Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 228 yards (208 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.7 miles (6 km). The Ibis Styles London Kensington Hotel is located on the Western edge of central London. Transport links are good with the A4 and Earls Court Station being close by. The A4 Cromwell Road is the main road into and out of London giving direct access to Heathrow Airport and out to the west of England. Just 0.3 miles from the Earls Court development and 0.8 miles to Olympia Exhibition centre. There is a good selection of shops and bars on the adjacent Earls Court Road. Within 0.8 miles is the very popular and fashionable shopping of Kings Road, Chelsea. Other nearby attractions include Natural History and Science Museums (0.7 miles), Kensington Palace (0.7 miles), Hyde Park (0.8 miles), Serpentine Gallery (1.2 miles), Harrods Department Store (1.3 miles) and Buckingham Palace (2.3 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Once a row of 19th century town houses that have been converted into a 100 room hotel. The contemporary styled lobby has a baby grand piano and chandelier.
All bedrooms are en-suite and decorated in a classic style. Amenities include cable television with pay movies, direct-dial telephone, wake up call, direct dial phone and voice mail, modem point, Hairdryer and Tea/Coffee maker. Rooms are also equipped with a fan and central heating. Ironing facilities can be requested. Interconnecting rooms available.
All floors have lift access.
Onsite is the Earls Restaurant with a capacity for up to 50 guests. The menu is a la carte with international and English dishes and also serves beers and wines. The bar is open to residents only and Bar meals are served throughout the week.
Continental breakfast served 7.30 till 9.30 (8.00 till 10.00 Sundays and public holidays).
The bar and dining area are furnished with antique features such as400-year-old ship beams, church pews made into bar seats and tables, and a stained-glass window on the ceiling.
Bar open till 01.00.
The Ibis Styles London Kensington hotel offers a 24 hour reception alongside the residents lounge.
Wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Conference/banqueting room onsite that is licensed for weddings and comes with natural lighting, sound proofing, climate control and WiFi.
This is an all no-smoking hotel and offers luggage storage facilities.
Bedroom Numbers: 100
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the Ibis Styles chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
ibis Styles London Gloucester Road: is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 71% and rates start from about £84.
Ibis Styles Southwark Borough Market: is 4.3 miles (6.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £95.
Ibis Styles London Ealing: 5.3 miles (8.5 km), rated at % and with rates from around £52.
Ibis Styles London Croydon Hotel: 7.9 miles (12.7 km), rated at 71% and with rates from around £37.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 74% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Ibis Styles Hotels across the chain average 75% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Ibis Styles hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 664th from 866 London hotels, 8th of 8 Ibis Styles Hotels, and 218th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Burns Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £107 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Burns Hotel also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Amsterdam Hotel And Apartments. 0.1 miles from here (0.1 km), has been rated at 66% by past guests and has rates from around £67 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Hotel Indigo London Kensington could be a good choice. The Hotel Indigo London Kensington is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (15-25 Hogarth Road, SW5 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 74%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court and the Premier Inn Kensington Olympia (both 89%). The highest rating in the area goes to The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
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. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £101 per night. The lowest rates are at £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) and highest base rates of £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 89%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £255, Four Star average: £120, Three Star average: £77 and Two Star average: £62.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank ibis Styles London Kensington 33rd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 10th for the 18 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 15th of 50 (8th (joint) of 18 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 28th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Montana Hotel was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 3 star hotels even though its below average overall for 3 star hotels in London.
Parking: Not onsite.
Comment: was called The Enterprise Hotel until 2014.
Owned by Woodley Hotels