This gorgeous four star Secret Hotel is situated in an idyllic tree lined street overlooking the perfectly manicured gardens of Kensington Palace and Hyde Park. The onsite brasserie restaurant serves sumptuous modern European dishes and there are also a range of business facilities including meeting rooms, a board room and fax and photocopying services. Guest Rooms benefit from connecting rooms, which are perfect for groups of friends or family, and come furnished with modern amenities such as cable plasma screen television, iron and ironing board and trouser press. The hotel also offers VIP services as well as parking and a luggage room. Grab these sensational savings overlooking Kensington gardens today!
Kensington Palace has been a residence of the British Royal family since the 17th century and today is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Discover the life of Queen Victoria through personal objects and extracts of her writing in the Victoria Revealed exhibition. The Red Saloon, is another point of interest and where the former Queen held her first Privy Council Meeting. Other highlights include tours of the Queen’s State Apartments, The King’s gallery and a walk around the tranquil Sunken Garden, planted in 1908. If you’re visiting with children, there are family trail booklets at the ticket desk as well as changing half term and holiday activities throughout the year.
For those looking to indulge in legendary London shopping, the hotel is within easy reach of several great areas, including luxury shopping in Knightsbridge (home to both Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores), the latest high street fashions in High Street Kensington and vintage and antique buys in Notting Hill’s Portobello Market. The latter is a haven for those after a unique souvenir or something typically British. Expect old maps, advertising posters, mink furs and WWII paraphernalia. If you’re visiting over August, be sure to check out the world famous Notting Hill Carnival, with colourful floats, parades of dancers and musicians as well as great street food and a laid back Caribbean vibe.
For evening entertainment, the hotel is within easy access of the West End, and a whole host of critically acclaimed musicals and plays to enjoy. Lively Soho is the place to go for traditional Victorian pubs, contemporary cocktail bars and nightclubs whilst South Kensington offers up some delicious restaurants, such as French favourite La Bouchee. This intimate venue serves home style french cuisine with a great selection of Old World wines; the perfect place for romance.