Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 299 yards (273 metres), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.4 miles (7.1 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Henry Viii Hotel London is located just a short walk from Hyde Park which is actually at the end of Leinster Gardens. Converted from a row of Victorian houses its situated in Bayswater, a very popular area for budget class hotels. Close by is a large shopping area at Queensway which includes a covered centre called Whitley's, this merges with the famous Notting Hill area which in turn merges with Kensington. All these areas are full of popular shops, bars and cafes. To the other direct (East) is Marble Arch, home to Speakers Corner which is a free-for-all debating platform on Sunday Mornings. This also marks the start of both Oxford Street and Edgware Road. Oxford Street is one of the most popular shopping streets for tourists while Edgware Road is home to many middle eastern bars and restaurants. Nearest attractions include Kensington Palace (former home of Diana Princess of Wales), Albert Memorial, Portobello Road Antiques Market and the Serpentine Gallery.
Hotel in Detail:
HotelA Victorian Building that has been restored is the Henry VIII hotel.
All rooms have full en suite private bathroom facilities. In-room amenities include including complimentary WiFi, TV, direct dial telephone, Fan, Trouser Press, Tea/Coffee Maker, Safety Deposit Box, Wake Up Service/Alarm Clock, Work Desk and Hairdryer.
Limited hours room service. Lift within premises.
The rooms on the first two floors boast high ceilings and small balconies.
Enjoy breakfast in the dedicated restaurant with its art deco style.
Henry's Bar offers an extensive selection of drinks, cocktails and nightcaps. Open 7 till 11pm.
Another feature of the Hotel Henry VIII is its heated indoor swimming pool, spa and sauna.
Hotel has 2 function/meeting rooms that can accommodate 80 guests.
24 hour front desk. Concierge, currency exchange, luggage storage dry-cleaning and laundry services. Hotel WiFi internet access. Public areas are air-conditioned.
An all no-smoking hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 105 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 65% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 785th from 866 London hotels, and 281st of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Lancaster Gate Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the So Paddington Hotel. 0.3 miles from the Henry Viii Hotel (0.4 km), has been rated at 55% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £59.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel could be a good choice. 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 50 hotels nearest to this location (19 Leinster Gardens, W2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They include 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 8 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Top 3 star hotel is Phoenix Hotel at 82%. Of the local hotels the highest rated is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £102 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) to a high of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £145, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £44.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Henry Viii Hotel 43rd of the 50 local hotels and 16th for the 19 three star hotels in the area. For base rates the hotel ranks 18th of 50 (9th of 19 three star hotels.). Taking into consideration both rates and guest ratings we rank this hotel 38th of 47 of the local hotels in terms of value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Comment: Refurbishment 2010/2011.