Hotel in Detail:The hotel was built on a site that was formerly owned by GuestInvest who ran buy-to-let ventures but went into administration. Adjacent to the hotel is 'The Brewery' which despite the name is actually a major events venue and hosts many iconic London events. Construction of the hotel began in October 2010. The Montcalm Brewery London City hotel actually takes up the front section of the Brewery which is Grade II listed.
The Montcalm London City Hotel features four meeting rooms for up to 60 delegates, an on-site gym and spa. Accommodation includes king-size bedroom suites designed for business travellers and Heritage Brewery Suites for the leisure travellers.
Bedrooms offer the guest a taste of luxury and come equipped with iPod docks, free broadband and WiFi internet access, flat screen television Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, telephone with voicemail, IPod docking station, Iron, Work Desk, Ironing Facilities, Laptop size Safe Box, Tea/Coffee Maker and Minibar.
Bathrooms have all the extras expected by the discerning traveller such as bathrobes, sippers, top brand toiletries. They feature large head showers and black tiles. Some bathrooms have a marble finish or hand woven wool carpets.
In-room spa treatments available. Choice of rooms aromas.
Extensive room service. Lift service for each floor. Daily housekeeping and turndown service.
The hotel restaurant is the The Chiswell Street Dining Rooms and bar. Serving gourmet contemporary and older British seasonal dishes. Serves breakfast, lunch, after tea and dinner.
Open from 07.00 till midnight and till 01.00 Thursday till Saturday.
Located on the corner of Milton Street and Chiswell Street the bar and restaurant evokes an atmosphere of elegance and good times.
Divided into three areas, literary inspired art and typography adorns the walls in the restaurant combining stylish leather tub chairs, luxurious banquettes and a colour palate of creams, greens and golds. Guests can watch the chefs in the bar's kitchen, which offers a grill menu.
Additionally the Montcalm has a gastro pub with a British theme called The Kings Head. Serving food, cask ales and wine and featuring an open kitchen with charcoal grill and three large rotisseries.
Open 11.00 till midnight.
Classic after teas, pastries and snacks are served in the lounge and gastro bar.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Barbican 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.1 miles (1.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.9 miles (11.1 km). With 5 tube (underground) stops plus 4 national railway stations all in a half mile radius (0.8 km) of the hotel.
The Montcalm London City hotel at The Brewery sits just yards from the extensive arts and leisure facilities of the Barbican Centre. The centre is the largest multi-arts and conference venue to be found in Europe with a range of actives including music, theatre, dance, film and education events. The Barbican is also home to the London Symphony Orchestra. This location is within the square mile, London financial and business district, just to the west of the central area around Moorgate. Just to the north is Old Street and the area of Islington. Known for being an area with many clubs and bars. Islington also has a very busy High Street with a good range of amenities and shops. Close by is the Museum of London (0.2 miles), at the west end of the London Wall. This part of London is convenient for attraction's such as St Pauls cathedral (0.6 miles), Old Spitalfields Market (0.7 miles), Petticoat Lane (0.7 miles) and the Tate Modern (1 mile).
Bedroom Numbers: 235
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 7118 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 3640 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 208 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 3478 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Montcalm chain nearby from this brand are:
Montcalm Royal London House: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 94% and rates start from about £144.
M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City: is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £113.
Montcalm London Marble Arch: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 94% and with rates from around £216.
The Marble Arch London Hotel: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £162.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% 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) . Montcalm Hotels across the chain average 88% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Montcalm hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 188th from 865 London hotels, 4th of 5 Montcalm Hotels, and 81st of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.5 miles, 0.9 km) would be the 5 star Andaz Liverpool Street , with rates that start from about £287 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Andaz Liverpool Street also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City. 0.5 miles away (0.8 km), has scored 89% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £127.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star Montcalm Royal London House could be a good choice. The Montcalm Royal London House is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Montcalm Royal London House has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (52 Chiswell Street, EC1 postcode) that we list cover a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They include 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 local hotels the highest rated is Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 star) at 98%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £129 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) to a high of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £174, Four Star average: £123, Three Star average: £90 and Two Star average: £49.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Montcalm At Brewery London City Hotel 31st of the 50 local hotels and 12th for the 15 five star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 22nd of 50 (2nd (joint) of 15 five star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 25th of 41 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Z Hotel Shoreditch was top).