A luxury quintessentially British boutique hotel in London, just a glance from Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall, in the royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
MyGayGetaway.com recommends this hotel for its BEAUTY, sophistication and attention to detail! If we are honest: we are BLOWN AWAY!
MyGayGetaway.com FUN FACT: Ask for the JUDY GARLAND - indeed, almost a resident, was Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz: American icon Judy Garland. You'll even get to sleep in Ms. Garland’s gilt wood bed! We would request however, that you first kick off your ruby slippers! The beautiful bathroom wall tiles are hand-painted. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, you’ll find that behind the old English charm of The Gore is every modern amenity: yours for the asking.
“The room was very cosy the pillows were great!"
The breakfast lovely and our pre theatre meal in restaurant was very good the staff were very pleasant and helped us with a map on our next part of our stay in London we booked to stay one night wished it was longer! we will return again, you get MORE at the GORE. -Andrew, United Kingdom
Concierge was particularly helpful. Knew all about buses & taxis & times journeys would take. If you like antiques & old paintings you will be happy! We did not eat in hotel but it looked excellent. -Susan, United Kingdom
“Fine for a one night stay too”
Fantastic location for Royal Albert Hall and close to history and science museums. We had a warm reception on arrival, all staff very nice. Bar was lively and staff very efficient. -John, United Kingdom
“The Gorgeous Gore”
Love the character and history of The Gore. The period features and decoration make it just a little different. All the staff are helpful and friendly and relaxed. -Sarah, United Kingdom
“Heading back soon”
Bar is such a bonus. Breakfast was amazing -Kenneth, United States Minor Outlying Islands
“Very Victorian :)”
The personal was very helpful. The view from the room is outstanding. You ll enjoy if you like authentic style. Location is great: the hotel is close to Hyde park, Natural history museum, Science museum, Victoria&albert museum and Royal Albert hall. -Aliya, France
“Would definitely book here again.”
More shelves in cupboard, one was not suffice. The Concierge was excellent! -Deborah, South Africa
“Mornings felt like waking up in a 19th century palace.”
We loved the hotel. Beautiful room. For us a clear 10. Best hotel we have stayed at so far. Liked the idea of having your own mobile phone for free use at the room and available to be taken outside. -Mike, United Kingdom
“Perfect hotel for special occasions”
Lovely hotel, full of character with a real sense of history and occasion. Staff are friendly and helpful. This was our second stay and our experience was the same last time too. -Robert, United Kingdom
“Cosy hotel with superb staff."
The rooms are excellently appointed, the bed very comfortable and the room was extremely quiet. Breakfast is very good and the evening meal, whether the pre theatre menu or the a la carte, is a gastronomic treat. -Lesley, United Kingdom
“Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable, providing insight into the history behind the suite we stayed in and where we were in respect to the Royal Albert Hall (The location of a concert we were going to).
The complimentary offer of an upgrade was really appreciated and too good to turn down. The suite was stunning, with the highlight being the amazing bathroom. Overall the hotel was clean, tidy, friendly and very safe. The decor throughout the hotel and suite was beautiful. Definitely recommend visiting the bar also with its cool, laid back feel and delicious cocktails. -Joshua, United Kingdom
Known among the A-List as the place to relax on a well-deserved break from media eyes, The Gore is a well kept secret for all those who stay with us. The Gore is a gay-friendly hotel situated between Knightsbridge and Kensington, opposite the 'Queen's Gates' to Hyde Park. It is located just around the corner from the Royal Albert Hall and moments from Kensington Palace. Knightsbridge shopping - including Harrods and Harvey Nichols - is just a short stroll away! The hotel is 5 minutes walk to Kensington High Street, the Museums of South Kensington and within easy reach of the West End.
New to our neighbourhood of West London, the magnificent Westfield Shopping Centre, Europes largest indoor luxury boutique & high street shopping mall & entertainment venue. In this elegant and romantic hotel over 100 years of English tradition is discreetly backed by 21st century technology.
At The Gore we wear our heritage lightly. Since 1892, we have been providing guests with understated elegance and impeccable service. As quintessentially British as our near neighbor The Royal Albert Hall, we have won hearts and minds with gracious, personal attention and agreeable luxury that recalls a gentler era and the best traditions of grand hotels.
Today, these traditions are charged with new energy. Our new restaurant, 190 Queen’s Gate, brings both wit and wisdom to fine dining, re-imagining a whole range of comforting classics. Meanwhile Bar 190 is lighting up Knightsbridge and beyond with a vibrant ambience and eclectic drinks selection.
Rooms & Suites
All of The Gore's 50 lavishly appointed rooms and suites are individually furnished, creating a distinctive atmosphere that makes each one truly unique. They are all furnished with sophisticated elegance and a keen eye for detail, with beautiful antiques, period photos and ornately decorated beds.
In harmony with the hotel's distinguished charm, all the rooms offer every possible comfort and discreetly integrate the latest technology.
Fine dining in Kensington
The Gore's strategic location just around the corner from the Royal Albert Hall makes it the perfect place for pre- and post-theatre wining and dining.
At 190 Queen's Gate by Daniel Galmiche, Michelin-starred chef Daniel Galmiche interprets great British classics with a contemporary touch and exquisite French flair. The adjacent Bar 190, which famously hosted the Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet album launch, has an informal, glamorous atmosphere, to be savoured while sipping the cocktail named after the prominent album.
190 Queen's Gate by Daniel Galmiche
190 Queen's Gate by Daniel Galmiche features a unique menu created by dynamic French Chef, Daniel Galmiche.
Bar 190 is a haven in the heart of Central London. Combining subtle elegance with a buzzing nightlife, you can be sure it suits any occasion.
At 190 Queens Gate you can taste a variety of teas and infusions, some of which you won’t find anywhere else, since they were specially created by Camellia’s Tea House for our boutique hotel.