Summary

2 min away from Natural History, V&A and Science Museum, Prince's Gardens offer over 700 stylish bedrooms set around a quiet leafy square in Central London.

Introduction

Prince's Gardens Residences (Southside and Eastside Hall), offer 722 stylish contemporary ensuite single, double and twin bedrooms in the exclusive South Kensington.

The residential complex is located within 5 minutes’ walk from the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There are 2 Tube stations within 5 minutes’ walk (South Kensington and Gloucester Road), providing access to London’s major attractions. Harrods department store and the designer shops at Knightsbridge are 10 minutes' walk away.

Each bedroom features free tea and coffee making facilities as well as a private bathroom. Linen, towels and toiletries are provided.

Princes Gardens is one of Imperial College London Student residences and is open to the public as a hotel during the summer holidays and is a great choice for travellers interested in museums, parks and culture.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. Please refer to the "Arrival information and how to find us" section for further details. 

History to the present day

Imperial College London was opened in 1907 and is one of the worlds foremost science and research universities.

Food and Drinks

Buffet Style Full English and Continental is available to book. Breakfast is served in the Sherfield Building on campus, which is approximately a 4-minute walk from the accommodation. Breakfast times: between 7.00am and 10.00am on weekdays and 7.30am - 10.00am on weekends.

Snacks and light meals are available on campus throughout the day from various outlets.

Food and drink vending machines can be found onsite.

Eastside Bar and Restaurant

The Eastside Bar and Restaurant serves a delicious range of 'gastro-pub' style dishes perfect for lunch or dinner, as well as a superb range of ales and wines, teas and coffees. Conveniently located on the ground floor of the Eastside Halls of Residence, this venue is on the doorstep of any guest staying in Prince's Gardens or Beit Hall. Eastside is open daily from 12.00 to 9.00pm Monday to Thursday and from 11am.00 to 11.00pm on Fridays.

Grounds and gardens

Guests staying in Prince's Gardens can enjoy use of the leafy Prince's Gardens. As London's only privately-owned public square, the Gardens offer a beautiful green tranquil space in the heart of central London. For those who want to venture out of the College grounds, Hyde Park is only a short walk away with vast green space and lake.

Other facilities

Ethos Sports Centre offers sauna, steam room and spa, fitness gym, exercise studio for classes, sports hall for badminton, table tennis, basketball and 5-a-side football, climbing wall, three squash courts, treatments.

Free internet wifi access is available to guests for the duration of your stay.

24 hour front entrance CCTV in operation

Cashless laundry room with iron and ironing board available on site. Wash cycle costs £2.20. Dry cycle costs £1.10. Laundry cards can be purchased from reception (min. value £5.00)

Accessible bedrooms available on request for people with disabilities, please specify your needs on the booking to ensure we can accommodate you.

Summary

21st century buildings

Breakfast (at additional cost)

Private car parking for a charge (on site)

No smoking

Children welcome

B&B

Room Only (no kitchen facilities)

4 Star Official Rating

Lifts

Facilities

Free broadband access (wired)

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Squash court

Gym

Children's cots

Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Common room

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Elevator

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Telephone

Central heating

Food and Drinks

Restaurant

Cooked breakfast (additional cost)

Continental breakfast (additional cost)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Bar

Picnic area

Nearby recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses

Gardens

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Theatre (a short drive)

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 0

Children up to the age of 3 can share a bed with and adult

4.1/5.0

Based on 3384 Reviews
Service 4.2
Rooms 4.1
Food 3.6
Website 4.3
Value 4.3
Overall Experience 4.2

Great price and very good accommodation right in London.
Mr peter I

A very good standard of accommodation in a great location. Extremely helpful and efficient staff at check-in.
Mr Martin S

It's a great place and so near to the Imperia College and to the museums!
Prof Roland E

Very clean. Convenient location. Ideal for single person.
Ms Carole P

Very nice stay, an excellent location, a short walk to the Museums, just great.
Mr Aleksander K

Location and price were amazing, definitely will try to use these facilities again!
Mrs Carrie M

Excellent value , very central , clean and modern The breakfasts are the best value anywhere in the world!
Ms Jayne R

Room was clean and spacious and also quiet too. Great location, and we would definitely consider staying again.
Mr Julie C

Couldn't fault it. Great location, great room, great staff. Thanks.
Mr Philip R

Good location and value for money will enhance tourism
Mr john H

Travel Info

Address: Watts Way, Off Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 1BA, United Kingdom

Check-in: From 2.00pm.    Check-out: By 10.00am.

Reception is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. The cost is £3.00 per hour or £30.00 per day. To book your parking, please email car.park@ic.ac.uk attaching your accommodation booking confirmation receipt and vehicle registration number.

Nearest Underground Station: South Kensington Station.

Directions: At South Kensington station, turn right into the subway sign-posted for the museums and continue for approx. 5 minutes until you reach the very end of the subway. At the exit, cross the road and turn left up Exhibition Road walking towards Hyde Park. Take the second side street on the right that is Watts Way, half way along the path, you will see the entrance to reception which is located in Falmouth Hall in Southside building on your right hand side approaching from Exhibition Road.

By Car: Please use post code SW7 2BX for satellite navigation.