Hotel in Detail:The Exhibitionist Hotel is a Victorian building first built in 1800 as a row of residential townhouses and now offers boutique accommodation in central London. Is is aid to have originally been used for officials of the Royal family. The name of the hotels is taken from the adjacent road, Exhibition Road.
You can relax in the blend of comfort, culture and contemporary style along with a fusion of colour. A living tribute to the art and artists of Victorian times with more than 50 paintings in the lobby. You will find original works of art, sofa and discreet bar in the lounge along with a Jacobean Revival chimney piece. There are 8 gallery areas within the hotel that show frequently changing works of art.
Bedrooms have a classically modern style.
All guest rooms have 300-count bed linen, soundproofed windows and doors, complimentary sweet and savoury snacks (on arrival) and water and daily newspaper. In-room amenities include direct dial telephone, smart flat screen TV with freeview digital channels, air-conditioning, laptop safe, free WiFi and a wakeup service.
Bathrooms have a wet room, bath tub, bathrobes, hairdryer, slippers and complimentary branded toiletries.
The hotel has two penthouse suites that come with their own roof terrace, and Jacuzzi bath. There are also two Spa suites that have their own plunge pool and aqua TV. All suites come with complimentary chauffeur and Rolls Royce transfers within 1.5 mile radius and butler service (on request).
Deluxe doubles: 15 square metres
Luxury Doubles: 19 square metres
Luxury Doubles with balcony: 25 square metres
Spa Suite: 55 square metres
Penthouse Suite: 75 square metres
The hotel provides 24 hour room service for snacks.
Features all-day dining and a cocktail lounge serving creative drinks.
The laptop user benefits from complimentary WiFi in both the public areas and bedrooms, allowing 24-hour internet access.
There is a boardroom-style meetings room (for up to 40 people) with its own computer and printer; also full visual aid facilities.
There are 2 computers that are available for guest use. Pubic areas are air-conditioned.
Dry Cleaning and Laundry services provided. Hotel has concierge services.
The Exhibitionist Hotel is non-smoking throughout public areas and bedrooms.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: South Kensington 299 yards (273 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.3 miles (6.9 km). The Exhibitionist Hotel London is situated in South Kensington and close to the South Kensington tube station. Just off from the Cromwell Road (A4) which is the main road into and out of West and central London. Good location just a short stroll from the popular and upmarket area of South Kensington where you will find a good variety of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Just over on the opposite side of the Cromwell Road are three major attractions, the Natural History, Science museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Just a little further on is the musical and events venue of the Royal Albert hall. Also within walking distance is the area of Knightsbridge, known for its great shopping and notably the Harrods department store. Hyde Park is just 0.4 miles (0.6 km) to to the north. Other places nearby of note include the Baden Powel House 422 yards, (385 metres) Brompton Oratory 0.4 miles (0.6 km) and the Royal Geographical Society 0.5 miles (0.8 km). Less than a mile from both the Kings Road Chelsea and the fashion boutique mecca of Sloane Stret.
Bedroom Numbers: 34 / 5 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £60 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 433rd from 866 London hotels, and 116th of 131 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 5 star Pelham Hotel, with base rates beginning from £210 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Pelham Hotel also offers: a gym.
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 0.5 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (8-10 Queensberry Place, SW7 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 10 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 31 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 9 three star hotels (average rating 76%). The highest rating in the area goes to Egerton House Hotel (5 star) and also the Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
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 £145 per night. The lowest rates are at £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 80%) and highest base rates of £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £243, Four Star average: £132 and Three Star average: £78.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank The Exhibitionist Hotel 28th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 10th (last) for the 10 five star hotels in the area. The hotel is 16th of 50 (1st of 10 five star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 33rd of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Egerton House Hotel was top).
History: Major renovation during 2014 which took its rating from 4 star to 5 star. Was called the Gallery Hotel till 2014.