Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Leicester Square 140 yards (128 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.4 miles (3.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6 miles (9.7 km). 6 tube (underground) stations within a half mile circle (0.8 km) , makes this a great choice for transport links. Its hard to imagine how a hotel could be better placed for the major night life areas of central London. The Premier Inn Leicester Square sits on Leicester Square itself surrounded by the vibrant and bustling square below and adjacent to the Empire cinema. This is the very centre of tourist London and places everything you could want within walking distance. Within Leicester Square are bars, clubs, cinemas (the Empire cinema is adjacent to the hotel) and restaurants and a small green area for visitors to sit and relax in is in the middle of the square. The Premier Inn Leicester Square hotel itself incorporates businesses such as a cafe, casino and a nightclub. This is also a pedestrianised zone so there's no traffic to worry about. Within 75 yards to the north you have the Chinese shops and restaurants of China Town (along Gerrard Street) and just 75 yards beyond that is Soho, known for its restaurants, theatres and adult clubs. Within 200 yards to the east is Covent Garden, know for its buskers, the Opera House and the central Covent Garden pizza. 200 yards south is Trafalgar Square best know for its pigeons and Nelsons Column. So in short, the hotel is in the midst of the best known attractions, amenities, nightlife and districts of central London.
Hotel in Detail:The Premier Inn London Leicester Square is a modern contemporary hotel purpose built in 2012. The hotel has 24 hour automated check-in kiosks to speed you through check-in no matter what the time of day.
Each bedroom is air-conditioned and features a flat screen television a good size working desk and its own private bathroom (hairdryer, toilet, shower). You also get facilities for making tea and coffee, a telephone and a carpeted floor.
The onsite restaurant is called 'The Kitchen' (well why not!) and serves both traditional and contemporary dishes from its menu. Breakfast is served onsite as well as main meals.
There is also a bar serving a range of drinks.
To minimise the noise guests might have experienced from the busy local area (this is the heart of the vibrant west end) the bedrooms float on top of thick engineered neoprene pads. These have been coined 'floating bedrooms'. Even more than this each bedroom is constructed within an independent box, so they do not direct connect with hallways or other bedrooms.
The hotel has a dedicated front desk which is staffed 24/7. Smoking is strictly prohibited throughout and luggage storage facilities are available. Wireless internet access can be picked up in all parts of the hotel (free).
Its worth noting that this hotel DOES have a lift, not something all central London hotels can claim.
Parking: Not available onsite but there are many public pay car parks in the surrounding areas.
Bedroom Numbers: 84
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Premier Inn chain take a look at your closest options:
Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden: is 234 yards (213 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 90% and rates start from about £63.
Premier Inn Waterloo: is 0.8 miles (1.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 88% and base rates begin at about £131.
Premier Inn Holborn: 0.9 miles (1.4 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £107.
Premier Inn County Hall: 0.9 miles (1.4 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £134.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. 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: 181st from 866 London hotels, 26th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, and 37th 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.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from here (0.6 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £47.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel could be a good choice being 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the Premier Inn Leicester Square. The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (1 Leicester Place, Leicester Square, WC2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. They include 23 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 6 three star hotels (average rating 84%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 82%). Top 3 star hotel is Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden at 90%. Of these local hotels the highest rated is Amba Charing Cross (4 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £198 per night. They range from a low of £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 82%) to a high of £475 at Rocco Forte Brown's Hotel (5 Star, 90%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £283, Four Star average: £147, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £18.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank SoHostel top.