Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Victoria 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.2 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). The Doubletree by Hilton London Victoria Hotel is situated alongside Victoria Railway station, Underground and Coach Stations. Victoria Station is one of London's 5 main line railway stations with connection to all other parts of the UK. Most notably the station runs a non-stop service to Gatwick Airport called the Gatwick Express. This location is within the heart of central London and ideal for a base to explore all of the main tourist areas. Nearest main shopping is right on the doorstep of the hotel along Victoria Street. Here you will find a couple of theatres as well a good selection of shops, restaurants and bars. On Victoria street is Westminster Cathedral (0.2 miles) and at the end of the street is the Parliament Square, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben (0.8 miles). To the South of the Hotel is the area of Pimlico, very popular with budget and tourist class hotels which is otherwise a residential area. To the West is the famous Kings Road, Chelsea (0.7 miles), well known for its fashion leading boutiques, restaurants and bars. To the North of the Doubletree by Hilton Victoria is the area of St James's and Buckingham Palace (0.5 miles). Buckingham Palace itself is sandwiched between two London parks at Green Park and St James's Park. To the North West is one of London's and the UK's most expensive area for residential properties at Belgravia and Eaton Square (0.5 miles). Other nearby attractions include the Queens Gallery (0.4 miles), St James's Palace(0.7 miles), Tate Britain (0.7 miles), Hyde Park (0.8 miles), Piccadilly Circus (1.1 miles) and the London Eye (1.2 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Doubletree by Hilton London Victoria has its own warm and distinctive style, where guests can enjoy a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. A contemporary and modern hotel.
All bedrooms are spacious, contemporary and fully air conditioned with tea and coffee making facilities, safe, satellite LCD television, minibar, iron or trouser press and hairdryer. Guests benefit from 300 thread count sheets and high speed internet access along with full height windows and a pillow menu. Bathrooms have supplied toiletries.
Decor includes low level lightning and wood furnishings. Bedroom configurations include singles, doubles, twins and recently refurbished executive rooms.
There is a 24 hour room service offered at the Hotel. Some suites (7 in total) have a Jacuzzi. There is a dedicated executive floor.
Dining Options:Next door at '2 Bridge Place' you will find the hotels Destination restaurant and bar. The Brasserie Restaurant and Bar offers European cuisine along with a true taste of hospitality. The bar serves cocktails.
Open: 06.30 till 22.00 (Saturday from 07.00, Sunday 7.00 till 23.00.)
The hotel has a fully equipped gym with cardio machines.
To provide customers with a complete service, the conference and banqueting facilities can accommodate up to 300 delegates in a wide variety of meetings and syndicate rooms. The hotel provides audio and visual equipment.
The front reception is staffed 24 hours and offers safety box facilities. The hotel has a concierge desk and services and the public areas are air-conditioned. There is also WIFI internet access throughout the Hesperia Victoria hotel. For the business traveller there is a business centre and the hotel offers services such as Copying, E-mail & Internet, Fax, PC and Printer use. Other services include an ice machine, foreign currency exchange, luggage storage, dry cleaning and laundry pickup.
Hotel is no-smoking throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 212 (7 suites) / 7 Floors
Parking: not onsite parking. NCP car park close by next to Victoria Coach station. Hotel has vouchers for discount rate.
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Doubletree chain your nearest options are:
Doubletree By Hilton Westminster: is 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £149.
Doubletree by Hilton London Kensington: is 1.5 miles (2.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 75% and base rates begin at about £116.
Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch: 1.5 miles (2.5 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £152.
Doubletree By Hilton West End: 2.0 miles (3.3 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £190.
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) . Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Doubletree hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 347th from 866 London hotels, 5th of 13 Doubletree Hotels, and 147th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (1.0 miles, 1.7 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Gatwick, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Holiday Inn Gatwick Worth. 1.7 miles from here (2.7 km), has scored 82% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £59.
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley is potentially a good choice for you being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one closest hotels from here (2 Bridge Place, SW1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.7 miles (1.2 km) radius. The 51 consist of 17 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 87%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 4 star hotel is Artist Residence London at 98%. Of these hotels the highest rated is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
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.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 51 nearby hotels at £189 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 74%) to a high of £585 at Lanesborough Hotel London (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £308, Four Star average: £167, Three Star average: £91 and Two Star average: £73.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel 31st (joint) of 51 nearby hotels and 12th for the 14 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 29th of 49 (8th of 14 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 32nd of 47 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Goring Hotel was top).
History:Refurbished 2013. Formerly called the Hesperia London Victoria till January 2011. Was called the Holiday Inn London Victoria until 2004.
Sold to Crimson Hotels Group for approximately £55 million pounds in October 2011.
NH Hoteles took over management of the hotel in 2010.