Hotel 41 may have topped the listing of travel tips and reviews website TripAdvisor but Bishop's Gate Hotel took the cake even if the website listing has placed it second. According to tourists and locals often fancying the hotel when in London, five things about it make it stand out from the competition.
According to Newsletter UK, Bishop's Gate Hotel ranked second in TripAdvisor's best hotels in London despite opening its doors only last 2016. Hotel 41 -- the first hotel on its list -- had made number 1 but it has been established for a great number of years. The news website said Bishop's Gate believes it was them "[having] rarely ever get a bad review" that made their website spring to the top.
Should one journey to its TripAdvisor page, Bishop's Gate hotel has a five-star rating with most reviewers praising the amazing food from appetizer to dessert. A traveler said he gave the hotel five stars because their staff are the "friendliest helpful" anyone could get as they "[go through the] extra mile of making our time there so enjoyable."
Travelers also praised the hotel for its "very chic and relaxing" decor while being the counterpoint of the city's Cathedral Quarter. Newsletter UK said the hotel "blends stunning Edwardian architecture" combined with "exceeding the contemporary needs and desires of its guests," a formula for success indeed.
Bishop's Gate Operator Ciaran O' Neill -- speaking to Newsletter UK -- added that the staff prioritizes providing a "genuine welcome" and are committed to "delivering the best accommodation, food and service." But, they go beyond; travelers had testified that even when using gift vouchers, they still felt welcome despite spending less than mainstay guests.
Despite having only a few rooms, many also found Bishop's Gate Hotel a great place for family. While no gift vouchers exist for family-sized stays, staff are attentive and are prepared to deliver extra beddings to allow families to stay in one of the 30 grand-sized hotel rooms.