Stayed here with a friend on a shopping trip to London earlier this year. Amazing hotel - topper for location and comfort.
Perfect location to use public transport (underground is just across the street from the hotel). There are pharmacies, supermarkets, coffee shops, late night eateries in the areas as well. If you want to walk to the Kensington High Street shops etc, also very doable. In all, we couldnt have picked a better location for our trip.
Hotel room was HUGE for London standards with 2 double beds and a large spotlessly clean bathroom. We did not have breakfast at the hotel since it was not included in our room rate (there's plenty of places in the are where you can have breakfast for a far cheaper price).
We used lastminute.com to get a fantastic deal on this otherwise expensive hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Crowne Plaza London Kensington is a contemporary designed boutique hotel just a stone's throw away from Gloucester Road tube station with direct connectivity from Heathrow Airport (via the Piccadilly line) and from Victoria train station (via the District or Circle line). Harrods, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall and Science Museum, Earls Court and Olympia Exhibition Centres are few of London's top tourist attractions that are in close proximity to the hotel. Crowne Plaza London Kensington is a perfect hub for shopaholics as Knightsbridge, Sloane Square and the West End are all easily accessible. Retreat and recharge in one of the 162 spacious bedrooms featuring new beds, linen and other facilities such as highspeed broadband internet access and 32 inch flat screen televisions to meet the requirements of a savvy traveller. Of all of Kensington's bars, The Bar seems to be a favourite hang out for locals that end up dining at the Umami restaurant. Crowne Plaza London Kensington boasts over 250 square metres of event spaces that all have natural daylight. The boardroom and garden room overlook the hotels private landscaped garden; a rare sight in a central London hotel. The hotel also has a state of the art fitness suite with the most up to date training equipment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel London
- Crowne Plaza London Kensington England