Distance From The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: 2.57 miles (4.1 km)
Hotel in Detail:No secret who this hotel is aimed at given its name, Ibis Budget Hotel Whitechapel, openly the cheap end of the accommodation sector. Note that Ibis Budget is actually a rebrand of the former Etap chain (still under the Accor portfolio). Modern build hotel having only opened in June 2012.
Bedrooms have what are called cocoon style. First launched in 2008 these are contemporary style and cosy with amenities such as a soft duvet, touch sensitive reading lights and a spacious shower stall (separate en-suite facilities including toilet). You will also find a de-compartmentalized living space with a flat screen TV which is equipped with a multimedia dock, a luggage storage are and a full-length mirror.
Complimentary wireless internet access can be picked up throughout the hotel.
Hotel is fully non-smoking.
Serves an all-you-can-eat Continental breakfast buffet. Snacks and drinks available 24/7. Reception is staffed round the clock 7 days a week.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Whitechapel 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: Bethnal Green 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Shadwell 0.6 miles (0.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7 miles (11.3 km). The Ibis Budget Whitechapel is located in east London some 3 miles from the main tourist areas around Piccadilly Circus. Whitechapel is close to popular areas such as the Tower of London, the Docklands/Canary Wharf district (2 miles) and of course the City of London. This for many will be the big plus, cheap accommodating close to the square mile which is the main financial area in London is hard to find and the hotel is less than 1 mile from Moorgate. The surrounding area offers lots of amenities but the immediate area along Whitechapel Road is quite commercial and is a busy main road. Major tourist spots close by would include Petticoat Lane Market (0.5 miles) and Tower of London (0.7 miles). Less than 1 mile away is St Katherine Docks which is a yacht harbour with several bars and restaurants dotted around it. Something of a must see while you are in the area. The Olympic Stadium is 2.6 miles to the north east.
Parking: Not onsite.
Bedroom Numbers: 169
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Ibis chain your nearest options are:
Ibis London City Shoreditch: is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £82.
Ibis Blackfriars: is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £82.
Ibis Docklands Hotel: 2.6 miles (4.2 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £67.
Ibis Euston St Pancras: 3.1 miles (5.0 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £85.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) . Ibis Hotels across the chain average 78% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Ibis hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 452nd from 866 London hotels, 7th of 17 Ibis Hotels, and 10th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.9 miles, 3.1 km) would be the 2 star Ibis Blackfriars, with base rates beginning from £82 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Ibis Blackfriars also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Central Bank. 1.1 miles away (1.8 km), has scored 80% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £49.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 3 Star Travelodge Liverpool Street may well be of interest to you. The Travelodge Liverpool Street is only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (100 Whitechapel Road, E1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 1.2 miles (1.9 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 17 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Top 2 star hotels are Ibis Budget London Whitechapel (this hotel) and the Travelodge Central Bank (both 80%). Top rated of the local hotels is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 98%.
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 hotels the average rate is £124 per night. Rates range from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) and the highest rates top out at £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £186, Four Star average: £114, Three Star average: £74 and Two Star average: £24.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Ibis Budget London Whitechapel 43rd (joint) of 50 and 1st (joint) for the 2 two star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 2nd of 50 (2nd of 2 two star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 4th of 44 for pure value for money (Batty Langley's was top).