Located in South Kensington the Holiday Inn Kensington Forum is ideally situated for guests wishing to explore the city. It is only minutes from Harrods, Kensington Palace and Gardens, the Royal Albert Hall and Earls Court. Gloucester Road, the nearest tube station, is just a two minute walk away and is serviced by the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines, granting you convenient access to nearby attractions such as Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye and Tower Bridge, with further tourist spots easily accessible. It also provides a conveniently direct service to Heathrow terminals via the Piccadilly line.
The Holiday Inn Kensington possesses a wealth of facilities certain to fulfil the needs of any traveller, business person or events guest. The newly introduced fitness room is furnished with all of the latest technology including cardiovascular machines and weight training equipment. It also has a charming view of the garden, which is a peaceful retreat from busy city life. The hotel is an ideal place for any meeting or event and has a wealth of facilities available to visitors, including 9000 square feet of conference space, high speed internet and unlimited Starbucks. The hotel also employs a team of professional events staff who will be happy to help you organise any event - even that dream wedding. It can offer a selection of business deals and a variety of catering services including a finger buffet.
The hotel offers secure underground parking at a cost of £33.00 per day. There are 76 parking spaces including blue badge spaces.
With a total of 906 rooms, the hotel has a variety of room types including Standard Rooms, Executive Rooms, Suites and Accessible Rooms. The Standard Rooms have been recently refurbished and redecorated and are available in a variety of sizes including single, double and interconnecting rooms. The bedrooms all come with HD TVs and a wireless internet service that can be accessed from any point in the hotel. All rooms include a bath and shower, cable/satellite, phone, pillow menu, hairdryer, wardrobe and work desk. Guests of the Executive Rooms will also benefit from free morning newspapers, a minibar, trouser press and iron/ironing board. Those in the Suites will be provided with a DVD player and video equipment in addition to this.
The hotel's forum room serves guests a daily Continental or English breakfast, whilst the Consortia Restaurant is a relaxing and informal venue in which to enjoy the fresh European cuisine, which compliments the seasons. The hotel has its own pub by the name of the Cromwell Tavern, serving everything from thirst-quenching pints to fine wines and worldly spirits.
The hotel operates a Kids Eat & Stay Free programme allowing children under the age of 18 to stay free when sharing a room with parents, and children under the age of 12 to eat free from the restaurant's Kids' Menu when accompanied by an adult. Cribs are also available on request.
The hotel features eight fully accessible bedrooms with a ceiling hoist available on request. The showers and baths are fully accessible and a complimentary connecting carer's room is also available on request. The car park also has blue badge parking spaces.
The hotel is easy to find by car as it is located directly on the A4 Cromwell Road, accessible from the M25. Guests arriving by public transport will find the Gloucester Road tube station just a two minute walk around the corner, which is easily accessible as it is serviced by the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines with direct services from Heathrow terminals four and five. The hotel's nearest railway station is Victoria, providing access to national services.