HEALTH & SAFETY INFO
Formalities: For our pre-booked guests, all check-in formalities will be completed online, where possible, in order to reduce contact and time at Reception.
GUEST TRANSPORT (applicable for contracted vendors only; not applicable for taxis, Bolt, Uber)
PPE for Drivers: Our drivers will wear protective gear in line with local health guidelines; the driver section may be segregated with plexiglass/clear vinyl shield as required by local health regulations.
Disinfection of vehicle's key high-touch points: Frequently touched areas inside vehicle in the passenger will be disinfected with every arrival, e.g. door handles (inside/outside), seat belt buckle, arm rests, device charging cords, boot handle etc.
Hand disinfection: Our drivers will wash their hands before and after the disinfection of hot spots after dropping off guests and after loading/unloading luggage.
Luggage Disinfection: We will seek approval from guests to disinfect exterior of guest luggage with medical-grade antimicrobial agent ensuring the luggage remains locked/sealed; We will exercise caution when handling luggage made of leather/delicate fabrics.
Conversations: Whilst we have traditionally encouraged discreet conversations, we are now asking our drivers to engage with guests by minimal conversation through the vinyl shield.
Guest Instructions Booklet: We will provide an information sheet which covers all the steps taken by the hotel for safety and sanitisation along with the operational norms for restaurants, room service, housekeeping & laundry procedures during COVID-19 era.
Guest amenities: We will provide sealed, disposable, sanitising hand wipes, in addition to disposable Corinthia wet towels as well as convenient disposal bins. We have removed newspapers and magazines in accordance with the local health guidelines.
Temperature check: Our door attendants and sentinel will wear PPE as required by local health guidelines. Mandatory temperature checks may be performed at entrance.
Hand disinfection: We encourage mandatory hand sanitation on arrival and will provide hand sanitiser.
Febrile guests: Guests running a temperature of more than 98.6° F or 37°C will be politely directed to the closest hospital/medical facility; we have a designated quarantine area in the hotel in the event the guest cannot be transferred to a doctor/medical facility straight away.
Luggage Disinfection: We will seek approval from guests to disinfect exterior of guest luggage with medical-grade antimicrobial agent ensuring the luggage remains locked/sealed; We will exercise caution when handling luggage made of leather/delicate fabrics; Luggage carts will be disinfected every 4 hours.
Provision of PPE to guest on arrival: We will provide masks where required by local health guidelines, should guests not already have their own; If a guest has booked a hotel transfer, surgical mask will be provided at onset of transfer.
RECEPTION (CHECK-IN /OUT), CONCIERGE, GUEST SERVICES
PPE for Receptionists & Porters: Where stipulated by local health guidelines, colleagues will wear protective gear.
Social Distancing: We will place discreet, yet visible markings on the floor to maintain social distancing; Our colleagues will observe social distancing whilst checking in and rooming guests
Hand disinfection: Touchless hand sanitiser stand will be readily available to guests; Hand sanitiser will be available to colleagues behind the Reception counter.
Hotel Sanitation Norms: Guidelines will be displayed at Reception/Guest Services AND displayed on the home page of our TV systems in guest rooms (where applicable).
Sanitising of Equipment: Frequently touched areas will be disinfected regularly e.g. telephones, key card machine, payment terminals, pens, counter and Perspex shield.
Touchless Interactions: Touchless payment options and e-mail receipts will be encouraged; Payment terminals will be disinfected before and after each transaction.
Key Cards: We will disinfect collected cards with medical-grade antimicrobial agent.
Social Distancing: Clear signage will be displayed to avoid overcrowding in elevators.
Sanitation: We will sanitise high-touch point areas e.g. entire elevator cabin, especially operating buttons, with medical-grade antimicrobial agent.
Hand disinfection: A touchless hand sanitiser stand will be available next to elevators.
PPE for Room Attendants: All our room attendants will wear protective gear as required by local health guidelines.
Hotel Sanitation Norms: Our hygiene guidelines will be displayed on the home page of in room TV system in guest rooms (where applicable); Printed guidelines can also be found across the hotel in public areas.
