Hotel Vicinity:Nearest DLR Station: Blackwall 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Tube Station: Canary Wharf 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Train Station: Canning Town 0.9 miles (1.5 km), Motorway Junction: M11 Jnct 4 6.3 miles (10.2 km). The Radisson New Providence Wharf is situated in the North East corner of the London Docklands (Isle of Dogs) close to the Northern entrance to the Blackwall Tunnel. The Docklands has grown from a project to convert warehouses into homes to one of the most desirable areas to live in London and a base for many of the worlds leading companies. The hotel is part of the Ontario Tower construction, a 104 meter high 31 floor tower block of luxury top of the range apartments and connects to the tower via a glass atrium. This in turn is part of the New Providence Wharf project which is a large area of over 1000 modern apartments and residences alongside the River Thames and with a landscaped gardens. Just across the other side of the River is the O2 Millennium Dome. The Canary Wharf Tower and Canada Square where many large international companies have offices is just half a mile to the West.
This location is also very convenient for London City Airport which is an easy journey by road along Aspen Way and the A1020 at 2.4 miles . This location is in East London which is also the venue for the 2012 Olympics. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium is 2.3 miles to the North. The major exhibition centre of Excel is 1.6 miles from here. Within 300 yards walk is a McDonalds Restaurant and Billingsgate Market (the UK's largest fish market from the coast) is just 500 yards from the hotel. Other local places of interest include the Museum of the Docklands (0.7 miles), Cutty Sark (1.6 miles), National Maritime Museum (1.6 miles) and the Greenwich Royal Observatory (1.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Radisson New Providence Wharf is a modern purpose built hotel that features the use of curved glass and stainless steel and is themed to reflect its Riverside location. Its located by a tranquil bend in the River Thames, the river that runs through the middle of London and provides bur services and leisure trips.
Bedrooms are contemporary in style with high tech amenities, air-conditioning and all are decorated slightly differently in their use of colour and furnishings. In your room you'll find a high quality entertainment system, minibar, iron, trouser press, laptop size safe, free high speed WiFi internet access, tea/coffee maker, desk, iPod dock/mp3 connection, cable TV (wall mounted B&O) with pay movies. Rooms are en-suite with marble bathrooms (wet rooms) that includes a hairdryer, bath and walk-in shower.
All rooms are at least twenty five square meters or more and are triple glazed with windows that can be opened by the guest.
Room service is 24 hours.
Superior Double Bedroom are disabled accessible, and average size 27 m2.
Deluxe Double Bedrooms have king sized beds and measure 35 m2 to 50 m2. Some bedrooms offer river or city views.
One Bedroom Suites (there are 16 suites) average 57 m2.
Penthouse Suite on the 7th floor has its own sitting room with views of the river and city. With bespoke furniture, two Bang & Olufsen televisions with DVD players, one in the bathroom. 90 m2.
8 bedrooms have disabled facilities suitable for wheelchair users, hearing impaired and visually impaired guests. The larger bathrooms have showers only, for improved mobility.
Dining Options:Onsite is the hotels own 100 seat Azura brasserie restaurant and bar which is adjacent to the lobby and has views over the River Thames. Serves a modern seasonally changing menu using British ingredients. The setting includes floor to ceiling windows and an alfresco terrace with seating for 45 and a nice touch are the sofas for relaxing.
On the first floor is the Canary Wharf Cocktail bar a terrace with views of the River Thames and the lobby below.
Business travellers will be pleased to know that there is a dedicated business centre that remains open 24 hours. The hotel meeting rooms can cater for up to 200 delegates at a time.
The Radisson new Providence Wharf hotel features the 4,000 sq ft East River Spa health Club where you will find a well equipped gymnasium, stone oven sauna, steam room, 6 sensation shower rooms, a relaxation room and seven rooms for beauty treatments (massages, facials and body therapies). The spa occupies all of the first floor of the Ontario Tower.
Complimentary web printing service available throughout the hotel as is wireless internet access. 'In hotel' mobile phones are available on request. Luggage may be left with concierge. Currency exchange and valet laundry services available.
Many guests will be wanting to travel between the hotel and Canary Wharf. To this end there is a shuttle serve that operates from the New Providence Wharf Hotel to Canary Wharf every 20 minutes from 6.40am until 9.20am and drop off at Canada Square and Bank Street.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% 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.
Radisson Blu Hotels have an average guest rating of 81%. The Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf with its rating of 89% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Radisson Blu hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 82nd from 802 London hotels, 1st of 14 Radisson Blu Hotels, and 32nd of 302 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.6 miles, 0.9 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Canary Wharf, whose lowest rates start at about £103 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Britannia International Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.2 km), has scored 68% from former guests where rates start from approximately £39 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star South Place Hotel ticks many of the right boxes, and some 3.6 miles (5.8 km) from this hotel. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotel around this area (5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 2.8 miles (4.6 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 6 two star hotels (average rating 75%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 57%). Top rated of the local hotel is the Staybridge Suites London Stratford City (4 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotel the average rate is £74 per night. Rates range from £33 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 50%) and the highest rates top out at £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 80%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £114, Four Star average: £88, Three Star average: £68, Two Star average: £49 and One Star average: £39.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotel based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf 5th of 50 nearby hotels and 4th for the 21 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 33rd of 50 (10th of 21 four star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotel nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 8th of 50 for sheer bang for buck (Town Hall Hotel & Apartments was top).
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Radisson Blu chain your closest choices would be:
Radisson Blu Mercer Street Hotel: is 5.2 miles (8.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 86% and rates start from about £137.
Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel: is 5.3 miles (8.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 85% and base rates begin at about £132.
Radisson Blu Kenilworth Hotel: 5.3 miles (8.5 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £75.
Radisson Blu Hampshire Hotel: 5.3 miles (8.5 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £152.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £14 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 169 / 8 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Sold by Ballymore Properties to Radisson Edwardian Hotels for £37.5 million pounds in November 2011.
First opened in 2007. The building was designed by architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill and was originally owned by 'Ballymore Properties' who contracted Radisson to manage the hotel.