Hotel in Detail:The Kingsway Hotel has a classical facade invites guests into a spacious and dramatic foyer with glass and warm textured walls. The exterior of the building is a traditional Georgian style, in keeping with the surrounding architecture.
The guests rooms are tastefully furnished, offering high standards of comfort for the most discerning of guests and all are air-conditioned with King size beds. The bathrooms are equally well appointed providing a power shower and bath along with top branded toiletries. Room facilities include satellite and flat screen TV, high speed internet access, fax and ISDN lines, mini-bar, hairdryer, trouser press, iron, in-room safe, a state of the art message system which includes your own personal telephone number and air conditioning.
Executive rooms are larger with a touch of opulence (32 square metres compared to the standard rooms at 25 square metres.
24-hour room service.
The hotel's Harlequin restaurant has oak timbered floors, softly lit painted wall and offers fine British dining in a relaxing atmosphere. A regularly changing seasonal menu using fresh local ingredients. Extensive wine list.
Open for breakfast buffet, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
The Lounge Bar combines warmth and elegance, with comfortable traditional furnishings in complimentary colours. Relaxed atmosphere with a full range of drinks including cocktails, martini and wines by the glass.
Open: 8.00 till Late (from 9.00 weekends).
Also a feature at the hotel is the onsite ait-conditioned fitness room open 6am till 9pm along with Jacuzzi and steam rooms.
There are 9 function/conference rooms that come with high tech A/V equipment.
The hotel provides Concierge service, Business & Secretarial services, Currency Exchange, same-day laundry and dry cleaning and luggage storage.
Wireless internet access is available in the public areas. Hotel can assist with Safe deposit boxes.
Fresh Fruit available at reception.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Holborn 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London Charing Cross 0.6 miles (1 km), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 2 miles (3.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 6. 1 miles (9.8 km). An amazing 7 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. The Kingsway Hall Hotel London is situated in Covent Garden, a thriving and popular tourist area, famous for its street buskers who can often be found around the Covent Garden piazza. Also found in this location are many well known Theatres including the Royal Opera House. This location is within the very heart of London and by London's west end, while being to the west of the centre it provides quick access to the City of London (financial centre, square mile) via Fleet Street of Holborn
Bedroom Numbers: 170 / 8 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
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: 463rd from 866 London hotels, and 208th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree by Hilton London Kensington, whose lowest rates start at about £115 and which has a 77% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Gainsborough Hotel. 0.0 miles from here (0.1 km), has been rated at 60% by past guests and has rates from around £69.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments seems like it might fit the bill. The One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments is only 0.0 miles (0.0 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (66 Great Queen Street, WC2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 11 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 80%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 45%). Top 4 star hotel is Montague On The Gardens Hotel at 98%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated are Covent Garden Hotel (5 star) and also the Soho Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £147 per night. Rates range from £55 at Lonsdale Hotel Bloomsbury (1 Star, 45%) with top rates of £396 at Savoy Hotel London (5 Star, 91%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £259, Four Star average: £132, Three Star average: £90 and One Star average: £55.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Covent Garden Hotel top.
History: Sold by Bakier Cola to Shivas Hotels for £96 million pounds in October 2014.
The building was built in 1912 and was originally the Kingsway hall Methodist Church. In 1998 the building was purchases by Cola Holdings who turned it into a hotel.