Your Notting Hill Hotel will be located near to Kensington Gardens and is known as being one of the most cosmopolitan of places to stay in London. It’s a fabulous and fashionable area that brings locals, tourists and celebrities there for both holidays and living there permanently. It’s certainly one of the most famous places, especially as the film with the same name was shot there.
It’s always been known for the fashionable, unique and alternative culture, even dating back to the early 1800s, and nothing has changed much in over 200 years. Originally a pottery area, there are many brick-made kilns still dotted around the area that were used to create the bricks to build most of the older-style houses that can be seen, however, there are both old and new style hotels in Notting Hill.
There are many boutique hotels as well as chain ones that are perfect for either tourists or businesspeople simply looking for a place to stay for the night, however, it’s so popular with those travellers that are staying for a few nights and there is certainly something appealing about a typical Notting Hill hotel.
Hotels in London are often thought of as large, grand buildings but there are many smaller ones that are boutique style or a friendly bed and breakfast. Whatever your choice and budget is there is something that will suit your needs. As Kensington is just a few moments away, you are perfectly placed to shop, dine and party on an evening as there is always something to do that is within walking distance.
There are four Tube stations near to the Notting Hill area to choose from. That makes it simple to hop on one, using an Oyster Card, and you can get around the city very easily. The whole area is noted for having famous roads. There is Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove, Portobello Road where there are fantastic market stalls, and Westbourne Grove. It’s not a huge place but it’s packed with interesting sights and if you’re staying in August, remember that the Carnival is on so you could watch the proceedings from your Notting Hill hotel window.
The Carnival often has 1.5 million people partying on the streets in true Caribbean style. It’s a great event that is so much fun and it’s also a great income for the area as around £93 million has been raised in the last 10 years. That’s why you should book early so you can get a Notting Hill hotel.
Hotels in London are very popular throughout the year, no matter where they are. Even the most expensive hotels get booked up from celebrities and the well-heeled clientele, but if you can get a room then you will no doubt be well placed to get around the whole of London and not just Notting Hill.
The public transport in London is exceptional and thanks to the new Crossrail Station near to your Notting Hill hotel you can expect to get around Kensington and Chelsea easily. It makes travelling so much easier as you can hop on the Tube and get to Central London within minutes.
However, if you’re staying in and around Notting Hill then you could splash out and get the best of the best from a plush Notting Hill hotel.