Hotel in Detail:The Selsdon Park hotel occupies 205 acres of impressive parkland and has a long history going back over 1000 years. The hotel building itself dates back to 1875.
All bedrooms are en-suite.
Bedroom amenities include Coffee/tea maker, Direct Dial Phone, Satellite Television with pay movies, mini safe, Toilet, Shower, Wake Up Calls, high speed internet access (free) and Hairdryer.
Executive Rooms have views out over the hotels golf course and Surrey Downs. Larger than standard rooms.
Family Rooms come with two Double beds and have additional space for and extra bed or cot.
The Restaurant is air-conditioned and overlooks the terraces and gardens and serves international cuisine.
Open 07.00 till 09.00 (Saturday till 10.00, Sunday 07.30 till 10.30), noon till 14.00, 19.00 till 21.30
The Bar & Grill is an intimate bar overlooking the indoor swimming pool and has a large-screen TV for sports and news, and a photo gallery of sports heroes. Open from late morning to late evening.
The Lounge, an oak-panelled room with a real fireplace serves an afternoon menu of teas, coffees, light snacks, and sandwiches.
The Solarium serves light lunch or afternoon tea, with small tables set before traditional sofas and armchairs.
With a total of 22 conference and meeting rooms catering for up to 350 delegates, including four Motivator Suites, the hotel makes an ideal location for corporate, incentive and team building events.
Other Selsdon Park hotel facilities also include an 18-hole golf course (6473 yards, par 73), tennis and squash courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and fitness centre offering a sauna, steam room, facials, massages, and other body treatments.
24 hour reception. This is an all non-smoking hotel. There are however designated areas for smoking outside of the hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Sanderstead 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Tube Station: Morden 7.2 miles (11.6 km), Motorway: M25 Junction 6 5.6 miles (9 km). The Selson Park Hotel is a Neo-Jacobean building located to the South of Croydon near to Sanderstead. This location is just 13 miles from Gatwick Airport and 12 miles from the centre of London and so makes a good choice as a stopover or for a journey between the two. The hotel with a history spanning 1000 years resides in 205 acres of parkland with its own 18-hole championship golf-course and offers wonderful views of the North Downs countryside. The Selsdon has the feel of a large Elizabethan manor with features such as tapestries, a suit of armour, and jousting sabres in the lobby. Nearest attractions include Selsdon Wood (0.5 miles), Heritage Centre (4.6 miles), Little Holland House (4.7 miles), Crystal Palace Museum (5.4 miles) and Eltham Palace (8.8 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 200
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Free public parking is available on site .
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 68% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 748th from 866 London hotels, and 314th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, whose lowest rates start at about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from the De Vere Selsdon Estate (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel may be one too look at. The Royal Park 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 (Addington Rd, CR2 postcode) that we have data for cover a 10.8 miles (17.4 km) radius. The 50 consist of 4 five star hotels (average rating 84%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 25 three star hotels (average rating 79%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 78%). Top 4 star hotel is Doubletree Hilton London Greenwich at 89%. Of these hotels the highest rated is The Alma Hotel (3 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide.
Of the 51 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for all of them. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £85 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 80%) to a high of £350 at Falcon Wharf Apartments (5 Star, 80%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £210, Four Star average: £91, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £60.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank De Vere Selsdon Estate 49th of 50 nearby hotels and 16th (last) for the 16 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 18th of 51 (3rd (joint) of 16 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 45th of 47 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel was top).
Comment: Was called the Selsdon Park Hotel and Golf Course till October 2016.
The De Vere Selsdon Estate is part of the Principal Hotels chain which was bought Permira (an equity firm) from Royal Bank of Scotland in September 2006. The chain was then sold to Alternative Asset Investment Management (AAIM) in December 2006 in a sale and lease back arrangement.
Formerly a Le Meridien hotel.