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With its own Mediterranean restaurant and just a minute’s walk from South Kensington Underground Station, The Ampersand is a cosmopolitan hotel set in a large Victorian building. The hotel also has a gym and games room.

The pillared foyer has a grand staircase lit by an elegant cascading chandelier. The downstairs bar area gives a sophisticated urban feel with its exposed brick arches, and a patisserie menu is available in the hotel’s drawing rooms.

Bedrooms at The Ampersand are individually decorated with bold contemporary wallpaper designs and original Victorian features. Each room has a minibar, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and an en suite bathroom.

As well as the hotel’s well-equipped gym, guests will have access to information regarding horse riding, private trainers and running routes.

Within 2 minutes’ walk of the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Harrods and Hyde Park are just 15 minutes away by foot.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Ampersand Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Jul 2012.
Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have a Twin room (2 single beds)? Does the room have a bath?
    Thank you for your message. Our Superior rooms can be Twinned and some have baths. This will need to be requested in advance to your arrival. We look ..
    Answered on 5 December 2019
  • hello, are dogs welcome in all room types? we have a very small dog we would like to bring with us
    Some pets are permitted in our Deluxe rooms, Deluxe Studios and Suites only; please inform the hotel at reservations stage. Pets are not permitted in ..
    Answered on 31 December 2019
  • Are the windows in the rooms new and double glazed or old fashioned
    Our rooms have double glazed windows, so they are quiet throughout the day
    Answered on 23 October 2021
  • Can I bring my cat?
    We are pet friendly hotel. Cats are more than welcome here.
    Answered on 21 July 2021
  • Can you advise if there is parking near by
    We do not have parking on site at the hotel, however there is a Kensington Parking Centre, 31-36 Harrington Road, SW7 3ND, located very close to the h..
    Answered on 23 July 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant #1

    No additional info available

Facilities of The Ampersand Hotel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Tumble dryer
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pants press
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Turkish

House rules

The Ampersand Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Cot upon request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express The Ampersand Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Extra beds and baby cots can be requested only for the Deluxe Double Room and are subject to availability. Extra beds must be confirmed by the property directly.

Guests that have booked an advanced purchase rate are required to show the card that was used to make the booking on arrival.

Please note that all credit cards used for booking must be present upon check-in.

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

FAQs about The Ampersand Hotel

  • The Ampersand Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Fitness

  • The Ampersand Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • The Ampersand Hotel is 2.3 miles from the centre of London.

  • Room options at The Ampersand Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at The Ampersand Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • The prices at The Ampersand Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Ampersand Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.