Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Great Portland Street 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London Euston 0.4 miles (0.6 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.1 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.9 miles (7.9 km). This hotel boasts 5 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). Opposite Regents Park on the Northern edge of central London is the Melia White House Hotel. Almost adjacent to Regents Park (0.1 miles) which is one of the London's largest and most popular parks and home to London Zoo. Close by is the mainline station of Euston and the underground station of Great Portland Street is opposite. A taxi can normally be found on the outside rank and a short walk is the terrific shopping on Regent Street. The hotel is in an almost island like location being surrounded by a road on each side. Within the surrounding vicinity are a few 24 hour mini-markets. Camden market which is 1 mile to the North, is well worth a visit on Sundays. Nearest attractions include the Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.4 miles), History of Medicine gallery (0.4 miles), Pollock's toy museum (0.5 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.5 miles), Wallace Collection (0.7 miles) and the British Museum (0.9 miles). Although so close to the central areas and busy shopping areas, the hotels actual location is something of a peaceful oasis with residential areas to the North and the Regents park to the West. The Marylebone Road which is just to the South marks the border between the busy and bustling central areas and the slightly more laid back suburbs on its Northern side.
Hotel in Detail:The Melia White House building dates to 1936 when it was originally used ass an apartment block. As you enter the hotel you will find the lobby dominated by its use of marble along with Rococo themed furnishings. The hotels family friendly credentials are immediately evident with the exclusive check-in area dedicated for children as well as other features such as ice-cream vouchers, cookies at turndown and a kids club.
The Melia has an eclectic style which is brought also to its bedrooms. Here you find a blend of classical and modern decor and furniture. Rooms feature bedside Doric lamps by the side of the beds along with brass reading lights overhead with individual controls. Beds have 100% cotton stripe luxury linen and modern print fabrics are used within each bedroom. Bathrooms have marble tiled floors and granite counters.
Room amenities include en-suite facilities, hairdryer, mahogany Work Desks, air-conditioning, direct dial telephone with dataports, radio, Minibar, trouser press, satellite TV with internet browser and pay movies, high speed internet access, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee maker, in-room safe and trousers press.
One floor is set aside for the Executive program. This adds service features such as privileged check-in and check out, deluxe amenities in the room and a pillow menu. Rooms on this floor also come with exclusive access to the executive Lounge and an evening turndown service. The lounge serves a full English breakfast as well as tea and coffee all day and has complimentary wireless internet access. There is also a licensed bar serving appetizers 18.00 till 23.00.
Room Service for all rooms is 24 hours and the hotel has a wakeup service. Connecting rooms can be requested.
Dining Options:La Albufera restaurant: A modern styled luxurious restaurant and past award winner. Specialising in Spanish cuisine. Open for Dinner only.
Open: 19.00 till 22.30 (Sunday and bank holidays closed).
The Place Restaurant: Brasserie style. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Varied Mediterranean menu. Relaxed ambience.
Open: Hours of Operation: 07.00 till 10.30 (till 11.00 weekends), noon till 15.30 (weekends closed for lunch), 18.00 till 22.30.
Longford's Bar: lobby bar open daily 8 a.m. until late, offering a selection of beers, spirits, cigars and snacks. Background music with jazz sinters or pianist every day except Monday.
Noon till 02.00.
Davidoff Café Espresso: The hotels coffee Café serving fine coffees, tea, refreshments, light snacks, fresh pastries, sandwiches, pizzas and soups. All menu items are optionally for take .
Open: 06:30 till 14.30 (7.30 till 12.30 weekends).
The Melia White House hotel has 9 meeting/conference rooms that can accommodate anything from 15 to 150 guests. Facilities provided include modern AV equipment and WiFi internet access. There is also a dedicated business centre which includes secretarial services.
WiFi internet access is available in all of the hotels public areas.
Other hotel services include Laundry and dry cleaning, concierge and 24 hour front desk. Onsite is a fitness centre which includes a gym and sauna room. Business centre open 07.00 till 23.00.
Bedroom Numbers: 582 / 8 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 452nd from 866 London hotels, and 207th of 328 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 Holiday Inn Regents Park Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £102 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Grange Fitzrovia Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.4 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £75.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 3 Star Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury may well be of interest to you. The Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (Albany Street, NW1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.8 miles (1.3 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 6 five star hotels (average rating 87%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 77%), 5 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 80%). Top 4 star hotels are Dorset Square Hotel, Morton Hotel and Montagu Place Hotel (all three rated 90%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Langham Hotel London (5 star) at 95%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £119 per night. Starting from £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 74%) up to £340 at Langham Hotel London (5 Star, 95%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £259, Four Star average: £122, Three Star average: £82, Two Star average: £42 and One Star average: £52.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Melia White House Hotel 25th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 14th (joint) for the 25 four star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 38th of 50 (18th of 25 four star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 35th of 44 for sheer value for money (SoHostel was top).