Area Information

Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Earls Court Exhibition Centre

The largest exhibition, conference and event venue in Central London, The Earls Court Exhibition Centre located in west London is within 5 minute walk from the Kensingtonrooms. Famous for a number of musical events, the Exhibition Centre will be hosting the Volleyball events for the Olympics in 2012.

Harrods - Knightsbridge Road

Harrods – Knightsbridge Road

Originally set up in 1824, Harrods moved to Brompton Road where it became one of the most famous luxury shopping stores in the world. Other famous brands line the streets of Knightsbridge and offer the ultimate shopping experience for visitors from all over the world. Twenty minute walk or a 5 minute bus ride from the Kensingtonrooms.

Kings Road

Kings Road

Synonymous with fashion’s exclusive labels and a treasure trove of antique stores, King’s Road starting at Sloane Square and stretching through Chelsea in west London, is traditionally associated with 1960s style, and fashion figures such as Vivienne Westwood. It is a short Tube ride or 30 minute walk from the Hotel.

Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms

Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms

The Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms are two museums that are both housed in what used to be a secret underground bunker during World War II. Closest Tube Stop is Westminster or St James Park on the District Line.

Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club

Based in West London, the Chelsea Football Club with its stadium in Stamford Bridge in Fulham remains a popular sports attraction for many visitors to this part of London. It is within 3 Tube stops on the District Line or a 15 minute bus ride from the Hotel.

Westfield Shopping Mall

Westfield Shopping Mall

Europe’s largest urban shopping mall in West London, the Westfield Shopping Centre opened in 2008 in Shepherd’s Bush and is expected to become a major attraction for visitors worldwide with an array of exclusive labels all under one roof. A 30 minute bus ride from Gloucester Road or few Tube stops from the Hotel.

Portobello Market

Portobello Market

Portobello Market in Notting Hill is one of the top destinations in London for both tourists and Londoners alike. A short taxi ride or Tube journey from the Hotel will take one to a fashion hotspot, also, the largest antique market in the world.

Westminster

Westminster

With a multitude of attractions such as the Parliament, the Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Whitehall, Westminster has been the seat of the Government of England and later the British Govenrment for more than a thousand years. Easily accessible by bus or Tube from Gloucester Road.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park

One of the largest green spaces in Central London Hyde Park is host to many large events each year. Famous for its Speakers’s Corners, Hyde Park is within 25 minute walk from the Hotel. It can also be accessed by bus or Tube.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

London home and primary residence of the British monarch. Buckingham Palace which is located in the City of Westminster is within a short tube ride on the Piccadilly Line. The closest Tube stop is Hyde Park Corner.

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus

Public space of London’s West End. Piccadilly Circus, which remains one of London’s landmarks, is accessible via the Picaddily Line from Gloucester Road Underground station. It links directly to London’s theatre land, Haymarket, Covent Garden and Soho.

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Olympia Exhibition Centre

A multipurpose venue situated in West Kensington, the London Olympia Exhibition Centres is a perfect choice for numerous events, exhibitions, conferences and live music. It is within a ten minute taxi ride or one tube stop from Earls Court Station. It can also be accessed by foot through Holland Park Road within thirty minutes.

Oxford Circus

Oxford Circus

Best known for Selfridges and the other big department stores which are all found in the section from Marble Arch to Oxford Circus, Oxford Street together with Regent Street remain a shopping attraction in London’s West End. Accessible by bus or Tube.

Queen Elizabeth II Convention Centre

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

Premier event and conference venue, The QEll, as it is popularly referred to, is close to Westminster Abbey and is a short Tube journey on the District Line from Gloucester Road Tube Station.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 70 million items within five main collections, the Natural History Museum which is part of three main museums in South Kensington, with its main frontage on Cromwell Road is within 400 metres from the Hotel.

Science Museum

Science Museum

Part of the National Museum of Science and Industry, the Science Museum is packed with interactive exhibits, awe-inspiring objects and an IMAX 3D Cinema on Exhibition Road. A major London attraction, it is within a ten minute walk from the Hotel.

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Often referred to as the V&A, the Victoria and Albert Museum on Cromwell Road is an area of immense cultural, scientific and educational importance. As with other national UK museums, entrance to the museum is free. Within ten minute walk from the Hotel.

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall

Best known for holding the annual Summer Proms concerts since 1941 the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington has been graced by the presence of world famous artists. It is within a short taxi ride from the Hotel or a fifteen minute walk on the busy Cromwell and Exhibition Road.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

Official residence of Diana, Princess of Wales until her death in 1997, the Kensington Palace and the adjoining Kensington Palace Gardens with its tree-lined avenue half a mile long in the heart of embassy land, the Kensington Gardens is one of the most visited tourist attraction in West London. Distance from the Hotel: 15 minute walk.