Hotel in Detail:This is a modern and contemporary hotel with a stunning exterior and seven story high atrium lobby. Offers a combination of superb facilities with contemporary design creating a relaxing and elegant environment.
Guest rooms at the Marriott London Kensington Hotel feature air-conditioning, WiFi internet access, phones with voice mail and multiple data ports, Iron and ironing board, coffee/tea facilities, free bottled water, mini-fridge, in-room laptop size safe, trouser press, dual voltage adapters, flat screen TV and pay-per-view movies. All bedrooms are en-suite (hairdryer, shower/bath).
Beds are made up with Egyptian cotton linen, duvet and down mattress topper.
Executive, Superior rooms and suites are more spacious, have extra amenities and give access to the Executive lounge (continental breakfast, complimentary beer and wine in the evening, evening canapés ).
There is a daily maid service. Room service is 24 hours. Newspapers on request.
Deluxe doubles have 2 double beds and so are suitable for up to 4 adults.
Onsite dining options:
Atrium Restaurant: Chic and airy, set inside one of Europe's largest roof-hung glass atriums at 7 floors high. The Atrium Restaurant draws inspiration from a classic British steakhouse. Indulge in mouth-watering cuts of steak and chops, as well as quintessential side dishes. Serves fresh, locally sourced ingredients in a welcoming ambiance.
Atrium Bar: The place to unwind, the hotel bar showcases a curated list of wine and craft beer, inventive cocktails and a restaurant menu.
9 meeting rooms provide inventive, flexible, modern and versatile meeting spaces set across two floors. Embracing the latest in mobile technology and connectivity. Barco click share enabled LED screens and integrated sound systems to connect wirelessly. Maximum meeting capacity is 112.
The hotel has an onsite gymnasium extending over 7,000 square feet with free weights and workout machines.
The Marriott Kensington hotels public areas have free WiFi internet access available.
Relax in the hotels lounge area where you will find daily newspapers.
Express check-out is available as is video bill viewing.
This is a fully no smoking hotel.
Other amenities include 24 hour front desk, luggage storage, cash machine, valet dry cleaning, full concierge service and lifts.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.8 miles (6.1 km).
The Marriott Kensington Hotel London is located on the main A4 dual carriageway (but set back), the Cromwell Road, this is the main route into and out of London with a direct link to the M4 motorway and Heathrow Airport. Its busy at all times and is almost opposite the private Cromwell Hospital. This location can be said to be at the gateway into central London. Earls Court development complex (was exhibition centre) is just half a mile to the west. Kensington High Street with a good mix of classic and high brow shopping, bars and cafes is half a mile to the north. Also just to the North East of the Marriott Hotel Kensington is the well known shopping area of Knightsbridge where you will find the Harrods department store. The swanky and chic shopping and amenities of South Kensington is 0.6 miles to the east and the fashionable trend setting Kings Road, Chelsea is just under 1 mile to the south. The areas immediately either side of the this section of the Cromwell Road are residential roads. Nearest cafes and shops are along Earls Court Road some 300 yards to the west and major supermarket stores are close by (Tesco's, Sainsbury's). Nearest places of interest to the Marriott Kensington include Doctor Who Tardis 404 yards (369 metres), Linley Sambourne House 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Hyde Park 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Natural History Museum 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Commonwealth Institute 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Kensington Palace 0.6 miles (1.0 km) and the Science Museum 0.7 miles (1.1 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 216 / 7 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 2259 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 320 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 457 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 1939 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £35 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Marriott chain your nearest options are:
Park Tower Knightsbridge: is 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £329.
Grosvenor House (A JW Marriott Hotel): is 1.8 miles (3.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £341.
Marriott Grand Residences Mayfair: 1.9 miles (3.0 km), rated at 90% and with rates from around £739.
Marriott Park Lane Hotel: 1.9 miles (3.0 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £424.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Marriott Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Marriott hotels.
Below average for a Marriott hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 500th from 865 London hotels, 18th of 22 Marriott Hotels, and 233rd of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Park Grand Kensington, whose lowest rates start at about £106 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Park Grand Kensington also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Dreamtel London Kensington. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has been rated at 67% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments may be one too look at. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments is only 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (147 Cromwell Road, SW5 postcode) that we list cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 27 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Overall the best rated hotel are Hotel Xenia (4 star), The Resident Kensington (4 star) and also the Collingham Apartments (4 star) (all 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.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £101 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) 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: £114, Three Star average: £82 and Two Star average: £54.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Marriott London Kensington 19th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 16th (joint) for the 27 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 34th of 49 (15th (joint) of 27 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 25th of 42 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Montana Hotel was top).
History:£1.3 million pound refurbishment in 2014 saw a major overhaul the events and meetings spaces. Extensive refurbishment 2012.
After Marriott took over the hotel from Swallow Hotels in early 2000 the hotel was totally gutted and reconstructed. Had been called the Swallow International Hotel until then.