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Number Sixteen

#114 of 1,059 Hotels in London
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16 Sumner Place, London SW7 3EG, England
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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Nice room + Huge bed + Very good breakfast, lots of choices + Nice garden with a fountain + Good toiletries in the bathroom + Attention to service, very good staff - No easy to find from the street, no particular signs

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Number Sixteen was a fabulous place to stay during a two day work meeting in London. The Staff were fantastic and very helpful. The lounge and great rooms are delighful and a great place to relax and have a coffee after a long day. I highly reccomend this place for a stay in London.

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Sydney, Australia
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115 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed 3 nights at Sixteen, but were a little disappointed by the service levels and staff attitudes. This boutique hotel is situated in a really nice residential street, very close to shops and tube. It has some lovely sitting rooms on the ground level and a very pleasant breakfast room and garden. We had 2 interconnecting rooms on the... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having had a couple of meetings in an apparently 5 star "iconic" hotel adjacent to a certain railway station beloved by John Betjamin and where the concept of customer service was as alien to the incompetent staff as smiling it was a fantastic to arrive at Number Sixteen and be treated with calm and smiling efficiency and warmth. Lovely quirky... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect in every way. First experience with Firmdale Group and will definitely stay in one of their hotels when I'm next in London or New York. Bedroom with juliet balcony overlooking street, superbly comfortable bed, linen, etc. Lovely breakfast area with garden and interesting decor throughout. Public areas small but it's a hotel with not many rooms. There are... More 

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Farnham
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We booked afternoon tea for 5.30pm to fit in with going to the Royal Albert Hall which is a manageable walk away. Parking is possible outside on a meter, we were lucky to find a space. This is a lovely small hotel. The real plus point is the friendly staff who make your visit so comfortable. The afternoon tea is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I am currently obsessed with the Firmdale Collection of Hotels in London. They are all decorated so beautifully with such great attention to detail. Every room is different and very interior designed. The PRO's of this Hotel - If you like the South Kensington Area then this is a perfect location for you. If you don't know the area it... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Can't rate this hotel highly enough.I have never experienced such a wonderful level of staff friendliness - every single member of the staff we encountered, greeted us with a smile and Good Morning or Evening. The hotel is beautifully decorated, breakfast is wonderful - poached eggs and avocado on rye - yum! and rooms so very comfortable with lovely linen.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Simple, relaxed and intimate luxury. Beautiful rooms, great service, excellent food. The attention to detail is relentless. Wonderful chain too. I have stayed at two hotels now in the Firmdale chain and you rely on the quality in each one.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Number Sixteen may be small but is perfectly formed. Our room on the second floor had a roadside view but with no roadside noise. The furnishings were exquisite and the bed the best I've slept in for years. The breakfast in bed service on Sunday was a little slow but a minor point in comparison to the overall stay. Do... More 

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With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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