Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Smitham 0.6 miles (1 km), Tube Station: Morden 6.6 miles (10.7 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 7/M23 Junction 8 3.7 miles (6 km). The Coulsdon manor Hotel is situated between the M25 motorway and Croydon. Only 3 and a half miles from the M25 motorway which encircles the whole of greater London. The M25 links nicely with the M23 and Gatwick airport which is just 11 miles from the hotel in a straight line (south). The main tourist areas of central London (west end) are a similar distance (13 miles) to the north. You are also just 4 miles from the busy town of Croydon with extensive amenities and shopping opportunities. Places of interest locally include Old Coulsdon Bowling Club (0.5 miles), East Surrey Museum (3 miles) and Croydon Shopping centre (4 miles). The major attraction of Chessington world of adventures is just 8.5 miles away. Epsom racecourse, home of the Derby, is just over 5 miles from here.
Hotel in Detail:There is no doubt the stand out features of the Coulsdon manor Hotel, its the 140 acres of surrounding landscaped grounds which houses an 18 hole golf course (belonging to the hotel) and no less than 5 tennis courts. So if outside pursuits are your thing then this hotel is right up your alley. Add in the hotels proximity to major hubs such as Gatwick and central London and you have a hotel that offers a lot of unique features. With all this space you would think the place is bustling with hotel guests but in fact there are just 35 bedrooms so you benefit from an intimate and relaxed feel.
Bedrooms all come with their own en-suite facilities and free toiltries. The amenities include a flat screen television, radio, direct dial telephone, hospitality tray, trouser press, iron, desk, seating area and hairdryer.
Room service is available.
Manor House Restaurant: Fresh seasonal menus are served along with a selection of fine wines.
Terrace bar: Features a patio area and serves light snacks. The bar opens out onto the garden area.
Orangery Restaurant: Light meals and afternoon tea served all day.
As you would expect the hotels reception remains staffed 24/7. The hotel provides the following services
Services: Laundry, Dry cleaning, Packed lunches, Fax/photocopying, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, facilities for disabled guests.
Safety deposit boxes are available and the hotel has a lift.
Bedroom Numbers: 35
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Free public parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 74% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 684th from 866 London hotels, and 294th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Coulsdon Manor Hotel and Golf Club and not too far away (2.8 miles, 4.5 km) would be the 3 star Hallmark Hotel Croydon, where prices begin from around £59 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating. The Hallmark Hotel Croydon also offers: free WiFi.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (Coulsdon Court Road, CR5 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 10.9 miles (17.6 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 2 five star hotels (average rating 80%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 28 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 78%). Top 4 star hotels are DoubleTree by Hilton Kingston Upon Thames and the Church Street Hotel (both 86%). Coming out as the top rated hotel are Tulse Hill Hotel (3 star) and also The Alma Hotel (3 star) (both joint top with 91%).
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. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £74 per night. They range from a low of £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 80%) up to £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £239, Four Star average: £78, Three Star average: £63 and Two Star average: £57.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Coulsdon Manor Hotel and Golf Club 35th (joint) of 50 and 11th (joint) for the 15 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 21st of 50 (4th (joint) of 15 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 39th of 47 for sheer value for money (Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel was top).
History: The hotels golf course was developed in 1937 and was designed by H S Colt whose course designs included Sunningdale and Wentworth West golf courses. The hotel dates back to the 1850's when it was built for the famous Byron family.