The Bailey's Hotel London Kensington

140 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4QH GB
View map Reservations: +44 808 164 1057
4.0 Star property Near Royal Albert Hall
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07/06/2022 - 07/07/2022
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Rated 82/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

97/100
831 reviews

Great location. Close to public transport and the train. Centrally located, near restaurants, bars, and shopping. Good car access, but so-so parking.

Service

77/100
838 reviews

Adequately professional and very friendly service with good reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views. Room service could have been improved. Great concierge service. Booking process is sufficient.

Room

64/100
919 reviews

Beds, room size and cleanliness are alright, but minibars are less highly rated. Poorly maintained rooms with subpar televisions, air conditioning, and views. Small but relatively clean bathrooms. Shower was ok.

WiFi

63/100
7 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

60/100
341 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Breakfast

56/100
283 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Value

53/100
136 reviews

Fairly good value for money. High priced breakfast.

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from families.

Train station is close.

Location

97/100
239 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Close to public transport and the train. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby.

Service

76/100
225 reviews

Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service. General service, restaurant service and reception are decent. Room service could have been improved. Bar service is acceptable.

Breakfast

66/100
74 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Room

58/100
234 reviews

Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard. Small but relatively clean bathrooms. Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms. No views, poor A/C, TV's and furniture.

Cleanliness

54/100
82 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Value

45/100
33 reviews

Value for money could be better. High priced breakfast.

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good accessibility by car. Great concierge service.

Location

96/100
230 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great. Average parking.

Amenities

80/100
71 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Service

75/100
192 reviews

Adequately professional and very friendly service with good reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Room service could have been improved. Great concierge service.

Room

63/100
256 reviews

Room relatively tidy with acceptable beds but minibar and A/C not great. Guests complain about maintenance, furnishing, TV's, and views. Bathrooms clean enough and adequately sized.

Cleanliness

61/100
95 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Value

51/100
32 reviews

Fairly good value for money. High priced breakfast.

Breakfast

49/100
81 reviews

Some complaints about quality and price of breakfast.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Pleasant entrance area. Great shopping.

Location

99/100
68 reviews

Great location near shopping and public transport.

Service

77/100
60 reviews

Friendly and professional service, with great reception but subpar housekeeping.

Breakfast

55/100
23 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Cleanliness

54/100
24 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Room

51/100
86 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Rooms needing maintenance, with bad bathrooms and A/C.

Value

50/100
10 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

Comfort

46/100
44 reviews

Uncomfortable, with guests complaining about noise and the A/C. Average-sized rooms with alright beds.

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Beautiful architecture. Stylish hotel.

Location

98/100
38 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Service

78/100
29 reviews

Great service, especially at reception.

Cleanliness

62/100
20 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

60/100
39 reviews

Rooms are okay but insufficiently maintained.

Breakfast

56/100
8 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
18 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Service

81/100
15 reviews

Friendly service.

Breakfast

55/100
10 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Comfort

54/100
15 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds.

Room

54/100
25 reviews

Decent bathrooms and beds in average sized rooms. Rooms need regular maintenance.

Cleanliness

53/100
8 reviews

Quite clean.

Rated 74/100 based on reviews from families.

Friendly service. Fantastic service.

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

Service

80/100
5 reviews

Fantastic service.

Breakfast

56/100
5 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Cleanliness

53/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

Comfort

50/100
6 reviews

More comfort would be nice.

Room

47/100
8 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from couples.

Great location. Fantastic service.

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

Comfort

58/100
5 reviews

Comfortable.

Room

57/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

97/100
740 reviews

Great location. Close to public transport and the train. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Good car access, but so-so parking.

Service

75/100
763 reviews

Adequately professional and very friendly service with good reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views. Room service could have been improved. Great concierge service. Booking process is sufficient.

Room

66/100
824 reviews

Acceptably clean rooms, but needing maintenance with bad furniture. Poor views, and A/C, TV and minibar are lacking. Shower was ok. Small but relatively clean bathrooms.

WiFi

63/100
7 reviews

Regular internet service. Wifi quality could be improved.

Cleanliness

62/100
317 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Breakfast

57/100
243 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from couples.

Good accessibility by car. Great concierge service.

Location

96/100
213 reviews

Good location, close to public transport. Great sightseeing, restaurants and shopping nearby. Average parking.

Amenities

81/100
68 reviews

Great hotel buildings and entrance area. Beautiful architecture.

Service

75/100
180 reviews

Adequately professional and very friendly service with good reception. Housekeeping and management are lacking. Room service could have been improved. Great concierge service.

Room

63/100
233 reviews

Room relatively tidy with acceptable beds but minibar and A/C not great. Guests complain about maintenance, furnishing, TV's, and views. Small but relatively clean bathrooms.

Cleanliness

61/100
90 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Breakfast

54/100
71 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Value

51/100
30 reviews

Fairly good value for money. High priced breakfast.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from families.

Train station is close. Wonderful sightseeing.

Location

96/100
204 reviews

Great location with good parking availability. Close to public transport and the train. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby.

