FAQ

Here is a selection of some frequently asked questions about The Egerton House Hotel for your convenience. All other questions can be sent to us using our contact us form.

Can you tell me about the latest passport information for international travel?

The following page from the UK Border Agency will provide you with passport and visa requirements for general visitors to the United Kingdom. Click here for details.

Where are the nearest department stores?

Harrods and Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge are only a short walk away giving you the option to shop in these world famous department stores.

What is the easiest way to pay the Congestion Charge when I drive into London?

Just let us know your vehicle details and expected time of arrival in London and we can take care of this for you. The charge can be included in your hotel bill.

What credit cards are accepted?

All major credit cards are accepted including American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club, Switch and Delta.

How can you help simplify my onward journey from the hotel?

We can provide you with up-to-the-minute travel updates for flights and train travel. We can arrange to have your boarding card pre-printed to save you valuable time at the airport. We can arrange to have your car filled with petrol and ready waiting for you to leave.

London is a city known for shopping. What are the city's best and most unusual museum shops?

Art lovers will love The National Gallery shop. Alongside umbrellas decorated with the works of Monet and van Gogh, there is a new high-tech printer here that allows you to select mountable reproductions of your favourite painting. Nearby, the National Portrait Gallery has candy lollipops adorned with Marilyn Monroe's face. The Victoria & Albert Museum sells avant garde jewellery from leading contemporary designers and the Design Museum has Mondrian watches and designer coffee pots by the noted Aldo Rossi. If you are searching for kid-friendly gifts, the Science Museum is a worth a visit with its selection of mud clocks, telegraph transmitters and Albert Einstein action figures. More traditional things like teapots and packaged products can be found at the Bramah Tea and Coffee Museum. Our off beat favourite is the Freud Museum for their fluffy slippers emblazoned with the face of the father of psychoanalysis. Our wonderful concierges will happily direct you to each of these museums.

If I drive to the hotel, where can I park my car?

There are several National Car Parks (NCP) locally. However, we would advise driving to the hotel where our concierge can provide a valet service and will park your car for you. All charges for car parks can be added to your bill.