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.
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).
Bedroom Numbers: 460
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm) (early check-in with prior arrangement)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 9871 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.9 out of 5 from 2276 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 538 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 7595 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
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 £152.
Doubletree By Hilton West End: is 1.9 miles (3.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 72% and base rates begin at about £188.
Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch: 2.0 miles (3.2 km), rated at 79% and with rates from around £152.
Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £119.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Doubletree hotels.
Below average for a Doubletree 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 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, 6th of 12 Doubletree Hotels, and 206th of 333 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 £139 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Riverbank Park Plaza also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Rochester Hotel by Blue Orchid. 0.4 miles away (0.7 km), has scored 74% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £94.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Staybridge Suites Vauxhall seems like a possible option. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
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 79%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 4 star hotels are The Resident Victoria and the Artist Residence London (both 97%). 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, 75%) 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 34th (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 33rd of 44 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Victoria Inn Hotel was top).