Blakes Hotel - London

33 Roland Gardens, London, Gb, London, United Kingdom, SW73PF  show map
 5 stars
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Blakes Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Editorial review:

Blakes Hotel is perfect for traveling incognito. It’s hard to spot a celebrity here. It is comprised of five Victorian houses combined into one which is painted dark green. It has 48 guestrooms that are elegantly decorated, with nice fabrics and antiques and bleached hardwood floors.

Overview

Located in South Kensington, the five-star Blakes Hotel offers a stay close to the museum district.

The hotel combines the traditional with the modern and has public parking and Wi-Fi.

All 48 rooms are elegant and feature artwork and four-poster beds.

The hotel's restaurant offers Asian cuisine; the Chinese room and bar serve fine wines.

South Kensington Station is within 10 minutes walk.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   44.

Rooms

All rooms feature unique design and furnishings including exclusive artworks, full and spacious bathroom and four-poster beds.

A 24-hour room service is available at the hotel.

Dining options

A breakfast is served from 7am till 11am at the dining room.

Blakes restaurant offers Asian environment and varied cuisine.

Chinese room is a luxury venue to drink a cocktail and read a book.

Blakes bar offers luxury design, some snacks and an extensive list of cocktails.

An afternoon tea is served at the Chinese room and Japanese garden.

Private dining is possible on request.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs GBP 16 per person per night.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 23 per person per night. 

Services

The conference rooms include AV equipment.

Wi-Fi costs GBP 12 per 24 hours.

Leisure

Japanese Garden is available near the hotel.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 70 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Entertainment
  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Espresso maker

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Blakes Hotel - London London location
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Hotel Address:

33 Roland Gardens, London, Gb, London, United Kingdom, SW73PF

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City Center
  • London
    4.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Victoria Station
    2.7 km
  • Clapham Junction
    2.8 km
Underground stations
  • Earl's Court
    1.1 km
  • Gloucester Road
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Blakes Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    0 m
  • McDonald's (cuisine: American)
    190 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    44

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Rooms and availability

All rooms feature unique design and furnishings including exclusive artworks, full and spacious bathroom and four-poster beds.

A 24-hour room service is available at the hotel.

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Luxury Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
Size: 25 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Luxury room consists of one King size bed, complimentary Wi-Fi and all facilities. The size of this room is 22-25 m2.

Room facilities
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
    Size: 30 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This room is modern and includes a King size bed, complimentary Wi-Fi and is 25-30 m2.

    Room facilities
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      Luxury Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
      Size: 40 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      This suite is individually designed and includes complimentary Wi-Fi and bathroom facilities. The size of this suite is 35-40 m2.

      Room facilities
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        Corfu Suite
        Size: 50 m²
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        • Air conditioning
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        Individually designed room includes a King size bed and complimentary Wi-Fi. The size of this suite is 35 m2.

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          Size: 50 m²
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          This suite features a King size bed, complimentary Wi-Fi and is 55 m2 in size.

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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            33 Roland Gardens, London, Gb, London, United Kingdom, SW73PF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              4.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Victoria Station
              2.7 km
            • Clapham Junction
              2.8 km
            Underground stations
            • Earl's Court
              1.1 km
            • Gloucester Road
              700 m
            • Bus stop
              600 m
            Restaurants
            • Blakes Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: European)
              0 m
            • McDonald's (cuisine: American)
              190 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Hotel Awards

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Hyde Park, one of the largest urban parks is within 1.6km

            Royal Albert Hall, a location for various live performances is 1.6km away

            Victoria and Albert, the world's largest museum of art is within 15 minutes walking

            Natural History Museum houses various historic collections within five minutes driving

            Royal Parks, an impressive green space is located nearby

            R B S Gallery, 200 m, an exhibition space with an annual program of sculpture shows

            St Augustine's Church, 400 m, a small Catholic church close to the centre of Hammersmith

            Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 500 m, a public hospital located on Fulham Road

            Tourist attractions

            • Campbell's Art Gallery - 700 m
            • Hop on Hop off Plus - 800 m

            Places of interest

            • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 100 m
            • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 400 m
            • The Harrington Club - 500 m
            • Ismaili Centre - 700 m
            • Saint Stephens Church - 700 m
            • Raffles Townhouse & Night Club - 700 m
            • Firehouse - 800 m

            Convention centers

            • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 600 m

            Shopping areas

            • Kings Road - 600 m
            • Natural History Museum London - 700 m

            Amusement

            • Cineworld - 200 m
            • Cinema Lumiere - 600 m
            • The Mediatheque - 600 m

            Museums

            • The Dana Centre - 700 m
            • Natural History Museum - 700 m
            • Baden-Powell House Museum - 900 m

