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Kensington Hotel

Durley Chine Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5LE , England
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Kensington Hotel
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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hertfordshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

23 of us stayed at the kensington for a hen weekend , ages varying from 26-65. Rooms were basic but this was to be expected from a hotel that mainly has hen and stag parties staying ! Our booking was wrong and they wasn't expecting us until the following day but Carol (who seems to single handedly run the place)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I stayed here from 14th - 16th May 2015 on a stag party. The hotel is situated away from the town centre so no noise from pubs/clubs. The hotel's decor is dated but it's clean, the staff are friendly and the breakfast was fantastic. With a cooked breakfast on offer. Each plate was freshly cooked not a buffet. Cereal &... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Took my mum there for her birthday and we stayed for 2 days. After reading some reviews, I was a bit worried because the place is very popular with stag nights. It was not too bad though. I have made a specific request on my booking made via booking.com, however, it has not been addressed by the hotel. They have... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Not a very nice hotel at all. the room we had was dreadful cold, damp and miserable, wall paper hanging off ceiling, cobwebs hanging off ceiling, nasty shower base with shower spitting out luke warm water. What did me was the rad in bathroom didn't work and the small one in a quad room was just about warm for a... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I stayed here for a Stag weekend, and it did what it needed to....i.e. provide a place to rest your head, change, wash, and then go out. In that regard, it was fine. However, it is very dated, and if I wasn't on a stag weekend, I would have been very disappointed with it. The lady who runs it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Friend booked this place for a stag and it's spot on... Rooms are good, service is great and friendly always willing to help and give advice on local life and is only a 2min cab from the main centre! Only draw back was the size of the breakfast, but still a great place to stay in the area

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Booked a last minute couple of days with a friend and nothing was too for much trouble for the staff, they supplied a map and answered any questions regarding local restaurants that they could recommend, great stay thank you would recommend to friends and family.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. Internet didn't work, hairdryer didn't work, bedding didn't appear to have been changed so slept on top of bed, carpet in bathroom absolutely stinking of urine, breakfast served between 8.30-9.30am ok if you don't have an early appointment. Was sure when checked in that we were told breakfast was served 7.30-9.30am so... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There were 22 of us stayed at the Kensington Hotel back in June this year on a stag do. We stayed for two nights and everyone was very satisfied with our accomodation. The staff are incredible and make this hotel what it is. Always on hand to assist with anything from calling taxis to drinks at the bar. It provides... More 

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Bromley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Having visited again in April, I intended visiting with the family this time. Unfortunately family illness meant that it was just me in the end, but Joan (the owner) was very kind over the very late cancellation. I always feel very welcome at the Kensington. I had a nice comfortable room with everything that I wanted. It looked recently decorated,... More 

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