This 4-star traditional hotel is ideally located in the centre of London in Kensington opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens. The hotel offers elegant and comfortable accommodation with modern amenities for a pleasant stay in the capital. ***LOCATION*** The hotel is situated in the upmarket Kensington area overlooking Kensington Gardens a few steps from the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park and withing walking distance from the museum triangle (Natural History Science and Victoria & Albert Museums) the famous shopping areas such as High Street Kensington Harrods and designer shops of Knightsbridge or the Portobello market in the nearby trendy Notting Hill area. The closest tube station is High Street Kensington (10 mins) which is served by the Circle and District lines that go directly to most of London's tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace the Big Ben or Tower of London (all within 10-20min journey). Victoria Station for trains to Gatwick is 4 stops away and Paddington station for trains to Heathrow only 3 stops away. ***EXTERIOR*** The property is a 5-storey traditional Victorian town house building. ***ROOMS*** The rooms are reported to vary in size from small to medium due to the historical nature of the building. Rooms have traditional decor in warm colours and wooden furniture. Rooms are reported to be in need of some light renovation but are clean and well maintained as are the en-suite bathrooms. 70 rooms are available for smoking. ***RESTAURANTS & BARS*** At the "Fox and Henderson" restaurant guests can enjoy traditional English cuisine with a modern twist or enjoy a drink in the "Tavern Bar". Full English breakfast is served 7.00 - 10.30am Monday to Friday and 7.30 - 11.00am on weekends.