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“5 star elegance in the heart of Knightsbridge”
The Blakes Hotel is a 48 room, 5 star deluxe hotel which is situated in Kensington, South West London. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground system. The closest tube station to the Blakes Hotel is Gloucester Road which is a 10 minute walk away. It is served by the Piccadilly, Circle and District lines. The nearest rail station to the venue is West Brompton.
“Close to chic areas of Kensington and numerous shops”
The Blakes Hotel is positioned in one of the chicest areas of the capital. Around the hotel lie Kensington and Chelsea which offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a wealth of some of the finest shops, bars and restaurants in the capital. In addition to this, you are near Harrods which is one of the most iconic department stores in London. Around the area, guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to major high end department stores as well as top designer names. A variety of landmarks are within touching distance of the Blakes Hotel. This features the Royal Albert Hall which has a number of performances, operas and concerts which take place throughout the entire year. Some of the most recent artists to have performed there include Gary Barlow and the legendary Cirque du Soleil. Hyde Park is very walkable from the hotel. This is one of the largest parks in the capital and boasts more than 140 hectares of land. It features Speakers Corner and the Serpentine Gallery as well as Kensington Palace. Guests are well located for the Museum Mile which includes the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the Museum of Science and Industry.
“Created by iconic hotelier Anouska Hempel”
Blakes Hotel is a stunning tribute to modern design. It is unique and offers a real luxury feel. Designed by renowned hotelier and internationally renowned designer Anouska Hempel, you can see all her style and effortless elegance which has gone into the creation of this venue. There is a lot of thought which has gone into this with each room being created that blends the perfect balance between colour, texture and atmosphere. The colour schemes are bold, stunning and theatrical with an energetic spirit. Rich tones include black and mustard, rich cardinal reds as well as lavender and vanilla. There are a number of rooms to choose from which are spacious and feature a number of services. These include expansive marble bathrooms, beautifully designed furnishings not to mention delicate fittings to match the room. Each room offers Queen or single size beds, Bang & Olufsen TV with choice of Sky channels, Bang & Olufsen iPod docking station, phone, a dedicated writing desk and antique touches. A continental breakfast usually served on a daily basis in the hotel restaurant. Blakes restaurant delivers a wealth of inspirational dishes across the world which blends in perfect harmony dishes from East and West. There is the possibility to park at a location nearby but charges will be incurred. Wi-Fi access is available in the entire hotel but charges will be incurred.
“Within easy reach of Theatre Land”
Blakes Hotel is easily reachable by underground from both South Kensington and Gloucester Road and is just a short taxi ride from Harrods and Knightsbridge. The bright lights and theatres of Covent Garden can be reached in less than 20 minutes on the Tube while Oxford Street is also a 20 minute journey on the Underground. Guests can also reach Kings Cross St Pancras directly where you can take a number of trains and connect to the main Eurostar terminal.