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4.8 out of 5

"Very charming old house converted to an inn. Good service and great restaurant! " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 05 Jan 2020

Hotel Description

3.5-star Victorian hotel near Budweiser Gardens

In historical district

Your stay at this South London hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Budweiser Gardens and Covent Garden Market. London Convention Center and Victoria Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Full-service spa, dining

This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry service. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, refrigerators

The 21 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as room service. Other amenities include refrigerators, premium bedding, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Estate Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$137* Per night/room Sep 1 - Sep 2

Estate King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Estate Two Queen Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Idlewyld Inn & Spa ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Idlewyld Inn & Spa

Everyone (5) Couples (1) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Very charming old house converted to an inn. Good service and great restaurant!

Posted by on Jan 5, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 5, 2020 by Alicia Hickmott, Front Office Manager

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us due to the good service and great restaurant! We certainly hope to welcome you back again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 23, 2019 by Alicia Hickmott,

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so pleased that you found your stay a perfect 5 out of 5! We hope to welcome you back again. Warm regards.

5 out of 5
It was stunningly beautiful and well maintained. The staff was top notch

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 1, 2019 by Michael, Front Office Manager

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the Inn due to the ambiance and overall staff service. We hope to see you again soon!

5 out of 5
Comfortable and affordable Excellent service given by the inn staff

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 22, 2019 by Michael

Thank you for your kinds words. We hope to see you again soon!

4 out of 5
The breakfast was the best part of my stay The room was adequate

Posted by on May 18, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 24, 2018 by Alicia Hickmott, Front Office Supervisor

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast. We hope to welcome you back again, perhaps in a more luxurious Suite if that is your preference. Warm Regards.

5 out of 5

Great location. Wonderful rooms! Great breakfast.

Pros: Everything.
Cons: Nothing.
Location: Didn't have a chance to explore.
We loved the charm and ambiance of the hotel. Next time through London, we will definitely stay there,

Posted by , from Michigan on Oct 17, 2015

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5 out of 5

Elegant and ubique

A rare find - lovely historic Inn with beautiful grounds, amazing restaurant and great atmosphere!

Posted by , from F on Sep 29, 2015

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 21, 2019 by Alicia Hickmott, Front Office Supervisor

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back again. Warm Regards

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

The following facilities are closed on Monday and Tuesday:

  • Full-service spa

The following facilities are closed on Monday:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Property Features

Idlewyld Inn & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 3 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Idlewyld Inn & Spa also features a terrace, a garden, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. This Victorian London hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 21 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1878
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: London, ON (YXU-London Intl.) (12.7 km / 7.9 mi)
  • Train station: London Station (1.7 km / 1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Idlewyld Inn & Spa offers 21 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. 27-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Idlewyld Dinning Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

The Spa at Idlewyld has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs.

The spa is open select days.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • Credit card pre-authorization
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 100 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Idlewyld
  • Idlewyld Inn
  • Idlewyld Inn London
  • Idlewyld London
  • Idlewyld Inn & Spa London, Ontario
  • Idlewyld Inn & Spa Hotel
  • Idlewyld Inn & Spa London
  • Idlewyld Inn & Spa Hotel London

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.