Urban 5-Star Hotel in South Kensington for an Authentic London Experience

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5 star hotel in Kensington near Hyde Park - Kensington Hotel

From 240 £ per night
91 %
Travellers who want an authentic London experience will find staying at The Kensington hotel to be a blissful experience. Equipped with modern elegance, this luxury hotel was recently awarded Best Urban Hotel UK at the 2019 Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence.

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Location

The Kensington is set in South Kensington, one of London’s most royal of neighborhoods. Several tourist attractions are located within a few blocks away from the establishment.

Renowned attractions and museums such as Kensington Palace, the National History Museum, Science Museum, and Victoria & Albert Museum are within a 5-minute walk, whilst the world-famous stores of Harrods and Harvey Nichols and the green spaces of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park are accessible by a 15-minute walk. Several travel hubs, including three tube stations, are also located within walking distance of the hotel.

Rooms & Suites

The Kensington offers a total of 150 guest rooms, all equipped with amenities such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, flat screen TVs, minibars, coffee machines, and marble bathrooms. The interior design of each room combines historic charm with contemporary styles.

There are 15 studio suites offering VIP services such as fresh fruit on arrival and daily newspapers, while 7 luxury suites offer fruits and flowers and á la carte breakfast.

There are also three luxurious signature suites, The Brompton Suite, The Knightsbridge Suite, and the Kensington Suite, which guests can choose from. These suites have separate bedrooms and lounges, as well as a dedicated guest relation liaison.

For events or private dinners, the hotel offers The Study, a 39.9 m2 event space that can seat up to 34 people. There is also The White Room, which can seat up to 40 people and offers 57.5 m2 of floor area.

Spa & Wellness

Beauty and spa treatments can be booked from 8 am to midnight, with services being delivered in the suites themselves. Spa services are provided by therapists from Viva Therapies, who specialize in Thai massage, deep tissue massage, aromatherapy, and reflexology. Complete skincare grooming is also offered, with hair stylists and makeup artists completing the available beauty routines.

The Kensington has a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center. All guests can enjoy complimentary access to the gym, located in the basement of the hotel.

Guests can also use the popular routes taken by local joggers for their daily run. Starting from the hotel, they can head north, pass by the Natural History Museum, and proceed to Hyde Park to complete their jog.

Food & Drink

Town House is the main restaurant of The Kensington, specializing in all-day, family-friendly British cuisine. It offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, as well as a curated wine list. The Executive Chef creates dishes emphasizing locally-sourced fresh produce and tastes matching all seasons. Town House can also be booked for a decadent afternoon tea.

The hotel’s bar, the K Bar, specializes in wines, cocktails and other alcoholic drinks. K bar is usually open from late afternoon to midnight, catering to guests who want to enjoy exquisite drinks while enjoying the modern aesthetics of the bar. This bar is accessible by guests aged 18 years and above.

Special Info

The hotel offers a luxury car service for guests who want to travel seamlessly towards their destinations or for patrons who wish to tour around London.

General Info

Reasons To Go

Central location/ Perfect for city breaks

Hotel Overview

Stylish bar/ Fine dining/ Excellent service

Extras

Exclusive perks for Premium Europe guests/ Direct online booking

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Superior Double Room

This room includes a duck-down duvet, 210-count bed linen, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, tea-making facilities and a Nespresso coffee maker. Please note that these rooms cannot accommodate extra be... Further info

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Deluxe Double Room

Larger than the superior rooms, deluxe rooms have marble bathroom with a bathrobe, slippers and luxury toiletries, as well as a separate shower. There is a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee maker, tea-... Further info

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Studio Suite

These suites have full-length French windows, a duck-down duvet and 310-count bed linen. There is a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee maker, tea-making facilities and free Wi-Fi. The bathroom includes ... Further info

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Luxury Suite

This luxury suite offers guests a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee maker, tea-making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Each suite has an en suite bathroom complete with bathrobes and slippers. Room facili... Further info

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The Brompton Suite

Room facilities: Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Iron, Trouser Press, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Slippers, Bath or Shower, Telephone, Ra... Further info

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The Knightsbridge Suite

Room facilities: Safety Deposit Box, Air conditioning, Iron, Trouser Press, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Slippers, Bath or Shower, Telephone, Ra... Further info

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Small Double Room

Each room is decorated in warm, opulent tones combining sumptuous fabrics and chic furnishings featuring a double bed, en-suite bathroom with walk in-shower and Aromatherapy Associates products. Further info

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Customer rating

79%

Good+

The staff, location, ambience, food were all excellent. The room was very small and we were kept awake by an air conditioning unit although we were on the 4th floor. We were offered another room but i ...

Richard / 2016-02-28
100%

“Great Place to stay!”+

The service was impeccable. The staff was amazing. Location was very convenient and the rooms are very comfy. The rooms might be a bit small but given that to be the case in most London hotels, Kensin ...

Tim / 2016-02-25
79%

Good+

The staff were exceptionally helpful and pleasant, communal areas...lounge etc very relaxing. The room itself was very small and disappointing, other members of the party were allocated to far superio ...

2016-02-23
100%

Fancy hotel in an upscale neighborhood+

Only stayed for one night but the hotel was very nice. Upon check-in we were greeted with hot towels and freshly made "health juice" from the hotel's juice bar - that was a nice touch. The hotel was v ...

Stephen / 2016-02-18
100%

it was a clean, well decorated chic hotel. the staff was really kind. I will definitely stay there again. the decoration is excellent the climate

2016-02-18

FACILITIES

General Info

  • Internet & TV

    Wifi available free in room

  • Reasons To Go

    Central location / Perfect for city breaks

  • Hotel Overview

    Stylish bar / Fine dining / Excellent service

  • Extras

    Exclusive perks for Premium Europe guests / Direct online booking

  • Spa and Wellness

    • Facilities

      Gym

    • Hair and Beauty

      Cosmetic treatments available / Facials

    • Family

      • Childcare Services

        All children welcome / Babysitting service

      • Food

        Microwave available in restaurant / Children's menu

      • Facilities

        Family rooms available / Cot available on request

      • Islamic Travel

        • Food

          Halal food available

        • Women

          Female only housekeeping staff available

        • Bedroom

          Female housekeeping/room service staff / Arabic TV channels / Non-alcoholic minibar

        • Services and Facilities

          In general, as standard (no advance notice required)

        • Eco-friendly Travel

          • Protection of Natural Resources

            Separation of waste for recycling / Green accreditation or awards

          • Chinese Travel

            • Food

              Kettle in bedroom

            • Facilities

              Slippers available in room

            • Fitness

              • Facilities

                24hr gym

              • Design

                • Reasons To Go

                  Stylish interior / Trendy area

                • Hotel Overview

                  Excellent service / Fine dining / Stylish bar

                • Romance

                  • Reasons To Go

                    Perfect hideaway / Peaceful surroundings / Romantic atmosphere / Perfect for honeymoons / Perfect for proposals

                  • Extras

                    Candlelit dinners

                  • Boutique Hotel

                    • Reasons To Go

                      Cosy & personal / Individually decorated rooms & suites / Stylish interior

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