Hotel in Detail:
HotelThe Hallmark Hotel Croydon is an art-deco style hotel.
Bedrooms are en-suite (bath and shower) with key card access and most are air-conditioned. Other in-room amenities include interactive plasma television with movie channels games and also has a web browser with high speed internet, broadband connection for laptop, work desk, Direct-dial phone, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, minibar, Clock radio and Trouser press.
A range of equipment, such as play stations and DVD players, are available to hire. First 30 minutes of internet access Free.
There is a dedicated executive floor.
Range of configurations including singles, doubles and twins. The better grade bedrooms come with a guest robe.
Lift access to each floor.
Dining Options:Come the summer months and weather permitting the hotel patio and garden areas are available for guests to sit and enjoy a drink and snack in.
Amy's Restaurant: Breakfast is served in the light and airy restaurant in the hotel lounge where guests can choose from a full English or continental breakfast from a wide selection on the breakfast bars. In the evening the atmosphere changes as guests enjoy fine dining from a choice of regularly changing dishes.
Amy Johnson bar: With its intimate atmosphere with a comfortable hotel lounge area is the place to relax at lunchtime or the evening. The lounge and bar serve a range of snacks and light meals.
The Hallmark hotel Croydon can cater for functions and events thanks to its 5 Flexible Conference And Meeting Rooms. Suitable for small meetings or for up to 170 theatre style.
A courtesy shuttle service operates from the hotel to transfer guests to the nearby east Croydon station between 07.00 and 18.00. Opposite the hotel is a bus stop on the 289 and 119 routes.
Guests enjoy a choice of complimentary passes to nearby health and fitness clubs with state-of-the-art facilities, including swimming pools.
There is a 24 hour front desk and smoking is prohibited in all areas of the Aerodrome Hotel. Complimentary wireless internet access can be picked up throughout the hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Waddon 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Tube Station: Morden 4.6 miles (7.3 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 7/M23 Junction 8 6.5 miles (10.5 km).
The Hallmark Hotel is located in Croydon which is just South from London. This location is convenient for Gatwick Airport (train service) as well as giving good links into London since its actually on the A23 dual carriageway. This goes north into central London or south to link with the M25 (which will get you to Gatwick airport). Croydon itself is a major town in its own right with plenty of amenities and shopping. The large Centrale shopping centre is just 1.5 miles from the hotel. Nearest attractions include Heritage Centre (2 miles), Addington Palace (3.2 miles) (mansion dating back to the 1700's in a large grounds), Crystal Palace Museum (4.5 miles), Wimbledon Tennis Museum (6.7 miles), Fulham Palace (9 miles), Eltham Palace (9.5 miles) and the Old Royal Observatory (9.7 miles).
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.8 out of 5 by 3364 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.9 out of 5 from 2352 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 5 of 23 for Hotels in Croydon and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 1012 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £5 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 623rd from 865 London hotels, and 203rd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.4 miles, 2.2 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Croydon, whose lowest rates start at about £54 and which has a 73% guest satisfaction rating. The Holiday Inn Express Croydon also offers: free WiFi.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (680 Purley Way, CR9 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 9.1 miles (14.6 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 2 five star hotels (average rating 84%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 26 three star hotels (average rating 77%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is The Alma Hotel (3 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £77 per night. Rates range from £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 80%) with top rates of £195 at Chelsea Harbour Hotel (5 Star, 89%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £162, Four Star average: £94, Three Star average: £65 and Two Star average: £58.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Jurys Inn Croydon top.
History:First opened in 1928 the Aerodrome Hotel was the first UK hotel purpose built to serve an airport, in this case Croydon Airport (closed 1959) which was also the first ever international airport.
In 2007 changed name from Aerodrome Classic Hotel.
In 2007 the hotel underwent a £2 million pound refurbishment. Improvements included a new elevator in the hotels glass atrium and added twenty four deluxe bedrooms.
Past Names: Was known as the The Aerodrome Classic Hotel till 2011. Previously was called the Posthouse Forte Croydon.