The Kensington Hotel  4 stars

109 -113 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, United Kingdom, SW7 5LR  show mapSave
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Overview

Centrally located, the four-star Jurys Kensington Hotel offers a stay near the conference centers and green parks.

This chic hotel has a fitness center and free Wi-Fi.

All 150 stylish rooms are packed with air conditioning and luxurious beds.

The hotel’s restaurant serves international and classic dishes.

South Kensington and Gloucester Road London Tube stations are located within walking distance.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   150.

City Center London - 2.3 mi
Airports London City Airport (LCY) - 9.9 mi, London Heathrow (LHR) - 12.1 mi
Train Stations Victoria Station - 1.6 mi, Paddington Station - 1.7 mi
Underground stations Earl's Court - 4000 ft, Gloucester Road - 1400 ft
Bus stop - 1400 ft
Restaurants Maxela (Cuisine: Italian) - 300 ft, Bumpkin South Kensington (Cuisine: British) - 500 ft

Rooms

All rooms are individually designed and feature ultra-plush duvets, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, a 37-inch LCD TV, media hub, complimentary wireless internet access, aromatherapy associates bathroom products.

Dining options

Breakfast is served at 7am – 10.30am at the hotel’s restaurant.

Aubrey Restaurant & Baris a luxurious dining experience with varied cuisine and leather seating.

An afternoon tea is served between 3pm and 6pm at the restaurant.

Cocktail Bar is an exotic dining venue to enjoy some light snacks and a selection of cocktails.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 15 per person per night. 

Work

A business center is available at the hotel.

Free Wi-Fi is provided.

Leisure

A fitness center and massage service is provided for your relaxation.

Additional features

Babysitting is possible on request.

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Express check-out
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
Internet

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

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ticket service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Cribs/baby cots
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Night club
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • Beauty treatment
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Dressing area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Pay TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  2 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 35 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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All rooms are individually designed and feature ultra-plush duvets, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, a 37-inch LCD TV, media hub, complimentary wireless internet access, aromatherapy associates bathroom products.

Superior Room
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The Kensington Hotel Superior Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Double Or Twin Beds or Queen Size Bed
Size: 195 sq. feet

The beautifully appointed Superior Room at this luxury London hotel includes a Queen size bed, 300-count bedlinen, ultra-plush duvets, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, associates bathroom products and a daily turndown service. The room measures 18m2.

Room facilities
    Deluxe Room
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    The Kensington Hotel Deluxe Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Double Or Twin Beds or Twin Beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet

    A stay in Deluxe Room at the Kensington Hotel offers all the indulgences of a Superior Room in a larger, sumptuous space in which to enjoy added luxuries such as a separate shower, a Queen size bed and a Nespresso coffee machine.The room measures 25m2.

    Room facilities
      Standard Room
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      The Kensington Hotel Standard Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed
      Size: 380 sq. feet

      The Standard room is airy, light and measures 16m2. Includes a Double bed, complimentary high speed internet connection and air conditioning.

      Room facilities
        Studio Suite
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        The Kensington Hotel Studio Suite
        Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed or King Size Bed

        Studio Suite offers all the delights and amenities of Deluxe Rooms with extra space for your comfort and relaxation. Studio Suite has a four-poster bed, a TileVision TV in the bathroom and the added luxury of a separate bath and shower.

        Room facilities
          Luxury Studio Suite
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          The Kensington Hotel Luxury Studio Suite
          Bed type: Double Bed or One Single Bed

          The Kensington Hotel’s Luxury Studio Suite is the ultimate in boutique hotel luxury. High ceilings, four-poster bed, full-length french windows, plus a bathroom furnished with a free-standing bath and TileVision TV. The room measures 35m2.

          Room facilities
            The Brompton Suite
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            The Kensington Hotel The Brompton Suite

            100m2 in size, the Brompton Suite has been exquisitely and tastefully decorated with classic and timeless style. The Brompton Suite provides guests with three luxuriously-appointed, spacious areas – a lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Floor to ceiling windows in The Brompton Suite’s bedroom bathe the room in natural daylight, plus a delightfully comfortable bed.

