Hotel in Detail:One of the largest hotels within London the modern Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel was newly opened on 4th February 2010. The interiors feature three 14 storey atrium voids.
Bedrooms are all contemporary in style. They come with 37" flat screen cable television, bedside lighting, work desk, hairdryer, ironing facilities, free wireless internet access, minibar and dual fridge, coffee/tea facilities and in-room laptop size safe. Bathrooms have a separate shower and bath. Accessible rooms have a shower only.
Superior Rooms: approx 27sq m. Face the internal atrium with some natural daylight from the main atrium but no direct external views.
Studio Rooms: approx 36 sq m. External facing overlooking Addington Street and Westminster Bridge Road. Upgrades to Floors 8-12 are available (views of South London) and upgrades to Iconic views of Big Ben or London Eye available are also available. These rooms come with the standard amenities plus Floor-to-ceiling windows and Bathrobes and slippers.
Studios and Penthouses come with a kitchenette along with extras such as luxury bathrobes and slippers, upgraded bathroom amenities and complimentary morning newspapers. They are all external facing.
Suites come with Dining table, Elemis bathroom amenities, Kitchenette facilities including microwave and cutlery, Living area, Pull-out sofa bed and Nespresso machine.
Suites and Penthouses with terraces on Floors 13 and 15.
All rooms at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge are non-smoking. 24 hour room service.
Upgrade your stay to gain access to the Atrium Executive Lounge. Fee payable at hotel for upgrade. The lounge serves Hot and Cold Buffet Breakfast 6:30 till 10:30, Pastries noon till 15.00, afternoon tea 15.00 till `7.00, Alcoholic drinks and canapés 180.00 till 20.00. Other benefits include complimentary wireless internet access, views of Big Ben and houses of Parliament and a small meeting room.
Dining Options:Fine dining restaurant overlooking the River Thames and the Houses of parliament
Brasserie Joel: Signature Brasserie restaurant and Sushi bar with a relaxed atmosphere in modern surroundings. Uses the highest quality, freshest ingredients, to create classic brasserie dishes.
Serves breakfast, Lunch (not weekends) and dinner.
Ichi Sushi & Sashimi Bar: Intimate Japanese sushi restaurant with a cool and contemporary style and a choice of seating at the sushi bar, watching the skilled sushi chefs or at tables throughout the restaurant. Awarded 5 stars by View London 2010.
Open for lunch and dinner.
1WB Lounge & Patisserie: Lounge bar serving all day snacks along with a full range of drinks, beers and cocktails. The lounge has an all-day tapas menu and serves contemporary afternoon teas from 15.00 till 18.00 every day. Pastries and chocolates are available at the pastry counter.
Espressamente illy coffee shop: Found on the ground floor is this authentic Italian Cafe. Fine coffees and teas are served. Guests can choose to sit inside or outside.
Open: 18.30 till 20.00.
Primo Bar: Serves a range of cocktails cerated by the inhouse team of mixologists using the freshest ingredients. Live music every night .
Open 18.00 till late.
Extensive conference/meeting facilities with 35 high tech equipped rooms covering 2,700sqm floor space and of which 11 are boardrooms. The column-free Westminster Ballroom can handle 1,400 guests Theatre Style or 1,000 for Dinner.
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge has a dedicated business centre. 24 hour reception and concierge services.
Onsite is Mandara Spa and Fitness Centre with a 15 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, beauty treatment rooms, gym and a spa. The spa offers Elemis treatments including Stone Therapy, Facials, Pro-Collagen Hand and Nail Treatment, Replenishing Manicure, Spa Pedicure, Waxing, eyebrow shaping and tinting and Tanning. The gymnasium has a selection of cardio machines, resistance machines, stretching area and Power PlateTM machine.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Waterloo 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2 miles (3.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.9 miles (11.1 km). An amazing 4 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel.
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is located by the foot of Westminster Bridge, just on its south side. The bridge gives quick access to the north side of the river, Westminster and Parliament Square which is home to the Houses of Parliament. Opposite the hotel sits one of the UK's most popular attractions, The London Eye, which is at the east end of the South Bank. Next to the London Eye is the Old County Hall which was once the seat of government for London when it was home to the GLC (Greater London Council). Today its home to 2 hotels and the attraction of the London Aquarium. All along the South Bank are many places of interest such as the Museum of Moving Image, Hayward Gallery, Royal Festival Hall and the National Theatre. This location is convenient for the City of London, the financial area of the capital, which is access by either Blackfriars, Southwark or London Bridges. The hotel makes an ideal base for exploring central London with excellent local transport links. Westminster Bridge Road is a busy through road connecting the major mainline station of Waterloo with north London.
Bedroom Numbers: 1021 / 15 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.4 out of 5 by 35579 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 17667 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 357 of 1154 for hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 22375 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £50 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Park Plaza chain your closest choices would be:
Park Plaza County Hall: is 44 yards (40 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £142.
Park Plaza Waterloo: is 404 yards (369 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 87% and base rates begin at about £143.
Riverbank Park Plaza: 0.7 miles (1.2 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £119.
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £151.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Park Plaza Hotels across the chain average 86% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Park Plaza hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 865 London hotels, 2nd of 7 Park Plaza Hotels, and 49th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 4 star Novotel Waterloo, with base rates beginning from £136 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Strand Palace Hotel. 0.7 miles from the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge (1.2 km), has been rated at 80% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £163 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Corinthia Hotel London is potentially a good choice for you. The Corinthia Hotel London is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. The Corinthia Hotel London has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.9 miles (1.4 km) radius. They include 17 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Top 4 star hotel is Amba Charing Cross at 97%. Of these local hotels the highest rated are Corinthia Hotel London (5 star), the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) and also the 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £175 per night. They range from a low of £63 at Travelodge Waterloo (3 Star, 90%) and the Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden (3 Star, 90%) to a high of £500 at 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%) and the St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £264, Four Star average: £150, Three Star average: £104 and Two Star average: £82.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 30th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 8th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 30th of 50 (16th of 19 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 20th of 38 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Haymarket Hotel was top).