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Located in stylish Kensington, just off the famous Cromwell Road, The Villa Kensington is 1,000 feet from Gloucester Road Underground Station. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk.

The traditional rooms at The Villa Kensington each have a private modern bathroom with a hairdryer. All rooms feature Freeview TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-Fi access.

Just a 10-minute walk from the Natural History Museum, the hotel is only a mile from Harrods. Hyde Park and Kensington High Street are a 15-minute walk away, and Earl’s Court is a 10-minute walk.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

The Villa Kensington has been welcoming guests since Nov 29, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2


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Room Type
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • greetings , if i arrived early before check in time , can i keep my luggage in the hotel until check in time . or what else you can do for me
    Dear Sirs, We would like to inform you that if the room is ready at your arrival prior 3pm we will be glad to check you in. If the room is not ready ..
    Answered on January 20, 2020
  • Will you keep the luggage (a) at my check-in (at 13.00) until I return to be given my room? and (b) upon check-out and return for them later?
    Dear Sirs, We would like to thank you for booking with us. We would like to inform you that if the room is ready at your arrival prior 3pm we will b..
    Answered on January 7, 2020
  • We would like to book a twin from the 5th to 30th. Are there any discount for long stays? Is the breakfast include? Thanks
    No, we are afraid but breakfast in not included
    Answered on September 2, 2021
  • Laundry facility near by?
    Dear Sirs, There are 2 laundry shops walking distance
    Answered on February 3, 2020
  • I have an all day Cotswolds tour on the day I would be checking out. It returns at 17:30. Would I be able to store my bag until I return?
    I'm afraid yes, free of charge. Regards The Villa Kensington Hotel
    Answered on February 10, 2022
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Amenities of The Villa Kensington
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Electric kettle
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Romanian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

The Villa Kensington takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Villa Kensington accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

For reservations made by debit card (Switch and Maestro), the total amount of the first night will be charged in advance as a deposit. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize guest's credit card for the amount of the first night, 48 hours before arrival.

Please note that for security purposes, guests must show at arrival the credit card used to make the booking.

Please note that there is a elevator at the property.

If not already pre-paid, your accommodations must be paid in full at check-in.

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

01/09/2021 We currently not serving breakfast until further notice. Please delete all the information about breakfast

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Villa Kensington

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Villa Kensington by:

    • Taxi 35min

  • Check-in at The Villa Kensington is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Villa Kensington is 2.7 miles from the center of London.

  • Room options at The Villa Kensington include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Double

  • The Villa Kensington offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at The Villa Kensington may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.