Mercure London Kensington Hotel

1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ  show map
 4 stars
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Mercure London Kensington Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Breakfast room

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Internet television

Overview

The 4-star Mercure London Kensington Hotel offers luxurious rooms in Hammersmith and Fulham district of London. Occupying a 6-story imperial building, the hotel was remodeled in 2011.

The property is about 400 meters away from Victoria and Albert Museum, Earls Court Exhibition Center and Tardis Police Box. Nestled in the exclusive district and 5 km from the city center.

The comfortable hotel offers easy access to exhibition centers and banks.

Guests can reach Mercure London Kensington Hotel by car from London City airport in 20 minutes.

Rooms

There are 82 guestrooms featuring Superior One-Bedroom Single Room, Executive Deluxe Double Room and Privilege Single Room equipped with climate control, a minibar, free Wi-Fi, a private safe and LCD TV. The rooms feature own bathrooms as well as an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

There is a lounge for guests to enjoy their meal. The primary restaurant offers fine international cuisine. Guests can savor soft drinks, tea and refreshments in the sports bar. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, The Kings Head and Evoluzione Restaurant are about 100 meters from the property.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage, free parking and a designated area for smoking along with computers, conference equipment and secretarial services to respond to the needs of all guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   82.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

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City Center
  • London
    4.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    2.6 km
Underground stations
  • Gloucester Road
    600 m
  • Earl's Court
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
    50 m
  • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    70 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    82

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Rooms and availability

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Small Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 13 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Single room

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    Basic Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 17 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Standard|Basic Double Room

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      Privilege Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 17 m²
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Single room

      Room facilities
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        Standard Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 20 m²
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Standard|Classic Double Bed

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          Superior Twin Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
          Size: 10 m²
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Superior|1 Bedroom Superior

          Room facilities
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            Comfort Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 17 m²
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            • Air conditioning
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            Standard|Small Double Room, Comfort Room, 1 Double Bed

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              Executive Double Room
              Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 20 m²
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              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Mercure London Kensington Hotel London location
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                Hotel Address:

                1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

                Get directions
                City Center
                • London
                  4.5 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Paddington Station
                  2.6 km
                Underground stations
                • Gloucester Road
                  600 m
                • Earl's Court
                  400 m
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                  50 m
                • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                  70 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  82

                Hotel Awards

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                Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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                Mercure London Kensington Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Hop on Hop off Plus - 100 m
                • Hackelbury Fine Art - 400 m
                • Envie D'Art - 600 m

                Places of interest

                • Saint Stephens Church - 400 m
                • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 800 m
                • The Harrington Club - 800 m
                • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 800 m
                • Ismaili Centre - 800 m
                • Holy Trinity Church - 900 m

                Convention centers

                Shopping areas

                Amusement

                • Cinema Lumiere - 900 m

                Museums

                • Opera Holland Park - 700 m
                • The Dana Centre - 800 m
                • Baden-Powell House Museum - 800 m
                • Natural History Museum - 900 m

                Galleries

                • R B S Gallery - 800 m

                Underground stations

                • Earl's Court - 300 m
                • Gloucester Road - 500 m
                • High Street Kensington - 600 m

                Local attractions

                • Chelsea - 1.7 km
                  LondonEngland
                • Harrods - 1.9 km
                  87-135 Brompton Road, London
                • Kensington Gardens - 2.1 km
                  The Magazine Storeyard, London
                • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.7 km
                  Hyde Park, London
                • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.9 km
                  Harrods, Knightsbridge, London

                Near the hotel

                • Tardis Police Box - 370 m
                  236 Earls Court Road, London
                • Natural History Museum - 990 m
                  Cromwell Road, London
                • Victoria and Albert Museum - 1.3 km
                  Cromwell Road, London
                • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 1.1 km
                  Prince Consort Road, London
                • Baden-Powell House - 780 m
                  65-67 Queens Gate, London
                • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery - 960 m
                  12 Holland Park Road, London
                • Kensington Palace - 1.1 km
                  The Broad Walk, London

                Restaurants nearby

                • Evoluzione Restaurant - 50 m

                  Address: 160 Cromwell Road
                  Phone: +44 0207 442 4242

                  78% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy

                • The Little French Restaurant - 240 m

                  Address: 18 Hogarth Place
                  Phone: +44 (0)20 7370 0366/7244 6082

                  74% likes this, based on 244 reviews
                  Cuisine: French
                  Price Range: GBP 33 - GBP 37

