Hotel in Detail:First opened in June 2014 after a total renovation and conversion of a former office building (Grove House). The Z Hotel Piccadilly offers affordable accommodation in a prime location and can be thought of as compact luxury (some call it budget chic). Across the chain Z hotels have established a niche as providing uber modern designer feel hotels on a budget. Enjoy complimentary wireless internet access, hand crafted beds, en–suite wet rooms and extra large flat screen TV's.
Provided onsite is the Z Café serving a selection of ciabattas, fruit salad, and cereals. Seasonal soups, baguettes, and platters are served throughout the day.
As part of the hotels use of space some bedrooms have no window, these are clearly shown in the rates description and reflect their lower pricing. All bedrooms are en–suite (wet room with glass partition) with air–conditioning and individual temperature control, wall mounted large flat screen televisions (with Sky digital channels and HDMI input), complimentary toiletries and hairdryer.
Queen rooms are larger than the double rooms. 6 rooms are adapted for improved accessibility.
Daily maid service.
The hotels reception desk is fully manned 24 hours. Other services offered include luggage storage, porters, fax, photocopies and a lift.
Fully non–smoking throughout.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus 228 yards (208 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.5 miles (4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6 miles (9.7 km). This hotel boasts 7 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km).
The Z Hotel Piccadilly sits between Piccadilly and Trafalgar Square, two iconic areas of central London and the heart of tourist London. From here your walking distance to a the best of the nightlife London has to offer and some of the bets shopping in Europe. Just off from the Haymarket which is home to the Theatre Royal Haymarket a building that dates back to the 19th century. Actually this part of London has the highest density of theatres of most places in the world with 16 theatres within a fifth of a mile of the hotel. Leicester Square is just 150 yards north east of the hotel and is famous for its clubs and entertainment venues. You are also only one third of a mile from Soho home to Chinatown and known for its large number of restaurants. Just a few of the places of interest close by include Ripleys Believe it or Not museum (0.1 miles), National Gallery (0.1 mile) and St James's Park (0.2 miles). The nearest tube station is Piccadilly 0.1 miles to the north west on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. Piccadilly line connects with Heathrow Airport (all terminals). Charing Cross mainline railway station is just a 5 minute taxi ride away.
Bedroom Numbers: 112
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 7369 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.3 out of 5 from 5760 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 276 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 1609 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Z chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
The Z Hotel Soho: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £80.
The Z Hotel City: is 1.0 miles (1.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 84% and base rates begin at about £75.
The Z Hotel Victoria: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £82.
Z Hotel Gloucester Place: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £70.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Z Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Z hotels.
A massive 21% above the average for 3 star hotels, 8% for Greater London and 3% above the average for the Z chain makes this a top pick and highly recommended hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 188th from 865 London hotels, 2nd of 6 Z Hotels, and 39th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star The Z Hotel Soho, with base rates beginning from £90 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Tophams Hotel Belgravia. 1.2 miles away (1.9 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 61% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £71 (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 4 Star Amba Charing Cross seems like a possible option. The Amba Charing Cross is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (2 Orange Street, WC2 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. They are made up of 27 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 5 three star hotels (average rating 85%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Leicester Square and the Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden (both 90%). Top rated of the local hotels are Haymarket Hotel (5 star), the Soho Hotel (5 star), the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) and the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) (all 4 are joint top with 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 £219 per night. From a low of £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) and the highest rates top out at £505 at Ritz Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £295, Four Star average: £152, Three Star average: £85 and Two Star average: £18.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Z Hotel Piccadilly 33rd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 3rd for the 5 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 6th of 50 (4th of 5 three star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 24th of 37 for pure value for money (SoHostel was top).