Hotel in Detail:A Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel. The Renaissance Heathrow Airport is a large contemporary hotel very popular with plane spotters thanks to its great views over the airports northern (main) runway from many of the bedrooms and from the Club Lounge. Its also the closest hotel to the central area terminals (2 and 3). The hotel lobby includes a TV with flight information details.
All rooms are en-suite (bath with spray-jets, hairdryer) and have air conditioning, wireless internet access, soundproofing (triple glazed windows), desk, cable TV with pay-per-view movies, triple glazing, iron and ironing board, trouser press, dual line direct dial phone with voicemail, minibar and a range of toiletries.
The Hotel has 109 club rooms with extras such as luxury bathrobes, evening turn-down and chocolates, while in the Club lounge you will find a complimentary 'healthy start' breakfast and views of Heathrow Airport..
10 bed rooms have been suitably adapted for improved accessibility.
Room service is 24 hours. Daily maid housekeeping. Lift to all floors.
Dining Options:Diners are well served by the DUO Restaurant with its International menu of fresh seasonal dishes. Serves breakfast and dinner.
Breakfast: 06.00 till 10.00, Dinner 18.00 till 22.00.
The DUO Bar serves cocktails and a bar menu that is available all day and into the night.
There is also as Starbucks Coffee Shop providing a relaxing environment for a range of coffees and background music.
Award winning conference and meeting facilities (700 guest reception capacity). Conference facilities include 6 large suites and in-house audio-visual production and a total of 28 meeting rooms covering 2,906 sq metres.
There is a dedicated full service business centre which is open 24 hours ( Copies, Faxes, Messenger, Scanner, Network/Internet printing, Post/parcel, Translator).
In the spacious hotel lobby you can find a daily newspaper. Onsite you will find a dedicated concierge desk to assist with luggage and journey planning. Hotel services include currency exchange, laundry and valet cleaning. Wheelchairs are available as are safety deposit boxed from the front reception. Cash machine and vending machines at hotel. There is also a hairdresser and gift shop on the premises.
Other Renaissance Heathrow facilities include a leisure centre which is open 24 hours a day. It includes a gym with cardio machines and, free weights along with a sauna and solarium. Personal trainers and massages available.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Heathrow Terminals 2-3 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 4 1.1 miles (1.8 km). The Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel offers some fantastic views of Heathrow airport with many of the rear facing rooms (along with the club lounge) offering a view of the the Northern runway. Always a popular choice among plane spotters. Most other hotels in this section are on the opposite side of the Bath Road, this hotel however actually backs on to the airport grounds and the northern perimeter road. The hotel is served by local buses 105, 140 and 285 (free within the freeflow zone). Almost opposite the hotel is a McDonalds Restaurant while the bowling alley is just over half mile further down to the Bath Road to the East and incorporates another fast food restaurant. There are a few local shops in the surrounding area, the nearest being along Sipson Road just to the West. The hotel entrance is actually from within the airport grounds and you must approach via the roundabout next to Heathrow police station.
Bedroom Numbers: 649 / 5 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £15 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 90% and the average for 4 star hotels is 91%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Renaissance Hotels across the chain average 90% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Renaissance hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 88% is 8% above the 80% average guest rating for the area around Heathrow. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 388th from 846 London hotels, 1st of 2 Renaissance Hotels, 4th of 59 Heathrow hotels, and 150th of 321 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Renaissance Heathrow Hotel and not too far away (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Park Inn Hotel Heathrow, where prices begin from around £60 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating. The Park Inn Hotel Heathrow also offers: free WiFi.Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Urban Villa seems like a possible option, although it's 6.2 miles (10.0 km) away. The Urban Villa has an extremely high guest rating of 94%, one of the best rated London hotels.