Rydges Kensington Plaza Hotel

Rydges Kensington Plaza HotelJust metres from Gloucester Road Station, the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park, this 4-star luxury hotel combines Victorian elegance with modern comforts, including air conditioning. In the heart of fashionable Kensington, the Rydges Kensington Plaza Hotel is just 75 metres from Gloucester Road London Underground Station, on the Central, District and Piccadilly lines. Kensington Palace, Knightsbridge and Earl's Court are all within walking distance and London tour buses depart from the hotel's entrance to all of the major attractions. Kensington is famous for its beautiful Victorian architecture and the hotel's wonderful original exterior was lovingly restored in 2000. All of the beautifully appointed, air-conditioned rooms have satellite TV and luxurious, exclusive Rydges Dream Beds, custom-designed for the hotel. The restaurant offers modern European cuisine, while the Polo Bar is a traditional English-style pub with a real fireplace. Room service is available 24 hours a day.


Hotel details

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 90 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Airconditioning


  • Billiards


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Internet Services
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN


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Please note that renovations are taking place from January 2011 from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays and from 10:00 to 17:00 at the weekend. No service will be affected as a result of this work.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and costs GBP 5 per hour. 


No parking available. 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


61 Gloucester Road
SW7 4PE London

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast costs GBP 13 per person per night.  Continental breakfast costs GBP 8 per person per night.  Lunch costs GBP 12 per person per night.  Dinner costs GBP 20 per person per night. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children or adults are charged GBP 25 per night for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy