Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Angel 299 yards (273 metres), Railway Station: London Kings Cross 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.1 miles (3.4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.8 miles (9.3 km). The DoubleTree London Islington is situated just slightly to North East of central London and on the border of the City of London. This makes this location ideal for anyone needing access to both the financial centre in the City of London (1 mile away) and the tourist areas of Central London (1.5 miles away) (although the hotel is actually within neither area). Close by are Islington High Street and Upper Street, thriving and popular shopping streets for bars, shops and cafes and busy day and night. Within 150 yards of the hotel is Chapel Market which sells mostly fruit and vegetable stalls though some stalls sell household goods and budget priced clothing. Open daily its also notable for being home to one of London's oldest pie and mash shops, M. Manze's, who have been around for over 100 years. Pentonville road is a major road where hailing a black taxi is no problem, its a connecting road between the City of London and Kings Cross. Nearest places of interest include the Sadlers Wells Theatre (0.2 miles), Business Design Centre (0.3 miles), London canal Museum (0.5 miles), Dickens House (0.6 miles), British Library (0.7 miles), Sir John Soames Museum (1 mile), Museum of London (1.1 miles) and Barbican Arts centre (1.1 miles)
Hotel in Detail:The DoubleTree London Islington is opposite the number 73 bus stop which runs regularly to Kings Cross and Euston. Also 2 minutes walk from Angel tube station. A contemporary style hotel that tries to conjure a warm homely feel that starts as you enter the hotel and find a signature, warm chocolate chip cookie on arrival.
Guest rooms at the hotel are individually furnished with contemporary furnishings. Family rooms are suitable for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. All bedrooms are non-smoking. Room amenities include air conditioning, desk, flat screen television (with digital channels), hairdryer, tea/coffee maker, laptop size safe, ironing facilities, mini fridge, phone with voicemail, working desk and free high speed wireless internet access. The en-suite facilities include toiletries and a bath. Your guest room will have either a double bed or twin beds.
There are some wheelchair friendly bedrooms that have improved accessibility.
Lift to all floors.
Executive rooms give access to the executive lounge.
The DoubleTree London Islington hotel offers the Grill Restaurant for breakfast (continental and full English) and dinner 7 days a week with modern international cuisine and a selection wines. Also serves light snacks and healthy options as well as a gourmet menu.
The hotel bar for casual dining with a range of snacks or just relaxing with a drink. Also serves lunch.
Reception desk staffed 24/7. Hotel has 2 meeting rooms. Laundry/dry cleaning services provided. Public parts of hotel have wireless internet access.
24 hour business area with audio/visual equipment rental, complimentary printing service, fax and photo copying service.
Luggage storage facilities available.
Parking Public car park close by at the N1 Shopping Centre (charges apply)
Bedroom Numbers: 372
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 chainAssuming your only interested in the Doubletree chain your choices nearby include:
Doubletree By Hilton West End: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £190.
Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London: is 2.0 miles (3.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £118.
Doubletree By Hilton Marble Arch: 2.4 miles (3.8 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £152.
Doubletree By Hilton Westminster: 2.8 miles (4.5 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £149.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Doubletree Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is one of the better rated Doubletree hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 181st from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 13 Doubletree Hotels, and 69th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with rates that start from about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 75% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £58 (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 The Arch Hotel seems like a possible option, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (60 Pentonville Road, N1 postcode) that we list cover a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They include 5 five star hotels (average rating 87%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 71%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Of the local hotels the highest rated are The Rookery (4 star) and also The Principal London (5 star) (both joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £100 per night. They range from a low of £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 74%) to a high of £222 at Renaissance St Pancras (5 Star, 89%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £160, Four Star average: £120, Three Star average: £89, Two Star average: £56 and One Star average: £53.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Doubletree by Hilton Islington 17th of the 50 local hotels and 7th for the 16 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 34th of 50 (7th of 16 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 12th of 41 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Generator Hotel was top).
Refurbishment in 2014/2015 increased the room numbers from 229 to 372.
Name and branding changed from Jurys London Islington to Doubletree in August 2014. The branding change also included a star rating upgrade from 3 to 4 stars. Originally called the Jurys Inn London when first opened in 1998. Renovation project 2013/2014 at a cost of £12 million pounds to add an extension and a complete refurbishment. The extensions adds 143 bedrooms.
Awards: Green Tourism for London: Gold Status