Avni Kensington Hotel - London

40-44 Harrington Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4LT  show map
 3 stars
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Avni Kensington Hotel - London

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

The stylish Avni Kensington Hotel is ideally set minutes away from Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, The London Eye and Harrods. Residing in a 5-story building, the hotel was opened in 1950 and renovated in 2009.

The hotel’s ideal location offers quick access to a palace, a theater and a museum. Nestled in the exclusive district and 5 km from the city center.

West Brompton train station lies within a 5-minute walk. 20 minutes by car from London City airport.

Rooms

The hotel provides contemporary rooms including executive deluxe double room, executive double room and triple room. They are equipped with central heating, television, a personal safe, a personal computer and wireless internet. This rooms have carpet floor and light-colored furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the restaurant every morning. The small bar serves a selection of tea and coffee. A variety of dishes are served in Carluccio's and The Bombay Brasserie, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Avni Kensington Hotel offers a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier along with 24-hour room service, housekeeping and 24-hour security.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite 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 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

40-44 Harrington Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4LT

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City Center
  • London
    4.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    2.8 km
Underground stations
  • Earl's Court
    500 m
  • Gloucester Road
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
    160 m
  • Peridot
    140 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    83

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Superior Family Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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1 Double Bed, Superior Room, Family, Free High Speed Internet, Music Device, Non-Smoking

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    Standard Room
    Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
    Size: 14 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Our standard twin bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard, with cozy beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

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      King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
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      Suite-1 King Bed, Non-Smoking, Sitting Area

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        Standard Triple Room
        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
        Size: 19 m²
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        Standard|Triple Room (Without Breakfast)

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          Suite
          Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
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          These air-conditioned rooms feature an en suite shower room, a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Room suitable for one person only.

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            Standard Quadruple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
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              Standard Flat
              Bed type: 1 Single bed
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              This room comes with satellite TV, a desk and tea/coffee making facilities.

              Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Desk, Heating, Shower, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, Flat-screen TV

              Free WiFi is available in all rooms.

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                Family Single Room
                Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
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                Our family rooms with one double bed and one single bed are furnished to a high standard, with cozy beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

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                  Family Triple Room
                  Bed type: 3 Single beds
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                  Our family tripple bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard, with three single beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

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                    Superior Room
                    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds or Double bed
                    Size: 17 m²
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                    DOBLE (TWIN/MATRIMONIO) SUPERIOR. BED & BREAKFAST

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                      Superior King Room
                      Bed type: King-size bed
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                      Our superior king bedded rooms are furnished to a high standard, with cozy beds, free Internet, flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and complimentary toiletries as a minimum, we are sure you will want to stay!

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                        Superior Queen Room
                        Bed type: Queen-size bed
                        Size: 17 m²
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                          Superior Triple Room
                          Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                          Size: 30 m²
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                          Superior|Superior Triple - Breakfast included

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                            Superior Suite
                            Bed type: Double bed
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                            • Free Wi-Fi
                            • Air conditioning
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                            Spacious room with en suite bathroom, flat-screen satellite TV, free toiletries and complimentary tea/coffee making facilities.

                            Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Desk, Heating, Shower, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, Flat-screen TV

                            Free WiFi is available in all rooms.

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                              Deluxe Double Room
                              Bed type: Double bed
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                              1 Double Bed, Non-Smoking, Deluxe Quality Room

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                                Executive Double Room
                                Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
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                                Deluxe|Executive Double Room

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                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Avni Kensington Hotel - London London location
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                                  Hotel Address:

                                  40-44 Harrington Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4LT

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • London
                                    4.3 km
                                  Airports
                                  Train Stations
                                  • Paddington Station
                                    2.8 km
                                  Underground stations
                                  • Earl's Court
                                    500 m
                                  • Gloucester Road
                                    400 m
                                  • Bus stop
                                    400 m
                                  Restaurants
                                  • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
                                    160 m
                                  • Peridot
                                    140 m
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  11 am
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2009
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    83

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonAvni Kensington Hotel

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

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                                  What's nearby

                                  Tourist attractions

                                  • Hop on Hop off Plus - 200 m
                                  • Hackelbury Fine Art - 500 m
                                  • Envie D'Art - 600 m

                                  Places of interest

                                  • Saint Stephens Church - 200 m
                                  • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 400 m
                                  • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 500 m
                                  • The Harrington Club - 500 m
                                  • Ismaili Centre - 600 m

                                  Convention centers

                                  • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 600 m
                                  • Earls Court Exhibition Centre - 700 m