Housekeeping Service: Our housekeeping service will continue twice daily and can be flexible on timings in order to minimize person-to-person exposure.
Bed Linen & Towels: Our linen will be handled with extreme care to prevent raising dust and potential contamination; Used linen will be washed at a minimum of 70°C for at least 25 mins to kill potential bacteria.
In-Room Sanitation: Frequently touched areas will be disinfected regularly e.g. telephone, remote control and its removable silicone covers, door/window/wardrobe handles, toilet seat/flusher, faucets, shower controls, coffee maker, tea kettle, light switches, thermostat, shoe horn, clothes brush, hair dryer, minibar door, bottle opener, guest directory, in-room dining menu, safe, etc., handle of mini bar fridge, etc.; We will use a fresh, clean set of microfibre cloths for each room to avoid cross-contamination.
Utensils: Dirty glassware, china and silverware will be removed from bedrooms and processed by our stewarding teams; Dirty items will be cleaned in efficient dishwashers operating at a rinse of 82°C.
Vacuum Cleaners: We will replace the dust bags every four days, regardless whether they are full or not.
Bins: We will disinfect bins with appropriate anti-microbial cleaning agent.
Ventilation: Each time a bedroom is serviced; we will ensure it is ventilated by opening window(s) - where applicable
Soft Furnishings: We will steam furnishings periodically
PUBLIC AREAS (LOBBY, BUSINESS CENTRE, RESTROOMS, ETC.)
PPE for Public Area Attendants: Our colleagues will wear protective gear as required by local health guidelines; these guidelines will be enforced by management; our supervisors will monitor the proper use of PPE; PPE will be replaced and sanitised as necessary.
Hotel Sanitation Norms: We will display signage in public areas to remind our guests and visitors to observe social distancing, handwashing / hand-sanitising.
Social Distancing: We will rearrange furniture in such a way that it allows for proper social distancing.
Sanitation: We will sanitise all high-touch points e.g. telephones, phone chargers, chair arms, tables, handrails, door handles, toilet seat/flusher, baby changing facilities.
Restrooms: We will provide a disposable alternative to hand dryers e.g. paper towels along with pedal-operated lidded bin.
Soft Furnishings: Our soft furnishings will be steamed periodically.
Business Centre: We will ensure that there is enough space between work desks; we will also limit the number of guests who use the centre; Regular disinfecting of the desks, chairs, equipment and other key high-touch points will be carried out.
RESTAURANTS (ADD, BAR/LOUNGE, EXECUTIVE CLUB)
PPE for Waiters & Hostesses: Our colleagues will wear protective gear as required by local health guidelines.
Hand disinfection: Mandatory hand sanitation will be enforced for our colleagues; Hand sanitiser will be readily available to colleagues at the Hostess stands and in the back of the house.
Social Distancing at Entrance: We will place discreet, yet visible markings on the floor to maintain social distancing.
Social Distancing Dining Room: We will reduce the number of tables to maintain social distancing norms; Seating for the tables will be reduced to half of and some cases chairs will be placed in zigzag pattern to avoid diners facing each other; Tables will be appropriately set apart from each other; Servers will apply appropriate distancing.
Table Linen: Our linen will continue to be changed after each party has left and laundered as per our hygiene standards.
Placemats: Our placemats will be changed and disinfected after each party has left; Disposable paper napkins may be provided as an alternative; tabletops and chair arms will be disinfected regularly.
Service Style: We will exclusively provide 'A La Carte' service for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner but some cold items may be available for hand collection by guests.
Salt & Pepper Cruets: We will remove salt & pepper cruets and any other condiments e.g. Tabasco, Ketchup, etc. but offer these as served by the waiting team.
Menus: We will replace our conventional menu folders with single use menus to comply with hygiene standards.
Food Safety/HACCP*: We will continue to observe the strictest good hygiene practices across all areas of the hotel. * Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
Ventilation: We will ventilate all restaurant outlets after each meal period.
IN-ROOM DINING (IF PERMITTED BY LOCAL HEALTH REGULATIONS)
PPE for Waiters: Our waiters will wear protective gear as required by local health guidelines;
Menu: We may reduce existing menus to key staple items; Where possible we will load the menu onto the TV system.
