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785 Pershore Road | Selly Park, Birmingham B29, England
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Kensington Hotel
Ranked #122 of 140 Hotels in Birmingham
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came with my family before attending Birmingham Uni this week, and was pleasantly surprised. I had booked the hotel a few months back as it was the closest to the Uni, but having subsequently read the reviews we were apprehensive to say the least. On arrival the reception still looked like it was being worked on, but when we... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Greeted with the smell of mould and damp. Tiles falling off in the tiny shower which was covered in mildew. Cold water was coming from the shower so I left left it to run for 10 minutes to warm up. Heard a crash coming from the shower so went to investigate...stepped off the bed and the room was flooded due... More

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Wales, Wisconsin
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I stayed at the Kensington hotel the room was smelly there was a dead rat in the toilet i found that quite disturbing ,the receptionist Sam was rude and smelt of body sweat and the cleaner assent cleaning the rooms and they have changed the mornings breakfast times to 8 till 9 and the breakfast included toast that you have... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I needed a hotel in a hurry as a course came up I needed to attend. I booked in and said to my partenr well it does not look much on the website but what harm can one night do. I had to pre pay, but that did not stop me from walking into the room and walking out. That... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The hotel bears no resemblance to the website. From the outside it just looks a little run down but bearable. Inside, things go from bad to worse. The room we were shown (up many flights of stairs with dirty carpets that made me seriously make a mental note of where the fire exits were) didn't look like it had seen... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I stayed as it was up the road from where my daughter lives…we walked in the room, i used the toilet and we left. I had already pre-paid and was charged a further £50 when it was advertised as a discount for the weekend. We ended up paying over £100 for an alternative location because of the (lack of) service,... More

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Nasty smell, stained carpets, paintwork all chipped. Bedroom not cleaned prior or during visit. In fact the room was not visited by staff (mainly invisible) during my 4 day stay. Carpet threadbare in places. Flush the toilet and there is a terrible noise until cistern refills. TV does not work properly. Get your own breakfast if you can find the... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My advice with regards to this hotel! IF YOUR CAR IS BIG ENOUGH TO SLEEP IN, THEN DO IT, THE CAR PARK IS A GOOD SIZE. On first impressions the outside of the building looks ok, the gardens just need a good tidy. After that then its all down hill, that is except for the four flights of stairs you... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My mother and sister stayed there when visiting me and my partner in out new home just down the road. They said the room stank, the carpet was peeling up, the tv didn't work, the shower was mouldy, the staff nearly let the guests set the place on fire, they were unavailable, unaccommodating, 'shy' or just rude or didn't understand,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO Trust me this hotel and room were stinky damp old dirty Loud Unwelcoming Random people hanging around Reception Is unfriendly. Like a corner shop selling basics The tea cups in the room were tea stained

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Address: 785 Pershore Road | Selly Park, Birmingham B29, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Kensington Hotel Birmingham

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