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The Kensington

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109 - 113 Queen's Gate Kensington and Chelsea, London SW7 5LP England See on map
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5 Star accommodation
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We visited London for the NBA game and I stayed with my two teenagers in the Doyle Kensington in a beautiful family room. The room had a double bed and two single beds. Really comfortable beds and bedding. Plenty of space in the hallway area...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank elainwb
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Kensington Hotel was one of my favorite hotels. We've never been to london before, so while searching a hotel to book the neighborhood really drew me to this hotel. Filled with some of the best restaurants and little french and italian cafes. It was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
9  Thank lindseylo3
Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 9 July 2018

Dear lindseylo3, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to read you experienced a most enjoyable stay at The Kensington with highlights including the excellent location, super friendly staff and delicious and fresh breakfast. We thank you for your recommendation to our future...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently stayed at The Kensington. It's a pretty hotel and very relaxed. My room was so comfortable and had all the amenities I like. Nice towels and sheets and pillows. I had a few meals in the cozy lounge by the fire. The food...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Susie D
Response from georgianap568, Manager at The KensingtonResponded 3 days ago

Dear Susie D, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted to read you experienced a most enjoyable stay at The Kensington. We thank you for your recommendation to our future guests and look forward to welcome you back next time you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was returning to London to pick up my daughter from a study abroad program and The Kensington was not only in the neighborhood, but was just down the street.The staff were welcoming and knowledgeable and the restaurant was not only good, but was relaxing....More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from georgianap568, Manager at The KensingtonResponded 5 days ago

Dear Y9674NDgailc, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted to read you experienced a most enjoyable stay at The Kensington. We thank you for your recommendation to our future guests and look forward to welcome you back next time you travel...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely Hotel in the perfect location. The bar and lounge areas are stylishly decorated and they have a delightful ambience. All of the staff we encountered were professional, friendly and efficient. Overall a very pleasant experience.More

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Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Gillian A
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Dear Gillian A, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are delighted to read you experienced a most enjoyable stay at The Kensington with highlights on the stylish bar and lounge, the delightful ambiance and the professional staff. We thank you for your...More

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Traditional service and Victorian grandeur come together with sleek style and contemporary comfort at the Kensington, in one of London’s most cosmopolitan neighbourhoods. Embrace a sophisticated member’s club More vibe, whether over afternoon tea in the light, lively drawing rooms, cocktails in glamorous K Bar, or dinner in the refined Town House. From the splendour of The Brompton Suite to the contemporary charm of The Knightsbridge Suite, the hotel’s signature suites offer comfort and space, with The Kensington Suite offering one of London’s largest townhouse suite, with three bedrooms. Set in the heart of one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, The Kensington’s grand stucco façade is characteristic of this affluent 19th Century district, home to cultural treasures such as the Natural History and the Victoria & Albert Museums and the Royal Albert Hall, with the green spaces of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park; and world-famous Harrods and Harvey Nichols only a short walk away. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
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Luxury
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
Business
,
Luxury
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Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
US$253 - US$401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kensington Hotel London
,
The Kensington London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Business
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Luxury
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Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
150
Price range
US$253 - US$401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kensington Hotel London
,
The Kensington London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
...More
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JaimeSommers
5 December 2018|
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Response from fuola43 | Reviewed this property |
I am unable to answer to the question about the airco but anyhow ask for a room located on the front side of the hotel and not giving on the rear court where the air filters and kitchen machinery are. This hotel is not free... More
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Seaside31954
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Yep, just get on the Piccadilly line to s Kensington exit and pull you suitcase behind. Cheap and fast. You don’t want to do this with a couple big suitcases though (stairs in the tube, etc). If you don’t travel light, might... More
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Room Tips
"The junior suites are by square meter size reasonable for people used to 25-30sqm standard."
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"Pay for the larger room and ask for a high floor."
ElizabethM962
26 Nov 2018
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"Ask for a City Room with a View of queens gate"
ladynewyorktravels
26 Nov 2018
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"I suspect they are all nice .we stayed in a family room with 2 kingsize beds which was very spacious ."
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