The Franklin Hotel  

 
 
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28 Egerton Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2DB
 
 

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The Franklin Hotel A relaxed townhouse hotel a few moments walk from the shopping and nightlife of Knightsbridge, The Franklin is universally praised for its staff, who are on hand to help with everything from jogging routes or personal shopping. It reopened under the ownership of Starhotels in 2016 with a completely fresh look from renowned designer Anouska Hempel, famous for boutique hotel Blakes. Eastern influences with echoes of Italy and Morocco can be seen in whites Carrara marble floors, floor-to-ceiling Venetian screens, hangings from Istanbul and wrought iron balustrades. The resulting dramatic-yet-whimsical design creates a standout hotel on the luxury London scene. Oversized Venetian mirrors oversee the restaurant while mirrored walls line The Franklin Bar next door to create a stylish, Gatsby-esque escape for pre-dinner drinks or a cocktail. Sweat it out in the fitness room and relax in the Hammam on the lower ground floor.

 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Telephone reservations

 

To book the The Franklin Hotel by phone, call the telephone booking department on 020 7420 4953. The hotel reservations call centre is open seven days a week from 8am until 11pm (UK time) seven days a week. From United Kingdom call 020 7420 4953

Meeting rooms and conference facilities

 

The Franklin Hotel has meeting rooms available for private hire for the purpose of events and conferences. For details of these rooms and to get a LondonTown.com special offer of meeting room hire at this hotel please click here: Meeting Room Hire at The Franklin Hotel

Group booking discounts

 

Are you booking for a group of people? If you are making a booking for a group of people and require over 10 rooms, you may prefer to speak to the Group Booking Department for The Franklin Hotel bookings. Special deals can be arranged for groups, including discounts and arrangements for adjacent and inter connecting rooms if required. Call the Groups Reservations Department on 020 7292 2307. The best way to book a group deal is to complete the online form for group reservations at The Franklin Hotel.

In the neighbourhood around The Franklin Hotel

 

The Franklin Hotel is in the London neighbourhood of Knightsbridge

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The Egerton House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £263  42% off
17 Egerton Terrace, SW3 | 1 minute from The Franklin Hotel
Set back from a tree-lined garden square in exclusive Knightsbridge, with prime shopping nearby at Harrods or along the King's Road and the Natural History Museum ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £366  34% off
15 Cheval Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Perfect for extended stays, Cheval Knightsbridge Apartments offer everything needed to make you feel at home on your travels including fully fitted kitchen. The Cheval Knightsbridge ... More
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  32% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 6 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
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Belmond Cadogan
London > Useful Numbers > New Hotels
75 Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 8 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Belmond, the luxury hotel group behind Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, is backing the £28 million (US$48 million) investment project in The Cadogan, the prestigious hotel on ... More
 
 
 
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Bulgari Hotel London
London > Useful Numbers > New Hotels
163-173 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW7 | 8 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Legendary Italian jeweller Bulgari opened this exclusive boutique hotel in 2012 on the site of the former Normandie Hotel in Knightsbridge, overlooking Knightsbridge Green. Following the ... More
 
 
 
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The Lanesborough
London > Useful Numbers > New Hotels
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London SW1X | 16 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Lanesborough offers 93 beautiful rooms and suites in a prestigious location on the borders of Knightsbridge and Belgravia and on Hyde Park corner. In summer ... More
 
 
 
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London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th to 23rd September 2018
The Franklin Hotel, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the tenth time in 2018, when the festival celebrates its ...More
 
 
 
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Arvo Part x Arup: Memory & Light
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th to 23rd Sep 2018 - Various Times
The Franklin Hotel, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
A unique meeting of music and design, inspired by Arvo Part's words. Curated by Clare Farrow....More
 
 
 
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Michael Anastassiades: A Fountain For London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th to 23rd Sep 2018 - Various Times
The Franklin Hotel, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The London Fountain Company presents a prototype for a new drinking water fountain designed by Anastassiades to be located in the Brompton Design District and at ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Franklin Hotel

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Franklin Hotel
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports some ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Franklin Hotel

The best shops and markets near The Franklin Hotel
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The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Some of the younger contemporary designers feature here including Alexander McQueen, YMC, Dryshod and Fake. This shop gets our 'Editor's Choice' rosette for its quirky mix ... More
 
 
 
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Farmacia Santa Maria Novella
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
117 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
For anyone who's been to the original Farmacia Santa Maria Novella in Florence the lack of ornately painted ceiling and intricately carved wood paneling at this ... More
 
 
 
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Chanel
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
278-280 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The bags, the shoes, the accessories and of course the collection, Chanel needs no introduction. The fashion empire founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel began in 1912 ... More
 
 
 
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The Good Earth
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
233 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Franklin Hotel
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Racine
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
239 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Franklin Hotel
A comfortable Brasserie that offers London's most daringly retro French dining experience, from the beautifully presented fruits de mer to the slightly snooty staff. The head ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
243 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Franklin Hotel
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Franklin Hotel

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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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The Franklin Hotel gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 7 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Place Gardens North and South
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 8 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
A private space a short walk from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, Cadogan Place Gardens is a long rectangular site with Pont Street dividing a smaller north ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 4 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Franklin Hotel clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 9 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 10 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar is a London institution, a place to have a ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Franklin Hotel

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Franklin Hotel
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

An interactive modular maze-like installation in The Sackler Courtyard....More

Jameel Prize 5
Exhibitions | Until 25th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

International artists present a variety of multimedia installations, paintings and fashion designs, representing countries as diverse as Bangladesh, Iraq, France ...More

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

A unique insight into the design process behind a selection of groundbreaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and ...More

Arvo Part x Arup: Memory & Light
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

A unique meeting of music and design, inspired by Arvo Part's words. Curated by Clare Farrow....More

Michael Anastassiades: A Fountain For London
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

The London Fountain Company presents a prototype for a new drinking water fountain designed by Anastassiades to be located in ...More

Fashioned From Nature
Fashioned From Nature
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship ...More

 
The Future Starts Here
The Future Starts Here
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

A blockbuster spring exhibition, The Future Starts Here sees the V&A look at the power of design in the making ...More

 
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up
Exhibitions | Until 4th November 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

The Victoria and Albert Museum's major fashion exhibition for 2018 puts the spotlight on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her ...More

 
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
London Design Festival at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Franklin Hotel

London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum is the central hub of The London Design Festival for the tenth time in ...More

 

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