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Price per night:£272 - £384

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Tucked away on a quiet street behind charming St. Mary Abbots Church in Kensington, the Gordon is a stylish one bedroom, one bathroom London vacation rental just moments from fabulous shopping, Kensington Palace and the expansive Kensington Gardens. Step inside this charming London apartment to find a bright and beautifully designed living room and open plan dining area. Each detail has been curated to create a welcoming home setting surrounded by contemporary design. Decorated in muted tones and elegant linens, the bedroom features a dual king bed and historic map of London as a distinctive touch. The sofa in the living room opens to two single beds, making this property comfortable for up to four guests. The fully equipped kitchen includes everything needed for cooking, as well as a cute table and stools for breakfast or a cup of tea at home. And relaxing moments at home are exactly what you’ll look forward to during your stay at the Gordon.

The location of the Gordon couldn’t be better, and offers guests all that we love about Kensington. Stroll around the corner to find outstanding shopping, from popular British and international brands along Kensington High Street to excellent antique shops on Kensington Church Street. There’s even an enormous Whole Foods and Marks & Spencer nearby to pick up fresh ingredients for dining at home. Guests love walking to Kensington Palace to visit the royal palace that was once home to Princess Diana and then leisurely exploring Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. You’ll love the atmosphere of Kensington with the advantages of easy transport options via local bus lines and the well-connected Kensington High Street Tube station nearby. Come and fall in love with London at the Gordon vacation rental in Kensington!

1 Bedroom(s); Sleeps Up to 4

Bedroom: UK King size bed (153cm x 183cm) that can be split into 2 single beds. Bedroom faces the front courtyard.

Living room: Convertible sofa bed with two single beds (61cm x 183cm) that can be set up together to create a king size bed.

1 Bathroom(s)

Bath with overhead shower, toilet and sink

Accessibility & Security

  • Located on the Ground floor (1st floor American). There are a few steps leading from the pavement to the courtyard entrance.

In the Kitchen

  • Fully-equipped with top-of-the-line appliances, pots, pans, crockery, cutlery, cookware, linens
  • Stove top with four burners
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Under counter refrigerator with small freezer compartment
  • Nespresso style coffee machine
  • Tea kettle
  • Toaster

Heating & Cooling

  • Gas central heating throughout the apartment
  • One powerful portable air conditioner: excellent mobile unit which cools the apartment beautifully.

For Your Comfort

  • Free high-speed wireless (Wi-Fi)
  • Television: in the living room
  • Combination washing machine and dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • This is a non-smoking apartment; and, sorry, but no pets are allowed.

Key Attractions on Your Doorstep

  • Heart of Kensington! This home is located on a pretty street just off Kensington High Street. You're a stone's throw from Kensington Gardens and surrounded by excellent restaurants, supermarkets, shops and sites
  • Enjoy Kensington Gardens where you can walk, picnic, bicycle and even swim in the Serpentine!
  • Visit the beautiful Kensington Palace where Princess Diana lived - a must see! Today it is home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
  • Walk to the famous Museum Row to visit The Natural History Museum - a favourite for parents and children alike, especially the Dinosaur wing and the Darwin wing.
  • Visit the Science museum and watch movies at their Imax Theatre
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum is famous for decorative arts and clothing design
  • The Royal Albert Hall hosts excellent concerts all year long and is only five minute's walk away
  • Fantastic shopping and dining along the nearby Kensington High Street
  • Supermarkets nearby, good pizzerias, restaurants, cafés and classic English pubs
  • Public Transport: Kensington High Street Station - with the Circle and District Lines offering direct access to many London sites such as Tower of London, Big Ben and Westminster, Covent Garden, Theatre District, British Museum and more

Rates Per Night

Oct 28, 2017toNov 17, 2017£272Low Season
Nov 18, 2017toNov 26, 2017£328Mid Season
Nov 27, 2017toDec 18, 2017£272Low Season
Dec 19, 2017toDec 29, 2017£384High Season
Dec 30, 2017toJan 05, 2018£384New Years
Jan 06, 2018toMar 02, 2018£272Low Season
Mar 03, 2018toMar 30, 2018£328Mid Season
Mar 31, 2018toAug 03, 2018£384High Season
Aug 04, 2018toAug 31, 2018£328Mid Season
Sep 01, 2018toOct 12, 2018£384High Season
Oct 13, 2018toOct 26, 2018£328Mid Season

A once-off damage waiver fee of £39 or £49 (depending on the apartment) is payable with the final payment.


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Our Online Availability and Advertised Rates are Based on Minimum Stay Requirements:

  • Our standard booking period in the peak and mid-season is 5 to 7 nights.
  • Our standard booking period in the low season is 5 nights, but 3 or 4-night stays are possible in selected apartments.
  • Please contact us for availability and pricing.
  • * A single booking that overlaps the nights of both Dec 25 and Dec 31 should be a minimum length of 10 nights. For exceptions to this rule, please contact us for availability and an exact quotation.

