This London hotel is in Kensington, 200 meters from the London Natural History Museum and 400 meters from the London Science Museum. Imperial College London and Royal Albert Hall are within one kilometer. Gainsborough Hotel has a bar/lounge and offers 24-hour room service. The staff can arrange dry cleaning/laundry services and tour assistance. This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for violations). The hotel is a short walk from the Natural History Museum and South Kensington Tube station, which has a direct service to London Heathrow Airport. Close by are the exhibition centres of Earls Court and Olympia. The Gainsborough is a converted Victorian house with a classic style and an informal atmosphere. It is named after the celebrated artist, whose portrait of the Duchess of Richmond is in the spacious lounge/reception.