Best Western Burns Hotel  3 stars

18-26 Barkston Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0EN  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Towel rail was always boiling hot - Breakfast was very pleasant - Very convenient for heathrow airport by tube
  • Floors and walls are paper thin - Hotel staff was amazingly friendly - Bathroom good-sized
  • Food was delicious - No air conditioning - Highly recommended
  • Breakfast was good - Bilingual staff was helpful - 2 mins walk to tube station - Room was small but clean
  • Complimentary toiletries are good quality - Central location was also great

Overview

The three-star Best Western Burns Hotel Kensington is located in central London near key historic venues.

Set in Victorian building, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

All 104 rooms include satellite TV.

Ellen Terry bar serves drinks and Patio restaurant is open for a snack.

Earl's Court Underground Station is within two minutes walking.

Number of rooms   104.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 4.6km
  • Airport: Marham RAF - 15.4km, London City Airport - 17.1km
  • Train Station: Paddington Station - 3.1km, Victoria Station - 3.3km
  • Underground station: Gloucester Road - 600 m, Earl's Court - 300 m
  • Bus stop - 300 m

Rooms

All rooms feature free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and spacious beds.

Dining options

Ellen Terry bar serves drinks and various cocktails.

Patio restaurant offers regional dishes and pleasant surrounding.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 9.50 per person per night. 

Work

The conference rooms feature modern equipment.

Free Wi-Fi is available.

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Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 10 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • TV

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All rooms feature free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and spacious beds.

Standard Room
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Best Western Burns Hotel Standard Room
Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed or King Size Bed

Elegant non smoking room decorated in nice colors. It provided with a comfortable Single bed a spacious work area with desk and a contemporary bathroom with all necessary amenities.

Room facilities
    Twin Room
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    Best Western Burns Hotel Twin Room
    Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed or King Size Bed

    Elegant non smoking room decorated with large mirrors. It provided with two comfortable Single beds a spacious work area with desk and a dressing table. In the room you'll also find a contemporary bathroom with all necessary amenities.

    Room facilities
      Double Room
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      Best Western Burns Hotel Double Room
      Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed or King Size Bed

      Elegant non smoking room decorated in light colors. It provided with a comfy Double bed a spacious work area with desk and a contemporary bathroom with all necessary amenities.

      Room facilities
        Superior Room
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        Best Western Burns Hotel Superior Room
        Bed type: King Size Bed

        Spacious and well decorated room provided with a luxurious King size bed. It also has a flexible work area with the desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

        Room facilities
          Family Room
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          Best Western Burns Hotel Family Room Triple Room
          Bed type: 1 Double and 1 Single bed

          Spacious and well decorated room provided with a luxurious Double bed and a Single bed. It also has a flexible work area with the desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

          Room facilities
            Triple Room
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            Best Western Burns Hotel Triple Room
            Bed type: Triple

            Elegant non smoking room decorated in warm colors. It provided with three comfy Single beds a spacious work area with desk and contemporary bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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              Best Western Burns Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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              • Museums
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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              Kensington Palace with adjoining gardens is located nearby

              Royal Albert Hall, a luxurious location for public events is within walking distance

              Earls Court Exhibition Center, 400 m, the largest exhibition venue in central London

              Saint Stephens Church, 500 m, an Anglican church

              Envie D'Art, 800 m, a new generation art gallery

              Attractions for Tourists
              • Hop on Hop off Plus
                300 m
              • Hackelbury Fine Art
                600 m
              • Envie D'Art
                800 m
              General
              • Saint Stephens Church
                500 m
              • Saint Yeghiche America Church
                700 m
              • The Harrington Club
                800 m
              • St Augustine's Church, Kensington
                800 m
              • Ismaili Centre
                900 m
              Convention Centers
              • Earls Court Exhibition Centre
                400 m
              • Institut français du Royaume-Un
                900 m
              Shopping Areas
              • Kensington High Street
                900 m
              Amusement
              Museums
              • The Dana Centre
                900 m
              • Baden-Powell House Museum
                900 m
              • Natural History Museum
                1.0km
              Universities, Institutes
              • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
                900 m
              Gallery
              • R B S Gallery
                800 m
              Underground station
              • Earl's Court
                200 m
              • Gloucester Road
                500 m
              • West Brompton
                600 m
              • 800 m
              • West Kensington
                1.0km

              Local Attractions

              • The Queen's Club
                1.5km
                Palliser Road, London
              • Chelsea
                1.6km
                LondonEngland
              • Albert Memorial
                1.7km
                Princes Gate, London
              • Carlyle's House
                1.7km
                24 Cheyne Row, London
              • Threesixty Theatre
                1.8km
                The Dial Walk, London

              Near the hotel

              • Tardis Police Box
                150 m
                236 Earls Court Road, London
              • Earls Court Exhibition Center
                610 m
                LondonEngland
              • Brompton Cemetery
                730 m
                Finborough Road, London
              • Natural History Museum
                1.1km
                Cromwell Road, London
              • Baden-Powell House
                860 m
                65-67 Queens Gate, London
              • Club Kensington
                910 m
                201-207 Kensington High Street, London
              • 18 Stafford Terrace - The Sambourne Family Home
                1.0km
                18 Stafford Terrace, London

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Blackbird

                60% likes this, based on 264 reviews
                Food: British, Brew Pub, Gastropub
                Price Range: USD 10 - USD 26

                110 m
                209 Earls Court Rd

                Phone: 020 7835 1855

              • Mansion bar and parlour

                66% likes this, based on 21 reviews
                Food: British, Fish & Chips

                50 m
                34-44 Barkston Gardens

                Phone: 02073709130

              • Courtfield

                62% likes this, based on 103 reviews

                90 m
                187 Earls Court Road

                Phone: +44(0)20 73702626

              • Nando's - Earls Court

                75% likes this, based on 220 reviews
                Food: Grill, Portuguese
                Price Range: USD 2 - USD 45

                140 m
                204 Earls Court Road

                Phone: +44 (0)20 7259 2544

              • The Little French Restaurant

                72% likes this, based on 234 reviews
                Food: French
                Price Range: USD 42 - USD 47

                150 m
                18 Hogarth Place

                Phone: +44 (0)20 7370 0366/7244 6082

              Getting around.

