Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 334 yards (305 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.8 miles (6.1 km). The Nadler Hotel Kensington occupies a location slightly to the West of the centre of London. The aparthotel opened in April 2006 after being re-branded and modernised. Situated between South Kensington and Earls Court, Courtfield Gardens and the surrounding roads are very much residential and upmarket in nature and of Victorian and Georgian type townhouses. Having said that the almost adjacent Cromwell Road is one of the major rods into London. Its actually part of the A4 and gives direct access out to Heathrow Airport and the M4. You'll also find it makes hailingblack taxi very easy as there's ways many taxis going into and out of London via this road. There are plenty of shops in the nearby local roads including a Sainsbury's supermarket on Cromwell Road and a major shopping street along Earls Court Road just to the West of the hotel. There's a good selection of bars and restaurants locally including places that serve breakfast. A well known private hospital, the Cromwell Hospital, is just a 200 yard walk to the North. The two exhibition centres in this part of London are close by at Earls Court (0.4 miles) and Olympia (0.8 miles). Other nearby attractions include Linley Sambourne House (0.6 miles), Natural History Museum (0.6 miles), Hyde Park (0.7 miles), Leighton house museum (0.7 miles), Science Museum (0.7 miles), Kensington Palace (0.7 mile), Royal Albert Hall (0.8 miles) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (0.8 miles).
Several supermarkets in the surrounding area.
Apartments in Detail:Nadler Kensington advertises itself as hybrid between a budget hotel, boutique hotel and and an apartment. This mean the services you really need are included while extras such as a bar and onsite restaurant are not included. The building itself is a converted townhouse. The Base2Stay Kensington is modern and contemporary throughout. The aparthotel has a no smoking policy.
Hotel in Detail:Rooms are also decorated with works of art by Peter Lavery. Its also worth noting that the beds are deliberately designed to allow luggage storage underneath to make the most of available room space.
Apartments are all serviced studios and features include individually controlled air-conditioning, wall mounted flat screen cable TV (includes internet access, music files, games and pay-to-view movies), free WiFi, direct dial telephone with voicemail, safe, windows that open, spare power points, microwave, coffee pot, fridge and kitchenette. The TV is also part of the hotels online directory with lists of local stores and restaurants where you can order take s food and deliveries of other items. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities which may be a bath, wet rooms or large power shower and have supplied toiletries along with a hairdryer. Beds come with comfortable duvets. Rooms also have a desk with a workstation just below the TV. Complimentary Fairtrade tea and coffee provided. An innovation is the vending machines that replace the minibar normally found in hotel rooms.
Maid service every day. In-room pillow menu. Wired ethernet internet access available at an extra cost. Personal Nepresso coffee machine with free coffee (Double Large/Twin rooms and upwards only).
Room configurations include singles, bunk beds for 2, standard doubles and twins, superior doubles (larger than standard), deluxe rooms and rooms that accommodate 3 adults. Some rooms come with a futon for an extra guest.
An in-room breakfast can be requested (delivered from one of the hotels nearby partners), iron and ironing board can be requested and the hotel has onsite vending machines. The hotels reception is open 24 hours. Lift access to rooms and the Nadler Kensington has a concierge service.
The 'Arrival Base' for pre-check-in (or if you have already check-out) freshen up and means for a small charge you have use of all the facilities of a single hotel room (subject to availability).
Luggage may be left at reception for early arrivals until your room is ready.
Nearest car park in under NCP pay Car park under the Marriott Kensington.
Bedroom Numbers: 67
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. Internet via TV is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Nadler chain take a look at your closest options:
Nadler Victoria: is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 95% and rates start from about £89.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Nadler Hotels across the chain average 92% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Nadler hotels.
Below average for a Nadler 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: 76th from 862 London hotels, 2nd of 2 Nadler Hotels, and 30th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Hotel Indigo London Kensington, with rates that start from about £108 and which has a 91% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Indigo London Kensington also offers: free WiFi.
As the The Nadler Kensington is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Rockwell Hotel. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.2 miles, 0.2 km) away. Rates start from around £85 and is rated by guests at 84%. The Rockwell Hotel has: free WiFi.
Narrowing the choices down to apartments?, then an another option would be the Collingham Apartments. It's 0.1 miles (0.2 km) from here with rates from £99 and rating 89%.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Dreamtel London Kensington. 0.1 miles away (0.1 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 61% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £54 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments may well be of interest to you, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 2 five star hotels (average rating 84%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 72%) and 4 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Top rated of the local hotels is Hotel Indigo London Kensington (4 star) at 91%.
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £83 per night. Rates range from £35 at Ambassadors Hotel (3 Star, 62%) and the highest rates top out at £235 at Blakes Hotel (5 Star, 80%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £213, Four Star average: £95, Three Star average: £57 and Two Star average: £58.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank The Nadler Kensington 2nd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 2nd (joint) for the 26 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 23rd of 50 (4th of 26 four star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 1st of 47 for sheer bang for buck.
Background:Refurbished 2013/2014. Known as the Base2stay Kensington until 2014. Was called the Quality Hotel Kensington till 2005. Fully Refurbished 2005.
Green Tourism for London: Gold Status
Best family hotel 2011