Hotel in Detail:The Premier Inn Kensington Olympia offers affordable contemporary accommodation in a prime central London location between Earls Court and Olympia exhibition centres. Just 5 minutes walk from Earls Court tube station. From this station you are on the Piccadilly line which runs into the heart of London or out to Heathrow Airport.
The hotel provides bedrooms with a flat screen television, hairdryer, desk space and internet access. All rooms have a private bathroom with shower gel provided. Beds have a duvet.
There are also have adapted rooms for guests with disabilities.
Within the hotel is a restaurant and bar where you can enjoy a range of traditional English and Continental dishes or just sit back and relax with your favourite drink. The restaurant also serves a buffet breakfast with a range of options. The setting is modern and contemporary. The hotel has wireless internet access. Reception is always open, 24 hours.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.5 miles (5.6 km).
The Premier Inn Kensington Olympia Hotel is the made up of five separate white faced town houses converted into a single building. Its location is actually right on the A4 West Cromwell Road which is part of the main road leading into and out of West London. Its always very busy (plenty of taxis) and gives direct access by road to Heathrow Airport (about 20 minutes). The hotel is almost adjacent to Earls Court Road which has a a large range of shops and bars including Grocery shops. 350 yards along the A4 to the west is the large Tesco supermarket, while just over 400 yards to the East is the Sainsbury's supermarket. Within half a mile is the Earls Court development complex and Olympia Exhibition centre. 1/3 of a mile to the north is the fashionable shopping of Kensington High Street which itself leads to another popular landmark, Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens (0.7 miles). The location is on the west side of the capital so the majority of attractions and nightlife are all to the east. Travelling east from here finds South Kensington, Knightsbridge and Victoria. However one mile to the south is the Kings Road, Chelsea which is a big destination both for the shopping during the day and for the nightlife in the evening. Other local attractions include Linley Sambourne House (0.4 miles), Leighton house museum (0.4 miles), Natural History Museum (0.9 miles), Royal Albert hall (1 mile) and the Science Museum (1 mile).
Bedroom Numbers: 125 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 2496 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 116 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 483 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 2380 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and charges are applicable.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Premier Inn chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court: is 0.3 miles (0.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £150.
Premier Inn Hammersmith Hotel: is 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £88.
Premier Inn Putney Bridge: 1.9 miles (3.1 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £76.
Premier Inn Victoria: 2.3 miles (3.7 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £135.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Premier Inn hotels.
Below average for a Premier Inn 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 3 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 500th from 865 London hotels, 44th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, and 132nd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 3 star ibis Styles London Kensington, whose lowest rates start at about £71 and which has a 74% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Lord Kensington Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), has scored 71% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star K+K Hotel George seems like a possible option. The K+K Hotel George is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (22 - 32 West Cromwell Road, SW5 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The 50 consist of 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 7 two star hotels (average rating 66%). Top 3 star hotel is Montana Hotel at 82%. Of these hotels the highest rated are The Resident Kensington (4 star), the Hotel Xenia (4 star), the Collingham Apartments (4 star) and the B'Shan Apartments (4 star) (all 4 are joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for 49 of them. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £98 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) to a high of £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 88%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £255, Four Star average: £117, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £54.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Montana Hotel top.
History:Formerly The Comfort Inn Kensington (2008)
In April 2008 the hotel was one of 3 hotels bought by 'Whitbread' for £20 million pounds from the 'Real Hotel Company'. Opened as a Premier Inn in January 2009 after a total refurbishment.
Do not confuse this hotel with the similarly named Premier Inn Kensington