Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bond Street 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.5 miles (5.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5 miles (8 km). An amazing 5 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. The Durrants Hotel, a Georgian Townhouse hotel,is located in central London and in the heart of Marylebone and close to Oxford Street, one of the countries busiest and best shopping areas in terms of variety and sheer numbers of shops per square foot of space. Oxford Street marks a boundary of the quieter Marylebone area to the North and the lively West End area to the South. Also a very short walk away is Marylebone High Street, with a good range of shops and bars. This end George is relatively quiet without although is a semi-busy cut through route for traffic around the area. Regents Park is just 1/3 of a mile to the North while Hyde Park is just under half a mile to the west. Bond Street with its quality jewellery and designer fashion shops is 0.35 miles to the south. The hotel is actually adjacent to the Wallace Collection which is a very popular art attraction in London. Other local places of interest include Wigmore Hall Classical music Venue (0.2 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.3 miles), Michael Faraday Museum (0.7 miles), Pollocks Toy Museum (0.8 miles), Trocadero centre (0.9 miles), London Zoo (1.2 miles), British Museum (1.2 miles), Buckingham Palace (1.3 miles) and Covent Garden (1.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Furnished throughout by 18th century antiques, lots of dark wood panelling and Victorian military prints, paying homage to the Durrants Hotel Georgian and Victorian past. The hotel has its own individual character and charm offering a traditional English style. The entrance hall features an Edwardian post box. Privately owned hotel.
All bedrooms are decorated pleasant prints and classic English fabrics with handmade Savoir hand made beds. Some rooms also have antique furniture and air-conditioning. Other amenities include Wake Up Calls, high speed internet access, Trouser Press, Direct Dial Phone, bottled water, In-room Safe and satellite television. Each bedroom has a marble bathroom with bath/shower, top brand toiletries supplied and a hairdryer.
Economy single rooms have a shower only. Hotel has junior suites and full suites.
Hotel has a room service. Smoking is not permitted in any of the bedrooms.
Dining Options:Durrants Grill Room: In keeping with the hotels style the restaurant has a traditional charm with a decor of polished wood panelling, crystal chandelier wall lights, leather banquettes and gilt framed paintings. The restaurant is very much at the heart of the hotel. Cuisine is British Classic with a contemporary twist. a La Carte an daily menus (menu changes on a regular basis). Extensive wine list on offer.
Serves lunch and diner 7 days a week.
George Bar: Intimate and cosy. Wood panelled with leather chairs with a real coal fireplace complete with period black iron gate. Sophisticated feel and serves cocktails and a full range of drinks.
Breakfast is served as a room service, Full English of Continental. Tea can be enjoyed in the hotels lounge.
Onsite the Durrants hotel features include business facilities (including meeting facilities) and full concierge services (including theatre bookings). Reception is manned 24/7. Luggage storage is available. Guests can use the dedicated ironing room.
No smoking in any part of the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 92
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £36 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 404th from 866 London hotels, and 176th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Durrants Hotel and not too far away (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Hyde Park, where prices begin from around £134 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.
As the Durrants Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Royal Park Hotel. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) away. Rates start from around £152 and is rated by guests at 90%. The Royal Park Hotel has: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles from the Durrants Hotel (0.4 km), achieving a rating of 82% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £96 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star The Arch Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (26-32 George Street, W1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 18 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 6 three star hotels (average rating 72%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 61%). Top 4 star hotels are Montagu Place Hotel and the Dorset Square Hotel (both 90%). The highest rating goes to Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) at 100%.
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.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £204 per night. The lowest rates are at £49 at St George Hotel (3 Star, 61%) and highest base rates of £739 at Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 Star, 100%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £339, Four Star average: £141, Three Star average: £63 and Two Star average: £67.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Durrants Hotel 20th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 7th (joint) for the 24 four star hotels in the area. The hotel is 22nd of 49 (14th of 24 four star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 19th of 48 for sheer bang for buck (The Arch Hotel was top).