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Inn Sydney House Chelsea - London

5 star Inn London

9-11 Sydney Street Chelsea - London

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from £ 99 .00
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Sydney House Chelsea is a stylish Victorian Inn situated in one of London's most vibrant areas, just minutes from Kings Road, Knightsbridge, and the fashionable part of Fulham Road (known as The Beach), and only a 3-minute walk from South Kensington underground station. Museums, art galleries, the Michelin Building, Harrods and Harvey Nichols, the Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and some of the country's best restaurants all lie within close proximity.

Behind its Gregorian exterior, the property offers sleek modern accommodation within the atmosphere of a private house. The property features an elegant cocktail bar and a boardroom, as well as 21 extremely comfortable and functional guestrooms. Wireless and wired Internet access is complimentary in public areas.

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Guest Rating 8.5 Excellent
Based on 42 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

Rooms compact but very well designed and equipped.Standard room 22 had lots of lov...

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Breakfast at Inn Sydney House Chelsea

A continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Inn Facilities at Sydney House Chelsea

  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - 24 hour
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Laundry room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Meeting Room
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: between 2:00 PM and 5:00 AM.

Check-out: before 11:00 AM.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Inn Sydney House Chelsea is also known as

Sydney House
Sydney House Hotel
Sydney House Hotel London
Sydney Hotel London

9.4

Clean

8.9

Location

8.5

Quiet

6.7

Spacious

8.8

Service

Sydney House Chelsea Inn reviews

8.5 Excellent
  • March 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

Lovely hotel! Beautiful, well-appointed rooms, loved 24-hr room service, quick walk from South Ken Tube Station and direct transport on Piccadilly Line to and from Heathrow. We'd heard that the walls were thin and this was confirmed. Someone somewhere in hotel was smoking while we were out; think it came through the room vent because it was quite evident when we returned to the room that evening and we had to open the windows to air the room out. The staff were very polite and response to our requests and needs both via email prior to stay and while we were there. We would definitely return.

4.1 Ordinary
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

The location was excellent and convenient for subway travel. Our big disappointment was the tiny room provided. Seeing the picture of the nice deck off the room in the on-line pictures pursuaded me to spend more than usual to end our trip to England. When we were taken to our room, not only did it not have a deck; it was barely larger than the queen sized bed which filled it! We then shortened our stay from 4 days to 2 days and, upon checking out, we had 20% added onto our bill since only stays of 3 days or more gave us our original rate...again a disappointment paying over $300 per night. The photos need to show what "typical" rooms look like.

6.0 Fair
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

My daughter and I stayed here during the last week in June, when the front desk attendants were very professional, efficient, helpful, kind, and polite. I chose this hotel for my daughter and her friend for 5 nights during the beginning of August. This time the front desk attendant (different person)was rude and did not get the air conditioning in their room fixed until the 3rd day. These were very hot days in London. I sent an email about it to the address printed on the website, and have not yet heard a reply, although the AC was fixed finally. Other than this person's manner and the AC being out in their room which was a significant negative, the hotel was great.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • July 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

We stayed in Sydney House Chelsea for 4 nights, our entire stay in London, and loved our room and bath. The reviews from previous guests were spot on. We were happy with the cleanliness and comfort of our room and the hotel, manner and helpfulness of the staff, location of the hotel, safety and security, and quality of the food in its little restaurant. The room was very neutral in color and modern in decor, so I bought some fresh tulips from the vendor just outside the South Kensington tube station, which added just the amount of color and the pretty touch we needed. The existence of both opaque and translucent window shades was a nice combination. Yes, the lift is tiny, but it was not a problem, and we were happy for its existence. The staff was charming, pleasant, and proficient. We will definitely stay here again.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • April 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Poland

If you want to find a really nice hotel in one of London's prime locations, look no further. Sydney House Chelsea gives you access to the amenities of both Chelsea and South Kensington. The hotel is not purpose-built, it is a conversion of several Georgian terraced houses, located in a quiet street. Rooms are smallish (hey, that's London, all right?) but nice and stylish (nice blend of the modern with the traditional). Service is excellent, staff very friendly and forthcoming. As a bonus, you have a very good Thai restaurant on the corner, don't forget to book, as it is always full. This is our place in London, no doubt.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Denmark

Rooms are small, but otherwise the rest is excellent, very friendly personnel, rooms newly decorated, situation of hotel excellent, price good value for money, to be recommended to others

8.6 Excellent
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

1st visit to London. Hotel was a short walking distance to Metro which allowed us to travel everywhere. Two good restaurants next to hotel. Staff was wonderful, service was fast. Our room was quite small, but the bed well dressed and comfortable. The shower gave us some problems in that the showerhead was so high we could not adjust its position. We would stay again and recommend it to others.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • January 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Germany

I loved my stay and will plan on going back on my next visit to London.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • October 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

We were very happy with our stay at the Sydney House Chelsea. Our room was very comfortable and the staff was excellent and very accommodating. I would recommend this hotel and would certainly stay there again.

8.4 Very Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • USA

Great location if you are looking for a quiet corner of London that is readily available to all the major sights. Staff was helpful and courteous; rooms were clean (if small). Breakfast (while not included in the price of the room) was very good and a good value relative to eating out.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Poland

A lovely hotel in a quiet area, close to the restaurants and shops of both South Kensington and Chelsea. Rooms were small, as expected (hey, this is London after all). Very friendly service, nice atmosphere. Don't expect anything grand - this is a very nice hotel with good, unassuming design. We will definitely stay at this hotel next time we are in London.

