Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

Scarsdale Place, Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SR  show map
 4 stars
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Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Jogging track

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Verified Reviews:

  • Big hotel with best facilities - In-house restaurant - Laundry service - Very small fitness center - Great place to stay
  • Parking excellent - Reception staff disappointing - Swimming pool is well maintained
  • Room and bathroom were large - Bed was very comfortable - Great view - Hotel shuttle is expensive and very slow
  • 20 min walk to knightsbridge or hyde park - Beautiful area - Guest rooms are dated but very clean - No free wi-fi access
  • Very good location, close to tube - Staff were helpful - Breakfast was included in rate

Overview

Set in the business center of London, this 4-star hotel offers friendly services and a warm atmosphere. The hotel was opened in 1973 in a 13-story minimalist building and renovated in 2001.

The welcoming hotel is placed in a natural area, a short walk from a museum and a palace. The distance between London city center and the property is 5 km.

West End is 4.4 km from the hotel and Harrods is about 1.9 km away.

A 5-minute walk will take you to High Street Kensington subway station. London City airport can be reached within 20 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel offers 833 rooms with a panoramic view on the city appointed with individual climate control, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers and a safe along with en suite bathrooms that provide a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries. Some rooms come with a view of Hyde Park. The guestrooms offer a soothing interior and carpet floor.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 06:30 to 10:00. Guests can wine and dine at the elegant restaurant, featuring delicious Asian cuisine. The café Lion D'Or is just about 5 minutes’ walk from the property.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 12 per person per night. 

Guests are welcome in the onsite “Bugis Street Restaurant ” restaurant. 

Services

Currency exchange, allergy-free rooms and free parking together with secretarial services, a meeting room and a business center are offered.

Relax

Parents will find cribs and babysitting for their children on-site. Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington provides fitness classes, a gym and a jogging track to help guests keep trim.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms at GBP 10 per day.

Wireless internet is available in public areas at GBP 10 per day.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 25 per day.

Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   833.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Microphone

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington London location
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Hotel Address:

Scarsdale Place, Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SR

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Getting around.

The trip to the "Heathrow Airport" airport from the hotel takes only 20 minutes by train.

The "Gatwick Airport" airport is only a 30 minutes train ride from the hotel.

It will only take you 30 minutes by taxi to get to the “Heathrow Airport” airport from the hotel.

The Railway station lies next to the property.

City Center
  • London
    2.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.4 mi
Underground stations
  • Gloucester Road
    2700 ft
  • High Street Kensington
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Lion D'Or (cuisine: European)
    0 ft
  • Bugis Street Restaurant
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    833

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Rooms and availability

Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington photos Room
Economy Single Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 250 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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These modern rooms feature an Oriental ambience, a large work space, and a large rain shower.

Room facilities
    Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington photos Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 240 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Our Superior Rooms (Double or Twin) with en suite bathrooms are spacious, approx 21.6m², afford natural daylight and are decorated with light wood and soothing shades. These spacious London City centre hotel rooms are well equipped to suit business and leisure travellers alike, with a working desk and a coffee table for extra comfort. Additional services include: complimentary use of the Fitness Room, 24-hour room service, laundry, car parking (chargeable) and safe deposit box.

    Room facilities
      Junior Suite
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      Junior Suites, comprised of a Club Double Room (Double) with an interconnecting lounge area and a second bathroom located on the top floor of this deluxe hotel in London offering panoramic views of the capital city.

      These spacious accommodations promise relaxation, comfort and classic sophistication. Additional services include: complimentary use of the Fitness Room, 24-hour room service, laundry, car parking (chargeable) and safety deposit box.

      Royal Tara Suite
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      The Royal Tara Suite on one of the modern hotels in London is divided into two interconnecting areas; a double bedroom with a spacious bathroom and dressing room area. The second part of the suite includes a dining table for four, a lounge and a mini studio area as well as a fireplace and a separate entrance.
      These spacious accommodations promise relaxation, luxurious comfort and classic sophistication. Additional services include: complimentary use of the fitness room, 24-hour room service, laundry, car parking (chargeable) and safety deposit box.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington London location
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      Hotel Address:

      Scarsdale Place, Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SR

      Get directions
      Getting around.

