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Rydges Kensington London - London

4.5-star4.5 stars
61 Gloucester RoadKensington, LondonEnglandSW7 4PEUnited Kingdom

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Natural History Museum
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.2
Great location
Fantastic service
Regular internet service
721See all 721 reviews
From 1,234 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Rydges Kensington London - London

from S$135
  • xxStandard Queenxx
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed
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  • Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed
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  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Basement Level)
  • XX Standard Twin Room
  • Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Premier Suite
  • The Kensington Suite
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Queen Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 81 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1076
  • Conference space size (meters) - 100
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1789
  • Elevator/lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


The Jam Cupboard - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Rydges Kensington London - London’s small print

Also known as

  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel
  • Rydges London
  • Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
  • Rydges Hotel London Kensington
  • Rydges Kensington London
  • Rydges London Kensington
  • Hotel London Rydges
  • Rydges
  • Rydges Kensington London England
  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
  • Rydges Kensington Plaza London


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 50.00 per night

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30 per night

Breakfast costs between GBP 15 and GBP 20 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of GBP 65 per vehicle (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Rydges Kensington London - London


  • In Kensington
  • Buckingham Palace - 43 min walk
  • Natural History Museum - 7 min walk
  • Imperial College London - 12 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 14 min walk
  • Kensington Gardens - 19 min walk
  • Harrods - 20 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 23 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 34 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 59 min drive
  • London Kensington Olympia Station - 29 min walk
  • London Victoria Rail Station - 9 min drive
  • London Paddington Station - 10 min drive
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station - 2 min walk
  • Earl's Court Station - 12 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 721 reviews

Rydges Kensington London - London
Very Good8.0
Excellent location just a short distance away from the Gloucester station. Walking distance to many attractions, with many food outlets nearby. Front desk staff were very friendly, helpful and prompt in their response. Rooms are clean, bright and fresh. Would definitely recommend this hotel.
Yew Kwong, sg2 night romance trip
Rydges Kensington London - London
Very Good8.0
Good clean hotel, breakfast is not worth it.
Perfect location for what we needed. Avoid the breakfast. Beds were too soft for our liking but we didnt mind since we were only there for a couple days.
A Traveller, sg2 night romance trip
Rydges Kensington London - London
Convenient with 3 train lines within a minute
Small and clean hotel. Within walking distance to grocery and restaurants as well as tube and train lines as well as the Museum of Natural History and other attractions. A definite must stay.
A Traveller, sg3 night trip
Rydges Kensington London - London
Very Good8.0
Not bad
We stayed at the hotel for 5 nights. Hotel staff were friendly and polite. Though the room wasn't cleaned well. Details like headboards were dusty when we checked in and hasn't been cleaned despite asking for Housekeeping daily. Shuttle service was a bit disappointment. We took the private transfer on the way to airport, but the driver asked for a different cost as of what we were told from the hotel concierge. We were located a room at basement, we could sometimes hear the people walking upstairs at night. Overall, the hotel wasn't a bad deal for its price since we were just using it as a place to rest at night. It's very convenient to food, supermarkets and Gloucester road tube station.
ZEYING, sg5 night family trip
Rydges Kensington London - London
Very Good8.0
Quaint boutique hotel at a fabulous location
The Rydges Kensington is a cosy boutique hotel located at a very convenient location. It is just steps away from the Gloucester Subway station and the bus stop for the Hop On/ Hop Off bus under the Original Tours is literally at the hotel's doorstep. They offered me an extra bed at no cost for my 4 year old son which I thought was a nice touch, service-wise. But because I booked the executive king room, I guess the room space allowed for that. I have seen reviews stating that the smaller single rooms are very tiny but I have not seen them myself. The room is comfortably furnished and clean which is important for travellers with kids. The bathroom is very compact but at least clean too. Overall, I would recommend this hotel not only for its location but also for their rooms (which is better when you opt for the bigger ones). It is walking distance to the 3 big museums and about 30 mins on foot to Harrods. I also walked to Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park from the hotel. Hotel staff (Dean) was also very helpful in responding to my queries before I arrived. For a cosy experience, Rydges Kensington is it!
Gillian, sg7 night family trip

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