Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Victoria 0.3 miles (0.5 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.2 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.9 miles (9.5 km). Within walking Distance From the mainline rail station at Victoria is the Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel. The buidling dates from the 1800's and the name is taken from the theatre opposite the station. The station is also the location for the non-stop train to Gatwick Airport named the Gatwick Express. This location is an area with a high density of B&B type properties. Mostly they are converted town houses. This gives the area a residential look and feel. This part of Victoria is known as Pimlico and leads down to the River Thames. A selection of shops can be found on Warwick Way and the adjacent Vauxhall bridge Road, and again a short walk to the South on Lupus Street. The main tourist areas start to the North as you hit Victoria Street. This is a very busy road with a large range of shops, bars and restaurants which leads down to Parliament square and the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Less than a mile to the West is the well known Kings Road Chelsea. This road has established a reputation since the 60's a trend setter in off the wall fashion. In the evening its a busy venue for its many bars and restaurants. Other local attractions include Westminster Cathedral (0.3 miles), Queens Gallery (0.5 miles), Tate Britain (0.6 miles), Buckingham Palace (0.7 miles), Westminster Abbey (0.8 miles), Jewel Tower (0.8 miles) and Wellington Arch (0.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:A bright and contemporary bed and breakfast boutique style establishment is the Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel.
The hotel has doubles, twins and family rooms options. In the bedrooms you will find air-conditioning, a cable television, trouser press, tea/coffee making tray, radio, direct dial telephone and central heating. Rooms are en-suite with shower and a hairdryer. All rooms have complimentary wireless internet access.
Onsite is the hotels breakfast room, located in the basement, which is open from 07.00 till 09.00 daily and where up to 50 guests can be seated at one time.
The front desk is open right through the night. There is free WiFi access in the public areas and the hotel is air-conditioned. Other services here are luggage storage facilities and safety deposit boxes.
No pets policy.
All public areas non smoking.
Bedroom Numbers: 85
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Best Western chain your choices nearby include:
Best Western Corona: is 408 yards (373 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 75% and rates start from about £80.
Best Western Mornington Hotel: is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £101.
Best Western Seraphine Kensington: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 71% and with rates from around £70.
Best Western Delmere Hotel: 2.1 miles (3.4 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £107.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 78% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Best Western Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Best Western hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 530th from 866 London hotels, 10th of 18 Best Western Hotels, and 146th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel and not too far away (1.1 miles, 1.7 km) would be the 3 star Courtyard By Marriott London Gatwick Airport, where prices begin from around £90 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel. 1.6 miles from the Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel (2.5 km), has scored 89% from former guests and has rates from around £54.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like a possible option being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (60 Warwick Way, SW1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.9 miles (1.4 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 15 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 16 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 3 star hotels are Luna And Simone Hotel and the Sanctuary House Hotel (both 89%). 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.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £168 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 74%) up to £500 at St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%) and the 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £261, Four Star average: £172, Three Star average: £85 and Two Star average: £73.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Best Western Victoria Palace Hotel 36th (joint) of 50 and 6th (joint) for the 16 three star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 16th of 49 (11th of 16 three star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 40th of 48 for sheer value for money (Goring Hotel was top).