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The Kensington Hotel

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55-inch Smart TV with satellite channels
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds

Overview of The Kensington Hotel

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The Kensington Hotel

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNatural History Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park16 min walk
  • Popular LocationKensington Palace20 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick)74 min drive

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About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighborhood, The Kensington Hotel is in the city center and 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. Consider Piccadilly Theatre for a night out, and don't miss Natural History Museum, a top local attraction. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Natural History Museum - 6 min walk
  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 9 min walk
  • Science Museum - 10 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 16 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Kensington (Olympia) Station - 4 min drive
  • South Kensington Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 74 min drive

Restaurants

  • Town House at Kensington — 1 min walk
  • The K Bar — 1 min walk
  • CERU South Ken — 3 min walk
  • Oddono's Gelati — 3 min walk
  • Raison D'etre — 4 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 center, and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business center, and 24-hour room service. All 150 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes.
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 bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include espresso makers and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

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/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in 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 sanitizer 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 transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 11-30 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness center

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Accessibility

  • If you have 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 center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • 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 check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11 and GBP 30 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 onsite 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

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4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 675 out of 994 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 230 out of 994 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 60 out of 994 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 24 out of 994 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 994 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A nice hotel with a personal touch. Professional staff. We like the interior warm.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Everything was great. The hot water was bit inconsistent (sometimes hot sometimes not too hot). Very great area.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A wonderful property with highly attentive staff centrally located for cultural stops around the city. Only let down by silly little things ... no bath mat and a tiled bathroom floor, so rather slippery with wet feet. Got lost and couldn’t find the lifts so took the stairs which didn’t not look nearly as well looked after as the rest of the building. None of these however should distract from what is a gem of a hotel.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautifully appointed, yet comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Superb staff in all areas. My preferred London hotel for my frequent business trips.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

2/5 Poor

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rooms are really really small. I mean Small! I travel Through Europe quite
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019