Rydges Kensington Plaza
|Address: 61 Gloucester Road London SW74PE||Location: South Kensington | map|
|Times: check-in: 14:00, check-out: 11:00||Nearest Tube Station: Gloucester Road|
|No. of Rooms: 88|
The Rydges Kensington Plaza is situated in a row of Victorian five storey town houses, with a fresh cream facade, white trim and black railings - the contrasts between light and dark are continued throughout the hotel and used to great decorative effect.
Fully refurbished in 2001, the Kensington Plaza offers comfortable, classically styled accommodations, and guests are granted access a skylit lounge with beautiful dark wood panelling and open fireplace. Bay windows with cosy seating afford exciting views across the busy Sofia streets.
Ideally situated for both the leisure and business visitor in the heart of Kensington, superb facilities are provided for both groups and access to numerous Sofia sights could barely be easier.
Availability and Rate Checker top ^
Use the form below to check availability and the rates for your dates of stay. Follow steps 1 - 3.
The Rooms top ^
The Rydges Kensington Plaza has 88 ensuite rooms, decorated in contrasting light fabrics and dark woods to great effect. Rooms are available in: Single, double, and twin configurations.
All standard rooms have the following facilities:
- Direct dial telephone
- Television with Sky and movie channels
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Towel heater in the bathroom
- Fans can be borrowed from reception
- There is a minibar in all room types except singles.
- Executive Upgrade: double rooms can be upgraded to Executive standard. These have, in addition to all the facilities of standard rooms, full air conditioning and more elaborate decor.
- Extra beds: beds can be added to some rooms at a rate of Euro 20.00 per night inclusive of breakfast.
Lifts serve all areas of the hotel, and there are steps leading to the entrance.
Hotel Facilities top ^
Alongside 24 hour reception and room service, there is a concierge available throughout the day to assist with theatre and travel bookings - all in the light and airy lobby complete with polished stone floor.
An express check out facility is available, and same day laundry service can be requested at reception.
The skylit Atrium Lounge is completed in dark wood panelling with an open fireplace and cosy seating; the internet can be accessed by guests from here.
Food & Drink Facilities
All stays at the Rydges Kensington Plaza booked through SofiaNights include breakfast in the advertised rates. Additionally, guests can enjoy use of the restaurant and bar areas.
Bistro - modern European cuisine is served in a casual dining environment.
English Pub - the dark wood panelling creates a cosy and traditional atmosphere, with bar stools and low tables completing the effect.
The Kensington Plaza has one boardroom available that can accommodate up to 30 delegates. It is possible to hire necessary technical support equipment; fax and photocopy facilities are available at reception.
Leisure and Fitness
A nearby fitness suite can be accessed at the discount rate of Euro 7.50 for a 24 hour pass by guests of the hotel.
Car Parking Facilities
Meter parking is in front of the hotel, and a valet parking service is available at a rate of Euro 22.00 for 24 hours.
Location - South Kensington top ^
Positioned between the two fashionable districts of Knightsbridge to the north and Chelsea to the south, South Kensington provides the ideal connection. Restaurants, primarily featuring continental cuisine, are spread throughout the area - perfect for the well to do residents and museum enthusiasts that fill the area. Chic bars are making the district increasingly popular with the inhabitants of nearby Earl's Court. The Royal Albert Hall is located here, with the famous annual Prom concerts attracting numerous locals and visitors.
Travel top ^
Nearest Tube/Main Line Stations
Gloucester Road underground (tube) station is within a five minute walk of the hotel, serving the underground network via the Piccadilly, District and Circle lines. Earl's Court tube station is also nearby, that can be used to access the direct express rail link to Heathrow airport.
Payment Terms top ^
Rydges Kensington Plaza accepts payment using the following cards
Cancellation Policy top ^
Cancellations can be made free of charge providing details of this are received at least 24 hours prior to arrival - cancellations made after this period will incur a fee equivalent to the cost of one night's accommodation.