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Kensington Close Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8 5SP, England (Kensington and Hyde Park)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed in this hotel several times with work, and its convenient location is bonus. Some of the rooms are small (and once I got one in serious need of updating) but on the whole it provides somewhere pleasant and clean, They served a good breakfast and there is easy access by foot, cab or tube or bus to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Kensington Close hotel in August. We got a pretty decent deal directly on the Hotel's website for a Superior Double Room that was marginally better than any deal we could find on Hotels.com or Agora. PLUSES: - The location's outstanding. The hotel's in a quiet little cul-de-sac that's a minute's walk from High... More

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kocevje
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was great, we had some concerns with room sizes, because of the reviews here, but we find our room was nice size and what was really important for us, the room was really clean and was kept clean everyday by the hotel stuff. Location of the hotel is great, especially if you are in London for the first time.... More

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Dublin
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quality budget London hotel 4 star feel great breakfast rooms you pay for what you get. As described very clean and tidy. Would stay again ok location for transport and city centre although you need to get the tube in, had to call 3 times for an iron it came the next morning. There are better places but mot for... More

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Conway, SC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here two nights while on holiday tour. The room was very small. My wife and I had to announce our movement plans to avoid collisions. If you were drunk you would not have to worry about falling off the toilet, since one barely had room to turn around. If one did manage to maneuver, the tube of paper more... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

With an excellent location, less than five minutes from Kensington High Street underground station and near Kensington Palace, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal Albert Hall and other attractions, this is a great base to explore from. The hotel is comfortable and staff are courteous.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was extremely disappointing with this hotel. As the bed was such a let down. I booked for a double bed instead we got two twin beds pushed together. So all night i was falling towards the middle in between two beds! Did not get a chance to complain about it as by the time we got in it was early... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very large, very busy , lots of flight stewards were staying there all the time. No free wifi, they charge £ 10 per day per unit ( phone, laptop etc) to use wifi. This was very disappointing as I have never been charged for wifi anywhere else I have ever stayed, so did not even consider asking this when booking,... More

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went on cosmos your and ended up with a twin room instead of double and couldn't swing a cat in it. Asked to get a double and they obliged us with a better room On 1st floor. Breakfast was good. Staff are nice. But can you believe no internet unless you want to pay 10 pound per device.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner and I decided that we where going to do a last minute booking, we chose this hotel as it had good reviews and in the location we where after, we booked through Agoda (100% recommend) we got the superior double room for only £100.30! I looked in the lobby when checking out and its about £237! The hotel... More

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Address: Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Kensington and Hyde Park
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Hotel Class:4 star — Kensington Close Hotel 4*
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Kensington Close Hotel and Spa is a beautiful 4-star hotel centrally located near Kensington High Street tube station and a short walk from Kensington Palace & Gardens, Royal Albert Hall, Earls Court and the West End. Following a multi-million pound renovation the Hotel has 708 well-equipped non-smoking bedrooms including Executive Club rooms and Suites. Enjoy fresh seasonal dishes in the brasserie or a drink in the sunny private garden. Business traveller's appreciate the powerful WiFi service, wide ranging room service menu and an executive lounge for VIPs too. State of the art meeting facilities for up to 250 delegates are ideal for meetings, dinners and weddings. Shopping at Westfield and Oxford Street is a short distance away. The Health Club and Spa includes a fantastic new gym and an 18 metre swimming pool with sauna, steam rooms and jacuzzi. The Spa offers an enticing selection of massage, facial and beauty treatments with our expert therapists. ... more   less 
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