London derbies are always cause for excitement here at our Earls Court hotel, but with Chelsea set to take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge this February, the stakes have seriously never been higher.
Scheduled for Saturday, February 4th, the game -which clicks off at 12.30pm- will see two of the biggest clubs not only in London, but the entire Premier League do battle for top-of-the-table supremacy in one of the most hotly anticipated games of the season.
At time of writing, both clubs were already leading the charge, with Chelsea dominating the ranks on 55 points, Arsenal putting up a valiant campaign in second place with 47 points, and fellow London rivals Tottenham Hotspur just a point behind them in third place. Continue reading
Worried about missing the the biggest football tournament of the year when staying with us at the Hotel Amsterdam in Earls Court? Not sure where to watch Euro 2016 in Kensington and Chelsea?
We’ve got you covered? Below, our resident football fans give us their top picks for the top places in the area to see every second of the action as Europe’s biggest teams do battle for championship glory this June and July.
Famous Three Kings (171 North End Road, W14 9NL),
Located just over five minutes from your Earls Court hotel by the District Line, Famous 3 Kings is renowned throughout West Kensington and beyond for boasting Continue reading
In keeping with a longstanding tradition which goes all the way back to King George II in the mid-18th century, Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her second ‘official’ birthday this June, two months after she turned 90 back in April.
As you might expect from England’s capital, London will be playing host to a number of celebrations to mark the occasion, though is there really anywhere better to stay during the Queen’s birthday weekend than right in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea?
Not according to many of our guests, who’ll be arriving at our hotel near Kensington Palace to join in all the festivities this summer. If you’re one of them, we don’t want you to miss a single Continue reading
As August fades into the sunset and September approaches, the biggest high street stores, boutique retailers and famous department stores in Kensington and Chelsea are all gearing up to make way for their fashionable winter collections.
Yet to do that of course, they first have to clear out all those summer clothes, accessories and other mid-year essentials that have proved so popular -and so expensive- over the last couple of months.
As a top hotel right near Kensington and Chelsea, we’re well placed to keep an eye on all those end-of-summer bargains those big name stores don’t want you to know about, and since we’re passionate about helping you save money on your visit to London, we’ve put together this brief guide of the top places to snap up the latest deals in the area Continue reading
The 2014-2015 football season is all over for now, and the Premier League trophy is resting safely at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea saw them see off stiff competition from the likes of fellow London club Arsenal and northern outfits Manchester City and Manchester United.
Yet with only a few months to go before the new season is upon us, top flight teams from across the country are preparing to head down to Stamford Bridge in an attempt to take the title for themselves. As a loyal supporter of your favourite club, you’ll no doubt be looking to come with them, but with so many between your hometown and Chelsea, you’ll likely need somewhere to stay after the big game.
Sure, you could stay right in the heart of Chelsea itself, but here’s a few reasons why we think you’ll have a much more enjoyable time staying Continue reading