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Customer Reviews by Destination - South Kensington

South Kensington Holiday Reviews

Natural History Museum, South Kensington

A great choice for when you're visiting London, our South Kensington hotels offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city's tourist hotspots. Hotels in Kensington do however enjoy excellent transport links into the centre, and you could be strolling through Hyde Park, catching a West End show or shopping on Oxford Street in no time at all.

You simply don't have to travel far to see some of London's top attractions however, and our hotels in Kensington are handily located for visiting a number of internationally-renowned institutions. The Royal Albert Hall has a fantastic programme of performances year-round and Arts Museums don't come finer than the ever-popular V and A Museum. For a fun and educational day with the whole family, check out both the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum.

  • For the area's famously good shopping, head north to High Street Kensington for a wealth of chic boutiques and high street favourites, or head east into sophisticated Knightsbridge for the like of Harrods and Harvey Nichols.
  • Kensington hotels also benefit from being close by to a number of world-famous sporting venues; be sure to see what's on during your stay, whether it's at Stamford Bridge, Queen's Club or Olympia.
  • No trip to Kensington is complete without a visit to the utterly breath-taking Kensington Palace; the grandeur of the architecture and pretty gardens are a must-see, and the fascinating exhibitions at the former residence of Princess Diana are well worth looking round as well.


A superb destination for your next short break in London, take a look at our selection of South Kensington hotels in the list below.

Number of Customer Reviews in this Destination - 56

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London break away

Stay Date: 16/05/14, a customer aged 45-64 from Jarrow who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Hotel great location, helpful staff, very clean. Took London at our own pace and thoroughly enjoyed our time. From Coventry garden to the Royal Albert Hall, Leicester square by night and Harrods See More  Read more information roof terrace - what more can you want! We'll be back soon.   Collapse  Hide

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Tennis at Wimbledon

Stay Date: 27/06/14, a customer aged 65+ from Leeds who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Really pleased with the hotel, very nice room, comfortable beds and bedding, breakfast couldn't be bettered. We had an evening meal in the hotel restaurant, very enjoyable and the staff at all times See More  Read more information were polite, extremely helpful and very pleasant. Will certainly be returning and recommending it!   Collapse  Hide

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Great 3 night stay in London

Stay Date: 10/06/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 4* Crowne Plaza London Kensington in Kensington wrote this review.

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay in the Crown Plaza Hotel in Kensington. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The breakfast was very good. The location of this hotel is ideal as it is See More  Read more information just around the corner from the entrance to Gloucester Road Tube Station and there is also a bus stop at the Tube Station, where you can get the London Tour Bus.   Collapse  Hide

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Manic London

Stay Date: 31/10/14, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Thousands at the Poppies at the Tower which itself was excellent. London Underground very, very poor with lines and stations shut for maintenance. Chaos!!! Why do this during the half term See More  Read more information holidays when there is an increase in visitors to London.   Collapse  Hide

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Great hotel, great location

Stay Date: 06/03/15, a customer aged 45-64 from Uk who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Spent a weekend with 5 friends at this hotel recently. Staff very helpful, moved us to a very spacious room when we complained about the size of our original room. Hotel very clean and breakfast See More  Read more information served in a large airy dining room. Great location on Cromwell Road. Easy to walk to Brompton Road, Harrods, Hyde Park or Kensington Palace.   Collapse  Hide

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Brilliant break in London

Stay Date: 22/04/15, a customer aged 25-44 who stayed at 4* Thistle Kensington Gardens (2 Night Offer & 1st Night Dinner) in Kensington wrote this review.

From booking our trip to our train travel to the hotel and attractions we visited we had a fabulous time in London and cannot wait to go again. See More  Read more information   Collapse  Hide

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London Weekend

Stay Date: 17/04/15, a customer aged 65+ from Glenrothes who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Hotel not up to its usual standard. No drawers in bedroom. Loud television in next door bedroom till after 3.00am. Much lesser choice of items at breakfast than at previous stays. Staff See More  Read more information helpful.   Collapse  Hide

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London kensington

Stay Date: 15/08/15, a customer aged 65+ who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Location excellent for Royal Albert Hall and Prom concert. I enjoyed a comfortable stay with a spacious room and excellent breakfast. Would book again. See More  Read more information   Collapse  Hide

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Palace Visit

Stay Date: 01/09/15, a customer aged 25-44 from Norwich who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

Hotel was in good location to tube. Palace visit was excellent. Hotel staff very polite and check in quick and easy. The hotel room was ok, I stayed in a twin room on the ground floor, no noise See More  Read more information could be heard, however the bathroom could do with a refurb, the bath/shower area was clean but looked tired, also the hair-dryer was fixed into the drawer but no mirror was nearby to use it. Overall agood stay in an average hotel.   Collapse  Hide

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8/10

Stay Date: 02/10/15, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed at 4* Radisson Blu Edwardian, Vanderbilt in Kensington wrote this review.

For convenience, friendliness and ambiance, this hotel takes some beating at the price. Only 15 mins to Piccadilly Circus by tube, excellent for all museums, excellent restaurants and pubs in the See More  Read more information neighbourhood, what more can one want?   Collapse  Hide

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