Hotel The Kensington

4 Stars

  109 - 113 Queens Gate - SW7 5LR - London, United Kingdom View Map
Area: Kensington / South Kensington / Chelsea / Fulham

From US$ 262.00(?) Book

Put yourself through the paces in the brand new, spacious, fitness and treatment suite at The Kensington Hotel. Stretch yourself with the range of high-tech equipment and, once a week, join our general manager, Garreth, for his Monday night running club. Avail of a personal training session in our extensive gym or indulge the senses with a therapy treatment to make your stay even more special. VIVA Therapies provides the very best in luxurious, bespoke treatments and alternative therapies at The Kensington Hotel. Viva Therapies is well established in London for providing an exceptional mobile massage, beauty and fitness service and their practitioners can treat you within your hotel rooms or at The Kensington Hotel Gym and Spa. With a wide range of options, you can choose to enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating massage, indulge yourself with a manicure or simply pamper yourself with a hair and make up appointment. Opening hours are Monday to Sunday from 8am until midnight. Pre booked treatments out of hours can be arranged on request. Learn more about VIVA Therapies

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The right side of London for Heathrow and a short ride from the West End or the City, The Kensington Hotel is ideally placed for the business traveller, and ideally equipped too. With complimentary wireless broadband available throughout this luxury London hotel, a comprehensive fitness suite and stylish bar and restaurant, it makes business a pleasure. We can supply you with whatever you need to work and stay in contact. Our business services include: Complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel; Guest PCs and iMacs; Printing, photocopying and fax services; Chargers for Blackberrys, mobile phones, laptops and media hubs on demand; Lapdesks for use in bedrooms on request.


With the museums, the Royal Albert Hall, Harrods, Christie’s, Hyde Park and the Serpentine Gallery close to The Kensington Hotel, you could spend weeks in this part of London city and never grow tired. South Kensington is the most civilised of urban enclaves, made for exploring on foot. If you are in the mood for more intensive exercise, take your pick from our recommended gyms and health clubs in the West End area – including our very own. Or treat yourself to some treatments at one of the excellent local health spas, all within easy reach from this luxury London hotel.


On entering The Kensington Hotel you will see why it is one of the finest hotels in London. It is like walking through the doors of a lovingly restored London mansion or modern-day private members’ club. Within its large stone-floored entrance hall, a velvet-lined alcove draws you like a jewel box to the red marble reception desk at The Kensington Hotel. Once greeted, you will discover the period drawing rooms of what were once individual Regency-style townhouses, with bay windows, working fireplaces, parquet floors and original art. Throughout this luxury London hotel you will find period detail and an eclectic range of spaces featuring luxurious fabrics, opulent lighting and original 19th and 20th century furniture. Upstairs, the varied ceiling heights and volumes of The Kensington Hotel’s bedrooms create the sense of staying in a private house. So make yourself at home with a stay at this excellent London city hotel. As with all our luxury London hotels, The Kensington Hotel offers a great selection of rooms to cater for your needs. The 149 guest rooms and suites at The Kensington Hotel, many with full-height windows and views across London city’s Royal Borough, offer a range of heights, volumes and design schemes, while bathrooms are lined in a selection of marbles.


Enjoy an à la carte breakfast or a delicious lunch or dinner dish from the international menu in the classic country club-style surroundings of Aubrey, The Kensington Hotel Restaurant. Or relax in our glamorous cocktail bar at the heart of the ground floor of this London city hotel with a snack, refreshment and a friend. The Kensington Hotel in London has it all. Alternatively, if you’re going out in South Kensington for the evening, check out our recommended London restaurants, nightspots and entertainment in this part of the city. With leather seating, parquet floors and chrome chandeliers, Aubrey offers memorable surroundings for memorable dining. Treat yourself to a Great British Breakfast, equally great porridge or something a little more continental to set you up for your day in London. For lunch, dinner or a snack, choose from the restaurant’s eclectic menu, blending fresh British fare with flavours from around the world. The exotic décor of the Kensington’s adjoining cocktail bar – with slate floors, distressed mirrors, timber-clad walls and a blue glass ceiling – creates a cosmopolitan setting in which to enjoy, well, a Cosmopolitan, Metropolitan, mineral water or whatever takes your fancy.


Recently reopened after a £20m renovation programme, The Kensington Hotel welcomes guests to the jewel of London's Regency quarter. Strategically situated at Queens's Gate in leafy South Kensington, it offers an unforgettable townhouse experience that's authentic in every detail. And as befits such a magnificent heritage property, the level of service at The Kensington Hotel is equally memorable. Whether it's leaving a flask of warm milk and cookies by your bedside at night or providing a complimentary bottle of water for your homeward flight, we believe that great service is in the detail - the little gestures that compensate for you being away from home. Great service can't exist without a great team, and we've assembled the first to be found anywhere - all of them totally committed to turning your visit to London into a genuine experience With 149 stylish bedrooms and suites, a vibrant cocktail bar, modern restaurant and full-service gym, The Kensington Hotel is a South Kensington treasure that will linger a long time in your memory. Adjacent to The Kensington Hotel is The Brompton Club, an intricately designed private members club offering members chic sophistication. So if you're looking for your own private retreat in the heart of the capital, we can promise you the most luxurious of London city hotels in the finest location, the finest service and the finest guest experience - all within the cosy confines of London's Finest Townhouse.

Hotel facilities

  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Lifts 2
  •  Conference rooms 3
  •  Check-in at From 10:30
  •  Lobby Size SM
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Car Renting
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Baby sitting
  •  Voltage 240
  •  Single rooms 13
  •  Twin rooms 57
  •  Double rooms 85
  •  Triple rooms 11

The Hotel The Kensington offers conference facilities. The Hotel The Kensington offers a laundry service. The accommodation has a car rental service. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel offers business facilities. The hotel is ideal for families with small children.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Trouser Press
  •  Alarm Clock
  •  Radio
  •  Movies

The Hotel The Kensington offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel The Kensington rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel offers its guests the use of an pants iron (trouser press) . The hotel offers a wake up service for guests. The accommodation offers a radio service for its guests. The Hotel The Kensington offers a movie service.

 Public transport

  • Airport: LHR
  • Time to the Airport: 25 MIN
  • Railway Station: VICTORIA
  • Underground: SOUTH KENSINGTON
  • Time to the Subway: 5 MIN
  • Distance from the airport: 20 KM
  • Fair site: EARLS COURT
  • Distance from Railway Station: 3 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 5 MIN

 Guests' Reviews

St Ives,Cornwall, United Kingdom

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The kensington hotel, queensgate, london

The kensington hotel is a very clean and comfortable hotel. the staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. would definitely recommend this hotel.

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