Five-star boutique hotel in the heart of theatreland

Combining historic red brick architecture with contemporary interiors, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London is a five-star boutique hotel set on London’s iconic Leicester Square. The hotel’s location is perfect for exploring the capital’s famous landmarks, such as Covent Garden, Soho, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus.  

Once owned by Robert Sidney, the 2nd Earl of Leicester, the hotel has preserved its heritage whilst also providing the comforts and style of a modern five-star hotel. Featuring a contemporary Mexican and Peruvian restaurant and an Art Deco-inspired lounge bar, the hotel’s Leicester Square location also makes it a prime spot for people watching during red carpet film premieres. The hotel offers complimentary superfast Wi-Fi up to 150mbps on unlimited devices. Complimentary check-in from 8am and check-out until 8pm, subject to availability.

Rooms and suites at the Hampshire hotel

All our rooms are fitted with British handcrafted Vispring mattresses and plush 350 thread count Egyptian cotton bedding, as well as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi up to 150Mbps on unlimited devices, for you to use both in your room and throughout the hotel. Characterised by extra space and luxurious facilities, the hotel’s 14 suites are perfect for an extended stay in the capital. 

Standard Room

  •  15 m²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
With our Standard Room, you will have everything you need for a comfortable stay and a good night's sleep.

Superior Room

  •  15 m²
  • 1 king or 2 twin
  • 2 adults
For extra space, book one of our Superior Rooms. We guarantee an exceptional level of comfort.

Premium Square View Room

  •  25 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Our Premium Square View Rooms are ideal if you enjoy spacious surroundings.

Studio Suite

  •  13-30 m²
  • 1 king or 1 king and 1 double
  • 4 adults
Our Studio suites allow guests to relax in a large lounge area with natural light, an extensive selection of drinks from the minibar and a range of daily newspapers and magazines.

One Bedroom Suite

  •  48 m²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
For an extended stay or for extra space, choose one of our Suites.

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel’s meetings and events facilities have recently been transformed thanks to significant investment from Edwardian Hotels London. Six spaces have been developed to suit various needs – perfect for small meetings, big presentations or private events. 

On the top floor, At The Hampshire Penthouse provides an incredible setting for a private function for up to 100 guests, where floor-to-ceiling windows boast unparalleled panoramic views of the London skyline. 

At Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel we are committed to delivering an exceptional experience, and seamless connectivity is just the beginning of that journey. Guests can stream, surf and share on an unlimited number of devices throughout the hotel’s bedrooms and social spaces using the high-speed 150Mbps Wi-Fi. 
We are proud of our digital innovations, such as our virtual host Edward, who responds to request and questions by text message.  

Complimentary Wi-Fi access

Stay connected when you stay at our hotels with furiously fast, complimentary Wi-Fi with excellent coverage throughout. We work with BT to offer quick and easy connectivity, with no log-ins required and for use on unlimited devices with speeds of up to 150Mbps.
Award-winning virtual host, 'Edward', who can respond to all your needs during your stay, from the comfort of your mobile phone. 

Digital news and magazine app

Choose your favourite publications and download for your phone, tablet, PC or Mac. Free access is only available when you are connected to the hotel Wi-Fi network. 
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Leicester Square Kitchen

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel - Restaurant

Welcome to Leicester Square Kitchen – a contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates restaurant that puts a fresh spin on South American cuisine. Discover two dining menus that present traditional Mexican and Peruvian flavours in an innovative way, alongside a list of reserve wines and signature cocktails. 

New for this season, celebrate the ancient tradition of ‘Las Posadas’ on our vibrant winter terrace, featuring bespoke sharing packages and an exquisite selection of street food and cocktails. 

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Leicester Square is one of London's most exciting and dynamic areas. Staying at the hotel means you are within walking distance of the West End, Soho, Trafalgar Square, Oxford Street, Covent Garden and a myriad of bars and restaurants. You may also catch sight of a few A-list celebrities gliding down the red carpet, as Leicester Square is home to some of the world’s biggest film premieres.

Buckingham Palace

0.79 mi / 1.27 km from the hotel

Big Ben

0.67 mi / 1.08 km from the hotel
Officially called the Great Bell, the bell in Elizabeth Tower is commonly known as "Big Ben" and is arguably London's most iconic landmark.
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Hyde Park

1.55 mi / 2.5 km from the hotel
One of eight Royal Parks, Hyde Park covers 350 acres in the middle of London, offering events, concerts, and beautiful quiet spots to relax.
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National Portrait Gallery

0.09 mi / 0.14 km from the hotel
Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the National Portrait Gallery houses paintings of important figures in British culture, both past and present.
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Trafalgar Square

0.16 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel

Leicester Square

0.04 mi / 0.07 km from the hotel
31-36 Leicester Square London , London WC2H 7LH, United Kingdom

Because of our commitment to responsible business practices, we encourage the use of public transport. Our hotel is centrally located in London's theatreland, convenient and close to underground or mainline stations, so it's easy to minimize the impact of your journey on the environment. There is nearby parking available for guests starting at £55.00 for 24 hours.

