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  • Type And Size
  • 2 Star Hotel
  • Independent Hotel
  • 40 rooms
5 to 9 Park Avenue London Ilford IG1 4RS

Banks Hotel

Banks Hotel combines the best of both worlds, being located right by the peaceful leafy Valentines Park in Ilford, yet just a short walk from bars, restaurants and shops. Ilford Train Station is also just an 8-minute walk away, meaning you can get into Central London in a quick 16-minute journey to Liverpool Street. There’s also FREE parking at this 2 star hotel if you want to drive. Fill up on the FREE English breakfast buffet and enjoy a drink and free WiFi in the bar in the evening.

Whether you opt for a single, double, twin, triple or quad guestroom at Banks Hotel, you’ll find a comfortable and contemporary space in which to unwind at the end of each day. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom, a TV, telephone and hospitality tray, so you can put your feet up in front of your favourite shows with a coffee or tea. You could even have the staff at the 24-hour front desk arrange for a hot meal from a local restaurant to be brought to you for the luxury on in-room dining.


Enjoy the many shops, restaurants and bars of Ilford when you stay at Banks Hotel. By day you can explore The Exchange Shopping Centre, Valentines Park and Redbridge Museum, and by night you can be entertained at Kenneth Moore Theatre or at Bollywood Bowling. As well as having all of this within walking distance, you’ll also find Gants Hill Tube and Ilford Train stations nearby, which can get you to Stratford in 10 minutes, to the West End in half an hour, or to The City in just 16 minutes.

Banks Hotel Facilities


24 Hour Reception / All News Channel / Bar / Central Heating / Coffee/Tea Maker / Colour Television / Desk / Internet Access in Rooms / Movie Channel / Parking / Sitting Area / Tea & Coffee / Tourist Information / Wireless Internet Access / Wireless Internet Access in Rooms

Food and Drink

Banks Hotel has a bar open from 17:00 to 23:00 that serves drinks.


Banks Hotel offers FREE WiFi.


Banks Hotel offers FREE on-site parking.


FREE for all children under 3 years of age using existing beds. Extra rollaway beds are not available.


Check in from: 14:00 GMT
Check out by: 11:00 GMT

Breakfast Info at Banks Hotel

SPECIAL OFFER: FREE English Buffet Breakfast includes: Bacon, eggs, omelettes, sausages, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, hash browns, toast, tea & coffee, cereals, toast, jams and fruit.

TravelStay Prices and Discounts

Our Prices Book Banks Hotel from £21.67 per person on


By Train

The nearest train station to Banks Hotel is Ilford.

By Tube

Gants Hill is the nearest underground station to Banks Hotel, and is served by the Central Line.

On Foot

From Ilford Station: Banks Hotel is just an 8-minute walk from Ilford Train Station. Leave Ilford Train Station and walk north on Cranbrook Road. Take a right onto Park Avenue and you will find Banks Hotel on your left at numbers 5-9.

From Gants Hill Station: Banks Hotel is 20 minutes’ walk away from Gants Hill Tube Station. Leave Gants Hill Station onto Cranbrook Road, heading south, then turn left onto Park Avenue and you will find Banks Hotel at numbers 5-9 on your left.

Banks Hotel Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 3.5'Good' Based on 13 Hotel Reviews
Stefan Bachmann, German

Banks Hotel is cheap and clean. Good staff. 10 minutes walk to tube station Gants Hill, bus available

John, British

The rooms are basic but clean the staff are helpful and service is good breakfast is very good. The hotel is in a good location for Ilford and travelling anywhere. We will book Banks Hotel again

Chris Tyrrell, English

Clean, friendly and good value for money, everything you need from a London hotel

Peter Mayne, British

The staff at Banks Hotel were great. The room was ok, the shower was broken but worked, tiles broken

Andy Smedley, British

I was pleased with the room at Banks Hotel, it was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was perfectly fine

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