The Royal Garden Hotel is a five-star luxury address defined by its location. From its rooms and suites, watch the seasons come and go. From the uppermost floors the vista incorporates Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, the Royal Albert Hall, the capitals rooftops and colourful mews houses. The horizon above the trees is punctuated with Londons iconic architecture, from St Pauls Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament.
The Royal Garden Hotel opened in 1965 and was an official Hotel for the FIFA World Cup the following year. The Hotel also hosted the Euro 96 Championships, the Cricket World Cup 1999 and the ICC Champions Trophy 2004. From Sir Bobby Charlton to current day soccer stars, from leading Japanese sumo wrestlers to international rugby and cricket teams, including most recently the England Rugby Team and the current Rugby World Champions South Africa, The Royal Garden remains the international sportspersons London hotel of choice.
The Royal Garden Hotel also boasts a rock star heritage. This has much to do with the location on High Street Kensington where swinging London took off in the 1960s. At that time, guests included Sonny and Cher, Abba and the Monkees. Contemporary pop acts and opera divas still like to stay here, with nearby venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, within a five-minute walk and Hammersmith Apollo and Shepherds Bush Empire close at hand.
From 1994 to 1996, the Hotel was completely renovated, assuring its status as a major five-star for the capital. Today, the hotel remains privately owned, with two sister properties in Singapore, The Goodwood Park Hotel and York Hotel.
The Royal Garden Hotel features 396 beautifully appointed bedrooms and suites located over 10 floors, many of which are interconnecting. We also have no-smoking floors. Decor is understated English with an impeccable finish featuring pale creams and classic accents from reds to blues to natural wood furnishing. Details include botanical and architectural drawings. Bathrooms are equipped with showers and baths. The Hotel also provides complimentary bathroom amenities.