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BEST WESTERN Seraphine Kensington Olympia Hotel

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225 Kensington High Street | Kensington, London W8 6SA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had two nights here. Hotel is spotless as was our room. Well appointed but so so small., bed was very comfortable nice bedlinen. Lovely large shower tiny weeny basin. If I say compact I really mean it. If you are large people it would be a very tight squeeze! Other than that continental breakfast more than adequate good selection.... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

supposedly a 4* hotel .On roof, windows transluscent and, frosted, did not open more than 3", Horrendous I am chlostrophobic must see the sky. Towels approx. 3 feet long, please !!!. No decaf tea .Was late for appointment as could not work out how to use shower, arthritic so needed towel to grip chrome bar, For goodness sake can anybody... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My original plans were for 4 nights, but they changed and we stayed for eight nights. Mr. Axhami, manager, was very accommodating. We needed to change rooms, which was fine. I was travelling with my 15 year old daughter, first for business, then we stayed a few days more for pleasure. The hotel is in a fabulous location. We were... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great find ! While the rooms are small, it is on a very prime location near Kensington Gardens and museums and just great for its budget level. Since we were not familiar with the tube, we walked from the hotel to the museums and were so appreciative of the great location. The bathrooms were in proportion to the room... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Rooms are very nice and modern but the service is very poor at the reception. I didn't find them very helpful when asking for something and not very friendly. Plus the breakfast was very small, I wouldn't have pay an extra for it. On the positive way, the hotel is very well placed, few minutes away from High Street Kensigton... More 

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Uppsala
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

To save some money we took the Piccadilly Line from Heathrow Terminal 1-2-3 Underground Station to the hotel in High Street Kensington. It meant a 35 minute ride, change at Earls Court and another three minutes on the District line (direction Edgware Rd) to High Street Kensington Underground Station. Turn to the left into High Street and walk 320 m/5... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

From the exterior this hotel is nothing more than a doorway next to Nandos, but once inside it does everything you need a hotel to do. The room was clean and the bed comfy. If we return to the area we will definitely be happy to stay again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Although the room was small, the hotel was clean and the staff were friendly, the bathroom was spotless and the shower was one of the best showers I have seen in a London hotel. The location is ideal for the tube and easy to find.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Good value hotel close to the museums at Kensington and the Royal Albert Hall.Secondary double glazing in the rooms does not effectively keep out road traffic noise. Continental breakfast included in the price and offers a good range of cereals, cold meats and fruit.

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Limassol
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I would like to start by saying that despite the fact that I ticked the "remember me" box (see previous answer from the hotel), I had to log in time after time to pick up my e-mails. Having said that, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The staff were helpful and efficient, the room was just what we needed for... More 

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