The Villa Kensington - London

10 Ashburn Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4GD  show map
 3 stars
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The Villa Kensington - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Shuttle

Shuttle service

 Air conditioning

Overview

The traditional 3-star The Villa Kensington offers quick access to Buckingham Palace, Up at The O2 and Harrods. Featuring organic architecture, The Villa Kensington was renovated in 2012.

The hotel is about 700 meters from Kensington High Street, Royal Albert Hall and Natural History Museum. The property is set within 5 km distance from London city center.

This hotel is placed in South Kensington district, known for a palace and a museum.

20 minutes' drive from London City airport and 5 minutes' walk to West Brompton train station.

Rooms

The Villa Kensington offers 38 modern rooms with tiled bathrooms featuring a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries. The property boasts views of Hyde Park from its rooms. The guestrooms offer a standard interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. Guests can savor coffee and cocktails in the lounge bar. The Bombay Brasserie pampers guests with indian and italian dishes and lies within 100 meters of the property.

Services

Business facilities include a meeting room, a photocopier and secretarial services to suit the needs of business travelers.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   38.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

10 Ashburn Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4GD

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City Center
  • London
    2.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • Earl's Court
    2000 ft
  • Gloucester Road
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
    300 ft
  • CheckMate Bar, Lounge and Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    38

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Rooms and availability

The Villa Kensington photos Room Single
Standard Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed
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Cozy room decorated in welcoming colors has a Single bed. There you’ll also find a practical work area with desk and chair and a modern bathroom with all the amenities you need.

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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Cozy room decorated in welcoming colors has a Double bed. There you’ll also find a practical work area with desk and chair and a modern bathroom with all the amenities you need.

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Standard Twin Room
Bed type: Twin beds
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Cozy room decorated in welcoming colors has two Single beds. There you’ll also find a practical work area with desk and chair and a modern bathroom with all the amenities you need.

The Villa Kensington photos Room Triple
Standard Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 175 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Cozy room decorated in welcoming colors has a Double bed and a Single bed. There you’ll also find a practical work area with desk and chair and a modern bathroom with all the amenities you need.

Room facilities
    The Villa Kensington photos Room Quadruple
    Standard Family Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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    Cozy room decorated in welcoming colors has a Double bed and two Single beds. There you’ll also find a practical work area with desk and chair and a modern bathroom with all the amenities you need.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Villa Kensington - London London location
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    Hotel Address:

    10 Ashburn Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4GD

    Get directions
    City Center
    • London
      2.6 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Paddington Station
      1.6 mi
    Underground stations
    • Earl's Court
      2000 ft
    • Gloucester Road
      700 ft
    • Bus stop
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
      300 ft
    • CheckMate Bar, Lounge and Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      300 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      38

    Hotel Awards

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    The Villa Kensington Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Hop on Hop off Plus - 700 ft
    • Hackelbury Fine Art - 1000 ft
    • Envie D'Art - 1700 ft

    Places of interest

    • Saint Stephens Church - 400 ft
    • The Harrington Club - 1400 ft
    • Ismaili Centre - 1700 ft
    • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 1700 ft
    • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 1700 ft

    Convention centers

    Shopping areas

    Amusement

    • The Mediatheque - 1700 ft
    • Cinema Lumiere - 1700 ft
    • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 2000 ft

    Museums

    • The Dana Centre - 1700 ft
    • Natural History Museum - 2000 ft
    • Baden-Powell House Museum - 2000 ft
    • Friends Of The V & A - 2300 ft

    Galleries

    • R B S Gallery - 1700 ft

    Underground stations

    Local attractions

    • Harrods - 1.0 mi
      87-135 Brompton Road, London
    • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.0 mi
      Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
    • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.1 mi
      The London Pavilion, London
    • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 5100 ft
      Hyde Park, London
    • Hammersmith - 1.1 mi
      The Mall, Hammersmith, London

    Near the hotel

    • Baden-Powell House - 1600 ft
      65-67 Queens Gate, London
    • Tardis Police Box - 1800 ft
      236 Earls Court Road, London
    • Science Museum - 3000 ft
      Exhibition Road, London
    • Brompton Oratory - 3200 ft
      Thurloe Place, London
    • Natural History Museum - 2200 ft
      Cromwell Road, London
    • Victoria and Albert Museum - 3300 ft
      Cromwell Road, London
    • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 2900 ft
      Prince Consort Road, London

