Hotel Directions

To reach Thistle Kensington Gardens by road…

At the Marble Arch roundabout, pick up the Bayswater Road and follow signs to Notting Hill Gate (A402). Go past Lancaster Gate Underground station, then take the fourth right into Porchester Terrace: Thistle Kensington Gardens is on your left. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode W2 3HL. There are 62 car parking spaces available at an additional charge.

If you’re coming to Thistle Kensington Gardens by rail…

Mainline: London Paddington station is approximately 0.5 miles (10-15 minutes’ walk) from the hotel.

Underground: Take the Central line to Queensway. When you leave the station, cross over Queensway, then turn left along Bayswater Road. Thistle Kensington Gardens hotel is about 300m (four minutes’ walk) on your left, facing Hyde Park. Alternatively, take the Central line to Lancaster Gate: on leaving the station, turn right along Bayswater Road and Thistle Kensington Gardens is about 450m (7 minutes’ walk or so) on your right.

From the London airports …

From London Heathrow, the Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington in just 15 minutes (20 from Terminal 5), with a train every quarter of an hour. The Gatwick Express runs a similar service into Victoria from London Gatwick.

 

Things to see and do from Thistle Kensington Gardens

At Thistle Kensington Gardens, you have many of London’s most famous landmarks virtually on the doorstep. But with the hotel near Hyde Park and Kensington Palace, and with Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk away, this is a perfect base from which to explore the capital. And when you’ve had your fill of sights, shows and shopping, all the comforts of Thistle Kensington Gardens will be ready and waiting for you.

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Local Information

Today's Weather

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30 Sep Tue

Intervals of clouds and sunshine
Intervals of clouds and sunshine
High Temperature:
21oC
Low Temperature:
14oC

01 Oct Wed

Clouds and sun with spotty showers
Clouds and sun with spotty showers
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02 Oct Thu

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Times of clouds and sun
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03 Oct Fri

Periods of sun; breezy in the afternoon
Periods of sun; breezy in the afternoon
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04 Oct Sat

A little a.m. rain; clouds break for sun
A little a.m. rain; clouds break for sun
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