Hotel in Detail:The Hotel Indigo London Leicester Square opened in April 2018.
This glamorous hotel that pays homage the 1920s glitter with an art deco style and tagging itself as a glass–and–marble haven but still has a contemporary feel. Indigo is a brand that is strong on individuality. In keeping with its theatre land location bedrooms feature framed scripts, gently spot lit with stage lights hanging from rigging. Features a rooftop bar with stunning views of central London. Free WiFi adds to the value. Located amongst the never ending buzz and hustle of central London.
Some rooms have a balcony. Bedrooms have a quirky feel with its theatre theme.b Some rooms do not have a window.
Bedrooms feature flat screen TV, desk, direct dial phone, free WiFi, coffee maker, fridge, double glazing, individually controlled air conditioning, ironing and iron board, complimentary snacks and drinks.
Spa–like Bathrooms with hairdryer, bathrobes and separated from main room by a misted glass wall.
There is a room service.
Onsite restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Located on the 9th floor.
Rooftop bar, restaurant and terrace with extensive drinks menu and panoramic views. Inspired by the decadence of 1920s Shanghai.
The Indigo Hotel Leicester Square has lifts, concierge services, maid service, laundry services, luggage storage.
Free Wifi throughout. Fully non–smoking.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.5 miles (4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6 miles (9.7 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 7 tube stations (underground system). The Hotel Indigo London 1 Leicester square enjoys one of the best locations you could ask for in central London. Actually on Leicester Square which is the heart of the nightlife and main attractions for London. Surrounded by more shops, bars, clubs and entertainment venues than you could possibly imagine or visit in a short visit. Leicester Square is also well known for its street performers.
There are 19 theatres within just 440 yards (402 metres) which include Prince of Wales Theatre 105 yards (96 metres), Harold Pinter Theatre 193 yards (176 metres), Wyndhams Theatre 193 yards (176 metres), Gielgud Theatre 211 yards (192 metres) and the Queens Theatre 211 yards (192 metres) as the closest and are part of the area known as theatreland. Leicester Square itself is home to the Odeon and Imax cinemas as well as a casino and numerous bars and restaurants. On your doorstep are the famous shops of Regent Street 299 yards (273 metres) while Chinatown is just across the road and Soho just 352 yards (321 metres) to the north. Transport links are as good as it gets with any number of bus routes locally, taxis in plentiful supply and no less than 7 tube stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km).
Famous attractions such as the Trocadero 281 yards (256 metres), Ripleys Believe it or Not Museum 281 yards (256 metres), National Gallery 316 yards (288 metres), Trafalgar square 352 yards (321 metres), Covent garden 0.3 miles (0.5 km), St James's Park 0.3 miles (0.5 km), London Transport Museum 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Cleopatras Needle 0.4 miles (0.6 km) and St James's Palace 0.5 miles (0.8 km) are all within walking distance. The Hotel Indigo London Leicester Square opened in April 2018.
Bedroom Numbers: 95
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Indigo Hotels across the chain average 88% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Indigo hotels.
Below average for a Indigo 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 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 319th from 866 London hotels, 4th of 4 Indigo Hotels, and 131st of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Hyde Park, whose lowest rates start at about £134 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), has scored 82% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £96 (theres free WiFi too).
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 The Arch Hotel seems like a possible option, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (1 Leicester Square, WC2H 7NA postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 27 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 88%), 6 three star hotels (average rating 85%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Top 4 star hotel is Amba Charing Cross at 98%. Top rated of the local hotels are the Haymarket Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star), the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £220 per night. Rates range from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 82%) and the highest rates top out at £505 at Ritz Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £298, Four Star average: £145, Three Star average: £102 and Two Star average: £18.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Hotel Indigo 1 Leicester Square 36th of the 50 local hotels and 12th for the 16 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 9th of 50 (3rd (joint) of 16 four 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 21st of 47 for sheer bang for buck (SoHostel was top).
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Indigo chain your choices nearby include:
Hotel Indigo London Paddington: is 1.9 miles (3.0 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £126.
Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill: is 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 91% and base rates begin at about £109.
Hotel Indigo London Kensington: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £114.