The Milestone is located on Kensington Gore (London postcode W8) which runs along the southern border of Hyde Park and consequently it has stunning views over the park and also Kensington Palace. Knightsbridge is to the north east, Mayfair to the east and South Kensington to the south. The massive green area of Hyde Park is 50m across the road.
Rest and Sleep
The Milestone Hotel puts the emphasis on quality not quantity, whilst it only has around 45 guest rooms and a dozen luxury suites, they are all designed for exceptional comfort, elegance and convenience. This hotel is ideal for both business and leisure, with the top hi-tech in-room amenities to suite either type of guest's needs.
The Guest rooms at the hotel include superior and deluxe standard rooms. Each room has its own styling, with either Queen or King Size beds. Each room features two telephone lines, complimentary Wi-Fi wireless broadband internet access and docking station for an iPod.
Guest staying in any of the Milestone's suites can take advantage of complimentary champagne welcome upon arrival, the full butler service, as well as the use of the hotel's stylish Bentley for airport transfers. Several of the suites are split level, and each one has its own specific theme for a unique and unforgettable experience. These theme suites include Safari, Venetian, Princess and Buckingham. The Safari Suite on the 5th floor has great views of Kensington Palace.
- Superior Double Room - Queen Bed (1 or 2 people max)
- Deluxe Double Room - Queen Bed (1 or 2 people max)
- Deluxe King Room - King Bed (1 or 2 people max)
- Deluxe Twin Room - 2 Twin Beds (2 people max)
- Deluxe Studio Room - most featuring King Beds (1 or 2 people max)
- Junior Suite (1 or 2 people max)
- Grand Master One Bedroom Suite (1 or 2 people max)
Eat and Drink
This deluxe hotel has the Chenestons Restaurant with a selection of modern British cuisine with international influences. There is also an extensive wine list to compliment your meal. The traditional Victorian atmosphere is influenced by the mahogany furnishings and bright natural light from the original leaded windows.
The hotel also has a Conservatory for al fresco dining as well as breakfast and the Park Lounge serves a traditional English afternoon tea daily. The lounge is very laid back, with comfortable arm chairs and sofa in which to sink, whilst enjoying the views of Kensington Gardens.
The Milestone also offers its guest the use of its fully equipped gymnasium, including cardiovascular and free weight facilities. If you prefer to relax you can make use of the hotel's health spa and sauna where you can get massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, tanning and yoga sessions as well as manicures, pedicures and hair and make-up treatments. Residents also have use of the hotel's luxuriousResistance Swimming Pool.
Kensington High Street is within 5 minutes walking distance of the hotel and is a 1 km run of retail shops. The nearby tube station is particularly useful as the Circle line goes to Paddington in one direction and Victoria the other, allowing for easy access to either the Heathrow or Gatwick Express trains. There are a multitude of dining and night spots in the area including Zaika, the Michelin star Indian restaurant which is one minute walk from the hotel. Walk down to South Kensington and you will find the Science and Natural History museums, many cosmopolitan restaurants and bars and in general a very upmarket scene.
Milestone Hotel and Travel around London
- Earls Court Centre - 1 stop (4 mins)
- Olympia Centre - 2 stops (6 mins)
- Natural History Museum - 600m
- Covent Garden - 9 stops (19 min)
- Imperial College - 400m
- Harrods - 1400m
- Mayfair - 2300m