Hotel in Detail:With the ornate architecture associated with an English country house, the Rembrandt hotel is an Edwardian building offering classic accommodation in a prime location.
No matter what type of bedroom you opt for you will receive a smartphone for use during your stay that comes with free unlimited 3g data and free local and UK phone calls (also free calls to USA, India, Saudi Arabia, China and United Arab Emirates). You are free to use the phone outside the hotel, just make sure you leave it in your room at the end of your stay.
Room amenities include en-suite facilities, air-conditioning, complimentary free wireless internet access, Hairdryer, desk, trouser press, tea/Coffee maker, fridge, interactive TV and PPV Movies, Radio, safe, ironing centre, minibar and direct dial Telephone. Beds have a duvet. The TV can be used with a supplied keyboard to access the internet.
Some rooms have a Jacuzzi. Most rooms have both US and Epower U sockets.
Executive rooms are larger than the classic rooms and a more comfy seating area. Club rooms are larger than Executive rooms and have a sofa bed.
Grand rooms are the largest rooms and come with a stocked minibar, mineral water and fruit. Bathrooms have upgraded toiletries, Bathrobes and slippers.
Room service is 24 hours. Lifts service to each floor. Interconnecting rooms can be requested. Some bedrooms have a walk-in shower and some have a spa bath.
Dining Options:1606 Lounge Bar: Original wood panelling, columns and ornate for a traditional, complete with sofas and moody lighting. Range of drinks where sophistication is the key word. Serves morning coffee, light meals and Afternoon tea (14.30 till 18.30). Champagnes in the evening. Open from 10.00 till midnight. The bar has a real fireplace that is lit during winter. There are also large screen TVs to keep up with events. Afternoon tea is served in the Lounge bar and conservatory. Options include Champagne High Tea, Traditional Afternoon tea and Cream, tea.
Palette Restaurant: Fine dining. Full English and Continental breakfast is served Breakfast is 07.00 till 10.00 weekdays (weekends 07.30 till 11.00).
Open for lunch from 12.30 to 14.30. Dinner is served either in the Conservatory or Palette Restaurant between 17.30 and 22.00. Serves a range of freshly made seasonal British and international dishes. traditional roast lunch served every Sunday and several days during the week. The range of options include slow braised shank of English lamb, Thai-spiced sea bass with pak choi and sweet chilli, summer risotto of asparagus, lemon and mint. Extensive wine list. Vegetarian options and special dietary requests can be catered for.
Public areas are fully air conditioned and there are 6 meeting rooms for up to 200 guests including 6 conference and syndicate rooms. A Business desk with printer and Broadband Internet access is also available. WIFI is available in all public areas (free). Two workstations can be found in the lobby (charges apply).
Next door to the Rembrandt is the Roman Style Aquilla Health Club with its own entrance by the reception. Rembrandt Hotel guests have concessionary rates. The facilities include Aerobics, Fully Equipped Gym, Pilates, Indoor Pool, Circuit Training, Sauna, Solarium, Exercise Room, beauty treatments, Yoga, Steam Room, Personalized Fitness Program and Jacuzzi.
The Rembrandt hotel is totally no-smoking and offers free WiFi in all areas of the hotel.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: South Kensington 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Victoria 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.7 miles (7.6 km). The Rembrandt Hotel London is located right in the heart of London. Actually straddling the border between South Kensington and Knightsbridge, two of London's more upmarket and exclusive areas both in terms of amenities and to live. Perhaps best known locally for its fashion boutiques and internationally for the famous Harrods department store. The surrounding area provides many places of interest with the likes of the Victoria and Albert Museum (0.1 miles), Brompton Oratory (0.1 miles), Science Museum (0.1 mile) and Natural History Museum (0.2 miles) all within strolling distance of the Rembrandt Hotel. Less than half a mile to the north you will find Hyde Park. A large area of open space with a central lake (Serpentine) where you can hire boats in summer. There's also a gallery within the park along with a number of famous sculptures and statues and areas of landscaped gardens. For some fine nightlife try the Kings Road Chelsea half a mile to the south or travel into the heart of the West End, just over a mile and a half to the east around Piccadilly Circus. The nearby Gloucester Road tube station provides a link to Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. 1.3 miles to the east is the major attraction of Buckingham Palace, home to the British Monarchy and surrounded by Green park and St James's Park.
Bedroom Numbers: 194 / 6 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 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore although the hotel is above average for London as a whole this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 404th from 866 London hotels, and 176th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with rates that start from about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), achieving a rating of 75% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel ticks many of the right boxes. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (11 Thurloe Place, SW7 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. Consisting of 21 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 25 four star hotels (average rating 81%) and 4 three star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 92%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Egerton House Hotel (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £203 per night. Starting from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 81%) with top rates of £752 at Bulgari Hotel London (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £289, Four Star average: £144 and Three Star average: £73.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked Rembrandt Hotel 36th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 15th (joint) for the 25 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 24th of 49 (18th of 25 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 36th of 46 for pure value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
Above the average 3 star hotel rating for the surrounding area despite being below the average for London.