Presidential Kensington  4 stars

6-12 Barkston Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW5 0EN  show mapSave
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Presidential Kensington is a 4-star prestigious property that offers elegant accommodation steps away from Threesixty Theatre, Harrods and Albert Memorial.

The hotel is 150m away from Brompton Cemetery, Victoria and Albert Museum and Natural History Museum.

Nearest underground station is Earl's Court, which is only 200m away. 20 minutes by car from Marham RAF airport.


This hotel comprises of Presidential Studio, Deluxe Studio and Executive Studio that come with fresh décor as well as a dishwasher, high ceiling and a dining area. They are fitted with a cooker, a dryer as well as slippers, bathrobes.


In the morning a complimentary continental breakfast is served.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 


Presidential Kensington boasts newspapers, internet access as well as laundry, dry cleaning and housekeeping.


The property features child care, babysitting for children.


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

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms   58.

City Center London - 2.9 mi
Airports London City Airport (LCY) - 10.4 mi, London Heathrow (LHR) - 11.6 mi
Train Stations Paddington Station - 1.9 mi, Victoria Station - 2.1 mi
Underground stations Gloucester Road - 2300 ft, Earl's Court - 1000 ft
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants Blackbird (Cuisine: British, Brew Pub, Gastropub) - 300 ft, The Little French Restaurant (Cuisine: French) - 500 ft
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-in
  • Airport shuttle
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Room view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Microwave
  • Balcony
  • Sofa bed
  • Sitting area
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Dressing area
  • Slippers



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Bed type: King Or Twin Beds
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    Bed type: King Or Twin Beds
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      Presidential Kensington LocationWhat's nearby

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      • Convention centers
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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Hop on Hop off Plus
        1000 ft
      • Hackelbury Fine Art
        2300 ft
      • Envie D'Art
        2700 ft
      Places of interest
      • Saint Stephens Church
        1700 ft
      • Saint Yeghiche America Church
        2300 ft
      • The Harrington Club
        2700 ft
      • St Augustine's Church, Kensington
        3000 ft
      • Ismaili Centre
        3000 ft
      Convention centers
      • Earls Court Exhibition Centre
        1000 ft
      • Institut français du Royaume-Un
        3300 ft
      Shopping areas
      • Kensington High Street
        3000 ft
      • The Mediatheque
        3000 ft
      • Cinema Lumiere
        3000 ft
      • Cineworld
        3300 ft
      • The Dana Centre
        3000 ft
      • Natural History Museum
        3300 ft
      • Baden-Powell House Museum
        3300 ft
      Universities, Institutes
      • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
        3300 ft
      • R B S Gallery
        2700 ft
      Underground stations

      Local Attractions

      • The Queen's Club
        5000 ft
        Palliser Road, London
      • Chelsea
        1.0 mi
      • Albert Memorial
        1.1 mi
        Princes Gate, London
      • Carlyle's House
        1.1 mi
        24 Cheyne Row, London
      • Threesixty Theatre
        1.1 mi
        The Dial Walk, London

      Near the hotel

      • Tardis Police Box
        400 ft
        236 Earls Court Road, London
      • Earls Court Exhibition Center
        2000 ft
      • Brompton Cemetery
        2500 ft
        Finborough Road, London
      • Natural History Museum
        3700 ft
        Cromwell Road, London
      • Baden-Powell House
        3000 ft
        65-67 Queens Gate, London
      • Club Kensington
        3000 ft
        201-207 Kensington High Street, London
      • 18 Stafford Terrace - The Sambourne Family Home
        3300 ft
        18 Stafford Terrace, London

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Blackbird

        72% likes this, based on 291 reviews
        Cuisine: British, Brew Pub, Gastropub
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 26

        300 ft
        209 Earls Court Rd

        Phone: 020 7835 1855

      • The Little French Restaurant

        67% likes this, based on 231 reviews
        Cuisine: French
        Price Range: USD 43 - USD 48

        500 ft
        18 Hogarth Place

        Phone: +44 (0)20 7370 0366/7244 6082

      • Nando's - Earls Court

        75% likes this, based on 221 reviews
        Cuisine: Grill, Portuguese
        Price Range: USD 0 - USD 43

        500 ft
        204 Earls Court Road

        Phone: +44 (0)20 7259 2544

      • Mansion bar and parlour

        76% likes this, based on 31 reviews
        Cuisine: British, Fish & Chips

        300 ft
        34-44 Barkston Gardens

        Phone: 02073709130

      • Courtfield

        57% likes this, based on 116 reviews

        400 ft
        187 Earls Court Road

        Phone: +44(0)20 73702626

      Presidential Kensington Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Presidential Kensington

      Average guest rating

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      Based on 956 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers

        Very close to amenities including tube

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Excellent location, convenient for tube and shops. The apartment was very modern, warm, clean and comfortable. Staff were courteous and pleasant. The apartment refurbishment is very nice but could have been a bit more practical with a few less gadgets/image styling. e.g. more kitchen workbench with less full size roll out pantry, and perhaps four shower heads in the one shower is a bit more than really needed.

        The requested extra bed for our 3 year old was not in the apartment bedroom when we arrived and it needed some negotiation with the staff before they came up with an inflatable mattress that was an acceptable solution.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The hotel is so well located and genertally well finished representing value for money.

        Air-conditioning was ineffective at times but no major drama

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Lovely apartment, well set out. Polite helpful staff

        Several groups of young people making lots of noise

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Nice Appartement, all you need, when you look for an appartement.

        Unfortunately our appartement was in the basement. An the bathroom was very tiny.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Newly renovated apartments. Very convenient to have use of kitchen in suite. Very close to Earl's Court tube stop, restaurants on Earl's Court Rd and M&S.

        Sofa bed not comfortable and not able to fit 2 ppl well.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Spacious room, nice location, stylish and clean

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Newly refurbished hotel in a very good location for sightseeing and shopping

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        location and cleanliness

        the fact that there is no cleaning on sunday.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Quiet, nice view, good facilities.

        Bathroom tiny; I did ask for twin beds and near lift and did not have it; and i did ask while there for a second bedside table and light and nothing happened.

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        Fairly comfortable and near the underground. Convenient for family.

        The bathroom was too small.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        big bed, clean environment, can do your own washing and cooking if necessary. Good location.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The rooms were lovely, comfortable, modern and had everything you need. Plus the location was great, 2minutes from the tube station and all the pubs and shops but it was in a quiet location.

        The staff were a bit rude and not very attentive, they made us feel like we were putting them out when we asked for extra tea-bags!!

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        I liked the location and the park next to the hotel.

        My room was at the basement and I didn't know that at the time of booking. I don't think is fair to pay the same for a room in the basement with a floor room with view!

        • Average rating
      • Family with children

        The rooms are quiet, the beds are comfortable, and the full kitchenette is really nice.

        The self-closing doors. Rubber door stoppers are desperately needed! The wood stoppers don't work, and they're tearing up the bottom of the doors.

        • Average rating
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