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Kensington Hotel

Durley Chine Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5LE , England
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Ranked #127 of 149 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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wolverhampton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Just come back from sons Stag weekend [11 of us], YES the place is quite old, YES the floor creeks, YES it does have its faults but it is the right price, clean and comfortable, just what you want for a stag do. Breakfast is great, plenty of it, hot and tasty. Night porter Douglas nice bloke sort you pizzas... More

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Bolingey, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

To be fare he, the place ain't anything special. But if your after somewhere to rest your head & that's it, this place is perfect. The showers aint great, but you'll be able to has one obviously lol. Breakfast ain't half bad either. Word of warning: BEWARE OF THE WOMAN lol

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Everything was better than I expected after some of the reviews on here but the woman who serves in the dining room in the morning is vile, no manners extremely rude, apparently she's the owner????? I can't believe how unprofessional she was and would not EVER speak to anyone in that way let alone paying customers!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

The Kensington hotel is fine. I have just returned home after spending 2 nights on a hen weekend. The hotel is geared up for hen/stag parties. After reading reviews on here before I went, I was slightly concerned but it was great..... Yes the rooms are dated, but clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly and leave you to get... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here in August 2013 as part of a stag weekend. I payed £170 for the whole weekend (including events), so I guess the hotel didn't cost a lot for the two night stay. "Just as well!" I thought, having read some of the previous reviews on here. I certainly arrived feeling a certain amount of trepidation about my... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Recently stayed here on a hen weekend. After ready other reveiws was slightly worried. but although rooms are dated and could do with an update found it to be clean and had a decent nights sleep. breakfast was also ok.all in all your getting what you pay for

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

The hotel is far from being a palace very dirty outdated the rooms are very poor shower stayed cold and only dribbled out water at best the breakfast was very poor and we had to give £25 deposit each I case of breakages I couldn't find £25 worth of stuff to brake in the Ron overall don't bother booking avoid

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