FAQs

Should you have a question which is not addressed below, then please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7627 6262 or email info@chelseaguesthouse.co.uk.

Which level of hotel is Chelsea Guest House?

The Chelsea Guest House is an affordable, room-only guest house in Central London close to Battersea, Clapham and Vauxhall.

To ensure that we cater to all budgets and all of our guests’ requirements, we offer two room types and tariffs.
Our premium rooms cost a little more but offer many more facilities such as welcome trays with tea, coffee and biscuits, hairdryers installed in the rooms, luxurious Hypnos beds, crisp white linens and contemporary décor.

Our standard rooms cater to a more budget conscious guest and offer complimentary Wi-Fi, clean and comfortable en suite rooms (with some single rooms available with shared bathrooms for even bigger cost savings to our guests).

Where can I get breakfast?

Breakfast vouchers can be purchased from Reception for £5. Each voucher entitles the guest to a Traditional English or Vegetarian breakfast at our recommended local cafe just 30 seconds walk from the guest house.

The Guest House does not have on-site catering facilities but is located near 24 hour shops and is next door to McDonald’s.

Does Chelsea Guest House offer discounts or packages?

We offer special budget rates for group accommodation; group leaders stay free of charge with groups of 20 or more people.

Seasonal discount rates are also offered, contact Reception today to discuss your room requirements and learn about packages on offer.

Does the Guest House offer internet access?

Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the Guest House, including guest bedrooms.

What are the opening hours for Guest Reception?

Reception is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

What are the check-in/check-out times?

The check in time at the hotel is from 12.00pm (midday) and check-out must be before 11.00am.
Late checkout can be arranged for a small fee (subject to availability).

What type of credit card do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards.

In which currencies do you accept payment?

We accept only Sterling (£ GBP).
However, we do offer currency exchange services to Sterling.

Is VAT included in the tariff?

All rates are inclusive of all applicable taxes and VAT.

How far is the Guest House from the Victoria Coach Station/Rail Station?

Chelsea Guest House is approximately 15 minutes from Victoria Coach/Train Station via London Underground and bus.
Please feel free to contact us prior to arrival for specific directions. We have a ready-made customer information sheet with maps and local transport links included for your information and we are happy to forward this by email.

How best to reach the Guest House from the airport?

From London Stansted Airport: Approximately 1 hour 30 mins

Take the Stansted Express train to London Liverpool Street. At Liverpool Street make your way to London Underground and take the Central Line to Oxford Circus. At Oxford Circus change for the Victoria Line to Vauxhall. From Vauxhall tube station you can hop on either bus 87 or 77 from stop G towards Clapham and hop off at Wandsworth Road Train Station.
Alternatively walk for approximately 15 mins from Vauxhall along the Wandsworth Road and find us just past the McDonald’s restaurant.

Alternatively: Take the National Express bus bound for London Victoria. At Victoria Coach Station walk to Victoria Train and Underground station, from here you can take the Victoria line to Vauxhall Underground Station. From Vauxhall you can hop on either bus 77 or 87 from stop G towards Clapham, hop off at Wandsworth Road Station. Alternatively walk for approximately 15 minutes from Vauxhall along Wandsworth Road and you will find us located just next to McDonalds.

From London Heathrow Airport: Approximately 1 hour 20 mins

Take the Picadilly Line to Green Park Underground Station. At Green Park change to the Victoria Line for Vauxhall Tube Station. From Vauxhall tube station you can hop on either bus 87 or bus 77 from stop G towards Clapham and hop off at Wandsworth Road Train Station. Alternatively walk for approximately 15 mins from Vauxhall along the Wandsworth Road and find us just past the McDonald’s restaurant.

From London Gatwick Airport: Approximately 50 mins

Take the Southern train to Clapham Junction. From Clapham Junction you can hop on either bus 87 or 77 towards Vauxhall and hop off at Wandsworth Road Train Station.

