Hotel in Detail:The Ashburn hotel is right on the corner of Cromwell Road and Ashburn Gardens. A traditional/modern style boutique hotel with dark wooden furnishings throughout the hotel. Being houses in an older building means you get features such as high ceilings and large windows.
Whichever room you choose you'll find as standard a private bathroom (with shower/bath, robe, slippers, hairdryer and quality toiletries), tea/coffee tray, safe, free WiFi high speed internet, large flat screen television with satellite channels and pay movies, fridge, telephone, desk, radio and CD library. Beds have Egyptian cotton sheets and the rooms combine modern amenities with antique furniture. All rooms have air-conditioning.
Executive rooms come with a DVD player and iron/ironing board.
Each night guest rooms receive a surprise gift on turndown. Room service is available.
Lift access to floors.
Dining Options:A breakfast buffet is served daily in the hotel dining room (meats, cheeses, bread, coffee, fruits, cereals). Bar meals served (European dishes) as are drinks (including cocktails and canapé) in the library each evening. The hotel bar, located within the library, is open 24 hours to hotel residents and a nice touch is the open fireplace.
In the morning you can choose from indulging in the buffet breakfast in the dining room or have breakfast in bed as an option. The property also serves a selection of room service and bar meals.
The hotel is air-conditioned throughout the public areas with WiFi in the public areas. Luggage storage, fax and copy facilities available. Hotel reception is open 24/7 and can assist with safety deposit box facilities. The hotel can help with dry cleaning/laundry. Free newspapers stocked in hotel lobby.
Discounts for fitness centre nearby.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Gloucester Road 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km).
The Ashburn Hotel London is located on the very western edge of the SW7 postcode, almost within the area of Earls Court. This can also be thought of as the outer edge of the very central London areas. Being right on Cromwell Road means there is a lot of traffic running past the hotel since this is the main road (its the A4) that brings traffic into west London takes traffic out to Heathrow airport. The immediately surrounding vicinity are actually residential areas but the big shopping areas are within walking distance such as Kensington and South Kensington which are both within half a mile while the trendy shopping and nightlife of the Kings Road Chelsea is less than a mile to the south. Just a matter of yards from the hotel is a large supermarket called Sainsbury and another called Waitrose on Gloucester Road. There are many other shops and convenience stores close by. The hotel is convenient for two major exhibition centres, Earls Court at 0.6 miles and Olympia at 1 mile. Half a mile to the north is the two large parks and open spaces of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, the two merge seamlessly and provide a umber of activities along with many statues and landscaped gardens, they are also home to the Princess Diana memorial fountain. Other local attractions include Baden Powell House Museum (0.3 miles) (the story of Robert Baden-Powell who founded the Scout and Guides organisations), Natural History Museum (0.4 miles), Science Museum (0.5 miles), Royal Albert Hall (0.5 miles) (concert and arts venue), Victoria and Albert Museum (0.6 miles) and Kensington Palace (0.6 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 38 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.45 out of 5 by 2334 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 1150 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 238 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 1184 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 89% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 188th from 865 London hotels, and 70th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Melia London Kensington, whose lowest rates start at about £125 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments seems like a possible option. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (111 Cromwell Road, SW7 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 5 five star hotels (average rating 85%), 28 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 14 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Overall the best rated hotel is 54 Queens Gate Hotel (4 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £109 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 82%) and the Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) while the highest base rates are £315 at One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments (5 Star, 89%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £200, Four Star average: £112, Three Star average: £78 and Two Star average: £42.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Ashburn Hotel London 6th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 5th (joint) for the 28 four star hotels in the area. 43rd of 49 (25th (joint) of 28 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 19th of 42 when judging value for money (Montana Hotel was top).