London’s SW3 Cheslea District includes the areas of Chelsea, Brompton and Knightsbridge. Local attractions include the King’s Road, Saatchi Gallery, Harrods and Royal Albert Hall. See all hotels in London SW3.
TOP PICK: Sydney House Chelsea
(from £125/night. London SW3 6PU
What’s included… Rooms include iron/ironing board, hair dryer, free wifi and complimentary internet television access. This Victorian property also includes a restaurant, bar/lounge and ticket and tour assistance.
Nearby… This four star luxury hotel is situated just a few minutes from South Kensington Tube Station, providing easy access to other parts of London.
How far to…
King’s Road 5 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 14 minute wall
Harrods 15 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 18 minute walk
(From £98/night. London SW3 3DW)
What’s included… These modern self-catering apartments include washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchens with microwave, oven, refrigerator, toaster, iron/ironing board, free wifi and coffee and tea making facilities. Other services include weekly housekeeping and 24 hour concierge. The self-catering aspect of this establishment will ensure you keep eating out and laundry costs down.
Nearby… Located within walking distance of Sloane Square and South Kensington Stations, this is a great base to explore London.
How far to…
King’s Road 10 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 10 minute walk
Harrods 13 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 19 minute walk
The Beaufort – London
(From £185/night. London SW3 1PP)
What’s included… Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. All guests can enjoy complimentary drinks at the bar between 3pm and 11pm.
Nearby… This small luxury four star hotel is situated near Knightsbridge Station (Piccadilly Line).
How far to…
Harrods 4 minute walk
King’s Road 16 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 16 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 17 minute walk
Not to be missed in London SW1…
Head to the King’s Road for some retail therapy, or grab a drink at one of the many chic pubs and independent cafes. Highlights include the Peter Jones department store and dinner at The Big Easy which serves up lobster, ribs and frozen margaritas.
The Saatchi Gallery, just off the King’s Road, exhibits contemporary art by lesser known artists. Highly recommended; admission is free.
From poodles to pashminas, Harrods department store has it all. Even if you’re not there to buy anything, this decadent building is worth a wander round.
The Royal Albert Hall, opened in 1871, is host to music, comedy, entertainment and award ceremonies. Check the box office for current events.