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The Kensington

29 North Dr, Great Yarmouth NR30 4EW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 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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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely family run hotel. The staff are brilliant and work very hard. The rooms are small and quite noisy ( a lot of door slamming noise and noise from upstairs ) A double bed rather than king size, nice bedding. No room for my wheelchair. Free car park for duration of stay Lovely breakfast - freshly cooked traditional English... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent! We have just spent two nights here and everything was fantastic. All the staff were really lovely and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is full of character and exceptionally clean and the food is delicious. We had to take our dog at short notice and were made to feel most welcome. A little touch that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always celebrate our wedding anniversary every August. Last year we spent five nights in St. Davids and spa 5* Cardiff, but this year I was looking for a hotel by the seaside after previously cancelling a trip to Nice (France ). As I searched booking.com, I stumbled upon a deal for three nights at Kensington Hotel. It ended up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great, the view from the restaurant is of one of the nicest parts of the town. It's close to swimming pools the beach and other fun activities without being so close that it is hard to escape from after a long day. The staff are friendly and curious and it is about a 10 minute walk to... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in a family room and were very impressed. The hotel looks a little bit tired but don't let that put you off. Its situated right on the seafront and only a 7 minute walk ( we timed it!) from all of the fun! The staff couldn't do enough to help and the food was... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not advertised at the moment on their website, there is a very extensive lunch menu served in the Kensington restaurant, which with friends I decided to try. My favourite meal even in "posh" restaurants" is sausage and mash, so I chose sausage, caramalised onion chutney, mash with cheese and peas. The service was good with attentive staff and the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent some time here at this hotel thought i'd have to say a few words. Rooms were very comfortable and well decorated. Staff very very friendly and helpful. The restaurant was newly decorated and very atmospheric with views out over the sea. Food was fabulous - much more of a top restaurant standard than a seaside hotel!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms food and service unbelievable for the price. Family run with really professional staff. Unbeatable in great Yarmouth! Excellent service. Bar food and meals without fault. Close to all amenities but far enough away to feel quiet. Sea views amazing!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly, this was not a pleasurable experience and would not go back. The walls were very thin and we could hear everything from next door. Food was pretty mediocre, although the staff pleasant enough. Only one star. Wifi not working

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

We have recently stayed for a 9 day holiday, 2nd year running. We had a lovely stay, having been upgraded to a very comfortable sea-view room with plenty of room. The bathroom was spacious and bed was very comfy. In our opinion the breakfasts are very good, and well cooked. The entertainment in the evening was varied with a race... More 

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