Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bond Street 0.03 miles (0 km), Railway Station: London Marylebone 0.8 miles (1.3 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.3 miles (8.5 km). The Radisson Blu Berkshire Hotel is located on Oxford Street, one of the busiest shopping streets in Europe and geared to the tourist, and just the London underground station of Bond Street. This is a central London location on the doorstep of tourist London and all its nightlife, shopping and entertainment. Walking distance at just 0.3 miles to the East is Oxford Circus which is the point at which Oxford Street and Regent Street meet. Regent street is a long busy, bustling road with top name shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars. Most of the side roads around the Radisson Berkshire Hotel offer more shops and amenities with the likes of Canarby Street (fringe fashion and synonymous with 60's London) and the world famous London Palladium where top artists from all over the world have played. Just to the South on the opposite side of Oxford Street is one of the UK's most exclusive areas, Mayfair. Just half a mile to the West is the wide open areas and amenities of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Other local places of interest and attractions include Wallace Collection (0.3 miles), Marble Arch (0.5 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.6 miles), Piccadilly Circus (0.7 miles), Trocadero centre (0.7 miles), Leicester Square (0.8 miles) and St James's Palace(0.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Radisson Berkshire is a mix of the traditional and the contemporary and describes itself as a boutique hotel. In the public areas you will find works of art gathered from around the world and furniture by Phillipe Hurel.
The hotel bedrooms are decorated to reflect the feel of an English country home. The well appointed rooms feature luxurious furnishings, original works of art and deep pile hand woven wool carpets.
In-room amenities include individually controlled air-conditioning, Sicilian marble bathrooms (with shower massage and luxury toiletries), direct dial telephone with personal number, voicemail, WIFI internet access, minibar, safe, Coffee/Tea maker, Desk, Hair Dryer, iron/Ironing Board, trouser press, Modem/data Port Connection, cable TV (Bang and Olufsen) with pay movies and a digital entertainment system. Bedroom configurations include singles, doubles, deluxe rooms (including twins) and suites.
Two rooms have been adapted for accessibility.
The deluxe rooms offer more room than the standard bedrooms along with an area for sitting. Extra amenities include a turndown service, robes in the bathroom and a nice touch being supplied slippers.
In the hotel suites snuggle up in your leather bed or sit up resting your head on the caramel crocodile padded headboard. As you would expect in a suite there's a separate area for lounging around. The luxury decor includes velvet curtains. Bose sound systems.
Dining Options:Onsite is the Ascots restaurant and bar. (Ascot is a place and racecourse in the town of Berkshire which of course is the name of the hotel). This restaurant has in the past won the prestigious RAC Blue Ribbon. The restaurant has a sumptuous feel featuring wood panelling both on the floor and the walls while the seating is leather. The restaurant serves a modern British menu and focuses on seasonal dishes.
Open for breakfast and diner. Breakfast weekdays 07.00 till 10.30, (weekends 07.30 till 11.00), Dinner 18.00 till 21.30 (closed Sunday).
The lobby bar is fully licensed and offers guests contemporary surroundings.
The Drawing Room is where afternoon tea is served between 14.00 and 17.30.
Whatever your needs and whatever the time rest assured that someone will be on hand to help as the hotel reception is staffed 24 hours a day. Other Radisson Berkshire hotel services include a valet/laundry service and luggage storage can be arranged with the concierge who will be happy with your needs be it for theatre tickets of directions to local attractions.
The Radisson Berkshire hotel has 2 conference/meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 45 guests. The rooms make use of natural daylight, are air-conditioned and have the latest in facilities.
Other business services include a business centre where you can hire a computer and make use of the internet for email or just browsing. There also fax and copy facilities.
Additionally 'In hotel' mobile phones are available on request.
WIFI can be picked up throughout the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 147
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Radisson Blu chain take a look at your closest options:
Radisson Blu Sussex Hotel: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £119.
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 79% and base rates begin at about £104.
Radisson Blu May Fair Hotel: 0.6 miles (0.9 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £224.
Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel: 0.8 miles (1.3 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £91.
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 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Radisson Blu Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Radisson Blu hotels.
Below average for a Radisson Blu 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: 360th from 866 London hotels, 7th of 13 Radisson Blu Hotels, and 148th of 329 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 Grange Strathmore Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £74 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Britannia International Hotel. 6.7 miles from the Radisson Blu Berkshire Hotel (10.7 km), has scored 66% from former guests and has rates from around £49 (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 Ampersand Hotel seems like a possible option. The Ampersand Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (350 Oxford Street, W1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 22 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 4 three star hotels (average rating 72%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 54%). Top 4 star hotel is Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel at 98%. Coming out as the top rated hotels is Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair (5 star) at 100%.
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.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £234 per night. Starting from £49 at St George Hotel (3 Star, 61%) up to £750 at Dorchester Hotel London (5 Star, 90%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £355, Four Star average: £147, Three Star average: £58 and Two Star average: £55.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Radisson Blu Berkshire Hotel 27th of 50 nearby hotels and 10th for the 23 four star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 20th of 49 (14th of 23 four star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 24th of 47 for sheer value for money (Montcalm London Marble Arch was top).