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About and History of Royal Garden Hotel

About Royal Garden Hotel

The Royal Garden Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel which offers a peaceful haven in central London. Watch the seasons come and go as you take in a top-floor vista including Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park, the capital’s rooftops and colourful mews houses. The horizon above the trees is punctuated with London’s iconic architecture, from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament.

Take a look at our hotel videos, which will give you an insight into why our guests come back to the hotel year after year. We look forward to introducing you to the refreshed and upgraded Royal Garden Hotel very soon, and to help you along why not visit our special packages and offers.

Additionally, why not view our PDF factsheet which has everything you need to know about the Royal Garden Hotel, London. 

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Opened in 1965, the Royal Garden Hotel is an independently owned 5 red star hotel situated on Kensington High Street. The hotel neighbours Kensington Gardens, once the private grounds of Kensington Palace, the former residence of Diana, Princess of Wales and current residence of William & Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
As the international sportspersons’ London hotel of choice, its guests range from top football stars to leading international rugby and cricket teams, including the 2011 Rugby World Cup winners, New Zealand All Blacks and the 2007 Cricket Cup winners, Australia. In 1966, the Royal Garden Hotel was the official hotel for the FIFA World Cup as well hosting the UEFA Euro ‘96 Championships, the Cricket World Cup in 1999 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2004 and 2013. 
The hotel also boasts a vast rock star heritage. This has much to do with its location, where swinging London really took off in the 1960s. At that time, guests included Sonny and Cher, Abba and The Monkees. Today, many contemporary pop acts and opera divas still like to stay at the Royal Garden Hotel, with venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Hammersmith Apollo and Shepherds Bush Empire close by.
The hotel remains privately owned, with two sister properties in Singapore – The Goodwood Park Hotel and York Hotel.

2- 24 Kensington High Street London W8 4PT: +44 (0)20 7937 8000 F: +44 (0)20 7361 1991 The Royal Garden Hotel is part of the Goodwood Group of hotels

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