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Notting Hill Guest House

2.0 of 5
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72 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 3QZ, England (Formerly Kensington Guest House)
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Only good thing about this hostel is its location. The place smelled SO bad I felt sick everytime i smelled my clothes where the smell had attached. They brought breakfast to rooms but becausr of the smell we definetly couldnt eat there at all. Toilet was in the shared corridor - which they didnt mentioned. Wouldnt go there again and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

This accommodation is very close to food and bus stops which is a bonus. The room was up 3 flights of stairs and there is no lift so it is not good for disabled people. The room was neat and tidy and we shared a bathroom with two other rooms, but never saw anyone else. Breakfast was served every morning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

the location was next to perfect, 1 min away from Holland Park Tube station. easy to find. the room had everything, free wifi, small kitchenette, bed was good to sleep in, and i had a great english breakfast delivered to the room.. will probably stay there again :)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

While we were very pleased with the location, that was about it. The room was fairly noisy, both from the street and form somebody playing a guitar in the middle of the night. The room regularly smelled like slightly off fish. The kitchen sink and toilet leak and one night the ceiling above our bed started leaking on the bed.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I stayed here on Saturday night (1st Feb) after having had a few drinks and hence not being able to drive home I looked for somewhere at late notice to lay my head for the night. Oh dear....besides the owner taking 20 mins to find a room and a key...blame the expedia app for that. The room was tragic...a very... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We booked a twin but were given a double for our first night, this was an honest mistake and was resolved very quickly which was great. The breakfast wasn't brilliant but was at least edible and gave us something to start the day with. The woman who runs the place was very nice with us and it's also in a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

The negative reviews are quite appalling. For the price we paid we had a very large room, clean bedding, cooking facilities, free wifi and of course a fantastic breakfast served by friendly staff. Bea was very welcoming and friendly. Her staff were very courteous. Our room was cleaned and bed turned down daily (really didnt expect this). For the price... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I have stayed in one or two run down establishments in my time but not one as decrepit and unhealthy as this one ! Please, do yourself a big favour and do not waste either your hard-earned money or your health ! As a 'Senior' and honest-reporting traveller on this website for many years (see my other frank opinions on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Ring this place up with a booking enquiry, and when you tell them it's just for one person you get the brush-off. It’s very polite: “the rates would be quite high for a single person. I’m sorry”. Maybe they should change their name from “Guest House” to “House with guest rooms, but only for those that have a wife/husband”.

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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Booked here as there was 3 of us and needed something close to Kensington. For the price we paid we got exactly what I was expecting. The bedding was clean and the 3 bed room ok. It suited our purposes for one night

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As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighborhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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