Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Barbican 264 yards (241 metres), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 1.3 miles (2.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6.6 miles (10.6 km). Fantastic location for the tube system with no less than 5 The Malmaison London Hotel is located in the City of London (financial area) in the area of Clerkenwell. This is around a 15 minutes taxi ride from the main tourist areas of London. The City of London does however have its own amenities and places on interest, although it tends to be quieter on weekends when workers head out of London. Right next door to the hotel is the Fox and Anchor pub and restaurant. There is some shopping and other Amenities in the surrounding areas and the Barbican Centre is just a third of a mile . Nearest attractions include the Museum of London (0.27 miles), St Pauls Cathedral (0.5 miles), Sadlers Wells Theatre (0.65 miles), HMS Belfast (0.85 miles), Globe Theatre (0.88 miles), Tate Modern (0.92 miles), Monument (0.97 miles) and the London Dungeon (1.2 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Malmaison Hotel has been described as 'modern chic' and is known locally as the London Mal.
All bedrooms are individually designed with an elegant style and feature mood lighting. They are also all en-suite with power showers and supplied toiletries. In-room you will find CD players, CD libraries, satellite TV, tea making facilities and complimentary high speed internet access.
There are also a few suites that come with luxury amenities.
From £255 per night you can enjoy one of our glorious suites or super suites, or why not treat yourself and spend that little bit extra by booking one of our love suite love packages with champagne on ice, chocolate dipped strawberries, aromatic oils and candles, a chilled Mal CD and that all important champagne breakfast in your room.
Room service is available.
Eat: The onsite restaurant is the award winning chic and contemporary Brasserie serving modern and traditional cuisine and fine wines. The restaurant features mood enhancing lighting and a lively atmosphere. The original vaults have been opened up to create intimate dining spaces.The menu uses locally sourced ingredients including local ales.
Open: 07.00 till 10.00 (weekends 08.00 till 10.30), noon till 14.30 (closed Saturday), 18.00 till 22.30.
Drink: The hotel also has it own stylish and atmospheric bar making for an intimate venue. here you will find dark wood tables and deep sofas while the bar itself has a zinc top. Serves a full range of drinks such as cocktails, Champagnes, wines and beers. Also serves light meals.
Open: 11.00 till 23.00 (Sunday Noon till 23.00).
On the ground floor is the hotels fitness Gym called the Gymtonic where you will find cardio and resistance machines along with free weights.
Open: 06.30 till 21.00 (weekends 08.00 till 20.00).
The Malmaison Hotel has meeting facilities for gatherings of up to 30 delegates.
Hotel offers same day laundry.
Bedroom Numbers: 97 / 6 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noonam
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 236th from 850 London hotels, and 96th of 322 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Zetter Hotel , whose lowest rates start at about £135 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Zetter Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Citadines Barbican Apartments. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has scored 78% from former guests where rates start from approximately £90 (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 South Place Hotel seems like a possible option, it's only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 95%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.0 miles (1.6 km) radius. They are made up of 13 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 73%). Top 4 star hotels are Apex London Wall Hotel and the Apex Temple Court (both 93%). Top rated of the local hotels are South Place Hotel (5 star) and also the Rosewood London Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 95%).
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £121 per night. From a low of £45 at Arriva Hotel (2 Star, 68%) and the highest rates top out at £399 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 95%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £170, Four Star average: £116, Three Star average: £91 and Two Star average: £47.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Malmaison Hotel Farringdon 26th (joint) of 51 area hotels and 11th (joint) for the 22 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 31st of 50 (12th (joint) of 22 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 28th of 44 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Montcalm Royal London House was top).
Internet Access: Cable broadband in-room, wireless connection in lobby and restaurant
CAwards: AA Hotel group of the year 2006/07