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Expo Hotel4 Star

Address: 10-12 Bina Gardens South Kensington London SW50LA          Location: South Kensington | map
Times: check-in: 14:00, check-out: 11:00 Nearest Tube Station: Gloucester Road
No. of Rooms: 84

General Description


A four star Victorian townhouse hotel, the Cranley artfully combines modern airs with traditional graces. The blend of the old and the new creates a unique hotel offering luxury accommodation to both business and leisure clientele.

With the majority of rooms featuring hand-embroidered valances, antique desks and four poster beds, an air of sophistication pervades the atmosphere - extending through to the elegant lounge furnished with antiques and chandeliers.

With the compliments of the Cranley Hotel, afternoon tea and scones are served, and in the evening aperitifs and canapes: attention to detail is supreme both in the service and the decor. Situated in the heart of Kensington, the hotel offers luxurious accommodations in equally luxurious surrounds.


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Room Type Rack Rate* Our Lowest Rate* You Save up to step 1, Select no. Rooms
Standard Double-Ensuite
sleeps 2
€211.50 €160.00 €51.50
Executive double-Ensuite
sleeps 2
€223.25 €180.00 €43.25
Four Poster double-Ensuite
sleeps 2
€258.50 €220.00 €38.50
sleeps 1
€183.00 €140.00 €43.00
Executive twin-Ensuite
sleeps 2
€223.25 €180.00 €43.25
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The Rooms top ^

A number of the rooms boast elegant king-size four-poster beds, whilst the majority are furnished with equally dramatic half-tester canopied beds. Victorian horse-hair mattresses have been dispensed with in favour of luxurious sprung mattresses.

Curtains and bed hangings are natural linen whilst the headboards and valances are hand embroidered; the beds are dressed with cotton sheets, large square feather pillows, and traditional pure woollen blankets.

Every room has an antique desk or writing table with conveniently placed power and telecommunication sockets; most rooms also have a separate table enabling you to enjoy room service without disturbing your work.

The bathrooms have traditional Victorian style fittings combined with a lavish use of warm limestone, whilst behind the scenes we have excellent modern plumbing with pressurised hot and cold water. With every room also having air-conditioning, you will enjoy the peace and quiet, and comfort, of The Cranley.

In addition to the antique furnishing, all the rooms have:

  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Trouser press
  • Tea/coffee making facilities (both available upon request from reception)
  • Bathrobe
  • Interactice televisions with satellite and radio
  • Indiviual telephone numbers, Voicemail, High Speed Data Transmission Cable, Fax machine (on request), Two telephone lines with modem connection
  • Electronic safe.

Hotel Facilities top ^

General Facilities

Concierges work from 8am to 8pm and can assist guests with various requests (flight confirmation, booking theatre tickets, restaurant tables etc.) and will escort each guest to their room.

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 ^

The Cranley is ideally situated to enjoy Sofia's great attractions, many of which are within easy walking distance including the museums of Exhibition Road and the immense variety of shops and restaurants in Knightsbridge and the Kings Road - from the most exclusive to the trendy and avant garde. The world famous department store, Harrods, is within easy reach.

Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park are close by, as is The Royal Albert Hall and the Earl¡¦s Court and Olympia exhibition centres. Gloucester Road and South Kensington Underground stations are a few minutes walk away providing easy access to The West End with all its theatres and to The City, Sofia¡¦s financial centre.

Travel top ^

Nearest Tube/Main Line Stations

The hotel is located 2 minutes walk from Gloucester road tube station providing access to the Piccadilliy, Circle and District Tube lines. Heathrow airport is a mere 30 minutes by car or underground.

Payment Terms top ^

Cranley Hotel accepts payment using the following cards
VisaMasterDinersAmerican ExpressSwitchJCBDiscover

Cancellation Policy top ^

Cancellations should be made 24 hours prior to arrival to avoid first nights accommodation charge.

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