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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 mini-bar, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and an private 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' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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

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Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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  • 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 the public areas of the hotel.


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    Answered on December 31, 2019
  • 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 forward to welcoming you soon. Warn regards, The Ampersnad Team


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on December 5, 2019
  • Do you offer a cot in the room? We have a 7 month old baby.

    Yes we can offer a baby cot, only in the large room types. We look forward to welcoming you soon.


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Hi Which is the nearest car park and what are their charges?

    We recommend the Kensington carpark, also located on Harrington Road, SW7 3ND. Only a few minutes walk from the hotel.


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    Answered on December 5, 2020
  • 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


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on October 23, 2021
  • Can I bring my cat?

    We are pet friendly hotel. Cats are more than welcome here.


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    Answered on July 21, 2021
  • does this hotel allow dogs?

    Good afternoon, Our hotel is pet friendly and we also provide dogs amenities! The Ampersand Team


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    Asked about: Small Double Room • Answered on May 3, 2021
  • Does the deluxe studio room come with a bathtub at the window? I would like to specifically request this room please. Thanks

    Good Afternoon, Not all our Deluxe Studio comes with a free standing bathtub by the window. You can check the availability directly with us before or after booking. Reception Team


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    Answered on May 30, 2021
  • Hi, I’m travelling with a service dog, does that still require an additional cost? If so, how much?

    We don't charge extra, just let us know when you book the room to be able to arrange a dog bed in the room.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on September 6, 2021
  • Hi is there anywhere to park close by? We have a disabled blue badge.

    Hello! We do not have parking at the hotel but recommend the Kensington car park located on Harrington road as well. As for blue badge parking there are a few spaces in nearby streets however during the week there is a time limited on those spaces.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • Hi, would I be able to bring my cat with me if we were to stay in a deluxe room please?

    Thank you for contacting us. Yes, we are a pet friendly hotel and we can accommodate cats in our Deluxe, Deluxe Studio and Suite Rooms. Best regards, The Ampersand Hotel


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    Answered on December 6, 2021
  • Good evening, Under the current restrictions will you be open on Thursday 24th December to Sunday 27th December through the Christmas period?

    Thank you for your message. Currently the Hotel is open. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Warn regards, The Ampersand Team


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    Answered on December 21, 2020
  • Are slippers provided?

    Thank you for your message! All our rooms and suites have slippers and robes provides. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Warm regards The Ampersand Team


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on December 5, 2019
  • May i have a room with a bath, for 22nd nov please

    We can definitely allocate a room with a bathtub, please would you mind inform us your name so we can assign the best room that we can.


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on October 30, 2021
  • Hi, For the deluxe studio can I request a room with a bathtub please? Thanks

    Good Afternoon, You can, we always do our best to honour guests requests however it depends on the availability.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Studio • Answered on May 30, 2021
  • Hi which room do I need for 2 adults 1 child please

    Hello and thank you for your question! We can offer an extra bed in our Deluxe rooms and above.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Studio • Answered on September 30, 2020
  • Can we have twin beds instead of double please?

    Thank you for your message. Our Superior rooms can be Twinned. This will need to be requested in advance to your arrival. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Warm regards, The Ampersand Team


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    Asked about: Superior Double or Twin Room • Answered on January 23, 2020
  • Hi, do you have twin rooms?

    Yes we have.


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    Answered on September 6, 2021
  • Hello - do you have car services?

    We do provide car services in and out from any airport or destinations, one we know where you are arriving we can arrange a transfer and estimate the cost of the service.


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    Answered on October 30, 2021
  • Hi there we need a room with a double and pull out sofa for our son is this possible

    Hello, We can only offer an extra bed in our Deluxe room category. This will need to be requested in advance to your arrival. Looking forward to welcome you and your son at The Ampersand Hotel soonest. Best regards, The Ampersand Team


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    Answered on January 21, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Natural History Museum London
    0.1 miles
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    0.2 miles
  • London Science Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Imperial College London
    0.3 miles
  • Grosvenor Casino The Gloucester London
    0.3 miles
  • Science Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Royal College of Art
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Harrods
    0.6 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.5 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    2.1 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    2.2 miles
  • Big Ben
    2.2 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    2.3 miles
  • London Eye
    2.5 miles
  • Tower of London
    4.4 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    6.2 miles
  • O2 Arena
    7.7 miles
Public transit
  • Subway South Kensington Tube Station
    0.1 miles
  • Subway Gloucester Road Tube Station
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    9.7 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    12 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    23.2 miles
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Amenities of The Ampersand Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Ping-pong
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules The Ampersand Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
3 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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 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 Ampersand Hotel

  • Room options at The Ampersand Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Suite

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

    • Fitness center
    • Ping-pong

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

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

  • Guests staying at The Ampersand Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at The Ampersand Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.