Hotel in Detail:The Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London offers modern fully serviced luxury apartments for the discerning traveller. The apartments are a variety of configurations, from open plan to three bedrooms and are spread over nine floors of the building. The amenities here are extensive and include an onsite gymnasium as well as free wireless internet access. A 24 hour concierge team is always on hand. You even get a free mobile phone for making calls while staying at the apartments. You also receive a welcome pack of necessities on arrival and a concierge will show you around the apartments.
Each apartment is soundproofed and features smart lightning, an open–plan kitchen (with full range of cooking and eating utensils) plus living room, a flat–screen TV and an iPod dock. All fixtures and fittings are high end and contemporary. Other facilities offered in your apartment include a coffee machine, toaster, fridge, dishwasher, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave. They come with varied views including views of tower bridge and city hall.
Other amenities include free WiFi, safety deposit box, air conditioning, iron, desk, seating area, sofa and telephone.
The bathrooms have a luxurious shower, hairdryer, bathrobes, free toiletries and slippers.
The two bed apartments are suitable for 4 adults while the three bedroom apartments are good for six adults. Many rooms come with balconies and floor to ceiling windows.
Daily maid service (7 days).
There are lifts at the Cheval Three Quays Apartments and the apartments are fully non–smoking. Grocery deliveries can be arranged. Other services include luggage storage, newspapers, 24 hour front desk, shoe shine, dry cleaning, laundry, ironing service, fax, photocopies.
Below the hotel are two restaurants and a coffee shop.
First opened 10 March 2014.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Tower Hill 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: London Fenchurch Street 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.8 miles (12.6 km). Fantastic location for the tube system with no less than 4
The Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London is located alongside The Tower of London close to The City of London (Square Mile). Just behind the apartments is the River Thames. This is a good location for access to the City of London as the apartments basically sit on the south eastern edge of the Square Mile and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the centre around Bishopsgate and Moorgate. The Canary Wharf/Docklands area which is the second major financial and business district is just over 2 miles (3.2 km) to the east while the tourist areas in the heart of central London are 2 miles (3.2 km) to the west. Views from the apartments also take in The Shard (one of Europes tallest buildings) which is just on the south side of the River Thames. Cheval Three Quays sits between London Bridge and Tower Bridge making access to the south side of the Thames very easy to visit areas such as the South Bank. Minutes walking distance from both a tube station, Tower Hill (246 yards, 224 metres), and a mainline station, Fenchurch Street (0.24 miles, 0.4 km). If you are connecting to the Docklands Light Railway then Tower gateway Station is 404 yards (369 metres) away. Bus routes are plentiful in the local area and you are also well served by the River Thames River Bus/ferry service with stops all along the River at various piers. Tower Millennium Pier is less than 100 yards (91 metres) from Cheval Apartments.
Although this isn't quite in central London there is still so much to see and do. Royal Armouries and Fusiliers Museum 0.9 miles (1.4 km), HMS Belfast 0.22 miles (3.2 km), St Katherine Docks 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Monument 0.3 miles (0.5 km), London Dungeon 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Southwark Cathedral 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Petticoat Lane Market 0.5 miles (0.8 km) and St Pauls Cathedral 0.9 miles (1.4 km) are some of the closest places of interest. Also worth a visit is Sky Garden Restaurant which sits at the top of a 155 meter high skyscraper and affords fantastic views out over London. For extra shopping and dining options head to St Katherine Docks just 15 minutes walk away.
Bedroom Numbers: 97
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
History: First opened 10th March 2014.
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.95 out of 5 by 2972 past guests
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Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 99% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 5th from 865 London hotels, and 3rd of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 5 star Shangri La Hotel London, with rates that start from about £412 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating. The Shangri La Hotel London also offers: free WiFi, a spa.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the The LaLit London. 0.4 miles away (0.6 km), has scored 91% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £178.
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 41 Hotel seems like a possible option being 2.8 miles (4.6 km) from the Cheval Three Quays Tower of London . The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (40 Lower Thames Street, EC3 postcode) that we list cover a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 13 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 84%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Overall the best rated hotel is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (this hotel) (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £126 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) while the highest base rates are £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £188, Four Star average: £121, Three Star average: £89 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Cheval Three Quays Tower of London 1st of the 50 local hotels and 1st for the 13 five star hotels in the area. The hotel is 48th of 50 (11th of 13 five star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 3rd of 33 for sheer bang for buck (Qbic Hotel London City was top).