Inspired by Xenia — the ancient Greek concept of hospitality — Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection invites guests to embrace the extraordinary. Located in Kensington, one of London’s most cherished neighbourhoods, our hotel is a boutique retreat in the centre of it all, replete with 4-star accommodations, two bars and fine dining at Evoluzione. Nearby the Victoria & Albert Museum, Hyde Park and Harrods beckon, each offering immersive experiences unique to the city of London.


Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection welcomes guests to London’s Kensington neighbourhood, a fabulous and locale area for pre-theatre dining or a sophisticated celebration. Evoluzione is a thoroughly modern Italian restaurant, headed by our award-winning Italian chef, in a sophisticated conservatory setting. Guests are also invited to sip on artisanal cocktails at The Xenia Lounge, our convivial bar and lounge featuring light snacks and live music.

Meetings & Events

Need a meeting room or event space? Our professional and experienced Events Team will guide you through the stages of planning, offering bespoke menus and packages and set ups to suit your needs and budgets ensuring that everything runs smoothly for a fantastic meeting or event.
You can also join us at Hotel Xenia for one of our upcoming showcases, events, masterclasses and live music sessions in the restaurant.


Hotel Xenia and Evoluzione are perfectly located for tourists and city explorers alike, in the heart of Kensington. Close to many of the capitals’ favourite attractions including the V&A museum, Natural History Museum, Design Museum and the Royal Albert Hall, Evoluzione make a fantastic choice for a contemporary Italian meal near Kensington during your adventures!

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Discover world class department stores and boutiques in Chelsea and Kensington. Shopping during your stay at Hotel Xenia near Knightsbridge in London is an opportunity that is not to be missed, and head to Evoluzione Italian restaurant for a spot of lunch during your shopping spree.

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Driving to Hotel Xenia? You need to book a space with the Concierge. For guests at Hotel Xenia and Evoluzione does not offer on site parking. We do however offer off-site parking for guests  next to the property. 
This must be pre booked with Concierge prior to arrival.

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How to Get Here

Getting to Hotel Xenia and Evoluzione couldn’t be easier – here’s a handy list of directions that will help you, however you are travelling. Whether you are flying into London, taking the tube, catching a train or arriving by car Hotel Xenia and Evoluzione are easily accessible and identifiable on Cromwell Road. 

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Cheese, Charcuterie and Wine Pairing

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Aperitivo Terrace

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Prosecco Brunch

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Afternoon Tea

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Generous in spirit. Gracious in service.

Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection offers travellers to London priority access to Kensington's premier attractions. Our concierge team will provide you with bespoke service assisting in planning all aspects of your London experience — recommending the best Kensington has to offer. Our team will happily support in coordinating your travel plans and celebrations.


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