A Bridgehouse Hotel
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Raynes Park 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Tube Station: Wimbledon 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.9 miles (7.9 km). Sitting by the edge of Wimbledon Common on Cannizaro Park stands the Cannizaro House Hotel. The surrounding public park is open from 08.00 till dusk and contains a grade II listed formal gardens. The hotel is convenient for the major tennis champions that take place in Wimbledon and are located less than a mile form here. The Centre Court Shopping Centre is a large covered mall one mile away on Queens Road. On the South side of Wimbledon Common and 0.2 miles from the hotel is Southside House which is a magnificent stately home and open to the public to view for a small charge.
The Cannizaro House Hotel is a Georgian Mansion and offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Remarkable for a hotel so close to central London is the seclusion of the hotel from its city surroundings. With no other builds in the immediate vicinity and just the the park and common on your doorstep. The hotel is over 300 years old with a wealth of history inside its doors. The hotel takes it name from a former resident, the Sicilian Duke of Cannizaro and his Scottish wife, who lived here from 1817 until 1841.
Hotel in Detail:Each bedroom is individually designed and luxuriously decorated with the use of soft tones, some with a park view. Each has its own signature wallpaper and furnishings. The hotel offers a feature bedroom collection with Four Poster Bedrooms and suites, several named after previous guests including the Tim Henman and Oscar Wilde suites. Facilities in all rooms include bathrooms (finished in marble and with supplied Elemis toiletries and with under floor heating ), air-conditioning, heating, flat screen television with digital channels and Sky Sports, WiFi internet access, hairdryer, iron, personal safes plus, ironing facilities and tea and fresh coffee making facilities (fair trade coffee). Each guest also gets a seasonal complimentary tipple.
Lift to all floors. Room service operates 24 hours.
Dining Options:The Cannizaro House hotel also features the award winning 'Georgian Restaurant'. Here you can indulge in fine wines and gourmet dinning. The dishes make use of organic, seasonal and locally sourced produce. This sees local items such as St Ives Bay mackerel, Berkshire free range suckling pig or Romney Marsh lamb on the menu. Serves 'a La Carte' and a 'Simply' set price menu with a traditional roast on Sundays.
Open: 07.00 till 10.00 (flexible), noon till 14.30, 19.00 till 21.30.
If weather permits and you feel the urge for a picnic in the park the hotel can prepare a hamper for you on request.
The hotels Cocktail Bar has a relaxing atmosphere in a chic setting and features a Grande piano.
Afternoon tea is served in the drawing room.
The lounge is warm and welcoming with big comfy chairs and cushions. Enjoy a latte and a chat or a long island tea and just relax. A real log fire is used on colder days.
On warm weather days the terrace is opened up to guests with its views out over the 34 acres of surrounding parkland.
In summer there is a croquet lawn and terrace that is perfect for Champagne and strawberries (synonymous with Wimbledon tennis). The hotel also 6 meeting rooms, the largest of which having a 100 capacity.
24 hour front reception. An all no-smoking hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 46 / 3 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Free public parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 444th from 866 London hotels, and 197th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.6 miles, 4.1 km) would be the 4 star Lodge Hotel, where rates start from £106 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Lodge Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 3 Star The Alma Hotel seems like a possible option, and some 3.2 miles (5.1 km) from this hotel. The Alma Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (Westside, Wimbledon Common, SW19 postcode) that we have data for cover a 4.9 miles (7.9 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 3 five star hotels (average rating 83%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 25 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 9 two star hotels (average rating 72%). Top 4 star hotel is St Paul's Hotel at 90%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is The Alma Hotel (3 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £87 per night. Starting from £45 at Travelodge Kingston Upon Thames Central (3 Star, 70%) and the At Home - Chiswick, London (3 Star, 65%) up to £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £224, Four Star average: £96, Three Star average: £76 and Two Star average: £62.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Cannizaro House Hotel 17th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 6th (joint) for the 13 four star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 45th of 50 (11th of 13 four star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 27th of 47 for sheer value for money (Gateway Hotel was top).
History:£1 million pound refurbishment 2014/2015. Bought by Hotel Du Vin Group in November 2014.
The building actually dates back to 1705 when it was called Warren House. For a period of time it was let to members of the aristocracy before being purchased by the home Secretary and Secretary of State for War, Viscount Melville. He lived here from the end of 18th century to the early 19th century.
The hotel is named after the Duke of Cannizaro who was resident here between 1817 and 1841.
Many top players have stayed at this hotel with Pat Cash, John McEnroe and Boris Becker all naming it the 'lucky hotel'.