Delivery/Retrieval: We will minimize exposure in guest rooms as much as possible or offer guest contactless delivery by leaving tables/trays outside the room after ringing the doorbell and announcing delivery; All food items will be covered in transit.
Hand disinfection: Mandatory hand sanitation will be enforced pre-/post-delivery of an order.
Food Safety/HACCP: We will continue to observe the strictest good hygiene practices on items such as salt & pepper cruets, flower vase, hot boxes, trays, etc.
SPA & WELLNESS / FITNESS CENTRE / LOCKER ROOMS / POOL DECKS
PPE for Colleagues: We will wear protective gear as required by local health guidelines
Hand disinfection: We have mandatory hand sanitation with help of touchless hand sanitiser dispenser at entrance; Hand sanitiser is available to colleagues in the back of the house too
Social Distancing: Our furniture and exercise equipment will be rearranged in such a way that it allows for proper social distancing
Disinfection of furniture: We will continue to extensively clean and disinfected furniture with appropriate disinfection products
Sanitation: We continue to sanitise all key high-touch points e.g. telephone, remote controls, door/locker handles, exercise equipment, floor mats, toilet seat/flusher, hair dryers, water dispenser taps, sterilisation of beauty equipment in autoclave, proper pool & hot tub care, etc.
Massage Bed Linen & Towels: Used linen will be placed in clear plastic bag and sealed; Wash programmes at least for 70°C for 25 minutes
Ventilation: Each time room is serviced, it will be ventilated by opening window(s)
BEST PRACTICES - BACK OF THE HOUSE
Temperature check: We will enforce mandatory temperature checks on colleagues before boarding the bus/van, where transport is provided; Colleagues running a temperature of more than 98.6° for 37° C, with/without symptoms will be sent home; Transport will be operated at 50% capacity only to ensure social distancing; Records to be kept; Status to be reported to Management; Strictly follow GDPR guidelines
COVID-19 symptoms: Any colleague suffering from sore throat, dry cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, vomiting and / or diarrhoea will be asked to return home and contact their local Public Health centre.
Hand sanitisation: Our colleagues will use hand sanitiser before and after clocking in to work.
Social distancing: Our colleagues will always be instructed not to engage in unnecessary conversations and apply social distancing regulations.
Personal Protective Equipment PPE: Colleagues will be given PPE as indicated by Company Policy and/or local health guidelines; Supervisors will monitor the proper use of PPE; PPE to be replaced and disinfected as required.
Changing of uniforms: Fresh uniforms (e.g. items that directly touch the skin such as shirt, blouse, or Chef's jackets/aprons) will be provided to all colleagues at onset of each shift
Worn uniforms: Worn colleague uniforms will be deposited to Laundry after the shift.
Cleaning of shoes: Outer shoes used inside hotel will be cleaned every day. Sole of shoes will be cleaned and disinfected with anti-microbial cleaning agent as colleagues enter building; Top of shoes will be polished.
Social distancing: We will stagger colleague shifts to enforce social distancing amongst colleagues and departments; 15-minute slots will prevent overcrowding in the locker rooms and rest rooms; All colleagues will comply with the 2m social distancing rules.
Hand washing & sanitisation: All our colleagues advised to enforce hand hygiene, coughing etiquette and respiratory hygiene; our locker rooms will be thoroughly disinfected every day during overnight shift.
Windows: All our windows leading directly to the outside are where necessary and possible being fitted with insect screen and kept open for ventilation.
Wash hand basins (WHB): WHB will be fully equipped with necessary utilities; Hot water, bactericidal liquid so towels. We will also ensure that all our bins are lidded pedal-operated and lined.
Alcohol hand-rub: Alcohol-rub will be affixed at strategic points.
Personal Hygiene Posters: We are displaying prominent signage, affixed in conspicuous areas including notice boards reminding colleagues to enforce strict cough etiquette, hand washing and hand sanitisation.
Outer clothing and personal belongings: These items will be kept inside colleague lockers.
Monitoring: Our colleague locker rooms will be regularly monitored to ensure that WHB are functional and equipped, alcohol hand-rub will be readily available, bins emptied, and overcrowding will be avoided especially at start and end shifts.
