Once home to London’s Metropolitan Police, Great Scotland Yard now offers contemporary, quirky décor, inviting guestrooms and critically acclaimed dining.

Located in London’s Westminster area, the hotel is less than 350 metres away from Trafalgar Square and half a miles’ stroll from Leicester Square. St. James’s Palace and Park are half a mile away, and walking a little further down The Mall will bring you to Buckingham Palace. Charing Cross and Embankment underground stations are approximately 320 metres away, while Victoria train station is just over a mile away. Heathrow Airport is approximately 16 miles away.

With Grade II listed architecture, this building retains many of its original Edwardian and Victorian features, that are complemented by unique London-themed artwork. Rooms are bright and modern, full of neutral décor, contrasted with turquoise and copper furnishings. They also have Nespresso machines and toiletries from local brands. Choose a Standard Courtyard room for views of an interior courtyard.  

Accommodation details


3-5 Great Scotland Yard
United Kingdom

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 14:00
Normal Check-out: 11:00


0.4 mi / 0.7 km from city centre

Room types and facilities

Standard King Or Twin

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Separate Shower, Television

Standard Courtyard King Or Twin

Sleeps 2, Bed Type: King(s) or single(s)  Satellite television, Minibar, Air conditioning, Private bathroom, Separate Shower, Television

General facilities

  • Health club
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Onsite laundry
  • Concierge desk
  • Exercise gym
  • Internet services
  • Ironing board
  • Currency exchange
  • 1 Restaurant
  • 1 Lounges/bars
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevators

Other facilities

A fitness centre is open 24-hours. 

Dining information

Ekstedt at The Yard blends stunning show cooking with the flavours of the countryside. Michelin starred chef Niklas Ekstedt's infuses his signature style of wood fired ‘old Nordic’ cooking into this restaurant’s seasonal menu. Here, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner, alongside an inventive cocktail menu and extensive wine list. For coffees, cocktails, craft beers and ciders, head to the hotel’s main meeting place, The 40 Elephants. Don’t miss afternoon tea at The Parlour – choose a spiced tea, or tea-based cocktail for a modern take on the traditional British ritual. To finish up the day, sip a whisky at Sibin, with an extensive collection of whisky-based cocktails.

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