              Earl's Court Underground Station is within two minutes walking.

              Best Western Burns Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Burns Hotel

              Average guest rating

              7.0
              out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 158 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              6.4
              Service
              6.5
              Value
              7.2
              Dining
              6.4
              Location
              8.0

              Individual guest reviews

              • Convenient for heathrow and the city, the Earls Court tube station just around the corner, hotel is a short walk from tube to quiet Barkston Gardens. The lobby is lovely and rooms are comfortable and good value for money.

                Untidy public areas and tired decor throughout. Fast in the price and unacceptable Staff behavior. Bathroom and towels were not very clean, the sheets were scratchy and old.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  6.0
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  6
                • Service
                  3
                • Value
                  7
              • Location perfect for me and also ideal for the museums. Closeness to central London, good price/ and very friendly and helpful staff booked me in I arrived early, was really convenient. Room was clean, quiet and breakfast was lovely.

                This hotel wasn’t that bad actually and bathroom tired.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  7.8
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  8
                • Service
                  8
                • Value
                  7
                • Dining
                  8
              • Clean, quiet, fantastic location, very convenient for trips to London for the theatre and nice, quiet street. Good value for money, handy for picking up a few things on the way home and all as expected for the price we paid. Many restaurants nearby and friendly staff. Bed comfortable, excellent breakfast.

                Nice hotel no problems and room too small.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  7.2
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  8
                • Service
                  6
                • Value
                  7
              • The location was excellent and i am a budget traveller by necessity and found this hotel really ideal. The staff were helpful, room was nice and warm, breakfast was very good.

                No tub just a shower, the curtains couldnt be closed completely.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  8.6
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  9
                • Service
                  8
                • Value
                  10
                • Dining
                  8
              • The location is very good and convenient to Underground Station for access to all parts of London. I liked this hotel, i would go back, the staff are efficient and friendly, no air conditioning is needed in a hot August.

                Some rooms were very small, worst cooked breakfast that we had ever had.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  8.6
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  8
                • Service
                  9
                • Value
                  10
                • Dining
                  8
              • The location was great and liked hotel because I stayed before and had recommended to friends. The staff were very helpful and my room was warm whwn I walked in felt welcoming. Breakfast was good value.

                Unfriendly front desk and very small bedroom. Old mattress and curtains not fixed properly. Menu limited, facilities clean.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  6.8
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  5
                • Service
                  7
                • Value
                  5
                • Dining
                  9
              • The location was good and the hotel was less than a 5 minute walk to the Earl'. The staff were very helpful, the room was nice and warm, young lady running the bar was excellent. The breakfast was adequate.

                After having an awful stay in London center, the lobby was little and the hallway to the elevator was narrow, beds were too hard and the evening menu was very limited. The mattresses sagged and were not comfortable for 5 nights, every facility was way too old and many things weren'.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  7.0
                • Location
                  7
                • Rooms
                  8
                • Service
                  6
                • Value
                  7
              • Friendly staff no pressure good value for location, a decent place to have a cheap breakfast and the faucet water smells like its from a well.

                Room very small.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  7.4
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  6
                • Value
                  8
              • The location is great and all in all a pleasant stay and I would go back there. The rooms themselves are clean and adequate for my needs.

                Not a good value, the staff were a little rude.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  6.4
                • Rooms
                  6
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  8
              • Worth for the location, good value and great for the price. All staff very friendly and nice room. More than a continental breakfast.

                This hotel was the only bad thing about my London stay.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  9.2
                • Location
                  10
                • Rooms
                  10
                • Service
                  10
                • Value
                  7
              • The location is superb, this hotel is more than adequate for that and nice room good service and a nice breakfast nice staff will return 8.5.

                The bathroom was tiny and we had no bath.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  9.4
                • Location
                  10
                • Rooms
                  8
                • Value
                  10
              • Same great courtyard view and pretty good hotel. Reasonable price, location perfect Very attractive exterior Friendly staff and simple and efficient service. Clean and nicely furnished room, the Continental breakfast was excellent.

                Not enough of hot water to take shower.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  8.0
                • Location
                  10
                • Rooms
                  6
                • Service
                  8
                • Value
                  8
              • The location is very convenient and well placed for Earls Court tube reasonable value for price paid. And the staff is very good and bottled water is especailly cheap in London.

                Room a little small.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  9.6
                • Location
                  10
                • Rooms
                  9
                • Service
                  10
                • Value
                  9
              • The location was excellent and the hotel was clean and tidy. Staff were very helpful and room service was prompt and polite and professional. The food was good.

                Bathroom very tiny furnishings a little dated in bedroom, continental breakfast is not very exciting.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  7.6
                • Location
                  8
                • Rooms
                  9
                • Service
                  5
                • Value
                  8
                • Dining
                  8
              • In a great location, pleasant stay and good price through Booked. Reception staff very friendly, quiet room and decent breakfast.

                Really awful hotel and bathroom was dated.

                My rating for the hotel:

                • Average rating
                  8.0
                • Location
                  10
                • Rooms
                  9
                • Service
                  8
                • Value
                  7
                • Dining
                  6
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