Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Gloucester Road 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.1 miles (6.6 km). The Citadines South Kensington is a modern furnished Apartment-Hotel just 500 yards walk from Hyde Park. The apartments are on the South side of the park and close to the spectacular Albert memorial which is opposite the Royal Albert Hall. The Citadines is situated at the top (north) of Gloucester Road just a short walk from the fashionable Kensington High Street Shopping area. Nearby on Cromwell Road are the Natural History and Science Museums and the Albert and Victoria museum. The world famous Harrods department store is less than a mile in Knightsbridge along with a huge range of upmarket shops, restaurants and bars. Perhaps two of the best known attractions are Buckingham Place which is 1.8 miles from here and the London Eye which is 2.8 miles just on the South side of Westminster Bridge. Being so close to the Cromwell Road makes for excellent transport links. This is the A4 dual carriageway which is the main road into and out of West London and giving direct access to Heathrow Airport.
Apartments in Detail:The Citadines South Kensington apartments offer a good value with the combination of excellent location.
Room configurations include 62 studios for two occupants and 30 one bedroom apartments for up to 4 occupants.
The one-bedroom apartments are duplex with galleried bedrooms open to the lounge.
The studios feature a double or twin beds while the apartments feature sofa or pullout beds in the lounge area and one double or two single beds in the bedroom. Beds have a duvet.
In-room amenities include Alarm clock, Bathtub/ Shower (towels and toiletries supplied), Refrigerator, direct dial Telephone, separate kitchen with microwave, grill oven, dishwasher (one bed apartments only), toaster, toilet (this is a separate room in some apartments), hairdryer, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, voice message service, individual safe deposit box, free high speed internet access, satellite flat screen TV and Hi-Fi system. Welcome tray of tea and coffee provided.
There is a daily light housekeeping service with a full housekeeping service twice weekly.
The Citadines Prestige South Kensington apartments have a 24-hour reception and lounge area. There is a room for luggage provided and services offered include Message, fax and mail services as well as shoe shine. Public areas are air-conditioned.
There is an independent pub and restaurant on the ground floor (serves breakfast).
Bedroom Numbers: 92 / 6 Floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Public parking is available on site and charges apply.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Citadines chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Citadines Trafalgar Square: is 2.6 miles (4.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £143.
Citadines Holborn Covent Garden: is 3.1 miles (5.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £119.
Citadines Barbican Apartments: 4.0 miles (6.5 km), rated at 86% and with rates from around £107.
Citadines St Marks Islington: 4.3 miles (6.8 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £120.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 83% 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. Citadines Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Citadines hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 350th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 5 Citadines Hotels, and 148th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star The Queens Gate Hotel, with base rates beginning from £119 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.
Of course you might just want to stick with apartments, another option could be the Fraser Suites Queens Gate. It's 0.2 miles (0.4 km) (as the crow flys) away with rates from £198 with a satisfaction score of 82%.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Grange Strathmore Hotel. 0.2 miles from here (0.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 76% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £74.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Baglioni Hotel stands out in that regard. The Baglioni Hotel is only 0.2 miles (0.4 km) away. The Baglioni Hotel is one of the top rated London hotels with a 91% guest satisfaction rating.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (35A Gloucester Rd, SW7 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. They include 8 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 33 four star hotels (average rating 81%) and 9 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 97%. Of the local hotels the highest rated is Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £135 per night. They range from a low of £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 80%) and the Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) to a high of £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £237, Four Star average: £126 and Three Star average: £78.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Citadines South Kensington 14th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th (joint) for the 33 four star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 26th of 50 (17th (joint) of 33 four star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 6th of 46 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Milestone Hotel and Apartments was top).
Parking: available (charge)