Hotel in Detail:The Gateway Hotel is privately run.
All bedrooms are en-suite (shower, WC) and facilities include Coffee/tea maker, Central heating, Windows that open, AM/FM Radio and satellite television. Some rooms also include CD and DVD players.
For an extra charge the hotel serves continental breakfast each morning.
WiFi high speed internet can be accessed from all public parts of the hotel as well as the bedrooms. The hotel additionally offers a meeting room for business travellers.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Clapham South 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: Balham 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.2 miles (10 km).
The Gateway Hotel is located in Balham on the South side of the River Thames and close to the very popular Clapham Common. Its also well within walking distance (2 minutes) of Clapham South tube station which is part of the Northern Line and runs up to north London without a requiring a change. The hotel is just over 4 miles from the very tourist heart of London and the West End. Just 350 yards from the large open spaces of Clapham Common. In the surrounding area is a good selection of shops, restaurants, pubs and other amenities. Nearby attractions include the Black Cultural Archives Museum (1.81 miles) an Wimbledon Tennis (2.96 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 20
Check-out: 11.30 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 1574 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 1384 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 481 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 190 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £5 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 2 star hotels is 70%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 274th from 865 London hotels, and 3rd of 71 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.4 miles, 2.3 km) would be the 2 star Leigham Court Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £60 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Euro Queens Hotel. 3.7 miles from the Gateway Hotel (6.0 km), achieving a rating of 72% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £35.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Artist Residence London may be one too look at being 2.7 miles (4.4 km) from the Gateway Hotel. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (14 Balham Hill, SW12 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 3.0 miles (4.8 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 7 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 24 three star hotels (average rating 77%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 2 star hotel is Gateway Hotel (this hotel) at 87%. The highest rating in the isa goes to Artist Residence London (4 star) at 97%.
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 £111 per night. The lowest rates are at £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and highest base rates of £426 at The Apartments by The Sloane Club (5 Star, 91%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £209, Four Star average: £128, Three Star average: £87 and Two Star average: £59.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Gateway Hotel 17th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 1st for the 6 two star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 5th of 50 (2nd of 6 two star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 7th of 42 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Tulse Hill Hotel was top).