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Overview of Melia London Kensington

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4.1 / 5Very Good
8 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

What's nearby

Popular LocationNatural History Museum6 min walk
Popular LocationScience Museum11 min walk
RestaurantPolo Bar1 min walk
RestaurantLight of India1 min walk
AirportLondon (QQP-Paddington Train Station)5 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • The Kensington Suite

    The Kensington Suite

    Room amenities

    • 43 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Classic Single Room

    Classic Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 11 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Room

    Deluxe Room

    Room amenities

    • 15 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Premium King Room

    Premium King Room

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room

    Family Room

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Junior Suite

    Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Family Room (2AD+1CH)

    Family Room (2AD+1CH)

    Room amenities

    • 23 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Junior Suite (2AD+1CH)

    Junior Suite (2AD+1CH)

    Room amenities

    • 26 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite (2AD+1CH)

    Suite (2AD+1CH)

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite (Master)

    Suite (Master)

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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  • Suite (Master (2 + 1))

    Suite (Master (2 + 1))

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, Melia London Kensington is in the historical district and near a metro station. Cromwell Road and Kensington High Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Stamford Bridge Stadium and London Eye. Check out an event or a game at Wembley Stadium, and consider making time for ZSL London Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing. It's also convenient for public transport: Gloucester Road Underground Station is just steps away and South Kensington Underground Station is 10 minutes by foot.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Natural History Museum - 6 min walk
  • Science Museum - 11 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 12 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 13 min walk
  • Harrods - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Gloucester Road Underground Station - 1 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 5 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 46 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Jam Cupboard — 1 min walk
  • Polo Bar - 1 min walk
  • Light of India - 1 min walk
  • The Jam Cupboard - 1 min walk
  • Pizza Express - 1 min walk

About this property

Melia London Kensington

Luxury London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Natural History Museum
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, coffee/tea in a common area and 24-hour room service. All 81 rooms feature modern comforts such as LCD TVs with digital channels, along with free WiFi. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and Frette Italian sheets.
Melia London Kensington offers 81 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 18 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Lift

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

24-hour business centre
4 meeting rooms
Computer station
Conference space (76 square feet)

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Frette Italian sheets
Climate control (heating)
Linens
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Towels

Entertainment

Digital channels
LCD TV
Films for purchase

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Minibar

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Desk
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Diners Club
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50.00 per night

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

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 18 per person (approximately)

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.
  • Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property is also known as

  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel
  • Hotel London Kensington managed Meliá
  • Hotel London Rydges
  • Rydges Kensington London England
  • Rydges Kensington Plaza London
  • Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
  • Rydges London
  • London Kensington managed Meliá
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.1

Very Good

5 - Excellent
4
4 - Good
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3 - Okay
1
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
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4.9
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.7
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

Every thing was perfect we could not fault them in any way

Stayed 6 nights in Mar. 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night in Mar. 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Both ourselves and another party both ordered a premium king room but there’s was substantially larger than ours. We felt as though ours was a standard room but were charged for a premium.

Stayed 1 night in Feb. 2020

2/5

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Feb. 2020

    4/5 Good

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

    Location and cleanliness. I did not like so much the breakfast area.

    Stayed 2 nights in Jan. 2020