Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.4 miles (3.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.9 miles (9.5 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 6 tube stations (underground system). Well its hard to imagine a more fabulous location from which to explore the heart of London than that enjoyed by the Z Hotel Soho. Surrounded by some of the best known attractions and places of interest and all within walking distance. Soho itself is world renowned for its Chinese influences and indeed this is where you will the area called Chinatown which has a huge number of Chinese restaurants. The area is also well know for its fantastic nightlife with lots of major clubs such as Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club along with a number of clubs catering for a very adult taste. This is also part of Theatreland with 16 theatres within 350 yards of the Z Hotel. Palace Theatre is opposite the hotel. Just 200 yards from Leicester Square which is a magnet for nightlife all centred around the small central park complete with Charlie Chaplin Statue. The distance of 200 yards finds Covent Garden with its famous piazza and buskers. Moor Street on which the hotel sits is actually a small side road off of the major arterial road Charing Cross Road by its junction with Shaftesbury Avenue. So transport links are great with a constant flow of taxis and buses and 7 tube stops within half a mile. The hotel is surrounded by pubs and restaurants and is literally sandwiched between a pub (The Cambridge) and a restaurant itself.
Hotel in Detail:Compact luxury hits downtown London. Compact luxury is the buzzword Z Hotels have given their chain and which of course pretty much fits the ethos of the Z Hotel Soho and its uber modern designer hotel feel. While most hotels who advertise big screen TV's in their bedrooms will have a 32 inch here at the Z Hotel you get a 40 inch flat screen TV. The beds are a big deal and are all hand crafted. Bedrooms feature complimentary wireless internet access. Every bedroom has private bathroom facilities separated by a glass partition (wet room, shower, toiltries ) and while they may be on the small side compared to regular hotels the clever use of space gives them a much bigger feel than their bare dimensions might suggest. For example the beds design allows for under bed storage and there is wall mounted hanging space for your clothes. Additionally they are all air-conditioned (with individual temperature control) and soundproofed. In your bedroom you will find a hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and an iPod docking station.
Onsite is the hotels own Z Cafe which serves breakfast and all day snacks. Breakfast options include fresh ciabattas, smoked salmon bagels and cereals (including organic options). Snacks during the day include seasonal soups, baguettes and platters. Also serves wines and Champagnes. As the weather improves into the summer guests can dine Al fresco dining in the hotel courtyard.
The hotel has a 24 hour front desk and strictly prohibits smoking in any area of the hotel.
There is no room service or porterage.
Bedroom Numbers: 85
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Z chain your choices nearby include:
Z Hotel Piccadilly: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £84.
The Z Hotel City: is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 86% and base rates begin at about £60.
Z Hotel Gloucester Place: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £80.
The Z Hotel Victoria: 1.4 miles (2.3 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £80.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Z Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Z hotels.
Below average for a Z 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: 401st from 866 London hotels, 4th of 6 Z Hotels, and 106th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the The Z Hotel Soho and not too far away (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Covent Garden, where prices begin from around £70 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the St George Hotel. 1.2 miles away (2.0 km), has scored 61% from former guests and has rates from around £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 4 Star Hazlitts Hotel ticks many of the right boxes. The Hazlitts Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. The Hazlitts Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (17 Moor Street, W1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 20 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 6 three star hotels (average rating 84%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Top 3 star hotel is Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden at 90%. Of the 51 local hotels top rated are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star) and also the Haymarket Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. Looking at all the base rates of the 51 local hotels the average rate is £183 per night. Rates range from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) and the highest rates top out at £396 at Cafe Royal Hotel London and the Savoy Hotel London (both are 5 Star hotels with a rating of 91%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £275, Four Star average: £135, Three Star average: £90 and Two Star average: £18.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked The Z Hotel Soho 32nd (joint) of the 51 local hotels and 4th for the 6 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 7th of 50 (3rd of 6 three star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 30th of 46 for sheer bang for buck (SoHostel was top).
History: The building was originally twelve Georgian townhouses which have since been convrted.
Awards: One of the top ten hotels in London: HerladScotland newspaper 2015