Hotel in Detail:Part of a chain that focuses on elegant and luxurious London hotels. The London Suites by Montcalm makes use of both the more traditional structural elements and the more modern parts of the building to create an elegant blend. Refined comfort is one way to describe this accommodation.
All guest rooms are air–conditioned. Bedrooms are fitted with a flat screen TV with digital channels, free wireless and broadband internet access, telephone with voicemail, Hairdryer, ironing facilities, laptop size safe, iPod docking station, tea and coffee making facilities and minibar.
The bathrooms come with a rain shower, bath, bathrobe, slippers and top brand toiletries.
Full service 24 hour room service. Little touches such as sweets on your pillow set the mood for your stay.
Club City Studios come with complimentary access to the Club Lounge and butler service. Studios have a kitchenette.
The hotel offers guests the facilities of the sister hotel opposite, the Montcalm at Brewery London City Hotel, where the facilities include a fine dining restaurant and bar. Additionally the sister hotel has a Wellness Centre equipped with sauna, steam rooms and a 24 hour gymnasium.
There is a bar adjacent to the hotel.
The front reception desk at the London City Suites is manned 24/7. Hotel has a lift and smoking is not permitted throughout.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Moorgate 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: Barbican 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.1 miles (1.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.9 miles (11.1 km). Rail links are great, there are 3 national rail stations and 5 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km). The standout feature of the London City Suites by Montcalms location is being sited opposite the Barbican Arts Centre. This is major venue and events centre and indeed the largest multi–arts and conference venue in Europe. It is also the home base for the London Symphony Orchestra. This is also the western edge of the City of London, often referred to as the square mile and the main business and financial district. The nearest tube station is actually Moorgate (0.2 miles) which also serves the main city of London area although Barbican tube is actually also the same distance away. Only 2 miles from Piccadilly Circus and the main west end area where the main night life and tourist areas are located. Half a mile from Liverpool Street station that runs services to and from Stansted Airport. Places of interest close by worth a visit include The Museum of London (0.3 miles) and the Bank of England Museum (0.5 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 55
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges may apply.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Montcalm chain your nearest options are:
Montcalm At Brewery London City Hotel: is 22 yards (20 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £108.
Montcalm Royal London House: is 0.3 miles (0.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 92% and base rates begin at about £132.
M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City: 0.5 miles (0.8 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £108.
Montcalm London Marble Arch: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 95% and with rates from around £204.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Montcalm Hotels across the chain average 88% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Montcalm hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 230th from 861 London hotels, 4th of 6 Montcalm Hotels, and 90th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the London City Suites and not too far away (0.3 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 5 star South Place Hotel, where prices begin from around £176 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
As the London City Suites is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Threadneedles, Autograph Collection. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.6 miles, 0.9 km) away. Rates start from around £160 and is rated by guests at 90%. The Threadneedles, Autograph Collection has: free WiFi.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Grange City Hotel. 1.0 miles from here (1.5 km), achieving a rating of 82% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £100.
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star Batty Langley's ticks many of the right boxes, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Batty Langley's has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. Consisting of 16 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 12 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 80%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Batty Langley's (5 star) at 95%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £122 per night. Starting from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) with top rates of £525 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £162, Four Star average: £119, Three Star average: £80 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked London City Suites 27th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 11th (joint) for the 16 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 18th of 50 (2nd of 16 five star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 8th of 45 for pure value for money (Batty Langley's was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 5 star hotels even though its below average overall for 5 star hotels in London.