Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.9 miles (6.3 km). The Collingham Suites and Apartments are located just to the West of Central London. Situated in a relatively quiet side street but a short stroll from Earls Court complex (0.4 miles) and also the bustling and fashionable South Kensington shopping area (0.5 miles). The surrounding vicinity has a good selection of restaurants should you feel like dining out and there's also supermarkets and mini-markets in the local area. This location gives good access to central London and all its attractions. A taxi can easily be hailed on the nearby Old Brompton Road and Cromwell Road. Cromwell Road forms part of the A4 dual carriageway which is the main route by road into and out of London giving direct access to Heathrow Airport which is also on a direct line (Piccadilly Line, journey takes about 35 minutes) from the nearby Earls Court and Gloucester road tube stations. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are just over half a mile to the North. The surrounding area provides restaurants and supermarkets amongst other amenities. Nearest attractions include the Natural History Museum (0.6 miles), Science Museum (0.7 miles), Linley Sambourne House (0.7 miles), Victoria and Albert Museum (0.8 miles), Leighton house museum (0.8 miles), Albert Memorial (0.9 miles) and Olympia Exhibition centre (0.9 miles).
Apartments in Detail:The Collingham Serviced Apartments are formed from two adjoining Victorian townhouses which date back to 1830. Consistently praised by guests for its standard of service and amenities.
Each apartment has a separate reception room with a dining area and a fully equipped modern kitchen with oven/hob, toaster, fridge freezer and microwave oven. The bathrooms have shaver points, hairdryers and attached showers. Other amenities include safe, WiFi internet access, phone, trouser press, DVD player and CD library, iron and ironing board and direct dial telephone with voicemail. Apartments all have a flat screen TV which includes Sky digital channels including sports channels.
Some apartments have a balcony or roof terrace. Configurations consist of one bedroom standard and executive suites along with1/ 2/3 bedroom apartments. Rare for London accommodation the family rooms can accommodate 6 adults in the three bedrooms.
The apartments are serviced every except for Sundays and also not on bank holidays.
The public area shave WiFi (charges apply). Reception is staffed at all times 24 hours. The hotel has a lift serving all floors and runs a concierge service. Hotel has a business area.
Bedroom Numbers: 26
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi can be picked up throughout. Fee is £9 per 24 hours.
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: 184th from 866 London hotels, and 70th 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 The Nadler Kensington, with rates that start from about £107 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Nadler Kensington also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Dreamtel London Kensington. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), has been rated at 67% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £72 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments may be one too look at, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (26-27 Collingham Gardens, SW5 postcode) that we list cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 3 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 74%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 79%). Overall the best rated hotels are The Nadler Kensington (4 star), the Hotel Xenia (4 star) and also The Kensington London (5 star) (all joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £106 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) while the highest base rates are £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 89%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £236, Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £80 and Two Star average: £69.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Collingham Apartments 4th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 25 four star hotels in the area. 36th of 50 (16th of 25 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 8th of 47 when judging value for money (Montana Hotel was top).
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