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Hilton London Kensington
Hilton London Kensington

179-199 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UL

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4 out of 5 (2,555 reviews)

Modern seven-floor hotel situated on a tree-lined avenue in west London; 600 metres from Holland Park and a mile from …

£93
The Kensington Close Hotel
The Kensington Close Hotel

Wrights Lane, London W8 5SP

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3.5 out of 5 (3,200 reviews)

Occupying a 1938 building, this hotel is across the street from Kensington Gardens, two blocks from Kensington Palace, thre …

£91
Astons Apartments
Astons Apartments

31 Rosary Gardens, London SW7 4NH

3.6 out of 5 (564 reviews)

Astons Apartments is located near Gloucester Road underground station, giving guests easy access to various metro lines. …

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K+K Hotel George London
K+K Hotel George London

1-15 Templeton Place, London SW5 9NB

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4.5 out of 5 (1,871 reviews)

Built in 1897 as terrace homes, this hotel in London's Earls Court residential district is three blocks from Kensington Hig …

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Lord Jim Hotel
Lord Jim Hotel

23-25 Penywern Road, London SW5 9TT

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3.2 out of 5 (1,586 reviews)

Located in Kensington, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Victoria and Albert Museum, Imperial College London, and London …

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Ashburn Hotel
Ashburn Hotel

111 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4DP

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4.4 out of 5 (977 reviews)

This boutique hotel is housed in a 19th-century London townhouse located on a side street in Kensington, 300 metres from …

£134
Barkston Rooms Earl's Court
Barkston Rooms Earl's Court

1 Barkston Gardens, London SW5 0ER

2.0 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (534 reviews)

Located in Kensington, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Victoria and Albert Museum, Imperial College London, and Royal …

£18
Best Western The Cromwell
Best Western The Cromwell

110 Cromwell Rd, London SW7 4ES

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3.8 out of 5 (1,584 reviews)

Housed in a stately Victorian building, this London hotel is 200 metres from Gloucester Road tube station, and 500 metres fro …

£117
London Marriott Hotel Kensington
London Marriott Hotel Kensington

147 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0TH

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4.2 out of 5 (537 reviews)

Located in Kensington, this eco-friendly hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Victoria and Albert Museum, Imperial College London …

£116
Safestay London Holland Park - Hostel
Safestay London Holland Park - Hostel

Holland Walk, London W8 7QU

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4.2 out of 5 (47 reviews)

Located in Kensington, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, and Imperial College London …

£66
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Pocket Guide: London Kensington Hotels

Kensington is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the gardens and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Choose one of Kensington's hotels and explore the area around London with ease.

Sightseeing around Kensington

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. London Natural History Museum, London Science Museum, and Victoria and Albert Museum feature captivating exhibits. You can attend a show at Royal Albert Hall, Hammersmith Apollo, and Shepherd's Bush Empire. Notable landmarks include Albert Memorial, Brompton Oratory, and Sloane Square. Bring the family to Riverside Studios, London Zoo, and London Aquarium.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Kensington Roof Gardens, Holland Park, or Kensington Gardens are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Explore nature at Highbury Fields and Clissold Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Beauchamp Place, Broadway Shopping Centre, and Whiteleys Shopping Centre. Stamford Bridge Stadium, Harrods, and Portobello Road Market are other spots for some local fun.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Imperial College London, Selfridges, and Buckingham Palace. You can also stop by Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, Hyde Park, and Electric Cinema.

Getting around Kensington

For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at High Street Kensington Underground Station, Earls Court Underground Station, or Gloucester Road Underground Station. To venture out of town, take a train from London West Brompton Station.

Kensington is 10.5 miles (16.9 km) from the airport in London (LCY-London City). London (LHR-Heathrow) is the next closest airport, 11.2 miles (18 km) away.

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