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Top Kensington Historic Hotels

The Ampersand Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Harrington Road, London, England
The price is ¥22,026 per night from Dec 25 to Dec 26
4.7/5Exceptional! (983 reviews)

"Excellent staff and lovely hotel. Location is brilliant"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

The Ampersand Hotel
54 Queens Gate Hotel
4 out of 5
54 Queens Gate, London, England
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The price is ¥11,731 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
4.6/5Exceptional! (243 reviews)

"Kept getting bombarded with requests to update check-in and check-out details even though I had already done so. May well be a system generated request. Comfortable and convenient location which has close access to tube. Breakfast was a little different to what was requested but nothing to worry ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

54 Queens Gate Hotel
Collingham Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
26-27 Collingham Gardens, London, England
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥13,168 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.5/5Wonderful! (749 reviews)

"Excellent service from the staff. Very new and clean 3-room apartment. My family of 5 enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

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The Adria Hotel
4.5 out of 5
88 Queens Gate, London, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (252 reviews)

"The hotel is located in a very nice neighborhood, with shopping and restaurants near by. Clean, quiet and well appointed. A few blocks from a couple underground stations which made getting around London easy. The staff was excellent as well. already rebooked for our next trip in June."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

The Adria Hotel
The Pelham London - Starhotels Collezione
5 out of 5
15 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London, England
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4.4/5Wonderful! (592 reviews)

"This is a very charming hotel. The staff is very friendly. Close to a lot of great shops and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

The Pelham London - Starhotels Collezione
The Rembrandt
4 out of 5
11 Thurloe Place, Kensington, London, England
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The price is ¥13,726 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
4.4/5Excellent! (2,014 reviews)

"The location of the hotel is unique & extremely convenient which we liked. The staff are very attentive & friendly, always ready to help. Our stay was during the second lockdown, so the restaurant & the spa facilities were closed. The price included English & continental breakfast, which was brought ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

The Rembrandt
The Bailey's Hotel London
4 out of 5
140 Gloucester Road, London, England
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The price is ¥11,897 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.4/5Excellent! (985 reviews)

"Very comfortable stay. A big thank you to all the excellent staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

The Bailey's Hotel London
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
4 out of 5
68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
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The price is ¥10,108 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)
Great hotel in a good location.

"Great location. Easy access to the underground and a short walk to the Royal Albert Hall. Breakfast was very good with plenty of choice. Bar area was comfortable good atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. Check in was quick, helpful and friendly. Definitely one I would stay at again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
Fraser Suites Queens Gate
4 out of 5
39B Queens Gate Gardens, London, England
The price is ¥11,689 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.3/5Excellent! (812 reviews)

"We booked the one-bedroom flat with a separate kitchen area. We were positively pleased with the room as it was quite large and very functional with the kitchen area. Would recommend for business trips or family visiting from abroad"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Fraser Suites Queens Gate
The Gore London – Starhotels Collezione
4 out of 5
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (735 reviews)

"Great location, fun bar, and beautiful hotel. Great stay!"…"

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

The Gore London – Starhotels Collezione
Harrington Hall Hotel
5-25 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (733 reviews)
Great hotel in a very nice part of London.

"We enjoyed every single day that we were at the Harrington Hall Hotel. There were many good shops and restaurants a few minutes away, and it was very easy to get to the other parts of London, either by bus or the Underground. We did lots of exploring in the six days that we were there, and we felt ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2014

Harrington Hall Hotel
Cheval Harrington Court
4 out of 5
13 Harrington Road, London, England
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The price is ¥19,551 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.3/5Excellent! (210 reviews)

"Staff is super friendly, knows my preferences! Very helpful and superb location"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Cheval Harrington Court
Twenty Nevern Square Hotel
4 out of 5
20 Nevern Square, Earls Court, London, England
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The price is ¥5,200 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.2/5Excellent! (449 reviews)

"Great stay. Absolutely no issues. Great staff and service doing their best in difficult times. I would not hesitate to go there again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel
Melia London Kensington
4.5 out of 5
61 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London, England
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The price is ¥15,063 per night from Dec 29 to Dec 30
4.2/5Excellent! (14 reviews)
Nice stay

"The hotel was beautiful and the staff were so lovely and welcoming. The only draw backs to this hotel was the scaffolding on the building. It was a eyesore and covered our view out of the window. When booking the hotel we were not informed of this and probably wouldn’t have booked it as we look for ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Melia London Kensington
The Exhibitionist Hotel
5 out of 5
8-10 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London, England
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The price is ¥9,044 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
4.2/5Excellent! (670 reviews)

"Fantastic location. So many shops and restaurants nearby in Kensington and Chelsea. And museums on the doorstep. 2 mins from tube stations but we walked into Soho easily too. The room was small but not cramped. Comfortable bed and a lovely huge bathroom with separate shower and bath. Continental ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2020

The Exhibitionist Hotel
NH London Kensington
4 out of 5
202-220 Cromwell Road, London, England
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The price is ¥8,379 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.2/5Very Good! (704 reviews)

"Difficult to gauge as London was in lockdown and the hotel had to comply with restrictions. Very comfortable room."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

NH London Kensington
London Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
134-136 Lexham Gardens, London, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (981 reviews)
Amazing stay

"Amazing hotel all staff very friendly our room was clean, comfy and bed was amazing"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

London Lodge Hotel
Presidential Apartments - Kensington
4 out of 5
6-12 Barkston Gardens, Kensington, London, England
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The price is ¥13,167 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.1/5Very Good! (1,494 reviews)

"We enjoyed our short stay. Easy check-in (allowed us in early!) and 24 hour desk was great."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Presidential Apartments - Kensington
Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
3 out of 5
68-69 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥5,319 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
3.8/5Good! (793 reviews)

"Clean and neat, with good location. I will visit again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
Exhibition Court Hotel 4
3 out of 5
25 Collingham Place, London, England
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The price is ¥4,488 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
2.5/5 (388 reviews)
Not much more than average

"Had to wait a long time for someone to come to reception to let us check in. And the room wasn’t supplied with tea/coffee making facilities or as much as a glass for us to get a drink of water. Apart from that it was clean and comfortable with a lovely view from the window. Just a shame it was let ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

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Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Kensington?
Those in search of a tour of the local history should consider a trip to Kensington. And while you’re here, you can check out the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums. You can also take some time in this vibrant area to enjoy the picturesque gardens.
What's the best accommodation in Kensington to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Gore London – Starhotels Collezione is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Royal Albert Hall is a short walk away. Other choices near historic sites include 54 Queens Gate Hotel and Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel, London.
How many historical hotels are located in Kensington?
In Kensington, you’ll find 1805 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 162 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Kensington?
Kensington is notable for landmarks like Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall, and Tower House. Known for its museums and art, cultural venues include Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Science Museum. Other popular sights include Hyde Park and Kensington High Street.
What is a historic hotel like in Kensington?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll enjoy a vacation in a place that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Kensington, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Kensington have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, but every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Kensington, you won’t find a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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