Holiday Inn Kensington Forum - London

97 Cromweel Road , London, United Kingdom, SW7 4DN  show map
 4 stars
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Holiday Inn Kensington Forum - London

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • Markets and restaurants nearby - Great choice for the price and location - Rooms have air con - Bathroom was small
  • Breakfast in the forum was excellent - Room was a nice size - Couple of minutes walk from the nearest tube station
  • Housekeeping was good - Victoria and albert museum are all just a 10-15 minute walk away
  • Close to the tube stop - Room was clean - Great location in kensington
  • Tiny room with tiny en suite - Staff are friendly - Hotel is in a quiet safe part of london

Overview

The five-star Forum Hotel London is located within walking distance to key heritage sites of central London.

Behind a modern facade the hotel has a fitness center and wired internet.

All 906 contemporary rooms feature LCD TVs and air conditioning.

Consortia Restaurant serves European dishes.

Gloucester Road Underground Station is within two minutes walking.

The hotel staff speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Polish, Bahasa Indonesian, Afrikaans.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   27.  Number of rooms:   906.

Rooms

All rooms are modernly designed with bath and shower, cable/satellite color TV, tea and coffee making facilities, mini refrigerator, high-speed internet access, work desk with lamp, direct dial telephone with voice mail, air conditioning, hair dryer, separate wardrobe.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

Dining options

Consortia restaurant offers a selection of European dishes and world-class wines.

Cromwell Tavern is a traditional pub where you can enjoy various snacks, drinks and flat screens TVs.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs GBP 11.95 per person per night.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 16.95 per person per night. 

Services

The conference rooms include AV equipment.

A business center is provided.

Wired internet costs GBP 15 per 24 hours.

Leisure

A fitness center is available.

Additional features

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Eco friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible on site at GBP 33 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's menu
  • Children's buffet

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1 am

Check-Out

  • until  1 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 16 may stay at the price of GBP 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

97 Cromweel Road , London, United Kingdom, SW7 4DN

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City Center
  • London
    2.6 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.7 mi
  • Victoria Station
    1.8 mi
Underground stations
  • Earl's Court
    2700 ft
  • Gloucester Road
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
    400 ft
  • Cromwell Tavern (cuisine: English)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  1 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    27
  • Number of rooms:
    906

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Rooms and availability

All rooms are modernly designed with bath and shower, cable/satellite color TV, tea and coffee making facilities, mini refrigerator, high-speed internet access, work desk with lamp, direct dial telephone with voice mail, air conditioning, hair dryer, separate wardrobe.

A 24-hour room service is provided.

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Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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      Size: 230 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Holiday Inn Kensington Forum - London London location
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        Hotel Address:

        97 Cromweel Road , London, United Kingdom, SW7 4DN

        Get directions
        City Center
        • London
          2.6 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Paddington Station
          1.7 mi
        • Victoria Station
          1.8 mi
        Underground stations
        • Earl's Court
          2700 ft
        • Gloucester Road
          700 ft
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
          400 ft
        • Cromwell Tavern (cuisine: English)
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 am
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          27
        • Number of rooms:
          906

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonHoliday Inn Kensington Forum

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Holiday Inn Kensington Forum Location

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        What's nearby

        What's nearby.

        Natural History Museum with prehistoric collections is within walking distance

        Earl’s Court and Olympia Exhibition Centers are within 10 minutes walking

        Saint Stephens Church, 100 m, an Anglican church

        Envie D'Art, 400 m, a new generation art gallery

        Ismaili Centre, 400 m, a religious, social and cultural meeting place for the Ismaili Muslim community

        Tourist attractions

        • Hop on Hop off Plus - 700 ft
        • Hackelbury Fine Art - 1000 ft
        • Envie D'Art - 1400 ft
        • Campbell's Art Gallery - 2300 ft

        Places of interest

        • Saint Stephens Church - 400 ft
        • Ismaili Centre - 1400 ft
        • The Harrington Club - 1400 ft
        • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 1400 ft
        • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 1700 ft
        • Holy Trinity Church - 2300 ft
        • Firehouse - 2300 ft

        Convention centers

        • Institut français du Royaume-Un - 1700 ft
        • Earls Court Exhibition Centre - 2700 ft

        Amusement

        Museums

        • The Dana Centre - 1400 ft
        • Baden-Powell House Museum - 1700 ft
        • Friends Of The V & A - 2000 ft
        • Natural History Museum - 2000 ft

        Galleries

        • R B S Gallery - 1700 ft

        Underground stations

        • Gloucester Road - 400 ft
        • Earl's Court - 2300 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Harrods - 1.0 mi
          87-135 Brompton Road, London
        • Hammersmith - 1.1 mi
          The Mall, Hammersmith, London
        • Saatchi Gallery - 1.1 mi
          Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London
        • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.0 mi
          Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
        • Ripley's Believe It or Not! - 1.1 mi
          The London Pavilion, London

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Baden-Powell House - 1400 ft
          65-67 Queens Gate, London
        • Tardis Police Box - 2000 ft
          236 Earls Court Road, London
        • Science Museum - 2800 ft
          Exhibition Road, London
        • Brompton Oratory - 3000 ft
          Thurloe Place, London
        • Natural History Museum - 2100 ft
          Cromwell Road, London
        • Victoria and Albert Museum - 3100 ft
          Cromwell Road, London
        • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 2700 ft
          Prince Consort Road, London

        Restaurants Nearby

        • The Bombay Brasserie - 400 ft

          Address: Courtfield Close
          Phone: (020)-7370-4040

          67% likes this, based on 295 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian
          Price Range: USD 27 - USD 66

        • ristorante vecchiomondo - 400 ft

          Address: 118 Cromwell Road

          Cuisine: Italian

        • Consortia Restaurant - 400 ft

          Address: Holiday Inn - London Kensington Forum

          56% likes this, based on 10 reviews
          Cuisine: European

        • Cromwell Tavern - 300 ft

          Address: 97 Cromwell Road

          69% likes this, based on 36 reviews
          Cuisine: English

        • CheckMate Bar, Lounge and Restaurant - 400 ft

          Address: 117 - 129 Cromwell Road
          Phone: 44 (0)207-370-5711

          72% likes this, based on 35 reviews
          Cuisine: Asian
          Price Range: USD 22 - USD 37

        Getting there.

