IHG to open Holiday Inn in Kensington

IHG has announced plans to open the Holiday Inn London - Kensington, which will be one of the largest Holiday Inns in Europe.

The Kensington Close Hotel will become a Holiday Inn
The Kensington Close Hotel will become a Holiday Inn

The 694-room hotel will be rebranding from the independent Kensington Close Hotel, one of the largest hotels in London. It is expected to open as a Holiday Inn in December 2016. 


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The Holiday Inn London – Kensington will have 12 meeting rooms, the largest of which can hold 230 delegates. Other features will include an extensive health club and spa with an 18m swimming pool and the Holiday Inn Open Lobby, a space at the centre of the hotel that enables dwell time for our guests.

The hotel will be situated less than five minutes’ walk from High Street Kensington with its shops, restaurants and bars.

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