                                  Amusement

                                  • The Mediatheque - 600 m
                                  • Cinema Lumiere - 600 m
                                  • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 800 m

                                  Museums

                                  • The Dana Centre - 600 m
                                  • Baden-Powell House Museum - 700 m
                                  • Natural History Museum London - 700 m
                                  • Natural History Museum - 700 m
                                  • Friends Of The V & A - 800 m

                                  Galleries

                                  • R B S Gallery - 500 m

                                  Underground stations

                                  • Gloucester Road - 300 m
                                  • Earl's Court - 400 m

                                  Local attractions

                                  • Opera Holland Park - 1.5 km
                                    Holland Park, London
                                  • Hammersmith - 1.7 km
                                    The Mall, Hammersmith, London
                                  • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.8 km
                                    Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
                                  • Harrods - 1.8 km
                                    87-135 Brompton Road, London
                                  • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.7 km
                                    Hyde Park, London

                                  Near the hotel

                                  • Tardis Police Box - 450 m
                                    236 Earls Court Road, London
                                  • Natural History Museum - 780 m
                                    Cromwell Road, London
                                  • Science Museum - 1.0 km
                                    Exhibition Road, London
                                  • Brompton Oratory - 1.1 km
                                    Thurloe Place, London
                                  • Baden-Powell House - 590 m
                                    65-67 Queens Gate, London
                                  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 1.1 km
                                    Cromwell Road, London
                                  • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 1.0 km
                                    Prince Consort Road, London

                                  Restaurants nearby

                                  • The Bombay Brasserie - 160 m

                                    Address: Courtfield Close
                                    Phone: (020)-7370-4040

                                    65% likes this, based on 311 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Indian
                                    Price Range: CAD 33 - CAD 82

                                  • Hummingbird Bakery, The - 210 m

                                    Address: Old Brompton Road
                                    Phone: 020 7851 1795

                                    61% likes this, based on 161 reviews
                                    Cuisine: American

                                  • Consortia Restaurant - 200 m

                                    Address: Holiday Inn - London Kensington Forum

                                    53% likes this, based on 8 reviews
                                    Cuisine: European

                                  • Peridot - 140 m

                                    Address: The Bentley Kempinski Hotel
                                    Phone: +44 2072445555

                                    63% likes this, based on 35 reviews

                                  • Carluccio's - South Kensington - 210 m

                                    Address: One Old Brompton Road, South Kensington
                                    Phone: 0207 581 8101

                                    65% likes this, based on 156 reviews
                                    Cuisine: Italian
                                    Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 73

                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  11 am
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2009
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    83

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonAvni Kensington Hotel

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                                  Avni Kensington Hotel Reviews

                                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Avni Kensington Hotel

                                  Average guest rating

                                  7.2out of 10
                                  Very good
                                  Based on 783 reviews

                                  Guest reviews

                                  • Single
                                    8.2

                                    Convenient location, clean and quiet room

                                    The room was a bit cold and a bottle of water would have been nice

                                  • Couple
                                    8.8

                                    We were very pleased with our room and the bathrooms was very clean.

                                    The beds could be softer. But otherwise it was perfect.

                                  • Group of friends
                                    7.0

                                    The hotel was fresh and modern.

                                    The hotel seemed to be unfinished. The basic decoration seemed to e new and was of a good standard. However, it seemed unfinished as though they had run out of money to put telephones, pictures and decent bedding in the rooms. The bedding was seriously disappointing. It consisted of one beige woollen blanket tucked under the mattress with no valance beneath so the divan base was clearly visible. The bedding was what I would expect at a youth hostel.

                                  • Group of friends
                                    3.8

                                    I have travelled around the world and I was quite exited about this offer which appeared to be a good deal and turned out to be a complete disappointment. The wall was missing a large section of plaster and the towels reeked of sweat. The shower head was broken and the water sprayed out over the top of shower door when in use. The breakfast service was a complete shambles. I only spent one night out of the planned 3 and returned to my home town early.

                                  • Family with children
                                    6.6

                                    Clean, staff in reception were friendly and helpful, breakfast good choice, good location for city, luggage room to leave bags, good size room, beds comfortable, bathroom good size with good facilities, tv in room, nice decor.

                                    Room at front g8 - windows very draughty and let in freezing cold air, also allowed noise from road to be heard loudly. Windows need draught proofing so they don't move outwards and to stop the wind getting in. Will cut down noise and draught. We suggested this to the reception staff who noted it. They were very helpful and gave good local knowledge. Staff in breakfast room didn't appear to understand what we were saying, and were a little abrupt. Other than that, breakfast room was clean with good choice of food.

