Hotel in Detail:The Marriott Maida Vale is a modern and contemporary styled hotel. The hotel has long been sued by many famous musicians thanks to its proximity to the Abbey Road Recording Studios and Wembley Arena. The hotel features a Wall of Fame with signed photos of its many famous residents.
The bedrooms have air conditioning and individual climate control, dedicated work area, high speed internet access, direct dial telephone with voice mail, in-room safe, flat screen TV with pay per view movies, tea and coffee facilities, alarm clock, trouser press and iron with ironing board. Rooms are en-suite (with hairdryer, bath and shower). Beds have duvets. Windows are soundproofed.
Views vary but some look out over the inner courtyard and garden which features a fountain.
Room configurations include suites with one, two or three bedrooms. They also have separate living area and kitchenette facilities. Among the facilities for cooking are of course a conventional oven as a well as a microwave and cooking utensils.
Executive rooms come with access to the executive lounge which serves complimentary beverages and snacks.
Room service is 24 hours. There's also an evening turndown service and a daily maid service.
Dining Options:The hotel has a choice of two areas where you can grab a bite to eat.
The Brew Bar Lounge International The Brew Bar Lounge is an ideal spot for relaxing with an innovative cocktail and sample a dish from the restaurant menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress code: Casual
Carluccio's: Contemporary 3,000 sq ft restaurant and deli. Located on the ground floor. Can be accessed via the hotel or its own entrance on Kilburn High Road. The 146-cover restaurant, designed by Fusion by Design, features an aperitivo and espresso lounge bar, outdoor terrace, retail area and deli. All day dining.
Additional services include onsite laundry, valet dry cleaning, beauty salon and shoe shine. Wheelchairs are available if needed.
The front reception remains staffed throughout the night and offers safety deposit box facilities.
Other hotel facilities include the Bannatyne's Health Club with it's 12m pool, gymnasium, treatment rooms, exercise classes and sauna. Open 07.00 till 22.00 (weekends 09.00 till 21.00).
The Marriott Maida Vale has 6 meeting rooms the largest if which can accommodate 180 delegates.
Public areas of the hotel as well as the meeting rooms have a WiFi connection.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in all areas of the hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Kilburn High Road 246 yards (224 metres), Tube Station: Kilburn Park 0.18 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 3 miles (4.8 km). The London Marriott Maida Vale is located on the A5 (also known as the Edgware Road) in the section called Maida Vale at the southern end of Kilburn High Road. The A5 is one of the UK's longest straight roads and actually leads all the way to North Wales. Going south from this point its a 2 mile straight line along the A5 to Marble Arch (10 minutes by taxi), which marks the start of central London and the West End. Kilburn High Road is actually a very busy and popular shopping street with a large selection of shops, restaurants and other amenities such as a theatre. A culturally diverse area with a large Irish population. Maida Vale to the south west is a residential area noted for regents canal that runs through giving it the name locally of 'Little Venice'. To the South West is the affluent area of St Johns Wood with a large American population thanks to the American School that is located within the area. Just to the East is West Hampstead which again has some excellent shopping along with some bars and a main line railway station. Just past West Hampstead going east finds Finchley Road which is a major shopping area and venue. Here are not just shops and bars but large supermarkets and a cinema and entertainment complex known as the O2 centre. A few minutes from the hotel is Kilburn Park and Maida Vale tube stations from where you can take the local service to Paddington station, from where you can take take the Heathrow Express. Other local attractions include Abbey Road Studios (home of the Beatles) (0.6 miles), MCC Museum and Lords Cricket ground (0.9 miles), Freud Museum (1 mile), Church Street Market (1.2 miles), Regents Park and London Zoo (1.5 miles). Wembley Stadium is just 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from here and is easily accessed using the nearby A406 North Circular Road from where the stadium is signposted.
The Marriott is on the following bus routes: No's 16 - 31 - 32 - 98 - 206 - 316 - 328 - 332 - N16 (night bus) - N98 (night bus).
Bedroom Numbers: 223 / 7 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
(express check-in and check-out option)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £30 per day.
Internet:Wireless internet access in bedrooms charged at £15 per 24 hours. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Marriott chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Marriott London Regents Park Hotel: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 83% and rates start from about £112.
Marriott Marble Arch: is 1.8 miles (2.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £157.
Marriott Park Lane Hotel: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £319.
Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair: 2.3 miles (3.7 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £649.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Marriott Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Marriott hotels.
Below average for a Marriott 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: 360th from 866 London hotels, 12th of 22 Marriott Hotels, and 148th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, whose lowest rates start at about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and has rates from around £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel could be a good choice. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (Plaza Parade, NW6 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.6 miles (2.5 km) radius. They are made up of 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 24 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 23 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 62%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top rated of the local hotels is Europa House Apartments (4 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on all of them. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £98 per night. From a low of £40 at Pembridge Palace Hotel (3 Star, 61%) and the highest rates top out at £294 at Landmark London Hotel (5 Star, 88%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £294, Four Star average: £125, Three Star average: £72, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Marriott Maida Vale 11th (joint) of 51 area hotels and 8th (joint) for the 24 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 38th of 53 (10th of 24 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 12th of 50 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Phoenix Hotel was top).