The Montague on the Gardens

The Montague is a four-star hotel in London's fashionable Bloomsbury

The Montague on the Gardens

The Montague on the Gardens is a four-star luxury Georgian-style townhouse hotel near the incredible British Museum in Bloomsbury. The ideal stay for a private day tour of London with a personal guide. 

This hotel offers 100 dignified bedrooms and suites that exceed guests' expectations and cater to their every need. Learn about Charles Dickens' fascinating life on a private guided tour or go on a shopping spree on Tottenham Court Road. Nearby you will find St Pancras with the opportunity to travel to Paris on a day trip.

Dine at the Blue Door Bistro and savour a comfort dish classic or a slice of modern British cuisine. The Garden Terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or meal al fresco in a glorious outdoor setting. Surrounded by greenery and class, be surrounded by the excellent service this hotel provides and use your stay as an opportunity to go on a private tour of London with a personal guide.

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Accommodation   
The Montague Hotel has various rooms and suites fitted with queen-, king-size or twin beds, 24-hour room service, independent heating and air conditioning. You can wash away your worries in the marble en-suite bathroom with an overhead shower, relax by watching Sky TV or reach out to loved ones via free wi-fi.

Room options 
Classic Single room with single bed; Classic Double room with queen-size bed; Classic King/Twin room with king-size or twin beds; Deluxe King room with king-size bed and a small sitting area.

Suite options 
There are different choices at the hotel, each with its own sense of style and personality. Rest your head in one of the queen-, king-size or twin beds, enjoy 24-hour room service, independent heating and air conditioning. Allow yourself some downtime watching Sky TV or connect to the outside world with free wi-fi. Pamper yourself in the marble en-suite bathroom with an overhead shower. Interconnecting rooms are available on request.

The Montague Hotel offers a luxurious split-level Master Suite that is such a dream that guests are reluctant to leave. Here you get spectacular views overlooking the secluded gardens, a luxury bedroom area and a spacious sitting area perfect for an entertaining evening.

Each Junior Suite honours its high-ceilinged architecture and is known for its perks like an evening Turndown and a delivery of fresh canapés. Some of these suites offer pleasant views over the private gardens of the hotel.

If you prefer your own private home away from home in the heart of the city, then the Guv’nor’s Suite (769sq ft) is at your disposal. The wonderful conservatory lets in natural lighting throughout this two-bedroom suite. Feel at ease in the warm and relaxed mood set by the underfloor heating.

Named after the Dukes of Bedford, who each played an essential part in creating the Bloomsbury that we know and love today is the Bedford Suite (over 649sq ft). Enjoy your private entrance and marvel at the glorious bed-, living and dining room where a blue and white colour palette comes to life.

Suppose you prefer the privacy of having your magnificent apartment. In that case, there is the Bloomsbury Set (around 1419sq ft) which fuses the Guv’nor’s Suite and the Bedford Suite that offers a combination of space and privacy. Here the best hotel amenities are paired with the deluxe seclusion of a private residence in the heart of London, where you have a glorious view from one of the three lovely outdoor terraces.

Restaurants   
The Montague on the Gardens Hotel makes sure to be a place to eat, drink or relax for every mood and for every time of day.  

This Blue Door Bistro offers a glorious à la carte menu tackling both modern British cuisine and comfort dishes in a welcoming and informal bistro-style environment. Decorated with rich mahogany panelled walls, mirrored glass and contemporary wrought iron wall lights, it creates a charming atmosphere.  

The Leopard Bar offers a perfect mix of traditional British elegance and colonial South African inspired decorations. Enjoy a variety of snacks, meals, and an exceptional selection of drinks. 

The Garden Terrace is the perfect place to relax and discover new dishes, overlooking the Bedford Estate's stunning gardens. Choose between an extensive selection of teas or add a glass of bubbles to an indulgent afternoon tea.

Facilities  
The Montague on the Gardens Hotel takes pride in their guests' wellness, with access to the hotel’s modest yet well-equipped fitness room. That’s not all because various therapies are available to the guests, from aromatherapy to facials to massages. Finally, a herb and gooseberry garden on the property supplies fresh, seasonal ingredients to the kitchen, where vegan, vegetarian and healthy options are abundant.

History   
When we look back at the Montague history on the Gardens Hotel, the first name that pops up is Christopher Monck, the 2nd Earl of Albemarle. He invested his entire fortune, however, little into an expedition to uncover the sunken treasure. Surprisingly, the journey succeeded; however, Christopher died on the day of the discovery. His wife, the Duchess of Albemarle, kept all the treasure for herself and swore never to remarry unless the Prince of Tartary showed up at her doorstep.

The immoral Duke of Montagu disguised himself as the Prince and therefore obtained the Duchess of Albemarle as his wife and her fortune. The Duke used his wife’s money to establish a vast mansion, Montagu House, in Great Russell Street. Six years after completing the building, a fire destroyed it. The Duke rebuilt the property and spent his life living here until he died in 1709. After that, the property changed hands quite a lot. Until Red Carnation acquired the Montague Hotel in 1996 and they reshaped it as the four-star deluxe establishment that we know today.

Touring Guide   
The Montague on the Gardens Hotel, with its perfect location in central London, paves the road for many experiences. Embark on a private guided tour and discover Charles' Dickens House that houses the world's most extensive collection of memorabilia related to the famous author. Or learn about human history at The British Museum through items that span over two million years, like the renowned Rosetta Stone.

Regent's Park, the largest grass area for sports in Central London, is nearby if you want to spend time outdoors. Visit the mysterious Temple Church, that was once a place of worship for the Knights' Templar. Nearby you will find St Pancras with the opportunity to travel to Paris on a day trip. This city has unlimited possibilities for private day tours from London, just waiting for you.

Bloomsbury Gem

A short hop away from Eurostar Terminal

  • Bespoke Amenities
  • Honey Bee Keeping
  • South African Wine Tasting 
  • Private Garden Picnic Experience
  • Ski Lodge in Winter
  • Hawaiian Beach Bar in Summer

Help us make your trip exceptional

Our UK, EU and US office-based staff will listen to what you want to see and experience.

Whether you are a honeymoon couple, a family or a corporate incentive group, our team’s collective resources will be brought together to build the experience that’s right for you.

We will require your arrival and departure dates, details of your personal preferences and places that you would like to visit as well as the events you would like to experience.

We will then prepare a draft itinerary and send it to you by email for your approval. Once agreed, we will send you a Booking Confirmation with Personalised Itinerary and Information Pack via email.

Contact information

From the UK: +44(0)20 8669 3666

FREE from Canada or the USA: 1-888-472-1799

Email: [email protected]ationsuk.com

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