Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel - London

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100 Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4ER  show map
 4 stars
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Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Heat/ac unit worked fine - Room was nice size - 13 bp per day for in-room broadband
  • Staff was polite - Free wireless in lobby only - Location is great - Next to gloucester rd tube
  • Would stay again - Free internet was provided - Free printer - Reception staff were very efficient
  • Bathroom was fairly compact - Bar was quiet, clean - Free water bottles - Large flat screen tv
  • Hotel is of an excellent standard - Internet was good speed - Bar service was excellent

Overview

Featuring a private garden, a sauna and a hot tub, Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel enjoys exceptional positioning close to parks and a landscaped garden along with monuments, a college and a palace. This comfortable hotel dates from 1991 and was refurbished in 2001.

The hotel is placed near Gloucester Road subway station in Wandsworth district and within a 25-minute walk to National Gallery, Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace. It is about 5 km away from the center of London.

Guests will find boutiques and shops within minutes of the hotel.

20 minutes' drive from London City airport and 20 minutes' walk to Paddington train station.

Rooms

The property comprises of beautiful rooms appointed with complimentary Wi-Fi, pay TV, a private safe, a writing table and an iron with ironing board. Guests can make use of a roll in shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The small restaurant offers light Georgian meals. The in-house bar stocks tea, soft drinks and coffee to enjoy in a warm atmosphere. Guests can dine at Cafe @ V&A Museum and The Jam Cupboard, about 50 meters away from the property.

Services

Aside from currency exchange, a safe deposit box and a luggage storage, guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, dry cleaning and ironing service.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include cribs and babysitting. Such fitness options as a gym and a fitness center are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Arabic, Hindi.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   162.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Limousine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

100 Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4ER

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City Center
  • London
    2.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • South Kensington
    2700 ft
  • Gloucester Road
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
    200 ft
  • Paul - Gloucester
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    162

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Rooms and availability

Crowne Plaza Kensington photos Room
1 Double Standard
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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with double bed. 2 PERSON(S) PER ROOM MAXIMUM Room Size: 18 square metres

Room facilities
    Crowne Plaza Kensington photos Room
    2 Double Beds Standard
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    with 2 double bes. 4 PERSON(S) PER ROOM MAXIMUM

    Room facilities
      2 Double Executive
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      with 2 double beds. 4 PERSON(S) PER ROOM MAXIMUM

      Junior Suite
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      Bed Size (s): 1 Large double Split-level spacious suite .The room has a colorful downstairs lounge where specially commissioned London photos adorn the walls.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel - London London location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      100 Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4ER

      Get directions
      City Center
      • London
        2.5 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Paddington Station
        1.6 mi
      Underground stations
      • South Kensington
        2700 ft
      • Gloucester Road
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
        200 ft
      • Paul - Gloucester
        300 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        162

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCrowne Plaza Kensington

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

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      Crowne Plaza Kensington Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Hackelbury Fine Art - 700 ft
      • Hop on Hop off Plus - 1000 ft
      • Envie D'Art - 1000 ft
      • Campbell's Art Gallery - 2000 ft

      Places of interest

      • Saint Stephens Church - 400 ft
      • The Harrington Club - 1000 ft
      • Ismaili Centre - 1000 ft
      • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 1400 ft
      • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 1700 ft

      Convention centers

      • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 1400 ft

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      • Cinema Lumiere - 1400 ft
      • The Mediatheque - 1400 ft
      • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 1400 ft

      Museums

      • The Dana Centre - 1000 ft
      • Baden-Powell House Museum - 1400 ft
      • Friends Of The V & A - 1700 ft
      • Natural History Museum - 1700 ft

      Galleries

      • R B S Gallery - 1400 ft

      Underground stations

      Local attractions

      • Opera Holland Park - 5000 ft
        Holland Park, London
      • Saatchi Gallery - 1.1 mi
        Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London
      • Chelsea Royal Hospital - 1.1 mi
        Royal Hospital Road, London
      • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.0 mi
        The London Pavilion, London
      • Kensington Gardens - 1.1 mi
        The Magazine Storeyard, London

      Near the hotel

      • Baden-Powell House - 1000 ft
        65-67 Queens Gate, London
      • Victoria and Albert Museum - 2700 ft
        Cromwell Road, London
      • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 2300 ft
        Prince Consort Road, London
      • Brompton Oratory - 2700 ft
        Thurloe Place, London
      • Natural History Museum - 1700 ft
        Cromwell Road, London
      • Science Museum - 2400 ft
        Exhibition Road, London
      • Tardis Police Box - 2400 ft
        236 Earls Court Road, London

      Restaurants nearby

      • Cafe @ V&A Museum - 200 ft

        Address: Cromwell Rd
        Phone: 020 7942 2000

        65% likes this, based on 86 reviews
        Cuisine: European, British

      • The New Restaurant at the V&A - 200 ft

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

        72% likes this, based on 9 reviews

      • The Jam Cupboard - 300 ft

        Address: Rydges Kensington London
        Phone: 020 7584 8100

        64% likes this, based on 72 reviews
        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: USD 32 - USD 65

      • Paul - Gloucester - 300 ft

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

        84% likes this, based on 112 reviews
        Price Range: USD 0 - USD 57

      • Byron - 200 ft

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

        83% likes this, based on 81 reviews

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        162

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCrowne Plaza Kensington

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      Crowne Plaza Kensington Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Crowne Plaza Kensington

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 38 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.3
      Rooms
      8.7
      Value
      9.6
      Service
      9.5

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        7.4

        For the money, the beds and linen were two star

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Very convenient location. Good facilities. I always stay here when I'm in London

        On this stay the air conditioning was not working. It was very hot in the room because it was summer. The hotel did provide fans but it was not ideal.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        The hotel was clean and comfortable and overall a nice environment. Close to the tube station!

        The concierges were not that knowledgeable or helpful. They were unaware of local shows and used a basic service to get play tickets that I could have probably bought online just as easily. Also when we asked them later for a delivery, they searched and said they had none, we had to come back and ask again...they found it and said 'Oh, we thought you meant a package delivery, not ticket delivery'. Real air conditioning instead of a swamp cooler would have been nice.

      • Couple
        9.6

        Very friendly staff, clean modern hotel in a great location.

        Mini bar prices, scandalous, even for London!

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        We were able to check in earlier than the check in time and were given the choice of a room on the street side or garden side.Fabulous location close to Glouster Road tube stop as well as the V&A and Natural History Museum.

        The carpet was badly stained.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        We were really impressed with this hotel - great location, really close to the Gloucester Road tube station and within walking distance of many attractions. Friendly, helpful staff, spacious, nicely decorated rooms, and ours had a lovely view to the churchyard next door, which meant it was quiet as well. Would not hestitate to stay here again.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Crowne Plaza Kensington Hotel - London London location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      100 Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4ER

      Get directions
      City Center
      • London
        2.5 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Paddington Station
        1.6 mi
      Underground stations
      • South Kensington
        2700 ft
      • Gloucester Road
        400 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
        200 ft
      • Paul - Gloucester
        300 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        162

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCrowne Plaza Kensington

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

      Use Badge