Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Farringdon 299 yards (273 metres), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.5 miles (2.5 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.4 miles (10.3 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 4 tube stations (underground system). The Zetter Hotel is located between Holborn and the City of London (square mile, financial district) in Clerkenwell (an up and coming area in terms of being fashionable) on the corner of Clerkenwell Road and St Johns Square. Close enough to the heart of the West End for the journey to take a few minutes by taxi while also giving good access to the City itself and out to places like the Docklands and City Airport. The nearby Farringdon Station gives access by train to both Gatwick and Luton airports. Nearest attractions include Museum of London (0.5 miles), Saddlers Wells Theatre (0.5 miles), Barbican centre (0.5 miles), St Paul's Cathedral (0.7 miles), Sir John Soames Museum (0.7 miles) and the Millennium Bridge (0.8 miles). The South bank is where you will find places like the Royal Festival Hall and Shakespeare's Globe theatre and is just 1 mile on the South side of the River Thames (nearest crossing point is Blackfriars Bridge).
Hotel in Detail::
The Zetter Hotel is contemporary hip/boutique style with a relaxed and quirky feel and is run independently. An Eco-Chic hotel having been built with sustainability in mind. 500 feet below the hotel is a borehole which is sued to cool the hotel fridges as well as supplying free spring water to the Zetter Hotels guests. A feature point is the atrium roof ensuring natural light and ventilation to each floor.
Bedrooms are accessed by a striking spiral staircase and by the hotel lift which lead to the stunning five floor Atrium and the hotel bedrooms.
Each bedroom is individually designed with classic and designer furniture with modern artwork and decor and funky chairs. The rooms style can be described as modern-vintage and have pink mood lighting. Amenities include direct dial telephone with voicemail, CD and DVD player, free high speed internet access, interactive flat screen cabletelevision (with internet browser, movies on demand,4000 free music tracks), hot water bottle, safe, books, air conditioning, workstation, supplied books, duck down pillows and duvets, sash windows that open and mist free mirrors. Rooms are en-suite where facilities include a walk-in shower with rain dance shower head and supplied toiletries.
Top floor studios have a 32 inch flat screen TV, kettle, minibar, patio, full height windows and city views.
Studio extras: Private patios with panoramic city views, Sunloungers (Superior and Deluxe Studios only), Wall to ceiling windows, I-pod docking station and speakers, Complimentary slippers, large flat-screen TV, Oak floors, Bedside Tivoli clock radio, Mini bar and kettle, Bath with Raindance shower, Ice and fresh milk brought to your room daily, Laptop sized safe, Iron and ironing boards.
Room service is 24 hours. Fax and printers can be hired for use in-room.
Dining Options:Onsite is the bustling Bistrot Restauran. With a capacity for ninety guests, here you will find a modern Bistrot food using classical techniques to produce an exciting combination of hearty regional food, contemporary dishes and reinterpreted classics. A delicate use of spice, and Asian and North African ingredients help create a unique take on modern bistrot food.
Open: 07.00 till 10.30 (weekends 07.30 till 11.00), noon till 14.30, 18.00 till 22.30 (Sunday till 22.00).
The Atrium bar and lounge is fully licensed and serves a full range of drinks, including cocktails. Here the features include a long marble bar and large sash windows and during appropriate weather places tables outside on the cobble stoned St Johns Square for guests to sit and enjoy their drink.
Open: 07.00 till midnight.
The Zetter Hotel also two private meeting/function/party rooms that can accommodate up to eighty guests cocktail style. These rooms are each air-conditioned and have the latest facilities.
The hotel has vending machines on 4 floors where you can purchase anything from toothpaste to Champagne to cameras. There is also a coffee machine on every floor with different types of coffee including expresso and cappuccino. Public areas have a WiFi internet connection.
The hotel reception has bicycles for hire. In-room spa services can be arranged. Complimentary access to a nearby gymnasium. There is are full concierge services.
Bedroom Numbers: 59 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 92% by past guests. The London average is 87% and the average for 4 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 369th from 846 London hotels, and 140th of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Malmaison Hotel Farringdon, with base rates beginning from £129 and which has an 87% guest satisfaction rating. The Malmaison Hotel Farringdon also offers: free WiFi.
As the Zetter Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the The Rookery. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) away. Rates start from around £149 and is rated by guests at 96%. The Rookery has: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury Hotel. 0.5 miles away (0.8 km), has scored 85% from former guests where rates start from approximately £84.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Apex Temple Court seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Hoxton Shoreditch has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 8 five star hotels (average rating 93%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 94%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 91%), 2 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 51%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Market View Apartments (4 star) at 148%.
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 £106 per night. They range from a low of £54 at Arriva Hotel (2 Star, 71%) up to £390 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 103%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £164, Four Star average: £109, Three Star average: £85, Two Star average: £56 and One Star average: £55.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Zetter Hotel 26th (joint) of 50 and 12th for the 22 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 20th of 50 (6th of 22 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 12th of 41 for sheer value for money (South Place Hotel was top).
Daily Telegraph Newspaper 2015: Top 10 boutique hotels in London
2010 Gold Award Green Tourism Business Sceme
Visit London 2006: Best small hotel
European design awards 2004: Best New Hotel
The Good Hotel Guides London Hotel of The Year 2012
World's Best New Cocktail Bar at the World Cocktail Awards 2012
Best Place to Drink iObserver Food Monthly Awards 2012