Hotel in Detail:The Sydney House Chelsea is an award winning Grade II listed Georgian townhouse hotel in an upmarket part of central London. Described as a high end boutique style guest house the hotel offers an informal yet charming atmosphere geared to provide you with your home away from home while visiting London. Set over 7 seven floors the hotel offers a bar, restaurant, drawing room and boardroom.
On the top floor is the 'Room At The Top', a very special room with its own private roof garden.
24 hours room service.
All bedrooms come with Vi–Spring mattresses, goose down quilts, fine Egyptian cotton linen and complimentary WiFi. All guest rooms are air–conditioned and have a flat–screen TV, laptop–size safe, desk, ironing facilities, telephone, hairdryer, DVD and CD player.
All en–suite (styled in glass) with bath, power shower, bathrobe and top brand free toiletries.
Breakfast is served all day. Free tea and coffee all day from the lobby area.
Pets are not permitted.
The reception is manned 24/7. Other services include ticket desk, luggage storage, babysitting services, laundry, dry cleaning, fax and photocopy, meeting facilities and newspapers available. The Sydney House Chelsea is fully non–smoking and has a lift.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: South Kensington 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). Sitting between the Fulham Road and the famous Kings Road Chelsea places The Sydney House Chelsea Hotel on the western edge of central London. The Kings Road (0.28 miles, 0.4 km away) is known as being a trendy area for fashion, bars and restaurants while the Fulham Road is a long road full of shops of all types and yes even more bars and restaurants. East of this location finds some of Londons most prized areas such as Knightsbridge, Sloane Street and South Kensington. 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the River Thames and just 352 yards (321 metres) from South Kensington tube station on the London underground, a 5 to 10 minute walk. South Kensington is on the Piccadilly line which means you have direct access to all 5 terminals at Heathrow Airport without changing trains. Lots of shops and restaurants to choose from the close vicinity. The Sydney House Hotel location is excellent for anyone wanting to be close to central London while looking for something on a budget. Walking distance from many well know attractions such as The Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum at 528 yards (482 metres). Other places of interest nearby include Brompton Oratory 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Carlyles house 0.5 miles (0.8 km), National Army Museum 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Harrods department Store 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Royal Albert Hall 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Albert Memorial 0.7 miles (1.1 km) and Hyde Park 0.8 miles (1.3 km).
Background: Part of the Abode Hotel group
Bedroom Numbers: 21
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% 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: 265th from 866 London hotels, and 100th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Royal Park Hotel, where rates start from £152 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Royal Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Park Grand Lancaster Gate. 0.2 miles from the Sydney House Chelsea (0.4 km), has been rated at 88% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £108.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel seems like a possible option, 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 50 nearest hotels around this area (9-11 Sydney Street, SW3 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.8 miles (1.2 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 16 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 27 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 7 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 92%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Egerton House Hotel (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £168 per night. Rates range from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 81%) with top rates of £426 at The Apartments by The Sloane Club (5 Star, 91%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £238, Four Star average: £145 and Three Star average: £70.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Sydney House Chelsea 21st (joint) of 50 and 9th (joint) for the 27 four star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 19th of 49 (11th of 27 four star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 11th of 48 for pure value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
Awards: AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for London 2014