Citadines Prestige South Kensington London  4 stars

35 A, Gloucester Road , London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PL  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Small kitchen - Bedroom had a closet - Location in south kensington area was great
  • Within walking distance of hyde park - Accommodation spotlessly clean - Staff very pleasant
  • 2 bus stops to gloucester road tube station - Very good standard of accomodation - Free internet - Coin operated laundry
  • Everything you need nearby - Gorgeous neighbourhoods - Apartments are well designed - Wifi worked like a dream
  • Crews at the front desk are excellent - Walking distance to the gloucester station - Food and coffee is within reach


The four-star Citadines is located in South Kensington near a large number of heritage sites.

Behind a traditional facade the hotel has free Wi-Fi.

All 92 apartments are appointed with living areas and satellite TVs.

Kitchens are complete with a refrigerator and dishwasher.

Gloucester Road Underground Station is within five minutes walking.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   184.

City Center London - 2.5 mi
Airports London City Airport (LCY) - 10.1 mi, London Heathrow (LHR) - 11.9 mi
Train Stations Paddington Station - 1.4 mi, Victoria Station - 1.7 mi
Underground stations High Street Kensington - 2300 ft, Gloucester Road - 1400 ft
Bus stop - 1700 ft
Restaurants Med Kitchen (Cuisine: Mediterranean, European) - 100 ft, The Sandwich Shop (Cuisine: Sandwiches) - 100 ft


Every room has a bed with a duvet, flat screen TV with satellite channels, a direct-line phone, safe deposit box and complimentary high-speed internet connection (Wired and Wi-Fi), bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen area with stove, microwave/grill, fridge and dishwasher (in one-bedroom apartments only).

Dining options

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 


Free Wi-Fi is provided at the hotel.

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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • Analog data port
  • Toaster
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Voice mail
  • Stove
  • Speaker phone
  • Dishwasher
  • Bathtub
  • Work desk
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • CD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Dressing area
  • Hi-Fi



from  12 am


until  11 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Every room has a bed with a duvet, flat screen TV with satellite channels, a direct-line phone, safe deposit box and complimentary high-speed internet connection (Wired and Wi-Fi), bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen area with stove, microwave/grill, fridge and dishwasher (in one-bedroom apartments only).

One Bedroom Apartment
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Citadines Prestige South Kensington London One Bedroom  Apartment Studio Twin
Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed
Size: 465 sq. feet

Duplex apartment with ensuite bathroom, separated toilets and living area, and fully-equipped kitchen.

Room facilities
    Premier Studio
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    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Premier Studio Studio Double
    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Premier Studio Studio Double
    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Premier Studio Studio Double

    Stylish room has an elegant decor and provides you with a cozy living area, a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities and a fully equipped kitchen.

    Executive Studio
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    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Executive Studio
    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Executive Studio
    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Executive Studio
    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Executive Studio
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet

    Stylish room has an elegant decor. It is provided with a with a sleeping zone and a sofa bed for one person on request. It also has a spacious living area, a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities and fully equipped kitchen.

    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London LocationWhat's nearby

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    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    Natural History Museum with historic collections is within 10 minutes walking

    Harrods, a luxurious shopping center is a 20-minute walk away

    Envie D'Art, 100 m, a new generation art gallery

    Saint Stephens Church, 300 m, an Anglican church

    The Dana Centre, 300 m, a public event venue in London for contemporary science debate

    Tourist attractions
    • Envie D'Art
      400 ft
    • Hackelbury Fine Art
      400 ft
    • Hop on Hop off Plus
      1700 ft
    Places of interest
    • Holy Trinity Church
      1000 ft
    • Saint Stephens Church
      1000 ft
    • Ismaili Centre
      1400 ft
    • The Harrington Club
      1700 ft
    • The Albert Memorial
      2000 ft
    Convention centers
    • Institut français du Royaume-Un
      1700 ft
    • Baden-Powell House Museum
      700 ft
    • The Dana Centre
      1000 ft
    • Friends Of The V & A
      1400 ft
    • Royal College of Music
      1400 ft
    • Natural History Museum
      1700 ft
    • The Royal Albert Hall
      1700 ft
    Underground stations
    • Gloucester Road
      1000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Kensington Gardens
      5000 ft
      The Magazine Storeyard, London
    • Notting Hill Coronet
      5200 ft
      Notting Hill Gate, London
    • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
      1.0 mi
      The London Pavilion, London
    • Sloane Street
      1.0 mi
    • Hyde Park
      1.1 mi
      Rangers Lodge, London

