Prince's Gardens, Hyde Park, London

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En-suite Double Room

Prince's Gardens, Hyde Park, London

2 min away from Natural History, V&A and Science Museum, Prince's Gardens offer over 700 stylish bedrooms set around a quiet leafy square in Central London.


  • 21st century buildings
  • Breakfast (at additional cost)
  • Private car parking for a charge (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Children welcome
  • B&B
  • Room Only (no kitchen facilities)
  • 4 Star Official Rating
  • Lifts


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Free broadband access (wifi)
  • Shared gardens
  • Squash court
  • Gym
  • Children's cots
  • Luggage storage
  • 24 hour security
  • Linen included
  • Towels included
  • Common room
  • Sitting room
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Elevator
  • Clothes dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Telephone
  • Central heating

Food and Drinks

  • Restaurant
  • Cooked breakfast (additional cost)
  • Continental breakfast (additional cost)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Bar
  • Picnic area

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (walking distance)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Tennis courts (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (walking distance)
  • Theatre (a short drive)

Prince's Gardens Residences (Southside and Eastside Hall), offer 722 stylish contemporary ensuite single, double and twin bedrooms in the exclusive South Kensington.

The residential complex is located within 5 minutes’ walk from the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There are 2 Tube stations within 5 minutes’ walk (South Kensington and Gloucester Road), providing access to London’s major attractions. Harrods department store and the designer shops at Knightsbridge are 10 minutes' walk away.

Each bedroom features free tea and coffee making facilities as well as a private bathroom. Linen, towels and toiletries are provided.

Princes Gardens is one of Imperial College London Student residences and is open to the public as a hotel during the summer holidays and is a great choice for travellers interested in museums, parks and culture.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. Please refer to the "Arrival information and how to find us" section for further details. 

History to the present day

Imperial College London was opened in 1907 and is one of the worlds foremost science and research universities.

Food and Drinks

Buffet Style Full English and Continental is available to book. Breakfast is served in the Sherfield Building on campus, which is approximately a 4-minute walk from the accommodation. Breakfast times: between 7.00am and 10.00am on weekdays and 7.30am - 10.00am on weekends.

Snacks and light meals are available on campus throughout the day from various outlets.

Food and drink vending machines can be found onsite.

Eastside Bar and Restaurant

The Eastside Bar and Restaurant serves a delicious range of 'gastro-pub' style dishes perfect for lunch or dinner, as well as a superb range of ales and wines, teas and coffees. Conveniently located on the ground floor of the Eastside Halls of Residence, this venue is on the doorstep of any guest staying in Prince's Gardens or Beit Hall. Eastside is open daily from 12.00 to 9.00pm Monday to Thursday and from 11am.00 to 11.00pm on Fridays.

Grounds and gardens

Guests staying in Prince's Gardens can enjoy use of the leafy Prince's Gardens. As London's only privately-owned public square, the Gardens offer a beautiful green tranquil space in the heart of central London. For those who want to venture out of the College grounds, Hyde Park is only a short walk away with vast green space and lake.

Other facilities

Ethos Sports Centre offers sauna, steam room and spa, fitness gym, exercise studio for classes, sports hall for badminton, table tennis, basketball and 5-a-side football, climbing wall, three squash courts, treatments.

Free internet wifi access is available to guests for the duration of your stay.

24 hour front entrance CCTV in operation

Cashless laundry room with iron and ironing board available on site. Wash cycle costs £2.20. Dry cycle costs £1.10. Laundry cards can be purchased from reception (min. value £5.00)

Accessible bedrooms available on request for people with disabilities, please specify your needs on the booking to ensure we can accommodate you.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Watts Way, Off Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 1BA, United Kingdom

Check-in: From 2.00pm.    Check-out: By 10.00am.

Reception is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. The cost is £3.00 per hour or £30.00 per day. To book your parking, please email attaching your accommodation booking confirmation receipt and vehicle registration number.

Nearest Underground Station: South Kensington Station.

Directions: At South Kensington station, turn right into the subway sign-posted for the museums and continue for approx. 5 minutes until you reach the very end of the subway. At the exit, cross the road and turn left up Exhibition Road walking towards Hyde Park. Take the second side street on the right that is Watts Way, half way along the path, you will see the entrance to reception which is located in Falmouth Hall in Southside building on your right hand side approaching from Exhibition Road.

By Car: Please use post code SW7 2BX for satellite navigation. 

Cancellation Terms

Customer loses a night (or more) if the booking is cancelled after a certain time.
If customer cancels giving more than 2 day(s) notice: £10.00 admin fee
First 1 night(s) non-refundable if the customer cancels within 2 day(s) of arrival date, plus £10.00 admin fee.
Customer loses full amount if they cancel on day of arrival date or if they don't show up.

