Hotel in Detail:First opened June 25 2014. The Dorsett Shepherds Bush Hotel is a Grade II listed building sporting the original façde of what was once the Shepherds Bush Pavilion (former cinema and bingo hall built 1923). The hotel takes modern Asian and Chinese inspiration in its design and feel and features a glass roof. There is a choice of two restaurants along with a bar, a gym and an in–house spa.
Every guest room enjoys individually controlled air–conditioning along with a marble bathroom with hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, bath and shower.
All bedrooms come with a large flat–screen TV, minibar, iPod dock, work desk, tea and coffee facilities, iron with ironing board and complimentary WiFi.
All rooms have a daily maid service.
Interior bedrooms have views of the central atrium.
Deluxe rooms are larger than standard rooms.
Executive rooms and suites give access to the executive lounge. They also come with bathrobes and slippers.
There are 24 suites.
Located on the ground floor and offers complimentary daily continental breakfast, morning and evening refreshments, complimentary wireless internet access and business facilities.
Pictures Restaurant: Located on the ground floor, includes a private dining room and an outside terrace. Serves contemporary Brasserie dishes complimented with a selection of handpicked Asian inspired dishes.
Open: 06.30 till 22.30.
Jin: Atrium bar. Serving freshly ground coffee and loose leaf teas along with an innovative cocktail menu. Also serves wines, beers and spirits. Stylish decor located in the golden atrium. Jin bar serves a classic afternoon tea.
Open from 09.00 till midnight (weekends till 23.00). Afternoon tea 14.00 till 17.00.
The hotel serves a continental breakfast each morning.
Shikumen Restaurant: Elegant style restaurant. Serves high quality creative Asian dishes made from carefully sourced ingredient. A large, modern open space with many wooden space dividers influenced by the gate buildings of 1940s Shanghai.
Open noon till 23.00. (Sunday from 11.30), Dim Sum served daily until 16.30.
Onsite is the Pavilion spa with 4 treatment rooms (and 2 nail stations) specialising in holistic and Chinese treatments. Part of the spa includes a steam room and a sauna as well as a specialist infra–red sauna (for sprains, arthritis etc.).
On the seventh floor is the 24 hour gymnasium with cardio and resistance equipment.
There are 3 meeting rooms available the largest of which can accommodate 14 guests.
Other services include a 24 hour front desk, luggage storage, laundry and dry cleaning.
Hotel has a lift.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Shepherd"s Bush Market 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: Shepherds Bush 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 2.5 miles (4 km).
The Dorsett Shepherds Bush Hotel might be some 3.5 miles from the very heart of central London but this west London location is an extremely bustling part of London. With the massive shopping centre of Westfield White City and its 100's of shops and restaurants just 5 minutes walk and the extensive High Street shopping of Shepherds Bush Green literally on your doorstep you are spoilt for choice of shopping. You also have the advantage of being by the A40 Westway which links with the M40 while the A4 Great West Road is less than a mile to the south and takes you out to the M4 and Heathrow Airport (which is just 10 miles to the west, about 30 minutes drive). You are also at the gateway into central London via either the A4 or the A4012 which links with Bayswater and Marble Arch. On your doorstep is the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, a major live events venue. White City is the area just to the north of Shepherds Bush and is home to the BBC TV studios and offices. Within 400 yards are three tube station, Shepherds Bush Market, Shepherds Bush Green and Goldhawk Road. Passing by the hotel are eighteen major bus links and London taxis are always to be found close by. Olympia Exhibition centre is 0.8 miles and popular areas such as Holland Park and Kensington High Street are within a mile of the hotel. Just a little further to Notting Hill (1.2 miles) and Hyde Park (1.5 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 317 / 8 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.1 out of 5 by 4476 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.2 out of 5 from 2358 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 414 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 2118 reviews)
Parking:Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £24 per day.
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 82% 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: 351st from 865 London hotels, and 148th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 4 star K West Hotel Hotel And Spa, whose lowest rates start at about £99 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 1.5 miles from here (2.4 km), achieving a rating of 74% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star St Paul's Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 postcode) that we list cover a 1.6 miles (2.6 km) radius. They include 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 78%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Of these local hotels the highest rated are St Paul's Hotel (4 star) and also the B'Shan Apartments (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
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 £94 per night. They range from a low of £40 at Pembridge Palace Hotel (3 Star, 61%) to a high of £216 at B'Shan Apartments (4 Star, 90%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £180, Four Star average: £110, Three Star average: £75 and Two Star average: £62.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Dorsett Shepherds Bush 14th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 8th for the 23 four star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 42nd of 50 (18th (joint) of 23 four star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 25th of 42 for sheer value for money (Best Western Chiswick Palace was top).
Background: Owned by Asian based Dorsett Hospitality International who have hotels throughout China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.