Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Farringdon 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Barbican 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.3 miles (2.1 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.6 miles (10.6 km). Within a half mile circle of the hotel (0.8 km) are no less than 4 mainline (overground) and 8 tube (underground) stations. Bsa Market View London is located by the City of London in the Smithfield side of Clerkenwell. Actually overlooks the historic Smithfield's meat market, explaining how the apartments got their name. A commercial area but close to many shops and bars and near to attractions such as St Pauls Cathedral, Museum of London and the Barbican Arts centre.
Within the surrounding area are a large number of restaurants.
Hotel in Detail:Market View Apartments are a Victorian red-brick building dates back to 1907 and retains many of the external period features. These corporate residences hold a two night minimum stay requirement.
65 studios, one, two and three bedroom contemporary style corporate apartments. Features in-room include Washer & Dryer in Suite, Hardwood Floors, Digital Satellite Television, Private Patio/Balcony, European Designed Kitchen and 9 Foot Ceilings.
The concierge provides advice and Security from 7.00 am until 23.00 seven days per week. The apartments have a lift and feature a roof terrace. 24 hour maintenance.
Late check out is available (subject to availability) for an extra charge and should be requested in advance or at time of check-in.
Bedroom Numbers: 65
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 10.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £21 per day.
Internet:Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £12 per 24 hours.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 148% by past guests. The London average is 90% and the average for 4 star hotels is 91%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 8th from 846 London hotels, and 3rd of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.8 miles, 2.8 km) would be the 4 star Novotel Waterloo, whose lowest rates start at about £125 and which has a 133% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Holiday Inn Kings Cross/Bloomsbury Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 85% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £84.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 2 Star Ibis Budget London Whitechapel seems like a possible option being 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the Market View Apartments. The Alma Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (15 West Smithfield, EC1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.9 miles (1.4 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 15 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 81%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 81%). Top 4 star hotels are Apex Temple Court and the Apex London Wall Hotel (both 93%). Top rated of the local hotels are the South Place Hotel (5 star) and also the Rosewood London Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 95%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £129 per night. Rates range from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 78%) and the highest rates top out at £390 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 95%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £179, Four Star average: £117, Three Star average: £99 and Two Star average: £68.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Z Hotel Shoreditch top.
Above the average 4 star hotel rating for the surrounding area despite being below the average for London.