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.
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 1021 / 15 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £45 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 87% and rates start from about £144.
Park Plaza Waterloo: is 404 yards (369 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £119.
Riverbank Park Plaza: 0.7 miles (1.2 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £118.
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £135.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Park Plaza Hotels across the chain average 87% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Park Plaza hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 7 Park Plaza Hotels, and 49th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with base rates beginning from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and has rates from around £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star The Arch Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
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 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Of these local hotels the highest rated is Amba Charing Cross (4 star) at 100%.
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 22nd of 49 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Haymarket Hotel was top).