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The Kensington Hotel

109-113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5LP

+44 207 589 6300

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based on 387 reviews

About The Kensington Hotel, London

Value for money

The Kensington Hotel is located in London and is close to local attractions, including Victoria and Albert Museum and Natural History Museum London. It provides guests with an ideal base with Gloucester Road Tube Station only a 10-minute walk away. This 5-star hotel provides an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and a coffee bar. It has babysitting services, a currency exchange and a reception that operates 24/7. A friendly tour desk is on-site and South Kensington Tube Station is within walking distance, making it easy for guests to explore the local area and its attractions. The rooms at Kensington Hotel have a flat-screen TV, a mini bar and slippers. Bathrooms are filled with necessities such as bathrobes and a hair dryer. Kensington Hotel London's premium facilities include a modern bar and an in-house restaurant. The Kensington Hotel is situated amongst the area's tourist attractions, including Imperial College London, Royal Albert Hall and Science Museum, which are within walking distance. Kensington High Street is a 10-minute drive away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Slippers
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Massage
  • Spa

Things to do

  • Gift shop

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Kensington Hotel

Attractions in London, England curated by momondo

The Kensington Hotel location: 109-113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London, SW7 5LP


Kensington Gardens1.0 mi
Hyde Park1.0 mi
Victoria Coach Station1.3 mi
London Victoria Station1.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Town House at the Kensington0.0 mi
Dining at the Kensington0.0 mi
The Brompton Club0.0 mi
W/A Restaurant and Bar0.0 mi

The Kensington Hotel Reviews

ExcellentBased on 387 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very friendly and helpful staff (in 112 reviews)
  • Beautifully furnished and helpful staff. (in 111 reviews)
  • Fabulous location with superb staff. (in 68 reviews)
Cons -
  • Some of the rooms are old. (in 26 reviews)
  • Locality to tube station. (in 1 review)

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The Kensington Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 5 star hotels in London typically cost $700/night, but The Kensington Hotel is typically available for $419/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • There are 23.2 mi between London Gatwick and The Kensington Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 1h 9min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from London Gatwick to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Kensington Hotel offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $17/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Kensington Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is London Gatwick.

  • The Kensington Hotel welcomes pets at their venue.

  • The Kensington Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Kensington Hotel at +44 207 589 6300. One of the easiest dining options for London guests staying in The Kensington Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at The Kensington Hotel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for The Kensington Hotel is +44 207 589 6300.

  • The city center nearest to The Kensington Hotel is London, which is 2.3 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Westminster Abbey, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at The Kensington Hotel, call +44 207 589 6300.

  • Yes, The Kensington Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • The Kensington Hotel has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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