Hotel in Detail:Hub by Premier inn is a new take on the minimalistic budget hotel. Cabin type hotels have been a modern innovation and Hub builds on this idea that a compact living space but well designed can offer the guest on a tight budget a real alternative to larger more expensive hotels. The Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden is an ultra modern hotel designed to maximise space and minimise room rates given the hotels amazing central location. Check–in is a self serve affair thanks to the computer kiosks and an app can be used for check-inn too. The app also gives control of in-room features such as lighting and and temperature.
Bedrooms have a cabin style. They all offer touchscreen control of lighting and heating, free WiFi, large flat screen smart TV (with guide to all the hotels and in–room services), Hypnos bed, hairdryer, AC, bottled water, local map on wall, pull out desk and under bed storage. All rooms have a bathroom with monsoon shower and toilet (toiletries supplied). Note that windows cannot be opened.
Handicap accessible rooms available.
Onsite is the ProvenDough Deli + Bar serving several breakfast options (including grab and go boxes) along with grilled sandwiches, pastries, fruit pots, granola with yoghurts, bakery selections and a full range of drinks including tea, Costa coffee, soft drink and alcoholic beverages (including wines). Light bites and dishes made using locally–sourced artisan ingredients. Open 07.00 till 23.00.
Tea and coffee facilities behind reception and is complimentary.
The hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden has lift access to each floor.
Other services include luggage storage and air–conditioning. First opened November 2014.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.1 miles (9.8 km). 7 tube (underground) stations within a half mile circle (0.8 km) , makes this a great choice for transport links. Located in the absolute heart of central London Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden a standout budget hotel. Sits on St Martins Lane, a narrow but very busy road as it links into Leicester square the gyratory system in place. Nestled within the main theatre belt with some 25 theatres within 528 yards (482 metres) including The Coliseum which is directly opposite. In reality there is everything you could want from London all around the hotel and all within walking distance. All types of restaurants, shops, stores and entertainment venues. Trafalgar Square is quite literally on your doorstep at just 150 yards (137 metres) and where you will find the National Gallery and the famous Lions and of course Nelsons Column. The Bub Premier Inn is even closer to Leicester Square and its entertainment venues at only 50 yards (45 metres). Just 300 yards (274 metres) (5 minutes walk) from Covent Garden itself and its famous Piazza. Transport links are numerous and there is no shortage of black cabs in the area, a multitude of bus routes and 6 tube stations within half a mile, the closest being Leicester Square at 211 yards (192 metres), 528 yards (482 metres) from the Trocadero Complex which includes Ripleys Believe it or Not Museum. 400 yards (365 metres) (5 minutes walk) from The Haymarket and Theatre Royal.
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:No onsite parking.
Internet:Free WiFi availaable throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is one of the better rated Premier Inn hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, and 7th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden and not too far away (0.7 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 3 star Sanctuary House Hotel, where prices begin from around £148 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Sanctuary House Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the President Hotel. 0.9 miles from here (1.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 70% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £62.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star Amba Charing Cross stands out in that regard. The Amba Charing Cross is only 0.2 miles (0.2 km) away. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area ( 110 St Martins Lane, WC2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 22 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 88%), 7 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 80%). Top 3 star hotel is Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden (this hotel) at 90%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Haymarket Hotel (5 star), the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star), the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and the Soho Hotel (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £197 per night. Rates range from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 80%) with top rates of £438 at Corinthia Hotel London (5 Star, 99%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £282, Four Star average: £150, Three Star average: £91 and Two Star average: £18.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden 15th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 1st for the 7 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 2nd of 50 (1st of 7 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 7th of 47 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (SoHostel was top).
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the Premier Inn chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Premier Inn Leicester Square: is 234 yards (213 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £213.
Premier Inn Waterloo: is 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £131.
Premier Inn County Hall: 0.7 miles (1.2 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £134.
Premier Inn Holborn: 0.8 miles (1.4 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £107.