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Reviewed 15 December 2018

We walked around the streets of Kensington and marvelled at the opulence of many. The architecture is lovely, the buildings are wonderful. There are quite a few shops, including cafes, restaurants, boutiques and many others. It was nice to be there for a short visit,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We stayed in Kensington for 4 days. Despite the fact our accommodation was not up to the standard of its ratings, the area was lovely. Everything was easy to find and access to coffee shops and the underground was great. A very quiet area with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Janet W
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Kensington is such a beautiful place just to walk around with beautiful old buildings , wonderful shopping, Albert theatre, parklands, Kensington palace - such a good place to take the family but can you afford it will be the question.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

The Kensington neighborhood is to the West of Kensington Gardens and the Palace that is home to Will&Kate and Harry& Meg. The streets are killing Ed with elegant row houses some new and some old. It is fun to stroll the streets and see all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A nice and quiet place where you can find some good restaurants or just enjoying the architecture. Particularly if you're coming from USA you will be amazed but this old and classic architecture but don't expect activities or amazing things to do in there.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dalil k
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a lovely area for a 1-2 hour stroll in a sunny afternoon. You can certainly appreciate the architecture of the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TheShis
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Being home to a variety of well known museums, we find that time is spent in Kensington every time we visit London. Because the area is so aesthetically pleasing it makes wandering between the different landmarks and tourist spots part of the attraction, as well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MLambertGeo
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Very busy and noisy but buildings are beautiful and very diverse. Beautiful weather, help with directions is no problem.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, nice garden area and Palace to visit also. The churchill aims is a nice pub too. Easy to get to via tube and buses. Always nice to see how the other half lives.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank H2630RDlaurenceb
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Kensington is a very wealthy and trendy suburb. I really like High Street and Hyde Park. The Churchill Arms pub is a must visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Adrian M
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2 June 2016|
Response from LydiaCarlisle | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sadly I Cant, but being London, you will find someone. If you are staying in accommodation, call them and ask them for their advice. Sorry not much help!