Distance From The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: 1.77 miles (2.85 km)
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Cambridge Heath 228 yards (208 metres), Tube Station: Bethnal Green 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: Shadwell 1.3 miles (2.1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6 miles (9.7 km). The Town Hall Hotel London is located in east London in an area known as Bethnal Green. 500 yards from Victoria Park, 200 acres of open space first opened in 1845. Close by is the Museum of Childhood (0.1 miles), on Cambridge Heathrow Road it houses the national collection of childhood related objects and artefacts dating from the 17th century to modern times. Cambridge Heath Road and the adjoining Mare Street is a busy main road with a range of small/medium sized shops and amenities. Well placed for the London 2012 Olympics with the Olympic Stadium being just 1.8 miles to the north east. 1.5 miles from the City of London and the square mile.
Other local places on interest include the Broadway Market (0.5 miles), Columbia Road market (0.7 miles), Queen Marys University (0.8 miles), Trolley Gallery (0.9 miles), Geffrye Museum (0.9 miles), Old Spitalfields Market (1.1 miles), Ragged School Museum (1.2 miles), Whitechapel Art Gallery (1.2 miles) and Petticoat lane Market (1.4 miles).
Just 2 minutes walk from Bethnal Green tube station.
Hotel in Detail:Formerly the building was the Bethnal Green town hall first opened in 1910 and disused apart from use as a a film set since 1993. The former Edwardian building has now transformed into a luxury hotel and apartments. The Town Hall Hotel and Apartments opened in April 2010, the result of 3 years of renovation and the brain child of entrepreneur and hotelier, Loh Lik Peng. Much of the original grand interior remains. Interiors have oak panelling and marble floors, a soaring glazed dome and vast mahogany-walled suites. Furnished with works of arts from young aspiring artists.
All rooms come with individually controlled air conditioning and heating, Kitchen with microwave, oven, grill, dishwasher, complimentary wireless internet access, telephone point in each room, ironing facilities, flat screen TV with DVD player and tea and coffee facilities. Bathrooms are furnished with bespoke furniture by Hatt UK. Free toiletries are supplied daily.
Executive rooms are more spacious.
Feature Double: Glass partitions allow you to appreciate the full ceiling height and sense of space, while innovative bespoke furniture preserves the original plasterwork and elegant dimensions undisturbed. A fabulous blend of old and new, these luxurious rooms are both a statement of style and an indulgent pleasure.
All apartments are individual in size and design. Some with contemporary themes others more traditional with high ceilings, dark fumed oak and grey granite.
Daily maid service.
Viajantes restaurant: Fine dining. Takes the path less travelled. Its tasting menus combine the simple with the extravagant radishes grown in a local garden pique the appetite for iberico pork belly crumbed on scallops in mushroom veloute, a beetroot sorbet clears the palette for melt-in-the-mouth beef from a smallholding in North Wales. Designed by Rare architects, with bespoke, hand-made furniture, every table creates an intimate, private world for diners to enjoy this special food.
Viajantes Bar: Chic cocktail bar. Featuring a fantastical chandelier art-installation created by Rare architecture in conjunction with Parisian designer Tzuri Gueta, this stylish but welcoming bar marries contemporary flair with the elegance of a bygone age. Relax at a private table or watch the bartender mix up a deliciously decadent cocktail. With its stunning design, soft lighting and a high-quality wine and cocktail list, thel bar attracts an eclectic crowd, from guests enjoying a pre-dinner drink to people coming home from the City who appreciate Town Hall's sophisticated but relaxed atmosphere.
The Supper Club: This special event takes place in Town Halls signature-design suite The De Montfort. 16 guests share a table while the chef prepares a 12 course meal.
The hotel features a 15 meter by 3.5 meter indoor swimming pool. There is also a fitness room where treadmills are fitted with TVs allowing for a virtual run though international landscapes.
Spa treatments are available in-room by arrangement via reception.
24 hour reception desk. Hotel has a lift. Non-smoking in all areas. Luggage storage available.
Bedroom Numbers: 98
Check-in: 14.00 till 00.00 (2pm till midnight)
Check-out: 01.00 till 11.00
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Design chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Boundary Rooms and Suites: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £116.
Covent Garden Hotel: is 3.3 miles (5.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 99% and base rates begin at about £312.
Charlotte Street Hotel: 3.5 miles (5.7 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £259.
Soho Hotel (The): 3.6 miles (5.7 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £294.
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: 187th from 866 London hotels, 8th of 10 Design Hotels, and 80th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (1.0 miles, 1.6 km) would be the 5 star Ace Hotel Shoreditch, where rates start from £143 and which has an 84% guest satisfaction rating. The Ace Hotel Shoreditch also offers: free WiFi.
If your mainly looking at apartments maybe have a look at the Marriott West India Quay Hotel. It is 2.1 miles (3.5 km) away with rates from £114 having scored a guest rating of 90%.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Lord Milner Belgravia. 4.8 miles from the Town Hall Hotel & Apartments (7.7 km), has been rated at 82% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £107.
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 Batty Langley's seems like a possible option being 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the Town Hall Hotel & Apartments. The Batty Langley's has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 51 nearest hotels around this area (Patriot Square, E2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 1.8 miles (2.9 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 16 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 83%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 66%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 56%). Top 5 star hotel is Batty Langley's at 96%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is Kandara Guest House (3 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £112 per night. They range from a low of £30 at Silkhouse Hotel (2 Star, 58%) up to £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £163, Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £75, Two Star average: £41 and One Star average: £35.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Town Hall Hotel & Apartments 17th (joint) of 51 and 9th (joint) for the 16 five star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 36th of 50 (6th of 16 five star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 15th of 44 for sheer value for money (City View Hotel was top).