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Harwich , UK
Reviewed September 23, 2009

Clean hotel in ok area, close to tube stations. Service at reception slow (receptionist was new though I think...) and key cards had a habit of not working (not good when no-one is at reception!). Room small but clean, and perfectly ok for a nights sleep.

Thank JimmyBing
Reviewed September 21, 2009

This is the fourth time I have travelled to London, and all four times I stayed in a different hotel. I was very disappointed with this particular hotel. One of the main reasons I chose this hotel was the fact it had WiFI but the Wifi connection was horrendous. I had to purchase a pay-to-go broadband modem in the end...

Thank jennnee
Reviewed September 14, 2009

We had a room for 5 adults and location wise it is OK about 5-10 minutes walk from the tube station. There is no breakfast included but there is a free coffee machine downstairs but the guests. The rooms are clean and new but our sink was partially clogged and the bath area had no shower curtain which made it...

Thank yoong_khean
Reviewed July 5, 2009

I stayed in W.K. for a week. My room was very small, but incredibly CLEAN!!!!! it's a good place if you need only a bed to sleep in and then go out in the morning for the whole day :) Staff is really nce and helpful. They called a cab for me in the middle of the night and helped...

Thank Dorcysia
Reviewed June 19, 2009

Hotel/guest house was near to underground station, clean, recently refurbished. Staff very helpful & friendly. Rooms small but adequate. Hotel is ideal if you are just looking for a clean bed for the night. Area initially intimidating, but incurred no problems walking around with a young child, though very noisy on Saturday night but then it is London. Overall I...

Thank gabby03
Reviewed June 17, 2009

I needed a place to stay for one night in London. Not looking for anything luxurious, finding somewhere cheap was my main goal, hence I stumbled upon the Kensington West (under the confusing guise of the "Olympia Rooms" - but is the same place!) on laterooms. Trust me - for 45GBP (double room) you will not find anywhere as clean,...

Thank zippymonkey
Reviewed May 30, 2009

Like many others, I found this hotel after scouring the web for a non-sketchy budget hotel in London and booked a double room and a quad room for my family for 6 nights. Though it worked out well for us, if you have high standards and are not willing to be flexible or make compromises, this is not the hotel...

Thank CanuckinScotland
Southern Ontario
Reviewed May 27, 2009

We stayed here for 4 days during a trip across Europe. It took forever to find a suitable place to stay in London as most places are either extremely expensive, or cheap with horrible trip advisor reviews. In this case, the price is right, the location is fine (a 5 minute walk to the West Kensington Tube station which is...

Thank LolaBee
Reviewed May 9, 2009

Walking distaance to Kensington West tube station but the neighborhood made us uncomfortable. Seven doors to access our room, three required the key card. Hot beverage provided in the lobby. Not much variety available for meals nearby so eat before you come or bring your own food. Had to ask for bath towels. No hand towels, washcloths or bath mat...

Thank Visitor051
olbia, sardinia, italy
Reviewed May 2, 2009

This was our first trip to London, so finding a hotel was quite a feat. The thing that worried us most was cleanliness (not what London hotels are famous for). After searching through zillions of sites we decided on the West Kensington. I must say that the various reviews were quite accurate. We had a quad which was really microscopic...

Thank mutreccu
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington West is situated in the heart of stylish London, Kensington. Just a 3 minute walk from Olympia exhibition centre & within easy reach to Kensington High Street, boasting many restaurants, bars, shops & a cinema. Kensington West offers good-value en-suite bedrooms, all of which have free WI-FI, flat screen LCD TVs, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, ample power outlets and in-room tea & coffee facilities. We also offer a lift to all floors and a friendly 24-hour reception service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington West Hotel

Address: 25-27 Matheson Road, London W14 8SN, England (Formerly Aston Court Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range: $33 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kensington West Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“I've only used one so can't comment”
 of 5 bubbles loxley123, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Try to find an offer because during summer holiday, we've been told a room can get up to £hunderds per night!”
 of 5 bubbles tavibirsan, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“do ask for room without bunk beds”
 of 5 bubbles bettyboo186534, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Window away from the streets.”
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“Best fit for a single traveler that uses the public transport. No handicapped access t the local tube station.”
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