Hotel in Detail:The Blandford Hotel offers a friendly and attentive staff in this small intimate privately owned hotel.
Bedrooms are en-suite and have fine linens and furnishings. A plus for a 3 star hotel are the air-conditioned bedrooms. Inside each room is a Satellite TV, wakeup calls, radio/clock, desk, heating, Tea/Coffee making facilities, kettle, Direct Dial telephone, trouser press, ironing facilities, with wireless internet access (charges apply) and Hairdryer. All floors have lift access.
The hotel also has an onsite dining room which serves both continental and full English breakfast. Service 07.00 till 09.00 (07.30 till 09.300 weekends).
The hotel offers concierge, Dry cleaning and laundry services. There is a 24 hour front desk and safe facilities are provided. Wireless internet access can be picked in the public areas and can be accessed from some of the bedrooms. Luggage storage facilities.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Baker Street 158 yards (144 metres), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.6 miles (5.8 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.7 miles (7.6 km). There are 5 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km).
The Blandford Hotel is located in central London, just North of centre in the area known as Marylebone. Just on the northern edge of central London Marylebone has a village like feel centred around a high road, Marylebone High Street, with a good selection of shops and bars. The hotel is very close to the A40 dual carriage which gives road access out to Oxford. This location is a relatively quiet side street though still close to the main road. A very short walk from Baker Street where you will find a good range of amenities including bars, restaurants, shops and a casino. Just a little further on finds Oxford Street, one of the most popular shopping areas in London and very much geared to the London tourist. Minutes away from the hotel is Regents Park which is home to London Zoo. Nearest attractions include Madame Tussauds (0.1 miles), Wallace Collection (0.3 miles), Sotheby's Auction house (0.8 miles) and Pollock's Toy Museum (0.9 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 34
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.05 out of 5 by 1929 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.1 out of 5 from 1094 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 456 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 835 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 454th from 865 London hotels, and 119th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Americana Hotel , with base rates beginning from £79 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating. The Americana Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the So Paddington Hotel. 0.9 miles away (1.5 km), has scored 53% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £62.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star Holmes Hotel London stands out in that regard. The Holmes Hotel London is only 0.0 miles (0.1 km) away. The Holmes Hotel London is one of the top rated London hotels with a 92% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (80 Chiltern Street, W1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.8 miles (1.3 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 14 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 8 three star hotels (average rating 77%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 60%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. The highest rating in the isa goes to The Beaumont London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £179 per night. The lowest rates are at £55 at Hallam Hotel (2 Star, 54%) and highest base rates of £739 at Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 Star, 90%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £325, Four Star average: £140, Three Star average: £57 and Two Star average: £67.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Blandford Hotel Hotel 25th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 2nd for the 8 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 14th of 49 (7th of 7 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 23rd of 38 for sheer bang for buck (Montcalm London Marble Arch was top).
Parking: NCP public pay car park next to hotel.