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6 Colville Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2BP, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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The Main House
Ranked #37 of 526 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The generic conveniences of a hotel stay fall very short of the charm, style and comfort of a stay at the Main House in the Notting Hill district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Situated in the bohemian heart of West London, the Main House is only steps away from many excellent cafes, restaurants, shops and boutiques. Notting... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This a gem of a b&b in my opinion, in the best neighbourhood in London. Unusually large rooms/bathrooms for London. Super friendly staff, especially Caroline who ensured collection from airport and gave great tips. Not a single negative thing to say about it!

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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We spent eight nights in this wonderful boutique hotel in the centre of Notting Hill. Our room on the first floor was very spacious, light and tastefully decorated. Caroline was the perfect host and was full of helpful advice on local places to eat and see. Tea was served in bed every morning which was a great treat.

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Reeuwijk, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Most hotels in Notting Hill have grand entrees hiding small rooms that haven't been updated since the seventies. The Main House, however, isn't recognizable as a hotel from the outside. It's three rooms are spacious and they are not filled to the brim with bric a brac. All the necessary things are provided but not in a luxurious way. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was a perfect place for my week long stay in London. My room was lovely, large and very comfortable, and the ensuite was huge, complete with its own gorgeous chaise on which to recline. Caroline was a wonderful host, giving great tips and advice on what to see and do in and about London. A big treat was the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My wife and I spent eight nights at The Main House in late May. Caroline and her staff were wonderful and it was fun to chat about London and England and world events. We got some terrific tips on local spots in the area and the city that were well worth it. The local Indian restaurant recommendation was terrific.The room... More

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Houston, Texas
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21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Let me begin by stating that the main house is a very interesting establishment. It is off the beaten path in Notting Hill on a residential street, close to many quaint shops and restaurants. It is .5 miles from the Notting Hill tube, thus not close to the big London sights. It is an immersion into life as a native.... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Main House is a quiet, exquisite gem in beautiful Notting Hill, one block from Portobello Road and its boutique shops, restaurants and teeming market. Caroline, its proprietor, is witty, vibrant and knowledgeable. Her practical and personalized advice greatly enhanced our recent visit. Example: "........ is like a Disney theme park." (Did I mention that she's wonderfully irreverent?) "Go to... More

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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Spacious big room, loads of atmosphere, wonderful landlady, unconventional. It's not really like a hotel with a big flashy reception, butlers on duty at all time, a big breakfast buffet, etc. - more like a quiet, private home in which I felt privileged to have been guest. I understand that some reviews lament the squeaky floors, the simplest of locks... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Best possible B&B in London! Just to meet Caroline alone deserves a visit to this unique B&B in a very smart part of London. and I will recommend it to all my friends visiting London. Best value for money in an overpriced city!

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Address: 6 Colville Road | Notting Hill, London W11 2BP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Main House Hotel London
The Main House London, England

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