K West Hotel & Spa

Richmond Way, London, W14 0AX, United Kingdom
(4 star hotel)
#279 of 2,538 hotels in London
Great (4.0 out of 5.0) 7 reviews
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Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on September 7, 2012

I like this hotel. I can’t say I can afford to stay here at their normal prices, but I do like the hotel. When I arrived I was greeted warmly and I kept thinking that part of the hotel looked like it sloped underground. The lobby was neat and efficient and I noticed plenty of free newspapers and magazine around. I had asked for a quiet room on the back of the hotel and a key car was produced. Then I started a very, very long walk down the longest hotel corridor I have ever seen. And it looked like it was underground. Halfway on my journey I encountered the strangest, but efficient, vending machine I have ever seen anywhere in the world. What was so special about the vending machine? In addition to your normal unhealthy snacks – it has some wonderful items. Like ice cold BEER! Oh yes! I am halfway to my room and loving this place already. Did I mention they had wine as well?

My room was as far back into the hotel as you could get. The great part was that the corridor had thick carpet and this absorbed any noise. Not that I ever heard any. My room was quiet good. It had a window letting me know I was on the ground floor actually. I had a very comfortable feeling mattress. OK – great start. My room had a good TV, mini-bar (empty, but you just ring room service), telephone, plenty of lights and a few other nice bits. My desk was functional and they do have Wi-Fi (for a fee).

My closet was functional and had a steam iron/board, safe, robe (excellent), and hairdryer.

The bathroom was excellent. Good bathtub and shower with some good toiletries. Nice big fluffy towels as well. The really nice touch was little stickers holding the toilet paper together. They were little sheep. Kinda of strange, yet cool.

I had a nice tea/coffee facility for that morning wake-up and even had a good variety as well.

The best thing about K West was the fact that I had a most wonderful night’s sleep. Great bed, quiet hotel and great staff.

They have a neat bar, called the K Lounge. K Lounge has a great selection of drinks, but also very good bar food. And they do serve food into the early hours of the morning. Get in there. The night I was there they had a good DJ. And the bar/lobby is far removed from the bedrooms so you don’t hear the music.

All in all a great hotel. Highly recommended by me.

Unique Quality:

- Very comfortable beds
- Air conditioning
- Tea/coffee facility, safe, hair-dryer & steam iron/board
- Work desk
- Customized mini bar (order by phone!)
- Internet facilities (Chargeable.
The Kanteen Restaurant is centred around (gourmet) pasta, burgers, salads and pizza variety with a steak or chicken dish. It looked good to me.

K Lounge Bar has an excellent lunch menu and at night does an impressive ‘snack’ menu that is as good as any restaurant. They serve up great food until the bar closes.

They have standard meeting rooms, Garden rooms and an Events Space

Winner of the 2011 World Luxury Spa Awards “Best Luxury Hotel Spa, UK”!

Well equipped modern gym. Personal trainer, fitness classes and membership options

Directions: TUBE STATIONS:
Shepherd's Bush (Central Line)
Shepherd's Bush Market (Circle, Hammersmith & City Lines)

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Priceline-Notting Hill/Bayswater

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on July 24, 2012

I wasn't very happy at first when I got the K West Hotel when I bid on Priceline, the closest tube is Shepard's Bush which I thought to be a bit outside the zone I was bidding on. I was probably bidding a bit too early as this stay was after the cruise so I was bidding at least a couple of weeks out. I finally got it at $105US +tax. It ended up not being too bad of a location, just a couple of stops from Notting Hill Gate where we spent Saturday morning and only about 45 minutes from Heathrow where we went on Sunday.

In the immediate area there was a Westfield shopping mall with a whole string of restaurants including a Wagamama, one of Jamie Oliver's restaurants and a branch of the Real Greek. I also spotted a Nando's and there were a lot of little takeaway kebab shops and fast food. There's a Morrison's supermarket on the main street as well as a couple of everything for a £ shops.

Shepard's Bush (central line) is the closest tube station but for our trip to Heathrow they suggested going to Shepard's Bush Market (Circle and Hammersmith/City lines) for an easier connection, it was 5-10 minutes up the street. To get to the hotel from Shepard's Bush station, you cross over the busy street in front of the station and then walk down a ramp and take the right branch at the bottom which is Richmond Way, the hotel is a couple minutes walk from there. The street is pretty deserted at night but I didn't have any concerns as I was traveling with my husband.

Unique Quality: I'd have to debate Priceline's 4* designation for this hotel, the carpet is pretty worn and stained throughout the hotel, our shower had a bit of mold in it. But otherwise, it was fine. The room had everything you'd expect-a room safe, a small refrigerator, ironing board, TV hair dryer.

The shower was good and there were nice big fluffy towels. Shampoo, conditioner and bath gel as well as bar soap.

We didn't try getting wifi in our room but there were a few computer terminals in the lobby where we checked our email. We also didn't really check out the spa services, I assume everything was extra.

Checkin and checkout were fine, we arrived before the normal checkin time and had no problem getting a room right away. Breakfast is extra

Directions: Closest tube: Shepards Bush (central line), Shepards Bush Market is 5-10 minutes on foot (Hammersmith & City, Circle Line)

Great Modern Hotel

Best (5.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on May 5, 2007

I've stayed here at least 3 times. Once I saw Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz there when they were filming Sahara. The rooms are large for London. It's located near Shepard's Bush tube stop on the Central Line which means a good 20 min. to all central London locations. There are always deals online for breakfasts or weekend getaways. A wonderful place to call home for a few days.

