Imperial College Hotel - London

Watts Way,, London, United Kingdom, SW71LU  show map
 3 stars
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Imperial College Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

Situated near bars and restaurants, this budget hotel comprises 722 rooms next to Knightsbridge, Up at The O2 and South Kensington.

The property lies within 250 meters from Harrods, Royal Albert Hall and Science Museum. The center of London is 4 km away from the venue.

The hotel offers easy access to shops and department stores.

Easily accessible from Knightsbridge subway station. It will take around 20 minutes to get to London City airport by car.

Rooms

The rooms in Imperial College Hotel come with a wardrobe, ironing facilities, coffee/tea makers, a writing desk and a telephone. The property boasts views of Hyde Park from its rooms. They provide bathrooms with a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy dishes of lebanese cuisine served in Le comptoire, which is about 250 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers parking, an elevator and a baggage storage and such services as evening reception, laundry and shopping service.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   722.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Vending machines
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Watts Way,, London, United Kingdom, SW71LU

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City Center
  • London
    3.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    2.0 km
Underground stations
  • Gloucester Road
    900 m
  • South Kensington
    600 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • The Orangery (cuisine: British)
    320 m
  • CONSORT RESTAURANT Royal Albrert Hall (cuisine: English)
    230 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    722

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 18 m²
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Imperial College Hotel - London London location
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    Hotel Address:

    Watts Way,, London, United Kingdom, SW71LU

    Get directions
    City Center
    • London
      3.3 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Paddington Station
      2.0 km
    Underground stations
    • Gloucester Road
      900 m
    • South Kensington
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      400 m
    Restaurants
    • The Orangery (cuisine: British)
      320 m
    • CONSORT RESTAURANT Royal Albrert Hall (cuisine: English)
      230 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      722

    Hotel Awards

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Places of interest

    • South Kensington Milestone - 300 m
    • Firehouse - 300 m
    • The Brompton Oratory - 300 m
    • Ismaili Centre - 400 m
    • Holy Trinity Church - 400 m
    • The Albert Memorial - 500 m

    Sport related

    Shopping areas

    Amusement

    • Science Museum IMAX Cinema - 100 m
    • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 300 m

    Museums

    • Science Museum - 100 m
    • Friends Of The V & A - 200 m
    • Royal College of Music - 200 m
    • Victoria And Albert Museum - 300 m
    • The Dana Centre - 400 m
    • Baden-Powell House Museum - 400 m
    • Natural History Museum - 400 m

    Local attractions

    • Italian Cultural Institute - 1.5 km
      39 Belgrave Square, London
    • Tardis Police Box - 1.6 km
      236 Earls Court Road, London
    • Chelsea Royal Hospital - 1.8 km
      Royal Hospital Road, London
    • Marble Arch - 1.6 km
      Marble Arch, Mayfair, City of Westminster, London W1H, London
    • National Army Museum - 1.8 km
      Royal Hospital Road, London

    Near the hotel

    • Victoria and Albert Museum - 320 m
      Cromwell Road, London
    • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 220 m
      Prince Consort Road, London
    • Brompton Oratory - 490 m
      Thurloe Place, London
    • Harrods - 700 m
      87-135 Brompton Road, London
    • Science Museum - 230 m
      Exhibition Road, London
    • Natural History Museum - 520 m
      Cromwell Road, London
    • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 550 m
      Hyde Park, London

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Orangery - 320 m

      Address: Kensington Palace

      55% likes this, based on 267 reviews
      Cuisine: British
      Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 17

    • Ognisko Polskie - 250 m

      Address: 55 Prince's Gate
      Phone: (020) 7589 4635

      65% likes this, based on 33 reviews
      Cuisine: Polish
      Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 61

    • Coda Restaurant - 290 m

      Address: Kensington Gore

      57% likes this, based on 80 reviews
      Cuisine: French, European, British
      Price Range: GBP 22 - GBP 52

    • CONSORT RESTAURANT Royal Albrert Hall - 230 m

      Address: Prince Consort Road

      56% likes this, based on 33 reviews
      Cuisine: English

    • Cafe Consort - 290 m

      Address: Royal Albert Hall

      59% likes this, based on 130 reviews

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      722

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    Imperial College Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Imperial College

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 262 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.5
    Rooms
    10.0
    Service
    9.5
    Value
    9.5
    Dining
    10.0

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      7.0

      Location is excelent. Close to metro station (3min to closest enterance), museums (Victora&Albert, Science, Nature), restaurants, bars, Hyde park. In the same hotel building a small shop (essentials) and bar is located. Very convenient.

      The room was not cleaned during all my stay (5 nights), except garbage can, which were emptied once per 2 days. Not enough shampoo and shower gel (just one very small bottle for 3 days). Breakfests do not vary and juice is not natural.

    • Couple
      10.0

      The accommodation was very well maintained and so near to many well known places to visit, such as the science museum and the v&a, plus near to tube stations so getting around was no bother at all. The accommodation faces a beautiful green square surrounded by trees and there are benches to sit if you wish and it is very nicely kept. Another bonus was how quiet the area was, even though we stayed on a Saturday night. After a very busy day, we came back and decided to try the on site restaurant and the food was lovely and very reasonably priced. The following morning we took a short walk to another building for breakfast. The breakfast was fine and you could choose between cooked or cereal etc. We arrived in London around 8am and were able to leave our luggage all day until we returned to check in in the evening. The following day after we checked out we could still leave the luggage all day at no extra charge. We found the staff very helpful and the service was very good.

