The Venue

INANE 2016 will be held at the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square in London. A block of rooms has been reserved for INANE attendees at the Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, London, at the intersection of Oxford Street and Park Lane. It is a 5 minute drive or 14 minute walk from the hotel to the Royal College of Nursing. You can also take the Tube from Marble Arch (1 minute from the Hotel) to Oxford Circus (5 minutes to the RCN). Walking directions are shown on the map below.

Cavendish Square Google MapsAbout the RCN: 20 Cavendish Square is a unique Georgian mansion house, which has recently been completely renovated with a unique blend of historic and contemporary architecture. The 14 meeting rooms can accommodate up to 200 conference participants. All rooms have teleconferencing, smartboards, and Wifi. Meals will be provided by their on-site, award-winning caterers, Wilson Vale, who offer a varied menu ranging from lunches, afternoon tea, canapés or bespoke menus on request. They are passionate and use locally sourced, seasonal, organic produce whenever possible. In 2016, the Royal College of Nursing will be celebrating its Centennial Anniversary. They are delighted to welcome the delegates of INANE 2016 to London!

About the Cumberland HotelThe Cumberland is London’s newest world-class hotel. A place where breathtaking style and design, exceptional comfort and personal service combine to form a truly unique and intimate experience. The Cumberland is situated at the top of Park Lane, one of London’s most upmarket districts. This unique hotel has over 1,000 contemporary designer bedrooms. The Cumberland, like every Guoman Hotel, sets out to be different.

full_standard_double_room1Each bedroom is individually styled and contains personalized works of art. Technology is also a prominent feature, from the plasma screens or LCD television entertainment centres, to the Internet connection points in every room. There are all the comforts you would expect from a world-class hotel, such as Egyptian cotton sheets atop luxurious mattresses and stylish yet functional bathrooms with some of the best showers around.

The Cumberland has two bars and a brasserie restaurant providing modern European food with a distinctly British accent, as well as the ‘Market’, offering a choice of 11 food styles prepared from five separate open kitchens.

The Planning Committee is pleased that we have been able to negotiate an excellent rate of £189/night (single or double occupancy) which includes VAT and breakfast. Click here to book your room online. Click here to see more pictures, details, and watch a video that welcomes you to this luxurious hotel!

Walking route from the Cumberland to the Royal College of Nursing:

The Cumberland Hotel to Royal College of Nursing Google Maps

To get to the Cumberland Hotel:

By car: programme your sat-nav, using the postcode W1H 7DL

By rail: London Paddington station is 1.0 mile away. A taxi to the hotel from Paddington Station will cost about £10, depending on traffic (August 2015 prices).

London Underground: Take the Central line to Marble Arch Station. Turn right out of the station, then almost immediately right again into Great Cumberland Place; The Cumberland Hotel will be on your right.

From the airport:

  • If you’re flying into London City Airport, The Cumberland Hotel is 11 miles away: take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Bank Station, then the Central line to Marble Arch.
  • From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct from the airport to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5) and there’s a train every quarter of an hour.
  • The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into London Victoria.
  • From either terminus, you can take the Underground to Marble Arch: The Cumberland Hotel is then about a minute’s walk away.