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130 Queen's Gate Apartments
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   130 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5LE, England (Knightsbridge / South Kensington)   |  
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Ranked #83 of 1,073 hotels in London
Morgan Hill
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This was our first experience with 130 Queen’s Gate Apartments and it was very pleasant. The one bedroom apartment had all of the amenities that one would expect from a luxury apartment. The only reservation I would have is the living room area was somewhat small. The staff is probably the most important asset at 130 Queen’s Gate as from the manager to the porter they couldn’t do enough to ensure we had a wonderful stay

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The apartment complex is well located between two tube stations and necessary services such as supermarket, money changer, dry cleaner, bank even hairdressers etc. Staff were very helpful; I did not experience poor customer service as described by some earlier reviewers. I have stayed numerous times in London hotels and have usually been disappointed with accommodation irrespective of how much I paid. Admittedly I am excluding the 5 star plus. No pokey rooms, noisy street, shabby décor or poor service at 130 Queensgate . The studio apartment was of generous proportion, with comfortable beds –we had king bed converted into two singles, there was ample sitting space, storage and a small well-appointed kitchen for short stay visit. Our room (710) was at the side of building removed from street noise
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Only two criticisms - lack of reading light ( standing lamp) in sitting area – needed to use ceiling lights to read when on sofa which disturbed other person if sleeping . Also difficult to open windows to get in fresh air.

In short if this property fits your budget and you are looking for self-catering accommodation I highly recommend making a booking.

Room Tip: Book room not facing Quennsgate to avoid traffic noise. Apt 710 was on side of buidling -had no vi...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kano
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This is the second time I stayed here, and on both occasions I haven't been disappointed. The staff are friendly and helpful. The room and the facilities are of excellent standards, and the location is within a very respectful neighborhood. The tube stations of South Kensington and Gloucester Road nearby plus the bus routes makes it easy to move around the city and beyond.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Amman, Jordan
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Just got back from our family trip, where we spent 3 weeks at the apartment. It was an over all fantastic experience. The staff were friendly and always eager to help. The apartments are up-to-date with all facilities that one would need. With free Wi-Fi - which was great! The proximity of the apartment was also wonderful. 3 minutes from South Kensington tube station and 5 minutes away from Gloucester tube station. Both areas are infested with museums, cafes, restaurants and several connivence stores, all perfect for the stay. Well done 130 Queen's Gate!!! I will definitely want to go back!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We booked this studio apartment instead of the one we normally stay in in South Kensington/Chelsea as it was less expensive and closer to the tube station. Except for the excessively noisy family staying in the apartment above it was perfect. It is equidistant between two tube stations (two minutes walk from a great farmers market on Saturday mornings), much larger than any other studio we have stayed in, beautifully furnished and has all necessary conveniences. The staff are helpful and polite at all times and maid service is provided every day except Sunday. We will definately stay here on our next visit to London.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

I was in London for a month for work during the Olympic Games. The stay at 130 Queen's Gate made me feel like I never left Chicago. The staff was super friendly and extremely accommodating. There was never a task that they didn't want to help out with. When had several units with our group and never once did we have to manage a thing. The staff took care of everything and would just make us aware of the groups whereabouts. I can't wait to come back to London, because 130 Queen's Gate is where you will find me.

Room Tip: All the rooms were amazing! I loved my flat because it had a balcony!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

My family of 7 including 4 kids from ages 9-5 had a great 3 week stay at 130 Queens gate.
I initially had an issue with one of the reception staff but it was soon sorted out by the manager. Its a nice clean and quiet building. We stayed in the 3 bedroom apartment and it had a nice terrace too.
I really hated the mini sink in master bedroom ensuite bathroom and that's really my only complain.

I recommend 130 Queens gate for people with families and who want to be in a nice up scale environment with lots to do around the area.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about 130 Queen's Gate Apartments

Address: 130 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5LE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Knightsbridge / South Kensington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#55 Business Hotel in London
#66 Luxury Hotel in London
#86 Family Hotel in London
#353 Romantic Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — 130 Queen's Gate Apartments 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
130 Queen's Gate offers some of the finest apartments within minutes of London's main attractions. The neo-classical style property which originally functioned as four stylish townhouses in the 1870's, is located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The Capital's trio of celebrated museums, the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums, are located around the corner, with the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and other famous sights within easy reach. ... more   less 
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