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Top 12 Airbnbs In Kensington, London - Updated 2019

Top 12 Airbnbs In Kensington, London - Updated 2019
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As a famous district within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in West London, Kensington is the home of some of the best museums in London. Kensington Palace, which forever will be associated with the home of its most iconic resident, the late Princess Diana, is one of the highlights of visiting Kensington.

Explore the palace, the gardens, shop at Portobello Road Market or enjoy a concert at the Royal Albert Hall, there are plenty of things to do when visiting this elegant and beautiful part of London. If Kensington is on your next holiday list, here are the 12 best Airbnbs, for your perfect holiday stay.

1. Family friendly 4-star Kensington apartment - Sleeps 5-6 (from USD 324)

This self-contained apartment is suitable for families with children because it can accommodate up to six people. It has a double bedroom, a twin single, and a bunk bedroom. The apartment is located on the top floor and there is no lift. And even though it’s family friendly, it doesn’t accept reservations with babies, toddlers, or pets. So please take note when you’re thinking of booking this accommodation.

Within a 5 minute walk, you will reach the bus line, and it’s only a 15-minute walk to a tube station. The accommodation is also located next to the Kensington Olympia overground station. Although it’s not far from the busy road, the accommodation is located on a quiet street. You will enjoy a comfortable stay in this apartment.

4 nights only still available on Airbnb
London, United Kingdom
105 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Only one bathroom and shower.
The beds extremely comfortable.
WiFi & TV.
Cleanliness:
Beyond that, though, it was not as clean or nice as you would expect for what we paid.
The kitchen and linen were very clean.
The apartment was clean and tidy and presented as advertised.
Host:
I would highly recommend this place, and the host.
Thank you Martin
Thank you, Martin!
Location:
Really nice place
It was a great place to stay!
It is situated on a quiet street.
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2. Stunning two bedroom Kensington garden view apartment (from USD 343)

Live like a Londoner by staying at this accommodation overlooking Kensington Gardens. It accommodates up to five guests and has everything you need, from the contemporary spacious dining and living area to the open plan kitchen. It’s only a 10-minute walk to Warwick Road, the entrance of Earl’s Court Tube Station, so it’s easy to reach central London, anytime. Within a 12 to 15 minute walk, you will have plenty of restaurants to choose from, for dinner.

Or, maybe you are looking for an in-house dinner or have some late night cravings? Tesco supermarket is open 24 hours a day, except on Sundays, and it’s a walking distance from the apartment!

Modern Apartment in Earl's Court
London, England, United Kingdom
46 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The rooms and bed were a perfect size for us.
Two bathrooms/showers meant my husband and I had our own bathroom and the kids had their own.
Very comfortable bed, delicious shower, a place to come back and recommend!
Cleanliness:
Everything was clean and it worked.
Everything was clean and scented well.
the bathrooms were also clean.
Host:
Thank you Nick!
He answers every message very quickly.
Nick was the most friendly and welcoming host.
Location:
All in all, it was the perfect place for what we needed.
Great place to stay.
Quiet residential Neighborhood.
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3. Private floor in Kensington home (from USD 218)

If you are a first time visitor to London and want to stay in Kensington, this private floor in a Kensington home is your perfect accommodation. Margaret, the owner of the house, is always ready to help you with advice and suggestions on how to spend a great time in Kensington and in London, in general.

The house is located on the second floor of a Kensington townhouse. It accommodates up to four people and includes breakfast, but it’s not suitable for children under six years old. It doesn’t offer cooking facilities or use of the kitchen outside breakfast time. Even though the house is located in a beautiful and quiet area, the metro stations are nearby, and the Royal Albert Hall is a walking distance away. There are lots of pubs and cafes in the area and don’t forget to check out Locanda Ottoemezzo, to try their delicious Italian food.

Private floor in Kensington home
London, United Kingdom
28 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The rooms were organized with very comfortable beds.
Fans are also provided in the room
We enjoyed our stay in her rooms very much.
Cleanliness:
The rooms are very clean.
The house was very clean.
The rooms offered were bright and clean.
Host:
Thank you very much Margaret.
Margaret made us feel welcomed.
The host was wonderful to chat with and shared local secrets to enhance our experience of Kensington and Chelsea.
Location:
The location is what we were looking for.
Very nice neighborhood!
The location was safe and quiet.
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4. Cosy, one bedroom apartment in the heart of Kensington (from USD 168)

This lovely, one bedroom apartment is located near the picturesque and bustling Kensington High Street. It accommodates up to four guests and it’s also walking distance to the famous Kensington Gardens. Public transportation is available within walking distance.

