Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 105 yards (96 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.6 miles (5.8 km). Located just on the Western border of central London and a short walk from Earls Court development complex (was exhibition centre) (less than 300 yards) is the Lord Kensington Hotel. Its just 0.6 miles to another major exhibition centre at Olympia. Popular tourist areas such as Kensington High Street (0.5 miles), South Kensington (0.9 miles), Knightsbridge (1.5 miles) and Chelsea (0.9 miles) are nearby. A good selection of Shopping can be found on the Adjacent Earls Court Road and just a little further to the Old Brompton Road. This part of London (Earls Court) has a large concentration of tourist/budget class hotels and though this is reflected in the surroundings of the immediate vicinity the major tourist areas and upmarket shopping of central London start from less than 1 mile from here. The hotel is on a relatively quiet side street while the adjacent Earls Court Road is a busy road used for routing traffic towards Chelsea and the River Thames. Its a good place to hail one of the many London Taxis. The tube station of Earls Court which is walking distance away is on the Piccadilly line which means it goes out to Heathrow Airport (all terminals) without the need for switching trains. Nearest attractions include Leighton house museum (0.6 miles), Linley Sambourne House (0.6 miles), Kensington Palace (0.9 miles), Hyde Park (1 mile), Natural History and Science Museums (1 mile) and the Royal Albert Hall (1 mile).
Hotel in Detail:The Lord Kensington Hotel is a small bed and breakfast hotel on a relatively quite side street.
All of the 23 guest rooms are en-suite with a cable TV, individually controlled heating, desk, direct dial telephone, WiFi, hairdryer, wakeup calls, trouser press and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. An iron and ironing board can be requested.
Room configurations include singles, doubles, twins and rooms that can accommodate up to 4 adults.
The hotel has a breakfast room that can seat up 30 guests at a time. Here a continental breakfast is served which includes fruit juices, tea, coffee, cereals, toasts, jams, pastries and eggs. Open 7:30 am till 9:00 am.
A safe is available at the reception which is manned 24 hours. All floors have lift access. Same day laundry service and luggage storage facility. Wireless internet access in bedrooms and public areas.
Bedroom Numbers: 23 / 6 floors
Check-in: 12.30 pm
Check-out: 10.30 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 73% 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: 710th from 866 London hotels, and 243rd of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.0 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 3 star London Elizabeth Hotel, with rates that start from about £102 and which has a 68% guest satisfaction rating. The London Elizabeth Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Pembridge Palace Hotel. 0.7 miles away (1.2 km), has scored 61% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £40.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star The Westbourne Hyde Park stands out in that regard. The Westbourne Hyde Park is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. The Westbourne Hyde Park has managed a rating of 85%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (38 Trebovir Road, SW5 postcode) that we list cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 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 3 star hotel is Premier Inn Kensington Earls Court at 89%. Overall the best rated hotel are The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
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 £98 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (this hotel) (3 Star, 73%) while the highest base rates are £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 88%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £255, Four Star average: £118, Three Star average: £78 and Two Star average: £62.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Lord Kensington Hotel 32nd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 13th (joint) for the 21 three star hotels in the area. 1st of 50 (1st of 21 three star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 4th of 47 when judging value for money (Montana Hotel was top).
The hotel is above the average 3 star hotel rating for the surrounding area despite being below the average for London.