Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Russell Square 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: London Euston 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.3 miles (3.7 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km). There are 5 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). Located in a Georgian terrace in central London is the Montague on the Gardens. Just off of Russell Square and walking distance from Covent Garden and Oxford Street this is a great location for the most popular tourist areas. In the adjacent road is the British Museum while Russell Square ensures a tube, taxi or Bus is always easily accessible. Nearest attractions include Dickens House Museum and Library (0.5 miles), London Transport Museum (0.6 miles), Trocadero Centre (0.7 miles), Leicester Square (0.7 miles), Houses of Parliament (0.8 miles), Trafalgar Square (0.9 miles) and Buckingham Palace (1.1 miles). London's Theatreland is also within walking distance and starts from Covent Garden.
Hotel in Detail:The Montague on the Gardens hotel is an elegant boutique townhouse hotel overlooking a private garden and past winner of the RAC award for "Credit to the Industry" which recognises excellence in all aspects of customer service. Provides a relaxing ambience in the midst of the hurly burly of London.
Rooms are all en-suite (marble bathrooms) with high quality toiletries supplied. Standard bedroom facilities include air conditioning, interactive cable TV with movies on demand, tea/coffee maker, safe, fax (on request), alarm clock, seating area, modem lines, free high speed internet access, telephone by desk and bed, voicemail, and ironing facilities.
Bloomsbury Rooms: Have been individually decorated and are furnished to a high standard with views over the front of the hotel, have high ceilings and many have a balcony. In-room much of the furniture is hand crafted. The bathrooms are finished in marble and feature 'Cuba-doche' overhead shower.
Junior Suites: Split over 2 levels. Come with a separate lounge area and their own CD and DVD collections. In-room you'll find canapé, a minibar and a stock of ice. Bathrooms have double basins and a Jacuzzi.
Executive Suites: Marble bathroom and Plasma television.
Master Suites: Take up 3 separate levels with views of the garden. Have all the facilities found in all other class rooms and suites.
The hotel runs a daily maid service and evening turndown service. Room service is 24 hours with options for meals and movie snacks.
Dining Options:The hotels 2 restaurants use herbs from the chefs own kitchen garden.
The Chef's Table: A small, friendly and intimate restaurant its style is both light and airy throughout lunchtime yet warm and cosy in the evening over candlelight. Cuisine is simple and fresh, with seasonal herbs picked straight from The Montague's own herb garden. The restaurant is decorated with a 19th century view of London on 3 sides and mahogany panelling.
Blue Door Bistro: AA rosette holder with a homely feel. Uses fresh ingredients in its varied menu including vegetarian options and salads
The Wood Deck and Terrace Bar: Overlooks the private gardens of the Bedford Estate where al fresco meals can be enjoyed. Serves range of cocktails as well as coffee's and traditional afternoon tea. Offers live entertainment on selected nights from 19.30.
The Montague on the Gardens has two conservatory areas overlooking the relaxing private gardens. Afternoon Tea, served between 3pm and 6pm each day.
Offsite the hotel has complimentary access to gym and sauna facilities. Its also possible to arrange beauty treatments and massages in the privacy of your own bedroom.
WiFi is accessible in public areas. A computer workstation is located in the lobby and can be hired along with printing facilities. Range of meeting rooms all located on a dedicated floor.
Luggage storage facilities.
Bedroom Numbers: 99 (including 11 suites) / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £30 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Red Carnation chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel: is 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 94% and rates start from about £209.
Rubens At The Palace Hotel: is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 90% and base rates begin at about £176.
41 Hotel: 1.7 miles (2.7 km), rated at 97% and with rates from around £366.
Egerton House Hotel: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 97% and with rates from around £299.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 102% by past guests. The London average is 87% and the average for 4 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Red Carnation Hotels across the chain average 103% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Red Carnation hotels.
Below average for a Red Carnation hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 122nd from 846 London hotels, 4th of 6 Red Carnation Hotels, and 43rd of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Bloomsbury, with base rates beginning from £89 and which has a 98% guest satisfaction rating. The Mercure London Bloomsbury also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the The Premier Notting Hill. 2.9 miles away (4.7 km), has been rated at 79% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £63 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 3 Star Bedford Hotel could be a good choice. The Bedford Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. The Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 is one of the top rated London hotels with a 92% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The 51 hotels nearest to this location (15 Montague Street, WC1 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 5 five star hotels (average rating 98%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 90%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 94%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 86%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 68%). Top 4 star hotel is Morton Hotel at 110%. Overall the best rated hotel is Royal National Hotel (3 star) at 128%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £114 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £16 at Generator Hotel (2 Star, 93%) while the highest base rates are £390 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 103%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £253, Four Star average: £117, Three Star average: £89, Two Star average: £40 and One Star average: £62.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Montague On The Gardens Hotel 8th (joint) of the 51 local hotels and 3rd for the 25 four star hotels in the area. 46th of 50 (24th of 25 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 34th of 45 when judging value for money (Generator Hotel was top).
award for excellence 2011-2013
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