Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Pimlico 0.4 miles (0.7 km), Railway Station: Vauxhall 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.6 miles (4.2 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.5 miles (10.5 km). The Doubletree by Hilton Westminster London is within what would be classed as central London and sits almost opposite the River Thames. The Thames makes for some great walks along its bank with dedicated walkways along much of its length. Nearby major shopping restaurants and pubs can be found on Victoria Street less than half a mile to the north while more local type amenities are in the surrounding vicinity notably along Vauxhall bridge Road and . Some of the best known area such as London's theatreland are best accessed by public transport being just over a mile from the hotel. A very short walk from the hotel is the Tate Britain art gallery (0.21 miles) and just a little further in the other direction is Parliament Square (0.41 miles) home to the Houses of Parliament, House of Lords and Westminster Abbey. Other nearby attractions include the London Aquarium (0.64 miles), London Eye (Millennium Wheel) (0.77 miles), Buckingham Palace (0.81 miles), Trafalgar Square (0.91 miles), Cabinet War Rooms (0.58 miles) and Queens Gallery (0.79 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Doubletree by Hilton Westminster is modern in style and amenities, fully sound proofed and an added touch being the addition of an Imac multimedia entertainment system in every bedroom. All areas of the hotel have access to the hotels free WiFi high speed internet connection.
Each room features a flat screen cable television and CD & DVD player (with cd and dvd library), Floor-to-ceiling glass windows that open, air-conditioning, Direct dial telephones with voicemail services, Laptop safe, Personal bar, tea/coffee facility plus biscuits, complimentary wireless internet access, skype, Iron and ironing board and Hairdryer. For the comfort of the guests beds have anti-allergy pillows and 13.5 tog anti-allergy duvet. All rooms are en-suite with Walk-in power shower, top brand toiletries and cotton bathrobes.
Room service is 24 hours.
Newspapers can be delivered to your bedroom.
Express check-in and check out options available.
All floors have lift access.
Standard rooms: as above.
City Club rooms: Guaranteed early arrival from 10am and extended departure until 4pm. A personal contact in Guest Services provides extra assistance. A complimentary drink served in the Millbank Lounge daily. In-room complimentary mineral water refreshed daily. Fruit platter provided on arrival. Upgraded toiletries. Complimentary daily newspaper.
Suites: Great views of London and the River Thames. Suites have a separate lounge and dining area. Bath plus walk-in power shower along with luxury toiletries. A personal contact in Guest Services, free drink each day in Millbank lounge, fruit platter on arrival, complimentary mineral water.
Accessible rooms: twenty two bedrooms are fully wheelchair accessible. They also have extra low beds, wider doorways, roll-in shower, raised sink, grab rails and pull cords.
Dining Options:City Café : Serves contemporary European cuisine in stylish surroundings and features an ever changing menu. Private Dining is also available. The City Cafe has the option for Al Fresco dining on its terrace (called Art Street) during the summer months. Art Street provides a covered boulevard created for Mint Hotel Westminster by artist Susanna Heron. Menu includes seasonal, pre-theatre and vegetarian options and is complimented by an extensive wine list and A La Carte options.
Open 06.30 till 22.30 (from 07.00 weekends)
Millbank Lounge: Stylish cosmopolitan cocktail bar with a rich ambience. Large whisky library. Hosts live DJ and music (including jazz). Window booths can be reserved and there is wireless broadband internet access throughout the bar. Snacks and light meals. Snack bites and deserts available from the bar. The bar menu covers dishes from Thailand to European fusion to typical English and includes vegetarian choices.
Non-residents can enjoy Millbank Lounge to the early morning.
Open 08.00 till 02.00 (till 23.00 Sundays)
The Doubletree by Hilton London Westminster has seven meeting rooms. The each come with internet access, air-conditioning, Breakout refreshment area and high tech AV equipment.
Portable computer and mobile telephone hire available upon request.
Onsite is a gym open 05.00 till midnight and available only to hotel guests. It is fitted with cardio and resistance machines along with TV screen and chilled water.
The hotel is adapted for accessibility and these features include reception
Throughout the hotel, additional accessibility features include reception induction loop and accessible public toilets.
Bedroom Numbers: 460
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm) (early check-in with prior arrangement)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £30 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Doubletree chain your closest choices would be:
Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel: is 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £161.
Doubletree By Hilton West End: is 1.9 miles (3.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £190.
Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch: 2.0 miles (3.2 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £152.
Doubletree by Hilton London Kensington: 2.3 miles (3.6 km), rated at 75% and with rates from around £116.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Doubletree hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 389th from 866 London hotels, 7th of 13 Doubletree Hotels, and 175th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Doubletree By Hilton Westminster and not too far (0.3 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Riverbank Park Plaza, where prices begin from around £119 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Riverbank Park Plaza also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Grange Rochester Hotel. 0.4 miles from here (0.7 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £62.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star Staybridge Suites Vauxhall stands out in that regard. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (30 John Islip St, SW1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. They are made up of 9 five star hotels (average rating 93%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 4 star hotel is Artist Residence London at 98%. Top rated of the local hotels is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £155 per night. From a low of £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 74%) and the highest rates top out at £500 at 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%) and the St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £306, Four Star average: £158, Three Star average: £95 and Two Star average: £73.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Doubletree By Hilton Westminster 33rd (joint) of 50 area hotels and 17th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 30th of 50 (10th (joint) of 19 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 38th of 48 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Goring Hotel was top).
2010: 2nd Top 25 European Destinations chosen by Europeans
2007: Bronze status for Customer service.
Past Names: Mint Hotel Westminster (2011), City Inn Westminster (November 2010)