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Places to Visit in South Kensington

It can be quite nice to just stroll around the streets in a new place, but sometimes it's wise to make a plan. Grab your travel schedule — we have heaps of awesome ideas for your upcoming South Kensington holiday.

If you're staying in South Kensington, there's no way you'll be able to skip Royal Albert Hall. This famous attraction draws in scores of visitors from all around the world. Ready to be impressed?

Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens are within easy reach of this neighbourhood. Since they're only a walk away, you'll want to take a pair of comfy shoes.

Enjoy the exhibits at Saatchi Gallery. If something catches your eye, have a chat with the attendant and find out about the person who dreamed it up. Travellers have a wonderful selection of things to do in this destination. Hyde Park is a lush haven that's easily accessible from the main downtown area. After a busy morning of sightseeing, chill out in one of its shady spots. Still have some time on your hands? Our planet is full of many surprising plants, creatures and discoveries. A trip to Natural History Museum will give you a closer look at the science of our natural world.

Are you eager to make some fun memories? A getaway is the perfect time to have some cool new experiences.

Looking forward to doing stacks of interesting things in South Kensington? Why not look into a Royal London Tour with Changing of the Guard & Kensington or a South Kensington and The Parks Tour?

Have a little time on your side? Make your way to our South Kensington things to do page for a full list of activities.

South Kensington Accommodation

In South Kensington, you'll find as many as 144 Expedia places to stay. Book as soon as you can for the best cheap holidays and luxury getaways.

Trying to decide where to base yourself? Just remember — cheap doesn't have to mean bed bugs in the mattress and tired old linen! You'll find clean, affordable options such as the Crowne Plaza London - Kensington (100 Cromwell Road) and the K+K Hotel George London (1-15 Templeton Place). However, if it's about time you treated yourself, the Bulgari Hotel, London (171 Knightsbridge) and the Point West Apartments (116 Cromwell Road) have gorgeous rooms with all those little extras.

If you're eager to visit Royal Albert Hall and you want to stay close by, you'll have some terrific properties to select from. The Cheval Thorney Court is only 0.3 miles away, and the onefinestay - Kensington private homes is a mere 0.4 miles away.

Nearest Airports to South Kensington

Wondering how to go from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington? After you have picked up your bags, you'll be about 12 miles west of the neighbourhood.


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Top South Kensington Hotel & Accommodation Deals

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Aquarius Hotel AU$654
Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020
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Aquarius Hotel

Aquarius Hotel

20-22 Hogarth Road, Earl's Court, London, England
     
    2.5 of 5
    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    It was and okay hotel for the night single room bit cramped with a unnecessary desk in there. I would leave the breakfast next time. Guy behind desk was friendly enough helping me with my case to top floor. Stored my luggage in the office at a charge of £2.50 per bag. It was okay for what I paid ...

    The Exhibitionist Hotel AU$181
    Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020
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    The Exhibitionist Hotel

    The Exhibitionist Hotel

    8-10 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London, England
       
      4.2 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Funky, well-situated hotel that was quiet and comfortable. Small room but fine for people like us who are out all day exploring. Heated bathroom floor was a fantastic plus. Staff was very accommodating during the covid-19 reality that was happening while in London.

      MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel AU$78
      Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020
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      MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel

      MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel

      Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queens Gate, London, England
         
        3.7 of 5
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        the room was spotless. The staff were friendly and helpful. Great price for central, will definitely use this hotel again.

        The Cranley AU$80
        Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020
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        The Cranley

        The Cranley

        10 Bina Gardens, South Kensington, London, England
           
          3.5 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          10 of 10 Fantastic beautiful place to stay fantastic staff fantastic location fantastic room thank you very much for looking after us

          The Rembrandt AU$309
          Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020
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          The Rembrandt

          The Rembrandt

          11 Thurloe Place, Kensington, London, England
             
            4.4 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            We had a wonderful stay and the staff were very pleasing at this troubled time with Covid-19. Good location for the Royal Albert Hall, museums and Knightsbridge.

            Montana Hotel London AU$113
            Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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            Montana Hotel London

            Montana Hotel London

            67/69 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London, England
               
              4.1 of 5
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Great staff, very warm, very helpful, and very friendly. Even though I had a shared bathroom it was always clean, well supplied with all the necessary supplies, and always available. So the shared bathroom was not so bad after all. I will stay there AGAIN!!! Great location. Give it a try folks.

              Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel AU$85
              Reviewed on 4 May 2020
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              Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel

              Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel

              68-69 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England
                 
                3.8 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Booked a room last minute (1 hour before) . All the staff is friendly and welcoming. The room was clean and tidy

                The Kensington Hotel
                Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020
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                The Kensington Hotel

                The Kensington Hotel

                109-113 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England
                   
                  4.6 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  A nice hotel with a personal touch. Professional staff. We like the interior warm.

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