FAQ

Here is a selection of some frequently asked questions about 41 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 can I exchange my currency?

Here at 41 we are able to exchange your currency for you. Please do let us know in advance if you would like to exchange large sums of money.

What do I do if I would like a car and chauffer during my stay?

We have an agreement with a car company and can make all the necessary arrangements please give us as much notice as possible to provide this service for you.

What major Credit Cards are accepted?

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

Where can I buy quality souvenirs and keepsakes to remember my stay?

The Red Carnation Boutique is situated next to The Rubens at The Palace on Buckingham Palace Road. Offering a wide selection of quality souvenirs and gifts such as Jewellery, Timothy Richards Landmarks of London Bookends, fine leather goods, a selection of magazines and postcards as well as a wider range of gifts.

Where can I buy theatre tickets?

We are able to acquire some of the best seats in the house for most theatres, please let us know your choice of show and we will do all we can to ensure that with our help you get the best views and enjoy your show.

What if I am hungry at midnight?

Plunder the Pantry is there for you. Every evening, from 8.30 onwards, you have at your disposal a selection of cheeses, cold meat, ham, chicken, sauces, crisps, chocolates, fruits and breads you can help yourself to and which are complimentary. Of course, we have a 24-hour light menu that our night staff will be delighted to prepare for you.

Where is the nearest bar?

Providing a delightful atmosphere with a select menu and superior service 'bbar' is adjacent to the hotel and offers all customers a relaxing and comfortable venue for drinks, light snacks and full meals as well as an ideal place to meet friends and colleagues.

Can I buy one of those Vanity Fair pictures in my room?

Yes you can purchase one of these original SEM prints. Tell us which one you prefer and if it cannot be here by the end of your stay, we can mail it to wherever you need.

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 favorite painting. Nearby, the National Portrait Gallery has candy lollipops adorned with Marilyn Monroe's face. The Victoria and Albert Museum sells artsy knick-knacks from leading contemporary designers and the Design Museum has Mondaine watches and designer coffee pots by the noted Aldo Rossi. If you are searching for kid-friendly gifts, the Science Museum is a worthy stop 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 favorite: the Freud Museum for their fluffy slippers emblazoned with the face of the father of psychoanalysis. Our wonderful conceirges will happily direct you to each of these museums.

Can I bring my pet with me?

Pets are welcome in our guest bedrooms and a range of pet beds and menus are available. This can be arranged when making your reservation. Please ensure to give prior notification. Though a deposit is requested upon arrival in case of any damage caused, this will be returned to you at the end of your stay. Find out more about our facilities for pets here.