The Kensington Hotel

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
109-113 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5LR, United Kingdom
4.6 out of 5 rating 994 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Kensington Hotel, you'll be centrally located in London, within a 10-minute walk of Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. This 5-star hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Harrods and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Royal Albert Hall.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 150 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and Smart televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Dining

Grab a bite to eat at Town House at Kensington, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. English breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Natural History Museum - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Victoria and Albert Museum - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Science Museum - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Kensington High Street - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Imperial College London - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Royal Albert Hall - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Kensington Gardens - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Hyde Park - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Harrods - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Saatchi Gallery - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Kensington Palace - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Stamford Bridge Stadium - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Queensway - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Piccadilly - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 87.9 km / 54.6 mi
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 23.1 km / 14.4 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 18.3 km / 11.4 mi

The preferred airport for The Kensington Hotel is Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -24-hour business center
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • -Restaurant
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Assistive listening devices available
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible lounge