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The Kensington Hotel

5.0 of 5 109-113 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5LR, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we arrived on Boxing Day after the overnight flight from the USA and arrived via the underground as the Heathrow express was out of service for the weekend. Fortunately the hotel is right on the Piccadilly line a few short blocks from the station. The hotel staff was welcoming and helpful and made us feel at home. Our room on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our London holiday was an amazing one, we caught the train to south kensington tube station to fantastic Kensington hotel and Location was excellent easy to catch buses, trains and the local area has many interesting shops particularly luxury shoe stores and. This hotel provides a comfortable oasis to rest, recuperate and contemplate. Michael welcomed us and was available to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is beautiful, situated right up against queensgate street, all staff were gracious and awesome especially George he was fantastic! Our room was comfortable with nespresso machine, extra amenities and everything that we needed was provided for. We would be so happy to stay here again.

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San Rafael
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed over the Christmas Holidays and had a wonderful time. The staff is so kind, attentive and pleasant. The location is wonderful, the V&A, Harrods, Chelsea, Museum of Natural History and Kensignton Park and the South Ken tube are all walking distance! It's also a great value. The concierge Michael is so helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel in a perfect location! 5 min walking distance from south kensington tube station George and his colleagues were very helpful and everyone was great at their jobs & every time we needed anything... no request was too big or too small. The area is nice and you are connected to every part of London easily by tube it’s... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Where do I start?! This hotel is really excellent. It has everything from brilliant location in one of London's most prestigious addresses to the Albert and Victoria museum just around the corner to a tube station 5 minutes from reception, to sheer elegance. Visiting London can be tiring, in a good way that is as there is so much to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Exceptional customer service, amazing room, very comfortable lounge area. Sitting between the relaxing fireplace and the beautifully arranged Christmas tree made my Christmas even more special. I definitely recommend this hotel and I will surely visit again.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in this delightful and charming hotel for a couple of nights, whilst on a visit to London to see other friends. The whole experience was great from start to end. Reception was well decorated with red velvet feel and there were free apples for anyone staying inside the hotel and while I was there the staff were pleasant and... More 

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Province of Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a fantastic area of kensington Close to many subway stops and some great eating establishments. The hotel is compact and beautifully fit out. And certainly warm and cozy! Staff a great and attended to any requests we had, usually at it’s latest the following day depending on the request. Would love to come back! Many thanks to... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Kensington is a truly unique boutique hotel perfect for both a work or pleasure related stay. It has an excellent family run atmosphere, tastefully decorated and architectured. Whether is business or a romantic break you require it ticks all the boxes in a special way. The restaurant is fabulous and stands up in its own right as a dining... 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*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Kensington Hotel London
The Kensington Hotel London, England
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in London
#20 Business Hotel in London
#30 Luxury Hotel in London
#54 Romantic Hotel in London

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