Guests of the hotel can gain access to central London's largest health and fitness facility (the independently managed Central YMCA Club) located beneath the hotel.

This makes the St Giles one of the few city hotels in central London with swimming pool and extensive fitness facilities.

For a nominal fee (guests are required to obtain a token per visit from the coin-operated token vending machine, located at the Club Entrance from the hotel lobby), enjoy this spacious and extensive health and fitness centre to work out or simply to de-stress.

Facilities open to guests include:-

  • 25m heated indoor swimming pool
  • Cardio Zone with an extensive range of state-of-the-art equipment
  • Free weights room
  • Over 100 classes per week
  • Keiser Cycle Studio
  • Free Weights Room
  • Badminton courts (advance booking required)
  • Sauna & Steam Room

Guests can also use the Pilates Studio and Massage & Beauty Therapy for an additional fee. All classes are subject to availability.

Use of these facilities is subject to satisfactory completion of a health questionnaire at the discretion of the YMCA Club Management.

Club Opening Times*

Weekdays: 6.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday: 10.00am - 6.30pm

Swimming Pool Times*

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday: 6.30am – 8.30pm
Wednesday/Friday: 6.30am – 10.00pm
Saturday/Sunday: 10.00am – 6.30pm


*General Information and terms:-

Specific times for family swimming and for children under 16 apply. All children under the age of 16 are not permitted to use gym equipment or take part in fitness classes. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

Leisure facilities operate restricted hours on Public Holidays, Christmas and Easter period. The facility is fully closed on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day.

Swimming Pool opening times may vary. Please refer to the in-room guest directory for more details. The swimming pool is also closed each year during Easter for approximately two weeks to carry out yearly maintenance.

Club opening/closing times are subject to change without prior notice, at the discretion of the Central YMCA.

For further details, terms and specific opening/closing times, please contact the Central YMCA direct on Tel: +44 (0) 20 7343 1700