I was visiting London for a long week-end in December
The location is pretty much ideal: on the Picadilly line, 15 min walk from Harrods, hyde parks with a lot of places for breakfastand and diner around - no need to book the breakfast in the hotel... you will find much cheaper 100 yards from the hotel
It was also nice to have a garden at the rear of the hotel: our room was at the back and very quiet and comfortable. My only disappointment was the charges for internet - £15.50 for day! That's why I did not give the 5 stars.
Overall it is a good hotel - except for the paid wifi.
- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel London
- Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel
- Holiday Inn Kensington
- Holiday Inn London
- Crowne Plaza London Kensington England
- 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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