Hotel in Detail: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 are 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, free 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.
Continental breakfast packs can be ordered for an additional charge.
Other apartment services includes dry cleaning and CCTV securtity.
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).
Bedroom Numbers: 50 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.45 out of 5 by 492 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.4 out of 5 from 240 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 86 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 252 reviews)
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 274th from 865 London hotels, and 103rd of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments and not too far away (0.0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 5 star The Exhibitionist Hotel, where prices begin from around £103 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.
If your mainly looking at apartments another option could be the The Apartments by The Sloane Club. It's 1.0 miles (1.6 km) (as the crow flys) away with rates from £459 with a satisfaction score of 91%.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Strathmore Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has scored 74% from former guests where rates start from approximately £85.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like a possible option. 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: 11 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 30 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 8 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 67%). The highest rating goes to Egerton House Hotel (5 star) at 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.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £136 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 82%) while the highest base rates are £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £210, Four Star average: £125 and Three Star average: £77.
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 6th (joint) for the 11 five star hotels in the area. 47th of 49 (9th of 11 five star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 30th of 42 when judging value for money (Montana Hotel was top).