Hotel in Detail:The Kensington House Hotel offers its own modern brand of hospitality within an historical setting being housed in a 19th century townhouse still sporting its original facade. The original townhouse as built between 1862 and 1865 and many original features remain such as the staircase, balustrade and ceiling mouldings. The focus is on providing an informal yet highly professional service in an atmosphere that engenders relaxation and calm. The views 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. Interiors are furnished with original pieces of art and sculptures.
The rooms are Bright and airy with large arch windows some with views of Kensington gardens. Simple lines, crisp linen and duvets along with stylish modern furniture and fittings add to the fresh treatment of a classic design.
All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with either bath or Shower complete with your own personal bathrobe and toiletries. Features include ceiling fan and Voicemail, complimentary WiFi internet access, direct dial phone, hospitality tray, free mineral water, direct dial telephone, safe, desk, hairdryer, flat screen TV, CD player and ironing facilities.
24 hour room service is also available at the Kensington House Hotel.
Interconnecting rooms available. daily maid service.
Dining Options:Light and airy with a relaxed ambience. Whether it's an impromptu business meeting a chat over coffee A glass of wine, snack or a three course dinner the tiger bar has it All. An informal ambiance coupled with friendly service makes this an ideal place to start or end your day.
Meals can be ordered via reception. They are freshly prepared by a local restaurant and normally delivered within 45 minutes. meals can be taken in the bar or in your room.
Breakfast is served in the bar/lounge area. Continental breakfast options are include in the rate while you can pay extra for cooked items.
The reception is staffed 24/7. Other services offered by the Kensington House Hotel include luggage storage, concierge service, laundry, dry cleaning, shoeshine and wake-up service.
The hotel is fully non-smoking. Hotel has a lift.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: High Street Kensington 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: Kensington Olympia 1 miles (1.6 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4 miles (6.4 km).
The Kensington House Hotel London is located on the Western border of central London. Opposite Hyde Park and Kensington Palace (former residence of Diana Princess of Wales) and just off of Kensington High Street, one of London's most popular and chic shopping areas, this is an excellent location. Surrounded by some of the most upmarket areas of London at Holland Park, Kensington, Knightsbridge (location of Harrods), Chelsea and South Kensington. Palace of Wales Terrace is a relatively quiet side street. Nearest attractions include the Albert Memorial, Serpentine Gallery, Royal Albert Hall, Natural History and Science Museums and the Albert and Victoria Museum.
Note: Do not confuse with the similarly named Kensington Town House Hotel that was at 32-36 Hogarth Road nearby
Bedroom Numbers: 41 / 6 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.1 out of 5 by 2345 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.1 out of 5 from 1870 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 523 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 4 out of 5 from 475 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 4 star hotels is 80%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 396th from 865 London hotels, and 175th of 333 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Kensington House Hotel and not too far away (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 4 star The Gore Hotel, where prices begin from around £176 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating.
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. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments is only 0.0 miles (0.0 km) away. The Milestone Hotel and Apartments has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (15-16 Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.7 miles (1.1 km) radius. The 50 consist of 6 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 32 four star hotels (average rating 81%), 11 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 1 two star hotel (rated 67%). Top 4 star hotel is 54 Queens Gate Hotel at 92%. Of these hotels the highest rated is Milestone Hotel and Apartments (5 star) at 99%.
Base Rates: See how the area stacks up for low rates using base rates. We use published base rates but note these do not reflect special offers or short term discounts so remain a rough guide.
For the nearest 50 hotels in the area we have base rate data on 49 of them. We have calculated the average base rate for all the 50 nearby hotels at £128 per night. The low end of the scale shows rates from £49 at Montana Hotel (3 Star, 82%) and the Eden Plaza Hotel (3 Star, 75%) to a high of £378 at Baglioni Hotel (5 Star, 91%). Rate averages for each star rating: Five Star average: £261, Four Star average: £117 and Three Star average: £87.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Montana Hotel top.