Here’s a listing of some of the hotels in Kensington. There’s something for all budgets here – from rather cheap to five star luxury!

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Hotels in Kensington

Price Range Key
(correct as of 2021)

£ = up to £50 per person per night
= up to £100 pppn
£££ = up to £150 pppn
= up to £200 pppn
£££££ = over £250 pppn

Copthorne Tara Hotel
Scarsdale Place, W8 5SR
Underground: High Street Kensington

Price Range: ££-£££
In a quiet corner of Kensington – though within easy walking distance of the Underground station and the shops of Kensington High Street – this stylish hotel that is very popular with London visitors.

EasyHotel South Kensington
14 Lexham Gardens, W8 5JE
Underground: Gloucester Road
Price Range: £-££

Located in a quiet residential street – though moments from the hustle & bustle of Gloucester Road – this hotel is part of the Easyjet brand. The hotel’s rooms are small and basic but modern, and have all the essentials you need, including private shower. Optional extras – such as TV and housekeeping – available at an extra charge. Book as far in advance as possible for the lowest rates.

Hilton London Kensington Hotel
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 4UL
Underground: Holland Park
Price Range: ££-£££

On the western tip of Kensington & Chelsea, this smart hotel is in leafy Holland Park but also just a stone’s throw from Shepherd’s Bush and the huge Westfield Shopping Centre there. Good road connections too.

Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum Hotel
97 Cromwell Road, SW7 4DN
Underground: Gloucester Road
Price Range: ££-£££

A well placed hotel in Kensington near many of London’s local attractions. The Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum is the perfect destination for both business travel and holidays in England’s capital city.

Holiday Inn London Kensington High Street
Wrights Lane, W8 5SP
Underground: High Street Kensington
Price Range: ££
Another hotel in an excellent location, this one is just a few minutes south of Kensington High Street and the tube station there. Having undergone a bit of a smartening up recently, this place also has good facilities – including a fitness centre and indoor pool.

Hux Hotel
7-9 Kensington High Street, W8 5NP
Underground: High Street Kensington
Price Range: ££-£££

Funky and modern hotel located on the (quieter) eastern end of Kensington High Street, meaning it’s very close to the lovely Kensington Gardens!

London Lodge Hotel
134 – 136 Lexham Gardens, W8 6JE
Underground: High Street Kensington
Price Range: ££-£££

Lovingly furbished hotel on this quiet Kensington street that’s within easy walking distance to the amenities of Kensington High Street and Earl’s Court.

London Marriott Hotel Kensington
147c Cromwell Road, SW5 0TH
Underground: Gloucester Road
Price Range: ££-£££

An impressive modern hotel set right on Cromwell Road (for easy access from Heathrow), rooms have a clean, sleek design. There’s a restaurant and bar as well as a gym.

Maranton House Hotel
14 Barkston Gardens SW5
Underground: Earls Court
Price Range: ££

Close to several other hotels around a quiet garden square. There are 16 rooms, all with private bathroom, with singles, doubles and twins all available, the latter two also having the possibility of an extra bed to sleep three people in the room. You will need to pay extra for breakfast, or you could make your way to one of the local Earls Court cafes which will cater for your needs! Check out the website for special promotional rates.

Merlyn Court Hotel
2 Barkston Gardens SW5
Underground: Earl’s Court
Price Range: £-££

Established in 1947, this very popular, family run bed and breakfast hotel in a quiet area and close to public transport. English breakfast is included in the price. Rooms with and without bathroom facilities. Singles, doubles, triples and quads all available.

The Parkcity Grand Plaza Kensington Hotel
8-30 Lexham Gardens, W8 5JE
Underground: Gloucester Road/High Street Kensington
Price Range: ££-£££
This elegant hotel is popular with visitors and comes highly recommended. There’s also on onsite restaurant serving Malaysian cuisine and a piano bar for you to enjoy, as well as tranquil private gardens.

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
68 – 86 Cromwell Road, SW7 5BT
Underground: Gloucester Road

Price Range: £££-£££££
Located in a series of townhouses, this sumptuously decorated hotel has a wide range of amenities, including an on site restaurant and bar and fitness centre. Rooms range of individual ones for single guests to family rooms and suites. Perfectly located for the museums of South Kensington.

Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington
181 – 183 Warwick Road, W14 8PU
Underground: Earl’s Court

Price Range: ££-£££
An large aparthotel on the edge of Kensington, this one is suitable if you’re perhaps planning a longer stay (so want your own catering facilities) but you also prefer the amenities of a hotel – perhaps ideal for family groups. If you’re not up to cooking, there’s a free buffet breakfast as well as an onsite “market” for snacks and bar. There’s also a fitness centre here.

Royal Garden Hotel
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 4PT
Underground: High Street Kensington
Price Range: £££-££££

Overlooking the beautiful Kensington Gardens as well as Kensington Palace, this stylish five star hotel is amongst the best in the borough.

Seraphine Kensington Olympia
225 Kensington High Street,
Underground: Earl’s Court
Price Range: £-££

Somewhat mis-named as it’s still very much on Kensington High Street, and only around a five minute walk from the station. (Although, yes, within walking distance to Olympia.) Offers cosy, comfortable rooms and in a great location on the High Street, practically opposite Holland Park.

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