Hotel Amenities

Favorite amenities

Free WiFi
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

Hotel Amenities

The Kensington Close Hotel & Spa is located in the fashionable Kensington neighborhood, within a few short blocks of upscale shopping and green parks as well as the royal Kensington Palace.

Guests have access to the on-site health spa (surcharge), which is one of the largest fitness and spa facilities in Kensington. The eMotion Leisure spa, features beauty treatments, including self-tanning, body wraps, facials, and manicures and pedicures. There is also a steam room, sauna, and spa tub for added relaxation. The 59-foot (18-meter) indoor pool offers swimming classes, and the health club is equipped with multiple workout machines and offers aerobics classes.

The featured restaurant, Boulevard Restaurant, offers European specialties while the Lounge Bar and Caffe Musetti provide an array of beverages and lighter fare. 24-hour room service can also be provided.

Guests also have on-site parking (limited availability, with surcharge), and WiFi available to them. There are also 12 meeting rooms available for any business or special events.

  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Health club 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 706 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Free reception 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Year Built 1960 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn London Kensington offers 706 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Boulevard Restaurant - The main restaurant at this hotel serving an array of delicious, modern, European cuisine during breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A full English or continental breakfast is served buffet style; a buffet is also available for lunch and dinner on request, and an à la carte menu is available for dinner.

Lounge Bar - Offers a contemporary and relaxed space, offering a superb drink menu with a wide selection of cocktails, light dishes, and modern bar dining as well as a famed afternoon tea. The bar is open from 9 AM to 1 AM. Food is served between 9 AM and 10 PM.

Caffe Musetti - Open daily from 6:30 AM until 8 PM, this casual venue offers a selection of hot and cold beverages, freshly prepared sandwiches, pastries, and cakes.

24-hour room service is also available to guests.

Nearby Things to Do

The Kensington Close's on-site health club features a 59-foot (18-meter) heated indoor pool, a studio with aerobics classes, and a gym with personal trainers, 6 TVs, Precor and Cybex equipment, and cardio machines, such as rowers, steppers, and treadmills.

Children must be accompanied by an adult to enjoy recreational amenities, such as the swimming pool, health club, and spa.

Kensington Gardens, across from the hotel, is a lovely place to walk and bird-watch in fine weather.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Fitness classes on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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.

Only service animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Access to all recreational facilities is subject to a surcharge. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a rollaway bed. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: GBP 50.00 per night
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.

Hotel Name

  • Close Hotel
  • Kensington Close
  • Kensington Close Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington Hotel
  • London Holiday Inn
  • The Kensington Close Hotel
  • The Kensington Close Hotel Spa

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