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.
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 48 / 5 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.1 out of 5 by 972 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 426 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 349 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 546 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, and 206th of 333 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 £113 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill also offers: free WiFi.
If your mainly looking at apartments then an another option would be the Citadines Barbican Apartments. It's 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here with rates from £139 and rating 88% and has: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Holiday Inn Whitechapel. 1.0 miles from here (1.6 km), achieving a rating of 87% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £80 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star Batty Langley's may well be of interest to you. The Batty Langley's is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. The Batty Langley's 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 16 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 82%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Top 4 star hotels are Apex London Wall Hotel and the citizenM Tower of London (both 91%). Of the local hotels the highest rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
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 £123 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 70%) to a high of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 98%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £185, Four Star average: £111, Three Star average: £75 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked 196 Bishopsgate Apartments 37th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 15th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 38th of 50 (17th of 19 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 33rd of 36 for pure value for money (Z Hotel Shoreditch was top).