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The Kensington Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   109-113 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5LR, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)
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Ranked #27 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the hotel and all the staff members were friendly and helpful and the location is the best of all places we have stayed in the area (eight visits to area in past four years) with many pleasant surprises at eating places in Old Brompton Road. Terrific lounge area for enjoying a quiet drink at the end of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a few days last week and can't wait to return! The Kensington is centrally located to all of the wonderful sights in London, not to mention close to the Tube, bus stops, Kensington Gardens, and terrific restaurants. The management and staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was very clean and comfortable. Love this hotel!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Kensington is a true blessing. The staff knew it was my partners birthday and had a little surprise waiting for her, Strawberries and chocolates then 2 glasses of Champagne were delivered to our room. Wonderful! The friendliness of the whole staff, the comfortable luxury of the rooms and the absolutely delicious breakfast is such a treat. I have stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first stop on our trip. The hotel were very accommodating in holding our luggage while we waited for our room to be ready. Our room was spacious and quiet. The bathroom was of a great size and the bed super comfy. We had the full breakfast included in our room price and I have to say, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have now been staying at this hotel for many years and it really is a home away from home be it business or pleasure - professionalism of staff along with standard of service and facilities always excellent. always gives feeling of being relaxing and genuine caring for the guest. Good location also and close South Ken tube, Hyde park, Albert... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After an unpleasant stay in another UK city at a dirty hotel with nonchalant staff, our welcome at the Kensington on Queen's Gate was beyond our expectation. The staff go out of their way to ensure satisfaction, the location is convenient to sites and great restaurants, & our room was modern.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is very clean and the bed was great. You are a short walk to the South Kensington tube stop. The neighborhood is quiet. The staff are all fantastic. Only negative is that the rooms are very tiny. My wife and I each had a 28 inch bag and it was difficult to maneuver. I will say that our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in a quiet Kensington neighborhood, this hotel is ideal for the London traveler who wants casual elegance without the noise of the city center. A fifteen minute walk to Harrod's and other fine dining. Room sizes vary; some are generous and others are quite small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at The Kensington Hotel was great...rooms were clean and comfortable, staff friendly and extremely accommodating. Great Location....short walk to South Kensington station. I would highly recommend!

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andrea D, Manager at The Kensington Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you so much for recommending us, our team were all very pleased to read your kind feedback and we are happy you have found us. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to you London home. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were booked into The Kensington through a Wimbledon-related tennis-and-hotel package. After rejecting the first room we were offered because it was too small, too dark and had no view other than nearby walls, we accepted a much nicer room into which the sunlight streamed and where our window offered a nice view of the street life. This being an... More

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Address: 109-113 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5LR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kensington Hotel 5*
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Midway between Exhibition Road and Fulham Road is The Kensington Hotel, reborn following a £20million refurbishment to bring The Doyle Collection’s sense of contemporary, memorable luxury and a private club ambiance to historic surroundings. With 149 stylish bedrooms and suites, a vibrant cocktail bar, modern restaurant and full-service gym, it is a South Kensington treasure you cannot afford to miss. ... more   less 
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