From Gatwick

By public transport

Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria. From there, take the underground on the Victoria Line to Green Park and change for the Piccadilly Line to Leicester Square.

From Heathow

By public transport

Take the Piccadilly Line to Leicester Square. Alternatively, take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington. From there, take the Bakerloo Line to Piccadilly Circus and change for the Piccadilly Line to Leicester Square.

From London City Airport

By public transport

Take the DLR to Canning Town Station. Then take the underground on the Jubilee Line to Waterloo and change for the Northern Line to Leicester Square.

From Stansted

By public transport:

Take the Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street Station. Then take the underground on the Central Line to Tottenham Court Road and change for the Northern Line to Leicester Square.

Awards and recognitions

With more than 40 years in the industry, Radisson Blu Edwardian London has won a variety of awards and accolades. Below are a selection of those awarded in the past five years. 

  • UK Superbrands 2019
  • Engagement Excellence Awards 2017
  • Sustainable Restaurant Association (Two Star Badge)
  • The Most Valued Innovation Award

Frequently Asked Questions

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire offers guests a complimentary early check-in from 8am and late check-out until 8pm, subject to availability. Normal check-in time is 3pm & check-out time is 11am.
The nearest car park to Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is Q-Park on Whitcomb Street, located 2 minutes' walk from the hotel.
The nearest tube station to Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern Lines). The nearest mainline stations are Marylebone and King's Cross St Pancras (Eurostar).
Yes, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is home to the award-winning Leicester Square Kitchen, which serves an exquisite selection of contemporary Mexican and Peruvian small plates.
Yes, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire offers a 24-hour gym with Technogym equipment, but does not have a spa.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is located on Leicester Square. Nearby attractions and places of interest include The National Gallery (2 minutes’ walk), Covent Garden Piazza (7 minutes’ walk), Royal Opera House (6 minutes’ walk), Piccadilly Circus (5 minutes’ walk), Trafalgar Square (4 minutes’ walk), Soho (5 minutes’ walk), China Town (2 minutes’ walk), Regent Street (8 minutes’ walk), Buckingham Palace (20 minutes’ walk), London Eye (18 minutes’ walk), Westminster Abbey (18 minutes’ walk), Big Ben (17 minutes’ walk), Houses of Parliament (18 minutes’ walk) and Oxford Street (15 minutes’ walk).
Yes, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is located within walking distance of exclusive and high-street boutiques in Covent Garden, Soho, Regent Street and Oxford Street.
There are a number of airport options near Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, including Heathrow (18 miles), Gatwick (28 miles), Luton (35 miles) and Stansted (37 miles). Each airport is easily accessed by tube, train or car.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is committed to delivering a clean and safe environment through enhanced health and safety protocols. More details can be found here: Health & Safety.
Whether you’re looking for last-minute deals on business accommodations or planning ahead for a weekend getaway, you’ll find our best offers for Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire here: Deals
Yes, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire offers an award-wining hotel app and virtual host called Edward. Available 24/7, Edward speaks more than 59 languages and can help you with anything from room service orders and directions, to taxi bookings and general enquiries. You can also check in and check out online, make payments and more. Simply search for Edward App in the App Store or Google Play to download.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire's address is 31-36 Leicester Square, West End, London WC2H 7LH.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is just steps away from both M&M World and Lego Store.
The nearest casino's to Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire are Hippodrome and Caesar's Casino both are within 1 minute walking distance.
The Odeon Luxe Cinema is situated right opposite the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, just a few steps away.
There are two Taxi Ranks either side of the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, on Panton Street and Irving Street, they are both under a minute in walking distance.
Yes, there is a Sainsbury's Supermarket on Charing Cross Road, which is a 5 minute walk from Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire.
The nearest Pharmacy / Drug Store to the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire is Boots, which is located in Piccadilly Circus, 10 minutes walking distance
Harrods Department Store is a 20 minute drive / taxi journey from Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, alternatively a short journey on the tube, the closest Underground station is Knightsbridge.
Fortnum & Mason Department Store is a 15 minute walk from Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire.
The nearest Post Office is located on Haymarket, a 5 minute walk from Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire.