Hotel Features. Exuding late-Victorian splendour, 190 The Gore is an intimate hotel with authentic period decor.
The hotel's Bistro 190 serves modern European food such as roast pork belly and wild halibut with saute of gnocchi and wild mushrooms. Lit by candles, the mahogany-panelled Bar One Ninety is popular with celebrities. It has plump leather sofas and serves cocktails. Another comfortable drinking spot is the clubby Green Room with its antiquarian books, historic portraits and, in winter, crackling open fire.
Guestrooms. Antique furniture and period prints grace the 54 elegant rooms, where the beds are made up in white, Egyptian-cotton linen. The Gore, 1892 hotel's rooms have minibars, safes and desks with dial-up Internet access (surcharge may apply).
Expert Tip. Some rooms are named after famous former guests such as film star Judy Garland and the Victorian soprano Dame Nellie Melba.
Wonderful Double Room: One queen four-poster or carved oak bed. Decorated with antiques and period furnishings. Air conditioning. Minibar. Flatscreen satellite TV and DVD player. Complimentary wireless Internet. Iron and ironing board. In-room safe.
Luxury Double: One queen four-poster or carved oak bed. Decorated with antiques and period furnishings. Air conditioning. Minibar. Flatscreen satellite TV and DVD player. Complimentary wireless Internet. Iron and ironing board. In-room safe.
From Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to The Gore, 1892 is 14 miles, approximately 40 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way into London. It departs from the airport every 15 minutes, and takes 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station in central London. The journey is non- stop and costs 14.50 GBP. Paddington is on the Hammersmith and City, District and Circle, and Bakerloo lines of London's Underground (Tube). Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground, which runs directly to Gloucester Road, Kings Cross, Leicester Square, Knightsbridge and Green Park underground stations. The journey to central London takes approximately one hour, and trains depart every 10 minutes. A one-day travel pass costs 6.30 GBP, including travel to Heathrow (in zone 6). Black taxis cost approximately 50 GBP to central London. Coaches operate to London Victoria and the rest of the UK, and the airport is also served by local buses. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The Gore, 1892 hotel is a short walk from Gloucester Road Tube station (on the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines). The London Underground (Tube) and buses are the easiest ways to travel within London. Single tickets are expensive, but an electronic Oyster card offers a cheaper fare. Oyster cards can be purchased from ticket offices for 3 GBP (refundable). Daily or weekly travel passes are the most economical way to travel, and are valid on buses, trams, trains, and DLR, as well as on the Underground. Black taxis are available on the streets, but can be expensive. Driving is not recommended for visitors and a congestion charge zone is operated in central London.
- TV/VCR Sauna
- High Speed Internet Internet Access
- Cribs Currency Exchange
- Wake Up Service Dry Cleaning Service
- Banquet Facilities Conference Room(s)
- Restaurant(s) Safe-Deposit Box - front desk
- Bar/Lounge Garden
- Elevator/lift Babysitting or child care
Room Amenities: , , • Non-smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Internet access - complimentar
Royal Albert Hall - 100 metres | Albert Memorial - 300 metres | Kensington Gardens - 300 metres | Kensington High Street (shopping) - 500 metres | Kensington Palace - 500 metres | Hyde Park - 500 metres | Natural History Museum - 800 metres | Victoria and Albert Museum - 800 metres | Harrods Department Store - 0.5 miles | Buckingham Palace - 1 mile
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