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4.5 out of 5

"Room was clean, check in staff helpful. This hotel is convenient to public transport. I would stay here again. " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 12 Oct 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star spa hotel near Kensington Palace

City center stay

With a stay at this London City Centre hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Kensington Palace and 2 miles (3 km) of Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre. Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the gym, bar/lounge, and coffee shop.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 706 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include pillow menus, hair dryers, and safes. Change of towels is available on request.

Standard Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$118* Per night/room Jan 7 - Jan 8

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Mobil Roll In Shwr)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Suite, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
Room was clean, check in staff helpful. This hotel is convenient to public transport. I would stay here again.

Posted by on Oct 12, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 27, 2021 by Any Duty Manager

Dear Michele, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your recent stay here at Holiday Inn - Kensington High Street. We are really pleased to see that we have been able to score a 5 out of 5 stay! We cannot wait to have the chance at hosting you again, should you wish to return. Kindest regards, Ana

4 out of 5
Close to the train station. Got a StarBucks coffee shop in the lobby.

Posted by , from London on Apr 12, 2019

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About the Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel

Location Wrights Lane, London, England W8 5SP

Property Features

Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. A sauna, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star London hotel is smoke free.

  • 706 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1960
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Kensington (Olympia) Underground Station (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: High Street Kensington Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel offers 706 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Boulevard Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Starbucks - This coffee shop serves light fare only. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fitness classes on site

Spa Services

Imagine has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 10 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Access to all recreational facilities is subject to a surcharge.

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

A credit 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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. 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; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • One child stays free
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • 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 available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Fees

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

  • Deposit: GBP 50.00 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 17.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 45 per day
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.0 per night
  • Facilities fee: GBP 5.00 per person, per day and includes use of: sauna; swimming pool; fitness facilities

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

Hotel Names

  • Close Hotel
  • Kensington Close
  • Kensington Close Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington High St. Hotel
  • Holiday Inn High St. Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington High St.
  • London Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington High St.
  • Holiday Inn London Kensington High St. an IHG Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St., an IHG Hotel London

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 10 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.