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Grange Holborn Hotel

50 - 60 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AR Tel: +44 (0) 207242 1800

Do you have a question about the Grange Holborn Hotel? Our list of Frequently Asked Questions should help you find out what you need to know. If your query is not answered below, please get in touch via our Hotel Contacts page.

BOOKINGS AND ARRIVALS

What is your standard check-in time?

Our standard check-in time is from 14:00pm Monday - Thursday and Sunday, and from 15:00pm Friday - Saturday. You may request an earlier check-in when making your reservation, but we cannot always guarantee that your room will be ready at this time – particularly if it has been booked from the previous night. You will however be able to leave your luggage with us at the concierge desk until your room becomes available.

What is your normal check out time? Can this be extended?

Our normal check out time is until 11.00am, Monday-Sunday. Late check-out is chargeable at £20.00 per extra hour. Guests wishing to check out later than 17:00pm will be charged for a full night’s accommodation.

I do not have a credit/debit card – can I still make a hotel booking?

Unfortunately online hotel bookings cannot be made unless a valid card can be provided to secure your reservation. Should you wish to book a room without a card, you can contact our Central Reservations team to make a provisional booking. Please note that provisional bookings will automatically be released by 14:00pm on the date of arrival so you must check in ahead of this time.

What types of credit/debit card do you accept as payment?

We accept the following cards for payment and booking: Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express and Diners Club International.

What is your cancellation policy?

For individual bookings made at our Best Available Rates, rooms must be cancelled no later than 24 hours prior to arrival. For corporate bookings made using agreed Corporate Rates, rooms must be cancelled by 14:00pm on the day of arrival. Rooms booked at special rates may be subject to different cancellation terms, so please check your booking confirmation for details.

In the event that you do not arrive or cancel your room with appropriate notice, your credit card will be charged for the first night’s accommodation plus 20% of that amount.

I have a lot of luggage, will someone be able to help me get it to my room?
Yes, our team of porters and concierge are on hand 24 hours a day to provide assistance with luggage, bulky equipment or large packages. Should you wish to contact them prior to arrival, please get in touch via our hotel contact page.

HOTEL BEDROOMS

What is the difference between your room types?

Our room types comprise Superior and Executive rooms, and Junior Suites. All rooms are fitted with compact en-suite bathrooms. Superior and Executive rooms have either: two single beds (twin beds), one or two double beds, or one king-sized bed. Junior Suites offer king-sized beds and a separate lounge area. More detailed information on each room type can be found on our Bedrooms pages.

Are pets allowed in your bedrooms?

With the exception of guide dogs or helper dogs, pets are not allowed in any of our hotel rooms.

Can I smoke in my bedroom or around the hotel?

All our hotel rooms are non-smoking and smoking is not permitted in any part of the hotel building. Guests found smoking in their rooms will be subject to deep cleaning charges of no less than £100.00.

Do you offer any promotional rates on rooms?

Our room rates are not fixed and vary depending on availability, room type and terms of stay. Guests who are not booked on special rates will automatically be offered our Best Available Rate. Details of our current promotions and packages can be found on our Special Offers pages.

FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

Can you put a cot or an extra bed in my room for my children?

Yes, cots are available free of charge for infants aged 2 years and under.

Extra beds can be provided for children aged up to 12 years for a supplement of £20.00, and for children aged 12 years or over for a supplement of £40.00. Charges are per night and exclude VAT.

Do you have babysitting or crèche facilities?

We are pleased to offer an in-house babysitting service on request. Our current charges are as follows: £13.50 per hour from 08.00 hrs – 19.00hrs; £15.00 per hour from 19.00hrs onwards. A transport surcharge of £30.00 is also payable after 23.30hrs.

Do you have food menus that are suitable for children?

Yes, Constellations restaurant can offer a range of children’s menu options upon request. Sample menus can be viewed in our Bar and Restaurants section.

BUSINESS FACILITIES

Do you charge for WIFI and internet use?

We are pleased to offer free WIFI in all bedrooms and public areas within the hotel. Our bedrooms also offer a high-speed broadband connection if required. To obtain our WIFI network password, please contact the hotel reception desk.

Does your hotel offer any business services?

