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
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 463rd from 866 London hotels, and 128th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Mornington Hotel, with base rates beginning from £68 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Mornington Hotel also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from the Regency House Hotel (0.6 km), has scored 70% from former guests and has rates from around £47.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
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%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 5 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Top 3 star hotels are Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury and the Premier Inn Euston (both 89%). Overall the best rated hotels is Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) at 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 £109 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: £122, Three Star average: £74, 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 15th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 3rd for the 14 three star hotels in the area. 28th of 50 (12th of 14 three star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 36th of 46 when judging value for money (SoHostel was top).