Hotel in Detail:Once the London home of the Aga Khan and still retaining much of its original Victorian townhouse charm is the B'Shan 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 B'Shan Apartment 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 the B'Shan Apartments . Luggage storage available. The building has a lift (except to top floor) and is fully non–smoking. Free WiFi and air-conditioning throught.
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).
B'Shan Apartments are 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 to the B'Shan Apartments on the Circle and District. Taxis and buses are in abundance in this area.
History: Was called the 51 Kensington Court Apartments till 2019.
Bedroom Numbers: 11
Check-in: 14.00 till 17.00 (2 pm till 5 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.5 out of 5 by 504 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.5 out of 5 from 409 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 688 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 95 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 223rd from 865 London hotels, and 83rd of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star Citadines South Kensington, whose lowest rates start at about £149 and which has an 87% guest satisfaction rating. The Citadines South Kensington also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the The Nine Hotel. 0.0 miles from here (0.1 km), has been rated at 69% by past guests and has rates from around £144.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments stands out in that regard. 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 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. Consisting of 6 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 32 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 11 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 67%). Top 4 star hotel is 54 Queens Gate Hotel at 92%. 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.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £127 per night. Starting from £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 82%) 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: £273, Four Star average: £114 and Three Star average: £85.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank B'Shan Apartments 4th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 2nd (joint) for the 32 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 45th of 49 (32nd of 32 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 34th of 42 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Montana Hotel was top).