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 80% and rates start from about £71.
Travelodge Farringdon: is 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £61.
Travelodge Kings Cross: 1.0 miles (1.6 km), rated at 70% and with rates from around £59.
Travelodge Kings Cross Royal Scot: 1.0 miles (1.6 km), rated at 60% and with rates from around £101.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is one of the better rated Travelodge hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 441st from 859 London hotels, 6th of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 113rd of 325 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 £68 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the So Paddington Hotel. 2.2 miles away (3.5 km), has been rated at 61% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £50.
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 80%), 1 two star hotel (rated 80%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 48%). Top 3 star hotels are Hub by Premier Inn Covent Garden and the Premier Inn Holborn (both 90%). Top rated of the local hotels are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star), the Montague On The Gardens Hotel (4 star) and also the Soho Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 99%).
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 £147 per night. Rates range from £17 at SoHostel (2 Star, 80%) and the highest rates top out at £426 at Savoy Hotel London (5 Star, 91%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £252, Four Star average: £131, Three Star average: £90, Two Star average: £17 and One Star average: £45.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Travelodge Covent Garden 37th (joint) of 50 and 7th (joint) for the 14 three star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 9th of 50 (5th of 14 three star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 20th of 44 for pure value for money (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.