Hotel in Detail:The Westbourne Hyde Park consists of eight 19th century Victorian-style houses that have been converted into one hotel building. Opened in the 1970's and has been family run for 3 generations.
Bedrooms are either studios or suites.
Bedrooms have a contemporary design and come with a Hypnos mattress, 40-inch smart flat screen TV, mobile charger, ironing board and iron, a working desk area, safe, air-conditioning, telephone and alarm clock. All rooms come with a mini-kitchen which has Vileroy & Boch crockery and cutlery, Nespresso machine, fridge, electric hob and microwave.
The bathroom has a rainfall shower, hairdryer, bathrobe, slippers and top brand toiletries.
Free WiFi is available in all rooms.
Studios do not have full lounge facilities.
Suites have a separate lounge area with easy chairs, dining area/breakfast bar. They also allow up to three adults to stay.
All rooms average 269 square feet (25 square meters).
The Westbourne Hyde Park apartments are serviced daily.
There is bar and lounge area for guests to relax and enjoy a drink.
A meeting Room, ideal for interviews, training courses or small conferences seating up to 14 persons can be hired for a part, half or full day to meet your requirements. Fax facilities are also available.
24 hour reception with free newspapers for guest use. Safety deposit boxes available. Lounge area by reception with sofas and television. The Westbourne Hyde Park has a lift. Concierge service. Other services include luggage storage, fax/photocopy and dry cleaning.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Lancaster Gate 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). 5 tube (underground) stations within a half mile circle (0.8 km) , makes this a great choice for transport links. In a central London location very close to Paddington Station is the Royal Court Apartments London. Paddington Station is home to Heathrow Express train service. Paddington is a popular area for budget hotels thanks to having good transport links via bus, taxi and tube into the rest of London. This particular district is known as Lancaster Gate and sits opposite Hyde Park, large and popular park with many activities and much to see and do. Excellent shopping nearby at Queensway, Notting Hill and Marble Arch (Edgware Road/Oxford Street). Nearby places of interest include Alexandra Fleming Laboratory (0.3 miles), Serpentine gallery (0.6 miles), Church Street market (0.7 miles), Albert memorial (0.7 miles), Kensington Palace (0.8 miles), Royal Albert Hall (0.8 miles) and Speakers Corner (0.8 miles).
History: Was called the Royal Court Apartments until complete refurbishment ending in 2016. The change saw the apartments converted to hotel rooms (still with kitchen facilities) and the the number of rooms went from 76 to 96. The Westbourne Hyde Park became a 4 star hotel having been rated 3 stars as the Royal Court Apartments.
Bedroom Numbers: 96 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 85% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 303rd from 866 London hotels, and 120th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (1.5 miles, 2.4 km) would be the 4 star Sandman Signature Gatwick , with rates that start from about £72 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating. The Sandman Signature Gatwick also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Corner House Hotel - Horley, Surrey. 2.2 miles from here (3.5 km), has been rated at 83% by past guests and has rates from around £45 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like a possible option being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the The Westbourne Hyde Park. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty one hotels that are closest to this location (51 Gloucester Terrace, W2 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.4 miles (0.6 km) radius. They are made up of 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 17 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top rated of the local hotels is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £97 per night. From a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £147, Three Star average: £77, Two Star average: £45 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked The Westbourne Hyde Park 8th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 5th (joint) for the 17 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 46th of 50 (14th of 17 four star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 17th of 46 for pure value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).