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Rydges Kensington London

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   61 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PE, England (Kensington and Hyde Park)
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Durham, North Carolina
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Rydges for one night while traveling through London on a business trip to Continent. The location of the Rydges is excellent -- right in the heart of Kensington and close to Harrod's and the museums, as well as a number of good restaurants (as well as some quick, cheap eats!). The property is very pleasant inside... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here on our honeymoon, rooms were lovely and clean however breakfast service was poor and unorganised. Also they hold £100 from your account for 'incidentals' which takes up to 10 working days to go back into your account - still waiting!!

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is ideally located on Gloucester Road. The lobby is very nice and the rooms are cute but very small. Bathrooms are nicely renovated. Our first room had a very loud squeaky fan so we immediately asked for a new room. We got one in the basement floor which was dark but very quiet (accept for people slamming doors).... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed as a party of 6 on a visit to the Albert Hall and London. Staff very helpful and polite. Room and bathroom clean and not very big but rooms in central London are not huge. Breakfast good. Close to Tube Station and Museums. The Jam Sandwich restaurant was very good; food and service excellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Rydges for 4 nights in late July. I was travelling alone, and while the room was small, it was clean, comfortable and the location was great. I found the room to be very quiet ( I was on the 4th floor facing the road) and the staff very helpful and the location was perfect with Gloucester... More

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

Booked the Kensington suite which was lovely however very dark. Excellent bathroom and toiletries however the bathroom door was warped and did not shut at all. Room was relatively clean however I think the cleaners need to look at skirting boards ! Definitely not value for money so wouldn't stay again. Hotel not boutique more like an expensive B&B.

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Dublin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived to hotel and room was not ready at 2pm even though had been priority guest. Then the sink was blocked within 5 minutes in room. The smell was very bad and assumed was it due to lower ground drains and blocked sinks in our room. Then the tv was not working and never worked for our 2 night stay.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a king executive on the ground floor as my mother who is 83 is very disabled. Our room was at the front of the hotel where continuous traffic noise kept us both awake. When we put the air conditioning on the noise was worse than the traffic and it was a very hot weekend so it was... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stayed here for a few nights, but it was a pleasant experience. The receptionist helped with our big bags, breakfast was sufficient & the location is great, so close to the tube & within walking distance to some museums. There is also a bike hire station on the same street. The room was clean & wasn't too small, but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the location and cleanliness of the hotel was of a good standard, with a tube station to central london only a few minutes walk away. We did have a very noisy air conditioning unit in the room we were allocated on our arrival, but the staff were helpful in changing us to another room. However, the service at breakfast... More

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Address: 61 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PE, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Kensington London 4.5*
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Rydges Kensington London is a four star deluxe design inspired boutique hotel which has been fully refurbished in 2011. Facilities include wired and wireless internet, fitness suite, Restaurant & Wine Bar, Lounge Bar, 24 hour room service etc. ... more   less 
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