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Located in South Kensington, The Kensington Hotel is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Imperial College London and Royal Albert Hall. This 150-room, 5-star hotel has a restaurant, a full-service spa, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central London and also close to Harrods and Buckingham Palace.


This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with English breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10 AM.


All 150 soundproofed rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 37-inch TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in Frette Italian sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other amenities include laptop-compatible safes, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at The Kensington Hotel enjoy access to a full-service spa, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include conference space, a business center, and express check-in.


  • Walking distance to Imperial College London and Royal Albert Hall
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Kensington Hotel features a full-service spa and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 5-star property. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 150 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Year Built 1870 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

The Kensington Hotel offers 150 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This London hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub only 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Minibar 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

108 Brasserie - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Viva Spa. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and detox wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

The spa is open select days.

  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


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.

  • No onsite parking is available.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 16 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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