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What We Love

  • The luxurious yet laid-back vibe of this Kensington hideaway
  • The location—on the same road as London’s best museums 
  • Treating yourself to a show at the nearby Royal Albert Hall

What To Know

  • Located equidistance between the Earl's Court and Gloucester Road tube stops
  • Within easy walking distance of the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Museum of Natural History, and Harrod's
  • Free WiFi


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Restaurant
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property Bedroom cottage Suite


Glamorous, boutique stay in the heart of picturesque South Kensington, close to some of London's best museums and sights

The Lowdown

Tucked away on the magnificent Cromwell Road, The Rockwell enjoys some of the most iconic surroundings in the capital. Its neighbors include The Natural History Museum, the V&A and the Royal Albert Hall, not to mention the designer boutiques of Kensington High Street. Who knows, you might even spot a Royal in nearby Kensington Gardens. The Rockwell seamlessly blends boutique luxury with an innate sense of character, with bright interiors, pale walls, cozy furnishings, just 40 rooms, a pretty walled garden and a home-away-from-home feel. After a busy day in the metropolis, it’s the perfect retreat to switch off in; expect crackling fires, deep armchairs and fresh flowers in every room.

How to Get There

The Rockwell
181 Cromwell Road
London, SW5 OSF United Kingdom


Great Location
Ian M

Based on Cromwell Rd in Kensigton near to the museums this is a really nice boutique Hotel. The staff were nice and the room was excellent. Only down side was that the Air Conditioning was not very effective and the room was always on the warm side. Nearest tube station (Earls Court) was 5 minutes away so great base to explore London.

Very comfortable in great area

Stayed here for a night on my own in October and seeing it was a 4 star hotel before I booked, I expected quality and that’s exactly what I got. Very short walk from Earls Court underground in a very quaint area close to many pubs, food and shops. Room was very large. Probably the highest hotel room I’ve ever had. It had 2 stories! My hotel room had an upstairs! Pretty creepy when you’re on your own trying to sleep and worried that someone’s downstairs! Haha but definitely made me feel like a big shot. Staff very friendly, hotel bar as well as a restaurant in the hotel so definitely have everything you need. Definitely recommended and I’ll be back

Good location

The staff were attentive and the hotel itself is nice and a good location. I had a single room which was tiny but perfectly fine for my needs — a bit like a university dorm. The wifi was kind of spotty and didn’t always work. My major gripe is that the bed was very uncomfortable.