Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Tower Hill 123 yards (112 metres), Railway Station: London Fenchurch Street 0.09 miles (0.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 0.2 miles (0.2 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7.6 miles (12.2 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 4 tube stations (underground system). The Grange City hotel is located in the south east corner of the city of London, the financial heartland and also known as the square mile. The convenient part of this location is that its close to the start of the A1203 dual carriageway which will take you to the docklands or onto the City of London Airport. 400 yards to the banks of the river Thames to the south and just 200 yards from the Tower of London, which is well worth a visit. St Katherine Docks, one of London's hidden gems is also within walking distance at 1/3rd of a mile. Here you can browse the shops, eat at a restaurant, drink at a pub or simply enjoy walking around this Yacht haven. This part of London tends to be quiet during the weekends here its devoid of City workers, but it still has plenty of amenities, bars and clubs. Central London and the West End is some 2.5 miles to the west and easily accessed either by taxi, bus or tube. Nearest places of Interest include Royal Armouries and fusiliers Museum (0.15 miles), Petticoat lane Market (one of London's oldest street markets) (0.4 miles), Monument (0.4 miles), HMS Belfast (0.4 miles), Whitechapel Art gallery (0.5 miles) and the London Dungeon (0.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Grange City mixes a modern styled hotel with a high quality amenities and business facilities.
All rooms are well equipped with facilities that include air-conditioning, dual-line telephone, trouser press, iron, safe, dedicated work space, modern points, minibar, tea/coffee maker, high speed internet access, digital satellite television (with pay moves) and music centre. All rooms are en-suite with bathroom finished in marble and granite (with robes, telephone). Many of the bedrooms have wonderful views over the City of London.
Room types consist of superior, executive, city club rooms and suites. There are additionally some one bed apartments and suites that feature a full kitchen or office area along with a lounge an separate dining area. There are three club floors with dedicated services.
The hotel provides a 24 hour room service. Maid service twice daily.
Dining Options:Forum Restaurant: Spacious with galleries and flooded with natural light. Open 07.00 till 10.00 ( Sunday 08.00 till 11.00), noon till 15.00 (closed Sunday), 18.30 till 22.00 daily.
Lutetia and Bar Brasserie: Overlooks the private piazza. Mediterranean cuisine. Open 11.00 till 22.30 weekdays.
Isis Cocktail bar and lounge: Relaxing ambience. Incorporating views of the ancient Roman Wall of London. Open 24/7 for hotel guests.
Koto II: Japanese sushi and noodle bar where fresh ingredients and personal service are the order of the day. Lively feel. Open 11.00 till 22.30 weekdays.
4 rooms available for private dining.
Business facilities include a large auditorium that can handle up to 600 delegates theatre style, and a total of 15 meeting/conference rooms in all. All the support amenities you would expect are available such as high speed internet, photocopy, fax, pc, Data projector, flip chart screen.
Extensive staffed health and leisure facilities with a 25 meter indoor swimming pool with a refreshment area. Also includes a gym with a range of cardio and resistance equipment along with video screens. There's a dance studio (personal training, yoga and Pilates classes), steam room, sauna and beauty treatment rooms (Aromatherapy, Facial, Massages, Eyebrow shaping Pedicures, Body treatments, eyelash tinting, Manicures, Ear Candling, Solo lift, Threading and Spa Day). There's also a simulated golf machine. Health Club open 06.30 till 22.00, Saturday 07.00 till 20.00, Sunday 08.00 till 20.00.
The Grange offers a 24 hour porter/Concierge service, business centre and laundry/dry cleaning.
Bedroom Numbers: 307
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Grange chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel: is 341 yards (311 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £111.
Grange St Pauls: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £124.
Grange Holborn Hotel: 2.0 miles (3.2 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £124.
Grange Buckingham Hotel: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Grange Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Grange hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 347th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 13 Grange Hotels, and 108th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Grange City Hotel and not too far away (0.5 miles, 0.8 km) would be the 5 star Andaz Liverpool Street , where prices begin from around £161 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Andaz Liverpool Street also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Lord Milner Belgravia. 3.3 miles from the Grange City Hotel (5.3 km), has been rated at 82% by past guests and has rates from around £107.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star South Place Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (Coopers Row, EC3 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. Consisting of 16 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 83%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 80%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £129 per night. Starting from £49 at Travelodge Central Bank (2 Star, 80%) with top rates of £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £185, Four Star average: £120, Three Star average: £85 and Two Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Grange City Hotel 43rd of 50 nearby hotels and 16th (last) for the 16 five star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 21st of 50 (1st (joint) of 16 five star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 43rd of 44 for pure value for money (Batty Langley's was top).