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Superior Double Room

One Double Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
$181 $165
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Executive Double Room

One Double Bed
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
$198 $181
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Standard Single Room - Non Refundable

One Single Bed
Max Occupancy: 1 adult, 1 child
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Two Twin Beds
Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Historic luxury at exclusive London address

Near Albert Hall

Occupying a 1938 building, this hotel is across the street from Kensington Gardens, two blocks from Kensington Palace, and three blocks from London's Royal Albert Hall.

Hotel health spa

The on-site health spa (surcharge) offers an indoor pool, spa tub, sauna, gym with TVs, and beauty treatments; other amenities include 2 restaurants, and a bar.

TVs with satellite channels

The Kensington Close Hotel & Health Spa's 550 guestrooms have TVs with satellite channels, wireless (high-speed) Internet access, and 1930s-style art prints, as well as in-room safes.


Kensington Close Hotel and Health Spa is located in the fashionable Kensington neighborhood, within a few short blocks of upscale shopping and green parks. Guests have complimentary access to the onsite health spa, which is one of the largest fitness facilities in Kensington. The health spa, eMotion Leisure, features a 59-foot (18-meter) indoor pool with swimming classes, a gym with fitness classes and multiple workout machines, and beauty treatments, including as self-tanning, body wraps, facials, and manicures and pedicures.

Dining options include the Carvery, and the intimate Italian Connection. Marloes Bar is a popular, pub-style gathering place with a large-screen TV.

  • Number of floors - 8
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa services on site
  • Concierge desk
  • Health club
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Event catering
  • Banquet facilities
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Total number of rooms - 708
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty services
  • Tour assistance
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property (fines apply)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service health spa
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Year Built 1960
  • Television in lobby
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Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Desk
  • Satellite TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free movie channels
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Senses Restaurant - Carvery-style menu, including roast beef with fresh vegetables. Breakfast also available. Large room with blue carpet, white tablecloths.

Blue Smoke Restaurant - Intimate restaurant with modern international fare. Dark-red walls, dark-wood floors, historic photos on the walls, burnished light fixtures. Alcoves for dining in privacy. Continental breakfast as well as dinner.

Lions Sports Bar - Pub-style room with wingback chairs, wooden ceiling, round wooden tables, and comfortable sofas. Large-screen TV showing major sporting events. Drinks, sandwiches, light meals, and snacks.

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The Kensington Close Health Club, the on-site health spa, features an 18-meter (59-foot) heated indoor pool, a studio with classes, and a gym with personal trainers, six TVs, Precor and Cybex equipment, and cardio machines such as rowers, steppers, and treadmills.

Children must be accompanied by an adult to enjoy recreational amenities such as the swimming pool, health club, and spa.

Kensington Gardens, across from the hotel, is a lovely place to walk and bird-watch in fine weather.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Bird watching nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Swimming on site
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  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Massages
  • Sauna in spa
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

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Additional Details

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

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