Close to many of the capitals’ favourite attractions, if you’re looking for hotels and restaurants near Kensington then look no further than Hotel Xenia and La Terrazza..

Whether your plan for the day is to visit London’s most loved museums and art galleries, or to explore the beautiful spots of Kensington and Chelsea, hotels and restaurants near Kensington are the best choices for bases from which to build your day out – and there are none better than Hotel Xenia and La Terrazza.

Our Concierge Team are on hand to help with your travel plans and reservations prior to your arrival and throughout your stay and to assist you with a table reservation at La Terrazza to look forward to after a busy day of exploring the best the capital has to offer.

Their local knowledge and top tips will enable you to skip the queues to at the box office to the city’s favourite spots and will ensure that you are in the know when one of many of the capital’s famous pop-ups or secret openings are taking place, if you are going to be in the area!

London’s cultural calendar is filled with annual world-renowned events including top-class sporting from the Championships at Wimbledon or Six Nations at Twickenham to the final at Wembley stadium, travellers from the world over visit London throughout the year to support their team and favourite sports person. 

From day festivals at Hyde Park’s British Summer Time to the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall music lovers and fans follow their favourite musicians and bands to London on tour. Guests at Hotel Xenia can catch fantastic live music at The Troubadour nearby in Earl’s Court, the first place where Bob Dylan performed in London. Paul Simon, Martin Carthy, Redd Sullivan, Charlie Watts, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jimi Hendrix have all played there and it continues to be a hotspot for jazz bands and solo singers to showcase their works. Choosing hotels and restaurants near Kensington means that you never have to stray far from the atmospheric venues.

If you are travelling to London as a family, with friends, on business or with your loved one, Hotel Xenia is within easy access to many of the city’s most loved attractions, theatres and experiences. 

Art & Culture

London is a cultural capital of the world, home to and inspiration for centuries of artwork. Being in London gives you an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture which has global influence and global influences. Whatever your preferred mode or medium, London has a special place in so many art and cultural movements and being here is a privilege for anyone passionate about these ideas. Take the chance to float between cultures, experiencing the rich tapestry of what was once the capital city of the largest empire on the planet; and marvel at world-famous artworks in the galleries across the cities.


The streets of London are steeped in history. Exhibits from all eras in all places are just moments away from Hotel Xenia and La Terrazza, so the world really is at your fingertips. Travel through time marvelling at millions of artefacts across London’s museums, and imagine what life must have been like for those who used them. Beyond history, there are museums in London dedicated to nature, design, art and hundreds of other sub-cultures and niches; all you have to do is find them!


For aspiring musicians, performing in London is often the pinnacle of any career. For music fans, there is no street crossing more famous than the one at Abbey Road, no number 23 more important than that of Heddon Street, no power station more crucial than Battersea. The streets of London hum with music, both that which they have inspired in the past and that which echos across them in the present. Get lost in London’s music today.

Royal Places

Of all the British institutions, the monarchy is the one which is most enthralling. To this day, the English monarch is the Head of State in 16 countries worldwide, and tourists from across the world flock to see Buckingham Palace with the flags up. But there are more royal residences and gardens across London, too, and they are absolutely stunning, befitting of those they have housed before and continue to house today.

Tourist Attractions

London is full of iconic sights and unforgettable viewpoints, lauded with must-have pictures and inundated with things to do for tourists. Whether you’re here for a day or a month, your days will be both full and varied as you explore London’s countless tourist attractions. Where better to pick as your base than Evoluzione and Hotel Xenia, perfect for a spot of lunch or dinner in the heart of London after a long day sightseeing?


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.