Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Richmond 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 2 2.5 miles (4 km). The Bingham Hotel Richmiond upon Thames is located to the south west of central London alongside the River Thames and close to the town centre of Richmond. Convenient for Kew Gardens which is 2 miles to the north. The hotel is close to Richmond Park (0.4 miles) with over 2000 acres of open land including a wild heard of deer. The hotel is adjacent to a small area of open park and there's also a slightly larger park area within 150 yards called Terrace Gardens. Wimbledon tennis championships is within 4 miles. Twickenham Rugby ground is even closer at 1.5 miles. Very close to Richmond Bridge giving accessibility to area such as Hounslow and Heathrow Airport. Richmond Tube is half a mile away and can be walked in 15 minutes. The London Wetland Centre is just over 3 miles form the hotel by Barnes Common and the 42 hectare site is the best urban wildlife site in Europe.
Hotel in Detail:A boutique style hotel with an acclaimed restaurant the Bingham Hotel enjoys a scenic location alongside the River Thames. The hotel aims to give guests that home away from home feel.
Bedrooms feature bespoke art deco inspired furniture and all are individually decorated with en-suite bathrooms. Bedrooms come with air-conditioning, flat screen TV with digital channels and DVD player, complimentary wireless internet access, Duck and goose feather duvets cosset and built-in music systems with a dedicated music library.
Superior and River Design rooms allow for in-room 'Bliss Beauty' treatments are available from cleansing reiki, relaxing full body and Indian head massages and therapeutic reflexology using products from the Essentially Bliss range. These rooms also off river views and benefit from the additional indulgence of Whirlpool baths. Two rooms boast antique four poster bed.
A major aspect to the Bingham Hotel is its 40 seat Michelin starred restaurant. An elegant and chic setting serving British cuisine. Lunch and dinner include a La Carte options and set menu options also for lunch. The restaurant also serves breakfast. The menu makes use of the finest locally sourced ingredients. There is an extensive cheese counter, fine wine list and a heated balcony seats 20 for alfresco dining on warmer nights. The wine list comprises of Old and New World bins, focusing predominantly on 'boutique' winemakers and fine champagnes. Afternoon tea also served.
Breakfast served 7.00 till 10.00 (from 08.00 weekends). Lunch noon till 14.30 (Sunday noon till 16.00), Afternoon tea 15.30 till 17.30 (Sunday 16.00 till 18.00), Dinner 19.00 till 22.00 (last orders).
The restaurant also incorporates a cocktail bar. Features expansive mirrors, a hand blown glass chandelier and contemporary twists including a silver leafed ceiling. Open late for Bingham members and 24 hours for hotel residents. Serves hot drinks alongside the full selection of winds, spirits and beers. There is also an all-day bar menu.
The hotel reception is open to guests 24/7. Luggage storage available. No smoking throughout. Hotel i air-conditioned.
Parking: Not onsite. nearby pay parking available.
Bedroom Numbers: 15
Check-in: 15.00 till midnight
Check-out: 07.00 till 11.00
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £10 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 90% is 13% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 232nd from 866 London hotels, 4th of 64 Heathrow hotels, and 54th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (6.2 miles, 9.9 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Hayes (Heathrow), with rates that start from about £49 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Heathrow Heston Eastbound. 4.3 miles away (7.0 km), achieving a rating of 80% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £36.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 4 Star Artist Residence London may well be of interest to you. Note though that the Artist Residence London is 7.3 miles (11.7) from the Bingham Hotel. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
History:The Bingham was originally two Georgian houses. Lady Ann Bingham lived here under a lease arrangement in 1821 and during her stay added the room that became the Bingham's Bar. Other former residents have included poets Katherine Harris Bradley and Edith Emma Cooper who wrote under the pseudonym Michael Field in 1899. Bought by Ruth and Bill Trinder in 1984 who then ran the building as a bed and breakfast hotel. Current owners are Samantha Trinder and Isidor Gorgevik.
Bingham Restaurant is a 1 star Michelin holder and 2 AA Rosettes holder.