"Lights out" May Fair Hotel Tip by juliansf

May Fair Hotel, London: 3,294 reviews and 1 photos

Ok, we all know that London hotels are overpriced. But at over $300USD per night one might expect the lights to work. I arrived at the Radisson May Fair to be ignored at the front desk and then shown to a tiny room. I had an early morning flight and woke up to discover that there was no electricity. No lights and it was still before dawn. A call to the front desk was a waste of time, not even a flashlight (torch) available. Fortunately, the tv was somehow working so I had to pack in the light of the flickering tube. The hotel's solution was to have me shower in the next room which apparently had electricity. When I checked out, there was even an apology.

Unique Qualities: Centrally located, but the staff is uppity, unfriendly and unhelpful.

Address: Stratton Street, (formerly Mayfair Intercontinenta
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: business area and high end
Phone: +44 20 7629 7777
Price: US$180 and up
Theme: Hotel
Website: http://www.themayfairhotel.co.uk/

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  • Written Aug 27, 2006
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