Hotel in Detail:The Barbican Rooms is converted from a grade II listed building and provides a heritage feel. The Barbican Rooms 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 airconditioning, 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 Chiswell Street Dining Room serves modern British cuisine and indulgent afternoon teas. Guests can watch the chefs in the bar's kitchen, which offers a grill menu, hearty breakfasts and 24-hour room service.
Guests staying at this property can access the restaurant and pub at The Montcalm at The Brewery London City located opposite to it.
The front reception desk at the Barbican Rooms 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 Barbican Rooms 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).
History: Was called the London City Suites by Montcalm till 2019.
Bedroom Numbers: 55
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.25 out of 5 by 2718 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 2273 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 277 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 445 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 79% 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) .
Milesfaster ranking: 307th from 865 London hotels, and 107th of 133 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 £216 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
As the The Barbican Rooms 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 £199 and is rated by guests at 90%. The Threadneedles, Autograph Collection has: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City. 0.5 miles from here (0.8 km), achieving a rating of 89% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £127.
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Batty Langley's is potentially a good choice for you, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Batty Langley's has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
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 15 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 12 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 70%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 star) at 98%.
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 £129 per night. Starting from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) with top rates of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £174, Four Star average: £123, Three Star average: £90 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked The Barbican Rooms 33rd of 50 nearby hotels and 13th for the 15 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 22nd of 50 (2nd (joint) of 15 five star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 32nd of 41 for pure value for money (Z Hotel Shoreditch was top).