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Room type

Standard Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Executive Room (Club)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Single Room

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Twin Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelHistoric 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 full-service eMotion Leisure spa offers an indoor pool, steam room and sauna, and beauty and body treatments. Other amenities include a health club, restaurant, cafe, and a lounge bar.

TVs with satellite channels

The Kensington Close Hotel & Health Spa's 708 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, wireless Internet access (surcharge), and 1930s-style art prints. Club rooms offer access to a private lounge.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Kensington Close Hotel & Spa is located in the fashionable Kensington neighborhood, within a few short blocks of upscale shopping and green parks as well as the royal Kensington Palace.

Guests have access to the on-site health spa, which is one of the largest fitness and spa facilities in Kensington. The eMotion Leisure spa, features beauty treatments, including self-tanning, body wraps, facials, and manicures and pedicures. There is also a steam room, sauna, and spa tub for added relaxation. The 59-foot (18-meter) indoor pool offers swimming classes, and the health club is equipped with multiple workout machines and offers aerobics classes.

The featured restaurant, Boulevard Restaurant, offers European specialties while the Lounge Bar and Caffe Musetti provide an array of beverages and lighter fare. 24-hour room service can also be provided.

Guests also have on-site parking (limited availability) and wireless Internet access available to them, both for a fee. There are also 12 meeting rooms available for any business or special events.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Television in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 708
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1960
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 GBP per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 10.00 GBP per 24-hour period )

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
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Where to Eat

Boulevard Restaurant - The main restaurant at this hotel serving an array of delicious, modern, European cuisine during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A full English or continental breakfast is served buffet style; a buffet is also available for lunch and dinner on request, and an à la carte menu is available for dinner.

Lounge Bar - Offers a contemporary and relaxed space, offering a superb drink menu with a wide selection of cocktails, light dishes, and modern bar dining as well as a famed afternoon tea. The bar is open from 9 AM to 1 AM. Food is served between 9 AM and 10 PM.

Caffe Musetti - Open daily from 6:30 AM until 8 PM, this casual venue offers a selection of hot and cold beverages, freshly prepared sandwiches, pastries, and cakes.

24-hour room service is also available to guests.

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Nearby Things to Do

The Kensington Close's on-site health club features a 59-foot (18-meter) heated indoor pool, a studio with aerobics classes, and a gym with personal trainers, 6 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.

  • Aerobics on site
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Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • 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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Accessibility

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 35.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

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Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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 time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 10.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 32.00 per day
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30.00
  • Deposit: GBP 30.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 35.00 per night
  • Facilities fee: GBP 8 per person, per day and includes use of:
- Fitness facilities
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

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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