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The Kensington Hotel

#28 of 1,050 Hotels in London
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109-113 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5LR, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Long Island, NY
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is stunning, breakfast is excellent - whether you do the continental or order eggs. They don't rush you of course and it's just a beautiful experience. The room is small, but it's really so comfortable and well appointed that you don't mind at all. I highly recommend The Kensington Hotel.

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Gisborne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed 5 nights at The Kensington Hotel and loved it immensely. This is very luxurious hotel and very welcoming by all the staff. We picked the location as it was very close to the Chelsea Flower show, but we got so much more with the local area i.e. shops, restaurants and pubs. Happy to go back and stay there... More 

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London
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good, clean and friendly hotel. The staff is great. Good breakfast. They helped us out with everything. We've stayed here with my wife, child 1,5 year and my parents. Nothing was to much. The teddy bear is much appreciated.

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Oxford
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great on all counts. superb breakfast. vast bar drinks menu. quality bedding and towels and soft furnishings. Central location. very comfortable lounge areas. looks to have been recently redecorated/refurbished. coffee machine in the room. turn down service. twice daily room services. We really enjoyed staying here and wouldn't hesitate to book again

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is -ONE OF A KIND- experience. The extreme attention in little detalis, including the exquisite decoration welcoming you every day at the lobby, the delicate attention in service and the comfort and intimate environment achieved in the rooms! Everything was simply FABULOUS! If I ever come back to London, this hotel is my first option!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was in London for the weekend prior to a work trip and decided to try the Kensington Hotels afternoon tea. I went in solo, and absolutely loved the experience. The food was amazing, and consisted of sandwiches, scones, and several deserts. I got the English breakfast tea, and it was amazing. Looks wise, the setting was clean, colorful, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Afternoon tea in this hotel is fantastic, The atmosphere, decor is really stylish dating back to the victorian era. When it came to the tea there's no question that this is the place to be for finger licking sandwiches and scones. The service is personal and efficient especially from Carolina and George. Would be happy to come back again in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the most amazing stay at this hotel, both quaint and super lux. The lobby bar and restaurant are gorgeous, the staff impeccable and of five star quality (especially our dinner server George, so attentive and nice), and the rooms quiet and comfortably sized. The best stay in London I've ever had.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

. The hotel is lovely, very homely, with lots and lots of books, knick knacks and cosy furniture. The beds were so comfortable, lovely linens, plenty of clean towels. The mini bar was well stocked. We could have had anything with choices that were available that is a nice plus. The neighbourhood is terrific. Good British food right at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

my parent enjoyed a fashion forward afternoon at the kensington hotel, It was a very special tea with the best decorated stands that I 've seen..... Carolina, George were the best and attentive too. we will recommend to all our friends.

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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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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