Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Wandsworth Town 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Tube Station: Putney Bridge 1 miles (1.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.3 miles (6.9 km). The Express by Holiday Inn Wandsworth/Battersea is ideally located as a base for both business travellers and tourists visiting the capital city and all of its attractions. The central areas are within 15 minutes train ride from Wandsworth Town station which itself is within a couple of minutes walk. Although slightly South West of the very central areas access to the major tourist areas is very easy via the very close by Wandsworth Bridge or Chelsea Bridge a little further on. The hotel is only 200 yards from the Wandsworth Town train station, which gives you a direct route into Waterloo in just 12 minutes. The hotel is an excellent location for events in South London such as the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament (2.21 miles) and Twickenham Rugby ground (6.6 miles), as well as being close to other more central events such as the Ideal Homes Exhibition at Earls Court (1.9 miles) and the Chelsea flower show at the grounds of the Royal Hospital Grounds (1.9 miles). Other local attractions include Fulham Palace and Museum: (Former home of the Bishops of London from AD 704 to 1973. The museum tells the history of the Palace) (1.3 miles), Lindsey House: (Example of a 17th century exterior on the site of Sir Thomas More's garden) (1.5 miles) and Carlyles House 1.7 miles. Convenient for several football grounds including Chelsea (1.3 miles) and Fulham. Queens Tennis club is only 2 miles from the hotel on the North side of the River Thames.
Hotel in Detail:The Contemporary style bedrooms are air conditioned with en-suite facilities with power shower. Each room offers a flat screen television and satellite channels and pay movies, desk with light, direct dial telephone, WIFI High speed internet access, hanging closet, ironing facilities, double glazed windows that open, hairdryer, desk and tea and coffee making facilities.
Rooms are available that can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. There is a daily maid service and turndown service. Eight rooms are adapted for accessibility. Room configurations are singles (32), doubles (98), smoking (33) and non-smoking (115).
The hotel serves breakfast each morning in the Great Room. There are several restaurants in the local vicinity including the Outback Steakhouse across the road from the hotel. The hotel has an area with a vending machine.
There is an onsite bar and lounge. Here coffee is served alongside the beers and spirits and non-alcoholic hot and cold beverages. You can also enjoy your drink watching the television in the lounge. The lounge can be used 24/7 while the bar is open from noon till late.
For the business traveller the hotel offers 2 meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 35 delegates theatre style. Provided facilities include a DVD Player, Flip Chart and Markers, WiFi, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
Other hotel services include same day dry cleaning pickup and laundry, copy and fax facilities. The front reception can provide you with safety deposit box facilities. The hotels public areas have the benefit of air-conditioning and there is a 24 hour business centre. Additionally there is an internet station in the lobby where you can browse the internet.
Bedroom Numbers: 148 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Public parking is available on site and costs £16 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Holiday Inn Express chain take a look at your closest options:
Holiday Inn Express Earl's Court: is 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £88.
Holiday Inn Express Hammersmith: is 2.8 miles (4.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 85% and base rates begin at about £85.
Holiday Inn Express Victoria: 2.9 miles (4.7 km), rated at 72% and with rates from around £99.
Holiday Inn Express Vauxhall Nine Elms: 3.1 miles (5.0 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £80.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 332nd from 866 London hotels, 7th of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 83rd of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Lancaster Gate Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the So Paddington Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.4 km), has been rated at 55% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £59.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel may be one too look at. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (Smugglers Way, SW18 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 2.2 miles (3.5 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 6 five star hotels (average rating 85%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 7 two star hotels (average rating 73%). The highest rating goes to The Alma Hotel (3 star) at 91%.
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. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £107 per night. The lowest rates are at £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) and highest base rates of £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £230, Four Star average: £118, Three Star average: £77 and Two Star average: £63.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth 18th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 5th for the 21 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 20th of 50 (12th (joint) of 21 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 20th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Gateway Hotel was top).