Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Leagrave 1 miles (1.6 km), Tube Station: Chesham 14.3 miles (23.1 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 11 0.1 miles (0.2 km). The Travelodge Luton Hotel is located just off of junction 11 of the M1 motorway, 4 miles from Luton airport and some 2 miles form the centre of Luton. There's a petrol station adjacent to the building. You can get to the airport by using the M1 to the next junction which bypasses the town centre. The M1 gives access into North London and out to the North of England. Luton itself has offers a good variety of shops and associated amenities including retails parks. Local attractions include Luton Museum and Art Gallery (2.1 miles), Woodside Animal Farm & Leisure Park (2.6 miles), Whipsnade Zoo (4.4 miles)
Hotel in Detail:The Travelodge chain of hotels sets out to offer standard facilities across all its properties. A no thrills accommodation but with all the key essentials travellers look for.
The hotel reception is to be found on the first floor.
Room come with en-suite bathroom, king size bed, duvet, telephone, TV and coffee/tea facilities. Specific to this hotel is that the family rooms have baths with showers but the double rooms only have showers.
Onsite is the Bar Café restaurant/bar. Each morning a breakfast buffet is served as well as evening meals.
Bar Café breakfast served 07.00 till 10.00 (Weekends 08.00 till 11.00). Dinner served 17.00 till 22.00..
The hotel bar is fully licensed and serves soft and alcoholic beverages.
Vending machines for snacks.
The front desk is open 24/7. Fast and extended hour check-in and check-out options (for a fee). Hotel has a WiFi internet access service.
Wireless Internet: 30 minutes internet access is complimentary (no charge), 24 hours is £3, 1 week is £12, 2 weeks is £20, 1 month is £35
Bedroom Numbers: 140
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 74% so this hotel is one of the better rated Travelodge hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 83% is 9% above the 74% average guest rating for the area around Luton. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 794th from 852 London hotels, 40th of 43 Travelodge Hotels, 17th of 22 Luton hotels, and 290th of 320 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (2.9 miles, 4.7 km) would be the 3 star Hilton Garden Inn Luton North Hotel, with base rates beginning from £76 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Hilton Garden Inn Luton North Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Highwayman Hotel Dunstable. 2.0 miles away (3.3 km), achieving a rating of 65% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £25 (theres free WiFi too).
Shuttle:The Virgin Trains VT99 railair service stops at the hotel. Its also a stop for the National Express 777 service with a stop at Luton Airport (stop opposite Overstone Road). (charges)
Parking: 140 spaces available onsite, front and rear. Charges apply. per day.
Past Names: Regent Lodge Hotel (2006), Regent Hotel Luton (2005), Travelodge Luton (2004), Luton Gateway Hotel
The hotel is unusual in that it has returned to Travelodge management after 2 years having changed hands in 2005.