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Make a holiday apartment in Kensington your home away from home

Kensington is a lovely choice for a holiday. You’ll have easy access to all of the best that London has to offer. Holiday rentals in Kensington include many options for those who require wheelchair accessibility. If you enjoy being in the garden then you can choose a Kensington holiday apartment with a barbecue. Kid-friendly and pet-friendly holiday rentals in Kensington are also available.

Things to do

-Self-guided history tour: Embark on a self-guided history tour of Kensington by simply walking out the front door of your Kensington holiday apartment and strolling about town. As you do, pay special attention to buildings with a blue plaque. That plaque indicates that someone of note lived there. As you enjoy viewing the lovely homes and quaint shops, you will also see other interesting sites such as the Albert Memorial and the Peter Pan Statue.

-Shopping: If you enjoy antique shopping then you will be thrilled with the many small shops that dot the streets in Kensington. Your Kensington holiday apartment is also located very near Harrods, a much loved, high-end department store. Even if you don’t want to shop in Harrods, this store is still worth a visit. It is beautiful both inside and out, and it features a number of halls that were designed with browsers in mind. The Egyptian Hall is a favourite with visitors. Be sure to also make a stop to the Food Hall where you’ll have your choice of a large variety of delicious offerings.

-Dining: When you holiday to an area as affluent as Kensington, you can expect to find some fabulous restaurants nearby. You won’t be disappointed. Whether you want some typical London fare, such as fish and chips, or any number of choices such as Thai, Italian or German, you will find it all near your Kensington holiday apartment.

-Museums: As mentioned above, the Museum District is located within Kensington. You’ll be within walking distance of London’s best museums. Visit the Leighton House Museum, a 19th century home filled with period furniture and artwork. Spend an afternoon at the Victoria and Albert Museum, which is considered by many to be one of the finest art museums in the world. History buffs will love the National Army Museum whilst the Natural History and Science Museums are always popular with families.

-Visit the Palace: Your Kensington holiday apartment will put you just a ten minute walk from Kensington Palace. Some parts of the palace are open to the public, so get a glimpse of the royal lifestyle whilst you’re on holiday.

Weather in Kensington

Anytime you holiday to London you know that you’ll have to be prepared for unexpected weather changes. When you choose a holiday rental in Holland Park, it is always a good idea to bring an umbrella no matter the time of year. During the summer, the average highs are between 20° and 23° C. During the winter, the average highs are 8° to 11° C.

Travel to Kensington

Both Central London Airport (LCY) and Heathrow International Airport (LHR) will provide easy access to your holiday home in Kensington. From either airport, you can travel the short distance to Kensington via car or choose to use public transport. There are three underground stations in Kensington including High Street Kensington, Gloucester Road and South Kensington.

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Recent Reviews

Real gem

4 of 5
A well appointed compact apartment in South Kensington that is an ideal location to explore London. It is a pleasant five to ten minute walk to the tube and the South Kensington Station can get you to most parts of London in no time. The museums and the Kensington Gardens are within easy walking distance as are the busy Gloucester Road with its shops and restaurants and the Fulham Road Cinema. A perfect place for a family of four that includes teenagers. It is not really a place for younger children and the three flights of stairs might be a struggle for some. For us it was a welcome chance to burn of some calories and a much more affordable alternative to the many posh hotels in this part of London.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

A very nice, spacious and cosy flat for the whole family!

4 of 5
Tom and Saphira were very nice hosts, we found everything exactly as described and the flat is equipped with lots of heaters so it is nice and warm even in mid-winter! The neighbourhood is full of shops and places to eat and it is only a very short walk to the next tube station. Definitely can recommend staying here!
  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

Convenient flat for holidays

4 of 5
My family and I booked to stay for two weeks over Christmas period, without checking the reviews before. I choose this area because I lived in 1970's near by. The apartment its cozy clean and specious with very nice patio and lots of light, although it is in the basement. Well, about the noise from the trains, perhaps its not appropriate fro writers. The trains passing under the ground are not that frequent whenever we where there plus its a bass noise and after 2-3 minutes doesn't irritate. South Kensington station and the surroundings will cover all your needs, try The Kensington Hotel around the corner will give you the British style in all. Brenda the caretaker is an angel with so much love and manners and helpful. My only advice to the owner Kate, the sofa bed needs an extra roller mattress for two persons and little overweight! I shall definitely book it again for our summer holidays in London. No doudt the flat is one of the best in the area as far as the price and space and design concerns. Emmanuel
  • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016