Hotel in Detail:The Boundary Rooms & Suites is a quirky upmarket boutique hotel. Designed for the lovers of art, admirers of design and bon vivants is the hotels tagline. Do not let your first impression of the smallish lobby area fool you, the hotel is all about the areas beyond. Just 17 bedrooms (including 5 suites) guarantees a personal experience. The building encompasses three restaurants and bars for an excellent range of dining options including a cafe on the ground floor. The hotel offers an experience closer to a designer home than a traditional hotel. Very much an eclectic style and this one time Victorian warehouse has been totally renovated with a striking copper, steel and glass extension added to the building. The whole works were overseen by Sir Terence Conran, a famous English designer. All guest rooms have been given an individual style. Of course we all need our WiFi and there is no charge for WiFi at the Boundary Rooms Hotel.
The bedrooms each have a theme based on a famed designer or design movement such Le Corbusier, Charles and Ray Eames, Shaker and Bauhaus. The guest rooms comprise of 12 bedrooms and 5 suites of which 4 are loft duplexes with an outside terrace. The result is a striking appearance and a different experience no matter which room you stay in. Most of the bedrooms are on the larger size for London hotels.
In–room amenities include safety deposit box, air conditioning, desk, ironing facilities, heating, wardrobe/closet, telephone, flat–screen TV, free WiFi, iPod dock, tea/coffee maker, minibar, refrigerator, electric kettle and wake–up service.
Bathrooms come with a bath or shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, free Aesop toiletries, slippers, and towels.
Daily maid service.
Albion at Boundary: Ground floor cafe style restaurant. The cafe and shop are open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy complete meals, just a cup of coffee or tea or even a glass of wine. Informal sharing and party menus for large tables and groups. Takeaway is also an option.
There is a small food market that includes a bakery and pastry counter, plus a wine and craft beer shop. Specialises in modestly priced British food. The menu is seasonal produce and ingredients from all around the UK.
Boundarys Restaurant: The onsite restaurant is well known in Shoreditch and has a modern, sophisticated and elegant style setting. Serves French a la carte cuisine using classic and timeless French ingredients and recipes. The goal is to recreate authentic versions of the great dishes of French provincial cuisine. Also features an award winning French wine list.
The Cocktail Bar is open to guests and non–guests and serves pure versions of the classic British and American cocktails. A range of vintage Armagnacs and many different eaux de vie, and the very rare Louis XIII cognac, are also available.
The Boundary Rooms Hotel features a rooftop bar with a heated orangery and is open all year. Wool blankets are on hand to ensure nobody feels in the slightest bit cold. Great views of the local area.
The hotel boasts eco credentials and is environmentally friendly wherever possible including during construction.
The Boundary Rooms and Suites has a 24 hour front desk and a small lobby area.
Other services include concierge, luggage storage, shoe shine, laundry, fax and photocopies
Hotel has a lift. This is a non–smoking hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Shoreditch High Street 316 yards (288 metres), Tube Station: Old Street 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.1 miles (1.7 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6.9 miles (11.1 km). The Boundary Rooms & Suites sits on the border between Shoreditch, Bethnal Green and the City of London. In recent times this has become a thriving and popular area with a growing number of clubs, independent boutiques, quirky shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and a range of amenities. There are some great art deco antique shops too. It is a real alternative to the more traditional tourist type areas of central London and the West End. 0.4 miles (0.6 km) to the west is Silicon Roundabout where a large number of tech companies are based. Right next door to an Indian Restaurant. You have an oveground network rail station (Shoreditch High Street) only 316 yards (288 metres) away, Shoreditch tube station 0.36 miles (0.6 km) away and the major station of at Liverpool Street (Stansted Express) 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away or a 10 minute walk. Only 340 yards (310 metres) away to the east is the famous Brick Lane. Famed for its Asian fashion outlets and late night Bagel shops. 320 yards (292 metres) to the south is Boxpark Shoreditch, an innovative take on a mall come marker populated with popup fashion shops and restaurants. You are 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the City of London or as its also called, The square Mile, where a huge number of international companies are based. It is also a huge part of the UK financial sector.
Other local places of interest include The trolley Gallery 281 yards, (256 metres) Rich Mic Cinema 334 yards, (305 metres) Hoxton Square 387 yards, (353 metres) Dinerama 387 yards, (353 metres) Columbia Road Flower Market 528 yards, (482 metres) Old Spitalfields Market 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Finsbury Gardens and Bowling Green 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Finsbury Square Farmers Market 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Petticoat Lane 0.7 miles (1.1 km) and the Barbican Arts centre 0.8 miles (1.3 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 17
Check-in: noon (12.00 )
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Design Hotels across the chain average 91% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Design hotels.
Below average for a Design hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 5 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 305th from 866 London hotels, 8th of 10 Design Hotels, and 107th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Boundary Rooms and Suites and not too far away (0.7 miles, 1.1 km) would be the 5 star South Place Hotel, where prices begin from around £220 and which has a 97% guest satisfaction rating.
As the Boundary Rooms and Suites is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Batty Langley's. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) away. Rates start from around £157 and is rated by guests at 96%.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City. 0.6 miles from the Boundary Rooms and Suites (0.9 km), has been rated at 90% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £113.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star 41 Hotel seems like a possible option, and some 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from this hotel. The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (2-4 Boundary Street, E2 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 89%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Top rated of the local hotels is the South Place Hotel (5 star) at 97%.
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 £116 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: £159, Four Star average: £113, Three Star average: £75 and Two Star average: £49.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Boundary Rooms and Suites 19th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 10th (joint) for the 17 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 49th of 50 (16th of 17 five star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 30th of 45 for sheer bang for buck (Batty Langley's was top).
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Design chain your closest choices would be:
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £146.
Covent Garden Hotel: is 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 99% and base rates begin at about £312.
Charlotte Street Hotel: 2.6 miles (4.1 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £259.
Soho Hotel (The): 2.6 miles (4.2 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £294.