The Ampersand Hotel

Kensington and South Kensington

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The Ampersand Hotel

10 Harrington Road
+44 (0)20 7589 5895



Opened in 2012, the five-star Ampersand Hotel in South Kensington is located in a historic house which dates back to 1888. Original features remain, such as high ceilings and a Victorian staircase. Contemporary touches keep the decor fresh and appealing.

Communal spaces include the grand Drawing Room which has bright, French-inspired interiors. Some of the suites have free-standing bathtubs and balconies. All rooms have coffee machines.

The Ampersand Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel and up to two pets can stay with you in your room.

Can you eat and drink at The Ampersand Hotel?

Food is an enjoyable part of the experience at The Ampersand Hotel so make it part of your itinerary. Apero is a laid-back Mediterranean restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and evening meals. The bar has an extensive menu of gin, whisky and cocktails.

Themed afternoon tea is a colourful treat at The Ampersand Hotel. Alongside traditional scones and sandwiches, the pastries have a unique science theme. You can tuck into a chocolate space shuttle, galaxy macaron or even a dessert shaped like a planet. 

Are there wellness facilities at The Ampersand Hotel?

You’ll find a modern fitness suite on site with equipment including cross trainers, bikes and treadmills. If you prefer to be active outdoors, the hotel can arrange horse riding and rollerblading in Hyde Park. Or put on your trainers and pick up a running map to explore the surrounding area.

Where is The Ampersand Hotel?

The Ampersand Hotel is in South Kensington, a cultural neighbourhood located in west London.

What is there to do nearby?

South Kensington is an attractive area best known for its museums. The Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and the Natural History Museum are all family-friendly and free to visit.

The world’s leading musicians perform at the Royal Albert Hall and there’s a regular programme of classical music including the BBC Proms. Check out the listings to see who’s playing as the venue to witness its impressive architecture.

The upmarket neighbourhood of Sloane Square is one Tube stop away and is home to boutique shops, the Royal Court Theatre and The Saatchi Gallery. A great time to visit is when the annual Chelsea in Bloom festival takes place, a fringe event to the main RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Shops in the area are transformed with beautiful floral installations which provide wonderful photography opportunities.

How do I get to The Ampersand Hotel?

The closest Tube station is South Kensington (Circle & District and Piccadilly lines), which is a two-minute walk from the hotel.


Nightly rate £226.00 per room


Room Facilities
Air conditioning