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 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 463rd from 866 London hotels, and 205th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star The Westbourne Hyde Park, with base rates beginning from £148 and which has an 85% guest satisfaction rating. The Westbourne Hyde Park also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Park Grand Lancaster Gate. 0.2 miles from the 196 Bishopsgate Apartments (0.4 km), has scored 88% from former guests and has rates from around £108.
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel ticks many of the right boxes, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, 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 83%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%). 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 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: £181, Four Star average: £111, Three Star average: £75 and Two Star average: £49.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks 196 Bishopsgate Apartments 40th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 15th (joint) for the 18 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 38th of 50 (16th of 18 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 39th of 44 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Batty Langley's was top).