Hotel in Detail:As you move out into of central London and into the suburbs there is a notable drop in the number of large purpose built hotels and an increase in smaller guest houses, former residential houses now used for accommodation and normally family run. The Oaks Guest House is one of these type of hotels. In a nice quiet area surrounded by residential properties and offering a real alternative to larger central London hotels. Housed in a Tudor style property and offering 8 comfortable and well–presented bedrooms, bright and airy. The Oaks is consistently much loved and praised by past guests.
All the guest rooms are en–suite (free toiletries, bath or shower) and have a flat screen television, DVD player, WiFi connection, hairdryer, tea, coffee, mineral water, ironing facilities, seating area, heated towel rail or electric heater and a Continental power adaptor.
Rooms available for up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Breakfast is included in the price you pay and the options include cereals, fruit juices, breads, teas and coffee, yoghurts, croissants and fresh fruit.
There is a rear garden with a patio for guest use. The Oaks Guest House is fully non–smoking. Luggage storage facilities available.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: New Southgate 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 24 4.4 miles (7.1 km). The Oaks Guest House sits in north London in a pleasant residential area, on a quiet street (end of cul–de–sac) and a very short walk (5 minutes) from Southgate Tube (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)) on the Piccadilly line. The tube goes directly into central London within 30 minutes. The surrounding area provides a wide range of amenities including lots of restaurants, shops (including boutiques) and large supermarkets, some open 24/7. Excellent road links from this part of London, less than a 1 mile (1.6 km) from the North Circular Road A406 (5 minutes drive) and 4 miles (6.4 km) from the M25 motorway (15 minutes drive). Places of note close by include the Southgate Leisure Centre (0.4 miles (6.4 km)) which includes a swimming pool, cycling and gymnasium, Friary park 1.5 miles (2.4 km), All Saints Art centre 1.6 miles (2.6 km), Trent Park 2.2 miles (3.2 km) (3.5 km) and Alexandra Palace 2.4 miles (3.9 km) (6.4 km). 5 golf courses within 2 miles (3.2 km), the nearest being at Trent Park.
Bedroom Numbers: 8
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 98% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 27th from 866 London hotels, and 8th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (2.2 miles, 3.5 km) would be the 3 star Heatherbank Guest House, with rates that start from about £80 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Heatherbank Guest House also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Holiday Inn Elstree. 5.5 miles away (8.8 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 73% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £51.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Bay Tree House B&B may be one too look at, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Bay Tree House B&B has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (76 Blagdens Lane, N14 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 6.8 miles (11.0 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 30 three star hotels (average rating 80%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Coming out as the top rated hotel are Bay Tree House B&B (4 star) and also the Kandara Guest House (3 star) (both joint top with 100%).
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 £82 per night. They range from a low of £34 at Travelodge Borehamwood (3 Star, 80%) and the Ibis Elstree Borehamwood (3 Star, 81%) up to £222 at Renaissance St Pancras (5 Star, 89%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £195, Four Star average: £92, Three Star average: £73 and Two Star average: £56.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank The Oaks Guest House 3rd of the 50 local hotels and 2nd for the 14 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 34th of 50 (6th (joint) of 14 four star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 3rd of 44 for sheer bang for buck (Bay Tree House B&B was top).