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Number Sixteen

#125 of 1,070 Hotels in London
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Lugano, Switzerland
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sumner Place is a little street in South Kensington that leads to Onslow Gardens and in easy proximity of South Kensington Station from where you reach everything you want... there you find Number Sixteen and can say you are home... beautifully decorated by interior designer Kemp, you really enjoy the common areas and receive an excellent service at any time...... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly fantastic hotel which feels like home. Super chilled out areas to relax with a drink and newspaper - garden area really private. Amazing, amazing service... We were spoiled 😃 we had afternoon tea and a glass of champagne which was fab. Definitely recommend.

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Thank danahump
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to there to have afternoon tea in the garden with a special friend. From the very first moment, staff was welcoming and friendly. The afternoon tea menu was delicious and the tea was just perfect. More than the menu and the tea, the garden is one of the most beautiful small gardens you can find in the central... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Number Sixteen is stylistically no different to the high standards of other Firmdale hotels; the interior is colourful, quirky, luxurious & joyful. There is a simply gorgeous courtyard garden where we'd planned to eat, but both it & the pretty little restaurant were closed for a private party. We were directed instead to a table in the library room, which... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely afternoon tea in private garden with lily pond. The tea was up to Firmdale Hotels excellent standard. Very attentive service and look forward to my next experience at one of Kip Kemps Hotels. Excellent value.

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Thank Heather C
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Given Mr and Mrs Smith vouchers for a wedding gift. Booked this trendy hotel as looked both modern and luxurious. We were greeted by lovely staff, shown out amazing room. Bathroom fabulous and spotless. Bed super comfy and massive. Mini bar well stocked with both alcohol and treats. Didn't have anything, as ridiculously expensive. Slept well, shower amazing. Didn't have... More 

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Thank Rebecca R
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I recently had Afternoon Tea at Number 16. I was looking for somewhere quiet and little bit special, but at a price that would suit all my friends. The tea at 16 was just perfect. Lovely scones, sandwiches and little cakes, and for once there was one of everything for everyone, so no having to pass on a favourite. Highly... More 

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Thank Gloria K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

After travelling for over a month, Number 16 was the perfect way to spend my last couple of nights. Staff were so helpful from the time of booking, preparing for my visit and during my stay. Gorgeous furnishing, the most comfortable beds and lovely common shared areas. I had high tea with a friend and enjoyed all the hotel had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I used to stay at Number Sixteen for extended trips a few years ago and always enjoyed its homely atmosphere, so was pleased to have the excuse to stay again recently. It still quirky and decorated beautifully, the staff are lovely but maybe because I'm no longer a regular, I was given a room at the top at the house... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Not only this place is gorgeous, but the staff is one of the politest and friendly ones. It is a Very Small boutique hotel, located 100 meters from South Kensington underground. Breakfast is served at their cuttest garden of the townhouses that were transformed into the hotel.

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Number Sixteen forms part of a row of gleaming white stucco mid Victorian townhouses. It originally opened in the 1980’s and instantly became popular with discerning travellers looking for an alternative to the larger Park Lane hotels. Now several years on, the hotel has a Firmdale point of view. Kit Kemp redesigned the hotel in her signature, fresh modern English style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Number Sixteen

Address: 16 Sumner Place, London SW7 3EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $341 - $518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Number Sixteen 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Number 16
Number Sixteen London, England
Number Sixteen Hotel London
Hotel Style:
#105 Luxury Hotel in London
#127 Romantic Hotel in London
#192 Family Hotel in London
#212 Business Hotel in London
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