        London Heathrow Airport is within 22.5km.

        Taxi Charge (one way): GBP 48.

        Time by taxi: 36 minutes

        Train Charge (one way): GBP 14.

        Time by train: 30 minutes, with a direct connection on the Piccadilly Line to Gloucester Road Tube Station

        London Gatwick Airport is within 60km.

        Taxi Charge (one way): GBP 65.

        Time by taxi: an hour

        Train Charge (one way): GBP 14.

        Time by train: 35 minutes

        London City Airport is within 19.9km.

        Taxi Charge (one way): GBP 45.

        Time by taxi: 52 minutes

        Train Charge (one way): GBP 10.

        Time by train: an hour

        Getting around.

        Gloucester Road Underground Station is within two minutes walking.

        Private parking costs GBP 33 per day.

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 am
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          27
        • Number of rooms:
          906

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonHoliday Inn Kensington Forum

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Holiday Inn Kensington Forum Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

        Average guest rating

        7.2out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 220 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        10.0

        Individual guest reviews

        • Family with children
          7.0

          Rooms are too small for 2 adults and 1 child

        • Couple
          7.4

          Very close to the center, near the Gloucester underground station (blue and yellow line). Lots of services nearby. The hotel room was very nice and confortable.

          Saturday night there was a bit of noise (music) coming from the hotel bar, but overall it was calm and relaxing.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Staff were friendly

          Tried on various occassions to call room service and got no answer,gave up in the end

        • Single
          5.8

          Sarah at check in was very nice.

          Room was very basic, not particularly clean. Expensive for value and couldn't believe that internet was an added cost!

        • Older travelers
          5.4

          Location

          Recption don't know how to use cradit card . They take from me extra charge .500 pound.

        • Single
          6.2

          Centrally located clean, close to the underground and buses.

          Does not have any chracter. The room and bathroomm are very small.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Friendly, efficient staff, quick check-in,excellent breakfast in attractive spacious surroundings,plenty of lifts .a very comfortable reception area with plenty of sofas, arm chairs etc; close proximity to the tube station, walking distance from museums and galleries and restaurants if required.

          Nothing!

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          everything

          limited choice on continental breakfast

        • Family with children
          10.0

          It was a lovely experience. The rooms were big and clean and breakfast good too. Staff friendly and helpful.

        • Group of friends
          5.4

          The concierge is absolutely fanstatics, they are ever ready to provide assistance and I am really thankful for their help.

          The phone call to reception is almost never picked up , I wonder if reception area can improve on this aspect.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          I like the hotel atmosphere, location and, normally, confort and service

          I stayed many times at the Holiday Inn lkf, but this time I did not like the room that was given to me and my wife (too small) and the absence of refrigerator (the space was there)!

        • Older travelers
          9.0

          The receptionist who checked us in was fantastic, even though we arrived early and she was able to book us in, so we could go straight to our room. We asked for a high room and got a superb view from the 27th floor!

        • Couple
          6.2

          We did not use the hotel much - just as a base for an overnight stay. It's fine from this point of view. Easy to find and close to Gloucester Rd tube which really helps. I would have preferred a cheaper deal but then that is always the case.

          Nothing | did not like but it'd be great if it were cheaper. Was a bit surprised to see a single bed next to the double bed - the double bed would be fine on its own and the extra bed took up room...

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          I don"t like the way it let holiday inn making like now I am the one who prefer holiday inn in any place I travel you van check from my pikemen club holiday in. Star to make the rooms small with missing a lo of facility inside like for example this is the first time in my hole life I found room without personal safe in the roo How ca. I save my personal and important thing and a lot of change I didn't expect the change of every thing in the hot will be like that now I should search for another hotel who be listed under pikemen club as now I am not prefer holiday inn any more before holiday Inn is y first choice now may be I use it in case I can't found any hotel I can't really put him in my choice any more

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Nice room and breakfast buffet, handy for the museums and buses or underground to go further. Staff friendly and helpful.

          Nice breakfast, but have had better (more choices) at other 4* hotels. They were a bit mean in only serving porage at an extra charge. Likewise, there were no biscuits on the tea tray in the bedroom.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Holiday Inn Kensington Forum - London London location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        97 Cromweel Road , London, United Kingdom, SW7 4DN

        Get directions
        City Center
        • London
          2.6 mi
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Paddington Station
          1.7 mi
        • Victoria Station
          1.8 mi
        Underground stations
        • Earl's Court
          2700 ft
        • Gloucester Road
          700 ft
        • Bus stop
          700 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Bombay Brasserie (cuisine: Indian)
          400 ft
        • Cromwell Tavern (cuisine: English)
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  1 am
        • Check-Out:
          until  1 am
        • Year renovated:
          2010
        • Number of floors:
          27
        • Number of rooms:
          906

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedLondonHoliday Inn Kensington Forum

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

        Use Badge