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W London Leicester Square

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This hotel was upscale, but the design of the room was unusual and not guest friendly. The toilet and shower were in separate "closets" and the sink was located in a large island in the entrance to the room. Getting ready was awkward, to say the least. Very modern, which is fine, but not practical and not satisfactory for a four/five star hotel. Lights in the toilet and bath rooms were triggered by motion, but quickly went off and could not be re-triggered by waving one's arms. The shower closet leaked into the main room with every use.

Overall it's fun, well located & humorously designed - but this gets tired after encountering design problems in rooms & public spaces - the lounge chaise's just don't work in rooms & aren't comfortable - you can't watch tv mounted above them as there's no place to reposition it as the rooms are so small - book a suite if you want a practically sized space. Most rooms have showers & sinks in middle of room so the floor gets all wet - part of W's "open studio plan"- ugh- again if you want a real, separate bathroom you'll need to go up to the cool corner rooms or suites. Minibars are surprisingly dull - W should look at Kimpton properties to see them done right. Really chips & peanuts?? This is London! Good bar, room service & staff helps.

the location is excellent, but the bed is not that comfy

Great location. Love the staff. Great W Lounge and Wyld Club. Great drinks. Amazing Gym.

Excellent location, the staff is quite friendly, lots of hotel security, always checking your ID to the point of exhaustion. The rooms are clean and very spacious, the bathrooms are sort of in the open so there is very little privacy to do your business. The W Hotel has a very happening Bar at night, be thankful that you are a guest because getting in might be a problem. Overall, I would highly recommend this hotel, which is in the heart of London.

As of May 2011 Leicester Square was completely torn up... not the W's fault, but a bummer none the less. Still, the hotel rooms were absolutely quiet; even with one of the most happening night clubs in the area on the first floor. Guests show their keys in the evenings and jet past the line that forms on the sidewalk to get in. The room itself was modern and comfortable, but the best thing was the hotel locale. It's a winner and I'll stay there again.

10 Wardour Street London England

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Spa

Located in Soho, W London Leicester Square is adjacent to Leicester Square and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Piccadilly Circus. This 192-room, 5-star hotel has a bar/lounge along with conveniences like a full-service spa and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in London, the hotel is also a short walk from Her Majesty's Theatre and National Gallery.


Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


All of W London Leicester Square's 192 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with DVD players and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and bathrobes, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other standard amenities include free newspapers, laptop-compatible safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests staying at W London Leicester Square enjoy access to a full-service spa, a health club, and free WiFi in public areas. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include 2 meeting rooms, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-in.

Room options

Fabulous Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Spectacular Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Studio Suite

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Marvelous Suite

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

70% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 2008 reviews