Get an overview of this hotelHistoric London hotel near Natural History Museum

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

South Kensington is one of London's smartest districts and only a short tube or taxi ride to London's West End. Prestigious Knightsbridge and Harrods are within walking distance. The Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Imperial College London, Kensington Palace, and Earl's Court are also close by. Gloucester Road tube station is moments away with great connections on Piccadilly Line, District Line and Circle Line.

Hotel Features

Grade II listed building in Kensington and Chelsea offering elegant singles, doubles, and family rooms. Free WiFi is available on unlimited devices. Scoff & Banter serves modern British cuisine using the best locally-sourced, seasonal produce. A 24-hour business center, gym, and 12 meeting rooms are available to guests.

Room Amenities

The Vanderbilt’s 215 bedrooms include doubles, business class rooms, and dedicated family rooms. All rooms offer luxurious 350 thread count Egyptian cotton bedding, Vi-Spring beds, down pillows, Italian marble bathrooms, elegant décor, and bespoke layouts. Guests can also enjoy free high-speed WiFi up to 150 Mbps on an unlimited number of devices. Rooms also feature an in-room movie library, complimentary bottled water, refrigerator, and online concierge.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This London hotel's French-inspired lobby features original oil paintings, fresco ceilings, Napoleon statues, leather furniture, an open fireplace, and stained-glass windows. Scoff & Banter Kensington offers British classics served straight up or with a twist. A full breakfast is available for a surcharge.

The hotel's 24-hour fitness room is equipped with 5 cardiovascular machines, a television, and complimentary towels. Guests can rent mobile phones, which operate throughout the city. Business guests can use the 24-hour business center with 12 meeting/conference rooms, audio-visual equipment, and fax machine. Banquet facilities are also available. The hotel has 24-hour room service, complimentary wireless Internet access, currency exchange, and multilingual staff. Service dogs are allowed. This is a smoke-free property (public areas and guestrooms, fees apply).

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Year Built 1901 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Total number of rooms - 215 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 

Where to Eat

Scoff & Banter - Serves a modern menu of British cuisine using locally sourced, seasonal produce for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Dishes range from beer-battered fish and chips, shepherd's pie, and Eton mess. Afternoon tea is also available. All dishes are served in a stylish but relaxed environment, whether it's in the main dining room, vibrant bar, or private dining space. There are also 2 chef's tables for larger groups along with a selection of wines and cocktails.

Nearby Things to Do

Only a short bus, tube, or taxi ride into London's West End. Prestigious Knightsbridge and Harrods are within walking distance, whilst the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Imperial College London, Kensington Palace and Olympia Exhibition Centres are also close by.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in for prepaid reservations. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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 animals are allowed

Fees

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 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 52 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.


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