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Hazlitt's is located in Central London
Location within Central London
General information
Location 6 Frith Street, Soho Square, London, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°30′51″N 0°7′54″W / 51.51417°N 0.13167°W / 51.51417; -0.13167
Owner Peter McKay & Douglas Blain
Other information
Number of rooms 30
Number of suites 1 + 2 junior suites

Hazlitt's is a townhouse hotel located at 6 Frith Street, Soho Square, London, in very close proximity to Soho Theatre. The building is Georgian and dates back to 1718,[1] four storeys, with typical long Georgian-bay windows painted in beige. Owned by Peter McKay and Douglas Blain, it is named after the essayist William Hazlitt who died in the house in 1830; he has a blue plaque on the wall to the left of the front door.[2]The hotel was awarded the César Award for London Hotel of the Year by The Good Hotel Guide in 2002.[2]The hotel has 30 rooms - 3 singles, 24 doubles, 2 junior suites and 1 suite. The rooms are furnished with four poster beds, antiques and old paintings and the bathrooms contain claw-footed baths.[3]The hotel is said to contain over 2000 paintings or prints.[4]The hotel, due to its heritage, is popular with writers,[3] but also artists, actors and models.[4][5]The rooftop of the hotel has been used for photoshoots.[6]


  1. ^ Jones, Richard (3 March 2006). Frommer's Memorable Walks in London. John Wiley and Sons. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-471-77338-2. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Raphael, Caroline; Balmer, Desmond (2002). The Good Hotel Guide 2011? (25 ed.). The Good Hotel Guide Limited. pp. 9–10. ISBN 978-0-09-187967-9. 
  3. ^ a b Brewer, Stephen (1 June 2007). The Unofficial Guide to England. John Wiley and Sons. p. 99. ISBN 978-0-470-05225-9. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth (21 September 2010). Frommer's London 2011. John Wiley and Sons. p. 153. ISBN 978-0-470-61439-6. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Porter, Darwin; Prince, Danforth (31 October 2008). Frommer's Portable London 2009. Frommer's. p. 48. ISBN 978-0-470-28787-3. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 
  6. ^ SPIN. SPIN Media LLC. July 2010. p. 96. ISSN 0886-3032. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 

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Coordinates: 51°30′51″N 0°07′55″W / 51.5143°N 0.1320°W / 51.5143; -0.1320