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Boulevard elegance in the heart of Kensington

Timeless glamour in London’s leafy museum district

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Welcome to The Kensington

Set in the heart of one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, The Kensington hotel occupies a prime location on the corner of two iconic thoroughfares, Queen’s Gate and the Old Brompton Road.

Situated in four grand townhouses, the hotel’s grand, stucco façade is characteristic of this affluent 19th century district, which is home to cultural treasures like The Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and The Royal Albert Hall within walking distance, and the green spaces of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park and world-famous stores such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols close by.

With open fires found in nearly all the hotel’s ground floor reception rooms, entering The Kensington hotel feels rather like walking through the doors of a lovingly-restored London mansion.The high ceilings and heritage décor evoke a sense of Victorian grandeur, while the hotel’s famously friendly and engaging service creates a relaxed ambience reminiscent of an exclusive private members club. The warm jewel tones, creative English menu, and easy atmosphere at Town House restaurant mean drinks and dinner with friends easily becomes a night to remember.

Historic charm and sleek contemporary style

The Kensington hotel’s 126 guest rooms and 24 suites are all individually decorated and combine sumptuous fabrics, deep upholstery and an eclectic mix of contemporary art and sleek furnishings that complement this historic building’s classic Victorian townhouse architecture. 

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A Slice of the City: A Taste of India

Discover the V&A’s India Festival, with a complete experience taken care of by The Kensington hotel.

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Love Kensington

Romantic break in the heart of stylish Kensington. 

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Weekend Stays & Breakfast with our Compliments

Vibrant and entertaining, London is the perfect city for a weekend getaway.

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Light-infused drawing rooms with open fires and large bay windows

Drink, dine or enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea in the Kensington hotel’s ground floor drawing rooms or in the stylish Town House restaurant. Menus focus on fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced modern English cuisine with an accent on healthy options, including a gluten-free afternoon tea and freshly made juices courtesy of The Juicery.

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Turn an event into an occasion

Located on the ground floor, with its own private entrance on Manson Place, Town House is The Kensington's restaurant, private dining and event space, offering impeccable service, fresh modern English cuisine and period charm across three interconnecting, light-infused and classically designed drawing rooms.

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Contact us

The Kensington

109 - 113 Queen's Gate, South Kensington,
London, United Kingdom SW7 5LR

Phone: +44 20 7589 6300

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About Doyle Collection

The Doyle Collection is a family-owned luxury hotel group with eight properties internationally located in prime city centre locations. Every Doyle Collection Hotel is bespoke-designed to combine fine architecture with elegant, modern interiors. Each has a wholly individual look and feel, yet all are united by the same distinctive spirit of welcome and the same passion for excellent service.

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