Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: Kensington Olympia 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 2.5 miles (4 km). The Novotel London West is situated on the Hammersmith Gyratory system, one of the major road junctions in London. This gives access to the A4 dual carriageway into and out of London, and also to South London by the almost adjacent Hammersmith Bridge. 11 miles and 15 minutes on a clear run by taxi from Heathrow Airport and walking distance to the Olympia Exhibition centre (0.5 miles). West London's other major exhibition centre of Earls Court is just one mile away. This location is on the edge of West London with good transport links by bus, road and train into central London. Close by are many shops and cafes with the popular shopping areas of Kensington (0.5 miles), King Street Hammersmith/Chiswick High Road (0.6 miles) close by. There's actually a shopping centre called the Broadway centre almost adjacent to the hotel that's located within the Hammersmith Gyratory system. These areas also make for a good choice of venues for nightlife with a good selection of restaurants and pubs. Just over 200 yards from the hotel is the unmissable London Ark, a 1990's office block created to look like the famous biblical ark. The building is controversial being an eye sire to many and a work of art to others. It also happens to make a great landmark by which to pin point the hotel. Other local attractions include the Hammersmith Palais nightclub (0.2 miles), The Hammersmith Apollo Theatre (0.2 miles) and Leighton house museum (0.7 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Novotel London West Hotel, the flagship hotel of the Accor Group, is a large modern hotel hotel with contemporary features and facilities. Its location and services make the hotel suitable for both the business traveller and the leisure traveller.
All bedrooms are en-suite facilities (hairdryer, bath and seperate shower), are air-conditioned and have enhanced lighting. In-room facilities include sound proofing, angled bed headboard for easier viewing of TV or reading a book, swivel desk, smoke alarm, in-room safe, minibar, Cable TV with pay movies and video games, radio, blackout curtain, trouser press, iron, direct dial telephone with voicemail, WIFI internet access (charge) and Juda (view port).
The hotel provides a 24 hour room service. Eight rooms have been adapted for accessibility. Some bedrooms have a nespresso coffee machine.
Dining Options:The Lounge Bar : Snack bar (includes sandwiches, snacks, pastries, coffee and tea) with a laid back atmosphere and background piano music. Has its own patio area. Fully licensed bar. Open: 07:00 till 23:00.
Aroma Restaurant: Informal style restaurant. Serves an international buffet style menu. Choose from top quality meats, seafood, breads, fruit and vegetables. Extensive wine list. Deli style buffet selection.
Artisan Grill: AA Rosette holder. More formal style than the Aroma restaurant. Serving a diverse range of quality meats and fish simply cooked and served in modern but elegant surroundings. Each dish a unique and natural flavour.
The Novotel London West hotels meeting facilities are extensive with 35 rooms with the largest being able to accommodate up to a total of 2000 guests conference style.
Additionally the hotel has an un-staffed dedicated business centre/area offering copy, fax, internet access and mobile phone rental.
WIFI internet access can be picked up at various points in the hotel (charge).
Other hotel amenities include a cash machine, concierge services, 24 hour dry cleaning and ironing services, porter and a shoe shine machine. Safety deposit box facilities are available from the reception. Within the hotel is an art gallery and a gift shop that also sells newspapers and toiletries. The hotel can arrange baby sitting services by request. The hotel is wheelchair accessible.
If your feeling energetic you can make use the of the onsite gymnasium or perhaps relax in the massage room which is part of the Cloud 9 beauty salon.
Bedroom Numbers 630
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and charges apply.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Novotel chain take a look at your closest options:
Novotel London Paddington: is 2.6 miles (4.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £127.
Novotel London Brentford: is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 89% and base rates begin at about £82.
Novotel Waterloo: 4.4 miles (7.1 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £108.
Pullman London St Pancras Hotel: 4.7 miles (7.6 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £149.
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) . Novotel Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Novotel hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 452nd from 866 London hotels, 14th of 15 Novotel Hotels, and 207th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.6 miles, 1.0 km) would be the 4 star Hilton Olympia, where rates start from £93 and which has a 71% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Gainsborough Hotel. 1.9 miles away (3.0 km), has been rated at 66% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £69.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star St Paul's Hotel may be one too look at. The St Paul's Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (1 Shortlands, W6 postcode) that we have data for cover a 1.4 miles (2.3 km) radius. The 50 consist of 21 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 23 three star hotels (average rating 74%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 72%). Of these hotels the highest rated are The Nadler Kensington (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £87 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) to a high of £162 at Park City Grand Plaza Kensington Hotel (4 Star, 88%). Rate averages for each star rating: Four Star average: £106, Three Star average: £77 and Two Star average: £62.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors and we rank Novotel London West Hotel 20th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 13th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. Compared to the nearest alternative hotels this hotel is 42nd of 50 (15th of 21 four star hotels.) for base rates. Balancing the hotels rates and user rating we rank the hotel 27th of 46 when judging the balance of price point to user rating (Ibis Shepherds Bush was top).
Comment: In October 2006 the hotel became the first in the UK to be given the ISO14001 environmental accreditation. This was achieved by drawing up a long term plan to reduce the amount of waste it produces and to increase the amount of recycling it carries out. At the time of accreditation the hotel was recycling 20% of all its waste. The hotel also won a totally separate award of the 'Customer Management - National Customer Service Award 2006'.