K West London Hotel: Luxury Personified or Fancy Disappointment?
The luxurious K West Hotel and Spa is a 4-star hotel located in the heart of West London. This glowing beacon of elegant lavishness offers rather luxurious and reasonably priced stay at a convenient location. An impressive line of shinning clean rooms, interesting bar area, meeting space and an award winning spa makes this hotel an obvious (and smart) choice for a comfortable stay in West London.
But is all that glitters really gold? Is this hotel and spa worth your time, money, and effort? Does it deliver on quality,service, and opulence or is just a decorated fancily big disappointment? Let us find out all this and more as we discuss about staying in this hotel, various facilities and visitors review of the same.
The Grandeur of the K West
The hotel that is popular for its luxury spa, also offers an opulent stay to all of its guests. Located in the close vicinity of various popular locations, especially Westfield London, the hotel strives to redefine lavishness and comfort. Cosy mattresses, spacious rooms, very warm and friendly customer staff, and well, the award winning spa, all add up to the grandeur of this 4 star hotel. The following video convincingly demonstrates the grand appeal of the hotel.
How Easily Accessible is the K West?
The hotel is located in peaceful and quiet urban settings of West London, being just a 20 minutes’ drive away from the Heathrow Airport. Alternately, London City Airport is 20 miles away from the K West, and there’s 35 miles of distance between the hotel and the Gatwick Airport.
Often popularized as a stone-throw away from Westfield London, the hotel shares its neighbourhood with rather big names in the city. Shepherd’s Bush, Hammersmith, Kensington, White City, Notting Hill, Fulham, and Earl’s Court are all located closely to the station. Shepherd’s Bush is nearest tube station and London Overground Station from the hotel.
Although some experts often criticize the location of the hotel, tagging it as too off-the-way, the hotel still flaunts various notable attractions in its vicinity. Located within the 2 miles radius of the hotel, are the following attractions:
Westfield Shopping Centre, Hammersmith Apollo, Broadway Shopping Centre, King’s Mall Shopping Centre, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, High Street Kensington, Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre, Kensington Palace, Portobello Market, Shepherd’s Bush, Queensway, Whiteleys Shopping Centre and Gloucester Road.
About the Rooms and the Services
There are basically 6 different categories of rooms that you can opt for in this hotel. The choice of the room primarily depends on the money that you have at your disposal and also the amount of luxury that you expect from your stay. Starting from the Junior Double, the rooms go up to K-suite, latter being the most luxurious of all. Various different types of rooms are discusses hence forth:
Junior Double – The room is 23 SQM or 247 sq. ft. in area and hence is quite spacious. The room features a queen-d bed for one. With handmade mattress, chic bed linens and non-allergic pillows, Junior Double category of rooms offers a peaceful night’s sleep to any and everyone. The room also features ample wardrobe space and study desk, and hence you can stay here comfortably without having to make any unnecessary adjustments.
In-room facilities include – proper air conditioning, comfy beds, flat-screen TV, safe, and wardrobe space, ironing facilities and hair dryer, work desk, Tea and Coffee and LLK London grooming products. Please note that customized mini bar and Wi-Fi facilities are available upon request and include additional charges.
Superior Rooms – Boasting of a little more space, these rooms are 24.5 SQM or 264 sq. ft. in area and boast of superior quality twin or double beds with en suite bathrooms. Along with all the in-room facilities of Junior Double, visitors also get to enjoy the impressive artwork on the walls and hot drinks station in the room.
Deluxe Room–Deluxe rooms offer great space with a heart-winning decor and more. Visitors get to stay in luxury room of 27 SQM or 290 sq. ft. in . And in addition to every in-room facility, they can also enjoy great king-d or twin beds, sofa seating area, luggage storage and cosy dressing gowns.
Executive Rooms–These distinguished rooms boast of exquisite furnishings and designs, and offer an experience that is truly class apart. With 33.5 SQM or 366 sq. ft. of space, along with limestone tiling, gorgeous bathrooms, and 32-inch Plasma screens, these rooms are simply mesmerizing. In combination with every other in-room facility, the Executive Rooms offer one of the most lavish and posh experience of staying in London.
Embassy Suites – What happens when you take an executive suite at the K West and add more of space and sophistication to it? The answer is – Embassy Suites. With 39.5 SQM or 430 sq. ft. of space, these suites are simply breath taking. Besides, with every fundamental in-room facility, you also get to enjoy Bose speakers and DVD players, iPod speaker connection lead, bath robes and slippers and more.
