Home House London - Private Member’s Club

20 Portman Square, London, UK
23 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
Starting at:
taxes included per/nt
19.2 /20
Public Spaces
Overall Experience

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London was among the birthplaces of the luxury hotel, and it was an early adopter of the boutique-hotel trend as well. But the most uniquely London form of hospitality just might be the member’s club. These meeting places have historically been approximately one part shared workspace to two parts secret society, and they’re exclusive by nature — not simply exclusive in the modern sense, meaning “expensive,” but truly selective about its clientele. Lately, though, a few of them, like Marylebone’s venerable Home House, have offered another path to (temporary) membership: if you can demonstrate that you’ve got the good taste to book a room for the night, then you’re a member for the duration of your stay.

Home House lies on Portman Square, just off of Oxford Street, around the corner from Selfridge’s and mere streets from Hyde Park. It’s essentially hiding in plain sight, a discreet trio of Georgian townhouses, and you’ll immediately notice the old-world approach to service — private club staff are exceedingly capable and accommodating without being chirpy or solicitous.

The style remains true, for the most part, to the club’s Georgian-era roots, with some dramatically contemporary exceptions: the reception and bar feature furnishings by Zaha Hadid which look like something beamed in from some advanced interstellar civilization. The rooms, meanwhile, are as classic as they come, every one different in layout and décor, with modern comforts to complement their 18th-century style.

Perhaps more important than the accommodations are the club’s (semi-)public spaces, which include a pair of restaurants as well as no fewer than three bars and a handful of lounges and drawing rooms as well. It’s here that you’ll mingle — discreetly, of course — with not only hotel guests but club members as well. That, more than the location, the amenities, or the style of the rooms, is the key to the appeal of a place like Home House.
Check in: 3 pm
Check out: 12 pm

Credit cards accepted

  • Home House London is dog friendly and welcomes well-behaved dogs free of charge. Guests must ensure no disturbance to neighbours. Portman Square Garden is not to be used for dog needs.
  • Please note all rates are based on double occupancy. For rooms that can accommodate more than 2 guests, an additional supplement of £60 per guest, per night for guests ages 3 and up will be applied to your final room bill. Extra bed must be requested prior to arrival. All our rooms have a King or Queen size bed.
  • Club policy is to be over the age of 18. However, in-house guests are more than welcome to bring children whilst they are staying in the Hotel;
  • Children under 18 are not permitted in the bars during their stay, however they are welcome in the Restaurant and Drawing Rooms until 6pm every day.
  • Lost keys or keys not returned at check-out will be charged £60.
  • Eligible Plus reservations: Welcome amenities may be delivered to your room after you check in. A “Do Not Disturb” status may impact the delivery of these amenities.
  • Eligible Plus reservations: Credits and discounts will be applied at check-out in local currency unless otherwise noted.

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Home House London - Private Member’s Club
20 Portman Square, London, UK

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Sauna
  • Yoga
  • Steam rooms
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Boardroom
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Tennis court
  • Designated smoking area
  • Restaurants near the hotel