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)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.9 out of 5 by 364 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.8 out of 5 from 181 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 2 of 743 for B&Bs / inns in London and rated 5 out of 5 from 183 reviews)
Parking:Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 98% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 30th from 865 London hotels, and 8th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (2.2 miles, 3.5 km) would be the 3 star Heatherbank Guest House, with base rates beginning from £60 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Heatherbank Guest House also offers: free WiFi.
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%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 29 three star hotels (average rating 80%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Top 4 star hotel is Bay Tree House B&B at 99%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is Kandara Guest House (3 star) at 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, 90%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £195, Four Star average: £89, 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 15 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 34th of 50 (7th (joint) of 15 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 5th of 34 for sheer bang for buck (Ibis Elstree Borehamwood was top).