Five-star boutique hotel in the heart of theatreland

Combining historic red brick architecture with contemporary interiors, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel in London is a five-star boutique hotel set on the 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.  

Plan the perfect escape this spring/summer to celebrate the return to normality. Book your stay here and enjoy fully refundable terms, delicious daily breakfast, complimentary superfast Wi-Fi up to 150mbps on unlimited devices, as well as early check-in from 8am and late check-out until 8pm, subject to availability. 

The hotel offers exclusive negotiated rates at local car parks for guests staying at our hotel, dining in our restaurant, or attending a meeting/event at the hotel. Please note, vehicles are parked at owner's risk and the hotel accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to personal property. Ensure you read the terms and conditions set out by NCP before using the facilities. Simply click here to prebook your discounted parking space. 

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. 

  •  15 m²
  • 1 queen  and
  • 2 adults
Standard Rooms provide the ideal base during your central London stay. A Nespresso machine, tea facilities and a hairdryer are included, and a comfortable queen bed.
  •  15 m²
  • 1 king  or 2 twin  and
  • 2 adults
Superior Rooms guarantee an exceptional level of comfort for the perfect London stay, with the option of a twin or large, king bed.
  •  20 m²
  • 1 king  and
  • 2 adults
Our Premium Rooms are ideal if you enjoy spacious surroundings.
  •  25 m²
  • 1 king  and
  • 2 adults
Our Premium Square View Rooms are ideal if you enjoy spacious surroundings.
  •  30 m²
  • 1 king  and
  • 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.
  •  48 m²
  • 1 king  and
  • 2 adults, 2 children
For a more luxurious stay, choose one of our One Bedroom Suites. Ensuring ultimate comfort and privacy, these spacious surroundings include a living area separate from the bedroom, as well as a complimentary deep sleep pillow spray and turndown service for a good night's sleep.

Perfect for small meetings, big presentations or private events, our hotel’s six spaces have been developed to suit all kinds of needs.   

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 with superfast, complimentary Wi-Fi with excellent coverage throughout the hotel. Our Wi-Fi is a simple one-click process, for use on unlimited devices with speeds of up to 150Mbps.
Available 24/7, our virtual concierge Edward is at your service via text message or app - before, during and after your stay. Regardless of your request or question, Edward is here to help with anything from ordering room service and booking taxis to giving directions to nearby attractions.

Online Check-in and Check-out

 Arrive and depart seamlessly. Check in and out, make a payment and request an email invoice with a few simple steps on your mobile phone, avoiding unnecessary wait times in the lobby.

Leicester Square Kitchen

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London - Leicester Square Kitchen 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. 

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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. 

Radisson Blu Edwardian London offers exclusive rates from 28% off at local car parks for guests staying at our hotels, dining in our restaurants, or attending a meeting/event at our hotels.  

Please note, vehicles are parked at owner's risk and the hotel accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to personal property. Ensure you read the terms and conditions set out by NCP before using the facilities.
To prebook your discounted parking space, click here. Please note, once you leave the car park using your QR code your parking session will end. You will not be able to re-enter, even if still within the booked time slot. 
Rates and space are subject to availability and are only redeemable in conjunction with a service (such as those listed above) provided by Radisson Blu Edwardian London. 


Please also ensure you have understood any applicable congestion charges and how to pay them on Transport for London’s website.

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
  • Gold Winner - Best Use of AI & Associated Technologies 2019
  • Silver Award - Best venue with a view 2019
  • Engagement Excellence Awards 2017
  • Sustainable Restaurant Association (Two Star Badge)
  • The Most Valued Innovation Award
  • ACE Europe 2016 Award for Best Customer Experience Vision (Interactive Text Response for SMS Customer Service)
  • Best Multi-Channel Customer Service 2016 (European Contact Centre & Customer Service Award)     
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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 hotel offers exclusive negotiated rates at local car parks for guests staying at our hotel, dining in our restaurant, or attending a meeting/event at the hotel. Please note, vehicles are parked at owner's risk and the hotel accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to personal property. Ensure you read the terms and conditions set out by NCP before using the facilities. Simply click here to prebook your discounted parking space.
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.
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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.