Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

Location and how to get there:
Situated in the heart of Soho between Dean and Wardour Streets, the main entrance to the hotel is on Richmond Mews (off Dean Street) with another bar/restaurant entrance via Flaxman Court (off Wardour Street). Nearest tube stations (Tottenham Court road, Piccadilly Circus & Oxford Circus), train station (Charing Cross), motorway (M1) junction 1.

Number of rooms:
The hotel is comprised of 85 bedrooms and suites plus 6 one and two bedroom apartments, with an alternative street entrance and private elevator. The rooms are some of the largest you will find in central London and are characterized by dramatic oversized bed heads, sleek modern furniture and specially designed lighting, so we all look our best even after a night on the town. Additionally, room controlled air conditioning, 2 line direct dial telephone with voice mail, computer modem and fax outlet, high speed wireless internet access, remote control flat widescreen LCD TV with satellite channels, DVD and CD, safe, Tivoli radios bedside and fully stocked mini bar. Bathrooms are granite, oak and glass with telephone, heated towel rails, hairdryer, anti-misting mirrors, cast iron tub, separate showers, double basins, bidet and terry cloth bathrobes. With perks like these, you’ll be tempted to stay in your room!

Price range:
$515 and up USD per night depending on which room you choose from a Superior Double Room to the The Terrace Suite.

Time of year to go: London has something special all year round.

The wonderful thing about Soho is that in spite of the palpable energy and constant activity that carries on all night, there are still quiet back-alleys. And it is down one of these darling allies that you will find the stylish and peaceful Soho Hotel. The first modern “deluxe hotel” in the Soho district of central London.

Why this location is so great for women:
The hotel is in the heart of London’s entertainment and creative community, surrounded by some of London’s best restaurants and bars, trendy cafes, and shops. Unique features within the hotel include screening rooms for private rental and the Sunday film club which includes a 3-course lunch followed by screening of the film of the week.

Services: Two spectacular state-of-the-art screening rooms, 24 hour room service, two spacious drawing rooms with honesty bar, business services- including video conference technology, concierge.

Hotel Restaurants & Bars:
Refuel is situated on the hotels ground floor, adjacent to the lobby, with an impressive independent street entrance on Flaxman Court off Wardour Street. Executive Chef Robin Read creates a monthly changing, modern, international menu. His focus is on top quality, organically grown and seasonal produce. A regular changing, handpicked array of wines by the glass, as well as some of the finest wines from around the world and a superb choice of champagnes are available. Our experienced bar staff will mix any of the cocktail classics, or create a drink to suit your unique and magnificent personal taste. Check out The Crimson Bar, which is the Soho Hotel’s quirky lounge bar.

Spa, health club:
Soholistic gym has the very latest Life Fitness strength and aerobic machines, incorporating touch screen technology and individual entertainment systems- which means you don’t have to watch the sports channel, unless you want to. Rod Hunt is the in-house Personal Trainer, and is available for all guests. Tell him Tango Diva sent you! In addition, there are 2 beauty treatment rooms operated by Body Tissue Service Ltd. which offer a variety of treatments including, full body massage, reflexology, facial, manicure and pedicure, all using Aromatherapy Associates products.

Bath products in rooms: Exclusive bath products by London based perfumer Miller Harris.

Specials for women/girlfriends: Bedroom & Theatre & Dinner: Includes; double accommodation, tax, English breakfast, a 3 course meal for 2 at Refuel, 2 theatre tickets and service. From $893 USD

Bedroom & Theatre
Includes: double accommodation, tax, English breakfast, 2 theatre tickets and service. From $771 USD

Theatre & Dinner: A 2 course meal at Refuel inclusive of service and 2 theatre tickets. $121 USD per person

The Soho Hotel Film Club:
A three-course dinner and the movie costs $70 USD per person excluding drinks and service. Sundays: The film starts at 3:30pm.
Guests can also stay overnight in one of the hotel’s luxurious bedrooms from $595 USD for a Luxury Double including traditional English breakfast, film club tickets , and a late check out at 1pm. The rate excludes VAT.

The Soho Hotel, 4 Richmond Mews (Off Dean Street), London W1D 3DH

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