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
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.35 out of 5 by 4650 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.8 out of 5 from 1915 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 20 of 23 for Hotels in Croydon and rated 3 out of 5 from 2735 reviews)
Parking:Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 67% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 755th from 865 London hotels, and 318th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (2.7 miles, 4.3 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Hotel Croydon, whose lowest rates start at about £85 and which has a 74% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Hilton Hotel Croydon. 2.7 miles from the De Vere Selsdon Estate (4.3 km), has been rated at 74% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £85.
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 3 five star hotels (average rating 86%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 24 three star hotels (average rating 78%) 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. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £80 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £32 at Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel (3 Star, 80%) to a high of £195 at Chelsea Harbour Hotel (5 Star, 89%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £163, Four Star average: £89, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £60.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank De Vere Selsdon Estate 48th of the 50 local hotels and 17th (last) for the 17 four star hotels in the area. The hotel is 18th of 50 (4th (joint) of 17 four star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 36th of 38 for sheer bang for buck (Jurys Inn Croydon 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.