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
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 83% and rates start from about £109.
The Z Hotel City: is 1.0 miles (1.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 86% and base rates begin at about £60.
The Z Hotel Victoria: 1.1 miles (1.8 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £80.
Z Hotel Gloucester Place: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £80.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% 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. Z Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is one of the better rated Z hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 126th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 6 Z Hotels, and 18th of 328 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 £80 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the St George Hotel. 1.3 miles away (2.0 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 61% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £49 (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 88%), 5 three star hotels (average rating 86%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 83%). Top 3 star hotel is Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden at 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 use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Z Hotel Piccadilly 32nd (joint) of the 51 local 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.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 40th of 48 for sheer bang for buck (SoHostel was top).