Located in the Mayfair neighborhood, two steps from Oxford Street and the famous Hyde Park, Marriott London Grosvenor Square is 7.6 on booking.com. A night spent here in the coming weeks would cost you between 330-700 euros.Five years ago, Marriott Grosvenor Square was the epicenter of European football.In May 2013, for one week, the hotel was booked by UEFA for its guests at the Champions League final in London, Bayern Munich – Borussia Dormund 2-1.Rooms for officials and UEFA guests were paid by the European Force.
UEFA’s internal documents with prices and the distribution of guests to the hotel, obtained by the German magazine Spiegel.
The most expensive package was reserved for European President Michel Platini and his wife, Christelle. The couple stayed at Marriott Grosvenor Square for 6 nights in an apartment overlooking the park, and the bill of payment was 20,184 euros: 3364 euros per night.
A year later, at the finals of the Champions League in Lisbon, Platini stayed at Corinthia Hotel where he stayed for 4 nights. The price paid by UEFA was much lower than in London, 7,600 euros (or 1,900 euros per night) for the presidential apartment.
In 2013, at Marriott Grosvenor Square, members of the UEFA Executive Committee were also spoiled with rooms overlooking Hyde Park. For the accommodations of Marios Lefkaritis, Angel Maria Villar Llona, Grigori Surkis and Mircea Sandu, the European Forum paid 1592 euros per night.