Hilton Green Park – London, UK

Hotel Review

If the Metropole was large, busy, and a little impersonal, the Hilton Green Park is just the opposite.  It is small, quaint, and quiet.  However, that brings other issues.  In retrospect, I think I was a little nostalgic about this hotel.  This is where I rode out most of the volcanic ash disruption a couple of years ago and maybe I was influenced by that experience.

What is good about Green Park?  It is in a great location on a quiet side street next to Shephard’s Market and close to Mayfair and Piccadilly.  It has character.  The staff is very responsive.  It has a very nice bar and restaurant.

Downsides?  No executive lounge.  Small rooms.  No fitness facilities.

Would I stay here next time?  Maybe.  The Green Park tends to be lower price than some of the other Hilton properties in London.  The competition would probably come from somewhere like the Strand Palace which has comparable rooms at a slightly lower cost and in a more central location for the West End.

Final Grade: B-

Points and Dollars

My total spend for my two nights was $553 (rate of $214 USD per night).

For this, I earned 4,545 base points plus my “Points and Points” bonus of 2,272 and my Diamond bonus 2,272.  I got my Diamond “MyWay” bonus of 1,000 plus the AMEX on-line booking bonus of 500.  The Q2 Double Points bonus netted me another 4,545.   By charging it all to my HHonors Surpass card by AMEX at 9 points per dollar, I will earn another 4,977.  Total HHonors earnings equals 20,111 points.

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