Service

72/100
196 reviews

Management seems lacking, with badly rated housekeeping, but friendly service. General service, restaurant service and reception are decent. Room service could have been improved. Bar service is acceptable.

Breakfast

63/100
60 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

Room

62/100
199 reviews

Fine room size and cleanliness. Bathrooms are not great, but moderately clean. Badly maintained rooms with subpar minibars and TVs. Outdated rooms with no views, poor A/C and furniture.

Cleanliness

56/100
73 reviews

Decently clean rooms and bathrooms.

Value

48/100
29 reviews

Value for money could be better. High priced breakfast.

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Pleasant entrance area. Great shopping.

Location

99/100
52 reviews

Great location near shopping and public transport.

Service

77/100
49 reviews

Service is professional and friendly.

Cleanliness

55/100
21 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Room

54/100
71 reviews

Okay bathrooms and beds in decently clean rooms. Reasonable rooms, however slightly degraded with poor air conditioning.

Breakfast

53/100
18 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Value

49/100
8 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Stylish hotel. Nice building.

Location

98/100
31 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Service

77/100
24 reviews

Great service, especially at reception.

Cleanliness

63/100
17 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

61/100
34 reviews

Rooms are okay but insufficiently maintained.

Breakfast

57/100
5 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

97/100
21 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Service

77/100
18 reviews

Friendly service.

Vibe

76/100
10 reviews

Awesome vibe.

Cleanliness

55/100
6 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

Room

50/100
18 reviews

Poorly-maintained, but clean enough rooms, and okay beds.

Breakfast

50/100
10 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from families.

Great location. Friendly service.

Location

98/100
10 reviews

Good location, close to public transport.

Service

78/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

53/100
8 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
16 reviews

Great location.

Service

82/100
13 reviews

Friendly service.

Breakfast

63/100
8 reviews

Breakfast is average.

Room

59/100
17 reviews

Room is all right.

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

Fantastic service. Great location.

Location

98/100
7 reviews

Great location.

Room

50/100
6 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Rated 62/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Location

98/100
9 reviews

Great location.

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Gloucester Road. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Service

76/100
7 reviews

Fantastic service.

Room

54/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

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Property description

With a stay at The Bailey's Hotel London Kensington, you'll be centrally located in London, steps from Cromwell Road and 15 minutes by foot from Royal Albert Hall. This 4-star hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Natural History Museum and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Imperial College London.

Enjoy Asian cuisine at Bugis Street Brasserie, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. English breakfasts are available daily from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Stay in one of 212 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cromwell Road - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Natural History Museum - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Imperial College London - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Victoria and Albert Museum - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Science Museum - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Kensington Gardens - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Kensington High Street - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Royal Albert Hall - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Hyde Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Kensington Palace - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Harrods - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Sloane Square - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Stamford Bridge Stadium - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Hyde Park Corner - 2.5 km / 1.6 mi
Piccadilly - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 22.8 km / 14.2 mi
London City Airport (LCY) - 18.7 km / 11.6 mi
Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 90.5 km / 56.3 mi
Luton Airport (LTN) - 56 km / 34.8 mi

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Amenities / Features

  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Express check-in
  • Meeting rooms
  • Free wired internet
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Living plant wall
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Sign language-capable staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 1876
  • Total number of rooms - 212
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Multilingual staff
  • Business center
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Handrails in hallways
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Conference space
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour business center

Airport & shuttle information

You will be amazed at how conveniently located The Bailey's Hotel is. Standing directly in front of the property you can find The Gloucester Road underground station. With direct access to the Picadilly, Circle and Distric lines, you can easily get to London's most important airports in less than an hour. Hop on the Picadilly Line to get to Heathrow airport in merely 45 minutes, the Circle Line to get to Paddington Station where you can catch the Gatwick Express, and either the Circle or District lines to get to Victoria Station, where you can take the Heathrow Express. If you are going to Stansted Airport, catch the Stansted Express from Liverpool Street Station by taking the Picaddily and Central lines.If you would prefer end your stay in the most comfortable way possible, our concierge team will gladly book a taxi or a private car to get you to your destination.

Is there an airport shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast information

Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at our restaurant in order to start the day right. We offer varied full English and continental breakfast options, from the quintessentially british beans, eggs & bacon to a delightful variety of cold meats and cheese, pastries, cereal, nuts, yogurts and fresh fruit. Indulge in our selection of coffees, hot chocolate, teas and juices. If you feel like having something a little extra, take a look at our A la carte menu. We also have vegan options available upon previous request.Breakfast is served from 6:30 to 10:30 am during weekdays and from 7 to 11 am during the weekends. If for whatever reason you must rush before breakfast starts, let us know in advance and we will gladly have a boxed breakfast prepared for you.

Pet friendly?

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

No pets allowed

Parking information

Parking is available at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, located next door.

Internet/Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is free of charge in all of our rooms and public areas.

Misc. fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 17.50 for adults and GBP 8.75 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 60 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 50 per day
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 25 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 36.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 50 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK) and We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium).

Cleaning policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Cashless transactions are available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines We Clean. We Care. We Welcome. (Millennium)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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