Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 264 yards (241 metres), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.1 miles (6.6 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Prince's Square Apartments by BridgeStreet Worldwide is located on the border of central London in an area popular for for budget class hotels. This area is in between Westbourne Grove, Paddington and Bayswater. From Paddington station which is just over half a mile away you can take the direct train service to Heathrow Airport on the the Heathrow Express and Connect services. There are lots of assorted shops and restaurants in the surrounding areas, with popular chic shopping at Notting Hill and the busy Queensway area close by. On Sundays, the stretch along Bayswater Road is transformed into the world famous open-air art show, the Bayswater Road Artists. Within walking distance is Portobello Antiques Market. A short walk to Queensway finds the well known Whiteleys shopping mall.
Other nearbyattractions include Kensington Palace (0.7 miles), Alexandra Fleming Laboratory (0.7 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.92 miles), Linley Sambourne House (0.9 miles) and the Royal Albert Hall (1 mile).
Hotel in Detail:The Princes Square Apartments retains its original splendid Victorian facade.
Hardwood floors easily complement the modern fittings, unifying the contemporary furnishing look and feel to the apartments. Designed with a Contemporary theme apartments are equipped with kitchenette and cooking utensils, microwave, toaster, direct dial Telephone with personalised voice-mail facility, safety deposit box, fridge, ironing facilities, WiFi high speed internet access (charges), satellite television with dvd player and work desk. Bathrooms have bath/shower, heated towel rail, hairdryer and toiletries supplied.
To unwind at the end of a hard day's work, visit the residents lounge.
Onsite facilities include 24-hour emergency service and 24-hour reception. Laundry/Dry Cleaning service and baby sitting services available. Laundry facilities onsite.
Within the apartments is a lift/elevator.
Totally no-smoking in all areas.
Bedroom Numbers: 40 / 6 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 10.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 65% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 791st from 866 London hotels, and 289th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.1 miles, 1.8 km) would be the 3 star YotelAIR Gatwick Airport South Terminal, with base rates beginning from £89 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The YotelAIR Gatwick Airport South Terminal also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel. 1.6 miles away (2.5 km), has scored 89% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £54.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley could be a good choice being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the Princes Square Apartments. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (33-36 Prince's Square, W2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. They include 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 8 two star hotels (average rating 66%). Top 3 star hotel is Phoenix Hotel at 82%. Of the local hotels the highest rated is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: See a breakdown of the average starting (base) rates for the area. Base rates are a rough guide to starting rates as they do not include special offers and deals. The average starting rates for the surrounding area are around £100 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) to a high of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £169, Four Star average: £146, Three Star average: £67 and Two Star average: £44.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Princes Square Apartments 44th of the 50 local hotels and 18th for the 19 three star hotels in the area. The hotel is 27th of 50 (15th (joint) of 19 three star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 45th of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Comment: Formerly The Somerset Kensington Gardens (2006)