Kensington Gardens Hotel

GETTING HERE

Kensington Gardens Hotel is within easy walking distance from Queensway station (Central line) and Bayswater station (Circle and District lines). Once you exit the station at Bayswater, turn left and walk to the first set of traffic lights and turn left again. Phoenix hotel is the first hotel on the left hand side.

Please note that Kensington Gardens Hotel does not have car parking facilities.

The nearest public car park is: Q-Park Queensway

London Heathrow Airport

By train: The Heathrow Express train runs every 10 minutes between Paddington station and Heathrow Terminals 2, 3, 4 & 5 and is the quickest way to reach central London. Journey times are between 15 and 20 minutes! The hotel is located just 5 minutes’ drive from Paddington Station. Tickets can be bought online at https://www.heathrowexpress.com

By Car / Taxi: Travel time is between 30 – 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

London Heathrow Airport

Kensington Gardens Hotel

London Gatwick Airport

By train: The Gatwick Express train in non-stop between the airport and Victoria station; from there you can take the London Underground to Bayswater Underground station (Circle Line). We are located less than 5 minutes walk from Baywater station.

By Car / Tax: Travel time is between 50 minutes – 1 hour, depending on traffic.

London Gatwick Airport

Kensington Gardens Hotel

Public transport

The closest London Underground (Tube) Station is Bayswater, less than 5 minutes walk from the hotel. From here, you can take the District and Circle lines anywhere in London. We are also located 5 minutes from Queensway Station, which is on the Central line.

You can find a tube map by clicking here

You can plan your journey by using Plan my Journey on the London Underground website.

POPULAR ATTRACTIONS

Below are a number of popular tourist attractions in London, all of which are easily accessible from the Kensington Gardens Hotel using public transport, either from Bayswater of Queensway underground stations. Of course, there are plenty more tourist attractions which are not listed below. If you have any questions, our Reception team would be more than happy to help you.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park is the most famous and best loved park in London, with more than 4,000 trees, a lake, a meadow and rose gardens.

Guests can reach Hyde Park by foot as it is only 5 minutes away!

Portobello Road

World’s largest antiques market with over 1,000 dealers selling every kind of antique and collectible. Visitors flock from all over the world to discover one of London’s best loved landmarks which contains the most extensive selection of antiques in Britain.

Oxford Street

The most famous shopping street in London, it is the busiest shopping street in Europe with approximately 300 shops and around half a million visitors daily.

Guests can reach Oxford Street by taking the Central Line from Queensway to Oxford Circus. The journey time on the train is only 6 minutes!

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters for the Royal Family. Explore the magnificent State Rooms which are open to visitors for 10 weeks each summer and on selected dates during winter and spring.

Guests can reach Buckingham Palace by taking the train from Bayswater station to Victoria.

Museums

The most famous museums in London include the Natural History museum, the Science museum, the Victoria and Albert museum and the British Museum.

Guests can reach the Natural History museum, the Science museum and the Victoria and Albert museum by taking the Circle and District line from Bayswater to South Kensington.

Guests can reach the British Museum by taking the Central line from Queensway to Tottenham Court Road.

Tower of London

The most famous museums in London include the Natural History museum, the Science museum, the Victoria and Albert museum and the British Museum.

Guests can reach the Natural History museum, the Science museum and the Victoria and Albert museum by taking the Circle and District line from Bayswater to South Kensington.

Guests can reach the British Museum by taking the Central line from Queensway to Tottenham Court Road.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is one of London’s most vibrant spaces in the middle of the city, surrounded by museums, galleries, cultural spaces and historic buildings.

Guests can reach Trafalgar Square by taking the Circle and District line from Bayswater to Embankment.