                • Chez Patrick - 260 m

                  Address: 7 Stratford Road
                  Phone: +44 (0)20 7937 6388

                  82% likes this, based on 275 reviews
                  Cuisine: French
                  Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 31

                • The Atrium Restaurant - 70 m

                  Address: 147c Cromwell Road
                  Phone: 44-0207-3416205

                  65% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                  Cuisine: American

                • Courtfield - 210 m

                  Address: 187 Earls Court Road
                  Phone: +44(0)20 73702626

                  51% likes this, based on 120 reviews

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  82

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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                Mercure London Kensington Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure London Kensington

                Average guest rating

                7.2out of 10
                Very good
                Based on 966 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Older travelers
                  6.2

                  location was good, two tube stns close,very polite staff, breakfast excellent

                  room too small,,like a cupboard,,bed too small one side up against the wall and a small double, sealed windows so no fresh air

                • Family with children
                  8.8

                  Went to Science museum with my son

                  value for money

                • Couple
                  3.2

                  very very small rooms, poor services as compared with 4 star hotel, not even one of the staff offered my assistance to take my 5 luggages to the room! no fridge in the room and the hotel does not even offer the bottles of water within the rooms! it can't be compared with any 4 star hotel. the breakfast menu is almost empty! Only few cereals, eggs and not even fresh juice.

                • Family with children
                  10.0

                  It was just great to have 2 connecting rooms since we were with our children. Breakfast was also excellent and staff friendly.

                • Family with children
                  5.4

                  Proximity to underground and fairly good area

                  the rooms were so tiny my son had to sleep on the floor, not enough room for clothes. The breakfast menu is just the same everyday

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  Location of hotel and breakfast

                  Bathroom was dirty, and during our staying no one clean it. Hotel reserve money from our account before. Hotel has reserved the money in our account before the agreed time and money we have not been available in the next 10 days. Nowhere is it said on the website Booked.net that this is one of the conditions of the hotel

                • Family with children
                  8.2

                  The hotel had a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere. The room and facilities were compact,modern and comfortable and consistent with the expectation as of a value for money city hotel.

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  The hotel was in a good location, the breakfast was very good.

                  The bed was a little small for a double and also quite uncomfortable.

                • Group of friends
                  7.4

                  Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                  I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

                • Group of friends
                  7.4

                  Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                  I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  We especially liked the availability of complimentary toothbrush and tooth paste packs. I more often than not forget my toothbrush so it was great that someone had thought of this. Plus I liked the friendly staff at reception.

                  If you like a cooked breakfast it was not the best. They used the format that Hilton hotels use. Say no more. OJ and coffee was nice though.

                • Couple
                  3.8

                  Only the breakfast and the air-con especially with this summer of this year and nothing more than this

                  Many things you’ll not like it about this hotel, number 1 the room size!! Which really unbelievable size, its really really very small. Old furniture, uncomfortable bed and small so much not enough for one person either. Old TV and non free channels, very expansive internet fee, during check in one Asian person who is in reception he was processing the check in and during that time he was talking which someone in phone with no any respect to the guest, and he was talking in phone in all the time even in next days. Water leak happened in my room in the air-con which makes you awake all the night. And about the location!! From all the comments I read I don’t believe that, the tube it’s not really close its 15 min walking.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  Convenient location for us. Our room was comfortable and we liked the offer of complimentary soft drinks which were replenished in the mini bar every day. All the staff we met were very pleasant and helpful.

                • Group of friends
                  6.2

                  The location were perfect for our trip as we were attending a concert at Royal Albert Hall. We walked to Harrods and also visited Kensington Palace. The price was very reasonable

                  The public areas have been recently decorated and are modern and clean. The room we had was a little"worn". Although the furniture was modern suggesting recent decoration , the room looked tired. There was a large stain on the carpet outside the bathroom which didn't look as if anyone had even attempted to remove it.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  the hotel was conviniently located for central London and tourist sights

                  The room was too small, even though it had been advertised as a small double, and the paper thin walls meant you could hear the conversations in the ajoining rooms even at normal conversation level, had to buy ear plugs.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Mercure London Kensington Hotel London location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

                Get directions
                City Center
                • London
                  4.5 km
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Paddington Station
                  2.6 km
                Underground stations
                • Gloucester Road
                  600 m
                • Earl's Court
                  400 m
                • Bus stop
                  100 m
                Restaurants
                • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                  50 m
                • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                  70 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  11 am
                • Year renovated:
                  2011
                • Number of floors:
                  6
                • Number of rooms:
                  82

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

                Use Badge