Mercure London Kensington Hotel

1A Lexham Gardens Kensington, London W8 5Jj, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ  show map
 4 stars
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Mercure London Kensington Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The four-star Mercure London Kensington is located in Kensington area near key historic sites in the city.

This modern hotel offers Wi-Fi and wired internet.

All 82 comfortable rooms have mini-bar and private bathroom.

Coffee Republic lounge offers a selection of drinks.

There are two tube stations in the nearest vicinity of the hotel.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   82.

Rooms

All rooms feature air conditioning in rooms 42" Plasma TV, sfe, air conditioning, bathroom with bathrobes, mini-bar with free drinks.

Dining options

Breakfast is served in the dining room.

Coffee Republic lounge offers a selection of drinks.

At the hotel Mercure London Kensington guests are invited to a full english breakfast served for free.  The hotel Mercure London Kensington provides visitors with a free continental breakfast.  The hotel Mercure London Kensington serves a buffet breakfast for free. 

Services

The conference rooms feature modern equipment.

A business center is provided.

Wi-Fi costs GBP 4.99 per hour or GBP 12.99 per 24 hours.

Wired internet costs GBP 4.99 per hour or GBP 12.99 per 24 hours.

Leisure

A fitness center is provided.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Guest Parking

  • Paid private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1A Lexham Gardens Kensington, London W8 5Jj, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

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City Center
  • London
    4.5km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    2.8km
  • Victoria Station
    3.3km
Underground stations
  • Gloucester Road
    600 m
  • Earl's Court
    500 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
    60 m
  • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    70 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    82

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Rooms and availability

All rooms feature air conditioning in rooms 42" Plasma TV, sfe, air conditioning, bathroom with bathrobes, mini-bar with free drinks.

Mercure London Kensington Small Double RoomMercure London Kensington Small Double Room
Small Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 13m2
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  • Private bathroom
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    Privilege Double Room
    Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
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    • Air conditioning
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      Mercure London Kensington Standard Twin RoomMercure London Kensington Standard Twin RoomMercure London Kensington Standard Twin RoomMercure London Kensington Standard Twin Room
      Standard Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
      Size: 20m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      Double room sole use

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        Mercure London Kensington Superior Double RoomMercure London Kensington Superior Double Room
        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 10m2
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          Mercure London Kensington Comfort Double RoomMercure London Kensington Comfort Double RoomMercure London Kensington Comfort Double Room
          Comfort Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed
          Size: 13m2
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          Small Double Room, Comfort Room, 1 Double Bed

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            Mercure London Kensington Executive Double RoomMercure London Kensington Executive Double RoomMercure London Kensington Executive Double Room
            Executive Double Room
            Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
            Size: 20m2
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            Spacious and air conditioned, this room benefits from a flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine and an iPod docking station. Rooms have their own bathroom with bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer, and there is also a safe and a minibar with free soft drinks. Property also offers a complimentary smartphone with unlimited local calls, international calls (to a selection of 11 countries) and unlimited mobile internet, for guests to use during their stay.

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Mercure London Kensington Hotel London location
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              Hotel Address:

              1A Lexham Gardens Kensington, London W8 5Jj, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

              Get directions
              City Center
              • London
                4.5km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Paddington Station
                2.8km
              • Victoria Station
                3.3km
              Underground stations
              • Gloucester Road
                600 m
              • Earl's Court
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                60 m
              • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                70 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                82

              Hotel Awards

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              Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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              Mercure London Kensington Location

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              What's nearby

              What's nearby.

              Earls Court Exhibition Center is within 1km

              Natural History Museum with rich historic collections is within 1km

              Science Museum with interesting for children exhibitions is within 1km)

              Victoria & Albert Museum, the world's largest concentration of art is within 1km

              Harrods, the city's largest shopping center is within 2km

              Hyde Park, the city's largest green area is within 2km

              Kensington Palace with adjoining gardens is within 2km

              Saint Stephens Church, 400 m, an Anglican church

              Envie D'Art, 600 m, a new generation art gallery

              Earls Court Exhibition Center, 600 m, the largest exhibition venue in central London

              Tourist attractions

              • Hop on Hop off Plus - 100 m
              • Hackelbury Fine Art - 400 m
              • Envie D'Art - 600 m

