Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Leagrave 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Tube Station: Chesham 14.6 miles (23.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 11 0.7 miles (1.1 km). The Chiltern Hotel Luton, is located on the outskirts of Luton, a short distance from Luton airport (3.4 miles) and the M1 Motorway (0.7 miles) which gives great road links into London or the North of England. 1.8 miles from the centre of Luton (which places it on the edge of the town) and the ever popular and busy Arndale shopping centre which itself is surrounded by shops and amenities. Between the the town centre and the hotel is Busy Park which is a large commercial area dealing mostly in fruit, vegetables and clothing. 1.9 miles to the west around Dunstable is Grove Park Leisure Complex where you will find a theatre, restaurants, bars and bowling amongst the choices located there. Other local attractions include Luton Museum and Art Gallery (1.5 miles), Stockwood Country Park (1.9 miles), Woodside Animal Farm & Leisure Park (2.6 miles) and Capability Green Business Park (2.7 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Rooms are contemporary and have en-suite facilities. In-room amenities include Satellite TV, desk, radio, coffee and tea maker, hairdryer, direct dial phone, radio, iron and ironing board and trouser press. Some rooms have WiFi internet access.
The hotel offers a 24 hour room service.
Onsite is an informal contemporary restaurant which serves breakfast daily and dinner in the evenings.
Open 06.30 till 09.30 (08.00 till 10.00 weekends), 18.30 till 22.30 (20.00 till 21.30 weekends)
There is also a licensed bar which has a good selection of wines, beers and spirits and serves cocktails.
This is a modern hotel with a 24 hour front desk.
The Chiltern hotel has a good choice of 3 meeting rooms and 3 syndicate rooms with a capacity for up to 120 guests.
Floors have lift access. There is a complimentary WiFi high speed internet access service in the public areas.
There is no shuttle service but the hotel can arrange a taxi 24 hours.
Bedroom Numbers: 97 / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Free public parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 60% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 60% is 14% below the 74% average guest rating for the area around Luton. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 819th from 852 London hotels, 21st of 22 Luton hotels, and 302nd of 320 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.6 miles, 1.0 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Luton Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £30 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.
History:Underwent major refurbishment during 2007. First built in 1965.
Past Names: Swallow Hotel Luton (till 2007), Chiltern Regal Hotel (till 2005)