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Set in the heart of Kensington in central London, just steps from the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione offers elegant accommodations with free WiFi access and a Hammam floor. Guests can dine in The Franklin Restaurant by Michelin starred chef Alfredo Russo or enjoy a drink in the bar.

Reopened in 2016 after an extensive refurbishment, the hotel features elegant rooms and suites designed to incorporate classic elements and Italian details. Each room at The Franklin is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV, a seating area, a signature bed with premium linens and a pillow menu. The luxury bathrooms come with bathrobes and toiletries.

Further facilities include a 24-hour front desk, concierge services, a techno gym and a spa.

The famous Harrods Department Store can be reached in a 7-minute walk, while the Natural History Museum is less than 10 minutes away. The Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park are 0.6 mi from The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione.

The nearest underground station is South Kensington, just 1,950 feet away. London Heathrow is approximately 45 minutes away by car, depending on traffic, and airport transfers can be arranged at an extra fee.

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.

The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 16, 2016
Hotel chain/brand: Starhotels

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Property Highlights

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

Full English/Irish


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What's nearby
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
    0.1 miles
  • London Science Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Harrods
    0.3 miles
  • Imperial College London
    0.3 miles
  • Natural History Museum London
    0.3 miles
  • Science Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Sloane Street
    0.4 miles
  • Ellis Street
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • The Serpentine
    0.6 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.2 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    1.8 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    1.9 miles
  • Big Ben
    1.9 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    1.9 miles
  • London Eye
    2.2 miles
  • Tower of London
    4.1 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    6.3 miles
  • O2 Arena
    7.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River The Thames
    2.2 miles
Public transit
  • Subway South Kensington Tube Station
    0.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    9.4 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    12.3 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    23.4 miles
How to get to The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione from London Heathrow Airport
    Taxi
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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House rules The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
3 - 5 years
Extra bed by request
Free
6 - 16 years
Extra bed by request
£30 per child, per night
17+ years
Extra bed by request
£60 per person, per night

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. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

Please note that guests are required to show the credit card used to book the nonrefundable reservation upon check-in. If the credit card owner is not one of the guests, the hotel will require a copy of the credit card owner’s ID and credit card.

FAQs about The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione

  • The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Beauty services
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Fitness

  • Guests staying at The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione is 2 miles from the center of London.

  • Check-in at The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione has 1 restaurant:

    • The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo

  • The prices at The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Franklin London - Starhotels Collezione by:

    • Taxi 50min
    • Subway/Metro 1h