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The Villa Kensington Hotel (was the Abcone Hotel) is a 38 room, 3 star hotel that is located in Kensington, South West London. The nearest tube station to the Hotel is Gloucester Road which is only 300 metres away. This lies in Zone 1 of the Underground system. It is served by the Piccadilly, District and Circle lines. The closest rail station to the hotel is Kensington Olympia.
When it comes to places to see and visit in the local area, guests will be able to enjoy a variety of sights and landmarks whilst on their visit to the capital. This includes a range of museums and galleries featuring the London Natural History Museum which is less than half a mile away. In addition to this, guests will be able to explore the Museum mile which features the Museum of Science and Industry as well as the Victoria and Albert Museum. A number of exhibitions take place throughout the entire year at these venues and is a great day out for all the family.
Earl's Court Exhibition Centre is also just half a mile away or 10 minutes’ walk. This is where guests will have the chance to enjoy a number of events which take place over the year. This includes several food festivals such as Masterchef not to mention the Gadget Show and much more. One of the most popular visitor attractions is the Royal Albert Hall which is in the area. Here you can witness a wide selection of concerts, events and even sporting fixtures. This includes the BBC Proms, performances by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra not to mention the Tennis legends tournament which stars John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl.
Hyde Park is just over a mile away from the Villa Kensington Hotel and is home to Speakers Corner as well as the Serpentine Gallery. It is the perfect spot to have a picnic or watch the many joggers run by as it is a mecca for runners not to mention cyclists. Hyde Park is one of the largest Royal parks in the capital and includes Kensington Palace and Gardens. The venue is close to Harrods and the numerous shops, bars and restaurants of Knightsbridge and Kensington. For those sporting aficionados, Stamford Bridge Stadium is a mile away from the hotel. This is where you will be able to watch Chelsea Football Club take on the might of several teams in the Barclays Premier League.
The Villa Kensington Hotel enjoys a great location and has a range of rooms to offer guests. Each of the rooms includes private en suite facilities, a hairdryer, satellite television with choice of channels as well as complimentary tea and coffee making services.
The reception desk is manned 24 hours a day ensuring your safety is high on the agenda. There is an organic breakfast which is served to guests on a daily basis with an extensive choice available. This includes freshly ground coffee, a variety of speciality teas, muffins and breads.
Guests can also select between a full English and Continental breakfast. Free Wi-Fi is available and there is no additional charge for this service in public areas. There is no parking available on site.
You will have the ability to benefit from several modes of transport around the Villa Kensington Hotel It lies only 100 metres from Gloucester Road Tube Station. The bright lights of Covent Garden and Theatre Land is a 20 minute journey via the Tube while Waterloo and the South Bank is also easily accessible thanks to a short 15 minute journey on the Underground.