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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in London awaits you at Melia London Kensington. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find Science Museum and Royal Albert Hall. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a 24-hour business center.

All 81 rooms feature LCD TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and safes. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Hair dryers, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, The Jam Cupboard, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4.5-star London City Centre hotel include Hyde Park and Natural History Museum.

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$163* Per night/room 7 Aug. - 8 Aug.

Suite (2AD+1CH)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Kensington Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room (2AD+1CH)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite (2AD+1CH)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 76 square feet (7 square meters) and includes conference space. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the luxury Melia London Kensington. This 4.5-star London hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 81 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 76 sq ft of conference space
  • 7 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1789
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Transport

  • Airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR) (22.9 km / 14.2 mi)
  • Train station: Kensington (Olympia) Station (2.4 km / 1.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Gloucester Road Underground Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Melia London Kensington offers 81 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This London hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

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

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Stay Safe with Meliá (Meliá) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Stay Safe with Meliá (Meliá)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50.00 per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 18 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel
  • Rydges Hotel London Kensington
  • Hotel London Kensington managed Meliá
  • Rydges London Kensington
  • Hotel London Rydges
  • Rydges
  • Rydges Kensington London England
  • Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
  • Rydges Kensington Plaza London
  • Rydges London
  • London Kensington managed Meliá
  • Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
  • Melia London Kensington Hotel
  • Melia London Kensington London
  • Melia London Kensington Hotel London
  • Hotel London Kensington managed by Melia
  • Hotel London Kensington managed by Meliá
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