K Suites– These are the 55.9 SQM / 592 sq. ft. huge structures of true novelty and elegance of K West Hotel rooms. The suites are brimming with compelling decor, which is both contemporary and absolutely cool. With stunning glass designs, soft and cushioned sofas, wool rugs and a fully equipped Bose entertainment system that includes 42” Plasma screen in the living room and 20” LCD in the bedroom, this suite redefines opulence and luxury. With every basic in-room facility still intact, the suite also offers bath robes and slippers, play-station 2(games are not provided), Bose speakers and DVD players, Nespresso machine, iPod speaker connection lead and a lot more.
And Now, the Much Popular Spa
To give the best of holistic health and rejuvenation experience, K West also offers a meditative spa. This spa helped the hotel to win the prestigious “Best Luxury Spa, UK” award in 2011 at the World Luxury Spa Awards. Promoting healthier lifestyles, the spa allows everyone to achieve their wellness gaols. Along with air conditioned settings, one can also enjoy a magnificent hydrotherapy pool, steam room, samarium,and sauna. Besides, London’s first ever “Snow Paradise” is also located here. Furthermore, the spa offers various face and body massages and other therapies. You can utilize the services of the spa to enhance your inner and outer beauty, or to just relax in the tranquil environment.
And if the Spa treatment is not for you (although more than a treatment, it guarantees an enchanting and peaceful experience,) you can also hit the gym. Stay in shape and kick various toxins out of your body, while enjoying the hospitality of the gym staff at the K West. Although gym is complimentary, one does have to pay extra for accessing the spa facility.
Instead of booking a stay, one can also organize meetings in the K West. The hotel also offers ample meeting room spaces ranging from small to medium s. These meeting spaces are chic, encompassing the standard contemporary professional designs and utilities. Meeting spaces in K West Hotel and Spa are fully air conditioned, naturally lit and offer finest comfort. Besides, these meeting spaces allow you to be rather creative while organizing meetings and events, and the organization offers full support in the same.
Bar & Lounge Area
Existing in the buzzing nightlife of West London, K Lounge bar of the hotel offers an eclectic chilled-out space to unwind and relax. Sit in the company of polished crowd, or dance at the buoyant tempo of beats and rhythm that gain momentum as the night progresses. With a well-stocked bar, adequately cushioned sitting arrangement and groovy settings, this bar is the place to be for any late evening (to early morning) escapades.
Other Additional Facilities
And while visiting the K West, users can expect a range of other basic facilities as well. The front desk is available for help all day long and the hotel offers complete disabled access and elevator facility. There is also a restaurant and bar area inside and guests can also opt for the valet parking. Moreover, K West is a fully gay-friendly hotel and provides full security and support to the guests.
And Finally!!! What are Others Saying about the Hotel?
In order to provide you with the best feedback of the hotel, we took to the hotel review aggregator website, the Trip Advisor and explored what others were saying about the hotel. From nearly 1300 total entries, nearly 1000 of them had nicety nice things to share about the hotel, while other 300 weren’t particularly impressed. Here’s discussing the good, bad and the ugly parts of staying at the K West.
- Most of the complaints were about the food quality, where one user described the prawn curry as “less of curry and more of tasteless water.”
- Some found the staying conditions quite noisy and distracting. Most of them (which are actually just a few out of those 300 negative reviewers) were woken up either by internal or external noises.
- Other complaints revolved around the paid internet facilities. But then, there’s hardly any luxury hotel that offers free internet, so we can perhaps cut the hotel organization some slack for making internet chargeable.
Well now that we think about it, the opulence of the hotel completely makes up for the non-availability of various free services. Let’s see how highly other users think of the hotel:
- K Spa is the winner for the hotel, and the highlight for various visitors. The full-service spa with the “Snow Paradise” feature and a jetted hydrotherapy pool offers “an amazing meditative and rejuvenating experience,” as per various users.
- Most of them also found the rooms to be “spotlessly clean and very chic”.
- They particularly appreciated the customer service and hospitality of the staff. The management is often described as “always welcoming, very helpful, and friendly.”
- Lastly, a lot of users found the hotel to be easily accessible, being 2 minutes away from Shepherd’s Bush tube station on the central line. “It took me hardly 20 minutes to reach the West End theatre starting from my hotel room,” a rather satisfied customer shared on the site.
And, if you would like to stay in this luxurious, best-priced 4-star hotel of West London, you can book your room at K West here. The page ensures lowest prices and charges no booking fees.
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