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The Kensington

Expedia.comUS$ 329*
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#35 of 1,063 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 595*
US$ 329*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2016

My works requires me to use hotel lounges for business meetings and I always find the Kensington Hotel an excellent place to meet contacts and clients. The staff are attentive, the food and drink of a very good quality and the service excellent. The property is a luxury hotel that has recently had a refurbishment of the public areas that...

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your warm compliments following your recent wisit at The Kensington. We are most grateful for your recommendation to our future guests and we are glad that you enjoyed our excellent service and our wonderful lounge areas. It would certainly be our pleasure to welcome you back in the near future. Warm regards, Georgiana...

London
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I have never been disappointed with the Kensington Hotel. The staff has always been friendly and helpful. The location is perfect as in a quiet area but walking distance to tub stations and museums. Love it!

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The entire team is delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful experience with us. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know what made your stay extra memorable and your encouraging feedback will only serve as a great motivator for us to continue striving for service excellence. We are most grateful for...

Portishead
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The Kensington is a wonderfully chic and elegant hotel in one of London's more up market neighbourhoods. We stayed there to celebrate a birthday and meet friends in London and our bespoke requirements were attended to by the front of house staff with no question and no fuss. All waiting staff were impeccable and the doorman too was professional but...

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Kensington and for sharing such great feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our warm service, great bar selection and excellent location. We certainly hope it will not be too long before we get to welcome you back again for another...

Santa Barbara
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I've have written for National Geographic and author of their best seller, The 10 Best of Everything. I'm also former Director of TIME World News Service. Out of the million of miles I've logged on assignments, and accommodations all over the world, The Kensington at Queens Gate is exceptional coupled by a courteous and efficient staff, pristine clean and enchanting...

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Kensington and for sharing such great feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and found our staff , rooms and location one of the best in London. We certainly hope it will not be too long before we get to welcome you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 January 2016

What an amazing experience in London, The kensington hotel has restored a beautiful townhouse with impeccable taste. Minimal where necessary, expansive where appropriate. Wonderful staff. If you stay, you must try and have dinner at least once. It's a very reasonably priced restaurant and the chef whipped up some finger licking british cuisine and it was one of the most...

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a true pleasure to read that you had a memorable experience with us and thank you for recommending us to our future guests. The entire team including Said and George have received your warm comments with much gratitude. We certainly hope we get to welcome you back for many more wonderful stays in the near future....

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The hotel is absolutely amazing, wish we had more time to appreciate its london’s beauty. The neighborhood was very nice and Everything was easily accessed ,local farmers market and designer boutiques are a short walk away near hyde park. We are definitely planning on staying here again next time.

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are truly heartened by your warm compliments following your recent stay with us at The Kensington. We are very glad that you overall had an excellent experience and your lovely feedback has been shared across all departments. We thank you for your kind recommendation to our future guests and we certainly hope it will not be too...

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The hotel is an impressive building with luxurious rooms and a really good selection of food and wines. The rooms are large and tastefully decorated, the staff were friendly, helpful and ensured everything about our stay was perfect. This was a lovely romantic get away and we look forward to coming back.

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are truly heartened by your warm compliments following your recent stay with us at The Kensington. We are very glad that you overall had an excellent experience and your lovely feedback has been shared across all departments. We thank you for your kind recommendation to our future guests and we certainly hope it will not be too...

Denmark
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This hotel is absolutely lovely. In the sense of "My Fair Lady". Beautifully decorated lounges, open fireplaces and cute, small rooms. A real gem. We asked for early arrival - and this was not a problem. Room was ready at 10AM.

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Georgiana P, Operations Manager at The Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your warm comments and kind recommendation of The Kensington. It gives us great pleasure to learn that you had an enjoyable experience and found our hotel to be a real gem. We are truly grateful for your compliments and we look forward to welcome you back in the near future, Warm regards, Georgiana Operations...

Dublin
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Having just returned from another stay at The Kensington I remain as delighted, and as relaxed as always. The unbeatable location speaks for itself, but what elevates The Kensington above other luxury hotels in London is the quality of it's public spaces combined with the wonderfully trained & attentive staff. The bar & lounges are superbly finished, a pleasure to...

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Dear Guest, We thank you for taking the time to share your great feedback with us at The Kensington. We are very pleased that your stay was pleasant and that you enjoyed the great ambiance and the well appointed facilities. We greatly appreciate your recommendation and loyalty. It would certainly be our pleasure to welcome you back for many more...

San Rafael, California
Reviewed 14 January 2016

From the moment we entered, the entire staff was warm and welcoming. What we would expect from a long tiring journey was to just relax in our room, however it wasn't ready so we had to linger. This is the kind of place that you don't mind lingering at all....it's such a comforting yet elegant drawing room that makes it...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback following your stay with us at The Kensington. We are absolutely delighted to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and we are particularly pleased that our commitment to delivering a warm and highly personalised service was apparent to you. The entire team including Anna and James are most grateful...

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Staying in South Kensington

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly located in leafy South Kensington and just moments from Knightsbridge, Hyde Park and Sloane Square, The Kensington offers 150 unique and stylish guestrooms and suites. London's largest townhouse suite (approx 2,000 sq ft), roll top baths and four-poster beds are truly befitting of this Regency quarter. The Town House bar & restaurant and a magnificent lounge area comprised of period drawing rooms offer a traditional but contemporary setting for afternoon tea, lunch or evening dinners. Our guestrooms are individually decorated in an elegant townhouse style, using sumptuous fabrics, deep upholstery and an eclectic mix of contemporary art and furnishings. The atmosphere is relaxed throughout, with the engaging and innovative service creating the ambiance of a smart private members club. All rooms include flat screen TVs, air conditioning, luxurious Aromatherapy Associates bathroom products, Nespresso coffee machines and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kensington

Address: 109 - 113 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5LP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: ₹ 17,325 - ₹ 32,905 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kensington 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Kensington Hotel London
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#20 Business Hotel in London
#33 Family Hotel in London
#35 Luxury Hotel in London
#50 Romantic Hotel in London
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“Go for high floor , work was being done on low floors and was very noisey , room was small too.”
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