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The Main House

Certificate of Excellence
6 Colville Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2BP, England
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  • 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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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This independent B&B is situated right in the middle of Bohemian Notting Hill, a mere stone‘s throw from Portobello Road, but all the same, it is perfectly quiet and restful – the ideal pied-à-terre for the sophisticated traveller, who wishes for light, lofty rooms, furnished in good taste (meaning antiques), with big comfortable beds, spacious bathrooms, and who requires, above... More 

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St Kilda, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Main House in Notting Hill was recommended to us by our friends who live around the corner – their Australian family had stayed there previously and were very happy. If you are anything like our family, we value location above most things and don’t like to compromise on quality. The Main House is understated luxury at its best—the position... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

At London Heathrow we were picked up by the driver booked for us by The Main House. The plane had been delayed by one hour, but he greeted us with a friendly smile and helped with the luggage. Same impeccable service on our departure at a very reasonable price. Caroline and staff are perfect hosts. She welcomed us to an... More 

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Presque Isle, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The reason to stay at the Main House is Caroline, the striking owner with a terrific life story, if only she and you could have the time to share it. My husband's first trip to London didn't allow for girl-kibbutzing, alas. Caroline is organized, in command and chooses lovely staff like Becca from N.Z. The photos are exact, everything impeccably... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On our third trip to London we discovered the most charming place to stay. The Main House was a perfect "home away from home" while we explored the city. We enjoyed chatting with Caroline and took her advice and did the "Palace to Palace Perambulation" when we arrived. The quaint and charming house is filled with comfortable antiques and is... More 

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Cascais, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Main House, an excelent place to stay for some days in the beautiful and quiet district of Notting Hill. We stayed in the beautiful French Suite, in the top floor of this typical Victorian House, very confortable and cosy, decorated with very good taste ( one bedroom and a living room, with tea and coffe available at any time)... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Main House is a wonderful home away from home. I've stayed there twice now (both times in the first floor suite) and I had a great time on both trips. It's perfectly situated in Notting Hill, around the corner from The Ledbury, an amazing restaurant, and Granger & Co. (ideal for breakfast), and a very short distance from Portobello... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Main House is a real gem. A lovely place. Upscale but not the slightest bit stuffy. Comfortable, private and cozy. Perfectly situated in yummy Ladbroke Grove -- in the middle of so much good stuff and still very quiet. Friendly, attentive and personal service. I had wanted to stay here for years, so much so that I was a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This was the perfect home base for a trip to London. The room was incredible and filled with beautiful antiques and furnishings. I really was loathe to leave! Caroline was a great host - very warm and welcoming. Its location is prime - minutes from wonderful shops and restaurants, and easy access to public transportation. I will definitely stay here... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at The Main House. The rooms were very spacious, but nevertheless very cozy. The location is a 30 second walk from Portobello Road/Market but it is still very quiet in the evening. We will definitely stay at The Main House again, and have recommended it to all our friends! Thank you for the lovely stay.

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Notting Hill
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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