London is a city best explored on foot, making the bright and breezy Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington a top choice for convenience hunters. Just 10 minutes walk from Earl’s Court station, it's a stay that puts guests right in the centre of the city’s charming west. Read on for the full review.
The fully-equipped kitchenettes and spacious bathrooms are a godsend for families; there’s also the 24-hour “grab and go” on-site market, great for late-night bites or a quick snack before you head out for another wander around town.
Where is Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington?
You’ll find it on Warwick Road, in the west of Kensington. It’s about 25 minutes drive from Heathrow Airport and just 15 minutes by foot to Earl’s Court tube station, where greater London is easily accessible.
What’s near Residence Inn by Marriott London Kensington?
The Design Museum, an architecturally mesmerising building that houses all manner of contemporary design pieces, is on Kensington High Street, about 10 minutes away by foot. The grand Kensington Palace, adjacent to Hyde Park, is around 15 minutes further walk from here. Need a spot for a lunch stop? The quaint Holland Park, a soothing space of almost 23 hectares of gardens, is also just 15 minutes stroll away.
Most suites house beds and kitchenettes in the same open plan configuration, with the exception of one and two bedroom suites. All rooms have small dining spaces and kitchenettes that include a stove, oven and microwaves and include free high-speed internet.
Restaurants and bars
@The Bar, a light-drenched space on the lobby level, serves drinks and snacks. Buffet breakfasts are available until 10.30am and the Grab ‘n’ Go market, also located in the lobby, is open 24/7.
Travel for work
Both rooms and public spaces have high-speed internet for guest use, and all rooms have moveable desks.
The generous on-site gym is open 24/7, seven days a week. It’s fully equipped with everything from yoga mats to free weights and gym balls. Ask staff to talk you through RI Runs, a search engine that delivers the best jogging routes through the city.
What you need to know
Wi-fi is available on-site but only for a fee (£10 for 24 hours) so factor that into your budget.
Best for: Families and those who need those little extras
Design: Bright and pared back
Number of rooms: 315
Rates: From £293
Wi-fi: For a fee
Parking: Off-site parking £20 hourly or £40 daily
Address: 181-183 Warwick Rd, London
Telephone: +44 20 3146 7980
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*30% less points relates to the price compared to the value of a point prior to February 2022.