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Bed and breakfast hotels in Kensington, London

Budget B&B hotels in Kensington

Natural History Museum is close to most Kensington B&B's
The Natural History Museum is close by to most Kensington B&Bs

What to expect from a bed and breakfast in Kensington?

Bed and Breakfast in Earl's Court Kensington has long been established as a benchmark for cheap budget hotel accommodation in London.

If you want cheap accommodation and are flying into London's Heathrow Airport, Earl's Court is the stand out place to look. The London Underground runs direct from Heathrow to Earl's Court every 5 minutes and its the cheapest transfer option by far.

Bed and Breakfast hotels in Earl's Court Kensington are usually small simple hotels, the cheapest will not have lifts and may have shared bathrooms.



Kensington location benefits

The Bed and Breakfast hotels in Kensington are typically 4, 5 or 6 storey Victorian terraced houses. Earl's Court and Kensington hotels in general get good reviews compared to other budget hotel districts in London, this could be down to the intense competition driving up standards.

Earl's Court is a very civilised place to stay if you are on a budget. All the Earl's Court Bed and Breakfasts are within a few minutes walk of Earl's Court Underground Station, a major underground hub. You'll be wherever you want to go in Central London within 30-min.

Earl's Court is a very safe place to stay. Streets are clean and the district is quite elegant for a budget accommodation district. Around Kensington Earl's Court Underground is a great range of pubs, restaurants and services geared to the budget traveller. Unusually for Central London you have two large, full size supermarkets, Tesco and Sainsbury’s open 24 hours. Most Central London hotel districts just have convenience sized small supermarkets.

Price guide for bed and breakfasts in Kensington

On average, budget bed & breakfasts range between £50-100 per night. The cheapest B&Bs can be basic but generally receive good reviews. They also offer great value when considering the location.

In terms of price the area has some of the cheapest accommodation in Central London. If you are flying into Heathrow and looking for cheap accommodation, start your search here. There is also a direct, cheap easyBus airport bus to Gatwick Airport that terminates outside the Ibis Kensington.

Are bed and breakfast hotels in Kensington the right option for you?

Why choose a bed & breakfast in Kensington?

Kensington is a great location with plenty of its own attractions as well as a simple and cheap transfer from Heathrow airport using the London Underground.

What are the alternatives to Kensington B&Bs?

We also recommend considering Paddington and Victoria as these are good alternatives to Kensington for cheap hotels and are major transport hubs in London.

We have selected a variety of bed and breakfast hotels in Kensington for you to choose from:

Sarah Hotel Sarah Hotel Kensington

Sarah Hotel Kensington

In a quiet one-way crescent with 2 tube stations at either end: West Brompton station (District Line) and Earl's Court station (District and Piccadilly lines). Earl's Court exhibition Centre is on your doorstep. Free Wi-Fi in entire hotel. Continental breakfast is included and served daily in the spacious dining room, including fresh coffee, fruit juices and cereals.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Breakfast included • Air-con • Single, double/twin, triple & quad rooms
Nearest tube: 2-min walk to Earl's Court

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Manor Hotel Manor Hotel Kensington

Manor Hotel Kensington

Set in a grand townhouse, the traditional bedrooms have a TV and telephone. Some rooms have an en-suite bathroom, and all offer plenty of storage space. Continental breakfast is included, served daily in the pleasant dining room. Close to Kensington High Street and its excellent shopping.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Parking • Family rooms • 24-hr front desk • TV • Breakfast is included
Nearest tube: 3-min walk to Earl's Court

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Westbury Hotel Westbury Hotel Kensington

Westbury Hotel Kensington

Traditional hotel offering continental breakfasts as part of the room rate, a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi access. Bright and airy bedrooms with private modern bathroom, hairdryer, TV, tea/coffee facilities and access to a personal safe.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Single, double/twin & triple rooms • 24-hr front desk • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 4-min walk to Earl's Court

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West Cromwell Hotel West Cromwell Hotel London

West Cromwell Hotel London

Small, family run hotel offering cosy bedrooms with private modern bathrooms and tea/coffee facilities. Rooms also feature a hairdryer, TV and telephone and there is a 24-hr front desk. Continental breakfast included in room rate. Just 1-min walk from full size Tesco supermarket and 15-min walk from South Kensington museums.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Family rooms • Parking • 24-hr front desk • Breakfast included • Tea/coffee facilities
Nearest tube: 5-min walk to Earl's Court

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Earl's Court Hotel Earl's Court Hotel Kensington

Earl's Court Hotel Kensington

Only a 1-min walk from Earl's Court Exhibition Centre and Tube Station, this hotel provides rooms with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. A simple continental breakfast is served each morning included in room rate and there are a number of restaurants in the immediate area. Guests can relax in the TV lounge, and there is a free left luggage service on offer.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Single, double/twin & triple rooms • 24-hr front desk • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 1-min walk to Earl's Court

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Paramount Hotel Paramount Hotel Kensington

Paramount Hotel Kensington

This hotel has its own private walled garden and is close to Earl's Court tube. Rooms feature flat-screen TV and ensuite shower rooms. Tea/coffee making facilities are available. The hotel can only be accessed by stairs and is close by to several restuarants and shops. South Kensington museums are a 15-min walk away.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Single, double/twin & triple rooms • 24-hr front desk • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 4-min walk to Earl's Court

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easyHotel South Kensington easyHotel South Kensington

easyHotel South Kensington

The stylish boutiques of Kensington are just a short walk away, as are the museums of South Kensington. Easy access to London Heathrow Airport. Rooms are priced by size, with or without window. Air-conditioned rooms with en-suite bathroom with shower. Paid for TV and Wi-Fi.

Facilities include • Wi-Fi (paid) • Double rooms • Air-con
Nearest tube: 3-min walk to Earl's Court

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Lord Kensington Hotel Lord Kensington Hotel London

Lord Kensington Hotel London

Situated in a quiet street just a 2-min walk from Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, this family-owned hotel offers 22 ensuite rooms with TV, hairdryer and telephone. Continental breakfast is incuded in the room rate. A 15-min walk will take you to the South Kensington museums and Knightsbridge is a 20-min walk away.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Family rooms • 24-hr front desk • Breakfast included • Tea/coffee facilities
Nearest tube: 2-min walk to Earl's Court

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Other main B&B hotel areas in London

Kings Cross / St Pancras B&Bs - Opposite Kings Cross and St Pancras Station is Argyle Square, around which are some of the best value Bed and Breakfast hotels in London.

Earls Court Kensington B&Bs - Budget hotel district catering for the budget traveller, particularly convenient for those flying into Heathrow Airport.

Bayswater B&Bs - Another budget hotel district on the north side of Hyde Park. Cheap during the week, room rates go up at weekends.

Victoria B&Bs - The most central B&B district for which you pay a small premium. Cheap airport buses direct to all 4 major London airports.

Paddington B&Bs - Neighbouring district to Bayswater with Sussex Gardens one B&B after another.


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