Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Luton Airport Parkway 158 yards (144 metres), Tube Station: Chesham 14.9 miles (23.9 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 10 1.8 miles (2.9 km). From Luton Airport: 0.9 miles (1.4 km). There is no doubt what the big plus to the Hampton by Hilton Luton's location is, its the close proximity to Luton Parkway Station. Its from here that a shuttle runs between the station and the airport which is less than a mile away (Free with through Ticket to airport, £2 with no ticket). The station will get you St Pancras in central London in around 30 minutes. It takes just 5 minutes by taxi to the airport and the hotel can offer discount rates on a local taxi. Less than a mile from the town centre and a teeny bit more than a mile to the Galaxy Centre Leisure Complex.
Hotel in Detail:Full Details: Opened as a brand new hotel in December 2012. Hampton is to Hilton as Holiday Inn Express is to Holiday Inn. That's to say its a value for money version of the more upscale brand. However Hampton is more of a 4 star brand while Holiday Inn express is more of a 3 star brand. The Hampton by Hilton offers you an onsite gymnasium open 24/7 and a free morning hot breakfast. There is also a dedicated business are with internet access and computers.
Bedrooms are all air-conditioned and feature Duvet, IPod dock, Alarm Clock Radio, coffee/tea maker, complimentary WiFi, Ergonomic Desk Chair, 32" flat screen TV, Hairdryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Lap Desk, Newspaper (M-F), Phone - Audio/Vibrate/Strobe.
Bathrooms come with full walk-in power shower, fluffy towels and bath amenities.
Dining Options:All guest enjoy a free hot breakfast with a choice of hot and cold breakfast options. Tea and coffee can be enjoyed at anytime in the hotel lobby.
Breakfast also includes the option of a grab-and-go breakfast bags on week days.
Breakfast is served between 04.30 and 10.00.
Snacks and lunch is available in the hotel bar.
Front reception manned 24 hours. Hotel has a lift and provides luggage storage facilities.
Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 188 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £7 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Hilton chain your closest choices would be:
Hilton Garden Inn Luton North Hotel: is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 83% and rates start from about £64.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 87% and the average for 4 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Hilton hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 85% is 11% above the 74% average guest rating for the area around Luton. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 491st from 846 London hotels, 15th of 29 Hilton Hotels, 2nd of 21 Luton hotels, and 202nd of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (3.8 miles, 6.0 km) would be the 4 star Holiday Inn Luton South M1 Jct9, whose lowest rates start at about £48 and which has a 73% guest satisfaction rating.