Rydges Kensington
61 Gloucester Rd, SW7 4PE, United Kingdom
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London Gatwick Apt, United Kingdom (LGW) [LON] London Heathrow Apt, United Kingdom (LHR) [LON]

Nestled in a tree-lined Kensington avenue, this upmarket hotel sits opposite Gloucester Road tube station, a short walk from Hyde Park and a few steps further to Kensington High Street. Modern comfortable rooms are spacious and air-conditioned and are complemented by the onsite fitness room, for those who wish to re-energise. Popular with the locals, the sleek New York-inspired Jam Cupboard restaurant dishes up contemporary European dishes, while the remainder of the evening can be spent in the intimate Polo Bar.

Why we recommend the Rydges Kensington London

  • Upmarket hotel in prestigious Kensington locale
  • Air-conditioned rooms with modern amenities
  • Restaurant and boutique bar
  • Fitness centre and 24-hour room service
  • Short stroll from transport, shopping and attractions

Attractions near the Rydges Kensington London

Discover the wondrous Science Museum

Whether you've always been fascinated by space travel or you're curious to learn more about the history of transport, medicine and computer technology, the Science Museum makes for an inspiring day out in Central London. Located not far from the hotel, the Museum is free to visit and houses more than 300,000 treasured objects and artefacts including historic machines such as Stephenson's Rocket, the first steam locomotive.

The Science Museum first opened its doors in 1857 and today draws bigger crowds than ever, welcoming 2.7 million visitors each year. Kids will love the interactive exhibits and the fascinating documentaries screened throughout the day at the on-site IMAX 3D Cinema.

Dine out in South Kensington

South Kensington may be best known for its famous museums, but once you've satisfied your cultural appetite you won't have to travel far to find some of the city's finest restaurants, boutique bars and cosy cafes.

Wander the pedestrian-friendly Museum Quarter and enjoy tasty tapas at Casa Brindisa. You can also taste authentic Lebanese dishes at Le Comptoir Libanais, or head in the direction of prestigious Knightsbridge for sophisticated French dining at Cassis and conveyor-belt sushi at Itsu. When night falls, drop by the classy cocktail lounges on Walton Street or enjoy a pint at one of many traditional English pubs such as the Anglesea Arms.

Facilities - General

Wheel chair access in hotelConcierge
Swimming poolHealth club or gym
Day spaParking cost applicable

Facilities - Room

Minibar (some rooms)Air conditioning
TelevisionInternet wireless fee
Internet (wireless)Internet (cable)
Iron and ironing boardIn room safe
Room serviceTelephone
Tea and coffee making facilitiesInternet cable fee
Internet (common wireless)Internet common wireless fee

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