Hotel in Detail:The Devonport House Hotel is a Georgian style building which has been a hotel since 1929. The nearby Greenwich station can get you to the City of London in 20 minutes. Views of Greenwich Park and the River Thames. Local buses serve the O2 Arena. The De Vere Devonport House Hotel offers onsite parking, use of an internet cafe and serves an English breakfast. WiFi can be picked up all areas and is complimentary (up to 100mbs download). Next door to Greenwich University. The hotel is served by several bus routes that include connections to central London (188 runs to Russell Square). The hotel is also close to River Bus services.
Room facilities include Study desk, safe, flat screen TV with SKY channels, hairdryer, coffee/Tea tray, trouser press and ironing table, direct dial telephone And data ports, Coffee/tea maker, clothes press, hairdryer, ensuite bathroom, Radio am/fm alarm clock and Voice mail. Bedrooms also have free wireless internet access.
Breakfast can be taken in-room.
Greenwich Galley Restaurant: Serves fresh, seasonal food. Reflecting the hotels rich heritage the restaurant makes the most of British produce with a changing menu according to the season.
Officers Mess Bar: Serves a range of beers and wines along with a classic menu serving traditional pub dishes, deli-burgers and hand-crafted pizzas.
Breakfast is served daily in the Greenwich Galley Restaurant and an in-room dining menu is available with a selection of dishes available 24-7.
The De Vere Devonport House Hotel has a business centre, conference room and 24 hour reception. Hotel has luggage storage facilities.
Largest of the hotels 22 meeting rooms has a capacity of up to 120 with the smallest room accommodating 12.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Cutty Sark 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Greenwich 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Tube Station: New Cross 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 8.1 miles (13 km). The de Vere Devonport House, an early 20th century building, is located next to Greenwich Park and minutes from the Greenwich Observatory, Cutty Sark and national Maritime Museum. This location is on the South East side of the River Thames. Access to the Canary Wharf/Dockland area and places such a ExCel and City airport is good via the Blackwall Tunnel. To get to the city and tourist areas take London or Tower Bridge. Local places of interest include Greenwich Market 70 yards (64 metres), Cutty Sark 176 yards (160 metres), National Maritime Museum 176 yards (160 metres), Greenwich Theatre 264 yards (241 metres), Royal Observatory 0.7 miles (1.1 km) and The O2 Arena 1.3 miles (2.1 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 101 / 4 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 9.30 am (10.30 Weekends, bank Holidays)
History: The De Vere Devonport House started life in 183 as a school building for the Greenwich Hospital.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £10 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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 83%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 347th from 866 London hotels, and 147th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.2 miles, 1.9 km) would be the 4 star Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick, whose lowest rates start at about £84 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Holiday Inn Gatwick Worth. 1.7 miles from here (2.7 km), has scored 82% from former guests where rates start from approximately £59.
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley may be one too look at being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the De Vere Devonport House. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (King William Walk, SE10 postcode) that we have data for cover a 3.6 miles (5.7 km) radius. The 50 consist of 5 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 77%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 75%). Top 4 star hotels are Hilton Canary Wharf, Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf, Circus Apartments By Bridgestreet and Fox Apartments (all four with a score of 90%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) at 93%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £91 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £45 at Travelodge Excel (2 Star, 80%) and the Hotel Citystay (2 Star, 62%) to a high of £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £150, Four Star average: £99, Three Star average: £79 and Two Star average: £56.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank De Vere Devonport House 27th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 12th (joint) for the 19 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 21st of 50 (5th (joint) of 19 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 26th of 44 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Travelodge Excel was top).