Hotel Vicinity: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 away) 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 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.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 84% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 3 star hotels is 75%. 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 slightly below the guest rating for most Premier Inn hotels.
Below average for a Premier Inn hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 3 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 237th from 795 London hotels, 35th of 54 Premier Inn Hotels, and 57th of 313 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 £63 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. 3.4 miles away (5.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 59% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £36 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 3 Star The Alma Hotel seems like a possible option, and some 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from this hotel. The Alma Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.
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 85% and rates start from about £90.
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 £100.
Premier Inn Kensington Olympia: 5.6 miles (9.0 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £105.
Premier Inn Victoria: 5.7 miles (9.1 km), rated at 87% and with rates from around £113.
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges may apply.
Internet:WiFi can be picked up throughout. Fee is £3 per 24 hours.
Bedroom Numbers: 132
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Comment: Hotel was newly opened in 2005.