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Artists Villa

57 Cobham Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 3AE, England
Artists Villa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a beautiful old style and artistically decorated room in an old villa in Kingston near the railway station. The host was very helpful. I could use her kitchen to make tea and borrow some of her dishes. There were fresh flowers in the room and the big bed was very good. The room was well cleaned and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The decor is nice. There is only one bathroom shared by everyone. Breakfast was not available as 7.30 was 'too early'. I stay in a b and b when I work away from home because I find hotels lonely and enjoy a bit of friendly chat. None here though. One open plan living room and I felt very unwelcome in... More 

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Nairobiblue, Owner at Artists Villa, responded to this review

I don’t usually respond to Trip Advisor reviews because no matter how I might disagree with what has been written, I believe the author is entitled to express their experience. However, this review has a number of factual inaccuracies that I need to counter. First, continental breakfast is available from 7:30AM through to 9:30AM – and to accommodate guests who... More 

Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I've stayed in various B&B and hotels in Kingston before settling for this place, overall the best I've found. I've stayed three (or four?) times, and will go again. The house is conveniently located, in a quiet street but close enough to major bus lines. It's got everything I care for in the context of a short business visit, including... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is not like other bed and breakfast accommodation. It is run by Ingrid an artist whose work - paintings and ceramics - adorns the house. The beds are comfortable and the front bedroom (the one in the photo) is very spacious. The house -- which is also Ingrid's home -- is convenient for either Kingston town centre (10 minutes... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My home base in the UK – I travel to Norbiton/Kingston every 6 weeks or so for business, and have stayed at most of the places near my office before settling on Artist’s Villa. Two rooms are rented out - one is small but big enough for my needs (desk, double bed, closet, chest of drawers, cable TV, etc.), the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I attended a course at Kingston University for one week, and booked myself into the single room at the Artists villa. It is easy to find with sat nav, and Ingrid was very helpful with information about car parking. The road is very quiet, even though it is very close and convenient to Norbiton train station. My room was quite... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I stopped overnight as I was working near and it was a last minute.com booking. I was nearly put off going to this place because of the previous review but take it from me the last person who reviewed here must have either gone to a different place or themselves were the person they were describing. My stay was pleasant,friendly... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I booked this hotel a month in advance, directly with the manager/owner. Five days before my stay, I received a phone call from the hotel saying they would have to cancel my booking. No reason was given, no offer of compensation and no advice on an alternative. They also claimed they had tried to text me and got no reply,... More 

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Exeter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed at Artists Villa for two nights whilst visiting family in Kingston. The location is great - 3 minutes walk to Norbiton station where you can then be in central London in half an hour, the house is 15 minutes walk to the centre of Kingston. Parking by meter in the week but free Friday night, and all weekend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I have stayed in this B&B for 6 nights and due to stay again in a few weeks. It's an excellent bed and breakfast, rooms are beautiful, warm, cosy and the bathroom is excellent. A few minutes walk from the station it's an ideal location for business travellers.

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