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Kensington West Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Matheson Road,, London W14 8SN, England (Formerly Aston Court Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a single room behind reception (layout was as the traveller photo with bunk beds, but with a half wall as your headboard & shelf, and bathroom is on the right behind the TV), which was a bit noisy as stairs were behind it, and it looked onto the road at the side of the hotel, but I managed... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a young solo traveller and I often worry about staying in hotels alone however Kensington West was very safe and secure! I felt very comfortable staying in this hotel and I would definitely stay again in the future. The staff are very friendly, too! The only down sides to the hotel is that there is no breakfast service,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Pros- The hotel is very clean, staff very friendly, neighborhood is safe. About a ten minute walk from Earl Court station. Cons- no AC during a heat wave is rough. Away from all the action Would recommend it overall If you want to be in this area

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I could say I have no choice and I booked this hotel at last minutes & stayed for 2 nights. Hotel has assigned me to a room at ground floor - Room 2. The Room is very tidy but you could hear the noise from next door. There is no mobile phone signal in the room and you have to... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The room had no floor between the beds the room was so boiling the window didn't open properly only had 1 small fan for a room of 5 people 1 of us ended up in hospital with heat exhaustion as was constantly sick barely slept at lady there just have me a dirty look when I complained and just sort... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed here for one night while attending Imbibe at the Olympia. The room was clean with a nice little bathroom. Location-wise it was great...walking distance to the Olympia and some good places to eat nearby. Other reviewers are right though...there is no breakfast (it says b&b?) and the rooms are very warm. The window was open... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We didn't get any sleep at all !! Doors banging, People arguing & shouting. The people above our room had a shower about midnight and it sounded like rain on a plastic roof !! The TV remote wouldn't work. The kettle wouldn't fit under the tap, in the Very small bathroom sink. ( No cup of tea.) The room was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

we stayed here for one night and it was all it said, clean comfortable, friendly helpful staff at reception, convenient to what we wanted, great check in and out times and v.accomodating with leaving luggage etc. my word of warning is - Don't have room 1. its on the ground floor - at the front and right and I mean... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The hotel is messy. Free wifi disaster. Hotel lift very scary and the rooms have no AC and become very hot. Would only book again if I have to but prefer to spend 20 euro a night more. That is way worth it

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in one of the 5 person rooms, which is perfect if you are all 4 feet tall and weigh 32 pounds. Very, very crowded. No AC, and just one window. The sign outside says "Bed and Breakfast" which was strange since there was no breakfast. However, if you're just looking for a place to stay overnight while you... More

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Address: 25 Matheson Road,, London W14 8SN, England (Formerly Aston Court Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kensington West Hotel 2.5*
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Kensington West is situated in the heart of stylish London, Kensington. Just a 3 minutes walk from Olympia exhibition centre & within easy reach to Kensington high street; boasting many restaurants, bars, shops & a cinema. Kensington West offers good-value en-suite bedrooms. All of which have free WI-FI, flat screen LCD TV’s, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, ample power outlets and in-room tea & coffee facilities. We also offer a lift to all floors and a friendly 24 hour reception service. ... more   less 
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