Hotel in Detail:The Gainsborough Hotel, named after a famous artist, aims to give you the feel of staying at an English country home.
Bedrooms are individually decorated with a rich decor and an elegant style. All bedrooms have private bathrooms. Standard amenities include direct dial telephone with data port, interactive satellite TV, high speed internet access, desk, hairdryer, safe, tea and coffee facilities and central heating. Trouser press can be requested. Additional services include floor butlers.
Single use rooms have a shower (no bath) and a fan. Room: 3.2 x 2.1 m, Bathroom: 2 x 1.2 m
Double for single use room is smaller than normal doubles. Room: 3.7 x 2.1 m, Bathroom: 1.8 x 0.9 m
Standard double/twin has a Victorian style with a shower (no bath).
Double: Room: 4 x 3 m, Bathroom: 1.8 x 1.3 m, Twin: Room: 3.1 x 3.6 m, Bathroom: 1.8 x 2.1 m
Deluxe doubles/twins have air-conditioning and full en-suite facilities.
Double: Room: 3 x 4.1 m, Bathroom: 2.1 x 1.8 m Twin: Room: 3.1 x 3.9 m, Bathroom: 2 x 1.7 m
Triples have air-conditioning with either a bath or a shower. Room: 4 x 3.3 m, Bathroom: 2.8 x 1.3 m
Two Superior Deluxe Rooms:
One has separate living room and bedroom. Has air-conditioning and full en-suite facilities. Room: 3.8 x 3.8 m, Sitting Room: 4.3 x 3 m, Bathroom: 1.5 x 2 m
The other Superior Deluxe room has a queen-size 4-poster bed. Has air-conditioning and full en-suite facilities. Room: 6.5 x 3.6 m,
Bathroom: 2.2 x 2.1 m
Family Room: Consists of 2 rooms within one Unit. 1 Room has a Standard Double Bed and 1 Room has Two single beds. En-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Room 1: 2.4 x 3.8 m, Room 2: 2.6 x 3.4 m, Bathroom: 2.4 x 1.9 m
Onsite are air-conditioned conference/meeting facilities that include High-speed internet access, copy, fax and printing services.
The Gainsborough Hotel has its own bar (Picasso Bar) and lounge with a decor that emulates an eighteenth century style. Breakfast is served in the hotels breakfast room which features wood panelling.
Front reception open 24/7. Hotel has a lift and offers dry cleaning and laundry services and a concierge team. Lugage storage facilities.
No onsite parking. Full non-smoking environment.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: South Kensington 281 yards (256 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.4 miles (7.1 km).
Located in South Kensington a very short walk from south Kensington tube station is the Gainsborough Hotel London. This is a great location within central London just off from the A4 which is the main road access into and out of West London. Across the road from the hotel is three of the capitals most popular museums in the Natural History and Science museums and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Well placed for shopping at South Kensington (0.15 miles), Knightsbridge (0.6 miles) and Kings Road Chelsea (0.6 miles). Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are less than half a mile to the north. Other nearby attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.
Bedroom Numbers: 48 / 5 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 3 out of 5 by 587 past guests
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Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 60% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 826th from 865 London hotels, and 330th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star 54 Queens Gate Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £202 and which has a 92% guest satisfaction rating. The 54 Queens Gate Hotel also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the New Linden Hotel. 1.4 miles from the Gainsborough Hotel (2.3 km), has scored 74% from former guests and has rates from around £62 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like a possible option. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (7-11 Queensberry Place, SW7 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 12 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 29 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 8 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 67%). Top 4 star hotel is 54 Queens Gate Hotel at 92%. Coming out as the top rated hotels are Egerton House Hotel (5 star) and also the Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for 49 of them. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £148 per night. Starting from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 82%) up to £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £246, Four Star average: £127 and Three Star average: £77.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Montana Hotel top.