Hotel in Detail:The Rochester hosts 76 elegant guest rooms fitted with a host of contemporary facilities; including wireless and fixed high speed internet and LCD flat-screen televisions, with some featuring private balconies overlooking the beautiful Vincent square.
Each of the Rochester hotel bedrooms has air-conditioning and are decorated in an elegant and classic English style each with fine fabrics and hand carved rosewood furniture. Room facilities include flat screen television, radio, direct dial telephone, safe, tea/coffee facilities, iron and ironing board, wakeup calls, free high speed internet access, trouser press and hairdryer. Rooms also have Hypoallergenic Pillows, electronic locks and Duvets and complimentary newspaper.
All rooms are en-suite with marble bathrooms.
24 hour room service. All rooms are no-smoking.
Relax in the Lords Lounge Bar where you can enjoy a cocktail, afternoon tea, meet friends, or simply read the newspapers 24 hours a day.
The Pavilion Restaurant at the Rochester Hotel London is a classic French restaurant, a full English breakfast to a light snack or five course meal is available. Enjoy fine dining and fine wines. This light and airy restaurant has a unique stained glass roof that gives it a conservatory-like feel.
The Rochester hotel also has 2 function rooms suitable for meetings. 24 hour front reception and concierge service. Hotel has a lift. The hotel has its own onsite fitness centre.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Victoria 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.9 miles (4.7 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.1 miles (9.8 km).
The Rochester Hotel by blue Orchid is located on Vincent Square (entrance on Vane Street), a relatively quiet area off the busy areas of Vauxhall Bridge Road where Victoria mainline station can be found with its direct service to Gatwick airport, and a short distance from attractions like the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye (Millennium wheel). Buckingham Palace is just half a mile away where you will the Guards Museum, St James's Park and the Cabinet War Rooms.
History: Was the Grange Rochester Hotel till 2019.
Bedroom Numbers: 76 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.7 out of 5 by 2576 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.9 out of 5 from 1368 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 634 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 3.5 out of 5 from 1208 reviews)
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 74% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 662nd from 865 London hotels, and 278th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £177 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel also offers: a gym.
As the Rochester Hotel by Blue Orchid is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Artist Residence London. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.5 miles, 0.7 km) away. Rates start from around £250 and is rated by guests at 97%.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Church Street Hotel. 2.4 miles from here (3.9 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 86% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £67 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star 41 Hotel seems like a possible option. The 41 Hotel is only 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away. The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (69 Vincent Square, SW1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.9 miles (1.4 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 14 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 4 star hotels are The Resident Victoria and the Artist Residence London (both 97%). Overall the best rated hotel is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £175 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 75%) while the highest base rates are £500 at 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%) and the St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £306, Four Star average: £164, Three Star average: £91 and Two Star average: £73.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Rochester Hotel by Blue Orchid 40th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 17th (last) for the 17 four star hotels in the area. 3rd of 50 (1st of 17 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 19th of 44 when judging value for money (Victoria Inn Hotel was top).