Hilton London Metropole

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Hilton London Metropole

The Hilton London Metropole is a 4-star hotel and conference centre located on the Edgware Road in central London. It is bounded by the Marylebone Flyover to the north, Praed Street to the south, and the Paddington Basin development to the west. According to the hotel's website it has over 1000 bedrooms

History[edit]

The Metropole takes its name from the London Metro Hotel which occupied the site previously. The name being changed from Metro to Metropole to distinguish the hotel from London's other Metro hotels and to distance the new four star hotel from its predecessor.

The 91-metre (299 ft) tower is one of the tallest buildings in the City of Westminster and was completed in 1972. A 52-metre (171 ft) tall conference centre was added in 2000, making it the biggest conference hotel in London, with 42 meeting rooms.[1]

In April 2014 the venue was for the 44th World Irish Dancing Championships, the first time the championships was held in England.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hilton London Metropole official website

Coordinates: 51°31′09″N 0°10′12″W / 51.5193°N 0.1699°W / 51.5193; -0.1699