Hotel in Detail:How many guests can boast of having slept in a police station? Well guests at The Doubletree By Hilton London Greenwich Hotel can claim exactly that as the building is a full renovation of a former 1930's police station. Having opened in November 2012 (as the Mercure Greenwich) this is a modern hotel with contemporary accommodation. Guests enjoy the signature hot chocolate chip cookie on check-in at the Doubletree. There is also a viewing deck on the eighth floor giving greats views out over London.
Royal Institute of British Architects award winning building.
Guest bedrooms all come with a large flat screen TV, work desk, direct dial telephone, voicemail, laptop safe, iron with board, coffee machine, tea & coffee making facilities. other additional features include air conditioning and temperature control and Multi Media, free WiFi, direct dial telephone with Voicemail. The bathrooms have free toiletries, a hairdryer and Bathrobe.
Eight bedrooms are available that have improved accessibility. 24 hour room service can be ordered via the television.
Connecting rooms available.
Dining Options:O1 Restaurant: Strives to use locally sourced fresh seasonal ingredients where ever possible. Former restored Firearms Shooting Gallery with live projector wall providing an array of films such as frozen planet and penguins while you dine.
O1 Bar: Cosy chilled-out bar to enjoy some of the best wines, cocktails and Champagne in Greenwich. Stay for a light lunch, supper and indulge yourself with Afternoon Teas.
Two meeting room suitable for up to 50 guests is
The Doubletree Greenwich is fully non-smoking throughout.
Other services include luggage storage, dry cleaning, laundry, business services and lifts. 24 hour reception desk.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Greenwich 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Deptford Bridge 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Tube Station: New Cross 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 8.7 miles (14 km). National rail stations link out to the rest of the UK. There is 3 national railway stations inside of 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. The Doubletree By Hilton London Greenwich Hotel sits close to the starting point of the London marathon which is half a mile from the hotel at Greenwich and Blackheath Park. The area is in south London and just opposite the Docklands/canary Wharf district. However to access the Docklands you will need to use of the connecting bridges or tunnels. In this case either Rotherhithe or Blackwell tunnel if travelling by road. The two areas are also linked by the DLR (Docklands Light railway) with Deptford Bridge DLR being just a few minutes walk from the hotel (a 10 minute ride gets you to Greenwich railway station). Greenwich has a long maritime tradition and is home to both the National Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark replica (15 minutes walk). Of course Greenwich is also synonymous with world standard time as its marks the point of the zero longitude line form which all world clocks take their time. The actual line is marked by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Other local points of interest include Greenwich Market and Greenwich Theatre. The O2 arena is within 2 miles.
Background:Was called The Greenwich Hotel till January 2017 and was the Mercure Greenwich Hotel until June 2016.
Newly opened 2012
Bedroom Numbers: 147 / 11 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £20 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, and 28th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, where rates start from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel may be one too look at, 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 closest fifty hotels around this area (Catherine Grove, SE10 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 3.5 miles (5.6 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 6 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 79%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 78%). Top 4 star hotel is citizenM Tower of London at 92%. The highest rating goes to Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £97 per night. The lowest rates are at £49 at Britannia International Hotel (4 Star, 66%) and the Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks/Docklands (3 Star, 78%) and highest base rates of £274 at Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 Star, 99%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £170, Four Star average: £97, Three Star average: £80 and Two Star average: £62.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Doubletree Hilton London Greenwich 11th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 5th (joint) for the 22 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 19th of 50 (6th (joint) of 22 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 5th of 44 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Ibis Docklands Excel was top).