More photos of Prince's Gardens, Hyde Park, London

Eastside Exterior by day Social Space (Eastside Only) En-suite Double Room En-suite Single Room Ensuite Twin Room Check-in Centre/ 24-hour Reception En-suite Twin Room En-suite Single Room Bathroom Check-in Centre/ 24-hour Reception Senior Common Room/Breakfast Room Senior Common Room/Breakfast Room Senior Common Room/Breakfast Room Check-in Centre Entrance Eastside Communal space Marble Arch Paddington Basin Eastside building foyer Check-in Centre Entrance South Kensington Station Hyde Park

Customer feedback

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, October 2017: Great price and very good accommodation right in London. 5/5

, October 2017: A very good standard of accommodation in a great location. Extremely helpful and efficient staff at check-in. 5/5

, October 2017: It's a great place and so near to the Imperia College and to the museums! 4/5

, September 2017: Very clean. Convenient location. Ideal for single person. 4/5

, September 2017: Very nice stay, an excellent location, a short walk to the Museums, just great. 4/5

, September 2017: Location and price were amazing, definitely will try to use these facilities again! 4/5

, September 2017: Excellent value , very central , clean and modern The breakfasts are the best value anywhere in the world! 5/5

, September 2017: Room was clean and spacious and also quiet too. Great location, and we would definitely consider staying again. 5/5

, September 2017: Couldn't fault it. Great location, great room, great staff. Thanks. 5/5

, September 2017: Good location and value for money will enhance tourism 5/5

, September 2017: Very good value for money. Prince's Gardens was set just off the main road around a small, quiet park/garden. The staff at check in were efficient, friendly and helpful. Facilities included a big breakfast (if booked and I would recommend booking it as there was a big choice of food for a very reasonable charge), access to a swimming pool and gym. The V&A is just around the corner with the Science Museum and Natural History Museum close by. At the top of the road is the Albert Hall and Hyde Park. There is a variety of eating places in South Kensington which would suit most pockets. As it is a University Hall of Residence, rooms are quite basic, but they are kept clean and provide tea and coffee facilities. The rooms are a real bargain for the price charged. 5/5

, September 2017: A good experience from check in to departure 4/5

, September 2017: Lovely place to stay. Helpful and friendly staff. Would recommend this place to anyone wanting a clean quiet location,yet near to the museums,Hyde Oark etc. 5/5

, September 2017: This was an option I had not explored before - so glad we did. It was perfect for our requirements, very conveniently located, and easy. I will do this again when I next travel to London. 4/5

, September 2017: My friend and I were most impressed with the whole experience and the nearness to the RAH. We will both be booking with you again next year. 5/5

, September 2017: What a delight. Way above my expectations. So very reasonable when you consider where we were. You will be my first port of call whenever I am in London at the appropriate time. Very well done. 5/5

, September 2017: I was very pleased with the room, location, and the price. Check-in staff were really friendly and helpful, ready with directions and tips, and even lending me an alarm clock. I'd definitely stay here again. 4/5

, September 2017: Excellent staff 5/5

, September 2017: I would not regard the facilities as "5 star" but the room was clean, attended to daily and adequate for all that was required. The College location could not have been better and everything needed was close by in particular cooked meals, shop and alcohol which was remarkably cheap and great value. Really enjoyed our time at the Imperial College. 4/5

, September 2017: This is an excellent option for London accommodation in summer. The Princes Gardens accommodation is very well located, central and easily accessible to many places of interest and to numerous cafes, bars and restaurants. Although the rooms are simply furnished, as one would expect for student accommodation, they are very well maintained and clean, and they have a large amount of storage space for clothing. Excellent value for money in a great location. 4/5

, September 2017: Excellent staff. 5/5

, September 2017: The quality of our stay was excellent. The location of the university rooms was in an ideal setting; it made getting around so much easier. We were just a 5 minute work from the entrance to Hyde park and there was a bus stop at the end of the road that run 24hrs that stopped at most of London's tourist places. The double room was small but big enough to fit two people comfortably (as we weren't in the room much anyway). Access to the University Rooms was easy and the staff were friendly and accommodating. We left our luggage at reception on the last day so we could do some more sight seeing without worrying about carrying our luggage around. It's a straight forward journey to the University rooms from Euston station, you just have to catch the number 10 bus and so the same on the way back. We will definitely stay here when we come to London in the future. Great value for money! 5/5

, September 2017: Pleasant, well-run residence. Handy to all amenities, museums, underground. I would certainly stay here again. Facilities were very clean; housekeeping was excellent. We appreciated having access to a kitchen and laundry facilities too. 4/5

, September 2017: We were very happy with our stay in the Princes Gardens complex and would book to stay there again. 5/5

, September 2017: Thanks to all the staff. 5/5

Mrs Patricia L, August 2017: Very quiet and peaceful. So handy for museums. Looking forward to visiting again next year. 5/5

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