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The Main House

6 Colville Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2BP, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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The Main House
Ranked #40 of 513 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at The Main House twice now and am already looking forward to my next visit. Proprietor Caroline Main goes out of her way to make sure the time you spend in her lovely B&B is comfortable and enjoyable. The tastefully decorated rooms are huge and the Notting Hill location can not be beat. If you are looking... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Our family had the opportunity to stay in the beautifully appointed antique style accommodation called The Main House in Notting Hill over the Chiristmas period in December 2013. This was our first visit from Australia in almost 20 years and fell in love with the house from the second we walked through the front door. This house was old worldy... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at the Main House. The rooms had a lot of charm. The bed was very comfortable. The location was perfect for our purposes: the Tube station was less than 10 minutes away, there were nice restaurants close by and a grocery store a few blocks away. Caroline and Liisa were perfect hostesses and we loved... More

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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We had great expectations for the Main House. The location is brilliant and couldn't be better. When we arrived Caroline greeted us very graciously. Our room was on the top floor. It was clean. And the bathroom was always cleaned. There were some disappointments however. The room wasn't vacuumed the entire week we were there; the towels were rather thin... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The Main House is top of my list. Caroline and team are wonderfully welcoming and gracious hosts and create a home away from home environment.They take care of all the "essentials": taxis from the airport; the best cup of tea in the morning; recommendations for new restaurants to try around Portobello and Westbourne Grove. The rooms are comfortable, beautifully furnished... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

When we initially wanted to stay at the Main House after reading the rave reviews, we learned they were already booked, but Caroline was gracious enough to give us a personally written (with her own comments about the places) extensive list of alternative places to stay, while keeping us on a cancellation list. Within a couple days, she emailed us... More

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NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

London can be so noisy and busy, but we found our sanctuary at The Main House in Notting Hill. Roomy, quiet and with wonderful foodie places everywhere in the neighbourhood. Our hostess was charming and her contacts with airport transfers made arriving and departing pain free.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

“For years I had wanted to visit London. I had traveled most of the world, but had never seen this major capitol city. And what had been stopping me had everything to do with accommodations. I wanted to see 18th and 19th Century literary London, tour its historic homes and eat at its historic pubs. But all I could find... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

As fairly frequent travellers to London from Australia , my husband and I were looking for somewhere to stay for a change apart from the usual clubs on St James' Square . After much searching on the internet , I chanced upon The Main House. It seemed to have everything we were looking for- a charming location, walking distance to... More

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Roma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Lovely location set in a street in the heart of Notting Hill, just a block from Portobello Road and close to many nice spots present in the area and often far from the highlights (and the crowd!). You have the tube just so close - 10 minutes walking - but forget it, take instead when you can the double-decker buses... More

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Also Known As:
The Main House Hotel London
The Main House Hotel
The Main House London, England
Address: 6 Colville Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2BP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
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Ranked #40 of 513 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$

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