Since the Great Exhibition of 1851, South Kensington has held its place on the map as an area of cultural and scientific importance. Some of the world's most prestigious museums and universities can be found along Exhibition Road. When you have the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall and V&A on your doorstep it’s easy to forget that South Kensington is a residential area too. Behind the museums lie rows of mansion blocks, and terraced houses clustering round pretty garden squares. It’s been nicknamed Paris’s ‘21st arrondissement’ as many of London's French community live here. Residents tend to be professionals and the area is an unbeatable location for shopping, with two of London’s most iconic department stores nearby. The jewel in South Kensington’s dazzling crown is surely its proximity to the historic and beautiful Hyde Park.
Eccleston Square Hotel is Located near some of the best places in London. Whether you want to shop til’ you drop or see one of the amazing West End shows, there’s something for everyone.
On the map and listed below are just some of the places that we recommend nearby.