8.3 Very Good
  • March 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

I stayed 2 nights in the hotel. It's very well located, closed to bus stop and underground. Friendly staff at reception and very good service at restaurant for the breakfast. The hotel is very charming and design. The only problem : there is no mini bar (but room service works 24/24)and the duvets are too short.

7.3 Good
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

Nice Place, staff were excellent. Being Chelsea it is pricey, and the rooms are probably even small by London standards. Still, I would stay there again and would recommend to friends.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

This hotel is probably the best we have ever stayed at. The staff was very informative and helped us book tickets for a show we wanted to see. The room was very nice and comfortable. Everything was fantastic making our trip one to remember. Thanks to the staff for everything.

8.1 Very Good
  • December 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Spain

Excellent place. Rooms are very comfortable and silent, though a bit small. Good service. Quiet neighborhood. Great restaurants (Italian + Thai) in the corner. Expensive, but...that's London :-)

7.8 Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Switzerland

overall are excellent except the price comparing to the size for the hotel. Especially for people who are not using GBP, it comes really expensive after exchange rate. Perhaps for international customer, the price is better to be lower.

9.3 Wonderful!
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

We were traveling to Europe for our wedding and honeymoon. Sydney House was our first stop. We arrived jet lagged and exhausted. The staff was courteous and accommodating. The rooms were very clean and comfortable even though not vast. The location can't be beat...close enough to downtown and tourist destinations, but far enough away to feel remote and quiet. We would definitely visit again.

7.9 Good
  • December 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

un hotel davvero confortevole e accogliente. pulito e ben arredato. bellissime camere (anche se un po' piccole). un'esperienza da ripetere.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • September 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • USA

Loved this hotel. Great location. Would highly recommend.

6.6 Fair
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Australia

Room was small - although by general London standards - but well designed to take best advantage of space available. Service of staff etc was excellent and the location was just great. On the whole I would recommend strongly.

7.8 Good
  • May 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Australia

Sydney House is very well situated being only 400 metres from the shops and restaurants of Kings Road, and in the other direction, an easy 10 minute walk to South Kensington station. Our room was the smallest on the floor but impeccably presented, ultramodern and super-clean. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Had we stayed there longer I'm sure we would have used the bar and lounge area on the ground floor as it looked lovely. We didn't have breakfast there as we thought it a bit too expensive at 10 pounds for a bowl of cereal and toast.

8.6 Excellent
  • October 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Gay Couple
  • Italy

the only real troubles I had was a poor internet connection and a couple having fun next door at 4 in the morning. all the rest was excellent.

9.1 Wonderful!
  • August 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • USA

The hotel staff were very knowledgable and helpful, recommended two excellent restaurants in the area. We would stay again.

10 Outstanding!
  • April 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • United Kingdom

This has to be one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in in terms of style and comfort, and I have stayed in a lot! We did get the room at a discounted rate however and I am not sure it would have been worth the full £175 per night price, but then again not much is. The DVD player and rental service in every room was a bonus that we did not know about but unfortunately didn't get time to use. I will definitely use this hotel again next time I am in London.

7.4 Good
  • April 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Sweden

8.5 Excellent
  • August 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • USA

7.9 Good
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

9.3 Wonderful!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Belgium

8.3 Very Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • United Kingdom

8.7 Excellent
  • December 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Germany

7.8 Good
  • April 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • France

7.9 Good
  • October 2004
  • Venere Guest
  • Heterosexual Couple
  • Sweden

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9.0 Wonderful!
  • January 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

7.6 Good
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.5 Outstanding!
  • February 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

8.6 Excellent
  • December 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

9.0 Wonderful!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Italy

8.1 Very Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Mature couple
  • Italy

9.4 Outstanding!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Italy

8.5 Excellent
  • February 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • France

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Room Details

Book your luxury accommodation at Sydney House Chelsea, offering 21 guest rooms with Egyptian cotton sheets and designer toiletries. Guests can kick back at the end of a busy day and enjoy 21-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite channels and DVD players. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones during their Chelsea visit.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with showers and hair dryers. Rooms also include climate control.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • DVD player
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Sydney House Chelsea Inn

By car from Heathrow
Enter the M4 at J4, West Drayton. Continue along the motorway until you reach the city and Cromwell Road. You will pass Tesco, Cromwell Hospital and Sainsbury's all on your left. Keep straight on, crossing Gloucester Road and Queensgate, and then head past the Natural History and Science museums. Take the first available right and then turn left into Harrington Road. Then follow directions towards Fulham Road. Turn right into Fulham road and then left into Sydney Street.

From Victoria Rail and Bus Terminals
Take either the Circle or District Line on the underground just two stops to South Kensington. Leave the station from the South exit and from Onslow Square, walk straight towards the Theo Fennel shop on Fulham Road. Turn right into Fulham Road and then immediately left into Sydney Street. The inn is located on the right hand side of the street at number 11.

By airplane
From the London Gatwick Airport, take the Gatwick Express British Rail train to Victoria station (30-minute journey); trains run every 15 minutes. Then take the underground to South Kensington.

Distances from Inn Sydney House Chelsea

Victoria and Albert Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
London Natural History Museum - 0.6 km / 0.3 mi
Brompton Oratory - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
London Science Museum - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Beauchamp Place - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Saatchi Gallery - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Imperial College London - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Sloane Square - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Royal Hospital Chelsea - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Harrod's - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Royal Albert Hall - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Albert Memorial - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Battersea Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Hyde Park - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Earl's Court Exhibition Centre - 1.7 km / 1 mi
The closest major airports to Sydney House Chelsea are:
London (LCY-London City) - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi
London (LHR-Heathrow) - 19.4 km / 12 mi

The preferred airport for Sydney House Chelsea is London (LHR-Heathrow).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.