Saturday June 6, 2020

Kensington Hotel: Always in fashion

The Kensington Hotel is Ruth O’Connor’s favourite place to stay in London, especially for a weekend of culture and haute couture

9th May, 2015
Kensington Cocktail Bar

Where better to base oneself for business or a spot of museum hopping than London’s Kensington Hotel? The W Hotel Barcelona might be a great base for a party weekend (all glittering paillettes and glass box lavs), but would it really suit for that truly modish of new old-fashioned pursuits, afternoon tea?

With close-by South Kensington station on the Piccadilly Line from Heathrow, it has to be the Kensington. Visiting families are off...

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