              Places of interest

              • Saint Stephens Church - 400 m
              • Ismaili Centre - 800 m
              • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 800 m
              • The Harrington Club - 800 m
              • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 800 m
              • Holy Trinity Church - 900 m

              Convention centers

              • Earls Court Exhibition Centre - 600 m
              • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 900 m

              Shopping areas

              Amusement

              Museums

              • The Dana Centre - 800 m
              • Baden-Powell House Museum - 800 m
              • Natural History Museum - 900 m

              Galleries

              • R B S Gallery - 800 m

              Underground stations

              Local Attractions

              • Chelsea - 1.7km
                LondonEngland
              • Harrods - 1.9km
                87-135 Brompton Road, London
              • Kensington Gardens - 2.1km
                The Magazine Storeyard, London
              • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.7km
                Hyde Park, London
              • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.9km
                Harrods, Knightsbridge, London

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Tardis Police Box - 370 m
                236 Earls Court Road, London
              • Natural History Museum - 990 m
                Cromwell Road, London
              • Victoria and Albert Museum - 1.3km
                Cromwell Road, London
              • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 1.1km
                Prince Consort Road, London
              • Baden-Powell House - 780 m
                65-67 Queens Gate, London
              • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery - 950 m
                12 Holland Park Road, London
              • Kensington Palace - 1.1km
                The Broad Walk, London

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Evoluzione Restaurant - 60 m

                Address: 160 Cromwell Road
                Phone: +44 0207 442 4242

                78% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy

              • Chez Patrick - 250 m

                Address: 7 Stratford Road
                Phone: +44 (0)20 7937 6388

                84% likes this, based on 272 reviews
                Cuisine: French
                Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 33

              • Hotel Chocolat - 200 m

                Address: 163 Kensington High Street
                Phone: 0870 442 8282

                82% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                Cuisine: French

              • The Atrium Restaurant - 70 m

                Address: 147c Cromwell Road
                Phone: 44-0207-3416205

                65% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                Cuisine: American

              • Courtfield - 210 m

                Address: 187 Earls Court Road
                Phone: +44(0)20 73702626

                51% likes this, based on 120 reviews

              Getting there.

              Heathrow Airport is within 22km.

              Taxi costs GBP 50-70.

              The Heathrow Express train service leaves every 15 minutes from London Heathrow and takes just 15 minutes to get to Paddington station where you will need to take the Circle Line to Gloucester Road tube station. The Piccadilly Line runs from London Heathrow directly to Earls Court tube station.

              You can also book an airport shuttle Dot2Dot with National Express. It will take you around 40 minutes to an hour to reach the hotel.

              Gatwick Airport is within 46.7km.

              Taxi costs GBP 70-80 and lasts an hour.

              The Gatwick Express runs every 15 minutes and takes 30 minutes to reach Victoria Station which is three stops away from Gloucester Road station on the District and Circle Line.

              National Express Dot2Dot can be pre-booked, taking about an hour.

              The cheapest option is a pre-booked EasyBus shuttle to Victoria Station.

              London City Airport is within 20km.

              Taxi costs GBP40-60 and takes about 30 minutes.

              The Airport shuttle takes you to Liverpool Street station where you can ride the Circle Line to Gloucester Road station. For good value, you can take the DLR to Monument station, then the Circle Line to Gloucester Road station.

              Stansted Airport is within 72.3km.

              Taxi costs GBP70-80 and takes 75 minutes.

              Take to Stansted Express to Liverpool Street, then the Circle Line to Gloucester Road.

              Airport shuttles need to be pre-booked and bring you to Victoria station where you can take the District and Circle Line to Gloucester Road.

              Luton Airport is within 74km.

              Taxi costs GBP 70-90 and takes over an hour.

              The airport shuttle takes you to Luton Airport Parkway station where you can catch the First Capital Connect train to London St. Pancras and then the Circle Line to Gloucester Road. Green Line 757 provides an express coach link between London Luton Airport & Central London from Bays 10 & 11 and the nearest stop to the hotel is Victoria Green Line. From there you need to walk to Victoria tube station and then take a Circle or District line to Gloucester Road tube station.