      The trip to the "Heathrow Airport" airport from the hotel takes only 20 minutes by train.

      The "Gatwick Airport" airport is only a 30 minutes train ride from the hotel.

      It will only take you 30 minutes by taxi to get to the “Heathrow Airport” airport from the hotel.

      The Railway station lies next to the property.

      City Center
      • London
        2.9 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Paddington Station
        1.4 mi
      Underground stations
      • Gloucester Road
        2700 ft
      • High Street Kensington
        700 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Lion D'Or (cuisine: European)
        0 ft
      • Bugis Street Restaurant
        100 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        833

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCopthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Hackelbury Fine Art - 1400 ft
      • Hop on Hop off Plus - 1700 ft
      • Envie D'Art - 1700 ft
      • The Royal Albert Hall - 3000 ft

      Places of interest

      • Saint Stephens Church - 2000 ft
      • The Elfin Oak - 2000 ft
      • Holy Trinity Church - 2700 ft
      • Ismaili Centre - 3000 ft
      • The Albert Memorial - 3000 ft

      Convention centers

      Shopping areas

      • Kensington High Street - 1700 ft

      Amusement

      • Beatrix Potters Inspiration - 3000 ft
      • The Mediatheque - 3300 ft
      • Cinema Lumiere - 3300 ft

      Museums

      • Opera Holland Park - 1400 ft
      • KENSINGTON PALACE State Apartments - 2300 ft
      • Baden-Powell House Museum - 2300 ft
      • Royal College of Music - 3000 ft
      • The Dana Centre - 3000 ft

      Underground stations

      • High Street Kensington - 400 ft
      • Earl's Court - 2300 ft
      • Gloucester Road - 2300 ft

      Local attractions

      • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 5000 ft
        Hyde Park, London
      • Kensington Gardens - 1.1 mi
        The Magazine Storeyard, London
      • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.2 mi
        Harrods, Knightsbridge, London
      • Harrods - 1.2 mi
        87-135 Brompton Road, London
      • Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising - 1.2 mi
        2 Colville Mews, London

      Near the hotel

      • Kensington Palace - 2400 ft
        The Broad Walk, London
      • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery - 2700 ft
        12 Holland Park Road, London
      • Baden-Powell House - 3000 ft
        65-67 Queens Gate, London
      • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 3300 ft
        Prince Consort Road, London
      • Tardis Police Box - 2600 ft
        236 Earls Court Road, London
      • Opera Holland Park - 2800 ft
        Holland Park, London
      • Natural History Museum - 3700 ft
        Cromwell Road, London

      Restaurants nearby

      • Lion D'Or - 0 ft

        Address: The Copthorne Hotel
        Phone: 44 (0) 13 4234 880

        70% likes this, based on 18 reviews
        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: USD 49 - USD 81

      • The Muffin Man Tea Shop - 400 ft

        Address: 12 Wrights Lane
        Phone: 020 7937 6652

        64% likes this, based on 279 reviews
        Price Range: USD 19 - USD 28

      • Babylon - 700 ft

        Address: 99 Kensington High Street
        Phone: +44 20 7368 3993

        61% likes this, based on 330 reviews
        Cuisine: British
        Price Range: USD 80 - USD 313

      • Bugis Street Restaurant - 100 ft

        Address: Scarsdale Place
        Phone: +44 (0) 20 7937 7211

        67% likes this, based on 23 reviews

      • Thai Terrace - 300 ft

        Address: 14 Wrights Lane
        Phone: 020 7938 3585

        50% likes this, based on 109 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai

      Getting around.

      A 5-minute walk will take you to High Street Kensington subway station. London City airport can be reached within 20 minutes' drive.

      The trip to the "Heathrow Airport" airport from the hotel takes only 20 minutes by train.

      The "Gatwick Airport" airport is only a 30 minutes train ride from the hotel.

      It will only take you 30 minutes by taxi to get to the “Heathrow Airport” airport from the hotel.

      The Railway station lies next to the property.

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        833

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCopthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

      Average guest rating

      7.2out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 1340 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Couple
        5.4

        The location was great but that was really the only positive.

        We had to change rooms on our first morning as there was a flood in our bathroom, also the TV did not work properly. The room was very basic and needed re-decorating. Also got locked out of our room Sat night and got attitude from Reception when informing them, so not a pleasant experience overall.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Service of the Concierge was very good-very helpful when we lost a bag in a Black Cab.We use Tara Hotel each time we are in London from Singaporeat least 3 -6 times a year.

      • Couple
        9.2

        Cleaningness of sheets and towels, spacious room, great hotel staff, everyday room cleaning, very close to High Street Kensington tube station and just a short walk to Hyde Park, Coffee facilities, Warm water all day.

        Some stains in the carpet, Fridge could be bigger and less noisy, Airconditioning a bit noisy too. Bathroom tab could be updated from the cold-warm old system. TV's should become LCD.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        . the hotel is just right for the venue I was taking part in

      • Single
        4.6

        Terrible hotel staff rude and incompetent

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Convenient position close to everything but away from noise. Room decent size. Good standards.

        Not able to open window. Air conditioning leaves you feeling you are breathing recycled air. After sleep was not rested.

      • Couple
        5.4

        The lobby was very swish and the room fairly clean. The shower was very good. A good location and, luckily, the Circle Line was off this weekend so we took a nice walk to Notting Hill Gate - worth doing.

        The room was clean but a bit shabby - in need of decoration.

      • Couple
        9.2

        Location. Price. Stuff is very friendly and helpful.

        There is need in renovation I think since mine looked worn particularly in the bathroom.

      • Single
        9.2

        Went all over and did lot of shopping, I like Kensington and the location of the hotel

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Very helpful and efficient staff. Variety of eating options and 24hr availability of food

        Some from adjacent railway, even on 6th floor.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        I would recommend for its location however having stayed in one of their club rooms i feel that the furniture was rather tired for the price involved however glorious views!!

        Two arm chairs in the room would have been nice instead of one !!

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        I was offered use of the Business Office to print my e-mails and the Reception Staff were extremely helpful when I needed to extend my stay.

        Having the fridge was great - I would have appreciated some Mineral Water in the room on arrival.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Hotel staff were friendly and efficient, good location to many attraction spots and shops, very quite despite the lack of double glazing windows. Very bulky old A/C in the room, but it s working well.

        Poor selections of TV channels, TV set is very old, rooms windows are sealed completely (for security reasons) room appeal is quite old and small in size

      • Couple
        6.6

        Great location, but the hotel itself is looking a bit sad these days it could really do with a refit ,our room did not even have a flat screen TV, and the bathroom was about as basic as you can get,but all in all not an unpleasant stay

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Great location. Poor breakfast only barely warm. limited bar. Very friendly staff.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington London location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Scarsdale Place, Wrights Lane, London, United Kingdom, W8 5SR

      Get directions
      Getting around.

      The trip to the "Heathrow Airport" airport from the hotel takes only 20 minutes by train.

      The "Gatwick Airport" airport is only a 30 minutes train ride from the hotel.

      It will only take you 30 minutes by taxi to get to the “Heathrow Airport” airport from the hotel.

      The Railway station lies next to the property.

      City Center
      • London
        2.9 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Paddington Station
        1.4 mi
      Underground stations
      • Gloucester Road
        2700 ft
      • High Street Kensington
        700 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Lion D'Or (cuisine: European)
        0 ft
      • Bugis Street Restaurant
        100 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        13
      • Number of rooms:
        833

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonCopthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

      Use Badge