Please note that the apartment is on the second floor and only has stairs.

Cosy 1 bed apt in the heart of Kensington {FM2}
London, England, United Kingdom
18 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is comfortable.
The bed's were not overly comfortable, especially the pull-out sofa, but they rarely are.
It is cozy once the sofa bed is out, but we didn't come to London to hang out in the apartment.
Cleanliness:
Nice clean apartment with plenty room for 2.
But not cheap.
Despite the cleaning done prior to our stay, the carpets still had stains and looked lived in.
Host:
For sure I will come back :)
It was fine for a few nights.
Check in and check out was really easy.
Location:
When I will return to London this is the place I will stay at.
Quiet pretty neighborhood.
The location is hard to beat.
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5. Spacious, modern basement flat (from USD 119)

This spacious studio apartment is located in the basement of a beautiful Victorian house with its own private entrance. It is comfortable with your own privacy. It comes with a patio, as well as tea and coffee facilities. It doesn’t have a kitchen, but many restaurants and cafes are around this trendy neighborhood.

It’s walking distance to Portobello Road Market and Notting Hill Gate station. There is a foldable table tennis or ping-pong table in the apartment for fun games at night!

Spacious modern basement flat
London, United Kingdom
258 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Bed was also comfortable.
The table tennis table was great fun.
The table tennis table was mindfulness in the morning.
Cleanliness:
The apartement is very stylish and clean.
Very clean and spacious.
It was beautiful, comfortable, and sparkling clean.
Host:
Thank you Rossanna.
My wife loves it.
Will definitely recommend to others.
Location:
We really enjoyed our stay at Rossanas place.
Location is extremely convenient.
Great place to stay.
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6. West Kensington - Entire flat - Sleeps up to four (from USD 116)

If you plan to attend an exhibition at Kensington Olympia, this West Kensington Flat is your place to stay. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and only walking distance to Kensington Olympia and Earl’s Court. It has three beds and can accommodate up to four guests. There are plenty of options for dining and shopping in the area.

It’s only walking distance to entertainment venues, such as the Hammersmith Apollo and Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Or, finish the day by shopping at the huge Westfield Shopping Centre, right next to Shepherd’s Bush Empire. The accommodation is well located, near public transportation, including the tube station and frequent buses.

Whole Flat one minute from Kensington Olympia
London, United Kingdom
290 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
And, finally, very very comfortable bed.
The beds were so comfy and the duvet and pillows were so comforting.
The bed is comfortable, but the futon in the living room was a bit hard for me
Cleanliness:
Very clean and exactly as pictured.
Very clean with everything one needs.
Everything is very clean and we found everything we needed.
Host:
I would like to bring one-off slippers next time.
The host has very good responsibility.
Only thing that could have been better...if we could have stayed longer!
Location:
I would definitely stay again at the place.
This place is *amazing*.
Place is lovely-
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7. Sunny, spacious & stylish West Kensington flat (from USD 130)

It can be challenging to find the perfect accommodation when you’re traveling with toddlers. This sunny, spacious and stylish West Kensington flat will make your visit easier. The accommodation can accommodate up to four guests. You can request a toddler bed or a cot and a highchair in advance, to ensure your comfort during your stay.

It is only a three-minute walk to Barons Court, West Kensington’s tube station and it’s only a short walk to Olympia and Kensington High Street.

Sunny, Spacious & Stylish West Kensington Flat
London, United Kingdom
106 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is a one bedroom apartment with a very uncomfortable sofa bed in the lounge room.
We felt that the sofa bed in the living room would be better for little people than adults, but main bedroom spacious and with a great bed.
The main bed is very comfortable, the sofa bed isn't great but tolerable for the kids.
Cleanliness:
It is modern, clean and well equipped.
The apartment was clean and very nicely done throughout.
Clean and functional.
Host:
Welcoming hosts, I definitely recommend this airbnb.
We didn't really have any contact with our hosts but when we needed them they responded quickly.
Host got right back to me when I had any questions.
Location:
This place has it all!
We couldnt have asked for a better place to stay.
Great place to stay!
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8. Superb victorian accommodation in Kensington (from USD 142)

This superb Victorian style accommodation is located just 9 minutes walking distance from Barons Court. It accommodates up to four guests and it has adjustable temperature control, so you can sleep at your convenient temperature. The accommodation is in close proximity with supermarkets, small shops, as well as restaurants and pubs.

