Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Ravenscourt Park 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: Kensington Olympia 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 2 miles (3.2 km). Situated on the north side of King Street, in Hammersmith West London, is the Holiday Inn Express Hammersmith. The hotel is constructed on a site that was originally home to Fullers Brewery and the design of the building has incorporated retaining the original distinctive facade of the Fullers Building. This location is on the very edge of central London some 4.4 miles from the centre. Hammersmith is a very busy and bustling area and King Street is one of the main shopping areas with a large range of shops, restaurants and bars. The road runs parallel with the A4 dual carriageway which is the main route into and out of West London. Its also gives direct access to Heathrow airport, the M4 and M25 motorways. A clear run to the airport can take just 20 minutes . While the area may not be noted for tourist attractions it does have two very popular amenities. The Hammersmith Apollo theatre venue for concerts and the Hammersmith Palais on Shepherds Bush Road which is a thriving nightclub. Perhaps the most notable landmark is the Hammersmith London Ark, an imaginatively shaped office block that dominates the view around the flyover by the gyratory system. Transport links are good for all forms of transport, buses, taxis and train. Local attractions include Hogarths house (1 mile), Leighton house museum (1.2 miles), Chiswick House (1.2 miles) and Linley Sambourne House (1.6 miles). The hotel is also well located for two of the capitals largest exhibition centres at Olympia (1 mile) and Earls Court (1.6 miles).
Hotel in Detail:A contemporary and stylish hotel offering refreshing simplicity. The Express Hammersmith is just a 7-10 minute walk to Ravenscourt Park tube station (Circle line) giving links into central London.
All bedrooms are equipped with en-suite facilities (with power shower), hairdryer, individually controlled air-conditioning, separate hanging closet, windows that open, power shower, high speed internet access (WiFi), direct dial telephones, modem points at work stations and satellite television with pay-per-view movies and internet browser.
Seven of the bedrooms have been adapted for accessibility but are subject to availability. A maid service is operated daily.
The 'great room' on the ground floor is the hotels breakfast room where a continental breakfast is served each morning (buffet of cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, fruit juices, hot drinks and pastries and breads). There is also a separate area with vending machines in the reception allowing for drinks and snacks 24 hours.
The hotel has a fully licdnsed bar and a lounge area with big screen TVs.
The hotels 'Meet Smart centre' offers 4 meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 40 delegates. These rooms befit from natural daylight and blackout facilities. Services provided include internet and email access, 35mm Slide Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
The reception is open 24 hours and provides safety deposit box facilities. Other services include dry cleaning and laundry, foreign currency exchange, fax and copying. A computer with internet and email access is available and the public areas have a WIFI connection (charge). The hotels public areas have the comfort of air-conditioning.
Bedroom Numbers135 / 4 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
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 Holiday Inn Express chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Holiday Inn Express Earl's Court: is 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £88.
Holiday Inn Express Park Royal: is 2.4 miles (3.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £60.
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth: 2.8 miles (4.5 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £72.
Holiday Inn Express Victoria: 4.1 miles (6.6 km), rated at 72% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is one of the better rated Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 290th from 866 London hotels, 2nd of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 73rd of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £85 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating. The Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the So Paddington Hotel. 0.3 miles from here (0.4 km), has been rated at 55% by past guests and has rates from around £59.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (124 King Street, W6 postcode) which we list extend for a 1.9 miles (3.0 km) radius. They are made up of 21 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 23 three star hotels (average rating 74%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 72%). Top 3 star hotels are Premier Inn Kensington Olympia and the Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court (both 89%). Top rated of the local hotels are The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £89 per night. From a low of £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £195 at The Portobello Hotel (4 Star, 84%). The following are the averages for each star level: Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £62.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Holiday Inn Express Hammersmith 13th of 50 area hotels and 3rd for the 23 three star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 33rd of 50 (20th of 23 three star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 37th of 46 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Ibis Shepherds Bush was top).