Hotel in Detail:The Novotel Waterloo is a modern and contemporary hotel.
Featuring Novotation bedrooms. Contemporary and spacious amenities include, en-suite facilities include Radio, comfort cooling system, work area, cable Television with pay movies and internet access, high speed internet access, Automatic wake up call, Coffee/tea maker, Mini bar, Hair dryer, WIFI internet access, iron, safety deposit box and Double-glazing.
Superior rooms have a 26'' LCD TV.
Executive Rooms have a 26" TV, Nespresso coffee machine, Bose Ipod docking station, extra bathroom amenities, bathrobe & slippers, complimentary internet access, local calls and water.
There are 10 accessible bedrooms.
Room service is available 24 hours. Room configurations include twins and doubles.
Onsite is a restaurant and bar.
The Elements Restaurant serves an international a la carte menu as well as a buffet and children's menu.
Open 06.00 till 23.00 except for lunchtimes Saturday and Sunday.
The hotels bar is English Pub Styled Elements Bar. The bar serves snacks and provides musical entertainment along with a pool table. Open 08.00 till 01.00.
The Novotel London Waterloo hotel also has a variety of facilities and services that are sure to meet the need of both business and leisure travellers. For the business traveller onsite the hotel offers 6 meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 40 guests. Guest services include a concierge on call 06.00 till 20.00, a gift shop as a well as dry cleaning being available. There is also a fitness centre which includes a gym, sauna and steam room. The front reception is open 24 hours.
wireless internet access service (charges apply).
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Lambeth North 0.4 miles (0.7 km), Railway Station: London Waterloo 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.2 miles (3.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.9 miles (11.1 km).
The Novotel Waterloo London opened in August 1995. Situated just on the South side of the River Thames opposite Lambeth Palace (official home to the Archbishop of Canterbury) and a short distance from Waterloo Station (3 minutes by taxi), which hosts train services to the rest of the UK and the local tube network. London's west end is just 10 minutes away by taxi via Lambeth Bridge, North up the Millbank to Parliament Square and then North up Whitehall to Trafalgar Square (1.6 miles). Closest Bridge to the hotel is Lambeth Bridge which gives access to central London. Just 0.8 miles from here is the major shopping area of Elephant and Castle with associated amenities such as restaurants and bars. Other nearby attractions include the Tate Britain (0.4 miles), Imperial War Museum (0.4 miles), Houses of Parliament (0.5 miles), London Eye (Millennium Wheel) (0.6 miles), Imax cinema (0.7 miles) and Westminster Cathedral (0.8 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 187 / 5 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.05 out of 5 by 4896 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 1107 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 376 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 3789 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £24 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Novotel chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Novotel Blackfriars: is 1.0 miles (1.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £127.
Novotel London City South Hotel: is 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 83% and base rates begin at about £129.
Novotel London Tower Bridge: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 84% and with rates from around £165.
Pullman London St Pancras Hotel: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £179.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Novotel Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Novotel hotels.
Below average for a Novotel 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: 396th from 865 London hotels, 12th of 15 Novotel Hotels, and 175th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star Riverbank Park Plaza, with base rates beginning from £139 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Riverbank Park Plaza also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Rochester Hotel by Blue Orchid. 0.8 miles away (1.2 km), has been rated at 74% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £94.
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 4 Star Staybridge Suites Vauxhall may be one too look at. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall is only 0.2 miles (0.4 km) away. The Staybridge Suites Vauxhall has an extremely high guest rating of 96%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (113 Lambeth Rd, SE1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 1.1 miles (1.7 km) radius. They include 8 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 81%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 73%). Top 4 star hotel is Amba Charing Cross at 97%. Of these local hotels the highest rated are 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 star) and also the Corinthia Hotel London (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £148 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 75%) to a high of £500 at 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%) and the St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £295, Four Star average: £152, Three Star average: £97 and Two Star average: £76.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Novotel Waterloo 36th of 50 area hotels and 17th for the 19 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 27th of 50 (7th of 19 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 26th of 41 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Victoria Inn Hotel was top).
Comment: 2006 Hospitable Climates Challenge winner.