                                  • Single
                                    7.8

                                    Location location location!!!!!! The reception area was very trendy and staff were nice and helpful. Rooms were decorated nicely and had a nice flat screen. Price of the hotel was great and the free WIFI was useful.

                                    Rooms were really really small. When I got into the room I also managed to have a big stain on my carpet, kettle that didn't work and a lamp that didn't work. Walls could have done with a new lick of paint as there are certain areas that look scratch from luggage etc. Walls are quite thin so you can also hear ppl in rooms next to you, above you and below you. Feels a little bit like a posh student residence. Breakfast choice was really small. Either toast, cereal or fruit. Juices were not fresh!!!

                                  • Single
                                    7.0

                                    Very good location - just 5 mins walk from Glocester road subway station, 15 mins walk from Natural History and Victoria and Albert museums. Nice surroundings for a morning walk. The room is clean and looks renovated recently. I would recommrnd it with some reservations - for solo traveler and for short trips (1-2 days) it is a decent value for money, but not for families.

                                    The room was very small, barely 4 sq. meters (45 sq. feet). There was just space for a bed and a small desk with a chair. The bed was obviosly shorter than 1.90 m that does not make fantastic sleeping if you are 1.90 or taller.

                                  • Group of friends
                                    5.8

                                    Good location.

                                    The room was cold, with draughty windows. The tv did not work.

                                  • Single
                                    4.6

                                    The location of the hotel was the only positive issue about the hotel.

                                    The room size was very small, the window was the smallest window I have ever seen in my life. there was no air conditioning even a fan in the room. I asked for a change in my room and the reception didnot care about it. the breakfast was very poor. the reception did not have an adaptor for my plug and said you can buy one outside the hotel. Booked.net price was OK and I thought it was a chance but I do not recommend the hotel for Booked.net users.

                                  • Couple
                                    8.2

                                    Excellent location, good price

                                    The one front desk worker was very confusing and not at all helpful, but the girl who worked the front desk was excellent.

                                  • Single
                                    4.2

                                    The location

                                    Dirty carpet and bedspread. Old blanket and thin pillows on bed. Bad smell on entering the room. Small tv and large cracks in the wall. I had to cut my stay short as it was so uncomfortable.

                                  • Group of friends
                                    4.2

                                    The location was good.

                                    I am not one to complain however I feel that my experience at the avni was such a disappointment. From been attacked by a shower head that was selotaped on which fell onto my foot injuring me to very rude staff. There was only one pillow available in d room, so I asked the receptionist for another and he replied there was no other pillows available in the whole hotel!!!!! I then asked for a Remote control as there was none in d room the hotel response was "if there is none n d room u will have to do without" (actual quote). As a business this hotel really needs to invest in customer service courses for their staff. I would rate this hotel a two star.

                                  • Couple
                                    5.8

                                    Reasonable location in quiet area

                                  • Couple
                                    8.8

                                    Room was clean and tidy and big enough for a short city stay.

                                    There could have been more of a selection for breakfast.

                                  • Single
                                    10.0

                                    Really warm cosy room. Good internet connection. Friendly staff. Clean. Comfortable bed. Great location for Earl's Court and Olympia and yet in quiet side street. Local buildings have distinctive individual architectural points. Great pubs nearby and plenty of restaurants. I recommend the Hereford Arms in particular and had the Ribeye steak with Stilton twice. Good value.

                                    Basic breakfast but that was expected.

                                  How to reach hotel

                                  hotel Avni Kensington Hotel - London London location
                                  Show big map »

                                  Hotel Address:

                                  40-44 Harrington Gardens, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4LT

                                  Get directions
                                  City Center
                                  • London
                                    4.3 km
                                  Airports
                                  Train Stations
                                  • Paddington Station
                                    2.8 km
                                  Underground stations
                                  • Earl's Court
                                    500 m
                                  • Gloucester Road
                                    400 m
                                  • Bus stop
                                    400 m
                                  Restaurants
                                  • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
                                    160 m
                                  • Peridot
                                    140 m
                                  Hotel information
                                  • Check-in:
                                    from  2 pm
                                  • Check-out:
                                    until  11 am
                                  • Year renovated:
                                    2009
                                  • Number of floors:
                                    5
                                  • Number of rooms:
                                    83

                                  Hotel Awards

                                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonAvni Kensington Hotel

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

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