THE UMI HOTEL LONDON CLOSED IN SUMMER 2014 TO BE CONVERTED INTO RESIDENTIAL APARTMENTS. DETAILS BELOW ARE FOR HISTORICAL INTEREST ONLY AND ARE FROM WHEN THE HOTEL CLOSED.
Hotel in Detail:With its Asian influences the Umi Hotel features a bright and funky lobby as you enter.
Each room at the Umi Hotel has private bathroom amenities. In-Room facilities include high speed internet access (wired), Alarm Clock Radio, Coffee/Tea maker, Complimentary Coffee, Desk, Direct Dial Telephone with voicemail, Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board (on request) and digital TV. For a small extra charge you can have a safe suitable for a laptop in your room. Bedroom configurations include twins, doubles, singles and family rooms. Unusually for a standard hotel there are a limited number of dormitory style rooms (shared) offering reduced prices over the standard rooms.
Hotel has room service.
Dining Options:The 1356 restaurant (the date Notting Hill was first recognised as a settlement in its own right) is open in the evenings serving British cuisine along with cocktails and in-house entertainment. The menu includes grilled meats and ethically sourced seafood and all dishes use British ingredients as much as possible. Large plasma screen shows major sports events. The restaurant features funky in house entertainment.
The Yumi Coffee Shop is open between 07.00 and 01.00 each day. This is where breakfast (range of options including yoghurts, fresh fruit and pastries) is served along with snacks and drinks (soft beverages and alcoholic drinks) throughout the day and evening. Vegetarian options. There are also internet terminals available (fee). The coffee shop has a vibrant and metropolitan feel.
Small boardroom available for private meetings/conferences and conference facilities (the restaurant area is used) for up to 100 guests available in the day time.
WiFi internet connection available in the public areas (fee applies) of the Umi Hotel.
Luggage storage facilities and a concierge service offered. There is a small treatment room and massages cna be arrnged either here or in your room.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.1 miles (6.6 km). There are 6 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km).
The Umi Hotel London is located just off of Westbourne Grove and close to Paddington Station. Walking distance from Hyde Park one of London's most beautiful and popular parks. Many shops and bars can be found on Westbourne Grove and more chic shopping at Notting Hill which is also walking distance away. Paddington station has a direct train service to Heathrow Airport called the Heathrow Express. This location is on the North Western border of central London. Nearest attractions include Olympia Exhibition Centre, Kensington Palace, Albert Memorial, London Toy and Model Museum, Portobello Road Antiques market and the Serpentine Gallery.
The Hotel Was Originally A Series Of Victorian Town Houses Giving The Building A Traditional Atmosphere and is situated in a relatively quiet Square.
Bedroom Numbers: 117 / 5 Floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 3 out of 5 by 573 past guests
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 60% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 826th from 865 London hotels, and 301st of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Phoenix Hotel, with rates that start from about £68 and which has a 76% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Phoenix Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 3 Star Princes Square Apartments By Bridgestreet seems like a possible option. The Princes Square Apartments By Bridgestreet is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (16 Leinster Square, W2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 2 five star hotels (average rating 88%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Top 3 star hotel is The Crescent Hyde Park at 88%. Overall the best rated hotel is Roseate House London (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £103 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) while the highest base rates are £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £154, Four Star average: £144, Three Star average: £66 and Two Star average: £41.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Smart Hyde Park View Hostel top.