Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km). Fantastic location for the tube system with no less than 6 New Linden Hotel is located in central London, slightly North West of centre, on Leinster Square, within walking distance of some of London's most beautiful parks - Kensington Palace Gardens and Hyde Park. The world famous antiques market at Portobello Road is just a short walk away whilst the varied and popular shopping of Queensway is also within walking distance. Just a little further on to the West (still walking distance) takes you to Notting Hill now an upmarket and chic shopping area while to the East is Marble Arch which marks the start of both Oxford Street and Edgware Road, two very popular shopping areas. Other nearby attractions include Kensington Palace (0.7 miles), Alexandra Fleming Laboratory (0.9 miles), Serpentine Gallery (1 mile), Albert Memorial (1.1 miles), Natural History and Science museums (1.4 miles) and Madame Tussauds (1.8 miles).
Hotel in Detail:As in keeping with the majority of hotels within this area the New Linden hotel sports a Victorian colonnade facade to this former townhouse residence. Now a contemporary style hotel.
Bedrooms are decorated in cream, brown, red and black and have wooden floors and intelligent lighting. All rooms are en-suite with marble bathrooms and toiletries supplied.
Bedroom amenities include complimentary WiFi, satellite flat screen television, CD player, safe, Tea/coffee maker, trouser press, Iron, direct dial phone and hairdryer.
Deluxe rooms have walk in bath/shower rooms.
Within the hotel is a dedicated breakfast room where a buffet style continental breakfast is served daily. Options include cereals, fruit, bread, eggs, yoghurts, juices, tea and coffee.
Guest can also choose to relax in the hotel lounge.
The New Linden offers a 24 hour front desk and laundry services.
Bedroom Numbers: 52
Check-in: 14.00 (2pm)
Check-out: 10.30 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 641st from 866 London hotels, and 274th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star The Premier Notting Hill, where rates start from £75 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Premier Notting Hill also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Britannia International Hotel. 7.4 miles away (11.9 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 68% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star The Laslett ticks many of the right boxes. The Laslett is only 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (59 Leinster Square, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.8 miles (1.2 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 7 two star hotels (average rating 65%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £104 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) up to £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £180, Four Star average: £144, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £41.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for New Linden Hotel 27th (joint) of 50 and 21st for the 22 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 11th of 50 (1st of 22 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 26th of 47 for sheer value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
History:Major refurbishment and upgraded 2007/08
Awards: 2008/09 AA London B&B of the year Runner-up