Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Luton 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Tube Station: Chesham 14.5 miles (23.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 10 1.7 miles (2.7 km). The Icon Hotel Luton sits on the A505 main road which makes up the southern half of the central orbital road around Luton town centre. This means you are on top of the main shopping thoroughfares (a minutes walk away) of the town and notably just 350 yards from the Andale covered shopping mall which marks the heart of Luton town centre (the main areas being pedestrianised). Within 1/3rd of a mile is the Galaxy Centre Leisure Complex (multi cinema screens, restaurants and bar) while places of interest such as Stockwood Country Park is just over half a mile away and the Mossman Collection of carriages i under a mile away. Luton also has its own casino. Many guests to the hotel will be using it as a convenient stopover for transfers to and from Luton Airport. The airport is just under 2 miles away to the east which is a little over 10 minutes drive by car in normal traffic. In short the Icon hotel is adjacent to the major high street facilities and within easy reach of \Luton airport.
Hotel in Detail:A striking modern building houses the privately owned boutique style Icon Hotel.
The hotel describes its guestrooms as being über-cool in design and décor.
Bedrooms have a range of options from standard to executive. Whichever you choose you will find an en-suite bathroom (power shower, robes on request, toiletries provided), Plasma television, lwork desk, aptop size safe, ironing board, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities, phone with voicemail. Additionally guests benefit from an adjustable air conditioning and heating system and a free wireless internet access. A touch of high-tech comes with the digital 'do not disturb' and 'make up room' buttons.
Some rooms come with a wet room. Deluxe rooms come with bath and shower.
Daily maid service and a turndown service available.
Within the hotel is Capello's Restaurant and piano lounge with a bistro style. 60 seat capacity serving Italian cuisine with a British twist with dishes freshly prepared. Afternoon tea and cocktails are served here and if the weather allows there's accompanying music from the Baby Grand Piano on the terrace.
Open: 07.00 till 10.00 (weekends from 08.00), noon till 14.30 (closed weekends), 18.30 till 21.45 (Sunday till 21.00).
You also have the option of the continental style Terrace Pavement with an additional 24-covers.
A nice feature of the Icon Hotel is the free fitness room (for over 16's) which is equipped with treadmills, cross trainer and a multi-gym.
Spa treatments can be arranged for in-room via the hotel reception.
There are three room available for functions/meetings.
Shuttle:Service: No service provided. A local taxi can be arranged and public buses also connect with the airport.
Bedroom Numbers: 60
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 89% is 16% above the 73% average guest rating for the area around Luton. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 184th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 22 Luton hotels, and 36th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.7 miles, 1.1 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Luton Airport, with base rates beginning from £35 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.