Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Liverpool Street 211 yards (192 metres), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.6 miles (0.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7.4 miles (11.9 km). Rail links are great, there are 3 national rail stations and 4 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km). The 196 Bishopsgate Apartments is located in the heart of London's financial known as the square mile. Opposite Liverpool Street Station and also the Broadgate centre. A busy area with plenty of shops around though the city is quiet on weekends and holidays. However there is a market close by at Petticoat Lane which opens on Sunday and also at Spitalfields. The hotel is also close to Brick lane which is well known for its Asian wholesale fashion stores and restaurants. Nearest attractions include the Tower of London, Monument, St. Paul's Cathedral, HMS Belfast and the London Dungeon.
Hotel in Detail:196 Bishopgate provides a home from home providing the perfect location for both corporate and tourist alike.
Extensive cooking facilities in every apartment allow you to cook for yourself with separate dining area. Apartment facilities include air-conditioning, DVD/CD player, alarm clock, Coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, International direct dial, iron and ironing board, Kitchenette, trouser press, Radio, refrigerator, In - room safe and smoke alarms. Each apartment has a marble en-suite bathroom. Living area with plasma TV offering PPV. Apartments serviced daily (apart from Sunday) and extra service can be requested. Wireless internet access can be picked up in the apartments and is complimentary.
A very secure environment with a contemporary decor. 196 Bishopsgate has the style of a Hotel and the freedom of an apartment. 24-hour portage and reception. Local health club for guests to use at a special rate. Perfect residence for short and long stays. Offers a grocery shop0ping service (charges apply). Premises has WiFi internet access and has luggage storage facilities. Business services include fax, photocopy and mobile phone rental. Lift/elevator within premises.
Bedroom Numbers: 48 / 5 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 415th from 862 London hotels, and 189th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 4 star Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill, with base rates beginning from £99 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill also offers: free WiFi.
Narrowing the choices down to apartments?, then an another option would be the Marlin Tower Bridge Aldgate Apartments. It's 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from here with rates from £95 and rating 78% and has: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Holiday Inn Whitechapel. 1.0 miles away (1.6 km), has been rated at 86% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £65 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star The LaLit London ticks many of the right boxes, it's only 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here. The LaLit London has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (196 Bishopsgate, EC2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.9 miles (1.5 km) radius. They include 17 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Top 4 star hotels are citizenM Shoreditch and the citizenM Tower of London (both 92%). Of the local hotels the highest rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 98%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £112 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) to a high of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 92%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £161, Four Star average: £101, Three Star average: £73 and Two Star average: £49.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks 196 Bishopsgate Apartments 36th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 13th (joint) for the 18 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 41st of 50 (17th of 18 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 41st of 43 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Batty Langley's was top).