Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Swiss Cottage 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: South Hampstead 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 3.1 miles (5 km). Just two minutes from the Swiss Cottage tube station is the Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel. The hotel is also minutes from excellent shopping areas on the Finchley road as well as at Camden Town and Belsize Park. Finchley Road is a long road full of a variety of shops and includes the large O2 complex (0.3 miles) where you will find retail shops, 8 cinema screens, restaurants, health club and a swimming pool. This location is on the border of north and central London with good road links thanks to the nearby North Circular Road A406, and the nearby M1 motorway. Also a short walk away (0.7 miles) is Hampstead village, a very popular and fashionable area with shops, bars and restaurants and the wonderful Regents Park (0.8 miles) where you will find The London Zoo. major bus routes run along the Finchley Road and down into central London.
Other local places of interest include the Freud Museum (0.3 miles), Keats House (0.8 miles), Abbey Road Studios (0.9 miles), Hampstead Museum/Burgh House (0.9 miles) and London Zoo (1 mile).
Hotel in Detail:The Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel is a Victorian townhouse hotel on a quiet street in a residential area. Many antiques, objects d'art and tapestries are part of the hotels general furnishings.
All of the 59 bedrooms and suites are individually decorated, many with authentic period paintings and furnishings and some with a more contemporary style. All rooms are en-suite. Amenities include hairdryer, satellite television, desk, tea/coffee facilities, direct dial phone with voicemail and dataport and clock radio. Iron, ironing board, baby cot and fan available on request.
The hotel has a dedicated dining room where breakfast (English or Continental) is served daily. Guests can also relax in the hotel lounge with its antiques, grand piano and oil paintings. Enjoy a drink here from the hotel bar with its informal atmosphere.
There are two conference rooms and three syndicate rooms, the largest accommodating 36. All rooms benefit from natural light, high ceilings and the main rooms offer chandeliers and hanging tapestries. The hotel specialises in small meetings and their experienced co-ordinators can plan your event to perfection.
The hotel provides safety deposit box, fax and copy facilities while the lounge has a computer with internet access.
Bedroom Numbers: 59 / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges may apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Best Western chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Best Western Maitrise Hotel Maida Vale: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 68% and rates start from about £99.
Best Western Palm Hotel: is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 76% and base rates begin at about £68.
Best Western Delmere Hotel: 2.0 miles (3.2 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £107.
Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court: 2.2 miles (3.5 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £72.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 77% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Best Western Hotels across the chain average 75% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Best Western hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 602nd from 866 London hotels, 9th of 18 Best Western Hotels, and 190th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Swiss Cottage, with rates that start from about £75 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Hampstead Britannia Hotel. 0.4 miles away (0.7 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 58% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £51 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Sanctum Serviced Apartments - Kilburn is potentially a good choice for you, it's only 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (4 Adamson Road, NW3 postcode) which we list extend for a 2.0 miles (3.2 km) radius. Consisting of 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 73%), 1 two star hotel (rated 65%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Best Western Delmere Hotel at 86%. Of the 51 local hotels top rated is Europa House Apartments (4 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £108 per night. Starting from £49 at St George Hotel/Hostel (1 Star, 62%) and the Shakespeare Hotel (2 Star, 65%) and the St George Hotel (3 Star, 61%) with top rates of £294 at Landmark London Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £221, Four Star average: £135, Three Star average: £67, Two Star average: £49 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel 33rd (joint) of 51 nearby hotels and 12th for the 21 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 11th of 49 (8th of 20 three star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 13th of 44 for pure value for money (Anchor Hotel was top).