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Kensington House Hotel

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15-16 Prince of Wales Terrace, London W8 5PQ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very near the Kensington High Street tube station - 3 to 5 minute walk. Kensington Park is across the road from the hotel and is lovely for a walk, run or cycle (bike hire is available nearby). The tube can get you into Oxford in 10 minutes with one change. Hotel itself is clean and comfortable. There is a small... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know about anyone else, but I have found that because I buy rooms on line, at a discount, I'm often given rooms that are less attractive, less comfortable, etc. This surely happened to me at The Kensington House Hotel in London recently. The first night I was there, I was given a tiny room on the first floor... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed in this hotel for three weeks - my first visit to the UK - everything was perfect. Nice clean and tidy room, fresh linen daily, well serviced amenities. A nice place to return to each day after a very busy sightseeing day. The staff were exceptionally friendly but not over familiar. Very helpful to two... More 

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UK
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We use this hotel regularly. Just a few minutes walk from the Albert Hall and surrounded by Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Kensington High Street, a short walk from the V&A, Natural History and Science Museums, good restaurants. Gloucester Road and Kensington High Street tubes make it easy to reach all the main attractions and theatres. Friendly staff who have worked... More 

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hastings
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed for 1 night only, for visit to Albert Hall, booked a single room which was small but very clean bathroom was fine had shampoo and shower gel, room had safe, and TV. It served it,s purpose and would use again. Bar was only a bottle bar with not a great selection of beers, but you get a complimentary drink... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I had been meaning to book into this lovely London hotel for some time. I'd heard so much about from friends, who said it was a real gem. However, for one reason or another (usually work related), plans changed and unfortunately I had to cancel. I finally managed to experience it last December, 2014, and it was probably perfect timing,... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Booked this hotel since it was around the corner from my niece, who I was visiting. Incredibly convenient, excellent location right across from Kensington Palace and near Hyde Park. The area is lovely and I always felt safe even walking alone at night. Service at the hotel was very good, everyone was friendly and attentive. I was in room 405,... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed in this hotel with a friend just over a year ago. We got it for a very good price for 3 nights. Downsides, the staircases are small. The prices have gone up since. Other than that, everything was of excellent standard. The rooms were large, spacious and very well decorated. The room had everything we needed, even bathrobes. Breakfast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were going to the Albert Hall and needed a room within walking distance. Remembering that we had spent a perfectly pleasant night in the past at The Kensington House Hotel, we booked again. After a slightly perfunctory check in we were soon happily changing in an upgraded 'junior suite'. By London standards this room was a decent size with... 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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