Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Gloucester Road 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: West Brompton 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.2 miles (6.8 km). The Queens Gate Hotel with its Victorian frontage, is situated in central London close to the tourist areas and on the doorstep of some of the most upmarket areas. A short walk to the North finds Kensington High Street, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Kensington High Street is known for its fashionable shopping mixed with cafes, bars a casino and restaurants. Here you will find Kensington Palace which was the former home of Diana the Princess of Wales. Next to the Palace is Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. These two open space together form a wonderful park where you can easily spend a day admiring the many statues and gardens, view the gallery, take a boat onto the Lake Serpentine (time of year and weather permitting), watch the horses being ridden around the dedicated areas of the park or any of the many activities that take place here. To the South of the Abba Queens Gate hotel is the A4 dual carriageway, this is the main road into and out of central London and gives direct road access out to Heathrow Airport. Just beyond the A4 is the Fulham Road another busy shopping area, and beyond that is the famous Kings Road Chelsea which is is known for setting fashion trends although the shops and amenities to be found there are very varied. Other nearby attractions include the Natural History and Science Museums (0.2 miles), Royal Albert Hall (0.2 miles), Harrods department Store (0.7 miles), Buckingham Palace (1.7 miles), Westminster Abbey (2.2 miles) and the London Eye (Millennium Wheel) (2.7 miles).
Hotel in Detail:This is a boutique style hotel offering quaint and contemporary surroundings with period features. Formerly four 19th century town house residences and now modern hotel accommodation.
The Abba Queens Gate Hotel hotels bedrooms are contemporary in style and most of the rooms have a balcony area. All rooms are en-suite (power shower, bath, hairdryer, heated towel rails) and air-conditioned. In-room facilities include tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen television, personal safe, central heating, desk, wireless internet connection, direct dial telephone, mini bar, English and continental sockets, trouser press and hairdryer.
Standard Twin: 15 m²
Standard Double: 23 m²
Twin Townhouse: 23 m²
Double Townhouse: 23 m²
Triples: 20 m²
Family Room (4 occupants): 25 m²
Daily housekeeping. Lift to all floors. Room service available.
The hotel has its own contemporary style bar and restaurant. Here English snacks and tapas are served during the day as well as wines, beers and Italian coffees.
The daily breakfast buffet includes a freshly baked croissants and pasties, fresh fruits and juices as well as Spanish cuisine.
The Queens Gate hotel front reception is manned 24 hours a day and provides safe and posting facilities. Should you require them there are luggage storage and laundry facilities available. The business traveller will be pleased to know the hotel has a business centre and meeting facilities (2 rooms). A concierge service is also on offer.
If you need to keep in shape you can use the onsite well equipped gymnasium.
Bedroom Numbers: 90 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
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 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 360th from 866 London hotels, and 148th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Hyde Park, whose lowest rates start at about £134 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles from the The Queens Gate Hotel (0.4 km), has been rated at 82% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £96 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. 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 closest hotels from here (31-34 Queens Gate, SW7 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 10 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 31 four star hotels (average rating 81%) and 9 three star hotels (average rating 77%). Top 4 star hotel is Fifty Four Boutique Hotel at 92%. Coming out as the top rated hotels are Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) and also the Egerton House Hotel (5 star) (both joint top with 99%).
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £144 per night. Starting from £49 at Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) and the Montana Hotel (3 Star, 81%) up to £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 90%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £248, Four Star average: £130 and Three Star average: £78.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank The Queens Gate Hotel 27th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 16th (joint) for the 31 four star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 24th of 50 (15th (joint) of 31 four star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 19th of 46 for sheer value for money (Egerton House Hotel was top).
Past Names: Queens Gate Concorde (2006), Ramada Jarvis Kensington (2005)
Background:Changed name from Abba Queens Gate hotel to The Queens Gate Hotel (dropping the Abba name) in January 2014.
Fully refurbished 2010/2010 and lifted its self rating from 3 star to 4 star.