster. The food was good quality, very tasty and lots of choice. A very good hotel all round.
Spent long weekend in very nice double room provided with tea making facilities and even a coffee maker
Hotel has a wonderful must visit spa area and gym open till 9pm during week and 8pm weekends.
Great deal but be aware of hidden small print which tells you car parking is £16 per day, and I suggest you include breakfast, otherwise it’s £20 per person per day. Takes the shine off a good deal.
Staff are exemplary, can’t do enough for you. Enjoy !