Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Gloucester Road 334 yards (305 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.3 miles (6.9 km). Located on the Western fringes of Central London is the One Thirty Queens Gate Apartments in a stylish 1850's Victorian building. Once the houses along this road mostly housed well to-do Victorian residents but they are now mostly converted in to hotels and flats. The apartments are close to the junction with the Cromwell Road (A4) which is the main road into and out of London giving direct road access to Heathrow Airport. This location is close to a host of shopping, bars and cafes as well as the best known of the tourist attractions of central London. Nearest main shopping can be found to the South at South Kensington, to the North East at Knightsbridge and also Kensington High Street to the North West. The 130 Queen's Gate Apartmentsl is just a short stroll from Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens (0.5 miles) which is directly opposite the Northern end of Queens Gate. Nearby local attractions include the Museums of Natural History (0.1 miles), Science (0.2 miles), and the V&A (0.3 miles) (all on the Cromwell Road), The Royal Albert Hall which is a major entertainment venue (0.5 miles), Albert memorial (0.5 miles) and Kensington Palace (0.7 miles) (home of the late Diana Princess of Wales).
Hotel in Detail:
Apartments in Detail:Part of the Maykenbel Properties portfolio.
Formerly the 130 Queens Gate Apartments was four separate townhouse residences first built in the 1870's. The building has neo-classical style and retains many of its original period features. The premises is staffed 24 hours and the multi lingual staff are happy to assist with a range of services including local information.
Each apartment is fitted with modern amenities and has wooden floors. There is a choice of Deluxe, Superior and Standard apartments and adjacent apartments can be joined. Each apartment comes with a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine, Ironing Ironing board/Iron, Safe, Direct dial telephone with voice mail, Flatscreen TV with Sky channels, iPod dock, Wireless Internet Access, DVD Player, hairdryer, Kettle with Welcome pack of Mineral water, tea, coffee and milk plus complimentary toiletries on arrival.
Lift to all floors. Daily housekeeping except for Sundays.
Other apartment services includes dry cleaning and CCTV securtity.
Bedroom Numbers: 50 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
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 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 290th from 866 London hotels, and 113rd of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Grange Strathmore Hotel, with rates that start from about £74 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating.
Narrowing the choices down to apartments?, then an another option would be the Fraser Suites Queens Gate. It's 0.1 miles (0.2 km) from here with rates from £198 and rating 82%.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Britannia International Hotel. 6.7 miles from the One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments (10.8 km), has scored 68% from former guests and has rates from around £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel could be a good choice. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (130 Queen's Gate, SW7 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 10 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 31 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 9 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 95%. The highest rating goes to Egerton House Hotel (5 star) and also the Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
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. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £140 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 80%) while the highest base rates are £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £253, Four Star average: £122 and Three Star average: £78.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments 11th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 5th (joint) for the 31 four star hotels in the area. 47th of 50 (31st of 31 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 47th of 47 when judging value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
Conde Nast Johansens UK & Ireland Awards:
2014: Best Value