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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 #84 of 1,055 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bronxville, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned to New York from a four-night stay at Number Sixteen. My two daughters and I loved the hotel -- beautifully decorated, very comfortable beds, excellent and friendly service from the entire staff, delicious breakfast -- and also loved the location in South Kensington near the Tube, great restaurants, cafes, shopping, and museums. We stayed in a Deluxe... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here over Christmas 2013 and I realised I never reviewed it. What a great stay we had - complete with a lovely and thoughtful gift from the hotel on Christmas morning! The rooms are beautifully decorated. Comfy beds, fluffy robes and Molton Brown products. Breakfast is delicious - healthy, tasty. Staff welcoming and helpful. Lounge areas relaxing and... More

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Lachen, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've never been to London the first coscious choice you have to make when selecting a hotel is the neighborhood. South Kensington and Chelsea are posh yet multicultural quarters, brimming with bars, cafés,restaurants and boutiques. Personally I like South Kensington as it is closer to Hyde Park which is a boon if you enjoy running. Number 16 is smack... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just spent 9 nights at this wonderful property in my favorite part of London "South Kensington!" I have stayed at several different properties in South Kensington before and this property was by far the best!! Loved the location! I will start with saying "the entire staff was fantastic!" I was traveling on my own and each and every one... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Of note were the friendly and accommodating attitudes of the staff. The hotel has an exquisite interior design merging classic with beautifully modern pieces. There was a meticulous attention to detail paid in all areas of hospitality. I consider this to be an ultra-slick operation without being too austere- a rarity in Sth Ken. Indeed perfectly located for lovers of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I spent 5 nights recently at this lovely Firmdale a Hotel in South Kensington. It has a comfortable English home vibe and a peaceful courtyard garden for guests. Rooms are beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, and have everything one might need. Staff was personal and always obliging with getting taxis, making reservations and storing luggage. Although rates are not cheap, they... More

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15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Small, elegant and quirky as well. This hotel is even better than the last time we stayed there. The staff is amazing, from my Skype call to the emails and theater and restaurant and shopping recommendations. The rooms are large and perfect- with great mirrors and lighting. But the best is the garden- for a leisurely breakfast ( included), high... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

I and my husband stayed a week end in this pretty hotel 3 min walk from South Kensington tube station. It has been bought by an American company 4 years ago, refurbished to high standard and doted with young and extremely professional and friendly staff. The room we stayed in was large, impeccably clean, fine bedlinen, good bathroom, air conditioning,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I had a fantastic stay at Number Sixteen last July after we were married in Chelsea. We returned last weekend to celebrate our first anniversary and were made to feel extremely welcome by the friendly staff. The manager had left a personal note welcoming us back as well as a gift in our room. We were offered... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 41
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