Enjoy some food and drinks in local English ambiance at the Colton Arms, during your stay in Kensington. You can arrange an early check in with the host if you let them know, in advance.

Superb victorian accomodation in Kensington
London, United Kingdom
178 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The sofa bed needs to be updated.
Three of us stayed so it was helpful the sofa bed was set up ready when we arrived.
Cosy flat with very comfortable bed and good shower.
Cleanliness:
The apartment itself was very clean and has everything you could possibly need.
It's kept very clean, and is beautifully furnished.
The flat was clean and tidy.
Host:
We couldn't fault it and Mario was a great host!
I think that is only for two people.
, we hope to return again next time we visit London!!
Location:
The place fit the description well.
If you are looking for a nice place to stay this is the place for you.
Nice place, just what we needed.
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9. One bedroom serviced flat near Hyde Park (from USD 130)

Enjoying very strong word of mouth from past guests, this one bedroom serviced flat is well placed within Kensington for all manner of attractions - from the famous leafy confines of Hyde Park to the area’s mix of top bars and restaurants. Those looking to indulge in a little retail therapy will also find fashionable shops within easy reach, while culture vultures will delight that the Royal Albert Hall and a number of museums are within walking distance. The flat itself, which would suit one or two people, comes with its own separate kitchen, should you prefer to cook for yourself instead of eating out. The large dining table and wi-fi internet will also be useful for those on business.

Outstanding location Kensington
London, United Kingdom
230 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The shower worked great.
The bed was comfortable.
but I could see 4-5 sleeping comfortably in there.
Cleanliness:
The apartmenIt is very well located, clean and rather big.
The flat was very clean.
But the lack of cleanliness would prevent us from ever staying again or recommending this apartment.
Host:
She is also very welcoming and explains the apartment when you arrive.
First of all Nava herself, she has been so welcoming.
Tim and Fiona
Location:
Location, location, location!
She also provided extras like some snacks and coffee which we really appreciated.
Her place was perfect for us.
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10. One bedroom executive flat for two to four people (from USD 194)

This light, airy and smartly furnished executive apartment will appeal to couples but is capable of sleeping up to four people if needed thanks to the addition of a sofa bed - making it an option for small families, under the host’s proviso that there are no children younger than 12. It is handily located for reaching Kensington High Street, the likes of the Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Gardens. There are also a number of public transport options nearby. The flat itself comes equipped with plenty of modern conveniences, including a full kitchen, satellite TV and wi-fi internet for work on the go. Guests even have access to a pre-loaded mobile phone, should your own provider not cover the vicinity. Guests loved the “big and clean” property, adding that it deserves its “five-star rating”.

For 3+ nights in 2019, contact host direct
London, United Kingdom
190 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is well equipped, the bed was comfy.
It was very comfortable - even the pull out bed was comfy.
Kitchen well equipped.
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and cared for.
It was clean and contained all the necessities.
It was very clean, bright, and well kept.
Host:
Thank you so much Martin.
Thank you Martin!
Thank you Martin for hosting and will definitely come back and stay with you again:)
Location:
Bus stops very nearby.
Walkable to buses and trains.
Very good place.
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11. Bright & spacious one bedroom flat in Kensington Olympia

If you like to explore cities by walking, this bright and spacious one bedroom flat in Kensington Olympia is your perfect accommodation. It’s very close to every top sightseeing destination in Kensington, such as the Olympia Exhibition Centre, Kensington High Street, and Hyde Park. And, it’s also walking distance to supermarkets and a pharmacy.

Its open-plan living room is perfect for relaxing after a long day exploring London. And its fully equipped kitchen is a perfect place to cook your dinner if you feel like staying in and resting.

Bright & spacious one bed flat in Kensington Olympia

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12. Village feel in the heart of Kensington for one person

This is the perfect accommodation for a solo traveler. It’s a private, double bedroom with a shared bathroom, located in a top floor flat, with a rooftop terrace and BBQ. It is close to shops, restaurants, and main attractions in Kensington. It’s only a short walk to Gloucester tube station.

Get some Londoner ambiance by enjoying a cup of tea with the hosts, Patricia and Hans, on the rooftop terrace. Interaction with the lovely owner is the best thing that Airbnb can offer to ensure your best holiday experience.

Village feel in the heart of Kensington for one person

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Kensington, London’s elegance

With its old world buildings and museums that blend with the cute cheese shops and bakeries, Kensington shares an elegant mix of cultural heritage with modern style. Tourists often miss out on Kensington when they are visiting London. So, make sure to include Kensington on your next holiday in London and experience the elegant part of this vibrant city!

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