            Superior King Room
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            The Kensington Hotel Superior King Room
            Bed type: Double Bed or Double Or Twin Beds or Queen Size Bed
            Size: 195 sq. feet

            The beautifully appointed Superior Room at this luxury London hotel includes a King size bed, 300-count bedlinen, ultra-plush duvets, fluffy bathrobes and slippers, associates bathroom products and a daily turndown service. The room measures 18m2.

            Room facilities
              Deluxe King Room
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              The Kensington Hotel Deluxe King Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or Double Or Twin Beds or Twin Beds
              Size: 270 sq. feet

              A stay in Deluxe Room at the Kensington Hotel offers all the indulgences of a Superior Room in a larger, sumptuous space in which to enjoy added luxuries such as a separate shower, a King size bed and a Nespresso coffee machine.The room measures 25m2.

              Room facilities

                The Kensington Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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                • Airports
                • Underground stations
                • Train stations
                • Parks
                • Tourist attractions
                • Museums
                • Convention centers
                • Stadiums
                • Food and meals
                • General

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                What's nearby

                What's nearby.

                Natural History Museum with rich prehistoric collections is located nearby

                Madame Tussaud’s, a world-class wax museum is located in the nearest vicinity of the hotel

                The Wallace Collection exhibits 18th and 19th century art works

                Buckingham Palace, a royal residence is near the hotel

                London Zoo showcases various animal species

                Regent's Park, a beautiful green area in central London

                Kensington Palace with adjoining gardens is also located nearby

                Hyde Park, the city’s largest green area

                London Eye, an observation wheel with panoramic views of the city

                St Augustine's Church, 100 m, a small Catholic church close to the centre of Hammersmith

                Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 100 m, French Cultural Institute in the UK

                R B S Gallery, 100 m, an exhibition space with an annual program of sculpture shows

                Tourist attractions
                • Campbell's Art Gallery
                  1000 ft
                • Hackelbury Fine Art
                  2000 ft
                • Envie D'Art
                  2000 ft
                • Clarges Gallery
                  2000 ft
                Places of interest
                • St Augustine's Church, Kensington
                  400 ft
                • The Harrington Club
                  400 ft
                • Ismaili Centre
                  700 ft
                • Saint Yeghiche America Church
                  1000 ft
                • Firehouse
                  1400 ft
                • Saint Stephens Church
                  1400 ft
                Convention centers
                • Institut français du Royaume-Un
                  400 ft
                Amusement
                • Cinema Lumiere
                  400 ft
                • The Mediatheque
                  400 ft
                • Beatrix Potters Inspiration
                  1700 ft
                • Cineworld
                  2000 ft
                Museums
                • Natural History Museum
                  1000 ft
                • The Dana Centre
                  1000 ft
                • Friends Of The V & A
                  1700 ft
                • Victoria And Albert Museum
                  1700 ft
                • Baden-Powell House Museum
                  1700 ft
                Galleries
                • R B S Gallery
                  400 ft
                Underground stations
                • Gloucester Road
                  1000 ft

                Local Attractions

                • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery
                  1.1 mi
                  12 Holland Park Road, London
                • Kensington Gardens
                  1.2 mi
                  The Magazine Storeyard, London
                • Battersea Park Children's Zoo
                  1.2 mi
                  Albert Bridge Road, London
                • Hyde Park
                  1.3 mi
                  Rangers Lodge, London
                • Opera Holland Park
                  1.2 mi
                  Holland Park, London

                Near the hotel

                • Natural History Museum
                  1100 ft
                  Cromwell Road, London
                • Baden-Powell House
                  1000 ft
                  65-67 Queens Gate, London
                • Victoria and Albert Museum
                  2100 ft
                  Cromwell Road, London
                • Brompton Oratory
                  1800 ft
                  Thurloe Place, London
                • Science Museum
                  2100 ft
                  Exhibition Road, London
                • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments
                  2500 ft
                  Prince Consort Road, London
                • Chelsea
                  2800 ft
                  LondonEngland

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Maxela

                  79% likes this, based on 79 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                  300 ft
                  84, Old Brompton Road

                  Phone: 02075895834

                • Bumpkin South Kensington

                  74% likes this, based on 271 reviews
                  Cuisine: British
                  Price Range: USD 1 - USD 31

                  500 ft
                  102 Old Brompton Road

                  Phone: 020 7341 0802

                • Cacciari's

                  71% likes this, based on 85 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                  300 ft
                  82 Old Brompton Road
                • gourmet burger kitchen

                  61% likes this, based on 107 reviews
                  Cuisine: Hamburgers

                  300 ft
                  107 old brompton road
                • Rocca di Papa

                  75% likes this, based on 153 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                  500 ft
                  73 Old Brompton Road

                  Phone: +44 20 7225 3413

                Getting there.

