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Located in South 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 Imperial College London and Harrods.


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.


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.


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

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

Scarsdale Place Kensington London England W8 5SR

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 12-floor Copthorne Tara Hotel has theater reservation and concierge desks, currency exchange, a front-desk safe, and a business center equipped with high-speed Internet access. Complimentary WiFi access is available for guests both in guestrooms and public areas. The hotel's fitness room (surcharge) contains cross-trainers and treadmills.

Guests can enjoy a taste of authentic Singaporean, Malay, and Chinese cuisine at Bugis Street Brasserie. Artist Corner serves modern British dishes from locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. The Brasserie Restaurant and Bar offers a great choice of British classics.

The hotel has excellent conference facilities and can cater for a variety of functions including meetings, conferences, product launches, training courses, banquets, and private occasions. All events spaces are equipped with modern facilities and a dedicated team is on hand to assist with the planning and organization.

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 833 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet ( GBP 10 per night )


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington offers 833 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. This London hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Brasserie - Modern European and classic British menu selections. Comprehensive selection of wines and refreshments. Casual. Open daily.

Bugis Street - Informal and intimate restaurant setting offering a wide choice of authentic Singaporean, Malaysian, and Cantonese cuisine. Located on the ground floor, open daily from noon until 10.30 PM.

Cafexpress - Café with high-speed Internet stations. Plasma screens showcase news and sporting events. Coffee and tea, smoothies, and sandwiches served. Open from 7 AM daily.

Copthorne Club Lounge - Available to guests who book Club rooms. Panoramic views over London. Complimentary light breakfast served daily; tea and coffee available throughout the day. Complimentary broadband Internet access. Plasma TV. Complimentary evening drinks served during early evening hours. Open daily.

Please check the Rooms and Rates page to see which rates include breakfast.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note: The cost of an extra bed does not include breakfast. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 17 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: GBP 10 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 25 per night
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 35.00
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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