OFFICES, WORKSTATIONS & MEETINGS
Alcohol hand-rub: We will ensure that alcohol-rub will be affixed at strategic points.
Social distancing: We will rearrange our offices to apply to social distancing regulations; Colleague workstations are where possible no longer facing each other; Where the rearranging of offices is not possible, we will assign 50% of colleagues to work from home, or other areas in the hotel, whilst the other 50% are in the office.
Working from Home: We will implement 'Working from Home', within reason, for colleagues in administrative roles whose physical presence on property is not essential.
Key high-touch points: Frequently touched surfaces will be disinfected regularly, e.g. tables and chairs, door handles, light switches, thermostats, telephones, keyboard, mice, hot water kettle, printer/copier/scanner, etc.
Meetings: We will move furniture and chairs to apply to social distancing regulations; alcohol hand-rub will be readily available; we will ensure proper ventilation e.g. open door / window if meeting lasts for more than 30 minutes; we will continue to disinfect table tops and chair arms after each meeting and during breaks where appropriate.
DELIVERY AND RECEIPT OF GOODS
Goods Receiver: Our team will continue to observe excellent respiratory and hygiene standards as well as social distancing guidelines.
Receipt of goods: In line with HACCP standards, any food transported in dirty containers or dirty vehicles will be rejected and the delivery of loose food discouraged.
Alcohol hand-rub: We provide alcohol-sanitisers in our loading bay for colleague and supplier use.
Cleaning and sanitation: Our goods receiving area and loading bay will be cleaned and disinfected at regular intervals.
Cleaning of delivered goods and carts: Proper cleaning and disinfecting will be enforced before and after every delivery.
Quarantine items: We quarantine, and date code received food and food contact goods and store them appropriately in marked stores.; Dry goods can be left for 47 - 72 hours before taking them into the stores.
Chilled and frozen items: All food packaging items will be sanitised using appropriate cleaning agents, before taken into refrigerators and/or freezers, where possible outer packaging to be removed on unloading.
Suppliers: All our suppliers deliver as per scheduled times and are not allowed to unload their products at the same time; in order for distancing to the observed; our Suppliers and Drivers are not allowed to proceed beyond the demarcation line.
Waste collection: Our waste collection is scheduled in order that it does not coincide with during linen and food deliveries.
SERVICE ELEVATORS & SERVICE CORRIDORS
Sanitation: Sanitise key high-touch points e.g. entire elevator cabin, especially operating buttons, with disinfecting wipes or disposable paper towels sprayed with Suma Bac D10
Social distancing: We will ensure that H&S instructions, including the number of colleagues allowed at one time, are placed inside each service elevator and are easily visible; Our service elevator floors will have markings with directions, so that colleagues do not face each other and maintain social distancing; Where possible, we will implement a one-way traffic in service corridors.
Hand disinfection: Hand sanitation is mandatory with help of touchless hand sanitiser dispenser, prominently displayed on all service floors and back of house areas.
KITCHEN & STEWARDING
Sanitation: Our operational kitchens will continue to be sanitised at regular intervals as dictated by hotel cleaning schedules.
Social distancing: We will limit the number of colleagues to the minimum required; Our colleagues will be organised int teams to reduce interactions between individual colleagues; Workstations will be placed in such a way that colleagues are not facing each other and can maintain appropriate social distance.
PPE: All our colleagues wear disposable masks, gloves, hair nets and all other safety gear as dictated by HACCP based Policies and cleaning chemicals MSDS. All items will be sanitised, cleaned and replaced as per local policies.
Menu planning: Initially we will run limited menus for quality assurance.
Menu Revisions: We will review menus to include more options of cooked food rather than raw food. In some cases, we will avoid the use of prohibited items such as non-sanitized salad greens, raw meat proteins and unpasteurised cheeses.
Vegetable and fruit sanitisation: Unless prohibited by national legislation, we ensure proper cleaning of vegetables using approved sanitising agents.
Disinfection of food equipment, utensils and tools: We continue to clean and disinfect key high-touch points e.g. food equipment and food contact surfaces including chopping boards as dictated by the Company HACCP.
