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).
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 235
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Montcalm chain nearby from this brand are:
London City Suites: is 22 yards (20 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £113.
Montcalm Royal London House: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 91% and base rates begin at about £132.
M by Montcalm Shoreditch Tech City: 0.5 miles (0.8 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £120.
Montcalm London Marble Arch: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 93% and with rates from around £230.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Montcalm Hotels across the chain average 90% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Montcalm hotels.
Below average for a Montcalm hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 5 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 70th from 859 London hotels, 5th of 6 Montcalm Hotels, and 40th of 131 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 £161 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 London City Suites. 0.0 miles away (0.0 km), has scored 89% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £113.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Batty Langley's seems like a possible option, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Batty Langley's 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 80%). Of the local hotels the highest rated is South Place Hotel (5 star) at 97%.
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 £127 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) to a high of £525 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 90%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £170, Four Star average: £125, Three Star average: £84 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 23rd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th (joint) for the 15 five star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 31st of 50 (5th of 15 five star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 8th of 43 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (South Place Hotel was top).