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Kensington Hotel

Durley Chine Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5LE , England
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Ranked #126 of 151 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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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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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The owner was very friendly. We had a family room with a double and 3 single beds, all looked fine, however under inspection the linen was not clean, especially the pillows. The room was very musty and there was no toiletries at all. Towels were also worst for wear. I have stayed at many hotels similar in black pool, so... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

What a great little place. A little dated furniture wise, but the service from Carol was first class. Comfy beds, decent shower and clean towels daily and a decent breakfast offer to help recover from the night before. The lounge bar is great and recently refurbished, with large HDTV and patio area. From check-in to leaving, Carol was on hand... More

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london
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I would just like to thank Carol who manages the Kensington Hotel, who made our two night stay a very happy one. Having read some of the previous reviews, I was very doubtful of a good week-end? But for the money we all paid ( 24 of us ), we had nice clean rooms, and the breakfast was fine. Carol... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Read reviews Pryor to stag weekend and was totally put off by what I read but that soon changed after spending time there .... The rooms were all of good standard ... hot running water ... clean towels ... fresh bedding ... and the staff made us feel more than welcome ... poured lovely drinks at the bar on Saturday... More

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Address: Durley Chine Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5LE , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 37
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