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The Kensington Hotel, London

5-star5 stars
109-113 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England, SW7 5LR, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Natural History Museum
  • Free WiFi
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From 3,650 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Wellness
Great wellness & sports facilities
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Food
Delicious food

The Kensington Hotel, London

from $380 CAD
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Classic Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Suite (The Brompton Suite)
  • Room (Cosy)
  • Suite (The Knightsbridge Suite)
  • Luxury Studio Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite, 1 King Bed

What’s around The Kensington Hotel, London

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Natural History Museum (4-minute walk)
  • Victoria and Albert Museum (6-minute walk)
  • Science Museum (6-minute walk)
  • Royal Albert Hall (10-minute walk)
  • Harrods (13-minute walk)
  • Hyde Park (18-minute walk)
  • Buckingham Palace (27-minute walk)
  • Big Ben (36-minute walk)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral (5.9 km)

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 28 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 48 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 75 min drive
  • London West Brompton Station - 19 min walk
  • London Kensington Olympia Station - 4 min drive
  • Kensington (Olympia) Station - 4 min drive
  • South Kensington Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station - 7 min walk
  • Earl's Court Station - 18 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 150 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Year Built - 1870
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-inch Smart TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Town House at Kensington - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The K Bar - Onsite wine bar. Open daily.

The Kensington Hotel, London’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Kensington
  • Kensington Hotel
  • Kensington Hotel London
  • The Kensington London, England
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel
  • The Kensington Hotel London
  • The Kensington Hotel Hotel London

Policies

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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Breakfast costs between GBP 11 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 512 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Well worth the price in every way
Fantastic stay for 6 nights. The location is amazing ... great restaurants right around the corner. Friendly and helpful staff. Walking distance to the tube, Kensington Gardens, museums, etc. etc. Highly recommend it.
Shalini, caTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect!
There aren’t enough superlatives to describe our stay. The service was amazing; they went above and beyond for my many requests! The rooms were beautiful and clean. All the staff made you feel so welcome, and were always eager and ready to please. The breakfast was very good, cocktails and afternoon tea were perfect. We’ve definitely found our hotel in London!
Regina, caFamily trip
Exceptional 10.0
We had an amazing stay at the Kensington Hotel. The hotel itself is beautiful and very well decorated. The location is very convenient for those interested in the museums and parks. Everyone was incredibly helpful and nice. The closest subway station is about 8 minutes walk from the hotel. Please note this is an American reviewer :) one comment to note is that the rooms are small. I booked a Classic Room. Not a big deal but something to keep in mind when picking the type of room you want to stay in.
us5 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Pampered
Very warm, welcoming staff, personalized service, went the extra mile to ensure I was satisfied. The best service I’ve ever had at a hotel. As a solo woman traveler I felt completely comfortable and taken care of. The location is perfect - near restaurants, pubs, the underground. Hyde Park is in walking distance as are s number of great museums. The hotel is elegant and serene. My room was well-appointed but very small. If large rooms are what you want, make sure to request one of the larger ones.
us5 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Wonderful
Beautiful area, reasonably priced, wonderful staff & comfortable room.
Emily, us3 night trip

The Kensington Hotel, London

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