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).
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 34
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 528th from 866 London hotels, and 144th of 329 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 £81 and which has a 71% guest satisfaction rating. The Americana Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the St George Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.5 km), has scored 61% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Montagu Place Hotel seems like a possible option. The Montagu Place Hotel is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
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 13 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 9 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 61%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. The highest rating in the isa goes to Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) at 100%.
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 £180 per night. The lowest rates are at £49 at St George Hotel (3 Star, 61%) and highest base rates of £739 at Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 Star, 100%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £335, Four Star average: £146, Three Star average: £59 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 21st (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 2nd for the 9 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 14th of 49 (8th of 8 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 38th of 48 for sheer bang for buck (The Arch Hotel was top).
Parking: NCP public pay car park next to hotel.