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)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 2146 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 1154 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 269 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 992 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Holiday Inn chain your next best options are:
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury: is 3.0 miles (4.8 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £102.
Holiday Inn Stratford City: is 3.0 miles (4.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £85.
Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel: 3.7 miles (6.0 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £102.
Holiday Inn Oxford Circus Hotel: 4.0 miles (6.4 km), rated at 71% and with rates from around £136.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. 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: 254th from 865 London hotels, 3rd of 24 Holiday Inn Hotels, and 95th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.9 miles, 1.4 km) would be the 4 star Leonardo Royal London City, where rates start from £93 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Mama Shelter London. 1.2 miles away (2.0 km), has scored 88% from former guests where rates start from approximately £61 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square may be one too look at, it's only 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from here. The Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square 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 15 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Top 4 star hotels are citizenM Tower of London and the Apex London Wall Hotel (both 91%). Top rated of the local hotels is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
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: £197, 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 of 50 area hotels and 12th for the 20 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 13th of 50 (2nd of 20 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 9th of 36 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Qbic Hotel London City was top).
Background:Named changed from Holiday Inn Commercial Road in March 2017.
Opened September 2012.