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)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.35 out of 5 by 1121 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 539 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 215 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 582 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 87% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 274th from 865 London hotels, and 109th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star My Chelsea, where rates start from £139 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The My Chelsea also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the 54 Queens Gate Hotel. 0.5 miles from the Sydney House Chelsea (0.8 km), has been rated at 92% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £202 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like it might fit the bill. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
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 18 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 81%) and 6 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is 54 Queens Gate 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, 82%) with top rates of £426 at The Apartments by The Sloane Club (5 Star, 91%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £236, Four Star average: £138 and Three Star average: £66.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Sydney House Chelsea 23rd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 8th (joint) for the 26 four star hotels in the area. The hotel is 19th of 49 (11th of 26 four star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 15th of 44 for sheer bang for buck (Montana Hotel was top).