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Doubletree by Hilton London- Kensington
Doubletree by Hilton London- Kensington

100 Queens Gate, London SW7 5AG

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (2,462 reviews)

Attractive Regency-style building in upscale Kensington, less than 1 mile from London's museum district, Hyde Park, Kensingto …

Crowne Plaza London - Kensington
Crowne Plaza London - Kensington

100 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4ER

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,111 reviews)

Around the corner from a London Underground station, this hotel is within 0.5 km (0.3 mi) of the London Natural History Museu …

The Ampersand Hotel
The Ampersand Hotel

10 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ER

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (430 reviews)

Located in South Kensington, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Natural History Museum and Imperial College …

The Bailey's Hotel London
The Bailey's Hotel London

140 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4QH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,665 reviews)

Built in 1876, this imposing red-brick hotel is opposite Gloucester Road London Underground station in the cosmopolitan are …

The Kensington Hotel
The Kensington Hotel

109-113 Queens Gate, London SW7 5LR

5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (603 reviews)

Located in South Kensington, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and …

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel

68-86 Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BT

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,940 reviews)

Occupying a row of sumptuous Victorian townhouses in Kensington, this London hotel offers an enviable location 2 blocks fro …

Best Western The Cromwell
Best Western The Cromwell

110 Cromwell Rd, London SW7 4ES

4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,649 reviews)

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

Gainsborough Hotel
Gainsborough Hotel

7-11 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DL

4.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (640 reviews)

This country house style Inn, set in the Kensington area of London, is 200 meters from the Natural History Museum and 400 …

Ashburn Hotel
Ashburn Hotel

111 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4DP

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,068 reviews)

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

Cheval Harrington Court
Cheval Harrington Court

13 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ES

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (154 reviews)

Located in South Kensington, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Natural History Museum and Imperial College London. …


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Pocket Guide: South Kensington

Visiting London

Visitors will appreciate the shopping, restaurants, and museums in London. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and urban, riverfront city can discover its architecture, bars, and cafés. Top attractions include Royal Albert Hall and Natural History Museum.
  • There are 38 London hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while February tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in London (LCY-London City), 10 mi (16 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around London

  • Museums and theatres are well-known in the area, and attractions include Royal Albert Hall, Natural History Museum, and The Drayton Theatre
  • Families come for attractions such as London Dungeon, London Eye, and London Zoo
  • Notable for its monuments and landmarks to visit including Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Trafalgar Square
  • Kensington Roof Gardens, Kensington Gardens, and Hyde Park are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Harrods, Selfridges, and Portobello Road Market
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Olympic Stadium, O2 Arena, or Stamford Bridge Stadium
  • Collegiate life is on display at Imperial College London

Getting around London

There are many transportation options in London. Nearby metro stations include Gloucester Road Underground Station and South Kensington Underground Station.

Staying in London

With 38 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, London offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 25 hotels, ranging from GBP 81/night to GBP 397/night
  • 8 apartments, ranging from GBP 205/night to GBP 530/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • Crowne Plaza London - Kensington, averaging GBP 347.14/night
  • The Kensington Hotel, averaging GBP 252.07/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Cheval Gloucester Park, averaging GBP 662.88/night
  • Adria Boutique Hotel, averaging GBP 345.89/night
Cheval Gloucester Park, a 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Adria Boutique Hotel and Crowne Plaza London - Kensington.

Dressing for London

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 12°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 21°C, while the average at night is 4°C
  • July through September has daytime averages of 22°C with nighttime averages of 9°C
  • In October–December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and nighttime averages of 3°C
  • Average annual rainfall for London is 21 millimetres