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Eccleston Square Hotel is ideal for those seeking a hotel near South Kensington. Our hotel is only a 30-minute walk from South Kensington, or you can use the Victoria Tube Station to South Kensington on the Circle or District line.

Our boutique hotel near South Kensington lies behind the doors of a striking 19th Century Grade II listed historical façade located one mile from South Kensington. Here we combine forward-thinking intuitive technology with sophisticated interiors, luxurious rooms, Central London location and sleek service. Eccleston Square Hotel carefully choose every detail with our guest’s wellbeing in mind.

Boutique hotel South Kensington

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 worlds most prestigious museums and universities can be found along Exhibition Road.

The Residential area of South Kensington

When you have the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall and V&A on your doorstep, it is 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.

South Kensington is nicknamed Paris’s ’21st arrondissement’ as many of London’s French community live here. Residents tend to be professionals. South Kensington as an area is an unbeatable location for shopping with two of London’s most iconic department stores nearby. The jewel in South Kensington’s crown is its proximity to the historic and beautiful Hyde Park.

What to do in South Kensington

South Kensington is popular among tourists due to a wide variety of attractions such as the formidable Natural History Museum to get in touch with the dinosaurs or exhibitions such as the Egyptians. For British heritage, you can see the Albert Memorial at the top of Exhibition Road.

Unique things to see in South Kensington

The Jewellery collection at the V&A museum is one of our favourite exhibitions. The jewellery collection is a combination of jewels, diamonds and sapphires worn by Queen Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great of Russia. The V&A museum also displays the famous Beauharnais Emeralds, which Napoleon gave as a gift to his adopted daughter.

The Royal Society of Sculptors is about 35 minutes away on foot from Eccleston Square hotel. The Royal Society of Sculptors is an artist-led organisation which aims to guide the conversation about sculpture. Each month, the Royal Society of Sculptures in South Kensington hosts exhibits, talks and workshops where you can get involved to find out more about drawing, art and sculptures.

Pimlico to South Kensington from Victoria Station

Victoria station is the central train station and tube station between Pimlico and South Kensington. To get from Pimlico to South Kensington, take the Circle or District line to South Kensington. South Kensington is two stops from the Victoria stop on the District or Circle line.

You can use the Circle or District line to get to Hyde Park getting off at the Notting Hill tube station. The Westminster Tube Station is perfect if you would like to see Big Ben or St. James’s Park.

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