Hotel Features. Occupying a grade II-listed, red-brick Victorian building, the Best Western Burns Hotel has an impressive marble-floored, wood-panelled lobby with large mirrors.
The parquet-floored Patio Restaurant is a long room with oak furniture. Its international menu includes frequently changing dishes such as Cajun king prawns. The Ellen Terry Bar is named after a Victorian actress who once lived at the hotel and the bar displays paintings of her. It serves light meals such as club sandwiches, and the walled garden is open for the bar's guests in the warmer months.
Business services, small meeting room and wireless Internet access are available.
Guestrooms. The 105 guestrooms on five floors have views of either the garden square or the walled garden. Rooms have light-oak furniture and unfussy blue and white decor. They provide wireless Internet access (surcharge), satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and complimentary toiletries.
Expert Tip. London's Hyde Park, less than a mile away, is home to the restored Albert Memorial. The widowed Queen Victoria commissioned the grand monument to commemorate her beloved husband.
Standard Single Room: One twin bed. Simple blue and white furnishings, light oak-wood furniture. Facilities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), hairdryer, tea and coffeemaking facilities. Bathrooms are white- or gray-tiled. All rooms have views of either the garden square or the hotel’s own walled patio.
Standard Twin/Double: One queen bed or two twin beds. Simple blue and white furnishings, light oak-wood furniture, including two armchairs. Facilities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), hairdryer, tea and coffeemaking facilities. Bathrooms are white- or gray-tiled. All rooms have views of either the garden square or the hotel’s own walled patio.
Standard Twin Room: Two twin beds. Desk. Wireless Internet connection (surcharge). Cable/satellite TV. Coffee/tea maker. Hair dryer. Trouser press.
Standard Double Room: One double bed. Desk. Wireless Internet connection (surcharge). Cable/satellite TV. Coffee/tea maker. Hair dryer. Trouser press.
From Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to the Best Western Burns Hotel is 16 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 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 Best Western Burns Hotel is opposite the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre in central London and 500 metres from Earl's Court Tube station (on the 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.
- Cable/Satellite TV TV/VCR
- Full Kitchen High Speed Internet
- Coffee Maker Restaurant(s)
- Internet public area - surcharge Internet public area - wireless
Room Amenities: , , • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Trouser press • Iron/ironing board (on request • Makeup mirror • Blackout drapes/curtains • Electronic/magnetic keys • Housekeeping (daily) • Cable/satellite TV • Smoking rooms • Complimentary toiletries • Complimentary newspaper (M-F)
- Kensington Gardens/Kensington Palace - 0.5 miles (1 kilometre)| - Victoria & Albert Museum - 1 mile (1.5 kilometres)| - Hyde Park - 1 mile (1.5 kilometres)| - Harrods - 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometres)| - Buckingham Palace - 2.5 miles (4 kilometres)| - Oxford Street (shopping) - 2.5 miles (4 kilometres)| - Trafalgar Square - 3 miles (5 kilometres)| - Houses of Parliament and Big Ben - 3 miles (5 kilometres)| - St Paul's Cathedral - 5 miles (8 kilometres)|
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