Hotel in Detail:The Travelodge London Waterloo opened on the 1st July 2010.
Bedrooms come with a wall mounted lat screen television, central heating, fan, wireless internet access (charges) and tea/coffee facilities. Hairdryer and ironing board/iron available on request. Rooms en-suite with towels provided.
This Travelodge features an onsite Bar Café which serves breakfast, dinner, and drinks from the fully licensed bar along with vending machines. Breakfast is an all you can eat buffet which a large selection of items such as a cooked breakfast, with sausages, scrambled eggs, fresh tomato, bacon and baked beans; as well as croissants, muffins, toast, Kellogg's cereal, Granola, fruit and yoghurt. Hot drinks and fruit juices. In the evening choose from dishes such as burgers, pizza, fish and salad.
The bar is air-conditioned and serves a full range of drinks such as wines, quality lagers, beers, soft drinks and spirits.
There is a night porter.
There are no luggage storage facilities due to security reasons. Smoking is not permitted throughout the hotel.
Please note: Dinner will not be available on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day at this hotel.
Breakfast will be served as usual on these days and the bar will also be open for drinks.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: London Waterloo 299 yards (273 metres), Tube Station: Lambeth North 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.6 miles (2.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 7.2 miles (11.6 km). The 3 tube stations and 2 railway stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km) of the hotel means transport links are excellent.
The Travelodge Waterloo is on the south side of the River Thames. This means you need to cross via one of the bridges to reach the main tourist areas around the West End and W1 postcode. You can actually walk to the West End in around 35 minutes via any of the appropriate bridges. The Westminster Bridge, Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Bridges are all within half a mile. Even closer is the major railway terminus of Waterloo Station at 1/3rd of a mile where a tube into the City of London can take just 5 minutes. There is a lot to see and do within the surrounding area with plenty of bars and restaurants including a fish and chip shop opposite the Travelodge. The Imperial War Museum is just 1/4 of a mile to the south west of the Travelodge Waterloo while the South Bank is just 0.5 miles to the north. Along the South Bank which runs alongside the river Thames are places such as the Royal festival Hall, Hayward Gallery and the National Gallery. This is where you will also find 2 of the capitals top attractions, the London Aquarium and the London Eye which can be walked in around 10 minutes. Other notable places of interest close by include the Tate Modern (0.5 miles), Lambeth Palace (0.6 miles) and Shakespeare's Globe (0.7 miles).
There are several bus routes running right past the hotel going into central London (around 15 minutes) and north London or indeed south London destinations.
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: The hotel does not have a car park. Nearest pay car parks are 0.5 miles from the Travelodge.
Bedroom Numbers: 279
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.5 out of 5 by 1208 past guests
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 179 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 1208 reviews)
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Travelodge chain your choices nearby include:
Travelodge Southwark Hotel: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £81.
Travelodge Central Bank: is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 70% and base rates begin at about £49.
Travelodge Covent Garden: 1.3 miles (2.0 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £70.
Travelodge Central Tower Bridge: 1.6 miles (2.7 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £51.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Travelodge Hotels have an average guest rating of 76%. The Travelodge Waterloo with its rating of 90% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Travelodge hotel.
A massive 24% above the average for 3 star hotels, 11% for Greater London and 14% above the average for the Travelodge chain makes this a top pick and highly recommended hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 865 London hotels, 1st of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 19th of 321 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 Hampton By Hilton Waterloo, whose lowest rates start at about £162 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Hampton By Hilton Waterloo also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Victoria Inn Hotel. 1.4 miles from the Travelodge Waterloo (2.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and has rates from around £49.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Staybridge Suites Vauxhall could be a good choice, it's only 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (195-203 Waterloo Road, SE1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.7 km) radius. Consisting of 13 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 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 (this hotel), Premier Inn County Hall, Premier Inn Southwark Tate Modern, Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market and Premier Inn Blackfriars (Fleet Street) (all five score 90%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £154 per night. Starting from £63 at Travelodge Waterloo (3 Star, 90%) with top rates of £438 at Corinthia Hotel London (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £248, Four Star average: £134, Three Star average: £107 and Two Star average: £82.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Waterloo Hub Hotel and Suites top.