The Gainsborough Hotel encompasses all the elegance of a country home in the heart of London, where guests can unwind and relax in its calming atmosphere. The hotel combines the attractive style of bygone days with an easy informality and is named after the celebrated artist whose portrait of the Duchess of Richmond adorns the wall in the spacious lounge and reception area.
Situated in the exclusive borough of South Kensington, guests will appreciate the hotel's proximity to London's finest shopping, museum and dining venues - Harrods, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum and the glorious Royal Albert Hall are all close at hand. Antiques markets, pubs and the delightful backwaters of Chelsea and Knightsbridge are also within easy reach.
Those on business can benefit from the direct line to Heathrow Airport and the hotel's proximity to the exhibition centers of Earls Court and Olympia.
The Gainsborough is approximately 45 minutes on the direct underground service to Heathrow Airport, 5 minutes train ride to Victoria Station for the Express trains to Gatwick Airport and direct Underground trains to the famous landmarks.
Double and family suites come with all mod cons including TV with cable and a digital alarm clock. If you want the added luxury of a CD player and fresh flowers, plump for the deluxe suite. But for those keener on business than pleasure, there are rooms complete with desk and swivel chair. Secretarial support is available.