"Kensington is one of London?s smartest districts and only a short bus, tube or taxi ride into London''s West End. Prestigious Knightsbridge and Harrods are within walking distance, whilst the Natural History Museum, The Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Imperial College London, Kensington Palace, High Street Kensington shops and Olympia exhibition centres are also close by. The nearest tube station is Gloucester Road on the Piccadilly, Circle and District line. Fast track trains can be used for a quicker journey to or from the following airports into London, Heathrow Express from Paddington Station. Journey time takes approximately 15 minutes. Gloucester Station also connects you with Heathrow Airport through the Underground?s Piccadilly line. Gatwick Airport Express from Victoria Station. Journey time takes approximately 30 minutes. If you are traveling by bicycle, you are able to park your bicycle in the communal stand outside Gloucester Road underground station as well as at the Vanderbilt Hotel. Bicycles are available for hire around the city, please ask your concierge. On your doorstep is Chelsea, Kings Road, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Science Museum, Knightsbridge and Harrods, Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and Gardens, Royal Albert Hall and Memorial, Sloane Street haute couture."