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The luxurious Kensington Hotel is situated in the heart of South Kensington and within a 20-minute stroll of Harrods, Harvey Nichols and The Royal Albert Hall. The Natural History Museum and The V&A are just 5 minutes on foot. A state-of-the-art fitness room is provided for exclusive use of the hotel’s guests.

Free WiFi, luxury bed linen and a large flat-screen TV are included in each room at The Kensington Hotel, as well as an en suite bathroom.

The Town House Bar & Restaurant has a magnificent lounge area with period drawing rooms. Its setting offers a blend of traditional and contemporary features, and is an ideal location for for afternoon tea, lunch or evening dinners.

South Kensington tube station is only 500 yards away and offers direct access to the heart of the West End & Heathrow Airport.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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The Kensington Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Mar 2009.

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Situated in the real heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

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Sleeps Room type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Classic Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Studio Suite
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Luxury Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
The Brompton Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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The Knightsbridge Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Small Double Room
  • 1 double bed
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Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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King Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Deluxe King Room
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Family Room
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Studio
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  • The staff speak English

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About The Kensington Hotel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Mar 2009

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  • Do you have two beds

    Yes we do have twin beds.


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    Answered on 12 September 2021
  • Can we leave our bags if we arrive before 4 pm?

    Yes, you can store your bags in our luggage room if the room is not ready upon your arrival.


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    Answered on 25 August 2021
  • Do you offer valet parking

    No we do not but there is other parking options just around the corner.


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    Answered on 29 July 2021
  • Hi, does your classic double room have a bath?

    Some of them do. Must be requested in advance.


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    Answered on 30 October 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Grosvenor Casino The Gloucester London
    0.2 miles
  • Natural History Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
    0.4 miles
  • London Science Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Imperial College London
    0.5 miles
  • Kings Road
    0.5 miles
  • Royal College of Art
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Harrods
    0.8 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.7 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    2.2 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    2.4 miles
  • Big Ben
    2.4 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    2.4 miles
  • London Eye
    2.6 miles
  • Tower of London
    4.5 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    6.2 miles
  • O2 Arena
    7.8 miles
Public transport
  • Metro South Kensington Underground Station
    0.2 miles
  • Metro Gloucester Road
    0.3 miles
Closest airports
  • London City Airport
    9.8 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    11.9 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    23.1 miles
How to get to The Kensington Hotel from London Heathrow Airport
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Facilities of The Kensington Hotel
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may be applicable.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
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House rules The Kensington Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

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 6 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
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
£35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Solo JCB Diners Club American Express The Kensington Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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Please note that Classic Rooms cannot accommodate extra beds or cots.

WiFi signal can be found in all bedrooms and some of the public areas.

When booking for 9 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

When travelling with pets, please note that an extra charge of GBP 25 per pet, per stay applies. Dogs are not accepted in Classic rooms.

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

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Kensington Hotel

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Kensington Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking

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

    • Fitness centre
    • Massage

  • Check-in at The Kensington Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at The Kensington Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Family
    • Partner offer

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

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

  • The Kensington Hotel is 2.4 miles from the centre of London.

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

    • Car 35min