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K West Hotel & Spa is just to the west of central London near the busy traffic interchange of Shepherd’s Bush. The hotel is set on Richmond Way in a quiet residential and office space neighbourhood and occupies a building featuring contemporary architecture with lots of gleaming glass and steel. After dark, the hotel façade presents a striking appearance, lit up as it is with multicoloured floodlighting. The designer interiors live up to the futuristic exterior with modern, white lines and a variety of modern artworks. K West enjoys easy access to central London and all the most popular tourist destinations thanks to the proximity of excellent public transport links.
Westfield, one of London’s largest shopping malls, is just a four or five minute walk from K West. Westfield boasts more than 250 shops and a 14-screen multiplex cinema. It also has over 50 restaurants representing all of the world’s most popular cuisines. For a completely different retail experience, walk for 10 minutes to Goldhawk Road where you’ll find Shepherd’s Bush Market. This daily open-air market sells clothes, food, knick-knacks and all kinds of sundry goods in a cheap and cheerful atmosphere.
If you’re looking for some green space, take a 15-minute stroll to Holland Park which includes formal gardens, grassland and wooded areas. There are also two children’s play areas, a café and peacocks roaming freely through the grounds.
The 220 ensuite guestrooms at K West all come with wifi (extra charge), luxury bed linen, air conditioning and complimentary toiletries. Other amenities include flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, and non-allergenic pillows. Superior rooms also have MP3 docks, trouser presses and safes. Deluxe rooms come with living rooms and dressing gowns, while Embassy Suites are larger and K Suites come with 42-inch plasma TVs in the living room, 20-inch TVs in the bedroom and Bose entertainment systems.
The hotel has a well-equipped, air-conditioned gym with personal trainers available, as well as an onsite spa. Facilities at the spa include a hydrotherapy pool, sauna and steam room, and a full range of beauty treatments and relaxation therapies are available. Guests can use the spa facilities at a discount.
Continental breakfast (not included in the room rate) is served in the K Lounge and from 12 noon a light lunch menu is served there. After 6pm, a bar menu is on offer with salads, burgers and sandwiches. The menu also includes some pasta dishes such as linguini with tiger prawns, cherry tomatoes and basil, and rigatoni prepared with goat’s cheese, chilli, and roasted pumpkin. On Friday and Saturday nights, K Lounge becomes a nightclub with DJs and dancing until 2 in the morning.
The onsite restaurant, Kanteen, features modern décor and modern artworks, and serves a contemporary global menu. Choose from dishes like risotto of courgettes and fava beans with fresh herbs, Thai green chicken curry with jasmine rice or seared baby squid with red pepper and coriander salsa.
K West Hotel also has full facilities for holding small to medium sized meetings and events. Meeting rooms come with free internet access, direct dial phone lines and air conditioning.
A few minutes’ walk from the hotel, Shepherd’s Bush on the Central Line is the nearest London Underground station. You can catch a train from there and be in central London’s Oxford Circus in 12 minutes. From there, you can enjoy some shopping on Oxford and Regent streets, or take a 10-minute walk down Regent Street to Piccadilly Circus with its iconic statue of Eros.
Starting from Shepherd’s Bush, you can also take the Central Line for 20 minutes to St Paul’s Station, the stop for St Paul’s Cathedral, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece.