Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 140 yards (128 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.6 miles (5.8 km). Located in a side street within walking distance from Earls Court development complex (was exhibition centre) is the K+K Hotel George. On the edge of central London on the Western side, the hotel is also a short walk from the Cromwell Road, A4 Dual Carriageway, which is the main road into and out of London giving direct road access to Heathrow Airport. Nearest attractions can be found at Kensington Palace, Natural History and Science Museums and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Shopping and other amenities can be found on Kings Road Chelsea, Brompton Road and Kensington High Street.
Hotel in Detail:Overlooking the lush greenery of its own private garden the K+K Hotel George is an imposing Victorian building. Located in a relatively quiet residential street in the Royal Borough of Kensington. The hotel offers state-of-the-art amenities, elegantly furnished guestrooms with free Internet access via LAN and WiFi.
Rooms are all air-conditioned rooms with minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, direct dial telephone, free Internet access (wired), satellite TV. The K+K uses high grade fabrics and textiles in each room. The beds have a duck down duvet. The en-suite bathrooms are decked out in black granite and come with under floor heating hairdryer and magnifying cosmetic mirror.
Executive bedrooms are larger than standard, have a flat screen TV, sound proofed windows and a welcome fruit basket and bottled mineral water.
Room service operates 06.30 till 22.00.
Onsite the K+K hotel George has a stylish breakfast restaurant where each morning a wide ranging buffet is served. The options includes many regional specialities. Also serves tea, coffee and sparkling wine.
Open: 06.30 till 11.00 (07.00 till 11.30 weekends).
Bar & Bistro: Contemporary Bistro Lounge serving lunch and dinner. Al fresco is possible in the adjoining garden area.
Open: 11.00 till 01.00. Lunch noon till 14.00, dinner 17.30 till 22.30.
One of the great features of this Earls Court hotel is the landscaped garden. With its traditional English style the garden features trees dating back to the Victoria era of the 1800's. A shimmering stone sculpture set in a spiral footpath dominates one section while guests will find a variety of plant life such as Tasmanian Tree Ferns, a Rice-Paper Tree, Passion flowers and the lignified Fuchsia. There are four patio areas. Drinks may be enjoyed in the garden.
There are 4 meeting rooms.
Within the K+K hotels lobby is an internet area are no less than five computer terminals for complimentary guest use. Printer also available. There is also free WiFi in the public areas.
The hotel has its own wellness area where guests can use the sauna and the gymnasium (cardio machines and free weights) free of charge. Massages are available on request (charges apply to this service).
Gym Open: 06.00 till 22.00. Sauna Open: 16.00 till 22.00.
Hotel has a concierge service.
Bedroom Numbers: 154 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £24 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout. Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, and 28th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, whose lowest rates start at about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (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 The Arch Hotel seems like a possible option, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty one hotels around this area (1-15 Templeton Place, SW5 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 23 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 5 two star hotels (average rating 70%). Top rated of the local hotels are The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 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 51 local hotels the average rate is £97 per night. Rates range from £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 73%) and the highest rates top out at £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 88%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £255, Four Star average: £113, Three Star average: £80 and Two Star average: £62.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank K+K Hotel George 3rd (joint) of the 51 local hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 23 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 35th of 50 (11th of 23 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 6th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Montana Hotel was top).
Comment: Refurbished in 2005