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Number Sixteen

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Sumner Place, London SW7 3EG, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)
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Ranked #96 of 1,075 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just finished off a European trip and finished with three nights in London. We have stayed many times on this same street at another small hotel but it was booked so we decided to stay at Nimber Sixteen. Our room faced the street and was beautiful with a king size bed and double sinks in the bathroom. Staff was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a big fan of the Firmdale Hotels in London and New York but this is my favourite so far! Love the sitting rooms and breakfast room that goes out into a beautiful charming garden. Fantastic for breakfast and for their amazing High Tea to sit in a Classic English Garden! Kit Kemp's exquisite design is always exciting to... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was one of my best friends Hen weekend! Girls coming from all over and in need of a great space to relax, eat, chat and of course have a base in London for the busy weekend. We couldn't find a better place. Well connected, very clean, professional and polite staff. Really recommend this hotel for a couple or friends weekend... More

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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The room which I stayed was not so big but very clean and lovely. People who work there are very kind to the guests, and their hospitality was perfect. It is very close to V&A and South Kensington tube station.

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Tampere, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I absolutely loved my tiny room (305) upstairs. I stayed for four nights, but would've wanted to stay forever. Lots of stairs to climb and it was a bit of a maze at first, but for me it was just part of the fun. The bed was super comfortable and I enjoyed the view from the window when lying on... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Was here as solo traveler in April - had one of the smaller rooms. Found it was well organized however so the size was not an issue at all - it's all very cute and well-appointed. Loved the pillows, bedding, shower and heated tower bar. Everything was very clean and well taken care of. Also loved how close the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

Everything about this hotel is wonderful ... The location, the rooms, the garden. But most importantly the staff who are all delightful. I especially want to thank those who were on duty on the evening of the 30th of April when I was struggling to get to the airport for a long haul flight (tube strike, my cab did not... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I discovered the hotel via a recommendation and felt at home from the first time. Since I am welcomed with personal attention every time I return which makes my trips to London a particular pleasure. Rooms are small but offer all amenities you need; the ground floor offers plenty of space and the excellent breakfast (varied buffet and offer on... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

WOnderful small boutique hotel, with charming rooms, excellent service, an honour library bar, and great breakfast room in the conservatory looking out on the garden. A lovely terrace garden which we didn't use because of the temperature, but a hotel I would come back to.

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

... make sure your room faces the garden. I stayed in this hotel for a week and was very happy in a beautiful double room overlooking the garden. However my colleague was on the front and was woken very early by the rubbish collection. No fault of the hotel but worth knowing. The breakfasts are fantastic and eating outside in... More

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Address: 16 Sumner Place, London SW7 3EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Number Sixteen 5*
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Number Sixteen London, England
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#77 Luxury Hotel in London #111 Business Hotel in London #162 Romantic Hotel in London #206 Family Hotel in London
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Number Sixteen forms part of a row of gleaming white stucco mid Victorian townhouses. It originally opened in the 1980’s and instantly became popular with discerning travellers looking for an alternative to the larger Park Lane hotels. Now several years on, the hotel has a Firmdale point of view. Kit Kemp redesigned the hotel in her signature, fresh modern English style. ... more   less 
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