Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Colliers Wood 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: Haydons Road 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.7 miles (10.8 km). Located south of the River Thames close to Colliers Wood tube station. The train journey into central London takes around 30 minutes. Convenient for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships held at the all England Tennis club each June which is 2 miles north west of the hotel. Colliers Wood can lay claim to being home to one of the UK's ugliest buildings, known as the Colliers Wood Tower this large office block was named London's ugliest building in 2006. Its also home one of the largest supermarkets in Europe, the Sainsbury's Savacentre supermarket, located at 1 Merton high Street. Wimbledon is useful as a stop point between Gatwick Airport (about 40 minutes ) and central London and 2 motorways are within 10 miles, the M4 and the M25. The nearest airport is actually one of London's lesser known international airports, Biggin Hill, where aircraft are available for charter. Directly opposite the hotel is a retail park which includes a large supermarket, restaurants/coffee shop and large stores. Local places of interest include Merton Abbey Mills craft fair and market (0.1 miles), Wandle Heritage Centre Merton Heritage Centre telling the story of Merton (0.1 miles), Deen City Farm and Riding School (0.3 miles) and the London Sewing Machine Museum (1.8 miles). For local shopping take a trip to the Centre Court Shopping Mall on Queens Road 1 mile from the hotel where you will find 2 floors of shops and a 3rd floor for eating. Major attractions within reach include Kew Gardens (6.8 miles), Hampton Court (7.1 miles) and Chessington World of Adventures (7.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The hotel is next to the River Wandle and has several fast food restaurants in the immediate vicinity and a pub serving food within 5 minutes walk.
If you've ever stayed in a Premier Inn previously then you'll more or less know what to expect as the facilities are pretty much standard across all their hotels.
Within the Premier Inn Wimbledon South is a contemporary styled restaurant and licensed bar (Bar Est). The restaurant serves evening meals which consists of a selection of traditional English and Continental dishes. Breakfast has two options, either the full selection with as much as you can eat for a fixed price or for slightly less a continental breakfast.
Rooms are en-suite with supplied shower gel. Bedrooms have free WiFi, satellite flat screen TV, coffee/tea tray, heating/air conditioning and desk.
Beds have a duvet. Hairdryers available.
Accessible bedrooms available.
Receptions remains open 24/7.
Bedroom Numbers: 132
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges may apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Premier Inn chain your choices nearby include:
Premier Inn Putney Bridge: is 4.0 miles (6.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 84% and rates start from about £69.
Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court: is 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 84% and base rates begin at about £79.
Premier Inn Kensington Olympia: 5.6 miles (9.0 km), rated at 87% and with rates from around £79.
Premier Inn Victoria: 5.7 miles (9.1 km), rated at 87% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Premier Inn hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 183rd from 806 London hotels, 25th of 56 Premier Inn Hotels, and 39th of 314 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon-South, where rates start from £54 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Ibis Styles London Croydon Hotel. 3.3 miles away (5.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 69% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £32 (theres free WiFi too).
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (27 Chapter Way, SW19 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 5.4 miles (8.7 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 4 five star hotels (average rating 85%), 11 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 29 three star hotels (average rating 77%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Coming out as the top rated hotels is The Alma Hotel (3 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £81 per night. They range from a low of £29 at Euro Queens Hotel (2 Star, 55%) up to £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 83%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £222, Four Star average: £95, Three Star average: £59 and Two Star average: £51.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Premier Inn Wimbledon South 5th (joint) of 50 and 3rd for the 29 three star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 20th of 49 (14th of 28 three star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 3rd of 49 for sheer value for money (Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel was top).
Comment: Hotel was newly opened in 2005.