Hotel in Detail:The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall opened as a brand new build hotel in January 2015. The hotel benefits from a location in a quiet and leafy side street in Vauxhall called Vauxhall Walk. The hotel has a bright and contemporary style and promises guests accommodation where you live rather than stay (despite the brands name). Became the first hotel in London to have its own hotel dog whose job it is to welcome guests. The hotel became home to Waggers, a Labrador/Poodle cross (Labradoodle), in March 2015.
Bridging the gap between hotel and apartments all the studios and suites come with a fully equipped kitchen. This includes a toaster, microwave, kettle, refrigerator, dishwasher, pots and pans and other utensils. Additionally you will find workspace, phone with voicemail, work desk with lamp, free wireless internet, stereo, flat screen TV, in room movies and premium cable. The bathrooms come with either a shower or bath.
Maid service each day (light). Full maid service once a week. Maid service is by request only on weekends.
A daily breakfast (included in room rate) is served each morning in the Hub Kitchen. Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the hotel holds what it calls a “managers social evening” between 19.00 and 20.00. On these evenings wine, beer, soft drinks and snacks are served free of charge.
The lounge area of the hotel features a real fireplace for a homely feel. Tea and coffee is available throughout the day and there is also a television in this area.
'Body Shop' is the gymnasium open to guests 24 hours. The equipment includes treadmills, cross trainers, bikes and rowing machines.
Other services include luggage storage, dry cleaning, same day laundry and onsite laundry facilities (free for guests).
Additionally guests have 24 hour access to the Staybridge Suites Vauxhall business centre which includes services such as copying, printing and scanning.
Hotel has lifts. Reception manned 24 hours. Hotel is fully non–smoking.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Vauxhall 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.4 miles (3.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.8 miles (10.9 km). The Staybridge Suites London–Vauxhall sits within 250 yards (228 metres) of the River Thames. This is a busy working river that includes dedicated walks, river view bars and restaurants and even a river bus system. The nearest River bus is at St George Wharf Pier at 0.4 miles (0.6 km). The same distance away is Vauxhall tube and railway station, about a 10 minute walk. The hotel sits on the south side of the Thames between Lambeth and Vauxhall Bridges and less than 1 mile (1.6 km) from the major railway station at Waterloo. The immediate area includes various shops, restaurants and bars (including adjacent to the Staybridge). A big plus for families is that the hotel is adjacent to a good sized park, Pedlars Park, and within 352 yards (321 metres) of Vauxhall City Farm (on Tyers Street) which includes many different types of animals. Less than 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the South bank devilment, a bustling area with lots of attractions and things do to (home to the London Eye) and is a 15 minute walk from the hotel. Close to major places of interest such as Lambeth Palace 440 yards, (402 metres) Tate Britain 0.32 miles (0.5 km), Kenning Oval Stadium 0.55 miles (0.9 km), Jewel Tower 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Imperial war Museum 0.6 miles (1.0 km), London Aquarium, 0.8 miles (1.3 km) and The London Eye 0.8 miles (1.3 km). In summery this location isn't quite in the very heart of central London but is within easy reach of the west end and theatre districts while giving guests a slightly more relaxed location with plenty to see and do. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall opened as a brand new build hotel in January 2015. The hotel benefits from a location in a quiet and leafy side street in Vauxhall called Vauxhall Walk. The hotel has a bright and contemporary style and promises guests accommodation where you live rather than stay (despite the brands name).
Bedroom Numbers: 93
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 97% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Intercontinental Hotels across the chain average 91% so this hotel is one of the better rated Intercontinental hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 23rd from 866 London hotels, 1st of 4 Intercontinental Hotels, and 7th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Hotel Indigo London Paddington, where rates start from £136 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Indigo London Paddington also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles from here (0.4 km), has been rated at 82% by past guests and has rates from around £96 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from here. The Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (100 Vauxhall Walk, SE11 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.1 miles (1.8 km) radius. Consisting of 7 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 80%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 73%). Top 4 star hotel is Staybridge Suites Vauxhall (this hotel) at 97%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 star) and also the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) (both joint top with 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.
For the nearest 51 hotels in the area we have base rate data on all of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £143 per night. Starting from £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 76%) with top rates of £500 at 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%) and the St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £292, Four Star average: £152, Three Star average: £96 and Two Star average: £75.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Staybridge Suites Vauxhall 3rd of 50 nearby hotels and 1st for the 20 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 33rd of 51 (11th (joint) of 20 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 1st of 49 for pure value for money.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Intercontinental chain your choices nearby include:
Intercontinental London park Lane: is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £274.
Intercontinental London O2 Arena: is 5.2 miles (8.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 93% and base rates begin at about £136.
Staybridge Suites London Stratford City: 6.1 miles (9.8 km), rated at 91% and with rates from around £92.
2018: Top Value for Money UK: 10th