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 air conditioning. Prices start at $108 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 3,270 vacation rentals around Kensington. From 2,607 condo and apartment rentals to 547 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: 3,851 vacation rentals
  • Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: 2,702 vacation rentals
  • Camden: 6,485 vacation rentals
  • Tower Hamlets: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Hammersmith and Fulham: 4,852 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:

  • Kensington Church Street: 9,966 vacation rentals
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 9,896 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 7,885 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 6,437 vacation rentals
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 9,958 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 2,607 Condos/Apartments in Kensington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kensington include:

  • Houses: 547 rentals available
  • Studios: 2,673 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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