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The Nadler Kensington, a new concept hotel in London offers luxury, boutique, 4 star accommodation, right in the heart of central London.

Our hotel offers style, convenience and character for all. Adjoining a quiet and charming Central London garden square, The Nadler Kensington is situated in an ideal location within only a few minutes walk from either Earls Court or Gloucester Road underground stations. When exiting Earls Court tube station, follow signs for Earls Court Road.

There are six local bus routes that take you to South Kensington, Chelsea, Fulham, Putney, Notting Hill, Shepherd's Bush, Richmond and Clapham. For Knightsbridge and central London, take the South Kensington buses.

Many of London's main tourist attractions such as the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Earl's Court, Olympia, Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum, Kensington Palace, and Kensington Palace Gardens with the famous Peter Pan statue, are all within walking distance or a short bus or tube ride away from our Kensington hotel.

The hotel is also a 5 minute walk from the The Medical Chambers Kensington at 10 Knaresborough Place - a private medical out-patient facility offering consultations & treatments with a wide range of specialists.

Click here to view the local bus routes, and here for the London Underground tube map.

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships: 23rd June – 6th July  
The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in South West London every summer for two weeks of tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing.
Wimbledon is one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. It's the world's longest-running, and widely-considered as the most prestigious. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there's a strict white-only dress code for players.
The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators and millions of television viewers worldwide.
During the first week, the early rounds of the Singles and Doubles matches are played, with the top seeds playing on Centre Court and Courts 1 and 2. The Ladies' and Men's Singles Finals take place over the final weekend of the Championships.

SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Vodafone London Fashion Weekend: 18th - 21st September

Somerset House - Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Tube: Temple / Embankment 

London Fashion Weekend follows London Fashion Week, which is one of the world’s "big four" fashion trade shows. London Fashion Weekend is a fashionista extravaganza, letting everyone in on the fabulous world of fashion.

Somerset House is transformed into an exclusive fashion experience, brimming with designer catwalk shows, pop-up shops, hair and beauty, and educational panels.

Fashion lovers can get their seasonal wardrobe fix from designer brands including Issa London, French Sole and Linda Farrow.   

London Design Festival 2014: 13th - 21st September 

See the latest in design trends during the 12th London Design Festival at venues across the capital.  Leading the way in innovation, this festival celebrates the best creative talents with a range of exciting events and exhibitions.

Looking to place London as the design capital of the world, leading practitioners from all nations gather to show off their latest works.  Over 300 events and exhibitions are staged by hundreds of different studios and individuals, covering a broad spectrum of design innovation.   

Open House London 2014: 20th - 21st September 

Celebrate London's architectural wonders as Open House London 2014 throws open the doors to hundreds of buildings in and around the capital.

Last year, Open House London offered a chance to visit more than 700 buildings, including 30 St Mary Axe (known to Londoners as The Gherkin), Battersea Power Station, 10 Downing Street and 100 private homes.  There were also architecture-themed walks, cycle rides and debates throughout the weekend.   

OCTOBER EVENTS

The BFI London Film Festival: 8th - 19th October 

This month sees the 58th edition of the BFI London Film Festival, the UK’s biggest public film event.   

 

A two-week showcase of the world's best new films, the BFI London Film Festival is one of the most anticipated events in London's cultural calendar.  The 12-day celebration of cinema includes screenings of fiction and documentary features, including world premieres and European premieres. There will also be screenings of live action and animated shorts.

 

A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew will take part in career interviews, master classes and other special events.  

London Restaurant Festival: 8th - 27th October 

If you love food, you will love this event!

Three weeks of fabulous events and special menus at London’s restaurants.   Now in its sixth year, the London Restaurant Festival is a city-wide celebration of London restaurants and chefs. There's something for every taste and budget, from great value festival restaurant-hopping menus to amazing one-off chef-led events.

 Frieze Art Fair 2014: 16th - 19th October 

Frieze Art Fair is one of the world's most influential contemporary art fairs.  Set in the beautiful surroundings of Regent's Park, Frieze Art Fair attracts more than 150 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world. 

 

After browsing the stalls, you can enjoy guided tours, talks, films and performances.


Halloween: 31st October 

This month we celebrate Halloween on the night of Thursday 31st.

Where better to spend Halloween than in London, with its gloomy dungeons, haunted tower and bloodthirsty history?  Why not head to one of London's scary attractions such as The London Dungeons, or take a chilling Jack the Ripper tour on the streets of the capital. 

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships: 23rd June – 6th July  
The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in South West London every summer for two weeks of tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing.
Wimbledon is one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. It's the world's longest-running, and widely-considered as the most prestigious. Games are still played on the original playing surface, grass, and there's a strict white-only dress code for players.
The tournament attracts around 500,000 spectators and millions of television viewers worldwide.
During the first week, the early rounds of the Singles and Doubles matches are played, with the top seeds playing on Centre Court and Courts 1 and 2. The Ladies' and Men's Singles Finals take place over the final weekend of the Championships.
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