Hotel in Detail:The Regency Townhouse Hotel is a Georgian grade II listed building meaning its of important architectural significance. The building has a long history and began life in the 18th century when it was owned by the Duke of Bedford.
Offering something very rare for London, bedrooms that will accommodate up to 5 adults. Each bedroom has a classic style and comes with a fridge freezer and a microwave. You also get central heating, a flat screen television, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and free internet access (wireless). All bedrooms are en–suite with daily maid service.
Another rare facility offered by the Regency Hotel is free luggage storage AFTER you have checked out (for that day only).
Other services include safety deposit box at reception, photocopies and fax, ironing and ironing board and a 24 hour front desk. There is a rear garden area where guests are welcome to relax. Free WiFi throughout the hotel.
Full English breakfast served daily.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Goodge Street 228 yards (208 metres), Railway Station: London Euston 0.5 miles (0.8 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.6 miles (4.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.4 miles (8.7 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 7 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km).
Located on Gower Street in Bloomsbury, an area long known for its literary associations. The Regency House Hotel is typical of the many hotels located along the road and nearby and is a converted former period residence. These type of properties make excellent hotels because they date from a time when rooms were much larger than the modern houses of today. This part of London is popular as a value location for central London. Not quite in the heart of London but very much in central London proper. From here you are 200 yards from the massive range of shops and bars along Tottenham Court Road and only slightly further to Oxford Street (350 yards) and 400 yards from Russell Square. The London University is only 200 yards away and the major attraction of the British Museum is 250 yards away. As you can see you are surrounded by amenities and facilities while avoiding the premium charged by the most central hotels. The international rail terminal for the Eurostar service at Kings Cross/St Pancras station is less than a mile away (0.7 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 15
Check-in: 14.00 ( 2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.05 out of 5 by 893 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.1 out of 5 from 434 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 487 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 459 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 500th from 865 London hotels, and 132nd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 3 star Euston Square Hotel, with base rates beginning from £112 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating. The Euston Square Hotel also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Euston Square Hotel. 0.3 miles from the Regency House Hotel (0.6 km), has scored 72% from former guests and has rates from around £112 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Montague On The Gardens Hotel seems like a possible option. The Montague On The Gardens Hotel is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Montague On The Gardens Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (71 Gower Street, WC1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 4 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 76%), 5 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 61%). Top 3 star hotels are Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury and the Premier Inn Euston (both 89%). Overall the best rated hotels are Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also The Resident Soho (4 star) (both joint top with 98%).
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £110 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 74%) while the highest base rates are £324 at London Edition Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £267, Four Star average: £121, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £42 and One Star average: £53.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Regency House Hotel 19th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 3rd for the 13 three star hotels in the area. 27th of 50 (11th of 13 three star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 15th of 34 when judging value for money (SoHostel was top).