Hotel in Detail:By today's standards the Marriott Regents park is without doubt a 4 star plus hotel with higher standards and amenities than many other 4 star rated hotels in London. Set in a sort after residential area part of a very busy and bustling wider local area that includes Camden Town and the major amenities along Finchley Road. Although very close to regents Park the Marriott is actually located in Swiss Cottage by St Johns Wood. The hotel is also very close to Primrose Hill, featured in many films and known for its village like feel and exclusive boutique type shops and cafes. Offers some of the most extensive facilities of any hotel in the area with its own indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, spa and bedrooms with balconies. Free WiFi in public areas and rooms for up to 4 adults available.
Bedrooms have a modern style.
Guest room facilities include Work desk and lamp, 2-line phone with Voice mail, large flat screen smart TV with pay movies, Minibar, tea/coffee facilities, Air conditioning, Iron and ironing board, Trouser press, Hairdryer, In-room safe and high speed internet access. Bedrooms have the added benefit of balconies. Rooms also have dual voltage sockets. Beds have down mattress toppers and duvets. Bedrooms feature floor to ceiling windows.
The hotel has a dedicated executive level where the rooms have exclusive access to the M Club lounge (complimentary breakfast).
Newspapers are delivered to rooms on request. Evening turndown service.
Room service is 24 hours.
Dining Options:Carluccios: Serves modern Italian dishes and offers all-day dining along with a deli, foodshop, aperitivo and espresso bar and pleasant outdoor terrace.
The restaurant offers a range of options from antipasti sharing boards and small plates to handmade pasta and seasonal main dishes. The aim of the restaurant is to provide a minimum of fuss with maximum of flavour. Ingredients are sourced from small Italian producers and dishes are modern takes on classics.
The bespoke bar menu offers an extended cocktail, spirits and wine list for those sitting at the bar, with large gin and tonics served in balloon-style glasses.
Each morning the breakfast buffet includes a range of hot and cold dishes. The option for an Italian cooked breakfast comes with with a choice of smoky bacon, sausages, sauteed mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, toasted Italian bread and your choice of free range eggs. On offer to all are freshly baked breads and pastries from the bakery bar, tea and coffee. More options include cereals, fruit juice, Eggs Benedict and Eggs Royale.
Pasta options include Homemade Ravioli and Penne alla Luganica.
There is a frequently changing set lunch menu.
DELI AND FOODSHOP
The deli features an ever-changing selection of dishes including Italian sandwiches and salads as well as antipasti to take away.
The Marriott Regents Park hotel has 10 meeting rooms. The self-contained conference & banqueting suite can accommodate up to 300 guests and is supported by 7 smaller meeting rooms.
Onsite is a leisure club with state of the art fitness centre (cardio equipment and free weights open each day 06.00 till 23.00), 15m indoor swimming pool, solarium, steam room, sauna and beauty clinic. The fitness facilities are for over 16's only. There are restricted hours for children's access to the indoor swimming pool. Normal open hours are 06.00 till 23.00.
The 'Sense at London Marriott Regents Park Spa' offers facial treatments, manicures, pedicures and massages.
Public areas of the hotel can pickup a WiFi connection.
The hotel has a dedicated concierge desk located opposite the main reception. Additional hotel services include currency exchange, onsite laundry, hairdresser, safety deposit boxes at reception, shoeshine and valet dry-cleaning. The hotel has a gift shop on the ground floor. Hotel has a dedicated business centre with facilities such as printing and fax.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Swiss Cottage 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: South Hampstead 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 3.3 miles (5.3 km). The Marriott London Regents Park is situated yards from Swiss Cottage by the upmarket residential area of Saint Johns Wood. Swiss Cottage is the gyratory system formed by the junction of Finchley Road, Avenue Road and Adelaide Road. Its also forms the border between St Johns Wood and Hampstead. Shopping can be found on the Finchley Road which is a short walk , and at the market area of Camden Town. Finchley Road actually offers extensive amenities with a large range of shops, restaurants and bars. The larger stores include major supermarkets and the O2 centre is a covered complex with multi screen cinema and bars. St Johns Wood is an upmarket residential area while Avenue Road which runs through its heart and leads down to Regents Park is the location for some of London's most expensive houses. The park itself is half a mile from the hotel and as well as offering large open spaces is home London Zoo. The hotel has good transport links to all of London thanks to the Black taxi rank outside the main entrance, and the local train stations of Swiss Cottage, Saint Johns Wood and Finchley Road. The area is also well served by buses. The close by A41 dual carriageway gives access to the A406 North Circular Road which is the orbital road around North London. A nice location as the hotel is walking distance from very busy areas yet the hotel entrance is actually located on a quiet residential Road.
Bedroom Numbers: 304 (14 suites) / 7 Floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £31 per day.
Internet:Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £10 per 24 hours. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Marriott chain your next best options are:
Marriott Maida Vale: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £111.
Marriott Marble Arch: is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £175.
Marriott Park Lane Hotel: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £329.
Marriott Grosvenor Square: 2.2 miles (3.6 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £224.
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) . Marriott Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Marriott hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 333rd from 861 London hotels, 11th of 22 Marriott Hotels, and 138th of 325 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.9 miles, 1.4 km) would be the 4 star Danubius Hotel Regents Park, with rates that start from about £119 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Best Western Maitrise Hotel Maida Vale. 1.0 miles away (1.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 68% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £79 (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 4 Star Europa House Apartments seems like a possible option being 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the Marriott London Regents Park Hotel. The Europa House Apartments is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (128 King Henry's Road, NW3 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 1.8 miles (3.0 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 3 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 73%), 1 two star hotel (rated 64%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 4 star hotels are Europa House Apartments and the Montagu Place Hotel (both 91%). The highest rating in the isa goes to The Arch Hotel (5 star) at 98%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £110 per night. The lowest rates are at £38 at St George Hotel/Hostel (1 Star, 62%) and highest base rates of £294 at Landmark London Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £251, Four Star average: £127, Three Star average: £71, Two Star average: £55 and One Star average: £38.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Marriott London Regents Park Hotel 12th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 7th (joint) for the 24 four star hotels in the area. The hotel is 32nd of 49 (10th of 24 four star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 15th of 45 for sheer bang for buck (The Arch Hotel was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 4 star hotels even though its below average overall for 4 star hotels in London.
Comment: Formerly The Holiday Inn Swiss Cottage (1990'S).
Jointly owned by Whitbread and Marriott International when sold to Royal Bank of Scotland in April 2006. Bought by a mainly Israeli consortium led by Delek Real Estate December 2006. Management of the hotel remains unchanged.