Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Clapham South 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Railway Station: Clapham High Street 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 6.2 miles (10 km). Located actually on Clapham Common in South London is the Windmill on the Common. Connecting to North London from here is not a problem via nearby bridges at Vauxhall, Chelsea, Battersea and Wandsworth. Clapham itself has a thriving central shopping area centred around Clapham High Street. The area has many pubs and bars. Clapham Common itself is a large open space of around 200 acres. The common has three ponds as well as a paddling pool and Europe's oldest bandstand. Both Clapham Common and Clapham South tube stations are close by at less than half a mile.
Hotel in Detail:The Windmill on the Common hotel has a long history with the building dating right back to 1665 and is partly also a 'Young's brewery' pub.
The hotel bedrooms are all en-suite and feature air-conditioning. Bedrooms additionally have a plasma TV with digital channels, WiFi, heating, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer, wakeup service/alarm clock, trouser press, work desk and ironing facilities. Beds have a duvet.
Premium Rooms are larger, have Wicker Chairs, Complimentary Newspapers, fresh Milk in Fridge, Drinks tray with Coffee Machine.
The pub itself has a traditional style with cosy seating areas, an open fire and serves a varied food menu (traditional pub food and modern variants). There is also a big screen TV. In the summer months weather permitting there are outside areas for guests to sit and enjoy a drink or meal.
Full English breakfast served.
The front reception desk is staffed 24 hours a day.
The Windmill on the Common hotel has a complimentary WiFi service that can be picked up throughout the building.
Hotel is totally no-smoking.
Bedroom Numbers: 29
Check-In 14.00 - 00.00 (2 pm till midnight)
Check-Out 04.00 till 11.00
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 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 232nd from 866 London hotels, and 54th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.8 miles, 2.9 km) would be the 3 star Holiday Inn Express Vauxhall Nine Elms, with base rates beginning from £90 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Travelodge Battersea. 1.7 miles away (2.7 km), has scored 60% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £54.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 4 Star Artist Residence London may well be of interest to you being 2.3 miles (3.6 km) from the Windmill On The Common. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (Windmill Drive, SW4 postcode) which we list extend for a 2.6 miles (4.1 km) radius. They are made up of 10 five star hotels (average rating 86%), 14 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 3 star hotels are The Alma Hotel and the Tulse Hill Hotel (both 91%). Top rated of the local hotels are Artist Residence London (4 star) and also the Staybridge Suites Vauxhall (4 star) (both joint top with 97%).
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £123 per night. From a low of £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 76%) and the highest rates top out at £426 at The Apartments by The Sloane Club (5 Star, 91%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £221, Four Star average: £133, Three Star average: £83 and Two Star average: £70.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Windmill On The Common 8th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 20 three star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 29th of 50 (18th of 20 three star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 43rd of 47 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Gateway Hotel was top).
Comment: Premium bedrooms refurbished 2009.