The Kensington

109-113 Queen's Gate London SW7 5LR United Kingdom
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Hotel The Kensington


Come admire the large bay windows, stunning historic stone staircase & interconnecting Drawing Rooms of the brilliant Kensington Hotel over a relaxing Afternoon Tea.  Adjacent to the attractions of Queen's Gate & Old Brompton Roads,  this location is as convenient as it is luxurious.  Enter past the stately white exterior of its nineteenth century architecture to find the warm reception area and begin your stay.

Rooms and suites vary in size and amenity, many offering marble bathrooms, French doors and private courtyards.  Balcony views of the city as well as mini-bars with private decanter bars, Nespresso machines and Bose iPad/iPhone docking stations are found within.

Hotel features comprise complimentary Wi-Fi, a business centre, twenty-four hour room service, a juice bar & laundry services.

Dine in at the on-site full menu restaurant and bar.

Step outside and find attractions a stroll away, including nearby Serpentine Gallery, Portobello Market and Kew Gardens.

Price range

from ‎$192 to ‎$274


The Kensington


109-113 Queen's Gate, SW7 5LR, London United Kingdom | 2.4 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(20)75896300 | Fax:+44(20)75811492 | Official Homepage

Suitable for

  • Business People

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with bathtub,
  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Windows that open,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Central heating,
  • Electric kettle,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Pay-TV,
  • Radio,
  • Satellite TV,
  • Small lounge,
  • Telephone,
  • Cable TV,
  • WiFi in the rooms,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
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Hotel features

  • Business center,
  • Entrance hall/ lobby,
  • Elevator,
  • Gym,
  • Hotel bar,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • PC with internet,
  • Restaurant,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • Laundry service,
  • WiFi in Lobby,
  • Room service,
  • 24-hour room service,
  • Pants press,
  • Concierge,
  • Number of floors,
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Review Highlights
Positive Reviews
  • Utterly Stunning
    No one can argue; this locale is a dazzling space to behold  A comfortable location with a short stroll to reach many attractions such as Hyde Park, restaurants, museums, the ...
  • Divine Staff
    Every staff member is a jewel  Friendly, helpful, forward-looking and attentive and will no doubt remember you by name  Management handles any issues with magnificent tact and ...
  • Your Best Hotel Experience
    The lovely fine touches observed here will surely make this the most memorable and excellent hotel experience of your life  Nicely equipped rooms furnished with Nespresso ...
Negative Reviews
  • Tiny Standard Rooms
    Some have felt some of the standard rooms were unbearably tiny Smaller rooms may have showers unfitting for taller guests and also may be missing some of your favourite ...
  • A/C Shut-Off
    Air conditioning is set on automatic shut off after some time, and may need to be reset during the night if you awaken and its too hot in your room...
  • Noise Annoyances
    Outside traffic and passersby as well as adjacent guests' voices may trouble you during the night  Bring your earplugs...
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