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Kensington House Hotel

4.0 of 5 15-16 Prince of Wales Terrace, London W8 5PQ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The perfect venue to shop, walk through a beautiful park which, in the spring, bursts with beautiful flowers and majestic trees with fresh green leaves in the superb springtime!; visit The Albert Hall (on the doorstep) with its' diverse entertainments; the museums - the V&A, the Science are nearby and then, admit it, you could submit quite easily to the... More 

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Oyonnax, France
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31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel 2 nights this week on business. I've left my "airport plastic bag" with all my toileteries Inside (cream, shampoo, shower gel..). Called 2 times yetersday, were supposed to call me back and I HAD TO CALL back to hear that nothing was found in the bedroom??? So it just disapeared from either the room... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 6 nights in this hotel, which was close to my daughter's university campus. Our room was quite small, but quiet; housekeeping was excellent and efficient, and the bed was very comfortable. The staff, many of whom were not native English speakers, were friendly and attentive. They have an odd policy on their WiFi access which requires that you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had many disappointments with London hotels in the past so was very pleasantly surprised when this was much more than I was expecting. The hotel looked good from the outside, and has a comfortable, tastefully refurbished interior. Location, location couldn't be more appropriate. Tucked away a stone's throw from Kensington High Street and yet so quiet in this lovely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the third time I'd stayed at Kensington House Hotel. My previous two visits were uneventful, but this time the experience was unpleasant and frustrating from start to finish. The room was well-worn in an unpleasant way, poorly lit and the hotel staff was not even remotely helpful and actually quite unpleasant. Breakfast is modest but the staff in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm still staying in this lovely hotel in Kensington but breakfast this morning was utterly Shambolic. If you've got a 40 odd bedroom hotel and advertise breakfast from 7-10am then you should be able to deliver. I went down at 09.30 and it had just about all gone. The waitresses did their best but we're really embarrassed about the lack... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Great location, 5min walk from the tube. Quiet side street. Adequate continental breakfast (you can pay if want the big English). Everything was clean, worked and comfortable. Rooms were on the small side, but it is central London at a great price! Pleased with my choice,and I would stay there again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were in London for the weekend and found the Kensington House Hotel online. The hotel is in a great part of town and tucked back off the busy road, which you don't often find in London. The Hotel was clean and the room was small but still comfortable and again clean. The continental breakfast was adequate with a selection... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Conveniently situated 40m off Kensington High Street, opposite the park. Quiet, small hotel set in a converted house. Small but comfortable and rooms nicely decorated. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The best part is the value! For London for this quality it must be unbeatable. Continental breakfast is included and full English is a small supplement.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Prince of Wales Terrace is quiet by London standards. The hotel is small and well placed for the Royal Albert Hall and Ken High Street. Our room on the first floor was small. There was no air con, but, joy of joy, we could open the window and we had a large ceiling fan. Room rates offer a continental breakfast... More 

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Address: 15-16 Prince of Wales Terrace, London W8 5PQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Kensington Hotel London
Kensington House Hotel London, England
Hotel Style:
#289 Luxury Hotel in London
#388 Family Hotel in London

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