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Cranley Gardens Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 Cranley Gardens | South Kensington, London SW7 3DB, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

South Kensington is a well positioned area to stay and the Cranely Hotel is in the centre just of Old Brompton Rd. On arrival refreshments were offered. Tea, juice. Fire was alight and very welcome on a cold day. Rooms are beautifully fitted out with very comfortable beds. Breakfast delivered to room is a great luxury. The one negative is... More

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Vienna
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

The price may not be worth the quality of rooms, but I think that's the same anywhere in London. The hotel is located in a nice and clean part of the city. We enjoyed walking around, and admiring the beautiful English houses and looking for a good restaurant (for example the Italian "Olive" restaurant of the Millenium Bailey's hotel at... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

We checked in in to this hotel midway through our London stay because the hot water in our apartment was not working. The hotel was within walking distance from Gloucester Rd Station in a very quiet and safe neighborhood with many amenities nearby ( Waitrose, pubs, restaurants etc ) We paid 125 GBP for a triple sharing room and (... More

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

I stayed there for 13 days in February, 2011. I had a nice time there. The hotel is well located, in a quiet street, close to Gloucester Road Tube Station, Waitrose and some restaurants. The breakfast (included in the price) was ok, not the best of my life, but not the worst one. Coffe, tea, toasts and jam. Unfortunately the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Make sure to ask for a room to the back, we were in the front for the first night and got no sleep at all. The staff were lovely and very helpful they moved us the minute we asked. To be honest the hotel is a bit of a warren, but you get what you pay for. The breakfast was... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

London seems in a class by itself when it comes to a hotel. Either they are not good or very expensive, this hotel fits somewhat into that category. When I arrived and was checking in a couple came to the desk and requested a room change as their room was "not acceptable"(not sure what the issue was). The woman at... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

I've been going there for a long while. It has never been a great hotel, but it was cheap. However the quality has been deteriorating month after month. Very very dirty. The carpet is covered with dust and hairs. Mattress are very very very uncomfortable. Blankets are dirty. The cleaning lady does never make the bed properly....you can see that... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

The location of the Hotel is superb. Just a few minutes from South Kensington station. A lat of restaurants in the neighbourhood. The hotel itself has a friendly staff and are helpfull. We booked on the hotel site for 2 adults and 2 children. An email is the room would be big enough for 4 was not answered. When we... More

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Having previously spent a night in a truly appalling hotel for the same rate just a couple of miles away, we weren't expecting too much for our money and so were pleasantly surprised by the Cranley Gardens Hotel. Our room was a reasonable size and had everything we needed for our stay. Staff on the front desk were very helpful... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

Just see phantom at the royal albert hall booked the cranley so we could walk to the threatre yes it is in need of some money spending on the bedrooms but it was clean and tidy the staff were very helpful and as it was 50.00 pounds cheaper than anything around it a good job done for the money if... More

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Address: 8 Cranley Gardens | South Kensington, London SW7 3DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
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Hotel Class:3 star — Cranley Gardens Hotel 3*
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Cranley Gardens Hotel is a traditional family run hotel offering simplicity and comfort at competitive price. Located in South Kensington, one of London most exclusive area in London, it is the ideal location for shopping, sightseeing, culture and security. The hotel, originally 4 Victorian houses, has conserved some of the original features and offers a selection of single, double, twin and family rooms. Our multilingual staff will be pleased to help you plan and enjoy your stay in London. ... more   less 
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