Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Russell Square 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London St Pancras Domestic 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 6 tube stations (underground system). The Grange Portland Hotel enjoys a location on the edge of the most central London areas. In a district called Bloomsbury this area has long 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 Portland Hotel is a restored boutique style hotel with 18 studio rooms.
Each room has a traditional décor and has a private bathroom which also provides a hairdryer. Bedrooms come with a safe, fan, 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 newspapers are provided complimentary. Wakeup calls available. All floors are lift accessible.
The Grange Portland Hotel shares a restaurant serving breakfast with its adjacent sister hotel.
The reception remains staffed 24 hours to assist guests. There are luggage storage facilities are available. Concierge services provided.
Parking: not onsite. Nearby pay underground car park.
Bedroom Numbers: 18 / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Grange chain your next best options are:
Grange Buckingham Hotel: is 47 yards (42 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £99.
Grange White Hall Hotel: is 95 yards (86 metres) from here, earns a customer rating of 74% and base rates begin at about £75.
Grange Blooms Town House Hotel: 144 yards (131 metres), rated at 82% and with rates from around £86.
Grange Holborn Hotel: 246 yards (224 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 83%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Grange Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Grange hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 498th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 13 Grange Hotels, and 233rd of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Montague On The Gardens Hotel, where rates start from £205 and which has a 99% guest satisfaction rating. The Montague On The Gardens Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Of course you might just want to stick with apartments, another option could be the Grange Buckingham Hotel. The apartments are 0.0 miles (0.0 km) (as the crow flys) away with rates from £75 with a satisfaction score of 82%.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Z Hotel Gloucester Place. 1.5 miles from the Grange Portland Hotel (2.4 km), has been rated at 88% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £70.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star 41 Hotel seems like a possible option being 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the Grange Portland Hotel. The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (31 - 32 Bedford Place, WC1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 7 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 79%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Overall the best rated hotel are Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
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 £124 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 77%) while the highest base rates are £363 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 98%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £261, Four Star average: £128, Three Star average: £85, Two Star average: £39 and One Star average: £53.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Grange Portland Hotel 17th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th (joint) for the 23 four star hotels in the area. 12th of 50 (1st (joint) of 23 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 13th of 46 when judging value for money (SoHostel was top).
History: Was called Portland Town House till March 2015.