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South Kensington

Old Brompton Road, London, England
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Fashionable district that is close to many of London's finest museums and antique shops.
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Old Brompton Road, London, England
South Kensington
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"science museum"
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"the royal albert hall"
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"imperial college"
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"exhibition road"
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"hyde park"
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"beautiful area"
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"major museums"
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"natural history"
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"south ken tube station"
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"walk around"
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"interesting shops"
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"great architecture"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

South Kensington nice neighborhood tourist attractions first choice full of shops and restaurants cafe nice hotels flat buildings and private homes

1  Thank bnghanem
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many museums all on Exhibition Road and access to so many restaurants , Cafes, and pubs, you will not be disappointed. If the weather is nice, you are just a few short blocks to Hyde Park and Albert Hall.

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most glamorous Tube Station since they have redone the area. Best cluster of restaurants and other amenities. Very civilised and residential and closest area to the most popular London museums such as the V&A, the Natural History and the Scince Museum! Also a stone's...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very smart area of London and great to stroll around and look at houses that are way out of your reach lol Some really pretty gardens which are obviously well looked after.

Thank 2020vision
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

we had a very nice VRBO located about a block from the tube station. The rental was perfect and the location is 4*. There are several well known and extensive museums near-by: V &A, Science Museum, Museum of Natural History, lots of shopping (eg. Harrods),...More

Thank Monica S
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

It is much cleaner and nicer in this area of London than most other areas. I don't know why buses don't go down the street where the museums are. You are expected to walk a very, very, very long way and that included with all...More

3  Thank whomewhy
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

South Kensington is possibly my favourite area of London City. We always try to stay in hotels in this area, as they tend to be much nicer. The streets are clean and nice to take a stroll around the many independent bars, restaurants, shops and...More

Thank RandRH
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great selection Carluccio's Mabels Pret Also some fab bakeries eg hummingbird and nice pizza Franca manca Better for eating as the shops nearby are supermarkets eg tesco and waitrose Plenty of picnic items

Thank Holly S
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Whatever they say here the closest tube station is South Kensington. Whether you’re visiting the museums, on your way to the park or the Royal Albert Hall or just shopping for kitchenware at Divertimenti then relax and enjoy. There are plenty of local restaurants and...More

Thank SuggyD
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see in this area. You have the various museums like science museum, there are bookshops, coffee shops and decent pubs. It’s nice to walk around and look at the buildings, great architecture.

1  Thank perfect_spy
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
...More
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