Distance From The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: 1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Homerton 123 yards (112 metres), DLR Station: Pudding Mill Lane 1.3 miles (2.1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 4.7 miles (7.6 km). Staying at the Silkhouse Hotel places you just off of Homerton High Street in East London with in an area called Hackney. The High Street means there are plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and amenities in the surrounding area. One third of a mile from the A312 dual carriageway which is the East Cross Route and Blackwall Tunnel Approach. The massive Victoria park that hosts many big events is 400 yards to the south. For many the big plus for the Silk House will be its close proximity o the Olympic Park which is only a mile to the south east (15 minutes walk). Local places of interest include Sutton House on Homerton High Street which is a surviving 15th century House. New Spitalfields market which houses the largest number of wholesalers and is 1 mile away. Your also within a mile and a half of Europe's largest shopping mall at Westfield Stratford City.
Only a few minutes walk from Homerton train station and will get you into central London within about 25 minutes.
Hotel in Detail:Not many hotels can claim to be a renovated 17th-century convent but that's what you get with the Silkhouse. The exterior still has some resemblance to its past while the interior is a mixture of modern and traditional décor.
Bedrooms are all individual and come with an LCD digital television. Beds have a thick duvet and standard bedding.
Please note that some rooms share bathroom facilities but premium rooms have their own bathrooms. Some bedrooms befit from views of the rear garden.
While this is a basic budget bed and breakfast hotel you do still get features such as a 24 hour reception and a lounge with a fat screen television. You also get free access to the wireless internet service. There is a games room with two pool tables.
Note: Fully non smoking throughout.
Parking: Not onsite.
Bedroom Numbers: 40
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 58% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 841st from 866 London hotels, and 63rd of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (2.8 miles, 4.6 km) would be the 2 star Newham Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £40 and which has a 65% guest satisfaction rating. The Newham Hotel also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Generator Hotel. 4.0 miles away (6.5 km), has been rated at 74% by past guests and has rates from around £16 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 3 Star Premier Inn Stratford may well be of interest to you being 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the Silkhouse Hotel. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (100 Hassett Road, E9 postcode) that we have data for cover a 2.8 miles (4.5 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 11 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 82%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 70%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 65%). Top 2 star hotels are Ibis Hotel Stratford and the Ibis Budget London Whitechapel (both 80%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Kandara Guest House (3 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £95 per night. Starting from £30 at Silkhouse Hotel (this hotel) (2 Star, 58%) up to £230 at Boundary Rooms and Suites (5 Star, 89%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £160, Four Star average: £106, Three Star average: £71, Two Star average: £40 and One Star average: £41.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank City View Hotel top.