Number Sixteen Hotel
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Number Sixteen Hotel

Hotel Rating: 4 Star Boutique √ Free WiFi √ 2 Bed Apartments √ Air-Conditioning √ Non-smoking √
Achieved a score of 91% from 992 reviews
Rates from £174 per room
16 Sumner Place, London, England, UK, SW7 3EG
A Firmdale Hotel

Hotel Vicinity:

Nearest: Tube Station: South Kensington 158 yards (144 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.4 miles (7.1 km). The Number Sixteen Hotel London, part of a mid Victorian white stucco terrace, is centrally located slightly West of centre in the fashionable and popular South Kensington district. Close to a host of popular shopping areas at Knightsbridge, Kings Road Chelsea, Fulham Road and Kensington. A very short walk from South Kensington Tube station and in an area where you will always find a Black Taxi. South Kensington Tube station has a train service to Heathrow Airport. Nearest attractions include the Albert Memorial, Westminster Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Natural History and science Museums, Victoria and Albert Museum, national Army Museum and Serpentine Gallery. Also close are two exhibition centres at Earls Court and Olympia.

Hotel in Detail:

Originally one of London's first boutique hotels dating back to the 1980's. Don't expect a huge glowing neon sigh saying hotel. Very simply the hotel has the number 16 outside to maintain the feel that this is a private mansion home. This hip hotel has features such as wallpaper from top name 'Paul Smith'. In the foyer you will find contemporary pieces of art and innovative lighting.
The bedrooms at the Number Sixteen are individually designed designed in a fresh, modern English style, each with views over the private gardens or Sumner Place. They are also all air-conditioned. Room amenities en-suite facilities (deep tub), include a mini bar, flat screen TV, safe, two line telephone with voice mail, modem point, WIFI high speed internet access, safe, mini-bar, Tivoli radio, DVD player and writing desk. Each room has a granite and oak bathroom.
Garden bedrooms have their won courtyard with garden entrance.
Singles: 8 sq mtrs / 86 sq ft
Queen Room: 10 sq mtrs/108 sq ft
Superior Double: 12 sq mtrs/ 129 sq ft
Luxury Double: 18 sq mtrs/ 194 sq ft
Deluxe Double/Twin: 21 sq mtrs/ 226 sq ft
King: 21 sq mtrs/ 226 sq ft

Room service (limited) is 24 hours. Beds feature Frette bed linen.

The Number Sixteen Hotel features two drawing rooms on the ground floor decorated with original British art. One drawing room is quirky with its mix of modern art and furniture while the other is the library, has a warmer ambience and a fully stocked honour bar for the use of in-house guests.
The drawing rooms lead onto a splendid conservatory with its own section of garden and furnished with ethnic art.
The Conservatory provides room for up to 16 guests for a boardroom-style meeting.
Afternoon tea can be taken in either the drawing rooms, conservatory or garden.
While the hotel does not have a dedicated restaurant its 24 hour room service can be served in ground floor library, drawing room or conservatory and garden.

Valet and concierge services are provided. The Number Sixteen hotels tree filled private garden with a goldfish pond and conservatory is an award winner with access for hotel guests only. In the Garden courtyard guests can enjoy breakfast or an evening drink (weather permitting)
The reception staff, bellboy and concierge are very friendly but the small hotel's greatest asset is the garden courtyard, where guests gather for breakfast at outdoor tables surrounding the goldfish pond or to enjoy the evening air with a bottle of wine.
The Conservatory provides room for up to 16 guests for a boardroom-style meeting.
Reception carries a DVD library.
The Number Sixteen Hotel is bed and breakfast only.
Bedroom Numbers: 42 / 4 Floors (3 up, 1 down)
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am


Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.


Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chain
If your not looking for anything except the Firmdale chain nearby from this brand are:
Knightsbridge Hotel: is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 91% and rates start from about £246.
Dorset Square Hotel: is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 91% and base rates begin at about £180.
Ham Yard Hotel: 2.2 miles (3.5 km), rated at 92% and with rates from around £360.
Haymarket Hotel: 2.2 miles (3.5 km), rated at 99% and with rates from around £294.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 91% 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. Firmdale Hotels across the chain average 93% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Firmdale hotels.
Below average for a Firmdale 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: 126th from 866 London hotels, 6th of 8 Firmdale Hotels, and 54th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 4 star One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments, whose lowest rates start at about £315 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The One Thirty Queens Gate London Apartments also offers: free WiFi.
As the Number Sixteen Hotel is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Rydges Kensington London. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) away. Rates start from around £102 and is rated by guests at 80%.
For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Gainsborough Hotel. 0.0 miles away (0.1 km), has been rated at 60% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £69.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like a possible option. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.

Local hotels analysed:

The fifty closest hotels from here (16 Sumner Place, SW7 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The 50 consist of 11 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 30 four star hotels (average rating 82%) and 9 three star hotels (average rating 76%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 92%. Of these hotels the highest rated is Egerton House Hotel (5 star) at 99%.
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 £143 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 83%) to a high of £328 at Egerton House Hotel (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £222, Four Star average: £134 and Three Star average: £78.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Number Sixteen Hotel 3rd (joint) of 50 area hotels and 2nd for the 30 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 43rd of 50 (28th of 30 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 26th of 47 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
Hotel Awards:
Good Hotel Guide: London Hotel of the Year 2011
Conference Room
Front Desk
Meeting Room
Non-smoking Rooms
Fax (For Guests)
Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
Concierge Services
Front Desk (24 Hour)
Smoke Alarm in Rooms
Photocopy Service
Meeting Facilities
Doctor On Call
Hair Dryer
Wake-up Service
Television (Cable/Satellite)
Telephone (Voicemail)
Radio/Alarm Clock
Daily Maid Service
Safe (In Room)

Number Sixteen Hotel Locality Information

Districts Close by:

South Kensington, Fulham, Chelsea, Kensington, Knightsbridge

Nearest Major Airports:

Heathrow Airport (12 miles, 19 km), Gatwick Airport (24 miles, 38 km), Luton Airport (28 miles, 45 km), Stansted Airport (33 miles, 54 km), London City Airport (10 miles, 16 km)

Nearest Tube Stops:

Gloucester Road (0.1 miles, 0.2 km), South Kensington (0.1 miles, 0.2 km), Earls Court (0.8 miles, 1.3 km), Sloane Square (0.8 miles, 1.3 km)

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