Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Gloucester Road 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km). The Villa Kensington London is located in west London in a residential area. Just a matter of yards from the major Carriageway of Cromwell Road. This road is part of the A4 and the main road route into central London from the west. Its part of several bus routes and will always have taxis passing along it. It gives a direct link out to Heathrow Airport as it joins with the M4. To the west of the hotel is the area of Earls Court, a popular area for budget range accommodation and with plenty of shops and amenities. The large exhibition centre of the same name, Earls Court Exhibition Centre is 0.6 miles way. However to the east, south and north are far more upmarket areas with places such as Kensington High Street, South Kensington, Fulham Road and Kings Road Chelsea. 200 yards along the Cromwell Road is a large supermarket called Sainsburys. Nearby places of interest include the Natural History Museum (0.4 miles), Hyde Park (0.5 miles), Science Museum (0.5 miles) and the concert venue of the Royal Albert Hall (0.6 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Villa Kensington Hotel offers traditional hospitality such as free coffee in the lounge.
Each bedroom has its own private bathroom facilities. Amenities in-room include LCD TV with digital stations, mini-bar, radio, radio, tea/coffee facilities, work desk, ironing facilities, direct dial telephone and hairdryer. The hotel has a 24 hour service and a lift/elevator. Bathrooms come with supplied toiletries. A range of configurations from singles to twins, doubles, triples and family rooms.
The Villa Kensington serves a breakfast buffet with muffins, breads, fruits, yoghurt, tea/coffee and more. Additionally the hotel has its own private bar.
Free coffee is served in the lounge area.
WiFi is available on the premises as well a computer workstation.
There are secretarial services available business guests along with copy, fax and meeting facilities.
The reception can arrange passes for a nearby gym facility.
Bedroom Numbers: 40 / 5 Floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 866 London hotels, and 149th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Mornington Hotel, where rates start from £68 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Mornington Hotel also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles away (0.6 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 70% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £47.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like it might fit the bill. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (10-11 Ashburn Gardens, SW7 postcode) that we list cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They include 4 five star hotels (average rating 87%), 28 four star hotels (average rating 82%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 2 two star hotels (average rating 84%). Top 3 star hotel is Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court at 89%. Of the local hotels the highest rated is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel (4 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £113 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 81%) and the Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) to a high of £315 at One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments (4 Star, 89%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £202, Four Star average: £126, Three Star average: £73 and Two Star average: £69.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Villa Kensington Hotel 27th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 4th (joint) for the 16 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 16th of 50 (11th (joint) of 16 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 32nd of 47 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Montana Hotel was top).