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Kensington

#333 of 1,515 things to do in London
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South Kensington
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Address: London, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7872 2888
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Loved it here plenty to do lots of shops and restaurants. Easy access to the underground. Not far from the Hotels all within walking distance.

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved it here plenty to do lots of shops and restaurants. Easy access to the underground. Not far from the Hotels all within walking distance.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very nice neighbourhood with beautiful townhouses, lovely park, museums, good restaurants and a few great shops. A place for evry taste.

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Cork
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Some lovely consistent architecture, nice planting and generally clean, peaceful and well-maintained properties. The more modern areas are well-integrated.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

It's a nice location to walk around and have a nose in some estate agents' windows. There's clearly some nice houses and streets in easy walking distance of some of the great locations in London.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nice neighborhood close to parks . There are many shops and restaurants. It is accessible by subway.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our walk and afternoon tea time in this neighborhood. It has a good safe walk and some stores and coffee shops.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A lot of green place, parks, hotels restaurants and shopping possibilities. One of the very nice district of London.

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Thank 545medva
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Kensington is perfectly located to access all of London on the tube train and is the location of many museums and the fabulous Royal Albert Hall. Whilst it's pricey, it's a great location to stay and I would recommend it to tourists.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

It is a large area of residential properties. Lots of great hotels, cafes, bars, restaurants. Great shopping not to mention the wonderful Kensington Gardens and Palace close by. With lots of transport connections to the rest of London.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Beautiful area of London. Nice place to walk, shop, and soak in the sights. Lots of hotels, restaurants and shops.

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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