Hotel in Detail:The Notting Hill Apartments by BridgeStreet is a grade II listed building. The apartments offer extra services such as 24 hour emergency help, secure entry system, laundry and dry cleaning.
The apartments come with a fully fitted kitchen and kitchenware, microwave, fridge, oven, toaster, hairdryer, music equipment, iron and ironing board, television with freeview digital channels, bathroom, DVD player, desk and wireless internet access.
There is a weekly housekeeping service for guests booking long stays. Most apartments have a washer/dryer but for those that don't guests have use of communal washer/dryers.
Welcome box on arrival which includes some basic grocery supplies.
There is an excellent choice of restaurants in the immediate vicinity many of which offer a take service.
Due to limited reception hours, check–in and keys for the apartment are available for collection only between 14:00 and 17:00 on the arrival day.
Note that there is no lift at the apartments but they do have several apartments on the lower floors.
Apartments are all non–smoking.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km).
The Notting Hill by BridgeStreet Worldwide is located on the North Western edge of central London. This area is known as Notting Hill and is an upmarket area with chic and popular shopping on its main road. Also close by is excellent shopping and other amenities at Kensington, Queensway and at Bayswater. Princes Square itself is a relatively quiet residential square, although is a lesser known cut through for local traffic. This is an extremely popular area for tourist class hotels thanks to its great range of amenities and transport facilities (including bus, taxi and rail links) and so close to the main central areas of London. Bayswater Station which is part of the tube system is only 246 yards (224 metres) from the apartments. The major mainline railway station at Paddington is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) and is the start/end pint for the Heathrow express train service. Nearest landmarks and attractions include Hyde Park 475 yards, (434 metres) Portobello Road Market 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Kensington Palace 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Alexandra Fleming Laboratory 0.8 miles (1.3 km), Serpentine Gallery 0.9 miles (1.4 km) (1.4 km), Linley Sambourne House 0.9 miles (1.4 km) (1.4 km) and the Royal Albert hall 1 mile (1.6 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 38
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm) till 17.30 (5.30 pm)
Check-out: 10 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4 out of 5 by 277 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4 out of 5 from 237 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 204 of 1771 for Specialty Lodging in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 40 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 608th from 865 London hotels, and 258th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.0 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star The Premier Notting Hill, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating. The Premier Notting Hill also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.1 miles from here (0.1 km), has been rated at 74% by past guests and has rates from around £62 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 4 Star Park Grand Lancaster Gate ticks many of the right boxes. The Park Grand Lancaster Gate is only 0.5 miles (0.9 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 87%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (74-76 Princess Square, W2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.7 miles (1.2 km) radius. They include 3 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Of the local hotels the highest rated is Roseate House London (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 £102 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) to a high of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The breakdown by star rating shows the following averages: Five Star average: £167, Four Star average: £137, Three Star average: £70 and Two Star average: £41.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Smart Hyde Park View Hostel top.
History: Formerly called the Princes Square by BridgeStreet Worldwide until 2012. Was called the Somerset Princes square till 2006.