Hotel in Detail:The Hilton Kensington finished a £3.5 million pound refurbishment in summer 2007.
Standard bedrooms measure 19 sq metres and have a varied decor ranging from contemporary to traditional. Room amenities include duvets, individually controlled air Conditioning, Hair Dryer, Radio, flat screen cable TV with pay movies (most rooms), minibar, trouser press, Tea and Coffee Making Facilities, Desk, Trouser Press and High Speed Internet Access.
The executive rooms give access to the executive lounge (located on the 7th floor, serves breakfast and has private check-in facilities). Most rooms are 19 square metres. The junior suites (come with private check-in facilities on the 7th floor) are 36 square metres with a separate living area.
Room service is 24 hours and offers both Kosher and vegetarian dishes as menu options.
Five rooms are adapted for accessibility which includes walk-in showers and lower than normal beds.
Dining Options: Children must have an adult with them when dining. Kids menus are available.
West Eleven brasserie restaurant: A chic and contemporary environment with chocolate-box mahogany and purple colours serving European cuisine. The decor includes modern works of art covering much of the walls. Open for Breakfast Buffet, Lunch and dinner. Capacity for 150 guests. 06.30 till 22.30.
AM-PM lounge bar: Located in the hotels lobby area. Serves light meals, snacks, drinks and cocktails. The bar has a relaxing feel with comfy leather chairs. Just the place to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea. Open: 06:30 - 01:00. Lounge is accessible 24/7.
For the business traveller the Hilton Kensington hotel has 11 meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 300 guests and business centre open 9.00 till 18.00. The hotel Lobby and meeting rooms feature wireless broadband connection (charges apply). Other onsite facilities including a Living Well Health Club with Gym, Sauna and Steam Room.
The full concierge services at the hotel include help with storing your luggage should the need arise.
The hotel runs an environmentally friendly policy which includes reductions in the amount of water used. For your peace of mind a hotel security team operates 24 hour.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Shepherd"s Bush 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: Shepherds Bush 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3 miles (4.8 km). The Hilton Kensington Hotel is located near the exclusive residential area of Holland Park which it includes a pleasant park of the same name, Holland Park (0.25 miles). Also close by are the areas of Kensington with its famous shopping High street and the now trendy Notting Hill (made famous by the film of the same name). The hotel is on Holland Park Avenue which is part of the A40 Dual Carriageway which gives good links to the west and areas such as Heathrow and Oxford, as well as into central London itself. Nearest major shopping area is Shepherds Bush Green which is also a major highway intersection giving road links to all areas of London. Shepherds Bush is a bustling area with many shops and other amenities although not as upmarket as the areas to the east and south of the hotel. Within 1 mile are two of London's biggest convention centres at Olympia (0.6 miles) and at Earls Court (1.3 miles). Nearby attractions include Leighton House Museum (0.6 miles), Kensington Palace (1.1 miles), the Albert Memorial (1.7 miles), Serpentine Gallery (1.7 miles), Natural History and Science Museums (1.8 miles), Hogarth's House (2.2 miles) and Fulham Palace (2.3 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 602
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
For express check-out just leave credit card details at reception. On the day you leave the invoice details will left under your door.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £35 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Hilton chain your choices nearby include:
Hilton Olympia: is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 71% and rates start from about £93.
Hilton Hyde park: is 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £114.
Hilton Paddington Hotel: 1.8 miles (2.8 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £144.
Hilton Metropole: 2.1 miles (3.3 km), rated at 74% and with rates from around £135.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 72% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 663rd from 866 London hotels, 25th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 287th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London, with rates that start from about £119 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Doubletree By Hilton Tower Of London also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Chamberlain Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), achieving a rating of 91% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £87 (theres free WiFi too).
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star South Place Hotel could be a good choice, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The South Place Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 97%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 postcode) that we list cover a 1.2 miles (2.0 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 3 five star hotels (average rating 92%), 26 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 71%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 72%). Top 4 star hotel is Hotel Xenia at 90%. Overall the best rated hotel is Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £100 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £40 at Pembridge Palace Hotel (3 Star, 60%) while the highest base rates are £332 at Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 Star, 99%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £231, Four Star average: £110, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £61.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Hilton Kensington Hotel 34th of the 50 local hotels and 21st for the 26 four star hotels in the area. 36th of 50 (16th of 26 four star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 42nd of 46 when judging value for money (Ibis Shepherds Bush was top).
History: Meeting rooms refurbished 2014.