One of the most famous Chelsea attractions is Thomas Carlyle’s house. (more…)
One of our guests commented recently that I spoke lovingly about our local area but never seemed to say much about the neighbouring Chelsea attractions. (more…)
When guests staying in Kensington with us talk about the area’s literary history, I’m inclined to sometimes major on some of the ‘heavyweight’ names such as Virginia Woolf and John Stuart Mill etc. (more…)
Sometimes, our guests ask me about antique Chelsea Porcelain. They assume that staying in Kensington means that they’ll be able to see where it was made and perhaps even find some in an antique dealer’s shop. (more…)
One of my favourite pastimes is the theatre and if you’re visiting Kensington you’ll have huge numbers of local (or fairly local) theatres to choose from, given the proximity of London’s famous Theatreland. (more…)
Our guests sometimes ask me where the best dining is to be found when they’re visiting Kensington, apart from the superb meals served in our very own restaurant of course! (more…)
It’s not unknown for some of our guests to ask me for advice on hunting rare book treasures while they’re staying in Kensington. That’s partly because Kensington is a well-known centre of antique book sales and partly due to the fact that apparently I look ‘bookish’ or so one of our guests informed me. (more…)
I love nature and I’ve said before that one of the great joys of our London hotel is that in Kensington you’re not far away from it in spite of being in the city centre.