Hotel in Detail:The Rathbone hotel is privately owned and features the work of designer Kit Kemp with a 'Bloomsbury Group' theme throughout the hotel with original works of art. Now called a a boutique hotel it was actually one of London's first 'Townhouse' termed hotels. Red brick facade.
Thebedrooms are en-suite, with individually controlled air-conditioning and have traditional style furniture and decor. Amenities include in-room safe, WiFi internet access, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite TV, trouser press And hairdryer.
There is a hotel lift that serves each floor. Room service is available for in-room dining 24/7.
The hotel has an intimate bar where you can enjoy a pre dinner cocktail or a relaxing after dinner coffee and liquor. Furnished with dark wood Italian furnishings.
The first floor restaurant offers a buffet or full English breakfast and additionally snacks and light meals are available from the room service and lounge menus. The restaurant features a Mural of modern London. Breakfast served 07.00 till 10.00 (Sundays) Bank Holidays 08.00 till 11.00).
Guests receive free membership to the Rathbone Restaurant Club, giving discounts or at least 10% at many local restaurants.
The drawing rooms display works of art by artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell.
The Rathbone Hotel features two air conditioned meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 12 guests. Facilities in the meeting rooms include television, video, DVD and flip chart. Additional audio visual equipment can be requested.
Reception remains staffed round the clock. WiFi accessible from public areas.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Goodge Street 246 yards (224 metres), Railway Station: London Euston 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.7 miles (4.4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.5 miles (8.8 km). There are 6 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km).
The Rathbone Hotel London is centrally located in the area known locally as Fitzrovia. A short walk from Oxford Street , one of the most popular shopping's areas for tourists to London and also from Tottenham Court Road, well known for its rows of discount electronics shops. The surrounding areas offers an abundance of theatres, restaurants, bars, nightlife and shopping. Just on the other side of Oxford Street is Soho , very popular for its nightlife and adult oriented entertainment venues along with some great restaurants. Nearest attractions include the Pollocks Toy Museum (0.1 miles), House of Homosexual Culture (0.2 miles), Ben Uri Art Society and London Jewish Museum of Art (0.3 miles), Petrie Egyptian Archaeology Museum (0.4 miles), British Museum (0.4 miles), Trocadero Centre and Leicester Square (0.6 miles). The surrounding areas offers an abundance of theatres, restaurants, bars, nightlife and shopping.
Bedroom Numbers: 72 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.2 out of 5 by 2595 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 1190 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 206 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 1405 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 84% 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.
Milesfaster ranking: 318th from 865 London hotels, and 133rd of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Rathbone Hotel and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star My Bloomsbury, where prices begin from around £109 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating. The My Bloomsbury also offers: free WiFi, a gym.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star Charlotte Street Hotel could be a good choice. The Charlotte Street Hotel is only 0.0 miles (0.0 km) away. The Charlotte Street Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (30 Rathbone Street, West End, W1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. Consisting of 11 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 11 three star hotels (average rating 76%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 43%). Top 4 star hotels are The Resident Soho and the Montague On The Gardens Hotel (both 98%). Of the 51 local hotels top rated are Soho Hotel (5 star) and also the Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £142 per night. Starting from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 83%) with top rates of £378 at Ham Yard Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £279, Four Star average: £125, Three Star average: £76, Two Star average: £43 and One Star average: £55.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Rathbone Hotel 23rd of 50 and 13th for the 24 four star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 16th of 50 (6th of 24 four star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 9th of 37 for pure value for money (SoHostel was top).