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Number Sixteen

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel because of the location without any preconceptions or recommendation. I am glad to report it was truly delightful and my new favourite place to stay in London. The hotel comprises of three townhouses but is still quite small. London is one of those cities where the rooms are always tiny but the interior of this hotel... More 

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Central Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently completed a four-day stay at Number Sixteen before continuing on to Florence, and were delighted with the experience. The staff helped us make the most of our visit, getting us tickets to the last performance of Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe, reservations at local restaurants, and helping us decipher the London Underground. In fact, the personal service... More 

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huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique hotel was perfect for our business trip to West London.We are familiar with Firmdale hotels and didn't know what to expect from their smaller properties.The staff-accomodation-food were excellent.I was a student in the area 50 years ago and have visited often making our base the Egerton House hotel .I will now be trying Hotel 16 again .We had... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent boutique hotel with 40 rooms, owned by the Ferndale Group who also own Charlotte Street Hotel and others. Beautiful decor and lovely garden, set on a quiet residential street in South Ken, a stone's throw from South Ken tube. Didn't eat here but the room was really nice, comfortable bed, modern shower room and all in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely stay staff were friendly and very professional room was exquisite, everything is to a high standard, but still comfortable and cosy. This is a fine example of a boutique hotel. Gardens were relaxing lovely to have breakfast on the terrace (as long as nice weather).

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Suffolk, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely quirky hotel with a small courtyard garden hidden away in the hustle and bustle of South Kensington - a great place for afternoon tea with friends. A few minutes walk from the underground. The food was beautifully presented: all very tasty and the deep fried courgette flower was especially tasty (having never had one before). Very good value... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $351 - $543 (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:
#86 Luxury Hotel in London
#127 Romantic Hotel in London
#192 Family Hotel in London
#212 Business Hotel in London
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