Hotels Near Kensington Palace, London
The Queens Park Hotel is less than a 10 minute walk from Kensington Palace and Gardens. Kensington Palace is located in Kensington Gardens to the west of Hyde Park and is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Kensington Palace is a royal palace in Kensington Gardens. It has been a royal residence since the 17th century. As mention above it is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge otherwise known as Will and Kate. Diana Princess of Wales had an apartment at the palace between 1981-1997. Some areas of Kensington Palace are open to the public including King's State Apartments, the Queen's State Apartments and the Gardens.
Visitors now can choose four different routes throughout the palace that offer exhibits incorporating cutting-edge digital presentations, interactive experiences. There are also audio sequences that bring to life the gatherings of gowns, antique furniture, and other memorabilia of notable residents of the palace including William and Mary in the Queen's State Apartments, the court of George I and II in the King's State Apartments and the life of Queen Victoria in the rooms most associated with her.
The fourth exhibit displays selections of Queen Elizabeth's wardrobe in the 1950s, Princess Margaret from the 1960 and 70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s during their fashion heyday. The grounds of the palace were also to return the garden to Charles Bridgeman’s original landscaping. Two new public gardens to the south and east of the palace were installed that connect the property to Kensington Gardens.
The nearest tube stations are in Queensway, Bayswater, Kensington High Street, or (slightly further) Gloucester Road.