Hotel in Detail:The Resident Hotel Kensington is located within a converted townhouse, modern and contemporary throughout. The aparthotel has a no smoking policy.
Rooms are also decorated with works of art. Its also worth noting that the beds are deliberately designed to allow luggage storage underneath to make the most of available room space.
Apartments are all serviced studios and features include individually controlled air-conditioning, wall mounted flat screen TV (includes internet access, music files, games and pay-to-view movies), free WiFi, direct dial telephone with voicemail, safe, windows that open, spare power points, microwave, coffee pot, fridge and kitchenette. The TV is also part of the hotels online directory with lists of local stores and restaurants where you can order take s food and deliveries of other items.
All bedrooms have en-suite facilities which may be a bath, wet rooms or large power shower and have supplied toiletries along with a hairdryer. Beds come with comfortable duvets. Rooms also have a desk with a workstation just below the TV. Complimentary Fairtrade tea and coffee provided. An innovation is the vending machines that replace the minibar normally found in hotel rooms.
Maid service every day. In-room pillow menu. Personal Nepresso coffee machine with free coffee (Double Large/Twin rooms and upwards only).
Room configurations include singles, bunk beds for 2, standard doubles and twins, superior doubles (larger than standard), deluxe rooms and rooms that accommodate 3 adults. Some rooms come with a futon for an extra guest.
An in-room breakfast can be requested (delivered from one of the hotels nearby partners), iron and ironing board can be requested and the hotel has onsite vending machines. The hotels reception is open 24 hours. Lift access to rooms and the Nadler Kensington has a concierge service.
The 'Arrival Base' for pre-check-in (or if you have already check-out) freshen up and means for a small charge you have use of all the facilities of a single hotel room (subject to availability).
Luggage may be left at the reception of the Resident Hotel Kensington for early arrivals until your room is ready.
Nearest car park in under NCP pay Car park nearby.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Earls Court 334 yards (305 metres), Railway Station: West Brompton 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 3.8 miles (6.1 km).
The Resident Hotel Kensington occupies a location slightly to the West of the centre of London. Situated between South Kensington and Earls Court, Courtfield Gardens and the surrounding roads are very much residential and upmarket in nature and of Victorian and Georgian type townhouses. Having said that the almost adjacent Cromwell Road is one of the major rods into London. Its actually part of the A4 and gives direct access out to Heathrow Airport and the M4. You'll also find it makes hailingblack taxi very easy as there's ways many taxis going into and out of London via this road. There are plenty of shops in the nearby local roads including a Sainsbury's supermarket on Cromwell Road and a major shopping street along Earls Court Road just to the West of the hotel. There's a good selection of bars and restaurants locally including places that serve breakfast. A well known private hospital, the Cromwell Hospital, is just a 200 yard walk to the North. The two exhibition centres in this part of London are close by at Earls Court (0.4 miles) and Olympia (0.8 miles). Other nearby attractions include Linley Sambourne House (0.6 miles), Natural History Museum (0.6 miles), Hyde Park (0.7 miles), Leighton house museum (0.7 miles), Science Museum (0.7 miles), Kensington Palace (0.7 mile), Royal Albert Hall (0.8 miles) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (0.8 miles).
Several supermarkets in the surrounding area.
Bedroom Numbers: 67
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.5 out of 5 by 5225 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.5 out of 5 from 797 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 58 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4.5 out of 5 from 4428 reviews)
Parking:NCP pay Car park
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your only looking for the Resident chain take a look at your closest options:
The Resident Victoria: is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 97% and rates start from about £142.
The Resident Soho: is 2.8 miles (4.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 98% and base rates begin at about £170.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 90% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Resident Hotels across the chain average 95% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Resident hotels.
Below average for a Resident hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 4 star hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 51st from 865 London hotels, 3rd of 3 Resident Hotels, and 17th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Hotel Indigo London Kensington, where rates start from £134 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Indigo London Kensington also offers: free WiFi.
As the The Resident Kensington is a boutique style of hotel you might also be interested in the Rockwell Hotel. This is also a boutique hotel and is (0.2 miles, 0.2 km) away. Rates start from around £89 and is rated by guests at 84%. The Rockwell Hotel has: free WiFi.
If your mainly looking at apartments maybe have a look at the Collingham Apartments. It is 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away with rates from £99 having scored a guest rating of 90%.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Dreamtel London Kensington. 0.1 miles from here (0.1 km), has been rated at 67% by past guests and has rates from around £44 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 5 Star Milestone Hotel and Apartments stands out in that regard, it's only 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.7 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 1 five star hotel (rated 88%), 27 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 16 three star hotels (average rating 73%) and 6 two star hotels (average rating 67%). Top rated of the local hotels are The Resident Kensington (this hotel) (4 star), the Collingham Apartments (4 star) and also the Hotel Xenia (4 star) (all joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide.
Of the 50 local hotels we have base rate data for 49 of them. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £102 per night. Rates range from £44 at Lord Kensington Hotel (3 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £255 at The Bentley London (5 Star, 88%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £255, Four Star average: £115, Three Star average: £82 and Two Star average: £54.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Montana Hotel top.
History:Was the Nadler Kensington till 2019.
Known as the Base2stay Kensington until 2014.
Was called the Quality Hotel Kensington till 2005.