Hotel in Detail:Was called the Peckham Lodge till 2016.
The Best Western London Peckham hotel is housed in a Victorian building dating back to 1849. Quirky in nature the hotel has a retro feel with modern touches. You will also find references to one of Peckhams most famous characters, Del Trotter (of Only Fools and Horses fame). Don't be surprised if Dels favourite phrase, Luvvly Jubbly, is found on your bed frame or Dells famous clocks showing the time in New York, Paris and London. The Best Western Peckham is a budget hotel offering value for money slightly away from the main tourist areas. Complimentary WiFi can be picked up in all areas of the hotel adding to the value for money.
All the bedrooms are en–suite (shower, WC, free toiletries) and come with air–conditioning, free wireless internet access, large smart flat screen TVs, tea and coffee maker, phone, radio, hairdryer and heating. Bedrooms average 60–90 square foot so are on the compact side.
Limited room service. Daily maid service. Wakeup service. Ground floor rooms available. Daily towel change.
Breakfast is served daily in the dedicated quirky and retro breakfast room.
There is coffee lounge with large screen TV.
There is a computer available in the lounge which is free for guests use and has printing facilities.
The front desk is manned 24 hours. Other services include luggage storage, cash machine, and lifts. Guests also have use of the read garden area.
The Best Western Peckham is fully non–smoking. Onsite parking is very limited.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Peckham Rye 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Tube Station: New Cross Gate 1.5 miles (2.4 km), DLR Station: Deptford Bridge 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 8.8 miles (14.2 km). The Best Western London Peckham hotel is located of course within Peckham. This is a south London location (south of the River Thames) some 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the main west end in the heart of central London. The mainline station of Packham Rye (links with London Bridge Station) is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away while the nearest tube station is New Cross Gate at 1.5 miles (2.4 km). However the hotel is on a major high road with a bus stop outside (20 minute ride into central London), a major bus terminal with 5 minutes walk and also plenty of local shops nearby. There is a 24 hour supermarket next door and Sainsburys within 5 minutes walk. Peckham is not a tourist type of area and is more lower middle class residential, it does offer much better value though than more central and upmarket areas. Peckham is home to a large West Indian population and the influences are very much part of the area. A 10 minute walk west finds Camberwell which offers some better class restaurants and bars. Other local places of interest include South London Gallery 352 yards, (321 metres) Burgess Park 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Bermondsey Market 1.6 miles (2.6 km) and Kennington Oval 1.8 miles (2.9 km).
History: Fully refurbished 2016.
Bedroom Numbers: 220
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Best Western Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Best Western hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 623rd from 866 London hotels, 14th of 18 Best Western Hotels, and 205th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel, with rates that start from about £85 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from here (0.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 70% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £47.
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel is potentially a good choice for you. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (110 Peckham Road, SE15 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 2.6 miles (4.1 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 7 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 81%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Top 3 star hotels are Travelodge Waterloo and the Premier Inn Southwark Borough Market (both 90%). The highest rating in the isa 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 £123 per night. The lowest rates are at £50 at Best Western Peckham (this hotel) (3 Star, 75%) and highest base rates of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £243, Four Star average: £122, Three Star average: £86 and Two Star average: £71.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Best Western Peckham 46th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 16th (joint) for the 19 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 1st of 50 (1st of 19 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 13th of 45 for sheer bang for buck (Chamberlain Hotel was top).
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Best Western chain your nearest options are:
Best Western Corona: is 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 75% and rates start from about £80.
Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel: is 3.1 miles (5.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 78% and base rates begin at about £71.
Best Western Delmere Hotel: 5.1 miles (8.2 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £107.
Best Western Mornington Hotel: 5.1 miles (8.3 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £101.