The Cranley Hotel
Why We Love It
- The hotel has a great spot in Kensington and Chelsea, near Hyde Park and the Natural History Museum
- There are oodles of free extras including evening bubbly and turndown treats
- It's a 10-minute walk from Gloucester Road and South Kensington Tube stations
- The property is a Victorian townhouse with quintessential English décor
"Old-fashioned British propriety" -- Fodor's
86% (28 Member Ratings)
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Rooms & Rates
Set across three Victorian townhouses in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the 4-star Cranley Hotel is an intimate property with only 39 rooms and a quintessentially English feel. Friendly staff greet guests with a welcome drink and deliver free baked treats to your room at turndown.
You'll be surrounded by some of London's most popular attractions -- Hyde Park, the Science Museum, the Royal Albert Hall and the Natural History Museum -- and there are numerous shopping opportunities and restaurants nearby.
There are two Tube stations within 10 minutes' walk: South Kensington and Gloucester Road, both of which connect to Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and the theatres of the West End in 15 minutes.
The bedrooms are a good size, with high ceilings, huge windows and antique furniture. Some bathrooms are a tad small (not uncommon in London's historical buildings). Superior Rooms feature handmade queen-sized canopied beds, while Executive Rooms offer king Beaudesert beds. Wi-Fi is free, DVD players are available on request and there are umbrellas to borrow when the weather takes a decidedly British turn.
In the evenings, retire to the pretty lounge for a complimentary glass of bubbly and canapés (7-8pm). Guests can snuggle up by an open fire here in winter. There is no restaurant on site but there's an honesty bar in the lounge and 24-hour room service is available. Breakfast can be taken in the lobby, or in bed at no extra charge.
- "Old-fashioned British propriety is the overall feeling at this small, Victorian-townhouse hotel" -- Fodor's
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- No pets allowed
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour security
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Baby-sitting service on request
- Bike rental
- Chauffeur service (fees apply)
- Concierge service
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Room service (limited hours)
- Business center
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Mini bar
- Outdoor space for some rooms
- Sitting area
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- iPod/iPhone docking station
- Complimentary Internet access
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Luxury toiletries
- Off-street parking (fees apply)
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.
Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests: Cot/crib available on request free of charge for children under 3 in the Superior Doubles, Executive King, Four Poster King, Four Poster Deluxe, Junior Suite, and Penthouse. Extra bed available on request in the Executive King, Four Poster King, Four Poster Deluxe, Junior Suite and Penthouse: £20 per night for children up to 12 and £40 per night for older children and adults. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.
Pets: No pets allowed.
Cancellation: 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.
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(28 Member Reviews)