Hotel in Detail:When you stay at the Holiday Inn London Whitechapel your staying in a modern purpose built hotel in an east London setting.
Bedrooms all have a contemporary style and are fully air conditioned and are double glazed. In-room guests are supplied with amenities such as tea and coffee facilities, ironing facilities, direct dial phone with voicemail, free high speed internet access, work desk, flat screen television with PPV. There is even a pillow menu and together with blackout curtains helps to ensure a good nights sleep.
Executives rooms benefit from their own dedicated level. They come with free water and chocolate, minibar, towels and bath robes.
24 hour room service. Daily housekeeping. Six rooms are adapted for improved accessibility.
The onsite restaurant at the Holiday Inn Whitechapel sources the best sustainable British ingredients and the menu consists of freshly prepared dishes. Breakfast is a buffet affair with an extensive selection of hot and cold options along with fresh fruits and juices. Lunch and dinner menus are Al a carte with international dishes using fresh ingredients.
Open for breakfast. lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
The Lounge bar is a relaxing environment where along with the alcoholic drinks there are a large selection of coffees, snacks and meals. WiFi can be picked up here. meals are also served in the evening. A large screen television shows major sports events.
Business services are provided such as internet, PC hire, fax, copy and printing services. Guests can make use of the hotels mini gymnasium which is complimentary for residents.
All areas of the Holiday Inn Whitechapel are air-conditioned and the hotel has full concierge services.
Other services include same day laundry and dry cleaning.
There are 4 meeting rooms suitable for conferences.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Shadwell 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: Shadwell 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Bethnal Green 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6.9 miles (11.1 km). Sitting within a mile of the City of London (the financial heartland and known as the square mile) and within just over a mile and half of the Docklands/Canary Wharf district places the Holiday Inn Whitechapel London as an excellent business hotel. The Docklands being the recent pretender to the City of London's title as London's main business sector. That is not to overlook the Holiday Inn's location as having much to offer in its own right. This is the Whitechapel and Aldgate area and while not a main tourist area it is well known for its large number of wholesale fashion outlets and its Asian centred shops around the Brick Lane section. Your pretty close to some tourist attractions notably the Tower of London just 0.8 miles to the west by Tower Bridge itself and of course the River Thames, London's working River. Just by the Tower of London is St Katherine Docks which is one of the most scenic areas of east London, it's yacht harbour with many restaurants and pubs dotted around.
For trips into the heart of central London and the main tourist areas the nearby Shadwell Station will get you to Piccadilly Circus within around 20 minutes (via Bank tube station) or Oxford Circus within 15 minutes. You can also do this via Whitechapel Tube which is only slightly further that Shadwell DLR station. Only 4.7 miles from London City Airport.
Nearest places of interest to the Holiday inn London Whitechapel include Whitechapel Art Gallery 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Tower of London 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Petticoat Lane 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Old Spitalfields Market 0.8 miles (1.3 km), St Katherine Docks 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Royal Armouries and Fusiliers Museum 1 mile (1.6 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 133 / 7 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (late check-out option)
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 chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Holiday Inn chain your next best options are:
Holiday Inn West India Dock Road Docklands: is 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of %.
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury: is 3.0 miles (4.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £114.
Holiday Inn Stratford City: 3.0 miles (4.8 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £85.
Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel: 3.7 miles (6.0 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £105.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% 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. Holiday Inn Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 289th from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 26 Holiday Inn Hotels, and 114th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, where rates start from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel is potentially a good choice for you, 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 fifty hotels that are closest to this location (261-267 Commercial Road, E1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.4 miles (2.3 km) radius. They are made up of 16 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Top rated of the local hotels is Re Shoreditch Hotel (4 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £127 per night. From a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) and the highest rates top out at £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £192, Four Star average: £111, Three Star average: £82 and Two Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Holiday Inn Whitechapel 31st (joint) of 50 area hotels and 12th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 13th of 50 (2nd of 19 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 17th of 44 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Re Shoreditch Hotel was top).
Background:Named changed from Holiday Inn Commercial Road in March 2017.
Opened September 2012.