Directions: Near Shepard's Bush Tube Stop

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K West Hotel

Great (4.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on March 25, 2007

Right on Shepherd's Bush, which the BBC used to dominate, and the hang out of media, film and music types, it has a good range of rooms from good value basic to high end deluxe suites with enormous plasma screens. It's a little out of town, but it's right next to Shepherd's Bush station, and only a few minutes from the city center. It's tucked away in a quiet side street, so makes for a perfect night sleep... if not for the passing trains... and rowdy media stars. Oh well, nothing can be completely quiet in London.

The location is also great for restaurants and nightlife, which thrives around Shepherd's Bush and nearby Holland Park. The rooms are good value, and the included breakfast is excellent. Some of the best croissants and fresh bread rolls I've ever eaten. It also has a highly recommended restaurant, called the Kanteen, which serves up food good enough to draw in the locals as well as the hotel guests.

The only down side is that you might, like I did, get woken up at 4am by drunken music stars coming home from a night on the town...

Unique Quality: Media hang-out.

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K West Hotel London - Not for the first timers

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on February 12, 2004

I dug it but I have been to London a few times and did'nt mind the fact that it is in Shepards Bush, and a zillion cab dollars away from the center of town. Neat to see the way the real people live. And the sauna at this place was fab!

The hall way was 2 block long to our rooms. It took 10 min to walk from the front door to our rooms. Bazaar.

Attracting guest from all walks of life, we are particularly popular for the music, film and media industries. It is one of the most stylish places to relax and unwind in London. "A Hotel that rises above the competition through a marriage of concept, design and service. A Hotel that points the way forward"...2002 Best London Hotel, Theme Awards.

K West London's newest hip hotel, launched in December 2001 winning Best hotel in London' at the 2002 Theme awards. The modern glass exterior of the hotel creates a huge impact, allowing light to stream into the entrance lobby and the open plan K Lounge bar area. In the bar, which is open exclusively to hotel and K SPA guests, a modern fireplace runs along the rear wall. Square mirrored glass cubes act as both art installations and drink tables, while funky music creates a vibrant ambience. Located on the ground floor, the holistic K SPA offers unusual treatments such as the Dry Flotation Tank, Reiki and Reflexology. It has also introduced the E'SPA Hot Stone Treatment, and is one of the few spas in the UK to have a Double Therapy Room (complete with its own private sauna) so that friends and partners can enjoy side-by-side treatments.

The Jacuzzi, eucalyptus steam room, lemon steam room, sauna, plus towels, toiletries, hairdryers, individual lockers and fresh fruit are all complimentary to hotel guests. The bedrooms feature a subtle color scheme of taupe, brown and cream in leather, walnut and suede, alongside stainless steel and sandblasted glass flat screen TV's, DVD's, Hi-Fi's and oversize beds are fitted as standard in deluxe rooms, while the sexy bathrooms feature Philippe Starck fittings against limestone mosaics.

Unique Quality: Executive Guest Room: Executive guest room with queen bed or 2 twin beds. Room includes work desk, crisp linens, iron and ironing board, trouser press, satellite TV. Designed to offer contemporary open space, giving a feeling of lightness and calm. Duvets and non-allergenic pillows together with our hand made beds offer one of the best nights sleep you can have anywhere.

Studio Guest Room: Large studio guest room with king bed or 2 twin beds. Room includes work desk, crisp linens, iron and ironing board, trouser press, satellite TV. Designed to offer contemporary open space, giving a feeling of lightness and calm. Duvets and non-allergenic pillows together with our hand made beds offer one of the best nights sleep you can have anywhere.

Deluxe Guest Room: Large deluxe guest room with king bed or 2 twin beds. Room includes designer sofa, armchair, coffeetable, work desk, crisp linens, iron and ironing board, and trouser press. The room that tinks it's a studio apartment, it's got the lot. Wide screen TV, DVD, CD/Stereo with PlayStation 2 consoles (on request). The sofa can be converted to a double bed on prior request, ideal for families.

Embassy Junior Suite: Large Embassy junior suite with king bed. Suite includes combined bedroom/sitting area, dining table, designer sofa, armchair, coffeetable, work desk, crisp linens, iron and ironing board, and trouser press. Take a deluxe room and add more space, and as David Bowie said..."Lets Dance!!" This room is enormous.

Alarm Clock
Baby Sitting
Business Center
Concierge Level
24 Hour Front Desk
Handicap Facilities
Express Check Out
Modem Jack
Meeting Facilities
Non-Smoking Room
Safe Deposit Box
Cable TV

Attractions: Jacuzzi
Exercise Gym
Health Club

Directions: Shepards Bush tub stop. Way the heck out there....

London's Tragically hip Hotel

by written on November 24, 2002

Beautiful. Awesome. Hotel.

Decorated very modernistic, I was given the players club room. It was comfortable, very clean, my only problem was the funky shower door which looked good, got water everywhere.

Oh yeah, free internet access in the hotel was great. And the continential breakfast was probably one of the better meals I had in London.

Definately a good hotel for the stylish, young and trendy :) In Shepards bush, which isn't too bad to get to with the tube.

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Stayed at the K-West in...

by written on August 26, 2002

Stayed at the K-West in Shepard's Bush... nice hotel. They are doing quite a bit of remodeling but the rooms that are done are quite nice (try to get something on the 3rd floor). The staff is very helpful and easy to work with. Only complaint was with the bar when the drink prices doubled overnight.

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Address: Richmond Way, London, W14 0AX, United Kingdom

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Amenities at K West Hotel & Spa

  • Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Services
  • Spa
  • Kitchenette
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  • Bar / Lounge

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