Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Russell Square 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Euston 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 6 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). In the central London area known as Bloomsbury is the Grange Buckingham Hotel. For over 300 years this area has been known for its literary connections and as a fashionable place to live. In more recent times its become popular as a good alternative to the most central areas for cheaper and better value accommodation. Just 150 yards from the British Museum and a short stroll from the major tourist areas such as Soho and Covent Garden (10 minutes walk). Its also a suitable location for anyone wanting access to the City of London as its at the western end of Holborn which leads down to the financial areas. Within 350 yards are two tube stations, Holborn and Russell Square. The area has much to offer with shops, bars, supermarkets (Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury) and restaurants plentiful in the surrounding vicinity and the best known nightlife areas within walking distance. Just to the south of the hotel on Red Lion Square is Conway hall where you will find the world's longest running continuous series of chamber music. Other local places of interest include Cartoon Museum (0.1 miles), Political Cartoon gallery (0.3 miles), Sir John Soames Museum (0.3 miles), Dickens House (0.4 miles), Pollocks Toy Museum (0.5 miles) and Ben Uri Art Society and London Jewish Museum of Art.
Hotel in Detail:The Grange Buckingham is a restored Georgian townhouse hotel providing an intimate setting for its studios and suites along with superior and executive class rooms. The small turning that the hotel resides on is relatively quiet compared to other more central locations.
Each room has a contemporary English style decor and has a private bathroom which also provides a hairdryer. Bedrooms are air-conditioned and come with a safe, wireless high speed internet access, direct dial telephone, flat screen cable television with pay movies, CD/music system, ironing and ironing board, tea and coffee tray, Hypoallergenic Pillows and Duvets and electronic door lock system. They also have the added bonus of a kitchenette with sink, microwave, china, cutlery and fridge.
Room service is offered 24 hours. All rooms are no-smoking and magazines are provided. Wakeup calls available.
The Grange Buckingham has a small elegant restaurant called 'Constellations' with views of the hotels private walled garden and serves breakfast. The hotel also has a small lounge bar.
The reception remains staffed 24 hours to assist guests. There is a lift and luggage storage facilities are available. Concierge services provided. Fully non-smoking hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 17 / 3 floors
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 chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Grange chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Grange Portland Hotel: is 47 yards (42 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £86.
Grange White Hall Hotel: is 119 yards (108 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 74% and base rates begin at about £75.
Grange Blooms Town House Hotel: 174 yards (159 metres), rated at 82% and with rates from around £86.
Grange Holborn Hotel: 207 yards (189 metres), rated at 81% and with rates from around £124.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Grange Hotels have an average guest rating of 77%. The Grange Buckingham Hotel with its rating of 82% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Grange hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 509th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 13 Grange Hotels, and 232nd of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star The Westbourne Hyde Park, with base rates beginning from £148 and which has an 85% guest satisfaction rating. The Westbourne Hyde Park also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like it might fit the bill. 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 fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (39 - 40 Bedford Place, WC1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. They are made up of 7 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Top 4 star hotel is Montague On The Gardens Hotel at 98%. Top rated of the local hotels is Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £125 per night. From a low of £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 74%) and the highest rates top out at £363 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 98%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £261, Four Star average: £129, Three Star average: £81, Two Star average: £39 and One Star average: £53.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Grange Buckingham Hotel 19th (joint) of 51 area hotels and 11th (joint) for the 24 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 12th of 50 (1st (joint) of 24 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 13th of 47 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (SoHostel was top).