      The only thing we did not like was that on arrival in our room, there was body hair on the floor of the shower cubicle and parts of the shower really could have done with more thorough cleaning. Also the toilet was quite dirty in places from previous use, which did put me off a bit, but in contrast, the bedroom was spotless.

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      The location was brilliant and the complex amazingly quiet so after an exhausting day had a great nights sleep. Catered for most needs. Could recommend this to friends.

      No, if we were really picky then the two very flat pillows provided were not enough and there was not a hairdryer in the room.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      My wife and I did not realize that the establishment was a student dorm of the Imperial College of London, and not a hotel or a regular b&B. Unfortunately we didn't notice this "minor" detail on your website. Yes, the location was important to us and we're not unhappy with the place being a summer-vacant student dorm, but I might have sought elsewhere had I known that we would have to walk 3 blocks each morning to have our breakfast-which I might add, left a lot to desire. The rooms had no tv (yes, its a dorm!) and were the bare minimum size (yes yes its a dorm!). They were clean however, and the building itself seemed very new & organized. All in all, I wouldn't choose it again for a London getaway though.

      Rooms are tiny (its not a hotel) No tv in rooms (its not a hotel) No a/c in rooms (its a not a hotel) Breakfast served 3 blocks away (its not a hotel)

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      Location

      This was advertised as a Hotel which it is not. Rooms are too small and could have at least had a tv. Had to walk nearly half a mile to Breakfast and found if you were not there early food was not hot. You should not be advertising Princes Garden as a Hotel.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      It would be nice to have moore bathgel and shampoo. New towels after 2 days.

    • Single
      7.4

      Good location near south Kengington station, some museums. All Guests can use fridge and freezer in the common kitchen room anytime.

      Breakfast place is far away from individual room ! It takes over 5 mintutes on foot. In addition, starting time of breakfast is 7:30, it is too late ! Although I confirmed a room with "bathtub" again and again in advance, they provided me a room without bathtub.

    • Single
      7.0

      Modern facilities located adjacent Hyde park which suited me.

      Very noisey, both from the residents (mostly students) and the street. I came away with numerous bites to my back, arms and legs (bed bugs??).

    • Single
      7.0

      Good location - just make sure you take correct exit out of South Kensington station ( to museums and Imperial College).Quiet location. Clean.

      Check in is slow. A tv would be good, although when students bring their own, what would they do with them all? My mother's room was on the lower ground floor, looking out onto a brick wall.

    • Single
      7.8

      Best location, clean rooms, friendly staff, high speed Wi-fi and wired internet. Best place of accommodation for young people.

      Small rooms, long distance for breakfast place, the same food every day.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      the location was really convenient and close to the tube, with a peaceful park which provided a bit of calm.the staff were helpful and polite and the room was modern and bright and there is a bar downstairs and a small convenience shop.

      i had to remind the cleaning staff to provide clean towels and toilet paper and the room was too small.

    • Older travelers
      8.0

      A quiet location in a very busy area looking out to a beautiful tree lined square. Close to Albert Hall for Prom concerts and a useful shop on site.

      We wre woken up by fire alarm at 2 am. Everyone therefore assembled outside, but no explanation or apology was given. It was obviously a false alarm.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      This is not really a hotel! It's the student accomdations in the Imperial College, rented out as hotel rooms during the summer holidays. I wish I had known that before I booked, to be honest. But it's really, really dab in the middle of London. The location is great, and if you can get it at a cheap rate, go for it. It's perfect for shoppers and tourists who are not going to stay for more than a weekend. Well, it is if you can get it cheap. Remeber to buy internet access at the desk. I paid 5 quids - totally worth it.

      The room is rather bleh. The bed was okay, but no tv, a desk rather than a table and so on. The included breakfast was in another building ten minutes walk away and was nothing to write home about either. Plus the whole hotel was filled with portugese teenagers, so I felt like I was really out of place while eating. I mean, eating breakfast in a school canteen surrounded by kids half my age.

    • Single
      7.0

      The Map showing the location was awful and it took 45 minutes to find. There was no means to call amyone about it.

    • Single
      8.2

      The Princes Gardens rooms are ideally situated within the MuseumLand and the close to the Royal Albert Hall. They are convenient for South Kensington Tube. For the rate I paid I got the cleanliness and comfort I expected and the breakfast was superb.

      No telly in the room!

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Imperial College Hotel - London London location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Watts Way,, London, United Kingdom, SW71LU

    Get directions
    City Center
    • London
      3.3 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Paddington Station
      2.0 km
    Underground stations
    • Gloucester Road
      900 m
    • South Kensington
      600 m
    • Bus stop
      400 m
    Restaurants
    • The Orangery (cuisine: British)
      320 m
    • CONSORT RESTAURANT Royal Albrert Hall (cuisine: English)
      230 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      722

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonImperial College

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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