Hotel in Detail:Once the London home of the Aga Khan and still retaining much of its original Victorian townhouse charm is the 51 Kensington Court apartments. Actually just off from Kensington High Street in a tree lined square offering some relative clam from the surrounding vicinity. The nearby shops includes several grocery stores so no shortage of options for a self–catering holiday. A big plus is the free wireless internet access available in all apartments.
Apartments range from studios to a spacious three bedroom apartment sleeping from one up to eight people. Each apartment is well appointed and comfortably furnished with fully equipped kitchen and bathroom.
all apartments come with a flat–screen TV (with sky sports), DVD player, safe, iPod docking station, a fully–equipped kitchen, dining area, seating area with sofa, ironing facilities, fan, washing machine, hairdryer, telephone, radio, refrigerator, microwave, electric kettle, kitchenware, oven, toaster and alarm clock.
Daily housekeeping service including weekends. Guests receive starter pack of tea, coffee, milk and sugar. Towel change for a small fee.
Standard Studio: 30 square metres. Sleeps 2 adults.
Large Studio: 35 square metres. Sleeps 5 adults.
Superior One bed apartment: 38 square metres. Sleeps 5 adults.
Standard two bed apartment: 54 square metres. Sleeps 5 adults.
Superior Two bed apartment: 56 square metres. Sleeps 6 adults.
Superior Two bed with two bathrooms: 57 square metres. Sleeps 6 adults.
Three bedroom apartment with two bathrooms: 80 square metres. Sleeps 8 adults.
Other facilities include fax service and a safety box at the reception for your valuables. Enjoy all the facilities and the advantages of a central location for reasonable rates at 51 Kensington Court . Luggage storage available. The building has a lift (except to top floor) and is fully non–smoking.
Other services include a, 24 hour communal laundry room.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: High Street Kensington 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Kensington Olympia 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km). 51 Kensington Court is located in the heart of the royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea, while its location is in a relatively quiet cul–de–sac compared to the hustle and bustle of the surrounding district. Walking distance from Kensington Palace and gardens (246 yards, 224 metres) which was formerly the residence of Diana princess of wales. Today the Diana Memorial Gardens is located alongside the mansion on Kensington gardens (adjoins with Hyde Park). Situated just off from Kensington high street this is one of Londons more fashionable and upmarket locations. It is also a very busy and popular shopping High Street with a full range of shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. Famous names such as Barkers of Kensington are to be found here. One of the worlds most famous music venues, The Royal Albert hall, is less than 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from here. At 246 yards (224 metres) from the apartments Kensington High Street underground is the nearest tube station on the Circle and District. Taxis and buses are in abundance in this area.
Bedroom Numbers: 11
Check-in: 14.00 till 17.00 (2 pm till 5 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 303rd from 866 London hotels, and 120th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the 51 Kensington Court Apartments and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Kensington House Hotel, where prices begin from around £95 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Kensington House Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Of course you might just want to stick with apartments, another option could be the Citadines South Kensington. It's 0.3 miles (0.5 km) (as the crow flys) away with rates from £119 with a satisfaction score of 88% and has: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Gainsborough Hotel. 0.7 miles from the 51 Kensington Court Apartments (1.1 km), has been rated at 66% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £69.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments seems like a possible option. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (51 Kensington Court, W8 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. Consisting of 5 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 32 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 13 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 97%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £127 per night. Starting from £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 80%) and the Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) with top rates of £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £265, Four Star average: £121 and Three Star average: £87.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Milestone Hotel and Apartments top.