Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Sloane Square 88 yards (80 metres), Railway Station: London Victoria 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.8 miles (6.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.2 miles (8.4 km). The Sloane Square Hotel is situated at the gateway to central London. On its west side is the ever popular Kings Road which actually starts from the square. For decades this road has had a reputation as leading trendy fashions and for its evening nightlife thanks to its bars and restaurants. On the hotels east side is Eaton Square (and Belgravia). This has a reputation as one of the most expensive residential areas (which are mostly apartments) in the UK. Just beyond Easton Square is the grounds of Buckingham Palace and the mainline station of Victoria (the Gatwick Express runs from here). A half mile walk to the south of the Sloane Square hotel along Lower Sloane Street and Chelsea Bridge Road finds the banks of the River Thames. To the north and running from the Square is the top fashion shopping area of Sloane Street which itself leads up to the internationally known Knightsbridge area (home to Harrods department store ). Local attractions include the National Army Museum (0.5 miles), Victoria and Albert Museum (0.6 miles), Hyde Park (0.7 miles), Wellington Arch (0.7 miles), Science Museum (0.8 miles) and Apsley House (0.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Sloane Square hotel offers modern accommodation while still retaining its traditional style and values.
Bedrooms feature total blackouts and air-conditioning. 10 bedrooms are especially suited to taller guests with extra long beds and baths. Other notable features are the Philippe Stark-designed basins with more space for your toiletries. The singles (19) have beds that can be mad into a day bed. The double (35) can be made up as twins.
In-room amenities include minibar, flat screen TV with Sky Sports channels and free 250 film library, WiFi high speed internet access, desk, iPod dock, playstation, tea/coffee facilities, telephone with voicemail and personal DVD players.
The Superior rooms (38) have a separate sitting area, upgraded bathrooms and larger TV's.
Clubs rooms are the largest bedrooms and come with armchairs and sofa plus complimentary Internet.
Superior and Club rooms have an espresso coffee machine.
The family Rooms (5) are superior rooms with an added single bed. Corner rooms (3) are smaller the superior rooms but have an open plan bathroom and views of Sloane Square.
There's a junior suite on the top floor.
The Sloane Square Hotel has a room service from the hotels restaurant.
Dining Options:Onsite is the Chelsea Brasserie restaurant. Modern, Informal and sophisticated ambience but with an exciting feel.
Serves a French menu and specialises in light dishes for lunch and more classical dishes in the evening. Brunch served on Sundays.
open for breakfast (buffet), lunch and dinner.
The Bar also serves its own light menu along with a full range of drinks and cocktails.
On the 1st floor is the the Sir Hans Sloane room conference room (plus separate break-out room) which can accommodate 38 guests theatre style. The rooms has a projection screen and DVD/powerpoint projector. This room can also be used for private lunches and dinners when it can seat 22 guests.
Sloane Square Hotel services include chauffeur transfer to the City of London (Square Mile) in the morning and a computer for guests use in the drawing room. Luggage storage facilities available. Reception is open 24/7. Fax, copy and currency exchange services.
Bedroom Numbers: 102 / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am (Express option)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 266th from 866 London hotels, and 100th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.4 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 4 star Levin Hotel, with base rates beginning from £251 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Levin Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the The Beaufort London. 0.5 miles from here (0.7 km), achieving a rating of 87% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £183 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star The Hari London may be one too look at. The Hari London is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. The Hari London has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (Sloane Square, SW1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.8 miles (1.3 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 24 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 15 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 9 three star hotels (average rating 69%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 74%). Top 4 star hotel is Artist Residence London at 97%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £227 per night. They range from a low of £59 at Dover Hotel (2 Star, 74%) up to £752 at Bulgari Hotel London (5 Star, 91%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £326, Four Star average: £154, Three Star average: £95 and Two Star average: £65.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Sloane Square Hotel 31st (joint) of 50 and 9th (joint) for the 15 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 25th of 49 (12th of 15 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 23rd of 45 for sheer value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
History:Formerly the Sloane Square Moat House Hotel (2004).
Refurbished in 2006.