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Saint Simeon

38 Harrington Gardens | South Kensington, London SW7 4LT, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unfortunately we left our luggage downstairs in the morning so didn't see the room until we came back at midnight otherwise I would have walked straight out again. They made us pay on arrival so we could not get our money back.The room was a single size with a double bed pushed up against the fire place. There was nowhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it is a good hotel with breakfast. Everything was clean and nearby you can find really good little shops,a lot of restaurants that you can choose,"nandos was close by". Even Sightseeing buses were near that area,also the train station. For a night or two is good enough for that price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Before my visit too London, I didn't have high hopes for the hotel due to the mixed reviews and the price I paid. However, it wasn't as bad as I thought and in some respects my experience was pretty good. The hotel is in an upscale and quiet neighbourhood. I felt very safe even when I was walking back to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome was good, helpful. Room was shabby; curtains did not meet, in need of decoration. Shower and toilet adequate, except shower head attachment needed fixing; even after reporting this, the shower hose would not stay in the holder. Bathroom area shabby. Breakfast room - basement - guests crammed in - felt cluttered - found the service unwelcoming and not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do i start.. Approaching the hotel its a lovely road the hotel entrance is ok for a budget hotel we werent expecting the Ritz. Checked in with ease then we were shown to our room in the basement it was a hovel it had a double bed and a single bed we had barely enough room to put our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel, easily accessible and away from all the hussle and bussle of London, cheap stay for 2 nights, suited us well as a place to get our heads down and have breakfast. We stayed here for 2 nights, which I wouldn't recommend any longer with small children if you like your sleep. Walls are rather thin and if you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

You've saved up to take your family to London and thought of a good location to stay and you are faced with this hole - it's like a horror movie... Wilted dusty flowers in the reception, ripped filthy carpets, tiny rooms with smallest bathroom with door that couldn't close shut so you need to be pretty close knit family to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Orange juice for breakfast was actually cheap lemonade. Boring breakfast and bad coffee. Our room was very small, and beds extremely hard. Our toilet was crap. No hanger for toilet paper, no hangers for towels, no cups, no way to make tea/coffee. The room and toilet had no aircon thus the bacon smell from the kitchen was apparent all over...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Walls are thin and the plumbing is loud, but we had a great stay. It's not anything luxurious but they have amazing prices for the Kensington area! Very close to lots of restaurants, a tube station, and several museums. I would definitely stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Basic Room but that's all we wanted for one night.Staff friendly and welcoming. Would prefer tea coffee in room but use of communal kitchen a good idea so no big problem.Choice at breakfast was fantastic ,couldn't fault it especially with all the fruit on offer.Plus a full English if you wanted. Value for money and will use again as so... 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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