The Kensington Hotel

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55-inch Smart TV with satellite channels
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down duvets, pillow-top beds

Overview of The Kensington Hotel

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The Kensington Hotel

5.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
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109-113 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England, SW7 5LR

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNatural History Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Albert Hall14 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park16 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick)73 min drive

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About this area

London

The Kensington Hotel is located in London City Centre, a neighbourhood in London, and is near a metro station. Victoria and Albert Museum and Science Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace. Natural History Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Natural History Museum - 6 min walk
  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 9 min walk
  • Science Museum - 10 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 14 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • South Kensington Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • West Brompton Underground Station - 17 min walk
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 73 min drive

Restaurants

  • Rocca - 2 min walk
  • La Bouchee - 2 min walk
  • Bosphorus Kebabs - 3 min walk
  • Zetland Arms - 3 min walk
  • La Brioche - 3 min walk

About this property

The Kensington Hotel

Luxury London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Natural History Museum
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a 24-hour business centre, a coffee shop/cafe and 24-hour room service.
The Kensington Hotel offers 150 accommodations 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 baths or showers, bathrobes, 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Languages spoken

English, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

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 weekdays 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 27.00-27.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Town House at Kensington
  • The K Bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • 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

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Spa

  • Massages

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Bath or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • 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

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25.00 per accommodation, per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

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 27.00 and GBP 27.00 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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 may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
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

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

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 694 out of 995 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 218 out of 995 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 58 out of 995 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 20 out of 995 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 995 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely hotel, very much enjoyed my stay. Excellent service and friendly staff, beautiful rooms, and nice touches (turndown service, etc.). Dinner in restaurant was also delicious. Plan to stay here for future visits to London.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were all very welcoming and helpful. Everyone I ran into went out of their way to assist from housekeeping, maintenance, front desk, concierge. I hope to go back and stay again!
Stayed 5 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
There is nothing I did not like about my stay here. The hotel is comfortable, clean, and in a great location. The staff went above and beyond to assist me, answer my many questions, and make me feel welcome!
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This hotel is outstanding in its public spaces and its rooms. High quality everything. The staff was very helpful and friendly.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fancy establishment. Very London Quaint. Great location. Great staff and service.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022