Discover the vibrant city of London this September and stay in our beautiful hotel in Kensington. Close to the heart of London our elegant boutique Kensington hotel is the perfect place for tourists to stay during their exploration of London. Check out our list of things to do during a weekend visit:

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace near our hotel in Kensington

Explore one of London’s beautiful palaces during your stay at our luxury Kensington hotel with a trip to Kensington Palace. Wander around The White Garden where you’ll find flowers and foliage inspired by the late Princess Diana’s life featuring a predominantly white and cream palette including some her favourite flowers such as forget-me-nots, English white roses and Cosmos daisies. Throughout September the palace is also hosting a definitive dress exhibition showcasing a number of Princess Diana’s most iconic garments and a display of original design sketches by Diana’s favourite designers.

BBC Proms

BBC Proms

Visit The Royal Albert Hall during your trip to London, just a few minutes’ drive from our Kensington hotel and be enthralled by the extraordinary talent at this year’s BBC Proms event. With the programmes music variety ranging from classical to family concerts there is something for everyone. To commemorate the end of BBC Proms, purchase your ticket and head over to Hyde Park on the 9th September to join in the party with an outdoor concert celebrating all things British.

Design Museum

Design Museum

The New Design Museum is now located in the centre of Kensington and has tripled in size. The museum gives an introduction to the history of contemporary design with temporary exhibits and pop-ups exploring the past, present and future of design. Designer Hella Jongerius’ exhibit is on display until 24th September and takes a deeper look into the way colour behaves, with an exploration of materials, shapes, shadows and reflections. After your exploring enjoy a relaxed night’s sleep at our boutique Kensington hotel.

Holland Park

Holland Park

In just a 15-minute walk from our luxury boutique Kensington hotel, one of Kensington’s finest green spaces, Holland Park is renowned for its 54 acres of luscious greenery and at this time of year, its beautiful famous dahlias. Discover the picturesque Japanese-style Kyoto Gardens designed and built by an eminent Japanese Garden designer and his team to celebrate the Japan Festival in 1992.
After opening in 1991 the garden has become known for its tranquil atmosphere and features a rock waterfall, footbridge and koi carp.

Our London hotel is ideally located near to London’s top attractions. To book our London hotel contact or 020 7373 6514.

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City Continental Kensington Reviews



This hotel is very central and very close to Earl's court tube station. Staff are very friendly and ready to help. The continental breakfast is very good as there are a number of items visitors can choose.



This hotel was a gem. Stayed three nights and it is two minutes walk to Earls Court Underground with plenty of restaurants nearby. The street is quiet and very close to the bustle of Earl's Court with peaceful nights sleep overlooking the road. Breakfast was delightful with cereal, fruit, yogurts, toast and croissants. This is also served in a spacious dining area. The room was clean and of reasonable size, well serviced daily and has very helpful and pleasant staff. Book this early as it is booked up quick. Great spot, will stay here again.



I didn't know what to expect with this hotel, I usually stick strictly to the big chain hotels when staying in London, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The hotel is very well located for Earl's Court tube station and a selection of shops and bars on the high street. I was in a single room and it was compact but beautifully clean and well equipped. The bathroom looked to be almost brand new, not sure if this was the case or if the cleaners are just excellent! Breakfast is served in the basement which is common in London hotels, it's Continental only but there was a good selection and a self service coffee machine, as I was travelling on business and needed to be up and out it was perfect for me. The staff I encountered were all very friendly and helpful too. I'll definitely be returning.



We were able to change room and stay (4 nights) which was way better than in some much more expensive London 4 star hotels. The hotel was clean, everything worked, fast WiFi and shower powerful. Breakfast even better than what one could expect for such a budget price (including organic fruit yoghurt). Unbeatable location just around the corner from Earl's Court tube station. Fast access to all interesting parts of London. Enough restaurants, pubs and M&S Simply Food and Pret a Manger a few steps away. Highly recommendable hotel!



My room was clean and tidy with a huge bed (very comfy). The staff were lovely even with my unavoidable late arrival, all very friendly and helpful, even helping to take my bags to my room. The service was impeccable. Will definitely be staying there again.



Hotel is in a quiet area, conveniently located close to Earls Court Station. Room was big and spacious. Breakfast was good. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Plenty of Pubs, Restaurants & Supermarkets close by.



We booked this hotel as part of a package via a rail break. I had read the reviews previously and felt comfortable with our choice, thinking, it's only a base to stay while seeing the big city. This hotel was fabulous. Everything about it is very good. The staff on reception could not have been kinder, particular Alfonso who went the extra mile to be so helpful. His career in hospitality, in any hotel is heading for the top in this difficult profession. Even the cleaners and breakfast staff could not do enough to make our stay more comfortable and should be praised for their hard work. The breakfast was refreshingly continental, plenty of it and held at a comfortable unhurried pace. The rooms were spotless and well serviced and we were warm and not bothered by any noise. If we chose to stay in this area again, we would gladly stay at the Continental. Thank you all of you, you are a brilliant team.


Yorkshire Dales

Excellent location, 3 mins walk from Earl's Court tube station. I stayed in a twin room which was spacious clean and very quiet. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. The continental breakfast was plentiful. All in all for what was classed as a budget hotel I would highly recommend this hotel. I would not hesitate to re-visit.



Hotel with good value for money and prime location. Rooms (and bathroom) quite spacious, clean and well maintained. Good breakfast offer (Jogurt, cereals, fresh fruit) and friendly staff. Perfect for a city trip with family or friends.



Stayed here after spending a long day at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre. Very smooth check in, lovely clean quite room that looked like it had just been decorated . Near to Earl's Court Station making travelling around London the next day very easy. Would defiantly recommend and look forward to returning soon.

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