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Bombay Brasserie - 300 ft

      Address: Courtfield Close
      Phone: (020)-7370-4040

      67% likes this, based on 312 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian
      Price Range: USD 26 - USD 65

    • Cromwell Tavern - 400 ft

      Address: 97 Cromwell Road

      68% likes this, based on 20 reviews
      Cuisine: English

    • Consortia Restaurant - 400 ft

      Address: Holiday Inn - London Kensington Forum

      51% likes this, based on 20 reviews
      Cuisine: European

    • CheckMate Bar, Lounge and Restaurant - 300 ft

      Address: 117 - 129 Cromwell Road
      Phone: 44 (0)207-370-5711

      73% likes this, based on 62 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian
      Price Range: USD 21 - USD 36

    • ristorante vecchiomondo - 400 ft

      Address: 118 Cromwell Road

      Cuisine: Italian

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      38

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    The Villa Kensington Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Villa Kensington

    Average guest rating

    7.0out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 321 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    7.4
    Value
    7.6
    Location
    7.5
    Service
    8.3

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      4.2

      Not alot really. We only had very hot water in our room. could not even brush our teeth. We had to use bottled water. So could not even shower. Complained twice and told they will turn the heat down and the problem was we were above the boiler room. ??? I had my 5 yr old with me. This hotel was not good. :o(

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      Location

      Our 2nd visit to this hotel. This time our request for a room had not been notified. Clumsy exuses for offering us a tiny room just behind the reception. Only when when I walked out to go and book a room the 'green' hotel opposite my spouse called back saying they have now arranged a decent room. Where there's a will there's a way! Why not do this in the first place?

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      The rooms were clean and the underground was close at hand.

      The breakfast was from 7.30 to 9.30, but dead on 9.30 everything was cleared away, which is too soon to get anytning.

    • Single
      5.4

      Staff were friendly and helpful

      Very noisy rooms (extremely noisy slamming doors, noisy facilities...), some kind of soundproofing would be desirable

    • Single
      3.2

      Very poor hotel I have stayed in better travelodges

    • Single
      5.4

      The hotel was in a good location for me and there was a bath.

      The carpet was very dirty and stained.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      A clean and confortable room. Had all the things we wanted for an overnight stay after watching a concert at the Royal Albert Hall.Good value.

      The breakfast was too basic

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Reception staff were very freindly, although our room was in the basement it had french doors which opened out onto a pleasent little courtyard. The room was clean and tidy. , with plenty of tea and coffee. The bathroom was clean and the bed was comfortable. The hotel is also set in a nice area which was very close to transport. I would definately stay again, and would recommend it.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Good location for stay

      Lack of hot water in our room, not able to communicate with our freinds in another room as they did not have an internal telephone.

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      Location is excellent for a short break, whilst hotel staff was more than helpful to address our needs and queries

      Breakfast was really below standard

    • Single
      7.4

      I have stayed at this excellent hotel several times. I find it most comfortable with preference for rooms at the front overlooking the gardens. What I like so much is all the space for hanging clothes and drawers. The staff are pleasant and and helpful.

      Fully satisfied

    • Family with children
      7.8

      Staff really helpful. Rooms quite big. Excellent location, just 5min walking from loads of museums and Harrods.

      The continental breakfast really poor. No restaurant, so no even the posibility of having dinner at the hotel.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      The Location

      The beakfast ... it was rather very much the same every day. There was not much to choose. The service was ok. The prize was to high compared with the standard

    • Single
      8.8

      the staff at the front desk and elsewhere were very helpfull. the hotel is very close to the tube station and to the nearby attractions.

      the breakfast should be more extensive, like having fresh fruits and eggs, etc.

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      The location is excellent just a couple of minutes walk from the tube, coffee shops etc, easy walking distance to parks, museums and other attractions.Hotel room was clean, a good size and we were able to leave our bags after checking out.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Villa Kensington - London London location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    10 Ashburn Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4GD

    Get directions
    City Center
    • London
      2.6 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Paddington Station
      1.6 mi
    Underground stations
    • Earl's Court
      2000 ft
    • Gloucester Road
      700 ft
    • Bus stop
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
      300 ft
    • CheckMate Bar, Lounge and Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      300 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of rooms:
      38

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonThe Villa Kensington

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

    Use Badge