Hotel in Detail:The Hotel Xanadu first opened in September 2012. A boutique hotel offering an individual, exotic, and opulent style. The hotel is furnished and styled with an Asian flavour. Hotel Xanadu was inspired by the City of Xanadu, built around the summer residence of Kubla Khan, one of the great emperors of China. The reception features comfortable sofas and the staff will check you in via an iPad and iPads can be rented for use during your stay. WiFi is provided for free. A stylish feature is the glass lift.
Bedrooms are richly decorated with stylish touches and all have air–conditioning. Each guest room comes with complimentary tea and coffee facilities, interactive flat–screen TV (on demand movies), high–speed internet access, telephone, laptop sized safe (in wardrobe), desk, ironing facilities and seating area.
Bathrooms come with a hairdryer, free toiletries, fluffy towels, bath or power shower.
24 hour room service.
The restaurant and bar share an open plan area.
Shikumen restaurant: Located on the ground floor. Minimalistic decor with replicas on the wall of the famous terracotta warriors and a funky look. Chinese inspired Asian fusion food restaurant including Dim Sum.
Cocktail Bar: Serves an extensive range of creative cocktails in a modern and relaxed environment.
Buffet breakfast served daily with large selection of hot and cold dishes
Guests to the Hotel Xanadu get free access to a nearby leisure centre which includes a gymnasium, swimming pool, spa and fitness classes all just 5 minutes from the hotel.
Free WiFi can be picked up in all areas of the hotel.
24–hour reception plus limited hours concierge service.
Other services include laundry service, air–conditioning throughout, accessible rooms available, free bike loan.
4 floors all served by lifts.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: Ealing Broadway 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 2 1.4 miles (2.3 km). Hotel Xanadu sits just off of Ealing Broadway High Street and its extensive shopping and amenities including supermarkets, bars and restaurants. Located in the residential area of Ealing some 7 miles to the west of central London. This makes it well placed for Heathrow Airport which is 7 miles to the west and easily accessed via the A4/M4. Next to the large open spaces of Ealing Green and Walpole Park (with an 18th century Manor House) . Just 0.26 miles or a 5–10 minute walk from Ealing Broadway Station (central and district lines) which connects to Heathrow Airport or central London in around 30 minutes. The station is on both the tube network and national railway network. Lots of local buses serve the area. Perfect for Ealing Film Studios, the oldest film studios in the world, which is just 0.25 miles to the south. The Hotel Xanadu is also well placed for Wembley Stadium and Arena which is easily accessed by road or rail and is 3.2 miles to the north. Local places of interest include Questors Theatre 0.13 miles, Pitzhanger Manor House and Gallery 0.15 miles, Gunnersbury Park and Museum 1.4 miles, Royale Leisure park cinema complex 1.5 miles, London Museum of Water and Steam 1.7 miles, Brentford Musical Museum 1.7 miles, Brentford Monument 2 miles and the major attraction of Kew Gardens 2 miles.
Bedroom Numbers: 48
Check-in: 11.00 am
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 266th from 866 London hotels, and 100th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (3.9 miles, 6.3 km) would be the 4 star Continental Hotel Heathrow, with base rates beginning from £60 and which has a 74% guest satisfaction rating. The Continental Hotel Heathrow also offers: free WiFi.
As the Hotel Xanadu London is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the St Paul's Hotel. This is also a boutique hotel and is (4.0 miles, 6.4 km) away. Rates start from around £100 and is rated by guests at 89%.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Mercure London Heathrow. 5.5 miles from the Hotel Xanadu London (8.9 km), achieving a rating of 74% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £44.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (26-42 Bond Street, W5 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 4.0 miles (6.4 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 21 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 26 three star hotels (average rating 78%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 79%). Top 4 star hotels are Novotel London Brentford, Urban Villa, Hilton Wembley Hotel, Novotel London Wembley and St Paul's Hotel (all five score 89%). Coming out as the top rated hotel are Premier Inn Greenford (3 star) and also the Bingham Hotel (3 star) (both joint top with 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 £72 per night. They range from a low of £33 at Travelodge Wembley High Road (3 Star, 80%) up to £140 at Premier Inn Wembley Park (3 Star, 87%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Four Star average: £81, Three Star average: £67 and Two Star average: £63.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Hotel Xanadu London 9th (joint) of 50 and 6th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 34th of 50 (11th of 21 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 9th of 43 for sheer value for money (Ibis Shepherds Bush was top).