            Universities, Institutes

            • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - 500 m

            Business areas

            • Kings Road - 600 m

            Galleries

            • R B S Gallery - 200 m

            Underground stations

            • Gloucester Road - 600 m
            • South Kensington - 700 m

            Public parking

            • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - 500 m

            Local attractions

            • Harrods - 1.6 km
              87-135 Brompton Road, London
            • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.6 km
              Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
            • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.8 km
              Hyde Park, London
            • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.6 km
              The London Pavilion, London
            • Kensington Palace - 1.8 km
              The Broad Walk, London

            Near the hotel

            • Natural History Museum - 750 m
              Cromwell Road, London
            • Victoria and Albert Museum - 1.0 km
              Cromwell Road, London
            • Brompton Oratory - 900 m
              Thurloe Place, London
            • Science Museum - 1.1 km
              Exhibition Road, London
            • Baden-Powell House - 690 m
              65-67 Queens Gate, London
            • Chelsea - 790 m
              LondonEngland
            • Tardis Police Box - 940 m
              236 Earls Court Road, London

            Restaurants nearby

            • Blakes Hotel Restaurant - 0 m

              Address: 33 Roland Gardens
              Phone: 0871 3328653

              72% likes this, based on 51 reviews
              Cuisine: European
              Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 75

            • Bistro K - 220 m

              Address: 117 - 119 Old Brompton Road
              Phone: 020 7373 7774

              50% likes this, based on 16 reviews
              Cuisine: French
              Price Range: CAD 29 - CAD 87

            • Kosmopol - 230 m

              Address: 138 Fulham Road
              Phone: 020 7373 6368

              81% likes this, based on 8 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 50

            • McDonald's - 190 m

              Address: Boland House

              Cuisine: American

            • Bumpkin South Kensington - 300 m

              Address: 102 Old Brompton Road
              Phone: 020 7341 0802

              65% likes this, based on 264 reviews
              Cuisine: British
              Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 39

            Getting around.

            South Kensington Station is within 10 minutes walking.

            Gloucester Road Tube Station is also a 10-minute walk.

            Public parking costs GBP 40 per day

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonBlakes

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            Blakes Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Blakes

            Average guest rating

            7.4out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 20 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Rooms
            10.0
            Service
            10.0

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              The staff are attentive, the location is great and the decor is interesting

              Some of thwe furniture is looking tired and the dark lighting is irritating

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              not very much at all

              Disgusting vastly overpriced food. Cluttered unwelcoming reception. Gloomy decor poor lighting, hard bed.

            • Older travelers
              4.6

              The staff tried to be considerate

              The superior king size room was 8x8. Much too small for two people. Most of the rooms are in need of repair and they are doing this, but except for the suites the rooms are ridiculously small and expensive for what you got. .

            • Single
              7.4

              Nice ambiance, food was good quality, staff were helpful and friendly

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              Very special: atmosphere, design, service...for special moments

              some of the beautiful furniture and design needs to be refurbished

            • Couple
              6.0

              Style

              Really noisy woken up by builders drillimg at 8am still going on when we left no chance a lie in !Not forwarned when we booked or checked in .If I had know would of stayed somewhere else.when mentioned on check out told would get up grade next time I dont know if I wouild stay there again

            • Single
              3.8

              Liked the concept as read on their website. Liked the out of the way location yet in S. Ken.

              Staff was cold and did not have a personality. Was not friendly. Welcome drink never arrived. Bathroom was marble and cold. Rain shower head was so high up on the top of the ceiling and the bathroom was so cold by the time the water hit my head it was cold. I chose a small room (only me) but far too small, no room for my suitcase, but fully booked so I could not mover rooms. Thin walls, could here people in and out of elevator. Could hear room service knocking on neighbor doors. Sheets were scratchy and there was a thin covering, not even a duvet. Hair dryer did not plug in bathroom, only room and no mirror to dry my hair. No full length mirror except in elevator! Asked to see other rooms for future, told could not choose, staff never asked how was my stay.

            • Older travelers
              5.8

              The bed was very comfortable.

              There was nowhere to sit with a mirror to do make up. There was no plug sockets close enough to dry hair and see in a mirror, we had to ask housekeeping to find an extension lead. The lighting was far too dim. Appreciate that this gave a romantic ambiance but hopeless for getting ready to go out in the evening.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Blakes Hotel - London London location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            33 Roland Gardens, London, Gb, London, United Kingdom, SW73PF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • London
              4.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Victoria Station
              2.7 km
            • Clapham Junction
              2.8 km
            Underground stations
            • Earl's Court
              1.1 km
            • Gloucester Road
              700 m
            • Bus stop
              600 m
            Restaurants
            • Blakes Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: European)
              0 m
            • McDonald's (cuisine: American)
              190 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              6
            • Number of rooms:
              44

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonBlakes

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge