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Barkston Gardens Hotel is a quality, 3-star hotel located in a conservation area, 200m from Earls Court, where the concert venue and exhibition centre is located. Barkston Gardens Hotel is a converted Victorian terrace house, with dates back to the early 19th century. The surrounding area enjoys a slightly more bohemian and ethnically diverse atmosphere than neighbouring South Kensington, but here you can also enjoy peaceful garden squares and good transport links to sights and attractions.
There are 93 spacious rooms at Barkston Gardens Hotel, ranging from Single to Family size, although some have said that the family room is a little on the 'cosy' side. Rooms are tastefully decorated for a low-cost hotel and equipped with amenities such as satellite TV and private bathrooms. Non smoking rooms are available for the comfort of guests, while rooms and suites with disabled access are also provided at the Barkston Gardens Hotel.
The Barkston Bistro is located at the hotel, providing quality food for guests from an extensive menu. The local area also has a great range of eateries, from chains such as Pizza Express and Strada to more exotic options, which reflect the multi-cultural community such as Star of India and Noor Jahan. The Barkston Gardens Hotel is also home to the Brewsters Bar, which is decorated as a traditional British public house and sells traditional British pub food. With three fully refurbished meeting rooms, the Barkston Gardens Hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travellers.
Earls Court Underground Station is 150m from the Barkston Gardens Hotel. Earls Court Station is 4 stops from London Victoria National Rail (for the Gatwick Express Train) and Underground stations and from the station you can directly access King's Cross St Pancras, where the Eurostar terminus is located, as well as rail and London Underground services. Places of interest close to the Barkston Gardens Hotel include Kensington Gardens (700m), the site of Kensington Palace, where Princess Diana once lived; Holland Park (500m), with an exquisite array of unique boutiques to explore and Portobello Market not far away; and Kensington Olympia (600m), where you can visit the oldest of this area's exhibition centres, which hosts grand shows such as the Royal Tournament. The museums of South Kensington are just a short tube ride or fifteen-minute walk away and the outdoor space of Hyde Park provides outdoor activities such as boating and tennis in the summer months. The outstanding medical facility Cromwell Hospital is also located nearby, so this hotel is great for anyone visiting a sick relative or attending treatment.
Barkston Gardens' location and affordable rates make it a good accommodation option for those who just require a place to sleep, however, some guests have reported problems with facilities and some lack of care in the decor, so it may be best to shop around before you book to make sure this is the best value for money. To make the most of your stay, request a roadside room for views of the gardens.