This family-friendly city hotel is a students' hall of residence, with rooms available during the summer holiday, which are ideal for a short break in the capital. Facilities at the 752-room residence include a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, a newspaper stand, TV lounge, cafe, bar and a restaurant. Guests may also take advantage of the conference facilities and wireless Internet access.
Located just off Hyde Park in the beautiful Princes Gardens parkland area, this location is ideal for touring the many sights of the capital, with Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall, the Natural History Museum and fantastic shopping at Kensington and Oxford Street 2.8 km from the hotel. The numerous links to the public transport network in South Kensington are just 500 metres from the hotel and Victoria train station is around 3 km, or 15 minutes on public transport. The famous Harrods department store is a 10-minute journey on public transport and the West End is 15 minutes away. London Heathrow airport is just 2 km from the hotel.
Guests will find comfortable beds and work desks in the rooms, which also feature an en suite bathroom with shower and bathtub, a direct dial telephone, Internet access and tea and coffee making facilities.
Guests may take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, work out in the gym, or relax in the hot tub or sauna (all for additional fees).
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From South Kensington station, turn right into the subway sign-posted for the museums and continue for approximately 5 minutes until reaching the very end of the subway. At the exit, cross the road at the crossing and turn left up Exhibition Road walking towards Hyde Park. At the corner of Exhibition Road and Prince's Gardens turn right. Half way along the path is the entrance to reception which is located in Southside Halls on the right-hand side.
Direct dial telephone