Hotel in Detail: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. 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.
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 188 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.15 out of 5 by 3463 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.3 out of 5 from 1996 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 8 of 29 for Hotels in Luton and rated 4 out of 5 from 1467 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £8 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
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 82% and rates start from about £59.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% 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. Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Hilton hotels.
A massive 17% above the average for 3 star hotels, 4% for Greater London and 2% above the average for the Hilton chain makes this a top pick and highly recommended hotel.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 83% is 2379% below the 2462% average guest rating for the area around Luton. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 318th from 865 London hotels, 10th of 29 Hilton Hotels, th of 34 Luton hotels, and 73rd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.6 miles, 1.0 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Luton Airport, where rates start from £46 and which has an 87% guest satisfaction rating. The Holiday Inn Express Luton Airport also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the OYO London Luton. 1.1 miles from here (1.8 km), has been rated at 68% by past guests and has rates from around £21 (theres free WiFi too).