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Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

London is a very nice place. we toured different places and Windsor castle is amazing. Stonehenge is very unique. Kensington palace is also great.

My daughter, granddaughter, and I stayed at the hotel 5 nights. The staff was very helpful and always available to answer any questions. I highly recommend this hotel.

Worn, old fixtures, idiosyncratic lighting controls in the rooms. The management of the bar is terrible. Three nights in a row I had to chase the staff to get a drink--and then wait to get my bill. Fire them all--or at the very least get some management.

First time in London and heard horrible stories about hotels, but I'm happy to say this one was a pleasant surprise. It was in a great neighborhood and the staff was very nice.

The hotel easy to reach in Kensington by taxi or public transport . In the area you will find several small pubs (not many) and restaurants of medium to good quality. The hotel staff is pleasant and working to make your stay good. The hotel has a brasserie and Chinese style restaurant with good quality food and ok prices. The staff of restaurant is friendly. Generally the rooms have most amenities you might expect.

9 days and 8 nights...it was not excellent but it is very comfortable except on a day the aircondition did not work but was fixed the following day. There was one staff who was curt and was not happy serving us...maybe because it was late in the evening. Thank you.

Very nice. Modern condition and updated. Large room for London. Very convenient to tube and shops. Horrible WiFi and no business center.

Great location, great neighborhood. Room lacked storage drawers, no shears on windows, curtain rod not attached on each end.

Bad internet (pretty useless). Dated facilities. Small double bed. Club lounge food isnt great. Coffee machine sucks

The hotel is very nice and the staff is excellent. Being located 1 long block from the Kensington High Street Underground station made it a great place to be located - especially if you are arriving via LHR. Breakfast is excellent and Marco the Concei concierge was extremely helpful. We will stay there again.

Friendly staff very helpful, clean, nice size rooms.

quiet and a great location. room was clean and staff was nice.

I had a great stay at Copthorne Kensington which is my first trip to London. Love the not too tourist atomsphere, felt we safe going back to the hotel at 10pm all nights that I was there. Close to High Street which made is very special & transportation was a breeze. You had the buses, underground & the cabs right at your door step so to speak. For a first timer in London got around very well with maps & directions from people I met along the way. People of London were very accommodating with directions. Will be back for round two sometime this year.

I always stay at the Copthorne Tara, has a great, safe location.

Tara is a block away from High St Kensington Underground, but, is tucked back off the main street, so you don't hear traffic and noise yet have the convenience of train, taxis, shops and restaurants. Staff was very helpful.

Going back to Tara is like visiting the familiar. It changes in small ways from year to year but it is reliable and excellent value. The staff and location are two of the high points - the staff actually recognized me from past visits. The room was perfectly adequate - an excellent value for the cost.

T his was my third stay at this hotel this year....nine days each visit.This is an indication of my high regard for it.Excellent location on a quiet cul-de-sac and a stone's throw from the tube station .Fine, charming, helpful staff .Breakfast remains a fantastic exercise.It is amazing how the staff feeds so many guests with extraordinary speed and efficiency.A great value for the money.Highly recommended.

I just stayed here for one night but it was a great value and close to the District and Circle lines. Just a 5 minute walk to the station. Great location in Kensington, so it is close to the Natural History Museum and Kensington Palace. Real good value considering the location.

It is a comfortable, reliable play in a good location, with a friendly efficient and helpful staff.

We spent three nights at the the Copthorne Tara while on vacation in UK. The location is within a short distance from High Street Kensington underground station. The lobby area looks nice. The room was clean. It was quiet, the bed was comfortable, but the room furniture is old. The staff was friendly and polite. We elected a stay without breakfast and it was the right decision since there are less expensive, breakfast places close by. We will stay again because of the location and polite, friendly staff.

Scarsdale Place London England

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Kensington Palace
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Located in Kensington within a short walk of Kensington Palace, Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Royal Albert Hall. This 4-star hotel has 833 rooms and welcomes guests with 2 restaurants, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Located in central London, the hotel is also near Buckingham Palace and Big Ben.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including The Brasserie, which specializes in British cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served each morning for a fee.


Rooms

The 833 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and ironing boards. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Rooms also include desks.


Property features

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington features a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 9 meeting rooms. Self parking is offered for GBP 25 per night. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a conference center, a business center, and express check-out.

Room options

Standard Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Club Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Club Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

Everyone (10) Couples (59) Business (25) Family (25) Other (24) Friends (9)
4

london vacation 2017

Everyone

London is a very nice place. we toured different places and Windsor castle is amazing. Stonehenge is very unique. Kensington palace is also great.

By , from san francisco california on Apr 4, 2017

5

great hotel close to an underground station, shops

Families

My daughter, granddaughter, and I stayed at the hotel 5 nights. The staff was very helpful and always available to answer any questions. I highly recommend this hotel.

By , from Texas on Mar 20, 2017

3

desperately needs to be renovated

Everyone

Worn, old fixtures, idiosyncratic lighting controls in the rooms. The management of the bar is terrible. Three nights in a row I had to chase the staff to get a drink--and then wait to get my bill. Fire them all--or at the very least get some management.

By , from San Francisco on Mar 19, 2017

5

perfect to what we wanted!!

Everyone

First time in London and heard horrible stories about hotels, but I'm happy to say this one was a pleasant surprise. It was in a great neighborhood and the staff was very nice.

By on Mar 12, 2017

5

stay during conference london

Everyone

The hotel easy to reach in Kensington by taxi or public transport . In the area you will find several small pubs (not many) and restaurants of medium to good quality. The hotel staff is pleasant and working to make your stay good. The hotel has a brasserie and Chinese style restaurant with good quality food and ok prices. The staff of restaurant is friendly. Generally the rooms have most amenities you might expect.

By , from new york on Feb 16, 2017

4

the location is excellent!

Everyone

9 days and 8 nights...it was not excellent but it is very comfortable except on a day the aircondition did not work but was fixed the following day. There was one staff who was curt and was not happy serving us...maybe because it was late in the evening. Thank you.

By , from San Francisco Ca on Sep 10, 2016

4
Everyone

Very nice. Modern condition and updated. Large room for London. Very convenient to tube and shops. Horrible WiFi and no business center.

By on Sep 7, 2016

Review comment responded on Sep 8, 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your recent visit, we are pleased that you mostly enjoyed your stay. We are very sorry that you experienced issues with our Wifi, our service providers are currently in the process of resolving this issue permanently. We hope to welcome you back soon. Niek, Operations Manager..

4

good location

Everyone

Great location, great neighborhood. Room lacked storage drawers, no shears on windows, curtain rod not attached on each end.

By , from Chicago, Il on Jul 4, 2016

Review comment responded on Jan 1, 1970

Dear Phil, Thank you for your recent visit to our hotel, we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Niek, Operations Manager.

2

terrible internet. dated facilities.

Everyone

Bad internet (pretty useless). Dated facilities. Small double bed. Club lounge food isnt great. Coffee machine sucks

By on Jul 1, 2016

4

would definitely stay there again

Everyone

The hotel is very nice and the staff is excellent. Being located 1 long block from the Kensington High Street Underground station made it a great place to be located - especially if you are arriving via LHR. Breakfast is excellent and Marco the Concei concierge was extremely helpful. We will stay there again.

By , from Ohio on Jun 7, 2016

Review comment responded on Jun 17, 2016

Dear Rob, Thank you for your review of our hotel, we are really pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Niek, Operations Manager.