The Room (734)
The WiFi was free as part of being a Gold Passport Diamond Member and was pretty fast. It worked fine in the room. There were also plenty of electrical outlets with multiple types – UK, US etc. There was a mini-bar, as well as a tea/coffee supply and a kettle.
The room was pleasantly appointed and comfortable.
Some of the visitors went to dinner at the restaurant on top of the Swiss-Re building, whilst other of us visited the Shakespeare exhibition at the British Museum. A short walk from the hotel was the bus stop for the British Museum – and as we walked past Selfridges I noticed it was lit red- presumably for Christmas. Spectacular.
The British Museum was open late and American Express were hosting a lovely reception – more champagne and canapes. It was located in the restaurant at the top of the old Reading Room, up the most spectacular staircase: