Rydges Kensington London Hotel

61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Kensington London Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking
Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Sports bar

A la carte restaurant

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Staff were very friendy and helpful - Bar was great - Just steps from a key tube station
  • Within walking distance of several landmarks - Bathroom was pristinely cleaned - Breakfast had a great selection
  • Rooms are small but comfortable - Great location, close to the gloucster rd - Breakfast was very good
  • Beds were big and comfortable - Large bathroom - Free continental breakfast is a real treat - Very good value
  • Room was very comfortable - Excellent continental breakfast - Bus-stop outside the very entrance to the hotel

Overview

Rydges Kensington London Hotel is positioned in an exhibition area of London close to Royal Court Theatre, British Museum and National Gallery. Since 1800 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 5-story building with Victorian architecture and furnishings.

The hotel is in the excellent location steps away from a college, a museum and a gallery. Thanks to a tube station nearby, the traditional hotel is well connected with other parts of London.

Boutiques and shops are within easy reach of the hotel.

Easily accessible from Gloucester Road subway station. 20 km to London City airport.

Rooms

This property has 81 beautiful guestrooms including Standard Basement Double Room, Executive Deluxe Studio and Executive Deluxe Double Room that are appointed with free Wi-Fi, a minibar, individual climate control, coffee/tea makers and a laptop-size safe. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a dryer and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The modern restaurant serves delicious meals. There is an onsite Polo bar to relax in. Serving a wide range of dishes, Cafe @ V&A Museum and Byron can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 15 per person per night.  A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour reception, 24-hour room service and housekeeping as well as a storage room, a car park and an elevator.

Relax

The hotel provides cribs and meals for families with children. Active guests will benefit from a gym and a fitness center available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   81.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Sports bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11.30 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE

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City Center
  • London
    4.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    2.4 km
Underground stations
  • South Kensington
    700 m
  • Gloucester Road
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • The Jam Cupboard (cuisine: European)
    20 m
  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
    70 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    81

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or 1 Single bed or 1 Twin bed
Size: 17 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Standard Basement Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 17 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Standard|Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Basement Level)

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      One-Bedroom Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 26 m²
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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 21 m²
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        • Air conditioning
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        Superior|DOUBLE QUEEN-SUPERIOR

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          Executive Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 21 m²
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          • Air conditioning
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          Deluxe|Double Executive, king bed

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            Executive Deluxe Studio
            Bed type: King-size bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed
            Size: 23 m²
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            Deluxe|Executive Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

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              Executive Double Room
              Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Queen-size bed
              Size: 21 m²
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              Deluxe|Executive King

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                Executive Studio
                Bed type: 1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed or King-size bed or Double bed
                Size: 23 m²
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                Deluxe|STUDIO EXECUTIVE

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Rydges Kensington London Hotel London location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • London
                    4.0 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Paddington Station
                    2.4 km
                  Underground stations
                  • South Kensington
                    700 m
                  • Gloucester Road
                    200 m
                  • Bus stop
                    200 m
                  Restaurants
                  • The Jam Cupboard (cuisine: European)
                    20 m
                  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
                    70 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    81

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Envie D'Art - 200 m
                  • Hackelbury Fine Art - 200 m
                  • Hop on Hop off Plus - 400 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Saint Stephens Church - 100 m
                  • The Harrington Club - 300 m
                  • Ismaili Centre - 300 m
                  • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 400 m
                  • Holy Trinity Church - 500 m
                  • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 600 m

                  Convention centers

                  • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 400 m

                  Shopping areas

                  • Natural History Museum London - 400 m

                  Amusement

                  • Cinema Lumiere - 300 m
                  • The Mediatheque - 300 m
                  • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 400 m

                  Museums

                  • The Dana Centre - 200 m
                  • Baden-Powell House Museum - 300 m
                  • Friends Of The V & A - 400 m
                  • Natural History Museum - 400 m
                  • Royal College of Music - 500 m

                  Galleries

                  • R B S Gallery - 500 m

                  Underground stations

                  • Gloucester Road - 100 m

                  Local attractions

                  • Opera Holland Park - 1.5 km
                    Holland Park, London
                  • Saatchi Gallery - 1.7 km
                    Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London
                  • Chelsea Royal Hospital - 1.8 km
                    Royal Hospital Road, London
                  • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.6 km
                    The London Pavilion, London
                  • Kensington Gardens - 1.7 km
                    The Magazine Storeyard, London

                  Near the hotel

                  • Baden-Powell House - 240 m
                    65-67 Queens Gate, London
                  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 740 m
                    Cromwell Road, London
                  • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 600 m
                    Prince Consort Road, London
                  • Tardis Police Box - 810 m
                    236 Earls Court Road, London
                  • Natural History Museum - 450 m
                    Cromwell Road, London
                  • Science Museum - 640 m
                    Exhibition Road, London
                  • Brompton Oratory - 740 m
                    Thurloe Place, London

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • The Jam Cupboard - 20 m

                    Address: Rydges Kensington London
                    Phone: 020 7584 8100

                    71% likes this, based on 60 reviews
                    Cuisine: European
                    Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 87

                  • Paul - Gloucester - 90 m

                    Address: 73 Gloucester Road
                    Phone: +44 (0)20 7373 1232

                    75% likes this, based on 106 reviews
                    Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 79

                  • The New Restaurant at the V&A - 70 m

                    Address: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road
                    Phone: (020) 7942 2506

                    81% likes this, based on 21 reviews

                  • Cafe @ V&A Museum - 70 m

                    Address: Cromwell Rd
                    Phone: 020 7942 2000

                    68% likes this, based on 115 reviews
                    Cuisine: European, British

                  • Byron - 80 m

                    Address: 93-95 Old Brompton Road
                    Phone: +44 20 7589 0630

                    83% likes this, based on 89 reviews

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    81

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                  Rydges Kensington London Reviews

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

                  Average guest rating

                  7.4out of 10
                  Very good
                  Based on 473 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Family with children
                    5.0

                    The location is acceptable and convenient; the food provided (breakfast) from acceptable to good quality. Hotel room interior design is more than acceptable;

                    The staff organisation is poor especially in the restaurant - staff agrument before clients; not many hotel rooms but very mean to complimentary wifi - everywhere in the hotel, the wifi is chargeable. Not sufficient supplies to toilet accessories; slippers are not provided though it is stated provided in Booked.net.

                  • Family with children
                    8.8

                    The Hotel is at good location near to the station/bus stand.

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    The hotel itself is a beautiful building in a great location - bedroom had lovely high ceilings and despite being situated on quite a busy road, and our room at the front of the building, we did not notice any road noise. Good continental breakfast - nothing spectacular - just the normal selection but it was lovely! Staff at reception were polite and professional - although perhaps a little 'cold' in their manner.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.0

                    The lift cannot actually reach every floor, which means you will have to carry the suitcase and walk on the stairs. Besides, everything was really good.

                  • Couple
                    9.2

                    Very friendly, polite and helpful staff. Rooms and bathrooms are impecable and the Jam Cupboard restaurant is very stylish and the food was lovely! Also location is extremely good, a 2 minute walk from Glouscester Road tubestation and 10 minute walk from the Natural History museum and the Science museum. Over all a wonderful hotel and I will definitely be coming to stay again.

                    I have no bad comments to make about this hotel.

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Decor was very impressive Good breckfast Location Super

                  • Single
                    6.6

                    Hotel is pretty mordern and very clean, which does not happen that often in the UK for that price but the room was extremely small. Breakfast is good and complete.

                  • Couple
                    8.2

                    Well located and comfortable room.

                    Loud noises coming from floor above early in the morning.

                  • Group of friends
                    9.6

                    Great staff, good location, clean and trendy hotel.

                  • Single
                    9.6

                    Staff were very friendly and the hotel ambience was lovely.

                  • Family with children
                    10.0

                    The room was very clean, our family accommodation(executive studio suite) comprised two rooms and had the comfiest sofa bed I've ever slept in. The staff were very friendly and very forgiving(we accidentally got dye (from recently dyed hair)on a towel and were reassured this was not a problem).

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    The convience of the rooms and the hotel in general. Everything about the hotel was great, I loved the colors of the room we stayed in as they were relaxing. Also the bathroom was very clean. The reception staff and the cleaning staff were really curteous and pleasant.

                    I would like to suggest that the elevators be more faster - they are extremely slow - and try to add an additional elevator. Service elevator should be different than the guest of the hotel elevator.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.8

                    It was a bonus we got to be able to check in early as our 13 hour flight arrived in London at dawn. We did not expect that so felt very pampered. The toiletries were lovely products. Although we did not see any doorman on arrival, the one on duty during our check-out was most helpful with our luggage. We were not affected by the renovation at all. Keep up the good job!

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    The location is fantastic for London and very close to a main tub station. Rooms have been recently renovated and have a real Australian style to them, as well as level expected from rydges hotels. The price is also great for London. Amenities great and noise low. Staff are very helpful. Would easily stay again or recommend.

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    The room was modern and clean with anything one could need, from an iron and ironing board to a hair dryer. Attention to detail is commendable. The coffee in the room for example was not the standard nescafe sachet but a much more upscale freshly brewed alternative. The toiletries,too, were lovely and replenished daily. The room and bathroom were very clean. The location is perfect with nearby restaurants, coffeeshops and supermarket. Gloucester Road tube station is one minute's walk and is on the Picadilly Line, which gives direct links to Leicester Square, Covent Garden and even Heathrow. I have stayed at other hotels in London at the same rate per night, but no other hotel comes anywhere near this one!

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Rydges Kensington London Hotel London location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • London
                    4.0 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Paddington Station
                    2.4 km
                  Underground stations
                  • South Kensington
                    700 m
                  • Gloucester Road
                    200 m
                  • Bus stop
                    200 m
                  Restaurants
                  • The Jam Cupboard (cuisine: European)
                    20 m
                  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
                    70 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11.30 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    5
                  • Number of rooms:
                    81

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonRydges Kensington London

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

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