Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Totteridge & Whetstone 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: Oakleigh Park 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 2 3.4 miles (5.5 km). Although this is some 8 miles outside of central London you are still surrounded by excellent amenities covering everything form shops, bars, restaurants and supermarkets to leisure parks. The Travelodge London Whetstone is on the High Road that stretches from East Finchley to High Barnet, a distance of some 4 miles. In-between the stretches of retail shops are residential properties and this part of London (north London) is very much a well off residential area. The High Road is part of several major bus routes as well as being close to Totteridge and Whetstone tube station (10 minutes walk) on the northern line which will get you to central London with no changes of train needed. There's a large Marks and Spencer's supermarket right by the Travelodge. Just 2 miles down the High Road towards East Finchley is the Great Northern Leisure Complex with cinemas, bowling alley and restaurants. There's also a Tennis club close by. Also of note is Friary Park (1.2 miles), Barnet Museum (1.6 miles), Trent Park (2.2 miles) and Museum of Jewish Life (2.7 miles). The major event destination of Alexandra palace is 3.4 miles way. The RAF Museum with an excellent range of past war planes on exhibit is 3.7 miles way in Hendon. Road links are excellent with the North Circular A406 2 miles to the south and the M25 motorway 3.5 miles to the north. This is leafy London suburb with no less than 10 golf courses within 3 miles, the closet being South Herts Golf Course (0.4 miles) and North Middlesex Golf Course (0.6 miles).
Hotel in Detail:This Travelodge was purpose built in 2011 and is a modern hotel occupying the first floor and up. The ground floor is occupied by retail units. The Travelodge Whetstone offers all the value of the largest budget chain in the UK. No frills but the basics are covered. Every bedroom comes with an en-suite bathroom, towels are supplied, there's a television with digital channels and a hospitality tray with tea and coffee facilities. The Travelodge's reception staff can assist with ironing facilities, hairdryer and extra sheets and towels if required.
Don't forget that being a Travelodge means buying your own toiletries (except for soap) but there are dispensing machines that sell these. The Travelodge Whetstone hotel has wireless internet access but charges apply.
Onsite is a contemporary restaurant serving breakfast and dinner along with a bar selling a range of drinks. Breakfast is a buffet and there are vending machines for snacks any time of the day. There is also the option for a breakfast bag delivered to your door.
Wireless Internet: 30 minutes internet access is complimentary (no charge), 24 hours is £3, 1 week is £12, 2 weeks is £20, 1 month is £35
Parking: Available onsite.
Bedroom Numbers: 96
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Travelodge chain your closest choices would be:
Travelodge Borehamwood: is 3.7 miles (6.0 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £34.
Travelodge Kings Cross: is 7.6 miles (12.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 70% and base rates begin at about £59.
Travelodge Wembley High Road: 7.6 miles (12.2 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £33.
Travelodge Euston: 7.6 miles (12.3 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £71.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 77% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Travelodge hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 580th from 866 London hotels, 6th of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 181st of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Mornington Hotel, with base rates beginning from £68 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Mornington Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from here (0.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 70% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £47.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (1446 High Road Whetstone, N20 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 7.4 miles (11.9 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 20 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 26 three star hotels (average rating 80%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 65%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 90%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Bay Tree House B&B (4 star) and also the Kandara Guest House (3 star) (both joint top with 100%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £84 per night. Rates range from £34 at Travelodge Borehamwood (3 Star, 80%) and the Ibis Elstree Borehamwood (3 Star, 81%) with top rates of £259 at Sanctum Serviced Apartments - Kilburn (4 Star, 89%). Rates broken down by star rating: Four Star average: £109, Three Star average: £67, Two Star average: £51 and One Star average: £118.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Travelodge Whetstone 27th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 13th (joint) for the 26 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 14th of 50 (11th of 26 three 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 15th of 45 for sheer bang for buck (Bay Tree House B&B was top).