Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Railway Station: Denmark Hill 0.4 miles (0.7 km), Tube Station: Oval 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway Junction: M4 Junction 1: 8.2 miles (13.2 km). Occupying a location on the south side of the River Thames and close to busy high street shopping is the Church Street Hotel London. Well placed for the Kennington Oval (1.3 miles) where many big cricket games are played. This particular part of SE5 is known as Camberwell Green ( a small recreation green area with children's playground) and going north along Camberwell Road and Walworth Road from this point finds an endless number of shops, bars and restaurants. This area if very multicultural and this reflects in the type of shops and restaurants which cater to many different tastes and nationalities. Fair to say this part of London is somewhat downmarket compared to some of the glitzy central London locations but still has a lot to offer. 1.5 miles at the northern end of Walworth Road is an area known as Elephant and Castle, a very busy major road junction but also another shopping centre with entertainment facilities along with the shopping. Closer to the hotel at just over half a mile is Burgess Park, a large open area with some woodland and sports facilities for football and tennis. There are good local transport options with many bus routes running close to the hotel. Other local attractions include the South London Art Gallery (0.4 miles) and the Brixton Academy Music Venue (1.2 miles), Brockwell Park Lido (1.8 miles). Convenient for Kings College Hospital which is 1.1 miles . 20 minutes from Waterloo Station.
Hotel in Detail:The Church Street Hotel is a Spanish-Americana boutique hotel painted grey on its exterior. Inside the hotel makes good use of bold colours while the reception desk itself is styled from a religious altar. Madonna's and votive candles line the hallways. Other features include colonialist furniture and iconic art to go along with the idiosyncratic feel.
The majority of rooms are en-suite and where there are shared facilities this is stipulated when you check the rates above.
Bedrooms are decorated in yellows, greens and blues. Bathrooms have hand painted Mexicasa tile work. Beds are made from forged iron and have a snuggle duvet. In-room amenities include flat screen television (except bedrooms with shared facilities), DVD/CD player, Telephone, Iron, Shower, Heating, Toilet, Hairdryer.
Deluxe and superior rooms come with crystal chandeliers, aged family hot sauce, organic chocolate, mineral water and top brand organic bath products.
The higher end bedrooms also come with air-conditioning.
The Church Street hotel serves breakfast (freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee, croissants, cereals, milk, yoghurt).
There is also a lounge accessible 24/7 with an honesty bar which is where breakfast is served. Designed in the Havana style of old, the CHST lounge, with its high ceiling, colonial fans, oak blinds, American Walnut Panelling, natural stonewash colouration, exudes the warmth and welcoming spirit you will find in a traditional Latin environment. Guests can help themselves to complimentary gourmet teas and Monmouth coffee. An extensive and eclectic selection of DVd's are also available in the lounge to borrow at no extra charge.
This is an all no-smoking hotel. Free WiFi high speed internet access is accessible from all parts of the hotel.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 245th from 802 London hotels, and 104th of 302 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (1.7 miles, 2.7 km) would be the 4 star Bermondsey Square Hotel, with rates that start from about £89 and which has an 84% guest satisfaction rating. The Bermondsey Square Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star Plaza On The River Club And Residence may be one too look at being 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the Church Street Hotel . The Plaza On The River Club And Residence is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (29-33 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 2.5 miles (4.0 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 4 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 24 three star hotels (average rating 79%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 72%). The highest rating goes to the Tulse Hill Hotel (3 star) at 95%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £100 per night. The lowest rates are at £45 at Pasha Hotel (3 Star, 59%) and highest base rates of £350 at Shangri La Hotel London (5 Star, 88%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £216, Four Star average: £103, Three Star average: £81 and Two Star average: £78.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Church Street Hotel 21st (joint) of 50 and 9th (joint) for the 18 four star hotels in the area. 6th of 50 (1st of 18 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 3rd of 50 for sheer bang for buck (Plaza On The River Club And Residence was top).
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £5 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 31 / 18 suites / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am