Hotel in Detail:The Citadines St Marks Islington London is a full service block of apartments offering a range of room types for up to 4 adults. The building itself is a red brick construction and was for 100 years the site of a London hospital.
Each apartment offers a fully–equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, flat–screen television, safe, DVD player, steam–iron and ironing board, phone, free Wi–Fi and coffee and tea making facilities. Bathrooms come with a bath with hand shower plus supplied free toiletries. Each apartment at Citadines St marks has a separate living room and dining area with table, chairs and a sofa.
Kitchenette consists of Cooker hob and hood, Dish washer, Electric kettle, Glassware, crockery, cutlery and utensils, Microwave oven, Refrigerator and toaster.
Housekeeping is weekly.
Studio: 25–30 sqm. Maximum occupancy 2 people. Double bed.
1 Bedroom Apartment: 35–40 sqm. Maximum occupancy 2 people. Queen bed.
1 Bedroom Executive Apartment: 40 – 45 sqm. Maximum occupancy 2 people. Queen bed.
2 Bedroom Apartment: 65–70 sqm. Maximum occupancy 3 people. King bed and single.
2 Bedroom Executive. 70–75 sqm. Maximum occupancy 4 people. King bed and double bed. TV in master bedroom.
The apartments are fully non–smoking throughout. Reception desk is manned 24/7. There are lifts onsite.
Guests benefit from an onsite gymnasium and a business corner.
Dry cleaning services available.
Between 1896 and 1995 the building was home to St Marks Hospital for Cancer, Fistula and Other Diseases.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Angel 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Railway Station: Old Street 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.7 miles (2.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.3 miles (10.1 km). The Citadines St Marks Islington London sits between Islington, Finsbury, Clerkenwell and the City of London. To the north of central London 2 miles (3.2 km) from the Wes End and 1 mile (1.6 km) from the City of London (square mile). In recent times this part of London has become much more fashionable with plenty to do during the day and night, especially in the slighter wider local vicinity. There is a good range of options for bars and restaurants in the local area plus a supermarket directly opposite the apartments. The Angel Tube Station is only 528 yards (482 metres) from the Citadines St marks Islington while the mainline station (plus tube) of Old Street is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away. City Road is a major route into the City and can get very busy during rush hours and on weekdays, less so on weekends. Just to the south at the end of City Road is Silicone Roundabout. So named because in recent years it has become a the central point for a large number of tech firms and start–ups. Upper Street which starts at Angel Islington Tube 528 yards (482 metres) to the north is a buzzing high street with lots of shops and bars. It is also well known for its Antique shops and antique market along and around Camden Passage at 0.35 miles (0.6 km) from the apartments. Of note close by is The design centre 0.4 miles (0.6 km), O2 Academy Islington 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Chapel Market 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Barbican 0.8 miles (1.3 km) and the Museum of London 0.9 miles (1.4 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 80
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £15 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Citadines Hotels across the chain average 80% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Citadines hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 550th from 847 London hotels, 4th of 5 Citadines Hotels, and 251st of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.5 miles, 0.8 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Angel Islington, whose lowest rates start at about £129 and which has an 86% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury Hotel. 0.7 miles from here (1.1 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and has rates from around £72.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star South Place Hotel may well be of interest to you, it's only 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (300 City Road, EC1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 1.2 miles (1.9 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 13 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 73%). Top 4 star hotel is Apex London Wall Hotel at 93%. Coming out as the top rated hotel are South Place Hotel (5 star) and also the Rosewood London Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 95%).
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 £114 per night. They range from a low of £15 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 78%) up to £399 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 95%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £176, Four Star average: £113, Three Star average: £89 and Two Star average: £45.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Citadines St Marks Islington 34th of 50 and 13th for the 15 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 32nd of 50 (9th of 15 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 37th of 46 for sheer value for money (Generator Hotel was top).
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Citadines chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Citadines Barbican Apartments: is 0.6 miles (0.9 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 78% and rates start from about £134.
Citadines Holborn Covent Garden: is 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £162.
Citadines Trafalgar Square: 1.9 miles (3.1 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £146.
Citadines South Kensington: 4.3 miles (6.8 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £115.