Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Colliers Wood 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: Haydons Road 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.7 miles (10.8 km). Located south of the River Thames close to Colliers Wood tube station. The train journey into central London takes around 30 minutes. Convenient for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships held at the all England Tennis club each June which is 2 miles north west of the hotel. Colliers Wood can lay claim to being home to one of the UK's ugliest buildings, known as the Colliers Wood Tower this large office block was named London's ugliest building in 2006. Its also home one of the largest supermarkets in Europe, the Sainsbury's Savacentre supermarket, located at 1 Merton high Street. Wimbledon is useful as a stop point between Gatwick Airport (about 40 minutes ) and central London and 2 motorways are within 10 miles, the M4 and the M25. The nearest airport is actually one of London's lesser known international airports, Biggin Hill, where aircraft are available for charter. Directly opposite the hotel is a retail park which includes a large supermarket, restaurants/coffee shop and large stores. Local places of interest include Merton Abbey Mills craft fair and market (0.1 miles), Wandle Heritage Centre Merton Heritage Centre telling the story of Merton (0.1 miles), Deen City Farm and Riding School (0.3 miles) and the London Sewing Machine Museum (1.8 miles). For local shopping take a trip to the Centre Court Shopping Mall on Queens Road 1 mile from the hotel where you will find 2 floors of shops and a 3rd floor for eating. Major attractions within reach include Kew Gardens (6.8 miles), Hampton Court (7.1 miles) and Chessington World of Adventures (7.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The hotel is next to the River Wandle and has several fast food restaurants in the immediate vicinity and a pub serving food within 5 minutes walk.
If you've ever stayed in a Premier Inn previously then you'll more or less know what to expect as the facilities are pretty much standard across all their hotels.
Within the Premier Inn Wimbledon South is a contemporary styled restaurant and licensed bar (Bar Est). The restaurant serves evening meals which consists of a selection of traditional English and Continental dishes. Breakfast has two options, either the full selection with as much as you can eat for a fixed price or for slightly less a continental breakfast.
Rooms are en-suite with supplied shower gel. Bedrooms have free WiFi, satellite flat screen TV, coffee/tea tray, heating/air conditioning and desk.
Beds have a duvet. Hairdryers available.
Accessible bedrooms available.
Receptions remains open 24/7.
Bedroom Numbers: 132
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges may apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Premier Inn chain your choices nearby include:
Premier Inn Wandsworth: is 2.8 miles (4.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 87% and rates start from about £93.
Premier Inn Putney Bridge: is 4.0 miles (6.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £45.
Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court: 5.5 miles (8.9 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £191.
Premier Inn Kensington Olympia: 5.6 miles (9.0 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £127.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 86% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Premier Inn hotels.
Below average for a Premier Inn hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 3 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 341st from 861 London hotels, 47th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, and 85th of 324 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon-South, where rates start from £59 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Ibis Styles London Croydon Hotel. 3.3 miles away (5.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 71% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £40 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 3 Star The Alma Hotel may be one too look at, and some 3.2 miles (5.2 km) from this hotel. The Alma Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (27 Chapter Way, SW19 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 5.4 miles (8.6 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 4 five star hotels (average rating 84%), 12 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 27 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 7 two star hotels (average rating 72%). Coming out as the top rated hotels are The Alma Hotel (3 star) and also the Tulse Hill Hotel (3 star) (both joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £83 per night. They range from a low of £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 70%) up to £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £228, Four Star average: £101, Three Star average: £61 and Two Star average: £53.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Premier Inn Wimbledon South 15th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 6th (joint) for the 27 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 40th of 50 (26th of 27 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 43rd of 47 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Hotel Rafayel and Spa was top).
Comment: Hotel was newly opened in 2005.