The Hempel hotel
Hempel Hotel

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Hempel (The)

Address: 31/34 Craven Hill Gardens, London, W2 3EA, England, UK Hotel Rating: 5 Star Boutique √
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Introduction:  Paddington hosts the two train services to Heathrow Airport, the Heathrow Express (non-stop) and the TFL Rail Service which makes stops along the way.

The Hempel shut for good in December 2012.
Bought by developed British Lane for £33 million pounds. Converted into residential apartments by 'Amazon Property' in a construction project that also took in the former Comfort Inn hotel adjacent.

Historical information:
One of the few London 5 star hotels located outside of the heart of London, the Hempel Hotel Londonwas an ultra chic luxury boutique style hotel with a unique environment created by British designer, Anouska Hempel. The hotel was constructed from a former row of Georgian terraced houses with a coming together of Eastern and Western cultures reflected in the minimalist surroundings. Design ideas that set this hotel apart include a bed inside a cage suspended over the lounge of a suite and an atrium hovering over a bed. The hotel lobby featured an atrium, Portland stone floor and sunken seating areas with Indonesian ox cart tables, warmly offset by two glowing fireplaces.

Rooms: Each of the bedrooms was individually designed with a Zen minimalistic style and where the amenities included extras such as bathrobes, slippers and candles. Facilities included en-suite bathroom (Sunken, Stone Or free-standing Baths), air-conditioning, CD Player, Hair dryer, minibar, flat screen TV with Pay movies, In room safe, Daily turn down service and free WIFI internet access.
Room service was available 24 hours a day and there was a daily turndown service. A DVD player and Video player are also available. Lift to all floors.
Room configurations included Superior (twin, single and double) rooms, Deluxe rooms, Junior suites and Superior Suites that come with a seating area. Rooms include Queen, king and four poster beds.
The hotel Suites were all individually designed in keeping with the bedrooms.
The Hempel hotel was fully serviced and had self contained Apartments. The Deluxe Apartments had views over the Hempel Garden Square. They had a single bedroom along with a kitchenette, guest and personal bathroom and video entry.

Dining Options:
No. 35 Restaurant: This was a new addition to the hotel in 2006. Ultra chic setting with nouveau cuisine. Served a seasonal menu consisting of the best of British and European ingredients and locally sourced.
Open: 07.00 till 10.00 (weekends till 11.30), 19.00 till 22.00 (closed Sunday)
No. 31 Lounge Bar at The Hempel: Relax and unwind in a serene minimalist décor offset warmly by shimmering candlelight and a glowing fireplace. Diverse menu of light dishes along with exotic cocktails. Vibrant, casual and cool.

More: For the business traveller the Hempel hotel had meeting facilities to cater for anything from 2 to 200 guests. Meeting room features included natural light, high ceilings and WIFI internet connectivity.
Other notable hotel features include a private Zen garden (large Ornamental Garden In Front Of The Hotel) and Hempel Garden Square. The hotel lobby had a Portland stone floor, fireplace and a television for guest use. The reception was manned 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Free wireless internet throughout. All rooms no-smoking.

Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Bedroom Numbers: 50 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon

Local hotels analysed:

The 50 nearest hotels around this area (31/34 Craven Hill Gardens, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. Consisting of 3 five star hotels (average rating 60%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 8 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Royal Lancaster London (5 star) at 94%.
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.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £105 per night. Starting from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) with top rates of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £136, Four Star average: £148, Three Star average: £70 and Two Star average: £44.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Smart Hyde Park View Hostel top.
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Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Locality Information
Near To: Bayswater, Paddington, Queensway, Hyde Park, Lancaster Gate, Notting Hill
Airports Served: London City Airport (10 miles, 16.1 km), Heathrow Airport (12 miles, 19.3 km), Gatwick Airport (24.7 miles, 39.8 km), Luton Airport (26.6 miles, 42.8 km), Stansted Airport (32.3 miles, 52 km)
Nearest Tube Stops: Bayswater (0.23 miles, 0.37 km), Queensway (0.28 miles, 0.45 km), Lancaster Gate (0.31 miles, 0.50 km), Paddington (0.34 miles, 0.55 km), Royal Oak (0.49 miles, 0.79 km)
Nearest Alternative Hotels:
Caesar Hotel   77 yards (70 metres) 82%
Caring Hotel   95 yards (86 metres) 80%
Park Grand Lancaster Gate   124 yards (114 metres) 87%
Blakemore Hyde Park Hotel   130 yards (119 metres) 82%
Duke Of Leinster Hotel   130 yards (119 metres) 67%
Henry Viii Hotel   130 yards (119 metres) 63%
Leisure Inn London   130 yards (119 metres) 65%
Holiday Villa Hotel   135 yards (123 metres) 69%
Park Grand Paddington Hotel   158 yards (144 metres) 77%
Park Grand Paddington Court   161 yards (148 metres) 82%
Commodore Hotel   170 yards (156 metres) 60%
Signature Townhouse London Hyde Park   170 yards (156 metres) 81%
Smart Hyde Park View Hostel   188 yards (172 metres) 70%
Lancaster Gate Hotel   207 yards (189 metres) 76%
Brunel Hotel   251 yards (230 metres) 67%

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