    Near the hotel

    • Natural History Museum
      1900 ft
      Cromwell Road, London
    • Baden-Powell House
      1300 ft
      65-67 Queens Gate, London
    • Victoria and Albert Museum
      2500 ft
      Cromwell Road, London
    • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments
      1600 ft
      Prince Consort Road, London
    • Royal Albert Hall
      1900 ft
      Kensington Gore, London
    • Science Museum
      2100 ft
      Exhibition Road, London
    • Quidam Cirque du Soleil, The Royal Albert Hall, London, England
      1900 ft
      Royal Albert Hall, London

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Med Kitchen

      61% likes this, based on 78 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, European
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 42

      100 ft
      25 Gloucester Road

      Phone: 020 75891383

    • The Sandwich Shop

      82% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: Sandwiches
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 11

      100 ft
      54, Gloucester Rd

      Phone: 020 7589 2849

    • L'Etranger

      73% likes this, based on 127 reviews
      Cuisine: French, Japanese
      Price Range: USD 41 - USD 41

      200 ft
      36 Gloucester Road

      Phone: 0207-584-1118

    • Coco Momo Kensington

      76% likes this, based on 82 reviews

      300 ft
      25 Gloucester Road

      Phone: 020 7589 0905

    • Da Mario

      71% likes this, based on 138 reviews

      300 ft
      15 Gloucester Road

      Phone: 020 7584 9078

    Getting there.

    From London Heathrow Airport take the Piccadilly Line towards Cockfosters and stop at Gloucester Road Station. It takes 45 minutes and costs GBP 5.

    Getting around.

    Gloucester Road Underground Station is within five minutes walking.

    Paddington Station is within 10 minutes driving.

    Public parking is provided.

    Citadines Prestige South Kensington London Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Citadines Prestige South Kensington London

    Average guest rating

    out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 140 reviews

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    Individual guest reviews

    • Single

      Central location ,ease of access to other parts of London,good local facilities,and helpful staff.

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      The stay was very good with nice rooms and the apartment was fully furnished with all the necessary stuff.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Good location for our 2 day break to London, Nice aerea with plenty of cafe`s for a relaxed breakfast nearby before spending the day in town, and close enough to return too before going out at night. Tube station just down the road.

      I was surprised to walk out of the shower in the morning at 8 o`clock to find a window cleaner outside my window on the first floor, and the hotel had not warned me this would be happening.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      El hotel esta muy bien situado en una zona muy tranquila y muy cerca del metro gluocester. El apartamento esta enteramente reformado y no falta ningun detalle en la cocina, todo esta nuevo y hay labavajillas. Como detalle de bienvenida teniamos un enorme huevo de Pascua ya que se celebraba ese fin de semana y estaba buenisimo. Todo fue perfecto.

      Nada de negativo que decir, lo unico el precio, pero para el nivel de vida de Londres y la situacion no ha sido excesivo.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Hotel location is excellent, the Gloucester Road tube station is within 5 minutes.

      Hotel location is nice, but expensive with no services. You could find more comfortable and cheaper apartments in the same location. Find and book good apartments earlier. Good luck!

      • Average rating
    • Single

      Convenience, quality of location, freshness of room.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      staff were very helpful, hotel was nice and quiete and in a good location

      bed was very ordinary with matress very "used" on one side which caused uneveniness and not really an apartment more a hotel room with a kitchennete

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Efficient and friendly staff. Large and comfortable apartment, cleaned daily and kept in good order. Well located in South Kensington. Good accessibility on the Picadilly line tube.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Location of the apartment was great

      Room too small than what was shown on the website, we booked a large studio but I think we were given the regular. We confirmed with the staff who told us that it was infact a large studio, but I still disagree.Daily cleaning not up to mark, we complained & next day got full service, but day after again the daily cleaning was poor. We were made to change apartments due to over booking which was just too much trouble with the baby.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      There was no daily cleaning although this was promised in your website. Cleaning consisted of changing towels and taking out the garbage.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      The pictures were exaggerated vs. The size of the actual room, but it was very new, modern and nice (albeit small). I would stay there again (but not in summer as there was no air conditioning in the hotel).

      The photos and the actual room were different. Photos made the room appear far larger than it was. Also, no air conditioning (so I would not choose this in summer) and the room's window had to be opened by staff (not convenient).

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Very convenient location, comfortable accommodation & good facilities including the kitchenette

      Room was a little small, & the big minus was the lack of a reasonable-sized table for two people to eat a meal at

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Location - access to central London Cafes/restaurants abounded.

      No dvd player

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      The location

      The apartment we booked clearly stated that we would have a separate bedroom when in fact the bedroom was a mezzanine floor completely open to the downstairs, it meant that we had to go to bed when the children did and not even watch television as we were in effect all in the same room, this was not indicated on the booking form and if it was we wouldn't have booked. The floor in the apartment was sticky. The towels were too small and the sofa bed was not comfortable.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Great family accommodation, close to museums. Gloucester rd tube only 5min walk.

      • Average rating
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