Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Kilburn High Road 70 yards (64 metres), Tube Station: Kilburn Park 0.16 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 2.9 miles (4.7 km). First opened in July 2009 the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel sits at the southern end of Kilburn High Road on the border with Maida Vale. Kilburn High Road is a busy shopping high high street with a good range of small to medium sized shops with bras and restaurants. The area is particularly well known for its large Irish population with many Irish bars in the nearby vicinity. From here the M1 is easily accessible just 2.8 miles straight up the A5 (the road the hotel is on). The start of the M1 is also where you will find major shopping mall of Brent Cross which is dubbed north London's west end. Heathrow Airport is also easily accessible from here with the A406 North Circular Road also liked at the start of the M1. This is the north London orbital road and links with the A40/A312 or A4/M4 for Heathrow airport. 0.7 miles to the south finds the famous Abbey Road studios where the Beatles made some of their biggest selling records. Less than a mile on the Finchley Road which is north east of the hotel is the big O2 complex with bars, cinemas and supermarkets. Finchley is also a busy shopping high road and far more varies than Kilburn High Road. There's a Sainsburys supermarket 250 yards from the Quality Maitrise hotel along the Kilburn High Road.
Other local places of interest include the Tricycle Theatre (0l.5 miles), Hampstead Theatre (0.9 miles), Freud Museum (1 mile), MCC Museum and Lords Cricket Ground (1 mile), Regents Park (1.2 miles), Church Street Market (1.3 miles), Portobello market (1.5 miles) and London Zoo (1.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Offering a boutique style with a mix of elegance in intimate surroundings. The Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale is a contemporary style hotel that retains features of the buildings Victorian past.
Bedrooms offers a touch of high end with air-conditioning, Minibar, Safety Deposit Box, flat screen TV with pay channels, Telephone, Radio, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer and iPod docking stations. The en-suite bathrooms have a designer power shower, Heated towel rail, free toiletries, steam free bathroom mirror, luggage rack and storage and full length dressing mirror.
Windows are triple glazed. Beds have Egyptian cotton bed sheets, Oxford pillow cases, Hypo-allergenic duvet and pillows and Orthopaedic mattress. All rooms have complimentary WiFi internet access.
Executive rooms occupy the top floor and have a loft style with lots of natural light. Executive rooms come with access to the nearby gym.
Dining Options:Rafkins Restaurant serves British dishes to Asian fusion cuisine with an open-plan kitchen where guests are able watch the food being prepared. Urban chic style. The restaurant has an all day breakfast.
Rafkins bar allows guests to relax with a cocktail or beer (smoothies served too). Serves tea, coffee, cakes, sandwiches and baguettes throughout the day. Live DJ music Friday, Saturday or Sunday evenings.
Complimentary WiFi can be picked up in all parts of the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel.
5 meeting rooms which are capable of hosting up to 50 guests.
24 hour front desk. Bedrooms non-smoking. Hotel has a lift and rooms/facilities for disabled guests.
Bedroom Numbers: 50
Check-in: 14.00 till midnight (2pm till 00.00)
Check-out: 01.00 till 11.00
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Best Western chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Best Western Swiss Cottage Hotel: is 1.0 miles (1.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 77% and rates start from about £76.
Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court: is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £72.
Best Western Delmere Hotel: 1.7 miles (2.7 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £107.
Best Western Mornington Hotel: 1.8 miles (2.9 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £101.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 71% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Best Western Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Best Western hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 748th from 866 London hotels, 15th of 18 Best Western Hotels, and 314th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Royal Park Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £152 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Royal Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Park Grand Lancaster Gate. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), has scored 88% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £108.
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star The Arch Hotel may well be of interest to you, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 postcode) that we have data for cover a 1.7 miles (2.7 km) radius. The 50 consist of 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 70%), 4 two star hotels (average rating 62%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Of these hotels the highest rated is Europa House Apartments (4 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £95 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £40 at Pembridge Palace Hotel (3 Star, 61%) to a high of £294 at Landmark London Hotel (5 Star, 88%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £294, Four Star average: £120, Three Star average: £70, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Best Western Maitrise Hotel Maida Vale 34th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 22nd (joint) for the 23 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 35th of 50 (10th of 23 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 42nd of 48 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Phoenix Hotel was top).
History: Was called the Quality Maitrise Hotel Maida Vale until July 2014.