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Situated on a 19th Century site, long associated with style and elegance, in a lovingly restored Victorian town house Kensington House Hotel offers its own modern brand of hospitality within an historical setting. Set in the picturesque, affluent Kensington district, the hotel's focus is on providing an informal yet highly professional service in an atmosphere that engenders relaxation and calm.
Rooms at the Kensington House Hotel have been designed as havens of tranquility to ensure you relax during your stay. Tasteful, comfortable furnishings in a muted, cream colour palette mix with ambient lighting and a wide range of modern amenities to allow you to stay connected or simply unwind after a day of sight seeing. All rooms include tea and coffee making facilities, bathrobes, direct-dial telephone, free Wi-Fi access, a hairdryer, flat-screen TV with over 40 channels, a radio and CD player, ironing facilities and thoughtful extras such as mineral water and a free newspaper.
Whether you need a base for an impromptu business meeting, a chat over coffee, a glass of wine, a light bite or a three-course dinner, the Tiger Bar has it all. An informal ambience coupled with friendly service makes this the perfect place to start or end your day. Beyond the hotel you will find some excellent eateries in Kensington, from chains such as Wagamama and Byron Burgers, to fine dining at Balans and Maggie Jones's where you will find hearty British cuisine.
The hotel enjoys a superb location with a wide range of fantastic London sights and attractions nearby. The Victoria & Albert Museum, Serpentine Gallery, Science Museum, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Diana Memorial, Christie’s Auction House, Harrods Department Store, Kensington Palace and Gardens, The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington High Street shops and bars and Kensington Church Street all within walking distance.
The hotel is also very well placed for transport, with good bus and tube links just a few minutes' walk from the hotel. High Street Kensington tube station is situated nearby on Kensington High Street, where you can catch the District and Circle lines. From here you have direct links to Paddington Station (where the Heathrow Express terminates); Victoria Station (where the Gatwick Express terminates); King's Cross, St Pancras Station (where the Eurostar terminus is located); and many more areas of London. If you are driving to the hotel, it can be accessed from the main A4 road, via the M4 and M25; however, guests should note that the hotel is in the congestion charge zone. A reasonable car park choice is the NCP just a few minutes walk away in Warwick Road.
This is a very pleasant and well-appointed hotel with elegant rooms, so this is a good choice for leisure and business travellers alike, although hotel facilities are sparser than some others in the area. Views from the hotel include the delightful mews houses and leafy streets to the rear of the hotel or out across the city rooftops towards the High Street itself, so be sure to request a room with a view on check in.