The Kensington Close Hotel & Health Spa

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Location. The Kensington Close Hotel & Health Spa is located across the street from Kensington Gardens in London, England. Kensington Palace offers tours two blocks from the hotel, and Royal Albert Hall is positioned three blocks away.
Hotel Features. A tiled lobby leads to the Long Gallery, an adjacent sitting area furnished with contemporary sofas and chairs. On-site dining options include Greens that serves carvery fare during breakfast, lunch and dinner hours. Brasserie restaurant presents bistro-style ambience and prepares international cuisine. Lions Sports Bar provides entertainment via six flat-screen televisions. A 24-hour business centre offers fax, photocopy and print services. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. The hotel's health club ranks as one of the largest fitness facilities in the Kensington area. The club houses an 18-metre indoor pool, a fitness-class studio, a gym with personal trainers, six televisions and Cybex cardiovascular and resistance machines. The health club features beauty and massage treatments, and a boutique shop offers workout clothing. A relaxation lounge boasts cushioned armchairs and a flat-screen television.

Guestrooms. This property offers 550 air-conditioned guestrooms decorated with light-toned furniture, cream-coloured carpets, 1930s-style prints and brass light fixtures. Bathrooms contain beige-and-ivory tile work, shower/tub combinations and modern fixtures. Accommodations feature satellite television, laptop-compatible in-room safes, and wireless and dial-up Internet access for a fee. Rooms include coffeemakers.

Room Types:

Standard Single room:   One twin bed. Cream carpet, blue-checked curtains. Desk with upholstered chair. Air conditioning. White-tiled bathroom with hair dryer.

Standard Twin Room:   Two twin beds. Cream carpet, blue-checked curtains. Desk with upholstered chair. Air conditioning. White-tiled bathroom with hair dryer.

Standard double room:   One double bed. Cream carpet, blue-checked curtains. Desk with upholstered chair. Air conditioning. White-tiled bathroom with hair dryer.

Driving Directions:
From London Heathrow Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 24 km (15 miles).



Getting there. The Heathrow Express train and black taxis are available for transfer from the airport to the center of London. The London Underground's Piccadilly Line serves all Heathrow terminals and transports passengers into central London. From central London, guests can take the subway to the High Street Kensington Station.


Getting around. The extensive London Underground system connects the hotel with the rest of central London. The Underground station closest to the hotel is High Street Kensington. There is also a wide choice of buses. The hotel can order black taxi cabs on request.

London charges congestion zone fees within clearly designated areas of city. Those who operate vehicles within these zones are assessed daily fees that apply Mondays through Fridays.

The money-saving Oyster Card is a smartcard that stores up to 90 pounds of pay-as-you-go credit. It can be used on the Tubes, buses, DLR, trams and select national rail services throughout London. Oyster Cards are less expensive than single fares, and daily price capping automatically calculates the least expensive fare for single-day journeys. Oyster Cards can be purchased at the Oyster website, most Tube station ticket offices, at Oyster Ticket Stops, at select National Rail ticket offices, at select London Travel Information Centres, and by telephone at 0845 330 9876.
  • Sauna High Speed Internet
  • Sauna Conference Room(s)
  • Elevator/lift Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant(s) Event catering
  • Massage-treatment room Banquet facilities
  • Meeting room (small groups) Health club - Fees Apply
  • Safe-deposit box Laundry facilities
  • Swimming pool - indoor Pool table
  • Spa services on site Air-conditioned public areas
  • Steam room Concierge desk
  • Coffee in lobby Room service (limited hours)
  • Barbecue grill(s) Beauty services
  • Business center Currency exchange
  • Parking garage - Fees Apply Parking nearby - Fees Apply
  • Internet public area - wireless - Fees Apply Internet public area - high-speed - Fees Apply
  • Parking (valet) - GBP32/24 Hours Breakfast services - Fees Apply

Room Amenities: , , • Complimentary toiletries • Housekeeping (daily) • Smoking rooms • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Pay movies • Electronic/magnetic keys • Iron/ironing board (on request • Extra towels/bedding in room 

Kensington Gardens: Across the Street | Kensington Palace: 2 blocks | Royal Albert: 3 blocks | Natural History Museum: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Victoria & Albert Museum: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Harrods Department Store: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Buckingham Palace: 3.0 km (1.75 miles) | Piccadilly Circus: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | West End Theatres: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | Regent's Park and London Zoo: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | Westminster Abbey: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Houses of Parliament and Big Ben: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | National Gallery: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Trafalgar Square: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | British Museum: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Covent Garden: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | St Paul's Cathedral: 6.5 km (4.0 miles) | The City: 6.5 km (4.0 miles) Kensington Gardens: Across the Street | Kensington Palace: 2 blocks | Royal Albert: 3 blocks | Natural History Museum: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Victoria & Albert Museum: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Harrods Department Store: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Buckingham Palace: 3.0 km (1.75 miles) | Piccadilly Circus: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | West End Theatres: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | Regent's Park and London Zoo: 4.0 km (2.5 miles) | Westminster Abbey: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Houses of Parliament and Big Ben: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | National Gallery: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Trafalgar Square: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | British Museum: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | Covent Garden: 5.0 km (3.0 miles) | St Paul's Cathedral: 6.5 km (4.0 miles) | The City: 6.5 km (4.0 miles)

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