              Pre-booked EasyBus shuttle is another option - it offers a high frequency, low cost express bus service between central London and Luton Airport. EasyBus coaches run 24-hours a day between the airport and central London. The closest stop to the hotel is London Victoria. Online Fares start at GBP2 one-way and vary according to demand. EasyBus is located at Bays 10 & 11 outside the main terminal building.

              Getting around.

              Earls Court or Gloucester Road station is a five-minute walk away.

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                82

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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              Mercure London Kensington Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure London Kensington

              Individual guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                6.2

                location was good, two tube stns close,very polite staff, breakfast excellent

                room too small,,like a cupboard,,bed too small one side up against the wall and a small double, sealed windows so no fresh air

              • Family with children
                8.8

                Went to Science museum with my son

                value for money

              • Couple
                3.2

                very very small rooms, poor services as compared with 4 star hotel, not even one of the staff offered my assistance to take my 5 luggages to the room! no fridge in the room and the hotel does not even offer the bottles of water within the rooms! it can't be compared with any 4 star hotel. the breakfast menu is almost empty! Only few cereals, eggs and not even fresh juice.

              • Family with children
                10.0

                It was just great to have 2 connecting rooms since we were with our children. Breakfast was also excellent and staff friendly.

              • Family with children
                5.4

                Proximity to underground and fairly good area

                the rooms were so tiny my son had to sleep on the floor, not enough room for clothes. The breakfast menu is just the same everyday

              • Couple
                5.4

                Location of hotel and breakfast

                Bathroom was dirty, and during our staying no one clean it. Hotel reserve money from our account before. Hotel has reserved the money in our account before the agreed time and money we have not been available in the next 10 days. Nowhere is it said on the website Booked.net that this is one of the conditions of the hotel

              • Family with children
                8.2

                The hotel had a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere. The room and facilities were compact,modern and comfortable and consistent with the expectation as of a value for money city hotel.

              • Older travelers
                8.8

                The hotel was in a good location, the breakfast was very good.

                The bed was a little small for a double and also quite uncomfortable.

              • Group of friends
                7.4

                Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

              • Group of friends
                7.4

                Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                We especially liked the availability of complimentary toothbrush and tooth paste packs. I more often than not forget my toothbrush so it was great that someone had thought of this. Plus I liked the friendly staff at reception.

                If you like a cooked breakfast it was not the best. They used the format that Hilton hotels use. Say no more. OJ and coffee was nice though.

              • Couple
                3.8

                Only the breakfast and the air-con especially with this summer of this year and nothing more than this

                Many things you’ll not like it about this hotel, number 1 the room size!! Which really unbelievable size, its really really very small. Old furniture, uncomfortable bed and small so much not enough for one person either. Old TV and non free channels, very expansive internet fee, during check in one Asian person who is in reception he was processing the check in and during that time he was talking which someone in phone with no any respect to the guest, and he was talking in phone in all the time even in next days. Water leak happened in my room in the air-con which makes you awake all the night. And about the location!! From all the comments I read I don’t believe that, the tube it’s not really close its 15 min walking.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                Convenient location for us. Our room was comfortable and we liked the offer of complimentary soft drinks which were replenished in the mini bar every day. All the staff we met were very pleasant and helpful.

              • Group of friends
                6.2

                The location were perfect for our trip as we were attending a concert at Royal Albert Hall. We walked to Harrods and also visited Kensington Palace. The price was very reasonable

                The public areas have been recently decorated and are modern and clean. The room we had was a little"worn". Although the furniture was modern suggesting recent decoration , the room looked tired. There was a large stain on the carpet outside the bathroom which didn't look as if anyone had even attempted to remove it.

              • Older travelers
                6.6

                the hotel was conviniently located for central London and tourist sights

                The room was too small, even though it had been advertised as a small double, and the paper thin walls meant you could hear the conversations in the ajoining rooms even at normal conversation level, had to buy ear plugs.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Mercure London Kensington Hotel London location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1A Lexham Gardens Kensington, London W8 5Jj, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

              Get directions
              City Center
              • London
                4.5km
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Paddington Station
                2.8km
              • Victoria Station
                3.3km
              Underground stations
              • Gloucester Road
                600 m
              • Earl's Court
                500 m
              • Bus stop
                100 m
              Restaurants
              • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                60 m
              • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                70 m
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of rooms:
                82

              Hotel Awards

              UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

              Use Badge