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The Beauchamp

24-27 Bedford Place, London, WC1B 5JH Tel: +44 (0) 20 7016 2540

Do you have a question about The Beauchamp 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, 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 reception 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 £15.00 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 card – can I still make a hotel booking?

Unfortunately online hotel bookings cannot be made unless a valid credit card can be provided to secure your reservation. Should you wish to book a room without a credit card, you can contact our Central Reservations department 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 card do you accept as payment?

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

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?

Our team of porters and concierge are on hand 24 hours a day should guests require 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 consist of Superior and Executive rooms and Junior Suites. Superior rooms have queen-sized beds, and Executive rooms have one king-size or two queen-size beds. Junior Suites are our most spacious room type, and include a king-sized bed, sofa, desk and extra storage space. All our rooms have en-suite bathrooms. Full details of our in-room facilities are given on our Bedrooms page.

Are pets allowed in your bedrooms?

With the exception of guide dogs or helper dogs, we regret that 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 rollaway beds can be provided for children aged up to 12 years, for a supplement of £20.00 plus VAT per child.

Do you have babysitting or creche facilities?

Professional babysitting services can be arranged via a certified agency upon request. Please note that pre-booking is required. Services are chargeable and subject to availability. Please contact Reception for details of current babysitting charges.

Do you have food menus that are suitable for children?

Yes, Beauchamp Place restaurant has a children’s menu with a range of options for younger diners. Sample menus can be viewed on our Bars and Dining page.

BUSINESS FACILITIES

Do you charge for WIFI and internet use?

Our WIFI and internet is chargeable at £5.00 per hour, £7.50 for 2 hours or £10.00 for 24 hours.

Can I use the hotel for business meetings?

Yes, we have a number of private meeting rooms that may be used for business meetings or conferences. Please browse our Meetings and Events pages for more information.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

Do you have an in-house restaurant?

Yes, our in-house restaurant is called Beauchamp Place and is located on the Ground Floor, where guests can enjoy food or drinks at their convenience. Drinks and light refreshments are also available at The Bar at the Beauchamp.

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 Reception desk.

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 opening and closing times on our Bars and Dining page.

HEALTH CLUBS

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

We do not have gym or spa facilities on site. All guests can however use the luxury gym, spa and pool facilities at the Grange Holborn Hotel – our 5-star sister hotel, located just a short walk away. Guest passes for the gym can be bought at Reception for £10.00 each. Full details of facilities and opening times are given on the Holborn Health and Fitness Club page.

PARKING AND TRAVEL 

Where are your nearest car parking facilities?

There is on-street parking available outside the hotel (parking meter charges apply) and two National Car Parks (NCPs) close by in Museum Street and Coram Street. For directions and parking tariffs, visit http://www.ncp.co.uk/london.

Which underground or rail stations are closest to your hotel?

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

How far is your hotel from the airport?

The Beauchamp is approximately 45 minutes from London Heathrow airport, 1 hour from London Gatwick, London Stanstead and Luton airports, and 30 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 details to obtain a quote.

ACCESSIBILITY

Does your hotel offer accessible services for guests with impairments or disabilities?

Yes, The Beauchamp incorporates a number of accessible features for guests with impairments or disabilities. These include a wheelchair accessible bathroom on the Lower Ground Floor, with support rails around the WC and sink, lever taps and colour-contrasting surfaces; an accessible bedroom on the Ground Floor; hard of hearing/induction loops at reception and an optional wheelchair ramp for the main hotel entrance. Guide dogs and helper dogs are also welcome in our bedrooms, public areas and restaurants.

Are there lifts in the hotel?

Yes, we have a single lift that serves all floors in the hotel.

Does the hotel have disabled toilets?

We have a disabled toilet located on the Lower Ground floor of the hotel, for guests and visitors’ use.

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

Yes. A hard of hearing or induction loop can be installed at reception upon request. Please contact the hotel in advance of your arrival if you require one upon check-in.

Are guide dogs permitted in your rooms and restaurants?

Yes. Guide dogs and helper dogs are permitted in all areas of the hotel.

Do you have disabled parking?

A limited number of disabled parking bays are available at the nearby Museum Street and Coram Street National Car Parks (NCPs). For locations and details of parking charges, visit http://www.ncp.co.uk/.