We hope you had a wonderful stay in our Gordon apartment. Please take a moment and click here to share a review of your experience with us.

"We were one of the first guests to stay in Gordon and we're absolutely delighted! The apartment has been completely remodelled and is beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. The location is picture perfect in Kensington, so close to Kensington Palace and the excellent restaurants and shops. We..."

Kylie Chandler, Australia

The Gordon apartment is set in the charming heart of the exclusive Kensington neighbourhood in central London. This is one of most sought-after areas to live in London as you are within walking distance to Kensington High Street, Kensington Palace and the beautiful Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Museum Row. In the area there are loads of shops, restaurants, cafés and excellent public transport on the Tube or via those classic London double-decker buses.

Views from the Apartment

  • Stunning views from reception room of the very beautiful Kensington Church Street, which is a pedestrian walkway with boutique shops, and overlooking Kensington Church.

In the Neighborhood

  • Kensington High Street (1 min walk): You are a stone's throw to the world-class fashion boutiques of Kensington High Street -- from Zara to H+M, Top Shop, Marks and Spencers, classic clothing by some of the top English boutiques, trendy stores such as Urban Decay, Monsoon, Accessorize and more.
  • Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens (9 min walk): Visit Kensington Palace where Princess Diana and Princess Margaret both lived. Picnic and bicycle in the beautiful Kensington Gardens.
  • Supermarkets (10 min walk): Four supermarkets are within walking distance - Waitrose, Whole Foods, Sainsbury's and Marks and Spencers' excellent food store.
  • Restaurants (12 min walk): There are two award-winning restaurants one minute away, The Launceston Place restaurant where the sous-chef won Iron Chef and L'Etranger, a fantastic blend of French/Asian fusion. Our favorite pizzeria is on the corner, where Princess Diana took her sons. Find numerous pastry shops, Starbucks, French pastry shops, bistros, café's and restaurants around the corner and you will delight in trying them all.
  • Royal Albert Hall or at the Royal College of Music (17 min walk)
  • Hyde Park (17 min walk)
  • The Royal Geographic Museum (17 min walk) from whence the great Victorian explorers set out.
  • Princess Diana Playground and Fountain (19 min walk)
  • Museum Row (21 min walk): Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum
  • Harrod's and Harvey Nichols department stores (30 min walk)

Public Transport in the Area

  • Public Transport: Kensington High Street Station is just minutes away with access to both the Circle and District Lines that lead to all of the main London sights. There are also lots of local busses offering easy access to the rest of London.

Welcome to the Gordon London vacation rental

Living room

Large living room with ample seating

Living room

Bright and airy living space


Fun yellow and blue colors liven up the living room

coffee table

Elegant glass coffee table


London guides await your stay


Flat screen TV in the living room

side table

Sweet side table

Living room

The open plan living and dining area is perfect for entertaining

dining table

Dining table comfortably seats four guest for dinner

dining table

Elegant round dining table

Wine and cheese

Enjoy some local cheeses and a good bottle of wine


Set the table for a lovely dinner at home!

Living room

View towards the dining room and door to the hallway

Sofa bed

The sofa converts into two comfortable single bed

Sofa bed

High end mattresses

Sofa bed

View from the sofa bed towards the dining table

Master bedroom

The Master bedroom with king size bed


Built in closets for extra storage

London map

A London map above the bed!

Master bedroom

Perfect for primping before hitting the town!


Framed prints in the bedroom


Modern stool in the bedroom


Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook at home


High end appliances and all your cooking necessities


Small fold out table is perfect for quick breakfasts


Copper spoons


Save money by eating breakfast at home


You will feel right at home in the Gordon apartment

washer and dryer

Combination washing machine and dryer in the kitchen


Bring home local produce and live like a Londoner


Copper mirror in the kitchen


Bathroom with a bath, toilet and sink


Modern sink


Clean and modern fittings in the bathroom


Toilet, towel rack and radiator heater for cooler months


Bath with shower fixture


Entry hall in the Gordon apartment


Walk up the stairs to this grand old house


This London vacation rental is set along this charming walk


View down the charming pedestrian street


Shops along the street


Charming local shops


The Elephant and Castle is right next door to Gordon!


Amazing shopping along Kensington High Street


Find unique gifts for friends and family


Pick up some stylish shoes at Vince Camuto


Kensington Church Street


Pick up some colorful flowers at a local florist

Museum Row

Minutes away from Museum Row


The stunning ceiling at the V&A cafe


The Victoria and Albert Musem

Kensington Palace

Visit Kensington Palace and the beautiful gardens

Kensington Gardens

The Peter Pan statue in Kensington Gardens

buckingham palace

Buckingham Palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens!

Big Ben

Big Ben and Westminster Palace

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