Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Prince Regent 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: Woolwich Dockyard 1.4 miles (2.3 km), Tube Station: North Greenwich 1.6 miles (2.6 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6 miles (9.7 km). The biggest plus for the Connaught House Hotel is its close proximity to the Excel Exhibition centre which is just a third of a mile away and which equates to a 5 minute walk. Being a 3 star hotel the Connaught House is geared slap bang at the budget end of the hotel sector. Indeed you can clearly see ExCel from the hotel. Other places of interest nearby include the Thames barrier (1 mile) which has its own visitors centre and the East Ham Nature Reserve (1.3 miles). One of this areas other major attractions is the 60 acres Galleons Reach Shopping mall which is within 1.5 miles. Being to the eat of London makes the hotel convenient for London City Airport which is just 1 mile to the east and 10 minutes away using the Docklands Light Railway. The City of London is within 20 minutes also using the DLR. The nearest station is Prince Regent on the DLR and is an 8 minute walk away.
Hotel in Detail:The Connaught House Hotel is a Grade 2 listed Victorian building.
Bedrooms some with free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV and an en suite bathroom with a selection of toiletries. Amenities include Safety Deposit Box, Desk, Fan, Heating, Carpeted Floor, Wardrobe/Closet, Hairdryer, Radio and Electric Kettle. There is a room service.
The hotel incorporates an A La Carte Menu restaurant dedicated bar area. The restaurant is called The Fox@Connaught. Full English breakfast is cooked to order from fresh ingredients. You can also choose form other options such as berries and porridge. The restaurant also serves evening dinner.
The bar serves a bar menu of traditional dishes. There is also free wireless internet access in the bar area and a large screen TV showing Sky sports channels.
Outside is a garden and patio area and a children's play area.
Bedroom Numbers: 17
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 318th from 866 London hotels, and 77th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (2.7 miles, 4.3 km) would be the 3 star Forest View Hotel, with rates that start from about £60 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Walthamstow. 5.7 miles away (9.2 km), achieving a rating of 80% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £38.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (Lynx Way, E16 postcode) that we list cover a 3.2 miles (5.1 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 3 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 73%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Docklands Excel and the Premier Inn Stratford (both 90%). Overall the best rated hotel are Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star), the Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf (4 star) and also the Marriott West India Quay Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £81 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £34 at Ibis Hotel Barking (2 Star, 77%) while the highest base rates are £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £151, Four Star average: £101, Three Star average: £69, Two Star average: £51 and One Star average: £45.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Connaught House Hotel ExCel 15th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 18 three star hotels in the area. 19th of 50 (8th (joint) of 18 three star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 24th of 46 when judging value for money (Ibis Hotel Barking was top).
History: Refurbished 2012.