Hotel in Detail:The Long Island Hotel in Rickmansworth has a modern style which guests will find is much like a lodge style. Unusually for a hotel in this class it sports a traditional grill restaurant (the Exchange bar and grill) that serves all day dining. The menu is mainly British dishes (steaks, burgers, salads and fish & chips) and a buffet breakfast is served in the morning. Other benefits include onsite paring and wireless internet access at no charge. Along with the restaurant the hotel has a lively and busy bar which has a large screen television where guests can view major sports events. On Fridays and Saturdays the bar has a live DJ. The bar also serves light snacks.
All bedrooms come with an iron, trouser press, desk, ironing facilities, heating, hairdryer, telephone, TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee maker, electric kettle and wake up service/alarm clock. They also all have a private bathroom.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Rickmansworth 105 yards (96 metres), Motorway: M25 Junction 18 1.4 miles (2.3 km).
Rickmansworth (actually within Hertfordshire) sits to the north west of central London and is well located for the M25 and the huge shopping facilities of Watford. It remains within the M25 orbital motorway and so can be classed as a London hotel. Heathrow Airport can be reached within 20 minutes by road while Luton (30 minutes) and Stansted (45 minutes) are also accessible via the M25 (5 minute drive). The Long Island Hotel is suitable for guests who are interested in visiting Watersmeet Theatre which is just a third of a mile away and has a full program of shows and events. Within half a mile is the Aquadrome Local Nature Reserve while Croxley Business Park is less than 2 miles from the hotel. Guests may also consider a trip to the Harry Potter Studio Tour which is just over 4 miles away.
The Long Island Hotel is brilliantly located for Rickmansworth Tube Station which is directly opposite the hotel and means Wembley (30 minutes journey time) and Central London (around 45 minutes) are within easy reach and require no change of trains.
Bedroom Numbers: 50
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 3 out of 5 by 162 past guests
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 60% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 833rd from 865 London hotels, and 303rd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Long Island Hotel and not too far away (3.2 miles, 5.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western White House Hotel, where prices begin from around £51 and which has a 77% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western White House Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Ibis Elstree Borehamwood. 9.0 miles from here (14.5 km), achieving a rating of 79% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £30.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (2 Victoria Close, WD3 postcode) that we have data for cover a 11.1 miles (17.8 km) radius. The 50 consist of 19 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 28 three star hotels (average rating 79%), 2 two star hotels (average rating 70%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 90%). Of these hotels the highest rated are Apple House Guesthouse Wembley (1 star), the Premier Inn Greenford (3 star), the Premier Inn Hendon (The Hyde) (3 star), the Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 (3 star) and the Premier Inn Hanger Lane (3 star) (all 5 are joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £62 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £29 at Easyhotel London Heathrow (2 Star, 64%) to a high of £140 at Premier Inn Wembley Park (3 Star, 80%). Rate averages for each star rating: Four Star average: £70, Three Star average: £54, Two Star average: £41 and One Star average: £118.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Ibis Elstree Borehamwood top.