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"One of the must visit cocktail destinations in London" -- Eat Sleep Drink Magazine

Hotel Indigo London - Kensington

West London
  • Funky new hotel overlooking a quiet garden square
  • Just a block from Earl's Court station & a short walk to top museums
  • Thoughtful extras include free Wi-Fi, loaner iPads & mini bars
  • The on-site restaurant has a menu by well-known chef Theo Randall
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34-44 Barkston Gardens
London, SW5 0EW
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Opened in December 2012 after a £7million facelift, Hotel Indigo Kensington is a swish new hotel with free Wi-Fi and an intimate boutique feel. Set on a residential street overlooking a quiet garden square, it's just one block from Earl's Court station and walking distance from the Victoria & Albert, Natural History and the Science museums.

The property dates back to the 19th century and mixes historical features with fanciful design highlights, such as lights made out of bowler hats. Attention to detail is a paramount here -- staff are attentive, there are iPads in each room and guests are treated to a flask of hot chocolate at turndown.

The hotel's restaurant, Theo's Simple Italian, serves a menu of classic rustic Italian food devised by celebrity chef Theo Randall. There is also a cocktail lounge on site.

The rooms are cosy, with floor-length curtains, smart armchairs, and ultra-modern bathrooms. Free non-alcoholic drinks and snacks in the mini bars (replenished daily) are a real bonus. Upgrade to an Executive Room for free wine as well plus an end-of-bed swivel TV.

From the press:

  • "Good for after-dinner cocktails and a cheeky dessert (the waffles don't fit with the theme but really are good)" -- London Evening Standard

  • "Quickly building a reputation as one of the must visit cocktail destinations in London" -- Eat Sleep Drink Magazine


  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 12pm

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 16.95 per person (approximately)
    • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 60.00 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Getting there

In good traffic, taxi transfers are often the quickest option. The hotel is 30 minutes from Heathrow Airport and a little further from London City Airport, while Gatwick Airport is up to an hour and 20 minutes away. The hotel is just a block from Earl's Court Underground station where the Piccadilly line runs straight to Heathrow Airport in 40 minutes. The District line also provides connections to Victoria overground station for Gatwick Airport.


  • 34-44 Barkston Gardens
  • London, SW5 0EW
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

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