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Holiday Inn London Kensington

ex. Kensington Close

Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SP  show map
 4 stars
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Holiday Inn London Kensington

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 35 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Steam room

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness centre

Verified Reviews:

  • Situated in a silent street - Rooms are of better standard - Excellent value for money - Attentive service
  • Room was nice, comfortable - Full english breakfast - Location is great for albert hall and the museums
  • Taxis are always outside - Staff was great - Breakfast good - Rooms are small but clean
  • Food in the hotel is sufficient - Staff were very helpful - Bar is large and pleasant
  • Hotel staff very helpful - Room was small - 2 minutes walk to tube station - cafe and restaurants only short walk from hotel

Overview

Holiday Inn London Kensington is an 8-story hotel in a shopping area of London providing a tennis court, a sauna and a barber shop. The property opened in 1900 and features historical architecture.

The hotel is located in Hackney district, 1150 meters from Science Museum . This prestigious venue is 5 km away from the center of London.

The venue is a short walk to shopping centers, boutiques and stores.

Offering fast and easy access to a gallery, a tower and a college, the hotel is 5 minute walk from High Street Kensington subway station. A mere 25 minutes’ drive from London City.

Rooms

The property comprises 708 cozy rooms equipped with climate control, a dressing room, an iron with ironing board, a closet and IDD telephone. Decorated in contemporary design, the rooms offer en suite bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and terry bathrobes as well as an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the bar guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. A fine selection of Turkish dishes is served at the garden restaurant. There is an onsite Lions bar to relax in. Guests can dine at The Muffin Man Tea Shop and Thai Terrace located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 13.50 per person per night. 

Services

Offering car rental services, Holiday Inn London Kensington induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

On-site treatments include full body massage, a body scrub and facials. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness centre available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 35 per day.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Arabic, Croatian.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   708.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Scanner
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Wet bar
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Washer & dryer

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu
  • Down/Feather pillows
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Multi-line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 3 years
Extra bed FREE
All children
4 - 16 years
Extra bed GBP 20
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SP

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Airports
Train
  • Kensington (Olympia)
    4300 ft
  • Paddington Station
    1.4 mi
Underground
  • High Street Kensington
    700 ft
  • Earl's Court
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Muffin Man Tea Shop
    200 ft
  • Thai Terrace (cuisine: Thai)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    708

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Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn London Kensington photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
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Superior Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • Safe deposit box
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  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
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Executive Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
Contemporary Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
Wheelchair Accessible Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
Superior King Suite
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Rollaway bed
  • Pillow menu
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters

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Local attractions

  • Royal Hospital Chelsea1.7 mi
    Royal Hospital Road
  • Carnaby Street 2.5 mi
    Soho
  • Westminster Abbey 2.8 mi
    20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary
  • Buckingham Palace2.2 mi
    Buckingham Palace Road
  • Waterloo Bridge2.5 mi
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Restaurants nearby

  • The Muffin Man Tea Shop200 ft

    Address: 12 Wrights Lane
    Phone: 020 7937 6652

    69% likes this, based on 286 reviews
    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 29

  • Lion D'Or200 ft

    Address: The Copthorne Hotel
    Phone: 44 (0) 13 4234 880

    78% likes this, based on 5 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 50 - USD 82

  • Babylon700 ft

    Address: 99 Kensington High Street
    Phone: +44 20 7368 3993

    71% likes this, based on 343 reviews
    Cuisine: British
    Price Range: USD 80 - USD 313

  • Thai Terrace100 ft

    Address: 14 Wrights Lane
    Phone: 020 7938 3585

    50% likes this, based on 100 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Bugis Street Restaurant200 ft

    Address: Scarsdale Place
    Phone: +44 (0) 20 7937 7211

    61% likes this, based on 24 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    708

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Holiday Inn London Kensington Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn London Kensington

6.6
GoodBased on1650 reviews

Guest reviews

  • 1.8

    Excellent all round service.

  • Couple
    7.4

    I liked the location of the hotel - close to underground; the lounge area, the cleanliness of the room and the reception service.

    The room was comfortable but very small.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    like the spa and fact that checkout time was 12oc!

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The hotel offers great value for a decent prize.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The rooms were very clean, the staff were extemely nice and helpful and the location was grear

    There were some very loud noises every morning, not sure what they were from but constantly woke us up

  • Single
    9.2

    I was unhappy with the original room allocated and they kindly moved me to a superior room

    It wasn't pointed out at time of booking that the leisure facilities were extra at £8 per day. This is a fault with both Booked.net & the hotel themselves however i created enough fuss to get to use the facilities at no extra charge.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Near to tube and Kensington High Street,never had time to use spa but would use this hotel again for location

    Room was a bit poky and bathroom could do with upgrading but very clean! Hotel bar was overpriced

  • Single
    10.0

    I think it is an excellent value hotel in a sensational location that is safe, clean and friendly, and also close to many good tourist spots, including museums, shopping, some grat bars including the Builders Arms, and as an added bonus the number 9 bus that takes a short but spectacular trip into the West End, stops right on the high street only a short walk away.

    I left my lap top computer power cord in my hotel room, room 411, last weekend when I stayed there, and as yet no-one has contacted me to let me know if it can be returned. I obviously need to use my lap top very soon.

  • Single
    7.0

    All good, room was tiny though!

  • Single
    7.4

    The location was good for me since I had friends nearby and the transport links were good. The inside looks much better than the outside.

    The bathroom and parts of the common areas looked a little tired. It also had the appearance of a large hostel from the outside.

  • Single
    4.6

    Virtually nothing apart from the location which is very handy to shopping and the tube station.

    All other reviews of this hotel are correct. It is more a 2 star hotel than a 4 star hotel. The room was shabby, run down and dirty. The side of the bath had fallen off and they had left that on the bathroom floor. A used shower cap was left in the bathroom. The shower did not work at all.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Staff friendly and helpful. Great location for exploring London

    I chose the hotel due to the fact it was a spa hotel and was therefore suprised and disapointed to have to pay extra to use these facilities.

  • Single
    9.2

    staff very polite and helpful

    i needed to print the tplane tickets and there were no printers avai;able and the only was that was there was broken, so i couldn t print anything

  • Single
    7.0

    Good facilities, close to tube

    Price for the gym, pool etc is very high and only covers 1 calendar day - so for a 1 night stay you would have to pay twice if you wanted a swim in the morning. I really resent being charged a 15% service charge (isnt it usually 10% elsewhere) on a drink I have gone to the bar and collected myself - again on top of a very high price. Breakfast very slow entering due to a queue and too keen to clear - took away unfinished coffee, juice and untouched food while I went for toast less than 5 minutes after I was shown to the table.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    It was quite comfortable. Hotel locate in a good and calm area. Stuff works very operative and room cleaning has a very high level.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn London Kensington London location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SP

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Kensington (Olympia)
    4300 ft
  • Paddington Station
    1.4 mi
Underground
  • High Street Kensington
    700 ft
  • Earl's Court
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Muffin Man Tea Shop
    200 ft
  • Thai Terrace (cuisine: Thai)
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    708

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonHoliday Inn London Kensington

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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