Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 88 yards (80 metres), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.2 miles (6.8 km). There are 4 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). The La Suite West Hotel London, a former Victorian terraced house, is located in Bayswater very close to Hyde Park (less than 300 yards). On Inverness Terrace which is a relatively quiet side street in the otherwise very busy area of Bayswater. This is a central location on the North Western border of central London. This area is very poplar for budget class type hotels which are mostly made up of converted rows of terraced houses. The area lends itself to this type of conversion as most properties are of the older type which are larger than modern houses. The hotel is close to Paddington station (half a mile) which has a direct train service to Heathrow Airport (Heathrow Express), and to excellent shopping and associated amenities at Queensway (less than 100 yards), Notting Hill (0.5 miles) and Kensington (0.8 miles). Just off from Bayswater Road (part of the A40) which almost guarantees a passing black Taxi at most times of the day. Nearest attractions include Portobello Road Antiques Market (0.5 miles), Kensington Palace (former home of Diana Princess of Wales) (0.6 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.8 miles) and the Albert Memorial (0.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:Describes itself as a minimalist boutique hotel. The La Suite West sits by the north western edge of Hyde Park. Interiors of stark temple of black and white, with clean lines and sharp angles along with sculptural forms. A corridor of inky-black marble floor leads to the long white marble reception desk.
Bedrooms follow the black and white theme of the hotel and are furnished with dark, individually crafted, four-poster beds (most rooms) and black rubber chairs. The ensuite facilities include a marble bathroom for each bedroom. Windows feature thick, black, wood shutters for a touch of zen. Wireless internet comes free and all rooms are air conditioned.
Standard amenities for each room include
Molton Brown toiletries, Frette towelling, bathrobes & linen, Rattan flip flops, Refrigerator with mini bar, Tea & coffee facilities, Hairdryer, Laptop safe, blackout curtains, 32" flat screen television, UK, US, European sockets, Air conditioning, Complimentary WiFi, Complimentary newspaper
Onsite the hotel has its very own restaurant with a modern and chic style. With room for 50 guests the restaurant is open all day long, 06.30 till 23.00. There's a choice of full English or Continental breakfast, or a menu of a la Carte options for a lighter start. An all day menu of International flavours can be head at any time be it lunch, brunch or dinner.
Free WiFi can be picked up throughout the hotel. This is a fully no smoking hotel with a 24 hour front reception. The La Suite West has luggage storage facilities and a lift/elevator. Other services include dry cleaning, laundry, fax, copies and a limited room service.
Bedroom Numbers: 80
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 500th from 866 London hotels, and 233rd of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the La Suite West Hotel and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Blakemore Hyde Park Hotel , where prices begin from around £104 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Blakemore Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
As the La Suite West Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Arbor Hyde Park. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.3 miles, 0.4 km) away. Rates start from around £125 and is rated by guests at 85%.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the The Premier Notting Hill. 0.2 miles from here (0.4 km), achieving a rating of 80% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £75 (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 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.7 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (41-51 Inverness Terrace, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 8 two star hotels (average rating 66%). Top rated of the local hotels is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £101 per night. Rates range from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £219, Four Star average: £138, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £44.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank La Suite West Hotel 16th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 13th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 41st of 50 (14th of 21 four star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 30th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 4 star hotels even though its below average overall for 4 star hotels in London.