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Kensington and Chelsea Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome To Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington-and-Chelsae-Chelsae-Bridge-at-nightThe Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is an inner London borough of Royal borough status, to the west of the centre. It is widely considered to be one of London’s most desirable locations in which to live. The area is renowned as the favoured location for the residences of stars of the screen, sports and politics. 

Accommodation in Kensington and Chelsea is plentiful and varied, with exclusive hotels at every turn and a wide range of alternative mid-range hotels, hostels and student accommodation also available, so visitors can be sure to find an option to suit every budget. 

Top 3 Things in Kensington and Chelsea

  1. Kings Road is the exclusive shopping area and the haunt of the famous. Littered with stunning shops and exclusive boutiques, this is the place to be seen. 
  2. Chelsea Football Club stadium tours are available – marvel at the architecture, see the trophies and experience the dressing rooms and pitch-side positions used by football stars. 
  3. The Saatchi Gallery hosts art from the world’s best, and is the one of the biggest visitor attractions in London. Exhibitions run constantly to provide a wondrous and often surreal experience. 

Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show

Kensington-and-Chelsae-Kings-Road-SignIn May of each year, and for a period of five days, the world’s leading horticulturists display their talents, and show off their wild and exotic flowers and plants, stunning and exuberant garden structures and themed gardens. This event attracts competitors and visitors from all over the world. Competitions run for best gardens, numerous plants and vegetable growing, and the show features exhibitions from celebrity gardeners. The event attracts millions of visitors every year.

Where to Stay: Kensington and Chelsea Hotels

As is to be expected in one of London’s most affluent suburbs, there are numerous Kensington and Chelsea hotels that afford their guests every possible luxury and amenity. However, Chelsea accommodation options include many more affordable and budget places to stay, so everyone can enjoy the pleasures to be found here. Cheap hotels in Chelsea are available, and there are facilities for students, backpackers and travellers who are prepared to share accommodation facilities.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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