Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Holborn 316 yards (288 metres), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2.2 miles (3.6 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6 miles (9.7 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 5 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Travelodge Covent Garden is in a great location. Drury Lane is a famous London road noted for being close to some of the best theatres in London. These include the Drury Lane Theatre Royal, Aldwych Theatre and New London Theatre as well as many more in and around London's Theatre land. Also within walking distance is Soho with its many bars and great nightlife, Chinatown and Covent Garden. This location will also suit anyone needing access to the financial centre known as the City of London or Square Mile, and also Waterloo station with its mainline rail services.
Hotel in Detail:The Travelodge Covent Garden was upgraded in 2014 and was one of the first Travel lodge hotels to receive the refurbished new style bedrooms.
You should note that the hotel consists of two buildings, this one and another close by at 166 High Holborn (was once called the Travelodge High Holborn). All Family rooms are situated in the High Holborn building. Both buildings are fully independent in that they have their own reception, bar and dining facilities.
The hotel has a licensed bar and a cafe onsite. The Bar Café serves breakfast and diner alongside the drinks from the the bar. Breakfast is an unlimited buffet where you can eat as much as you want for one fixed price. Choices here include a cooked breakfast, toast, cereals, yoghurts, tea, coffee and fruit juices. Later in the day the bar offerings include wraps and paninis, steak, fish, salad and pizzas. The bar has a large selection of drinks including wines, lagers, beers, soft beverages and spirits.
Please note there are no onsite luggage storage facilities. Although the bathrooms have no toiletries these can be purchased at reception.
Travelodge provide standard facilities across their UK chain in order that the customer knows what to expect at each Travelodge. Standard facilities include King-sized bed and duvet (in most Travelodge's), En-suite bathroom, Remote-control colour TV, Tea and coffee-making facilities, Direct dial phone, Internet access via laptop connection and In room films. Onsite standard facilities include a 24 hour reception, breakfast served (charge) and a drink/snack vending machine.
Located within the London congestion zone. Smoking is not permitted. Hotel has a wireless internet access service.
Wireless Internet: 30 minutes internet access is complimentary (no charge), 24 hours is £3, 1 week is £12, 2 weeks is £20, 1 month is £35
Bedroom Numbers: 163
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Travelodge chain your choices nearby include:
Travelodge Euston: is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 76% and rates start from about £71.
Travelodge Farringdon: is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 86% and base rates begin at about £61.
Travelodge Kings Cross: 1.0 miles (1.6 km), rated at 68% and with rates from around £59.
Travelodge Kings Cross Royal Scot: 1.0 miles (1.6 km), rated at 62% and with rates from around £101.
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 77%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 75% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Travelodge hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 850 London hotels, 18th of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 149th of 320 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star St. Giles Hotel, where rates start from £79 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Thistle Barbican Shoreditch. 1.4 miles away (2.3 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £59 (theres free WiFi too).
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 Hoxton Holborn seems like a possible option. The Hoxton Holborn is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. The Hoxton Holborn is one of the top rated London hotels with a 92% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty one hotels around this area (10 Drury Lane, WC2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 13 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 79%), 1 two star hotel (rated 81%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 49%). Top 3 star hotel is Premier Inn Holborn at 92%. Top rated of the local hotels are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and also the Soho Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 96%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 51 local hotels the average rate is £144 per night. Rates range from £19 at SoHostel (2 Star, 81%) and the highest rates top out at £450 at Rosewood London Hotel (5 Star, 95%) and the Savoy Hotel London (5 Star, 93%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £246, Four Star average: £127, Three Star average: £92, Two Star average: £19 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Travelodge Covent Garden 43rd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 11th for the 14 three star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 9th of 50 (5th of 14 three star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 24th of 45 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (SoHostel was top).
Parking: available beneath the hotel. 20 spaces. (chargeable)
History: Past names: was the Drury lane Moat House Hotel
On July 7th 2006 the hotel opened a second reception which is actually just around the corner to the main building, on the opposite side of the road, and is at 166 High Holborn (on the corner with Museum Street). This second building was actually the former Travelodge London High Holborn. This second building at the time was far newer and more modern and contemporary in style.