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The Harrington

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1 Harrington Gardens | South Kensington, London SW7 4JJ, England (Formerly Avni Luxury Serviced Apartments)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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42 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Good location, good apartment, nothing to complain about. Not too noisy, not 'too' anything really. One review says 'fit for purpose' and this is a good description - not much character but fine. Near to the Nat History, near to the tubes, near to High Street Ken and wonderful Hyde Park.

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for this review and I am sorry to know that we did not make a stronger impression on this guest but appreciate the open feedback. I am confident that the changes we will be making to the apartments, will lend them a great deal more character and form a stronger impression on all of our guests. In... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This was my first stay at the Harrington. I have previously stayed around the corner on Old Brompton Road and did not regret the change at all. It will absolutely be my London base in future! Upon arrival, the concierge was incredibly apologetic that I would be receiving a room in the basement, a few floors away from the rest... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for such an enjoyable review to read - a boost for the whole team. We are delighted to know that this guest so enjoyed her stay with us. It is also very helpful to other prospective guests to have an alternative view of a Lower Ground Floor apartment, especially from someone who had the opportunity to make... More 

Paphos, Cyprus
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6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My first rented London flat was in Courtfield Road. That is the very next Street and was 45 years ago. I won't bother to repeat how convenient the area is for so many different activities or purposes. Treat that as a given fact. If you want the detail, read the other reviews. I have used the Harrington as my London... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

My thanks for this review and it is very rewarding for the whole team to read that the changes we have been making, and continue to make, really are coming through in terms of guests' experience when staying at The Harrington. It is very helpful to other clients considering staying at The Harrington to get a variety of opinions on... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I like this hotel ... Good Location, Good Room, New Decoration ... Only one thing. Staff put me in B4 room which is located in basement next to the staff room. The room also next to the neighborhood restaurant which noisy and seems to move the table all the time until midnight. I still give them second chance to book... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Our sincere thanks for this review and I am very happy to know that this guest enjoyed his stay with us. I very much appreciate the feedback with regards to this one particular apartment, and we are taking steps to improve the experience there. It was interesting to compare this review with the one which followed, which clearly shows that... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

A wonderful aparthotel ideally located and with professional facilities you would expect to ensure your stay in London is as comfortable and effortless as possible. Staff are attentive and polite, with room facilities of a high standard.

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Our thanks for this review and the whole team are very happy to know that this guest so enjoyed his stay with us. It is clear from my own observations and recent reviews that the guest service training we recently carried out to remind our team of this very important aspect of their role is really paying off in terms... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We didn't expect the apartment to be big because the price was reasonable !! I was impressed by the size and furniture .. It's large and modern and it's too close to both South Kensington and Gloucester rd .. You can easily reach the popular area of Harrods (knightsbridge) ! Take your dental kit and slippers because they won't supply... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for this review and to the guest for also providing it in Arabic. The superb location of The Harrington comes up in review after review and it's true that it is an excellent location both for the local facilities of shopping and restaurants and for getting around the rest of central London as well as, of course,... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Have now stayed in three appartments, they are all different and each one has been a pleasure to stay in. The very spacious one at the front had the benefit of views out onto the bustle of Gloucester Rd / Stanhope Gardens, which is always entertaining if a bit noisy at night. The back appartments are smaller but have the... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for this review and the whole team are delighted that this regular guest is so enjoying his midweek stays with us. I really appreciate the review of the benefits of different apartments, which will be really helpful to anyone considering staying at The Harrington. Some apartment types - such as Large Studio Apartments - are only rear... More 

Grosse Pointe, Michigan
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Knowing that I had paid a reasonable price for accomodations for a 4-night stay for my adult daughter and me, The Harrington exceeded my expectations. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen well equipped, and the shower was hot with strong water flow. The staff was gracious and eager to assist in making our time at The Harrington and in London... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

It is very rewarding for all of the team to read this review and we are delighted to know that this guest so enjoyed her stay at The Harrington. It is particularly rewarding to see that some points criticized previously are now commended - illustrating that we do react to all of the feedback we get. As with many, this... More 

Berlin, Germany
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

unfortunately only stayed one night which is such a same given the wonderful appt i had complete with fitted kitchen and all mod cons. great appt, lots of space and super location, especially for heathrow as it is next to Gloucester Road

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

"If only I could have stayed longer" is a wonderful sentiment to read and the whole team are very grateful for this review and delighted that these guests so enjoyed their stay. We really appreciate any and all feedback to ensure that we can keep on improving the quality of our apartments and the service that we provide to meet... More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Good - location is excellent, you can see it once step out fr the Gloucester Rd tube. - lift is a great asset, even though size like a telephone booth. It helps not just when you check in and out w/ your luggages but also when you have tired legs and hands full of grocery of shoppings. - 24 hr... More 

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MatthewBrooks, General Manager at The Harrington, responded to this review

My thanks for such a useful review covering a number of points, some of which would be very helpful to other clients considering staying here and others which are very helpful to me. We agree that improvements need to be made with furniture and we will start changing all of the main items in all apartments next month. As this... More 

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