Situated in the very heart of London’s most beautiful townhouses and desirable neighborhoods, The Kensington Hotel is a relaxing and luxurious spot which sits at a prime location, at the corner of 2 iconic sites; Old Brompton Road and the Queen’s Gate. Style is taken very seriously here; the hotel’s communal areas are dominated by everything from hand picked furniture, to amazing light installations. There are open fires which can be seen in nearly all of the hotel’s reception rooms on the ground floor, which makes entering The Kensington hotel feel very surreal. It has high ceilings and great heritage décor which evoke the sense of Victorian grandeur. Moreover, the hotel’s has very friendly and courteous customer service staff.
- Accommodation – This luxurious hotel has 150 sound proofed rooms which are individually decorated and feature free Wi Fi, 24 hour room service, free newspaper, a mini bar, air conditioning, flat screen TVs, laundry service, free bottled water, a CD/DVD player (upon request), sleek furnishings, deep upholstery, and more. The hotel has a full service spa, a fitness center, a restaurant, a bar, a coffee shop, a safe deposit box at the reception desk, a porter, babysitting, conference space, and more. Story books or coloring books (depending on your child’s age) are normally handed out on arrival. There is a library of U rated DVDs, children’s magazines, and there are plenty of other little surprises such as free gifts,fruits and hot chocolate. For a little extra charge, your kids can glamp in a tent, or teepee in the parents’ room with snacks, milk filled thermos, a teddy and hurricane night light so as to make the entire experience even more authentic.
- Food and Drink – The stylish Town House Bar and Restaurant has a beautiful lounge area which has period drawing rooms. Its’ setting offers an amazing blend of contemporary and traditional features, and is the ideal location for an afternoon tea, a delicious lunch, or even for an evening dinner. The menus mainly focus on the fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced modern English cuisines with accent on the healthy options including; gluten free afternoon tea, freshly made juices, and more
This magnificent hotel is within a 15 minutes walk from the Imperial College London and London Natural History Museum. Royal Albert Hall. Kensington Gardens and Harrods are also just 2 km away from the hotel. While at the hotel, you will also be in close proximity to the Science Museum, the wonderful V&A, the Kensington Palace, and the Hyde Park (where you can get to check out the Serpentine Gallery). If you are traveling with your family and you intend to visit some of the attraction sites around London, you should consider traveling in the spring or in the fall, you will hit that sweet spot when the weather is pleasant, and the prices aren’t too high.