                Heathrow Airport is within 24km.

                By car take M4-A4 to Central London, at Natural History Museum turn right to Queensbury Place, at T-Junction turn right to Harrington Road, at traffic lights turn left to Queen's. Hotel is 100m on the left.

                London City Airport is within 18km.

                By car take A1011, A1020, A1261, A3211, A308 onto A4 to Central London, at Natural History right to Queensbury, at T junction right into Harrington Road, at lights left into Queen's Gate, the hotel is on the left.

                Gatwick Airport is within 46.6km.

                By car take M23 to M25 to M4 to A4 to Central London, at Natural History Museum turn right to Queensbury Place, at T-Junction turn right to Harrington Road, at traffic lights turn left to Queen's. The hotel is 100m on the left.

                Getting around.

                South Kensington and Gloucester Road London Tube stations are located within walking distance.

                The Kensington Hotel Reviews

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

                Average guest rating

                8.4
                out of 10
                Exceptional
                Based on 183 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Rooms
                8.5
                Service
                9.0
                Value
                8.7
                Location
                8.6
                Dining
                8.7

                Individual guest reviews

                • Older travelers

                  On arrival given a very small room with obscure window overlooking noisy aircon plant but told it was an upgrade with king bed. we felt insulted to be offerd such a room when our reservation was for a superior double and the upgrade comment was a joke.

                  • Average rating
                    5.0
                • Single

                  everything was well organised and nothing was too much trouble for the attentive helpful staff, they made our two day stay very enjoyable

                  quite expensive

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Single

                  Comfort of the rooms - peace and quiet - lovely decor - great staff

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Older travelers

                  Breakfast was excellent.Locality great for underground.

                  Although on the top floor,after having paid for an upgrade,the room was small and the smell of cooking was coming into the room

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Couple

                  The staff were extremely helpful, polite and informative. The hotel was very clean, the breakfast was excellent and the room was most comfortable and cosy.

                  Could not fault it!

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Older travelers

                  Tastefully decorated. Good location.

                  Very small "superior" room. Unsightly bedroom view poorly concealed by frosted glass. Staff could sharpen up quite a bit.

                  • Average rating
                    6.6
                • Single

                  The hotel location is excellent, and the hotel staff are very helpful.

                  The Standard Double Room was quite small. The sound from next door could be heard clearly. My television was not working on the first night.

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
                • Single

                  very nice bar lounge and reception area although some staff not that friendly. Thought food over priced for what you got.

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Family with children

                  Treament and personal attention to everybody

                  I booked 2 rooms and when I arreved the hotel only have the rervation for 1 room.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Family with children

                  The friendly staff

                  The noise of the airconditioning outside our room. the rooms were quite small

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Single

                  Centrally located, very clean and updated, excellent and helpful staff.

                  Corridors were somewhat noisy for light sleepers.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Older travelers

                  Near to south kensington station, and some good resturants. Have a very nice afternoon tea meal.

                  Small room, very small bathroom

                  • Average rating
                    6.2
                • Older travelers

                  Other then the apples, all is just fine.

                  • Average rating
                    7.8
                • Older travelers

                  Location excellent for tourist sites. A very safe area to walk about at night. First class hotel with staff very attentive to your wellbeing and needs.

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Couple

                  Hotel staff extremely friendly and helpful, location excellent for shopping and sightseeing, only five minutes walk from South Kensington tube station. Loads of places to eat, drink and just enjoy the atmosphere

                  Room was smallish for a superior double room and it was a little noisy, but not so much so that it spoiled the experience

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
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