InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of Holiday Inn London – Kensington, one of the largest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe.
Featuring 708 bedrooms, the hotel is located on the doorstep of the city’s most popular landmarks with cultural attractions including Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall and South Kensington’s host of museums all nearby. Holiday Inn London – Kensington is also positioned in one of the capital’s prime shopping hotspots, with Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges within easy reach for people on the hunt for gifts in the lead-up to Christmas. Visitors from abroad can also access Heathrow airport via Paddington Railway Station, which is less than 15 minutes away.
At the heart of the hotel is a central open space area providing a flexible environment where guests can eat, drink, work, relax, socialise and have fun. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in Boulevard Restaurant, which serves an array of delicious modern European cuisine, whilst The Lounge bar offers a selection drinks and light dishes.
The hotel also includes 13 meeting rooms accommodating up to 250 people, with the latest in audio visual equipment. Other features include an Imagine Health Club and Spa with an 18 metre swimming pool, steam room, relaxing Jacuzzi, sauna and gym. Free Wi-Fi enables guests to stay connected throughout their stay and LCD TV’s with satellite in-house movies feature in every guestroom.
Mike Greenup, Vice President Brand Management, for Holiday Inn, said: “We are thrilled to be opening the doors to Holiday Inn London – Kensington right in the heart of London. With 708 rooms it’s one of our biggest hotels in Europe and highlights the exciting momentum behind the brand’s growth across the region. At Holiday Inn we believe the joy of travel is for everyone and look forward to Holiday Inn London – Kensington becoming the hotel of choice whether guests are on the trip of a lifetime, a family vacation or visiting London for business.”
Zeljko Stasevic, General Manager, Holiday Inn London – Kensington, said: “Located just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park and with the best of London right on the doorstep, we can’t wait to welcome guests from across the globe who are visiting our vibrant capital. With wonderful rooms, state of the art conference facilities and Imagine Health Club and Spa, we have everything covered whatever the reason for a stay in this incredible city.”