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Low-angle exterior view of Thistle Kensington Gardens

Hyde Park Kensington Gardens Hotel Location


Thistle London Hyde Park Kensington Gardens is located in an area renowned for its beauty, history and timeless British culture. You can explore the world famous Portobello Road Market, walk in the footsteps of royalty through Kensington Palace and Gardens, take in a performance at the awe-inspiring Royal Albert Hall or simply hit the Oxford Street shops. The hotel is a short 9 minute walk from Lancaster Gate, Queensway and Bayswater Tube stations and not far from Paddington rail station.

Hotel Address

104 Bayswater Road, London W2 3HL

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 London Kensington Gardens Hyde Park is on your left. To programme your sat-nav, please use the postcode W2 3HL.
There are 62 car parking spaces available for an additional charge. The hotel is just outside the Congestion Charge zone.

By Rail

Paddington rail and underground station is approximately 0.5 miles (15 minute walk) from the hotel. There are also 3 other local underground stations nearby: Lancaster Gate, Queensway and Bayswater.

From Queensway station, cross over Queensway, then turn left along Bayswater Road. Thistle London Kensington Gardens Hyde Park hotel is about 300m on your left, facing Hyde Park.

From Lancaster Gate station, turn right along Bayswater Road and Thistle London Kensington Gardens Hyde Park is about 450m on your right.

From the Air

London Heathrow: The Heathrow Express runs direct to London Paddington. You can then walk to the hotel in 15 minutes or grab a quick taxi.

London Gatwick: Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria, then take the Circle line to Bayswater station.

London Stansted: Ride the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street, then take the Central line to Queensway station.

London City Airport: Take the Docklands Light Railway to Bank station, change to the Central line which runs directly to Queensway.