Discover a selection of 2,500 holiday rentals in Kensington, London that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 115 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Kensington. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy a refined holiday from a Kensington apartment

Kensington is a well-to-do district just west of central London. You can stroll down Kensington High Street to shop at boutique shops or drink tea at a cafe. When you tour the Victoria & Albert Museum, you'll notice art collections and ceramics that span thousands of years. The museum also hosts programmes that promote the arts. Kensington Palace, the current residence of Prince William and his family, displays exhibits on the royal estate's history, including dresses worn by Queen Victoria and Princess Diana. Many B&Bs near London include a master bedroom with comfortable beds and an adjoining bathroom with a shower.

 
History

Historic attractions near Kensington holiday homes

Kensington is steeped in intriguing history that’s showcased in various heritage sites throughout the area. Holiday homes are available near locations like the St Mary Abbots Church, a 19th-century building with beautiful artwork and architecture, and the Clockmakers’ Museum, a showcase of historic clocks, watches and sundials. You could also explore the Natural History Museum, a research centre and museum with artefacts of global natural history, or the Harrington Gardens, a street with a communal garden and several historic buildings.

How to get around

Transport to your Kensington holiday rental

London has an extensive transport system, making it easy to get to and from your holiday rental in Kensington. You can choose car hire if you prefer having the flexibility of your own transport, but most travellers prefer to use underground stations or buses to get around. Taxis are available throughout the area as well. Depending on where you choose to sightsee, you may be able to cycle or walk between destinations or to get to many of the more popular attractions in Kensington and London.

Food & drink

Try local cuisine near your Kensington holiday rental

Kensington and the surrounding London area have cosy pubs, trendy restaurants and contemporary eateries that offer dishes with an array of multicultural influences and traditional English fare. You can find nearly any ethnic cuisine you choose, but if you want the true British culinary experience, try fish and chips in a local pub or pie and mash – complete with stewed eel – in a high-end restaurant. You could also start your day with a classic breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, mushrooms and black pudding, which is a mixture of dried pig’s blood and fat. Roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and shepherd’s pie are some other traditional English dishes you can experience in one of the eateries, pubs or restaurants near your holiday rental.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kensington?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,402 holiday lettings around Kensington. From 383 houses to 1,993 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Houses in Kensington?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 383 Houses in Kensington. Our other popular types of Kensington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,993 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,977 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.