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The Kensington Hotel

Star Rating
5 out of 5
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Reviews

4.6 / 5Wonderful
1,135 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Natural History Museum
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Victoria and Albert Museum
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Science Museum
    10 min walk
  • Airport
    London (LGW-Gatwick)
    75 min drive

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Book online or call:

03 7724 9556
  • Classic Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Luxury Studio Suite, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (The Brompton Suite)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, The Kensington Hotel is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, while Stamford Bridge Stadium and Sea Life London Aquarium are popular area attractions. Check out an event or a game at Craven Cottage Stadium, and consider making time for BT Tower, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Natural History Museum - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Victoria and Albert Museum - 9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Science Museum - 10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Royal Albert Hall - 14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Harrods - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • South Kensington Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London West Brompton Station - 19 min walk
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 76 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Town House at Kensington – Restaurant with a bar. Serves breakfast, brunch and lunch daily. Kids' menu available.
  • The K Bar – Wine bar. Open daily.

About this property

The Kensington Hotel

Luxury London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Natural History Museum
A restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business centre and 24-hour room service. All 150 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as espresso makers and bathrobes.
The Kensington Hotel offers 150 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. 55-inch Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a bath and shower, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries.
This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A 24-hour business centre is on-site at this 5-star property.
Wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This luxury hotel also offers a fitness centre, tour or ticket assistance and multilingual staff.
The Kensington Hotel is a smoke-free property.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Payment types

Diners ClubJCB InternationalMastercardAmerican ExpressVisa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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 on-site parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Kensington Hotel
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel
  • The Kensington Hotel London
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel London

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 11-30 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 2 meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch smart TV
  • satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

Nearby things to do

Where to eat

4.6

Wonderful

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4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.7
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Well located nice hotel in South Kensington. 5 minute walk from South Kensington Tube makes it ideal for both Heathrow and for central London. Room was a decent size for central London and the common areas were comfortable. Staff were very helpful, especially the concierge team.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Attentive staff and excellent atmosphere in the public areas

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    It was in a beautiful area and the staff was exceptional. The Hotel is also a beautiful property and a very welcoming place to come back to after a long day of touring.

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

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