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The Kensington

London, England

Overview

The Kensington is a destination in it's own right. Set in one of London's most desirable neighbourhoods, the property encompasses four grand townhouses, distinguished by the 19th century stucco facade that is characteristic of the area. Near every ground floor reception room incorporates an open fireplace, giving this iconic hotel the feel of a homely old-world London mansion. Victorian grandeur abounds everywhere one looks during a stay at The Kensington. The grandeur combined with the elegant, engaging service makes The Kensington a truly iconic hotel.

Location

The Kensington is located on the corner of Queens Gate and Old Brompton Road, these thoroughfares are iconic in their own right. The hotel is situated in London's museum district, making it within walking distance to The Natural History Museum, The Victoria and Albert Museum and the Royal Albert Hall, to name a just a few. As well as museums, The Kensington is also a short distance from Kensington Gardens and the rest of Hyde Park. At Hyde Park, make sure to take a boat ride on the famous Serpentine lake, visit the Diana Memorial Fountain and peruse the wonderful Rose Garden. The Kensington is also ideally located for those wishing to engage in some retail therapy. The world class luxury department store Harrods is a stones throw away, as is Harvey Nichols and many more. Nearby Exhibition Road underwent a major refurbishment in 2011. Since then, the road is befitting of the more than 19 cultural and educational hubs that are located in the area.
Map co-ordinates: 51.492516, -0.178154

Accommodation

124 guest rooms and 24 suites make up the accommodation at The Kensington. Each room is individually decorated with furnishings and artwork to both reflect and compliment the Victorian townhouse aesthetic that is evident at The Kensington. Contemporary artwork and sleek appointments are sumptuously balanced with the stunning 19th century architecture to make for a wonderful setting for any occasion. The smallest room at The Kensington is 194 square feet, leading up to the largest suite of 2000 square feet. All rooms at The Kensington come with duck down duvets, complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD TVs and Nespresso coffee machines, as standard.

Features

  • Prime location in London's museum district.
  • Town House- restaurant offering seasonal, fresh and locally produced menus.
  • Afternoon Tea experience.
  • The Juicery at The Kensington- healthy juices and smoothies.
  • In-room spa, beauty and relaxation treatments available for booking.
  • 24 hour fitness suite.
  • 100 Superior Rooms, 21 Deluxe Rooms, 5 Deluxe Family Rooms.
  • 15 Studio Suites, 7 Luxury Studio Suites.
  • Signature Suites - The Brompton Suite, The Knightsbridge Suite & The Kensington Suite.
  • Family friendly.

At A Glimpse

The Kensington offers tasteful luxury accommodation in the heart of Kensignton, London's museum district. Recently awarded Innovation in Service and Overall Winner of the 2015 European Hospitality Awards, The Kensington is a world-class iconic hotel that simply does not disappoint.

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