Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: London Waterloo 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), Tube Station: Lambeth North 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.6 miles (2.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.1 miles (11.4 km). Within a half mile circle of the hotel (0.8 km) are no less than 2 mainline (overground) and 3 tube (underground) stations. Notable for being the first Hampton by Hilton Hotel in central London and one of the largest in Europe, indeed outside of the USA. The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is a contemporary hotel that opened on 15th March 2014. Offers mid range accommodation from a brand known for high end accommodation. Among the value for money services are free internet access and a 24 hour snack area.
Hotel in Detail:Th Hampton by Hilton Waterloo may be a budget hotel but every guest room comes with air–conditioning and a flat screen television. Other amenities include an alarm clock/radio, complimentary Wi–Fi, work desk, lap desk, hospitality tray (tea/coffee), iron/ironing board and laptop size safe. All rooms have private bathrooms where guests will find a full shower, hairdryer, fluffy towels and toiletries. Beds have a duvet.
Breakfast is a big part of the Hampton offering and is complimentary. You are free to choose from hot and cold options, coffee, tea or fruit juice. A grab–and–go option is also available for breakfast allowing you to have breakfast on the move.
In the lobby area is a 24 hour snack area where guests can purchase sandwiches, hot and cold drinks and confectionary.
Hotel has a bar.
The workzone provides an area for guests to access the internet and use the printing facilities. Four meeting rooms provide conference facilities for up to 80 delegates.
There is a fitness room which is fitted with cardio machines and free weights.
Lift for floor access. Luggage storage facilities provided. Hotel is fully non–smoking. The Hampton by Hilton Waterloo also provides a 24–hour front desk, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing service and daily maid service.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: London Waterloo 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), Tube Station: Lambeth North 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.6 miles (2.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.1 miles (11.4 km). Within a half mile circle of the hotel (0.8 km) are no less than 2 mainline (overground) and 3 tube (underground) stations. The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo sits on Waterloo Road less than 400 yards from Waterloo Station. One of the busiest stations in greater London with routes out to all parts of the country as well as being on the tube network and serving central London. This places the hotel on the south side of the River Thames but within half a mile of 3 bridges linking to the north side, Waterloo, Westminster and Blackfriars bridges. This particular area has become very popular for new build purpose built branded budget hotels as there have been a lot of old office blocks looking for a new use as companies have left the area. Big chains such as Ibis, H10, Novotel, Travelodge and Tunes have taken advantage of the opportunity for build large purpose built new hotels. Its a great location because it gibes easy access to all parts of central London including the financial district of the City of London. With Waterloo station so close transport links further out are great too. That is not to say you have any need to travel, many popular attractions are close by such as the Old Vic Theatre (0.08 miles), Imperial war Museum (0.3 miles), London Eye (0.4 miles) and the Tate Modern (0.5 miles). It is less than half a mile from the South bank centre which is home to the Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall and National Theatre.
Bedroom Numbers: 297
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Hilton chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Hilton Bankside: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 91% and rates start from about £150.
The Trafalgar St James: is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 90% and base rates begin at about £254.
Waldorf Hilton Hotel: 0.9 miles (1.4 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £195.
Hilton Tower Bridge: 1.0 miles (1.7 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £135.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is one of the better rated Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, 6th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 5th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Waterloo , whose lowest rates start at about £63 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Holiday Villa Hotel. 3.3 miles from the Hampton By Hilton Waterloo (5.4 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £47.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Amba Charing Cross seems like a possible option, it's only 0.8 miles (1.4 km) from here. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 51 nearest hotels around this area (157 Waterloo Road, SE1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 14 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 85%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Top 3 star hotels are Travelodge Waterloo and the Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market (both 90%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) at 99%.
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 £154 per night. They range from a low of £63 at Travelodge Waterloo (3 Star, 90%) up to £438 at Corinthia Hotel London (5 Star, 99%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £244, Four Star average: £137, Three Star average: £98 and Two Star average: £82.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Hampton By Hilton Waterloo 17th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 15 three star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 16th of 50 (11th of 15 three star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 46th of 48 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Amba Charing Cross was top).
Comment: Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is a franchise agreement between Shiva Hotels ( in partnership with subsidiary company Rising Star LLP) and Hilton. Planning permission was granted by Lambeth council in January 2009.
The hotel stands on the former location of Partnership house, a 1.5 acre site, which was demolished to make way for the hotel. Partnership housed the home of the Anglican community, Headquarters of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, otherwise known as the USPG and several other church bodies.