Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Twickenham 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Tube Station: Hounslow East 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 2 3.1 miles (5 km). Rugby fans could not have dreamed for a better located since the London Marriott Twickenham Hotel is actually part of the South Stand of Twickenham Rugby sports stadium. This location is some nine and a half miles to the south west from the heart of central London, and on the southern side of the River Thames. Access into central London is pretty straightforward suing the Chiswick Bridge, or Hammersmith and Kew bridges make for alternatives. Heathrow Airport is only just over 5 miles to the north west. Twickenham itself is part of the larger area of Richmond and the surrounding area to the hotel is known for its large number of pubs/bars. There are many local places of interest that include York House and Gardens (0.7 miles) (17th century mansion with a sunken lawn, marble statues and Japanese garden), Orleans House Gallery (1 mile) (Richmond's main art gallery within a fine 18th century house), Marble Hill House (1 mile) (Dating from 1724. Restored and recreated Palladian villa still set in 66 acres of riverside parkland. Collection of early Georgian paintings) Lampton Park (1.7 miles) (nature area with tennis courts and a crazy golf course and gardens). The major attractions of Kew Gardens is just under 3 miles from the hotel and Hampton Court is 3.6 miles to the south. There are 4 race courses within 15 miles at Sandown (5.7 miles), Epson (10.7 miles), Windsor (13 miles) and Ascot (14.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The London Marriott Twickenham is a brand new hotel with a modern and contemporary design and style. 20 minutes by train from Waterloo station and just 10 minutes (normal traffic) by road from the M25 orbital motorway.
Bedrooms of course all have their own private bathrooms. In-room you will find WiFi high speed internet access, direct dial telephone with voicemail, minibar, desk space, cable 32" flat screen television with sky and Setanta sports channels, Revive bedding (duvet, linen, 300 thread count).
Additionally there are 6 VIP suites that have views over the Twickenham pitch.
Dining Options:Twenty Two South Chophouse Restaurant (named after the 22 meter drop line on the pitch): Serves British influenced cuisine with locally sourced ingredients. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Side Step Bar: Opens from lunchtime and is located in the very heart of the hotel. The bar also serves lunch and dinner along with the full range of drinks and has large screen plasma TV's showing sports events.
There is also a lobby Bar and a 'grab-and-go' coffee lounge.
Adjoining the Marriott Twickenham hotel is the Virgin Active Classic Health Club with a gymnasium, spa, climbing wall and 20 meter indoor swimming pool. Hotel guests have complimentary membership.
Meeting/function facilities with 5000 sq metres of floor space catering for up to 9000 delegates. The largest room can handle 800 guests.
There is also a full concierge service and a dedicated business centre.
This is an all no-smoking hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 156 / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Parking:Public parking is available on site and charges may apply.
Internet:Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £15 per 24 hours. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Marriott chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Marriott Heathrow Hotel: is 4.6 miles (7.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £83.
Marriott London Kensington: is 7.0 miles (11.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £144.
Park Tower Knightsbridge: 8.4 miles (13.5 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £283.
Marriott Maida Vale: 8.5 miles (13.7 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £104.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 84% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Marriott Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Marriott hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 84% is 7% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 332nd from 861 London hotels, 9th of 22 Marriott Hotels, 10th of 60 Heathrow hotels, and 136th of 326 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (1.5 miles, 2.4 km) would be the 4 star Hilton London Syon Park, with rates that start from about £115 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Continental Hotel Heathrow. 1.6 miles from the Marriott Twickenham Hotel (2.5 km), has scored 72% from former guests and has rates from around £50 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 3 Star Holiday Inn Express Ealing seems like a possible option, and some 3.8 miles (6.2 km) from this hotel. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
History:Opened in March 2009. The hotel was part of the new south stand which in its entirety cost around £95 million pounds with construction starting in July 2005.
The interior areas of the hotel were designed by 'Richmond International of London'.