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BEST WESTERN Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   225 Kensington High Street | Kensington, London W8 6SA, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good stay at a hotel that felt new and designed. The rooms are small but fits what you need. Clean bathroom, comfortable beds, and very helpful staff. Free wifi. OK breakfast, a little crowded perhaps some mornings. Definitely recommend!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a hen do to London, we chose this hotel for it's price, location and the fact we could have more than 2 people to a room . On arrival we were told we had the wrong hotel as there are 2 with the same name in kensington so got sent to the right one which was a good 20... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Western is moving into the Big Cities. Indeed, this hotel is one of three within a few minutes walk. All have a same décor, with smaller than expected rooms, but okay as they are well designed, clean, and comfortable. Bathroom is great. Great a/c (it was a sticky warm summer's day). Free wifi. We slept well and enjoyed a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny hotel in the heart of Kensington High Street. 3 blocks from a tube station, in a quiet almost residential neighbourhood. There's a Nando's downstairs with a Waitrose supermarket at the end of the block and a Tesco a block away. Very convenient. The rooms are compact and very clean. Rooms and bathrooms look like they have been recently renovated.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Pleasantly surprised at this smallish boutique hotel. Yes the rooms are not massive but I've stayed in smaller for sure. Had a quiet room at the back. Adequate storage space for a few days. Comfortable bed. Good air con. Nice bathroom. Decent TV. Clean. Complimentary water. Free WiFi. Ice machine in reception. Plenty of positive things there. Breakfast is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bit apprehensive this was a best western and they are generally a bit old & tired looking however this is an old hotel but it's decor is lovely and it's clean and tidy. The rooms are small and the bathroom is tiny but it's fresh and clean, we had air condition which was a relief as it was the hottest... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I found this hotel really nice. The personell were really heplful and serviceminded. Rooms were clean and looked very new. The aircondition was a great thing to have on the hottest days. The only thing that could have been better was the breakfast, could maybe have been some more choices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It says a lot about a hotel room when you can’t decide whether the room at the Grant Hotel in San Francisco where I stayed for a few days in 1975 [and still have nightmares about] was smaller or larger than the Best Western Seraphine Kensington Olympia. So I duly stretched out my arms and tried to touch the opposite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed in this hotel from Friday 11 July to Sunday 13 July. It was in an ideal area and was clean and very smartly decorated. Staff were easy going and just left you to it (in a very positive way). Breakfast had a good selection of continental options. The bathroom was clean and looked liked it... More

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Address: 225 Kensington High Street | Kensington, London W8 6SA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel 4*
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Ideally located on High Street Kensington, just a few minutes’ walk from the High Street Kensington Tube Station, this modern, intimate chic hotel overlooks Holland Park and is in the vicinity of Kensington Palace and Gardens and is the perfect choice for either a pleasurable few days holiday or short business trip. In the surrounding area of the hotel one can find stylish shops, bars and restaurants. Art galleries, the Natural History and Science Museums, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace and The Royal Albert Hall are just a few of the many attractions which are located within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is very close to Olympia and Earl’s Court Exhibition Centres. All guests staying at the hotel get free entrance to the Connoisseur Casino, which is located near the hotel. All our rooms, which are all individually designed, offer the ultimate facilities that one would expect from a hotel of this quality. All rooms have complimentary High Speed Internet access and WIFI, laptop size safe deposit box, full en-suite facilities with bath or shower, IPOD docking system, TV Entertainment system, Tea & Coffee Making facilities, air conditioning, telephone, triple glazed windows, desk, electronic door locking, opening windows and hair dryer. ... more   less 
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