Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Kensington, London that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $139 per night, and condos and houses 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

Find a luxury house rental in Kensington

For luxury houses in London, there's no better place than Kensington. This upscale area is filled with stately Victorian buildings and prominent landmarks like the grand Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace. You could also visit the chic boutiques on High Street or spend time with the kids at the Natural History Museum or Science Museum.

 
Activities

Sightseeing in and around Kensington

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Kensington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • BT Tower (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • ZSL London Zoo (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (3.1 mi / 5.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Kensington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Kensington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Garden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • South Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Hyde Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Battersea Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • St. James Park (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kensington

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is London West Brompton Station. You can get around Kensington by jumping on the metro at High Street Kensington Station, Gloucester Road Underground Station or Earl's Court Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kensington, London?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,623 vacation rentals around Kensington. From 2,899 condo and apartment rentals to 578 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kensington?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kensington:

  • City of Westminster: 4,174 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,264 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Lambeth: 6,441 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Southwark: 3,417 vacation rentals
  • London Borough of Islington: 6,263 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Kensington?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kensington. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Baden-Powell House: 10,948 vacation rentals
  • Kensington Church Street: 10,921 vacation rentals
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 10,852 vacation rentals
  • Wembley Stadium: 10,930 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 8,744 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kensington listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Kensington?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 2,899 Condos/Apartments in Kensington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kensington include:

  • Houses: 578 rentals available
  • Studios: 2,963 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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