Alternatively: Take the Gatwick Express train to London Victoria. At Victoria walk to Victoria Train and Underground station, from here you can take the Victoria line to Vauxhall Underground Station. From Vauxhall you can hop on either bus 77 or bus 87 from stop G towards Clapham, hop off at Wandsworth Road Station. Alternatively walk for approximately 15 minutes from Vauxhall along Wandsworth Road and you will find us located just next to McDonald’s.

From London Luton Airport: Approximately 1 hour 30 mins

Take First Capital Connect train from Luton Parkway Station towards Brighton and get off at St Pancras Train Station. Transfer to the Victoria Line at Kings Cross and go south getting off at Victoria or Vauxhall. From Vauxhall you can hop on either bus 77 or bus 87 from stop G towards Clapham, alighting at Wandsworth Road Station.

Take the Southern train towards Clapham Junction, changing to the Overground for Wandsworth Road Station from which the Guest House is a short walk. Alternatively you may take bus 87 or 77 from Clapham Junction, towards Vauxhall getting off at the stop for Wandsworth Road Station.

Alternatively: Take the National Express, Easy Bus or Terravision bus to London Victoria Coach Station. At Victoria walk to Victoria Train and Underground station, from here you can take the Victoria line to Vauxhall Underground Station. From Vauxhall you can hop on either bus 77 or bus 87 from stop G towards Clapham, hop off at Wandsworth Road Station.
Alternatively walk for approximately 15 minutes from Vauxhall along Wandsworth Road and you will find us located just next to McDonald’s.
From the East, take junction 2 of the M25, follow A2 to Central London, through to the A202. Before Vauxhall Bridge, turn left into Wandsworth Road (A3036) we are just past the McDonald’s on the right.
From the West, take junction 10 of the M25, follow A3 to Central London, turn left on to the A3036 (Wandsworth Road) just before Clapham Junction, we are on the left hand side just before McDonald’s.

From Other Locations:

If you need directions from anywhere else, or would like to use another method of transport, please contact the Guest House directly and we will be able to assist you.

Which major attractions are close to Chelsea Guest House?

We are located a short bus ride from Victoria therefore close to Central London and all its main attractions such as:

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Houses of Parliament
  • Tate Gallery
  • West End Theatres
  • Notting Hill
  • Portobello Road
  • Harrods
  • National Gallery
  • Natural History Museum
  • Science Museum
  • The Royal Albert Hall
  • Hyde Park
  • Regents Park
  • Camden Town
  • Thames River
  • Shopping at Oxford Street, Bond Street, Kings Road and Knightsbridge

All these destinations are easily accessible from the hotel.

What is the difference between a standard and premium room?

We have several types of affordable accommodation available. Depending on your budget and your personal preference, you may wish to consider:

Our Premium Rooms

At Chelsea Guest House, we do all that we can to ensure that you can get all the sleep that you need!

All of our premium rooms are equipped with luxurious Hypnos beds, each of which is hand made by the company which has been dubbed “The Most Comfortable Beds in The World”. Hypnos also holds a Royal Warrant, they have been awarded the National Bed Federation’s “Bed Manufacturer of the Year” award in both 2011-2012 in addition to 2014-2015 and have been named the “Comfiest Bed” by LateRooms.com five years in a row.

  • Contemporary décor
  • All equipped with luxurious Hypnos beds (divans and mattresses)
  • En-suite facilities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen television
  • Welcome tray with tea, coffee and complimentary biscuits provided.
  • Hairdryer
  • Luxurious bath and hand towels
  • Available in twin, double or triple room sizes

Our Standard Rooms

  • Excellent value for money
  • Well-appointed rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen television
  • Luxurious bath and hand towels
  • Hairdryers available upon request(subject to availability)
  • Kettles available on request(subject to availability)
  • All standard twin, double, triple and family rooms have en suite facilities
  • Standard single rooms available with en suite or without (for budget conscious guests)

We hope that you have found this information to be helpful, however in the event that we have missed something or you require further information to plan your stay with us at Chelsea Guest House, please do not hesitate to contact us.