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The Kensington

4.0 of 5 29 North Dr, Great Yarmouth NR30 4EW, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent Yesterday night in room 24 (family room for 3) at the Kensington hotel. The check-in process was easy and we obtained the keys within a few mins. The young man behind the desk was friendly and helpful. Our room was on the third floor. When we entered, we were very surprised as we were expecting a larger room.... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I needed bed for one night, they had very good price. I checked opinions here and decided to go there. It does not disappoint, nice receptionist, small but nice and clean room, comfortable bed, generally was quiet (I hear just a few voices on the corridor for a while, that's all), clean toilet, free wifi, small car park but I... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed three nights travelling with my elderly mother. Breakfast excellent as was evening meal. Good choice on menu and good value for money. We found the staff very friendly, helpful, polite and hardworking. Hotel was clean and comfortable. Our bedroom was on the small side but fine. Location was ideal near enough to town to walk but in quiet area... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can i say😁 having spoken to Nikki the receptionist at the hotel 3 months ago I spcifically asked for a room with a walk in shower ie wet room, I asked and she replied "yes we have a wet room on the lower floor next to reception. Ok so I went ahead with the booking...paid the deposit room... More

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Birmingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been working away in Great Yarmouth so was looking for a comfortable clean and cheap hotel to stay in. The Kensington cropped up via google and trip advisor searches. I initially stayed here for 1 night in a tiny room, although the receptionist did advise me the room was small prior to booking, so no complaints there. I... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just got back from the kensington, and we had a lovely time. lovely breakfast and big meals in the evening. i am glad we took no notice of previous reviews. The staff were very helpful andpolite . weather was very kind to us. we will deffinately be back next year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Good, clean, functional place to stay, good value for money. Well renovated and modern decor. Restaurant with bar and large lounge area. Staff very friendly and accommodating, on the waterfront so ideal for walks and runs. Relatively quiet, although sound insulation isn't the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Stayed as a family for one night earlier this week. Good location, a 10 min walk to the pier, shops, seafront, etc. Our room was very clean, a kettle in the room & tea/coffee provided, beds were comfortable, shower was good, staff very nice & helpful, breakfast was lovely - cereals, fruit & fruit juices available to help yourself, also... More

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OwnerMaria, Owner at The Kensington, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the location, how clean the premises are, the pressure of the shower and the quality and choice at breakfast. I am so sorry that you did not have any toiletries or a beaker. These are usually available as standard.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed for 1 nite, room was abit small but was comfortable. Bathroom could have been cleaner, shower wasn't good, pressure wasn't great and it kept going from boiling hot to freezing cold there was no inbetween. Spent ages trying to get it to warm then it would change temperature again. Beds were okay, got woken up at 6 im the... More

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OwnerMaria, Owner at The Kensington, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we always welcome guest feedback. We have a wide range of rooms available some being much larger than others. I am pleased that despite your room being 'small' you were comfortable. I apologise for the bathroom and shower not being up to standard and have spoken to the member of staff on duty during your... More

Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This Hotel is in a quiet part of Great Yarmouth on seafront, with car park or free parking in the adjacent side road. There is a lift to first floor rooms, but if you have mobility problems, do not book room 1 or 25 on first floor, because you have to negotiate two lots of 4 steps to get to... More

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OwnerMaria, Owner at The Kensington, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased that you found the location and car parking to be of particular benefit. With regards to mobility issues, an accessibility statement is available upon request which outlines all of the key points to note about the building. One key advantage for guests with mobility difficulties is the ramp to the building, no... More

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Address: 29 North Dr, Great Yarmouth NR30 4EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Great Yarmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Kensington 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Kensington Hotel Great Yarmouth
The Kensington Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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