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Sydney House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9-11 Sydney Street, London SW3 6PU, England (Chelsea)
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Ranked #209 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel due to proximity to Royal Marsden Hospital. The deluxe room was ok with a little space to move around. Bathroom was nice and modern. The elevator was unbelievably small - big enough for 1 adult to fit at a time! Staff were friendly and accommodating. The rate was clearly for the location only - GBP200+ per... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments with regard to your recent stay at the Sydney House. We are pleased that you were happy with the accommodation and service. We are a Chelsea townhouse and despite the residential character of the property we feature all double or king size bedrooms. Our pricing structure very much reflects the quality of the... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable hotel with customer focused staff and good location, although it is the most compact hotel I have ever stayed in. The tiny room was stylish, extremely comfortable and spotless. No tea/coffee making facility in the room, so a drink on waking was extra plus a further charge for room service! Breakfast was extra, plus further charge for each... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments. It is a great pleasure to learn that your stay at the hotel was comfortable with satisfactory service and welcoming staff. Sydney House Chelsea is a townhouse hotel and the feel and the ambiance is that of a residential building. We pride ourselves on the quality of our offerings and produce we... More

Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was clean and comfortable and very nice. The elevator is tiny and the lobby is the same but we had a good breakfast ( not included) and found the staff very friendly. Lots of good restaurants nearby but PJ's at the end of the street was a top notch find.

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Front Office Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Sydney House Chelsea for your recent stay and for writing such a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards, Sydney House Chelsea More

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

i booked Sydney House for a trip to London via Londontown. such a great little gem in Chelsea. Welcoming staff, great location. unfortunately i didn't have the time to enjoy the breakfast due to work commitments and i did get up a little later then planned. will us again next time i am in the area.

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Front Office Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. We were all delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully, next time you will find a moment to try our breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best regards, Sydney House Chelsea More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 via mobile

I used to work near Sydney Street in Chelsea. I used to watch the glittering super rich nip in and out of the white terraced houses, catching the odd glimpse of sleek hallways and oversized architectural plants within. One day, I thought, one day. Well I'm further than ever from the dream of a Chelsea town house but one night... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write the review. We are so pleased that you found our hotel to your satisfaction and had a pleasant stay. I am sorry to hear you had to wait 20 minutes for cooked breakfast to arrive. It can take a few minutes to deliver a full English breakfast during busy times. However,... More

Norfolk
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This smart and sophisticated hotel has become our hotel of choice when staying in London. The staff are always welcoming and helpful. The location is superb and ideal for a stroll along the Kings Road on a Sunday morning. As always the room was comfortable, well presented and just has the hint of being that little bit special. We will... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Front Office Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and that your stay was comfortable. Thank you for choosing Sydney House Chelsea and we hope to welcome you back very soon. With kind regards, Sydney House Chelsea More

Dendermonde, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Hidden little gem in the best part of London - Chelsea. Rooms are great, not too small and priced competitively. Staff is very friendly, and happy to answers questions and help with things. Will definitely stay here again!

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Front Office Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Sydney House Chelsea in the near future. With kind regards, Sydney House Chelsea More

Chipping Norton
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We had been looking for a hotel near to the Chelsea Flower Show for some time and through TripAdvisor, found and read about the Sydney House Hotel. We took a chance to stay there for one night as a base to go and see Mike and The Mechanics at the Apollo Hammersmith [easy access from South Kensington tube]. The hotel... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Front Office Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Sydney House Chelsea. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and that found the staff to be so welcoming and helpful. We all look forward to welcoming you back in May. Best regards, Sydney House Chelsea More

Truro, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed again after 12 months in the room at the top and was pleased to find that Sydney house retains the same standard and service as before . I suppose that I should not be surprised really as if it's anything to do with the Brownsword group then it will be good. Staff and room were spot on, and it's... More

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your comments. We are delighted that the house you visited 12 months ago is very much the same and your stay was enjoyable. However, some things will change. You will be pleased to know that with the return of good weather, the decking on the terrace has been re-varnished and we are ready... More

Bath, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Peaceful, clean, compact rooms, when you just want a bed to flop into this is the place, very centrally located, in-between Kings Road and Fulham Road, loads of buses and S Ken tube a 5 minute walk, great place to stay. Sadly left in a rush so didn't sample the breakfast. Lovely crisp sheets and comfy bed.

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SydneyHouseChelsea, Manager at Sydney House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind comment. Hopefully, there will be no rush next time and you will find a moment to try our breakfast. Our guests are very fond of it. However, there is always room for improvement and we would like to hear your opinion. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, V. Mandic More

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Address: 9-11 Sydney Street, London SW3 6PU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Chelsea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sydney House 5*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style
#147 Luxury Hotel in London #158 Business Hotel in London #201 Romantic Hotel in London
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Sydney House is a contemporary townhouse hotel, only a few minutes walk from King‘s road and Knightsbridge.Sitting in a quiet Chelsea street, the capital’s most fashionable shops and restaurants are on its doorstep.Sydney House is conveniently located for Westminster and the City of London. It has direct road and rail links for London’s’ airport and Eurostar terminals.Behind the exterior of a listed Georgian building, lies a 21st Century hotel. Each of the 21 bedrooms is dedicated to comfort, air conditioned throughout, goose down quilts and sleek, glass bathrooms. Individually designed, all rooms have discreet technology. DVDs, flat screen TVs, and WIFI are provided. Sydney house has a fully equipped boardroom, available for smaller meetings/receptions. 24-hour room service and “a la carte” breakfast make Sydney House Chelsea, a “Private home in the City”. ... more   less 
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