Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 88 yards (80 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.6 miles (5.8 km). Just 300 yards from the Earls Court development complex is the City Continental Kensington Hotel. Even closer is the (2 minutes walk) Earls Court Tube station which gives access both to central London and out to Heathrow Airport. Indeed west London's other major exhibition centre at Olympia is less than a mile from the hotel. This particular section of central London is very popular for mid-range/budget priced accommodation thanks to its good transport links and plentiful amenities including shops, bars and supermarkets. Just to the west of the most central areas but very close to major shopping destinations such as Kensington, South Kensington, Chelsea and Knightsbridge. The nearest shopping is to be found on the adjacent Earls Court Road, although the more fashionable areas are a little further on. Local places of interest include the Dr Who Tardis (0.1 miles), Linley Sambourne House (0.7 miles), Leighton house museum (0.7 miles) and the Natural History and Science museums (0.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The City Continental Kensington Hotel bedrooms are all air-conditioned. Room facilities include en-suite amenities (shower and/or bath), direct dial telephone, hair dryer, safe, heating, tea and coffee making facilities, WiFi internet access, satellite television and radio alarm clock.
Room configurations range form singles to triple bedrooms (double bed + single bed). Floors have lift access.
The hotel has its own breakfast room located on the lower ground floor where continental breakfast is served each morning (charges apply). Choose from cereals, freshly baked croissants and rolls, boiled eggs, yogurt, fruit and jam, cheese, white & brown toast.
Served weekdays 7.00 till 9.30 (Sunday & Bank Holiday till 10.00).
Reception is manned 24/7. The hotels offers a dry cleaning service on weekdays. Dedicated room for storing luggage (overnight storage is charged for). WiFi internet access can be accessed from all parts of the hotel.
Please note the City Continental is an all no-smoking hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 60
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 65% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 791st from 866 London hotels, and 287th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 3 star Best Western The Boltons Hotel , with base rates beginning from £77 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western The Boltons Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Lord Kensington Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.1 km), has scored 71% from former guests where rates start from approximately £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 2 Star Oliver Plaza Hotel could be a good choice. The Oliver Plaza Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (11-13 Penywern Road, SW5 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. Consisting of 2 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 74%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court and the Premier Inn Kensington Olympia (both 89%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated are The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £100 per night. Starting from £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) with top rates of £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 89%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £245, Four Star average: £118, Three Star average: £76 and Two Star average: £62.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked City Continental Kensington London 46th of 50 nearby hotels and 19th for the 21 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 21st of 50 (14th (joint) of 21 three star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 43rd of 47 for pure value for money (Montana Hotel was top).