Hotel in Detail:Brand new and purpose built the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel opened in February 2010. First London hotel for Group Pestana, the largest tourism and leisure group in Portugal.
The bedrooms are all contemporary with a modern style and amenities. In all rooms you will find a flat screen TV with on demand movies, iPod music system with docking station, WiFi, safe, minibar, direct dial telephone with voicemail, individually controlled air conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms are en-suite with seperate bath and shower, hairdryer, heated towel rail, steam free mirrors and toiltries. Bathrobes, iron and ironing board on request. All rooms are non-smoking.
Interconnecting rooms available. There are options for suites (1 & 2 beds), accessible bedrooms and a dedicated club floor. Standard and Executive rooms may accommodate 3 adults. Unique fitness cycle available in some rooms.
Executive rooms have wetbar facilities.
Suites include a dumb valet trouser press and wetbar facility plus a TV in the bathroom.
Club Floor has a dedicated club lounge which serves an American hot breakfast, tea and coffee throughout the day, evening complimentary snacks and honesty bar.
24 hour room service for all rooms. Lift to all floors. Daily housekeeping and turndown service.
Atläntico Restaurant and Lounge: Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Full English buffet breakfast. Menu is traditional cuisine with Authentic Portuguese signature dishes. Fine dining in the evening.
Bar: Found in the hotel lobby serving a range of drinks along with snacks and entertainment on selected nights. Open: 09.30 till 01.00.
There is also a coffee shop.
The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel eatures a SPA and Lifestyle Centre. The centre offers an indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna, beauty treatment rooms, relaxation area and a gymnasium. The gym offers the opportunity to train with a personal trainer.
Open: 07.00 till 22.00 (till 21.00 Sunday).
There are 6 meeting rooms which accommodate anything from 2 to 500 guests.
Daily shuttle from the hotel to Sloane Square, Victoria station, Harrods and the Kings road. Runs every hour between 08.00 and 19.00. There is a small charge for this service. Minimum 2 Passengers, maximum of 7 passengers per journey.
Front desk is open 24 /7. Luggage storage facilities available and hotel is no smoking throughout. Public areas are air-conditioned and wireless internet access (charges apply).
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Battersea Park 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Tube Station: Sloane Square 0.7 miles (1.2 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.8 miles (6.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.6 miles (9 km).
Located right by the southern end of Chelsea Bridge the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel London has good access to both central and south London. The hotel sits opposite Battersea Park which is 200 acres in size and home to regular events and wildlife and features a lake and a children's zoo. Activities in the park include Jogging, Tennis, Cycling, Rowing and Picnics. The Pestana Chelsea Bridge hotel is right by the River Thames which has an active river bus service, the nearest stop being Cadogan Pier by the north side of Albert Bridge. The Hotel is actually on Queenstown Road which leads down to Battersea Park Road which has a range of High Street Amenities. New Covent Garden market is 0.7 miles to the east on Nine Elms Lane and is a wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower market, known as 'London's Larder', covering a site of 56 acres (227,000 m²). A bus stop right outside the hotel offers routes into Chelsea proper or out to Victoria and beyond. If you fancy a walk its 3/4 of a mile north to the trendy shops and restaurants along Kings Road, Chelsea. Alternatively walk along Chelsea bridge and keep going due north and you will hit the high fashion boutiques of Sloane Street which itself leads to Knightsbridge. Note that while the hotel is called Chelsea Bridge this end of the bridge is actually in Battersea.
Bedroom Numbers: 216
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.4 out of 5 by 4699 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 1704 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 340 of 1154 for hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 3140 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs £4 per hour.
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 88% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 865 London hotels, and 49th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.8 miles, 1.3 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel, with base rates beginning from £177 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Victoria Hotel also offers: a gym.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Windermere Hotel - Victoria. 0.5 miles away (0.8 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 89% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £140 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Artist Residence London seems like it might fit the bill. The Artist Residence London is only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) away. The Artist Residence London has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (354 Queenstown Road, SW8 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.2 miles (2.0 km) radius. They are made up of 14 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 86%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 75%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 4 star hotels are Artist Residence London and The Resident Victoria (both 97%). Top rated of the local hotels is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £167 per night. From a low of £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the highest rates top out at £500 at St James Court, A Taj Hotel (4 Star, 89%) and the 51 Buckingham Gate Taj Suites (5 Star, 99%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £272, Four Star average: £162, Three Star average: £87 and Two Star average: £73.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel 23rd of 50 nearby hotels and 8th for the 17 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 26th of 49 (6th of 17 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 15th of 43 for pure value for money (Victoria Inn Hotel was top).