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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We choose this hotel based on previous reviews and also its location being close to the Royal Albert Hall. It was lovely. Great value, quiet location (could see Hyde park from our room), staff really friendly and a very tasty breakfast. The room was really clean with great facilities. Both Kensington high street and Gloucester Road tube stations are within... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just spent 9 nights at the Kensington House hotel. I visit London every summer and like to stay in different areas. The location of this hotel, just steps away from Kensington Gardens and located between two excellent underground stops (Kensington High Street and Gloucester Road) is ideal for a frequent visitor who likes to explore all London has to... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival, I was treated as an inconvenience by the rude male staff who checked us in (it felt more like an interrogation). Very disappointed with the room size, poor quality of decor and lack of fridge. Worse was to come the following morning when we had the worst hotel breakfast ever. The young male staff was inept to say... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great neighborhood, across from Hyde Park and the rooms are clean. The service isn't great and the breakfast isn't what us Americans typically see in the States; BUT I would stay hear again because it felt like a safe family spot, it was close to the park, shops and transportation.

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

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 June 18, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

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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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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South Kensington
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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