The air-conditioned city hotel was originally built in 1880 as two distinctive and gracious Victorian residences. Situated in the quiet and historic Kensington area of London, this small hotel has a style and charm all of its own. The hotel prides itself on its quality and personalised service. The many regular visitors describe the hotel as their home in London. Featuring 28 rooms, guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe, lift access to the upper floors and a TV lounge. Guests can enjoy a drink at the café and bar, and dine in the restaurant. Business travellers can make use of the conference facilities. For a fee guests can make use of the wireless Internet access, room and laundry services and bicycle hire.
The hotel is located in the heart of Victorian Kensington, one of the finest areas of London, and is minutes from Earls Court, Knightsbridge the renowned Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums, as well as the exclusive shopping street, Kensington High Street. The beautiful Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens where Kensington Palace is located are within walking distance of the hotel, as is Portobello Road and its famous market. Victoria railway and coach station is about 4.8 km away and Earls Court Underground station is some 500 m away. London Heathrow Airport is about 22 km away, London City Airport is roughly 23 km away, London Gatwick Airport is some 48 km away and London Stansted Airport is approximately 68 km away.
All the rooms in the Victorian town house hotel offer all the luxury facilities expected from a quality hotel. All rooms are en suite and feature a shower, bath and hairdryer, as well as a telephone, satellite TV, a radio, computer modem socket and wireless Internet access. Additional amenities include a minibar, a writing desk, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set, individually regulated air conditioning and heating.
Fans of the fairway can visit a golf course in Wimbledon about 15 minutes' drive away.
A continental breakfast is served each morning.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
Earls Court is the closest underground station to the hotel. It is on the Piccadilly and District Lines. At Earls Court, exit via the Earls Court Road exit and turn left, walk straight, cross over Cromwell Road and continue straight. The hotel is on the first road on the right, approximately 5 minutes' walk.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board