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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 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a typical British non-chain hotel with great service and location this is the place. Wonderful breakfasts, great neighborhood with lots of restaurants, easy access to the tube, Victoria and Albert Museum, Museum of Natural History, and Kensington Park. Loved our stay there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here several times. The staff are wonderful. Rooms are well appointed and the location is perfect. A short walk to two Tube stops, or a nice walk to many major attractions. Plenty of restaurants and coffee shops in the area. On our last stay, we were both under the weather and the kitchen was kind enough to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We won our accommodation through my husband's work and in our opinion, the Kensington Hotel was first class. The staff were very friendly working above and beyond to meet our needs and those of our children by booking suitable tours.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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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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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
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#8 Business Hotel in London #12 Spa Hotel in London #19 Family Hotel in London #24 Luxury Hotel in London #50 Romantic Hotel in London
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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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