Sterilisation of knives and utensils: These implements are either pasteurised in a dishwasher working at a rinse of 82°C or sterilised using an autoclave, boiled water or UV methods.
LAUNDRY & GUEST LAUNDRY SERVICE
Social distancing: Our colleague workstations are being placed in such a way that colleagues can maintain appropriate social distances.
PPE: All our colleagues will wear disposable masks and gloves when processing soiled linen or guest laundry.
Delivery/Retrieval of Guest Items: We will minimize exposure in guest rooms as much as possible; all guest laundry items will be covered in transit; When retrieving/delivering guest items, colleagues will wear PPE in public areas as required by local health guidelines.
Washing Programs: We continue to operate washing programs for each type of linen, using Diversey cleaning and hygiene products.
Not to be missed, the hotel’s afternoon tea includes a selection of gourmet finger sandwiches, bridge rolls, seasonal pastries, scones, and English teas served by a tea sommelier. Afternoon tea is available daily in the lobby lounge or outdoors in the courtyard (surcharge).
Hotel OverviewProperty Location Corinthia London is in the heart of London, within a 5-minute walk of Horse Guard's Building and Trafalgar Square. This 5-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from National Gallery and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Big Ben. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 283 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Your memory foam bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. This Victorian hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Dining Grab a bite at Kerridge's Bar & Grill, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 3 bars/lounges. English breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in London? This hotel has facilities measuring 6262 square feet (582 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.
What to expect:
This opulent London hotel blends classic Victorian architecture with modern furnishings and contemporary art. Built with high ceilings and filled with natural light, the hotel has a refined ambiance and attracts a mix of business travelers and tourists seeking a luxury England vacation.
- Free newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Hair dryer (on request)
- Daily housekeeping
- Soundproofed rooms
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Individually furnished
- Turndown service
- Free bottled water
- Memory foam mattress
- Towels provided
- Linens provided
- Pillow menu
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Espresso maker
- LCD TV
- Low-height counters/sink
- Premium TV channels
- Grab bar - near toilet
- Bathroom emergency pull cord
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Rainfall showerhead
- Visual fire alarm
- Lever door handles
- Electric kettle
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Smoking and Non-Smoking
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Satellite TV service
- Room service (24 hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Designer toiletries
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- In-room massage available
- Premium bedding
- Pay movies
- Wheelchair accessible
- Separate bathtub and shower
Located in the city center, this luxury London hotel is near Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, and Covent Garden. The hotel features a full-service ESPA spa with 17 treatment rooms, a hair salon, an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and fitness center. Two restaurants and two bars are on-site; room service is available 24 hours. Amenities at Corinthia Hotel London include a concierge desk, a business center, and babysitting/childcare. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.
The amenities listed below are available on site; fees may apply:
- Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
- Express check-in
- Wheelchair-accessible lounge
- Visual alarms in hallways
- Handrails in stairways
- Wheelchairs available on site
- Well-lit path to entrance
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Conference space size (meters) - 582
- Luggage storage
- Hair salon
- Concierge services
- Conference center
- Shopping on site
- Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Fireplace in lobby
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Steam room
- Free WiFi
- Free wired Internet
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 6262
- Laundry facilities
- Wheelchair accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Roll-in shower
- Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
- Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
- Wedding services
- In-room accessibility
- Assistive listening devices available
- Braille or raised signage
- Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
- Multilingual staff
- Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
- Wheelchair-accessible spa
- Wheelchair-accessible pool
- Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
- Year Built - 1885
- Total number of rooms - 283
- Number of floors - 7
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
RecreationDistances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
The Strand - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Charing Cross - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Horse Guard's Building - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Trafalgar Square - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
National Gallery - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
London Coliseum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Her Majesty's Theatre - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Regent Street - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Theatre Royal Haymarket - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
London Eye - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Leicester Square - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Piccadilly - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
London Dungeon - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Prince of Wales Theatre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Churchill War Rooms - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 27.4 km / 17 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 92.1 km / 57.3 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
The preferred airport for Corinthia London is Heathrow Airport (LHR).
- Bicycle rentals
- Running track/path