The Cranley Hotel - London

Bina Gardens, South Kensington 10, London, United Kingdom, SW7 3DB  show map
 3 stars
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The Cranley Hotel - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Air conditioning

Verified Reviews:

  • Service was just excellent - Rooms are a reasonable size for europe
  • Friendly staff - Good breakfast - Adequate accomodation - Ideally located for exploring london
  • Rooms are big - Right near the bus and the underground - Breakfast is ok
  • Location is great - A lot of good places to get food - Not very fancy rooms, but comfortable
  • Staff really helpful and friendly - Everything's close by too - Neat rooms

Overview

This three-star hotel is located in the city center right in the Kensington area.

The hotel is classic in design and features free Wi-Fi.

All 85 rooms have traditional decor and ironing facilities.

The hotel has a bar offering various snacks.

Gloucester Road Underground Station is a 10-minute walk away.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   85.

Rooms

All rooms feature traditional decor and Wi-Fi, heating and ironing facilities, bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

Dining options

Bar is open till midnight to let you enjoy various drinks and snacks.

The hotel The Cranley provides visitors with a free continental breakfast. 

Services

The meeting rooms include AV equipment.

Free Wi-Fi and wired internet is provided.

Additional features

Babysitting is possible on request.

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • Paid public parking is possible on site.

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Bina Gardens, South Kensington 10, London, United Kingdom, SW7 3DB

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City Center
  • London
    3.9km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Victoria Station
    2.6km
  • Clapham Junction
    3.0km
Underground stations
  • Earl's Court
    1.0km
  • Gloucester Road
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • Bistro K (cuisine: French)
    40 m
  • Bumpkin South Kensington (cuisine: British)
    130 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    85

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Rooms and availability

All rooms feature traditional decor and Wi-Fi, heating and ironing facilities, bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.

The Cranley Standard Single Room Single
Standard Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This comfortable bedroom has a homely design and provided with a cozy Single bed. It also has some work area with table and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

Room facilities
    The Cranley Standard Twin Room Double
    Standard Twin Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This comfortable bedroom has a homely design and provided with two cozy Single beds. It also has some work area with table and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities. The room is non smoking.

    Room facilities
      The Cranley Standard Double Room
      Standard Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      This comfortable bedroom has a homely design and provided with a cozy Double bed. It also has some work area with table and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        The Cranley Standard Triple  Room TripleThe Cranley Standard Triple  Room Triple
        Standard Triple Room
        Bed type: Triple
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        This comfortable bedroom has a homely design and can be provided either with three Single beds or with a Double bed and a Single bed. It also has some work area with table and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        Bina Gardens, South Kensington 10, London, United Kingdom, SW7 3DB

        Get directions
        City Center
        • London
          3.9km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Victoria Station
          2.6km
        • Clapham Junction
          3.0km
        Underground stations
        • Earl's Court
          1.0km
        • Gloucester Road
          500 m
        • Bus stop
          500 m
        Restaurants
        • Bistro K (cuisine: French)
          40 m
        • Bumpkin South Kensington (cuisine: British)
          130 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2008
        • Number of rooms:
          85

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Victoria & Albert, the world's largest art museum is within walking distance

        Science Museum houses historic collections that can be of special interest for children

        Kensington Palace with adjoining gardens is within 15 minutes walking

        R B S Gallery, 100 m, an exhibition space with an annual program of sculpture shows

        St Augustine's Church, 300 m, a small Catholic church close to the centre of Hammersmith

        Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 400 m, French Cultural Institute in the UK

        Tourist attractions

        • Campbell's Art Gallery - 600 m
        • Hop on Hop off Plus - 700 m
        • Hackelbury Fine Art - 700 m
        • Envie D'Art - 800 m
        • Clarges Gallery - 800 m

        Places of interest

        • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 100 m
        • The Harrington Club - 300 m
        • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 300 m
        • Saint Stephens Church - 500 m
        • Ismaili Centre - 500 m
        • Firehouse - 600 m
        • Raffles Townhouse & Night Club - 800 m

        Convention centers

        • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 400 m

        Shopping areas

        • Kings Road - 700 m

        Amusement

        Museums

        • Natural History Museum - 500 m
        • The Dana Centre - 600 m
        • Baden-Powell House Museum - 700 m
        • Victoria And Albert Museum - 700 m
        • Friends Of The V & A - 700 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - 700 m

        Galleries

        • R B S Gallery - 100 m

        Underground stations

        • Gloucester Road - 400 m

        Local Attractions

        • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.5km
          Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
        • Kensington Palace - 1.6km
          The Broad Walk, London
        • Battersea Park Children's Zoo - 1.8km
          Albert Bridge Road, London
        • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.6km
          The London Pavilion, London
        • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.7km
          Hyde Park, London

