Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Station: Waterloo 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway Junction: M1 junction 1: 6.9 miles (11.1 km). The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is located by the foot of Westminster Bridge, just on its south side. The bridge gives quick access to the north side of the river, Westminster and Parliament Square which is home to the Houses of Parliament. Opposite the hotel sits one of the UK's most popular attractions, The London Eye, which is at the east end of the South Bank. Next to the London Eye is the Old County Hall which was once the seat of government for London when it was home to the GLC (Greater London Council). Today its home to 2 hotels and the attraction of the London Aquarium. All along the South Bank are many places of interest such as the Museum of Moving Image, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall and the National Theatre. This location is convenient for the City of London, the financial area of the capital, which is access by either Blackfriars, Southwark or London Bridges. The hotel makes an ideal base for exploring central London with excellent local transport links. Westminster Bridge Road is a busy through road connecting the major mainline station of Waterloo with north London.
Hotel in Detail:The largest hotel within London the modern Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel was newly opened on 4th February 2010. The interiors feature three 14 storey atrium voids.
Bedrooms are all contemporary in style. They come with 37" flat screen cable television, bedside lighting, work desk, hairdryer, ironing facilities, free wireless internet access, minibar and dual fridge, coffee/tea facilities and in-room laptop size safe. Bathrooms have a separate shower and bath. Accessible rooms have a shower only.
Superior Rooms: approx 27sq m. Face the internal atrium with some natural daylight from the main atrium but no direct external views.
Studio Rooms: approx 36 sq m. External facing overlooking Addington Street and Westminster Bridge Road. Upgrades to Floors 8-12 are available (views of South London) and upgrades to Iconic views of Big Ben or London Eye available are also available. These rooms come with the standard amenities plus Floor-to-ceiling windows and Bathrobes and slippers.
Studios and Penthouses come with a kitchenette along with extras such as luxury bathrobes and slippers, upgraded bathroom amenities and complimentary morning newspapers. They are all external facing.
Suites come with Dining table, Elemis bathroom amenities, Kitchenette facilities including microwave and cutlery, Living area, Pull-out sofa bed and Nespresso machine.
Suites and Penthouses with terraces on Floors 13 and 15.
All rooms at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge are non-smoking. 24 hour room service.
Upgrade your stay to gain access to the Atrium Executive Lounge. Fee payable at hotel for upgrade. The lounge serves Hot and Cold Buffet Breakfast 6:30 till 10:30, Pastries noon till 15.00, afternoon tea 15.00 till `7.00, Alcoholic drinks and canapés 180.00 till 20.00. Other benefits include complimentary wireless internet access, views of Big Ben and houses of Parliament and a small meeting room.
Dining Options:Fine dining restaurant overlooking the River Thames and the Houses of parliament
Brasserie Joel: Signature Brasserie restaurant and Sushi bar with a relaxed atmosphere in modern surroundings. Uses the highest quality, freshest ingredients, to create classic brasserie dishes.
Serves breakfast, Lunch (not weekends) and dinner.
Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar: Intimate Japanese sushi restaurant with a cool and contemporary style and a choice of seating at the sushi bar, watching the skilled sushi chefs or at tables throughout the restaurant. Awarded 5 stars by View London 2010.
Open for lunch and dinner.
1WB Lounge & Patisserie: Lounge bar serving all day snacks along with a full range of drinks, beers and cocktails. The lounge has an all-day tapas menu and serves contemporary afternoon teas from 15.00 till 18.00 every day. Pastries and chocolates are available at the pastry counter.
Espressamente illy coffee shop: Found on the ground floor is this authentic Italian Cafe. Fine coffees and teas are served. Guests can choose to sit inside or outside.
Open: 18.30 till 20.00.
Primo Bar: Serves a range of cocktails cerated by the inhouse team of mixologists using the freshest ingredients. Live music every night .
Open 18.00 till late.
Extensive conference/meeting facilities with 35 high tech equipped rooms covering 2,700sqm floor space and of which 11 are boardrooms. The column-free Westminster Ballroom can handle 1,400 guests Theatre Style or 1,000 for Dinner.
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge has a dedicated business centre. 24 hour reception and concierge services.
Onsite is Mandara Spa and Fitness Centre with a 15 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, beauty treatment rooms, gym and a spa. The spa offers Elemis treatments including Stone Therapy, Facials, Pro-Collagen Hand and Nail Treatment, Replenishing Manicure, Spa Pedicure, Waxing, eyebrow shaping and tinting and Tanning. The gymnasium has a selection of cardio machines, resistance machines, stretching area and Power PlateTM machine.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 4 star hotels is 81%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Park Plaza Hotels have an average guest rating of 83%. The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge with its rating of 88% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Park Plaza hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 56th from 801 London hotels, 1st of 5 Park Plaza Hotels, and 23rd of 302 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 4 star Novotel Waterloo, with base rates beginning from £99 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Grange Rochester Hotel. 0.9 miles from here (1.5 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £71.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Corinthia Hotel London seems like a possible option. The Corinthia Hotel London is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. The Corinthia Hotel London has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. Consisting of 17 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated are the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star), the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) and also the 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 star) (all joint top with 96%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £148 per night. Starting from £63 at Travelodge Waterloo (3 Star, 76%) with top rates of £350 at Savoy Hotel London (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £226, Four Star average: £122, Three Star average: £96 and Two Star average: £86.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 15th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 4th for the 16 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotels is 28th of 50 (12th of 16 four star hotels.) for base rates. We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotels ranks 34th of 49 for pure value for money (Plaza On The River Club And Residence was top).
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Park Plaza chain your next best options are:
Park Plaza County Hall: is 44 yards (40 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 87% and rates start from about £143.
Riverbank Park Plaza: is 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £98.
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £125.
Sherlock Holmes Park Plaza Hotel: 2.2 miles (3.5 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £119.
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £25 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout. Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and costs £5 per 24 hours.
Bedroom Numbers: 1021 / 15 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)