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    The Kensington

    109 - 113 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5LP, England
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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          US$738
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          Overview
          • Excellent75%
          • Very good19%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “afternoon tea” (167 reviews)
          “queens gate” (35 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 8 March 2016

          Fantastic experience staying here and the amenities were great. The gym is one of the best that I have seen in a London hotel. There is a cocktail bar that serves drinks till late and the bar staff were all amazing. Our room had a...More

          Thank robert_montcal
          Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 13 March 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback following your stay with us at The Kensington. We are pleased to read that you made the most of our brilliant location in central London and that you enjoyed our well appointed rooms. We greatly appreciate your...More

          Reviewed 8 March 2016

          I stayed at the Kensington several years ago, but this time it was different....the renovated Kensington and the staff have made a real impact on this trip to London. Righr from the check-in to the departure, every staff memeber in all the services have been...More

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          Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 13 March 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your complimenting review of The Kensington. We are delighted to learn that you were pleased with our well appointed facilities and the warm service delivered by our team. We certainly hope we will get the opportunity to welcome you back...More

          Reviewed 8 March 2016

          We loved the kensington hotel and the surrounding south kensington area because of all the lovely things that you could see while stating here. the tube tube station was very close just a few minutes whenever we needed to explore the greater London. our room...More

          Thank barthelton7
          Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 13 March 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Kensington and for sharing this lovely review. We are glad that you appreciated our wonderful location in central London as well as the warm service delivered by our proud service ambassadors. Michael and...More

          Reviewed 8 March 2016

          The hotel was everything that we had expected. The location was perfect for what we wanted, within walking distance to the major areas we wanted to visit in our limited time in London. The hotel was clean, and had everything we needed in it. The...More

          Thank wallybnew67
          Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 13 March 2016

          Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review with us at The Kensington. We are elated to read that you had a wonderful stay. We are glad that you particularly enjoyed several aspects of your stay including our warm and efficient service that we...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2016

          From the moment you arrive at the front door this stylish and relaxed hotel makes you feel welcome and valued. The staff are all so genuine, warm, friendly and helpful. We visited as a family group to celebrate a special birthday and chose the hotel...More

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          Response from Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The KensingtonResponded 8 March 2016

          Dear Guest, We thank you so much for taking the time to share your wonderful feedback with us at The Kensington. Your warm comments about the service delivered by our team have been received with much gratitude and will only serve as a wonderful encouragement...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Airport Transportation
          • Conference Facilities
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$266 - US$475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #20 Business Hotel in London
          • #33 Family Hotel in London
          • #37 Luxury Hotel in London
          • #50 Romantic Hotel in London
          • Room types
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 150
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          • South Kensington
          • Also Known As
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          • The Kensington London
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          Nearby
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          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
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          TL_Surbiton
          Are the rooms quiet? Looks like it's nestled in the middle of quite busy traffic / roads? Looking for a VERY quiet night for very light sleepers. Thx
          14 May 2017|
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          Response from fuola43 | Reviewed this property |
          Beds are very comfortable and rooms very quiet. We slept very well while we were there. An advise: check that your room doesn't overlook the kitchen machinery.
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          TL_Surbiton
          Are the rooms quiet? Looks like it's nestled in the middle of quite busy traffic / roads? Looking for a VERY quiet night for very light sleepers. Thx
          14 May 2017|
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          Response from CristinaGTejedor | Property representative |
          Dear Mr M, In order to find the perfect room for you, I would recommend to contact us prior to your arrival. I will personally make sure we find a very quiet room so that you have a wonderful stay at The Kensington. Kind... More
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          BONNIETRAVELSFOREVER
          HI, What rooms have a balcony or patio ?
          23 April 2017|
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          Response from CristinaGTejedor | Property representative |
          Dear Bonnietravel, Four of our Luxury Studio Suites have a private balcony. If you wish to have a balcony, please contact us as soon as you create your booking and we will add it to your requests. Kind regards, Cristina... More
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          "The view of Queen's Gate Road is very nice."
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          "Ask for a quiet room and the hotel will provide you with one that is "tuck away" from the hallway"
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          "Go for the bigger room - worth the value for money."
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          "The hot chocolate is great!"
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