Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Luton 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Tube Station: Chesham 14.6 miles (23.4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 10 1.7 miles (2.7 km). The Red Lion Hotel Luton is located in the centre of Luton just 1.7 miles from London Luton Airport. Local attractions include Stockwood Craft Museum and Gardens (0.7 miles), Luton Museum and Art Gallery (1.2 miles), Whipsinade Zoo (5.9 miles) and Rebournbury Mill (6.7 miles). Close access to the M1 motorway for direct road access into central London or out to the North of England.
Hotel in Detail:Made up of two elements, the Pub/Restaurant and the Red Lion Hotel. The hotel provides simple but relaxed surroundings and the benefit of being connected to Brookes bar. Brookes is a popular bar and nightspot in Luton open till 2am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There are four televisions to view although they do not show sports.
The Red Lion Hotel also serves a wide ranging bar menu (light snacks and full meals) and is open for breakfast (07.00 till 11.30, from 08.00 Saturday and from 10.00 Sunday), Lunch and Dinner (11.00 till 21.00).
Room amenities in the hotel include en-suite facilities (bath/shower), wireless internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, alarm radio channels via the TV, hairdryer and irons/ironing boards available.
Premium rooms come with a flat screen TV,
There are 8 meeting rooms available with associated facilities.
The front desk is not open during the night but there is a night porter on duty who may be called. Non-smoking throughout. There is a designated smoking area.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 60% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 60% is 14% below the 74% average guest rating for the area around Luton. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 832nd from 866 London hotels, 19th of 22 Luton hotels, and 62nd of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.7 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 2 star London Town Hotel, with base rates beginning from £59 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Smart Hyde Park View Hostel. 1.2 miles away (1.9 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £11 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 2 Star Oliver Plaza Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.8 miles (1.2 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
Parking: 10 spaces
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Awards:Luton Safe Award for Overall Excellence 2005
Past names: Brookes Luton (2010), Brookes Cafe Bar Red Lion Lodge (2009)
History: Most rooms refurbished 2009.