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Natural History Museum - 590 m
          Cromwell Road, London
        • Victoria and Albert Museum - 890 m
          Cromwell Road, London
        • Science Museum - 880 m
          Exhibition Road, London
        • Tardis Police Box - 890 m
          236 Earls Court Road, London
        • Baden-Powell House - 510 m
          65-67 Queens Gate, London
        • Brompton Oratory - 770 m
          Thurloe Place, London
        • Chelsea - 830 m
          LondonEngland

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Bistro K - 40 m

          Address: 117 - 119 Old Brompton Road
          Phone: 020 7373 7774

          52% likes this, based on 6 reviews
          Cuisine: French
          Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 83

        • McDonald's - 60 m

          Address: Boland House

          72% likes this, based on 4 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Noor Jahan - 190 m

          Address: 2a Bina Gardens
          Phone: +44 (0)20 7373 6522

          64% likes this, based on 82 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian
          Price Range: CAD 89 - CAD 89

        • Bumpkin South Kensington - 130 m

          Address: 102 Old Brompton Road
          Phone: 020 7341 0802

          61% likes this, based on 265 reviews
          Cuisine: British
          Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 38

        • Star of India - 180 m

          Address: 154 Old Brompton Road
          Phone: 020-7373-29-01

          71% likes this, based on 97 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian

        Getting there.

        The hotel provides direct access to the Heathrow Airport.

        An airport shuttle is possible.

        Getting around.

        Gloucester Road Underground Station is a 10-minute walk away.

        Public parking is available at a charge.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2008
        • Number of rooms:
          85

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        The Cranley Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Cranley

        Average guest rating

        6.4out of 10
        Good
        Based on 234 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.2
        Rooms
        5.3
        Service
        7.1
        Value
        7.0
        Dining
        8.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          The staff were so helpful and friendly and the atmosphere was very welcoming.

          The ensuite bathroom was very small and could not be used by two people at the same time. Tea and coffee making facilities would be a great advantage.

        • Family with children
          6.2

          friendly staff

          no tea or coffee in room. avalable in lobby all the time but only lukewarm

        • Single
          7.0

          Friendley helpful staff

          TV in Room , not properly tuned for colour on ITV

        • Group of friends
          6.6

          The staff were efficient and pleasant.

          The radiator in my room did not turn off. It was very hot and I had to have the window open all night despite freezing conditions outside. There was one small lift for 4 floors. It was very slow and in use by the cleaner when I needed to get to the 3rd floor.

        • Single
          7.4

          location. staff friendliness. good breakfast in a charming dining room. safe in the room

          Everything else is clean but the carpets really need to be replaced!!!

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          I used it as a base to sing to sing in the RHA: it was ideal.

        • Single
          5.8

          The rooms were tidy, breakfast had a good choice and the staff were helpful.

          For the price the facilities could have been better and a cooked breakfast could have been included.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          Could have had tea/coffee making facillitys in the rooms.

        • Single
          8.2

          see cliff richards

          Would have liked to make coffee/ tea in rome

        • Single
          6.4

          Staff helpful and polite. Clean.

          Breakfast could have started earlier, 7.30 was not quite early enough for my particular requirments, also it did seem a little chaotic, there did not seem enough staff I only saw one member of staff serving toast.

        • Group of friends
          4.2

          The hotel needs a refurb and they should have kettles in the room. The pillows were rock hard too.

        • Older travelers
          3.2

          This hotel was once one of the jewels among small London hotels. Now it is dirty, shabby, and understaffed. please don't recommend this hotel to your customers.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          hotel was comfortable.

          the continental breakfast was a bit sparse,just the addition of a boiled egg would have helped(free as opposed to a charge of £1.50)

        • Couple
          2.8

          free wifi in common areas; good location near South Ken station

          the room overlooked a very busy street and since it was hot we had the window open, which made it impossible to sleep. We asked to change rooms to an interior but were told that the hotel was full but we saw people checking out and in all day. Room was outdated and not comfortable - pillows were cardboard thin and there were only two. We ended up checking out a night early.

        • Single
          7.0

          Great location: walkable- or a short cab ride- to many of London's top shopping areas and restaurants.

          No coffee/ tea making facilities in room. TV very old and small w/ bad reception and only local programs.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Cranley Hotel - London London location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Bina Gardens, South Kensington 10, London, United Kingdom, SW7 3DB

        Get directions
        City Center
        • London
          3.9km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Victoria Station
          2.6km
        • Clapham Junction
          3.0km
        Underground stations
        • Earl's Court
          1.0km
        • Gloucester Road
          500 m
        • Bus stop
          500 m
        Restaurants
        • Bistro K (cuisine: French)
          40 m
        • Bumpkin South Kensington (cuisine: British)
          130 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2008
        • Number of rooms:
          85

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonThe Cranley

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

        Use Badge