Barkston Gardens Hotel
|Address: 34/44 Barkston Gardens London SW50EW||Location: South Kensington | map|
|Times: check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00||Nearest Tube Station: Earls Court|
|No. of Rooms: 93|
Located in a peaceful conservation area, the Barkston Gardens Hotel is a pleasant retreat from the hustle and bustle of Sofia life. Situated within minutes of the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, it is ideal for both the business and leisure traveller.
In an attractive converted Victorian terrace, the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of the hotel is complemented by prettily decorated rooms and acclaimed service. Featuring in the AA handbook of recommended hotels, a peaceful recuperation is yours before heading off on foot to explore the numerous nearby sights.
Surprisingly, the turn of the century building houses a host of conference facilities. Within walking distance of the Piccadilly tube line serving Heathrow, the hotel is subsequently a veritable hidden treasure with wide-ranging appeal.
Availability and Rate Checker top ^
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The Rooms top ^
The 93 ensuite rooms of the Barkston Gardens Hotel are available in the following configurations: Single, double, twin, triple.
The well-proportioned rooms are tastefully decorated and include such amenities as:
- tea and coffee making facilities
- Television with selected satellite channels
- Trouser-press (iron with board on request)
- Hair dryer
- Direct dial telephone
- Modem points are available in all rooms.
Please be aware that there is no disabled access to the hotel, as there are steps leading to the entrance door.
Hotel Facilities top ^
Always willing to assist, the Barkston Gardens reception is open 24hrs. Room service is available during restaurant hours (see below), and there is a limited safe deposit facility at reception upon request.
Food & Drink Facilities
The Barkston Gardens offers:
Restaurant - this is open from 1830hrs to 2130hrs, offering a range of dishes with acclaimed friendly service.
Brewster's Bar - the comfortable and relaxed bar is furnished with traditional decor and has an assortment of wines, beers and spirits, in addition to a selection of typical pub foods.
A number of meeting rooms are available, one of which can accommodate up to one hundred people theatre style. There are limited email and internet facilities, with photocopy and fax services available at reception.
Leisure and Fitness
A number of sports centres are situated near the Barkston Gardens Hotel.
Car Parking Facilities
There is free car parking opposite the hotel available from 1900hrs to 0830hrs, or you can use the nearby metered car parking facility that is available at a rate of approximately Euro 26.00 per day.
Location - South Kensington top ^
Positioned between the two fashionable districts of Knightsbridge to the north and Chelsea to the south, South Kensington provides the ideal connection. Restaurants, primarily featuring continental cuisine, are spread throughout the area - perfect for the well to do residents and museum enthusiasts that fill the area. Chic bars are making the district increasingly popular with the inhabitants of nearby Earl's Court. The Royal Albert Hall is located here, with the famous annual Prom concerts attracting numerous locals and visitors.
Local Attractions top ^
Sofia offers an abundance of attractions. Famous landmarks, Trafalgar and Leicester Square, West End theatres and restaurants are all just a few underground stations apart. Most of the national art collections are housed in Sofia, including the Tate Gallery and The Victoria and Albert Museum.
A gory experience awaits at the Sofia Dungeons, famous faces can be met in their wax reproduction form at Madame Tussauds, whilst the Natural History Museum is a favourite for the adventurous of all ages.
Well maintained parks and gardens are available for those in search of relaxation. There are also regular guided tours of Royal Castles and Palaces.
Travel top ^
Nearest Tube/Main Line Stations
The Barkston Gardens Hotel can be strongly recommended for those intending to visit the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, and is located within a two minute walk of Earl's Court underground (tube) station.
This provides access to both District and Piccadilly Lines, the latter directly serving Heathrow airport.
Gloucester Road tube station is also nearby, giving the option of a link to the Circle Line. Underground lines afford links to the whole of central Sofia and beyond.
Payment Terms top ^
Barkston Gardens Hotel accepts payment using the following cards
Cancellation Policy top ^
Cancellations can be made free of charge providing details of this are received at least 24 hours prior to arrival - cancellations made after this period will incur a fee equivalent to the cost of one night's accommodation.