5 Best Vrbo Accommodations In And Around South Kensington, London, UK - Updated 2024

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One of the most affluent districts of London, the neighborhood of South Kensington figures on the bucket list of several travelers. When you think of Kensington, you think of a commercial street with high-end brands and the famous Royal Park. The commercial heart of Kensington is High Street. It is crowded with boutiques ready to fulfill all your shopping dreams. This busy and noteworthy district has become one of the most sought-after places in London where you would want to stay to experience the high-class lifestyle yourself. As such you will find a great deal of Vrbo accommodations in and around Kensington. Read on to find out about the best Vrbo accommodations in and around South Kensington, London, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. Spacious home with a private patio

This house for rent in South Kensington, London, features a private patio where you can enjoy the flowers or relax and enjoy the balmy air at night. The property is ideally located, within walking distance of many of the things London is famous for such as the Exhibition Road with museums such as the Science Museum and Albert and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The rest of London is also easily accessible with South Kensington Underground Station a three-minute walk away. After a full day of walking and exploring, soothe your muscles by soaking in the hot tub.

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London, England, United Kingdom
guest house 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

2. Elegant flat beside South Kensington Station (from USD 416)

If you’re looking for a rental in an ideal location, this two-bedroom accommodation in South Kensington, London, is perfect. Located at Cromwell Place in a classic white Victorian building, you’ll find yourself in between the Museum of Natural History and South Kensington Station. You can do your shopping at Harrods or have a quiet and peaceful time at Hyde Park. After exploring, retreat to your accommodation and wind down with a movie on the flat-screen TV. If you like home-cooked meals, the fully equipped kitchen will come in handy.

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London, England, United Kingdom
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Two-bedroom luxury home (from USD 356)

Right in the heart of Kensington is this marvelous luxury Vrbo in South Kensington, London. This luxury apartment is bright, airy, and spacious. There are two comfy bedrooms with double beds furnished with modern decor and each room has an en-suite bathroom. You can prepare your own meals in the full kitchen equipped with essential supplies, a microwave, a sink, a coffee maker, a stove, a chimney hob, cutlery, and dishes. Guests can dine comfortably in the dining area. In addition, the home also features a contemporary living room with sofas, a flat-screen TV, and a spacious balcony from where you can enjoy the view.

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London, GB
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Budget-friendly studio (from USD 136)

This cheap vacation home in South Kensington, London, is located near Onslow Gardens and is ideal for couples and solo travelers. The lovely home is decorated with floor to ceiling windows for sunlight and amazing views of the neighbourhood and lies in a prime location. The bedroom is equipped with two double beds, a flat-screen TV, a bathroom with a shower, and a seating area for visitors. The studio also features a dining area and a kitchenette with amenities like a chimney, a stove, an oven, a microwave, and more.

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60 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The changing room between the main room and bathroom adds useful space Because of the size of the main room
it feels like a separate kitchen bedroom and living room
Plenty of towels bedding kitchen and bathroom supplies
The kitchen was equipped with all of the amenities in a small but adequate space
The one downside is quite literally that: the room is below street level
The apartment is below ground level with very nice access lovely large windows facing west was very clean and very quiet
But the best part are the owners Holly and her husband
The hosts are friendly helpful and gracious
They were wonderful hosts and very helpful in answering any questions we had about touring in London
Warm welcoming hosts who know London well
and she was so nice and helpful to them
the owner made it so easy
The neighborhood felt very safe too
There's a grocery half a block away many restaurants
Perfect location close to tube restaurants and V&A Access to beautiful private garden
The flat is in a perfect location- just a couple blocks walk from two main Underground stations and on main bus routes Very easy to get to from Heathrow airport on the Piccadilly line
The main museums are all within a five to 10minute walk away
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5. Victorian-style house with wooden interiors (from USD 225)

Stay in this Victorian-style one-bedroom apartment near the famous Gledhow Gardens in the heart of Kensington, surrounded by greenery. The house is decorated with modern decor and amenities and features a gazebo-style living room with a TV and a dining table. You can cook your meals in the fully equipped kitchen if you don’t wish to eat out. The house offers a large bedroom with a double bed, a bathroom with a shower and a fantastic garden and lawn, which surrounds the home.

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34 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living/dining room was large and easy to relax in
The bed was very comfortable
the bath was modern with a great shower
: the photos and description are very accurate
It is full if light comfortable and elegant It is well equipped
It was clean and the owners were very helpful
The apartment well appointed clean and perfectly located
My husband and I were delighted with our accommodations at this lovely South Kensington flat
She gave us detailed instructions before we left the US and made sure that we could contact her from Heathrow to arrange our early arrival at her apartment
she was very accommodating with our travel arrangements
She also left us with croissants and cranberry juice (my wife's request)
She was there to meet us at the apartment and made sure that we understood how everything worked
Ana met us to welcome us to the flat
The location was amazing easy walk to V&A Science and Natural History Museums Very convenient for Gloucester Rd Tube which has the Piccadilly line ( goes to Heathrow) and the District and Circle...
restaurants and museums all within easy walking distance
it is within seconds of a strip of upscale chic restaurants and pubs
A very green area of London South Kensington is beautiful in spring and summer
It is near a tube station and easy to reach
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Lavish accommodation in Kensington

Out of the wide range of vacation rentals in Kensington, we have highlighted only a few. There are several other lavish homestays that will change the way you look at holiday living. Depending on your space requirement and budget, and whether you are traveling as a family, with friends, or solo, you can choose from a wide variety ranging from affordable Vrbo and Airbnb vacation rentals to more luxe hotel accommodations. If you liked any of them please let us know by dropping a line below.

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