We have a public Business Centre located in the Reception area, which you can use for internet browsing, printing and email.

Can I use the hotel for business meetings?

Yes, we have a dedicated floor of meeting rooms that can host a range of events – from business meetings and conferences to private dinners and workshops. For detailed descriptions of our meeting rooms and their capacities, please browse our Meetings and Events pages.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

Do you have an in-house restaurant?

Yes, we have two in-house restaurants: Constellations (serving Mediterranean cuisine) and Koto (serving Japanese sushi and noodles). Drinks and light refreshments are also served in our Hermes Bar.

Do you offer alternatives for people with dietary requirements?

We are pleased to cater for a range of diets, including vegan, vegetarian, halal and kosher. If you have an allergy or very specific dietary needs we would strongly recommend that you notify the hotel of this in advance so the necessary arrangements can be made. To make a table booking please contact our restaurants.

Is there a dress code in your restaurants and bars?

The dress code in our restaurants, bars and public areas is smart/casual.

What time do your restaurants close?

Please refer to individual bar/restaurant opening and closing times on our Bars and Restaurants pages.

HEALTH CLUBS

Does the hotel have in-house gym or spa facilities?

Yes, we have a luxury Health and Fitness Club with indoor pool, gymnasium, sauna and steam room, which can be used free of charge by all hotel residents. Full details of facilities and opening times are given on the Holborn Health and Fitness Club page.

We are also pleased to house a beautiful Ajala Spa, where guests can treat themselves to a range of luxury therapies. To browse details of available spa treatments, visit our Spa pages.

Are children permitted to use the gym?

Children wishing to use the gym facilities must be at least 16 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Use of the pool is also restricted to specific times – please check the Holborn Health and Fitness Club page for current details.

PARKING AND TRAVEL

Where are your nearest car parking facilities?

There is on-street parking available outside the hotel (parking meter charges apply). Our nearest car park is the National Car Park located on Bloomsbury Square, which has 450 parking spaces. Please telephone 0203 1785 060 for details of current parking charges, or visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/ for more parking locations.

Which underground or rail stations are closest to your hotel?

Our nearest underground stations are Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines) and Russell Square (Piccadilly line).

How far is your hotel from the airport?

The Grange Holborn is approximately 1 hour from London Heathrow airport, 1 hour 20 minutes from London Gatwick, and 40 minutes from London City airport. 

Can you arrange for an airport pick up?

Yes. If you wish to be collected from the airport upon arrival, please get in touch with us and provide your complete flight details, your name, and your phone number. We will then arrange a pick up via a local taxi company.

How much is a taxi to or from the airport?

Taxi fares vary depending on the airport destination, the number of passengers and the proposed time of travel. Please contact the hotel with your travel details to obtain a quote.

ACCESSIBILITY

Does your hotel offer accessible rooms for guests with impairments or disabilities?
Unfortunately we do not offer any accessible bedrooms at the present time. We do however offer disabled access in all of our meeting rooms. Please refer to our Accessibility page for more information.

Are there lifts in the hotel?

Yes, we have a central lift that serves all floors in the hotel. There are also additional lifts that serve meeting areas and guest bedrooms.

Does the hotel offer step-free access?

Yes, the main entrance to the hotel (on Southampton Row, facing Theobald’s Road) is fully step-free. Our meetings and events floor is also entirely step-free.

Does the hotel have disabled toilets?

Yes, disabled public toilets are available on the First Floor, close to the lifts.

Is the hotel fitted with hard of hearing (induction) loops?

Yes, hard of hearing loops are fitted in all public areas in the hotel. Portable induction loops can also be provided in our meeting rooms for conferences and events.

Are guide dogs permitted in your rooms and restaurants?

Guide dogs and helper dogs are welcome in all bedrooms, restaurants and public areas in the hotel.

Do you have disabled parking?

There are a limited number of disabled parking bays around the hotel – these are clearly marked with a disabled sign. Disabled parking bays are also available at the nearby National Car Park on Bloomsbury Square (Bloomsbury Square Camden, London, WC1A 2RL) – located approximately 75m from the hotel entrance. Please telephone 0203 1785 060 for current parking charges, or visit http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/ for more parking locations.