Hotel in Detail:The St Giles Hotel Central London is one of the largest hotels in the capital with over 700 rooms.
All rooms come with private bathroom facilities. Bedroom amenities include Direct Dial Telephones with Voicemail, free WiFi, Hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities, In-room digital safe, flat screen TV with Pay Movies.
Deluxe doubles have a lounge/seating area and are air-conditioned. All deluxe rooms come with a desk area with a lamp.
Executive Rooms are all air-conditioned, have a seating area (not singles), desk space, LCD TV, mini-fridge, free high speed internet access and hospitality tray. Bathrooms have toiletries from 'The White Company' and walk in showers.
Some suites have a bath tub, Bathrobe & Slippers and a Bathroom Splash TV.
Dining Options:Hudsons House: A vibrant restaurant and lounge bar offering cocktails and food late into the night. The eclectic interior fuses a modern finish with materials from a bygone era, resulting in an intriguing space with a central bar, private booths and hints of 1930s glamour. Entrance for guests of the hotel is adjacent to concierge desk, or externally from Bedford Avenue.
Sip from a range of drinks and cocktails in the unique Lounge Bar, or sit for a full meal in the restaurant, featuring classic British cuisine with a modern European twist.
locally sourced seasonal produce used when possible, and the menus shows a distinctive flair and imagination.
Hudsons House is independently operated and managed. Open for lunch and dinner.
Sage & Chilli: Wide ranging and affordable menu that pairs classic Italian dishes with authentic Asian cuisine. The informal atmosphere and friendly service make Sage & Chilli a popular spot for guests and local residents alike.
Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Full A la carte menu available every lunch and dinner as well as daily specials.
VQ (Vingt-Quatre): A buzzing and popular 24 Hour Café & Diner serving food at reasonable prices, whenever you want. Located on the ground floor of St Giles Hotel and easily accessible from Great Russell Street. The entrance for guests of the hotel is adjacent to the concierge desk during the day, or externally from Great Russell Street at night.
In a relaxed and friendly environment, classic dishes satisfy all tastes at any time of day or night. Whether you are after breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, a late night snack or just want to chill out with your laptop you will always have a warm welcome.
VQ is independently operated and managed.
Hours of Operation: 24 Hours a day
Breakfast: Dedicated breakfast room on the Mezzanine Level where guests can enjoy a self service European breakfast buffet or continental breakfast. Selection of hot and cold choices including pastries, croissant and snacks along with tea and coffee. The area has a WiFi internet access.
Open 7 days a week.
Beneath the hotel is a Leisure Club with 25 metre Swimming Pool, Sports Hall, Fitness Studio, Dance Studios, Free Weights Room, Squash & Handball Courts, Sauna, Sun beds, Massages, Exercise Classes and Various Clubs & Activities and are all available subject to charges. Under 16's are not allowed access to the leisure facilities. Swimming pool closes in April for maintenance. The leisure centre is owned and run by the central YMCA and hotel guests can gain access at a nominal charge (payable locally) during their stay.
There is a fully equipped ironing room on the 6th Floor. Vending Machines are also available in the lobby area and on every other floor. Meeting and conference facilities are available along with Equipment Hire, Secretarial Service & Business Support.
Beneath the hotel is an NCP pay car park. The Concierge desk is available 24 hours a day, offering porterage, luggage store, car hire, taxi bookings and general information.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Tottenham Court Road 211 yards (192 metres), Railway Station: London Euston 0.7 miles (1.1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.5 miles (4 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km). An amazing 7 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. Wonderfully located if you want to be close to the hub of London is the St Giles Hotel. On the Eastern edge of Oxford Street which is the side closest to the City of London the hotel is walking distance to Soho and Covent Garden. Bedford Avenue itself is just off from Tottenham Court Road which is famous for its electrical/computer/hifi shops. Nearest attractions include Trocadero Centre, Piccadilly Circus, Nelsons Column, Madame Taussauds, Houses of parliament, British Museum and the London Transport museum.
Trivia: In 2018 the St Giles claimed to have begun offering the worlds first fully vegan room service.
Bedroom Numbers: 705
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £25 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 77% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . St Giles Hotels across the chain average 70% so this hotel is one of the better rated St Giles hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 600th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 2 St Giles Hotels, and 191st of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Covent Garden, with base rates beginning from £70 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the St George Hotel. 1.2 miles from here (1.9 km), has been rated at 59% by past guests and has rates from around £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Bloomsbury Hotel may be one too look at. The Bloomsbury Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (Bedford Avenue, WC1 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The 50 consist of 9 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 2 two star hotels (average rating 75%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Arosfa Hotel Bloomsbury at 90%. Of these hotels the highest rated are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and also the Soho Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
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 £138 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £18 at SoHostel (2 Star, 80%) to a high of £363 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 97%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £266, Four Star average: £136, Three Star average: £82, Two Star average: £38 and One Star average: £53.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank St. Giles Hotel 42nd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 10th for the 13 three star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 17th of 50 (8th of 13 three star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 37th of 45 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (SoHostel was top).