Blakes Hotel

Rated 8.1 in 194 reviews. 44 rooms.


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Blakes was created in 1978 by the world renowned designer Anouska Hempel and is known to be the world's first luxury boutique hotel. With a top class concierge and room service running day and night, your every last wish is their command. With nonsense and happiness around the clock Blakes is a romantic whirlwind from the minute you step through the door. So full of fantasy and so full of fun you are guaranteed to have a great time!

Ideally located in a quiet part of South Kensington, the 5-star Blakes Hotel is known to be the world's first luxury boutique hotel. Boasting fine dining and sumptuous interior design by Anouska Hempel, it is just over 10 minutes' walk from central London's museum district. Elegantly styled with unique antiques and rich fabrics, the refined air-conditioned rooms also include a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. The beautifully styled bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Many rooms feature a four-poster bed and original artwork. A 24-hour room service is available. Blakes’s sophisticated Asian-style restaurant serves creative, well presented cuisine. Next to the restaurant, the Chinese Room and Bar offers cocktails and fine wines in relaxed surroundings. Set within an exclusive area of London, this unique hotel is only 10 minutes’ walk from stylish bars and the city's lively night life. Leafy Hyde Park and the historic Royal Albert Hall are both 1 mile from Blakes Hotel. Both South Kensington and Gloucester Road London Tube Station can be reached after a 10-minute walk.

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  1. Cineworld

    Surf the web for free. Visit the cafe-bar at Cineworld Fulham and customers get the use of free Wi-Fi

    236 m from hotel
    142 Fulham Rd

  2. The Anglesea Arms

    Every Friday after work. Always ppl in the pavement but for some reason everybody loves the place. Nothing special tho.

    244 m from hotel
    15 Selwood Terrace

  3. Sophie's Steakhouse

    If it's your first time you must try the 10oz filet with mashed potatoes ans the Sophie's BBQ sauce. Absolutely devine!

    280 m from hotel
    311-313 Fulham Rd

  4. Bumpkin

    Traditional Roasted Sunday - must try!!! It's perfect.

    307 m from hotel
    102 Old Brompton Rd.

  5. Haché

    Check out the foursquare specials, fancy a glass of wine on the house? or some starters before main? Keep checking in!

    308 m from hotel
    329-331 Fulham Rd

  6. VQ

    French bistro open 24 hrs. Serves alcohol and the waiters are handsome. :)

    314 m from hotel
    325 Fulham Rd

  7. Byron

    Awesome cheddar cheese burger ☝

    431 m from hotel
    93-95 Old Brompton Rd

  8. Dozo Sushi

    Tiger, spider and volcano maki are all amazing! The salmon sashimi is also good! Great service and portions a little bit over priced, but still one of the best places in the area!!!

    465 m from hotel
    68 Old Brompton Rd

  9. Natural History Museum

    Opened in 1881, the museum facade uses terracotta tiles which were resistant to the soot of Victorian London. The largest of the famous dinosaur skeletons in the central hall is a diplodocus.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Cromwell Rd

  10. Aubaine

    Best egg florentine in ENTIRE london

    1.0 km from hotel
    260-262 Brompton Rd

  11. Science Museum

    Much of the collection was inherited from the Museum of Patents (est 1858) and includes early locomotives such as Stephenson’s Rocket and Puffing Billy, and the first jet engine.

    1.0 km from hotel
    Exhibition Rd

  12. Hyde Park

    Hyde Park was a favourite venue for duellists in the 18th and 19th century, including the brutal 1712 duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mohun in which they hacked each other to death.

    2.4 km from hotel
    Serpentine Rd

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