Hotel in Detail:The citizenM Tower of London Hotel is a 4 star hotel aimed at providing trendy high tech but affordable accommodation. First opened in July 2016. A large hotel with 370 rooms in a prime City of London location. Check–in is fast, they claim a 1 minute process, thanks to the self–service kiosks in reception. Check–out is also self service but staff are always on hand should you need a hand. You get free WiFi 24 hour food and drinks available and free in–room movies. The lobby lounge is a funky area made for guests to feel at home right away. With iconic Vitra furniture, a library of design–led books on a wide range of subjects, ambient music, fresh coffee and snacks on hand, free WiFi and iMacs available for guest use.
One of the big features you get with the bedrooms is the wall–to–wall windows ensuring great views and plenty of daylight. Some bedrooms have clear views out over the Tower of London and Tower bridge and the River Thames. Beds are XL king–size. Amenities free WiFi, international plug system, air conditioning, soundproofing, flat screen Apple TV/Miracast and free movies on–demand, laptop size safe, minifridge with water, iPad, safety deposit box, desk, ironing facilities, hardwood/parquet floors and alarm clock. The supplied iPad controls all of the bedroom functions such as lighting, TV, heating and curtains. In–room classic books supplied. Plenty of under–bed storage.
Bathrooms come with a rain shower, toiletries and hairdryer.
Note there is no room service.
canteenM: Open 24/7, for round the clock food and drinks. Funky cafeteria type setting serving coffee, freshly baked pastries, hot English breakfast, buffet breakfast, fresh croissant, orange juice, barista brewed coffee or tea, muesli, yoghurt, scrambled eggs, tomatoes, sausage and crispy bacon and snacks. Open kitchen where you can watch your meals being freshly prepared. Enjoy baked food in the morning, light lunches in the afternoon and dinner in the evening. Packed lunches are an option.
Rooftop Bar: Amazing views out over London from the bar located on the top floor. The bar serves beer, champagne, cocktails and a range of spirits and ales. Also serves bar menu.
societyM is the citizenM hotels design led meeting. Featuring Vitra furniture, large couches and found on the 7th and 8th floors. Unlimited free espresso/tea, the latest in tech, Apple Airplay, chalkboard and whiteboard walls. Suitable for 1 to 25 guests board room style.
Other services offered at the citizenM Tower of London include a 24 hour front desk, luggage storage available and is fully non–smoking throughout.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Tower Hill 0.03 miles (0 km), Railway Station: London Fenchurch Street 228 yards (208 metres), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.2 miles (0.2 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7.7 miles (12.4 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 5 tube stations (underground system). For once the name of the hotel rally is accurate for its location as the citizenM Tower of London is just 130 yards (118 metres) from The Tower of London (2 minutes walk via the subway). One of the must see attractions in London The Tower of London dates back some 1000 years to 1066 and is a castle complete with moat with an incredible history. The location is on the south east corner of the City of London (Square Mile) and is the main business district with companies from across the world having their headquarters here. A busy area with lots to see and do but is 2.5 miles (4.0 km) from the West End (W1) where most of the theatres and nightlife are concentrated. citizenM Tower of London is 300 yards (274 metres) from the banks of The River Thames, a working river with its own river bus service. Nearest bridge for access to the south side is Tower Bridge at 440 yards. (402 metres) Excellent transport links with the hotel being just 88 yards (80 metres) from Tower Hill underground station (adjacent) and 158 yards (144 metres) from Tower Gateway DLR station. Just 3.2 miles (5.1 km) from London City International Airport. One of the areas highlights is St Katherine Docks which is a 10 minute walk at 528 yards. (482 metres) This is a wonderful yacht harbour with shops, bars and restaurants within the complex. Other local attractions include Royal Armouries and Fusiliers Museum 228 yards, (208 metres) Monument 0.4 miles (0.6 km), HMS Belfast 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Petticoat Lane Market 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Bank of England 0.5 miles (0.8 km), The Shard 0.5 miles (0.8 km), London Dungeon 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Southwark Cathedral 0.6 miles (1.0 km) and Shakespeares Globe Theatre 0.8 miles (1.3 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 370
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
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 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Citizenm Hotels across the chain average 91% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Citizenm hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 31st from 862 London hotels, 1st of 3 Citizenm Hotels, and 9th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Novotel London Tower Bridge, with rates that start from about £98 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Novotel London Tower Bridge also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Holiday Inn Whitechapel. 0.9 miles away (1.4 km), has been rated at 86% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £73 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star Cheval Three Quays Tower of London may be one too look at. The Cheval Three Quays Tower of London is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. The Cheval Three Quays Tower of London has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (40 Trinity Square, EC3 postcode) that we list cover a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 16 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Top 4 star hotels are citizenM Tower of London (this hotel) and the citizenM Shoreditch (both 92%). Overall the best rated hotel is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 98%.
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 £124 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) while the highest base rates are £525 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £191, Four Star average: £105, Three Star average: £79 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank citizenM Tower of London 4th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 1st (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 14th of 50 (3rd (joint) of 19 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 7th of 46 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Batty Langley's was top).
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Citizenm chain these are your closest alternative choices:
citizenM Shoreditch: is 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 92% and rates start from about £89.
Citizenm London Bankside: is 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 91% and base rates begin at about £104.