Hotel Overview:The Crowne Plaza Ealing Hotel enjoys a wonderful location in terms of road links. Actually on the Hanger Lane Gyratory System, this is the cross section of the A40 and A406 (North Circular Road) Dual Carriageways, which provide links to motorways going all over the country such as the M1 ( goes North) and the M40 (goes West) and M25 London Orbital motorway. Almost opposite the hotel is Hanger Lane Tube station which can get you into central London in 20-30 minutes. The hotel is also well located for Heathrow Airport, Wembley Stadium (1.7 miles) and Wembley Arena (2 miles). There is a parade of shops actually on the gyratory system itself on both the North and South sides. To the North you have a larger range of shops and market stalls geared to the Asian market along Ealing Road which itself leads to the more cosmopolitan and busy shopping area of Wembley High Road. To the South at just over a mile is another large and popular shopping area at Ealing High Road as well as the large open spaces of Ealing Common. This location is a good intermediate place to stay as a link between Heathrow and London with easy access by public transport and road to most areas within Central London. The A40 on which the hotel is located is a straight dual carriageway into the heart of London to the north side and long Marylebone Road. Local attractions include Pitshanger Manor Museum (1.45 miles), an example of the work of architects John Soane and also George Dance dating back to the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It also includes different exhibitions of contemporary art works. Gunnersbury Park Museum (2 miles), Tells the history of Ealing and Hounslow. Another nearby attraction is the Brent Cross shopping mall, known as North London's West End. A practical day out from this location would be a trip to Legoland (15 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Crowne Plaza Ealing has 131 rooms on 5 floors with 4 suites with on an onsite Restaurant and bar. A stylish and chic hotel serving west London.
The hotel bedrooms featureen-suite facilities, individually controlled air conditioning, triple glazed windows, cable TV with pay movies, Iron / Ironing Board, AM/FM radio, Alarm clock, direct dial telephone with Voicemail, WiFi high speed internet access, coffee/Tea maker, minibar, desk with lamp, Hair dryer, Separate hanging closet, Trouser press, Safety deposit box and Wake up calls.
The hotel provides a 24 hour room service. no-smoking rooms are available but subject to availability. Room configurations include singles, doubles and 18 executive club rooms. The executive club rooms have additional amenities such as a 4 piece bathroom suite, TV in bathroom, bathrobe, LCD TV, free water and juice, luxury toiletries and turn down service. Club rooms have access to the club lounge.
3 wheelchair accessible rooms are an option where specified in the room description.
Dining: Onsite and located on the lower ground floor is the West 5 Brasserie Restaurant. Here you can dine in an informal setting enjoying the contemporary European menu with a classical twist. The restaurant is open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
The hotel also has the West 5 bar on the lower ground floor next to the restaurant. Full rnage of drinks in a stylish setting with a 40 inch flat screen TV showing Sky sports channels.
The business traveller will appreciate the 3 large conference rooms and 4 smaller meeting rooms. The largest room can accommodate up to 80 delegates theatre style. All meeting rooms have natural daylight, wireless internet connection and Air conditioning. Other amenities provided include 35mm Slide Projector, Digital Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, Microphone, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
Crowne Plaza Ealing Hotel services include vending machines, Dry Cleaning Pickup, Laundry, currency exchange, Secretarial Services and shoe shine.
All the public areas enjoy the comfort of air-conditioning. The 24 hour front reception provides safety deposit box facilities. General business services include Copying, Courier Service, E-mail & Internet, fax, a Business Centre, WIFI High-speed Internet Access and computer use.
Within the hotel is the Revive Health Club with a well equipped gymnasium, high tech entertainment system and steam room.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 59% and the average for 4 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Crowne Plaza Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Crowne Plaza hotels.
Below average for a Crowne Plaza hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 341st from 751 London hotels, 7th of 7 Crowne Plaza Hotels, and 153rd of 284 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (1.8 miles, 3.0 km) would be the 4 star Holiday Inn Wembley Hotel, where rates start from about £90 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Holiday Inn Wembley Hotel also offers: a gym, a swimming pool.
Parking:Available on site and costs £12.50 per day.
Internet:Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £0.25 per minute.
Parking: 81 spaces onsite (charges apply)
Bedroom Numbers:131 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Background:Underwent a £6 million pound comprehensive refurbishment during 2008 in tandem with its re-branding from Holiday Inn to Crowne Plaza.
Was called the Holiday Inn Ealing/Hanger lane (2008)