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Image of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG Hotel
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Image of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG Hotel
Image of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG HotelImage of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG HotelImage of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG HotelImage of Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG Hotel

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60 out of 100

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Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, an IHG Hotel

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8.0

Good (2,934 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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280 m Piccadilly Circus

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420 m Trafalgar Square

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1.12 km Big Ben

Hotel Overview

Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square is a popular hotel located in the heart of London, known for its strategic location and unique decor inspired by the area's rich cinematic history. Guests have praised its close proximity to major attractions, stylish rooms, and attentive staff. However, there have been some concerns regarding noise levels, room size, and value for money.

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Hotel highlights

Location

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Amenities

  1. Excellent Location: Situated in the center of London, providing easy access to numerous attractions, restaurants, and theaters.
  2. Unique Decor: The hotel boasts a cinema-themed decoration that pays tribute to the local culture and heritage.
  3. Friendly Staff: Many guests have complimented the hotel's staff for their warm hospitality and helpfulness.
  4. Stunning Views: Offers breathtaking views of the surrounding cityscape from certain rooms and common areas.
  5. Modern Amenities: Equipped with up-to-date facilities to ensure a comfortable and convenient stay for guests.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

Bathroom

Accessibility

  1. Noisy Rooms: Due to its central location, guests have reported disturbances from street noise, particularly at night.
  2. Small Room Size: Some visitors have commented on the rooms being smaller than expected for the price paid.
  3. High Price Point: The hotel is noted to be on the pricier side, leading some guests to question its value for money.
  4. Occasional Maintenance Issues: A few reviews have mentioned minor maintenance problems within their rooms.
  5. Limited On-Site Dining Options: The hotel offers limited choices for on-site dining, which may inconvenience some guests.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Soundproof rooms

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Room service

Room service

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Total 2,934 Reviews

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Blended Web Rating

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agoda

126 Reviews

8.2 / 10

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booking

1,124 Reviews

7.7 / 10

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expedia

469 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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google

673 Reviews

4.1 / 5

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tripadvisor

542 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 55 times

15% Negative69% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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stuartblair23 months ago
4/5Google icon

Great location and the hotel overall was good and I would definitely stay again when I’m in London. The view from the bar area was outstanding and the bar its self had a lovely atmosphere and service was excellent. Had a couple of niggles with the hotel that if they were to be sorted it would have made my stay excellent in the hotel. 1. I Couldn’t get in the bar and restaurant area on two nights of my stay as it was closed to a private function. Their loss as I would have eaten and drank in the bar area on at least one of the nights. Luckily as it’s Leicester Square the nearest restaurant or bar was within a 1 minute walk. 2. The Room cleaning service could have been better. On arrival the mini bar still had the previous residents meal in a plastic container sitting half eaten.Second day we had to ask for the room to be cleaned on returning to the room finding it hadn’t been cleaned by 4pm. 3. The lifts to rooms and the bar area were so slow. The Poor hotel employees had to use same lifts which isn’t the best when you are in a lift with a cleaning maid and the kitchen staff. I felt for the employees as they must have spent half the day trying to get up and down the floors on the slowest lifts ever. I must say that the front service desk was excellent and they were very helpfully and sorted all my concerns with my room cleaning. I Will be back but a little frustrating with a couple of points I have raised.

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Fostergrant3 months ago

A great destination to use your reward points, but avoid getting a room near the hotel staffs private room as the sound of the door opening and closing all hours of the day and night will certainly impact on the quality of your rest. The hotel has a rooftop Bar/Restaurant which gives you great views of Leicester Square and the London skyline, unfortunately the Bar/Restaurant is so popular it seems to be booked out most of the time for private functions so not actually available for the Guests (apart from breakfast service that is), this was very disappointing as rest and relaxation was part of the idea for having a hotel with eating and drinking facilities onsite. Don't plan on spending quite times in your room during the day as when i was there it seemed the rooms/site next-door were doing improvements and the sound or drilling and building work force a premature departure from the hotel. Overall a great location for the London theatre scene, staff are great but it needs to think about the guests more as they might want to use the hotel facilities too.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 102

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Number of floors 9

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

28

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76

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84

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Piccadilly Circus

280 m

Trafalgar Square

420 m

Big Ben

1.12 km

London Eye

1.26 km

Buckingham Palace

1.4 km

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Getting around

Leicester Square Underground Station

210 m

Charing Cross Station

560 m

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Airports Nearby

London City Airport (LCY)

21.5 km

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Restaurants

Leicester Square

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Shake Shack

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Burger King

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McDonald's

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Street View

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Daytime safety

65 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

Unsafe

London safety index

Safety

Crime

60

Overall Safety Index

Risky

An average rating of the six safety categories

60 out of 100

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Women safety

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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51

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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60

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Property safety

Risky

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Likelihood of theft.

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56

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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76

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LGBTQ safety

Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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66

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Medical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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50

54

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  43/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  40/100

Other crime severity

High

63

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Insult or harassment in public  54/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.6

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$16.2 - $38.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.5

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$57.9 - $162

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$8.1 - $17.4

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $3.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$138.9 - $309

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.6 - $35.9

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.9 - $115.7

Weather In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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