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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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... More 

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olbia, sardinia, italy
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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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 29, 2009

After searching through dozens of hotels on tripadvisor we settled on this hotel. It was no more or no less of what you could ask of a budget hotel in London. The hotel room and bathroom were incredibly clean +++, which is my first priority. The hotel has a lift, a complimentary 24 hour coffee/tea machine in the foyer, a... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2009

After staying in London budget hotels at least a dozen times, I've come to realize a good value & great hotel when I find one. Most London hotels are small, smelly & just a complete rip-off. But, this hotel is a rare find. 1.) VERY clean. You couldn't have asked for a cleaner hotel. 2.) Great for the budget conscious... More 

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San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed March 31, 2009

I've book this hotel because was one of the few hotels with family rooms. The accomodation was confortable for 5 dults, with 4 sigle and a double bed. Small bathroom with a tiny sink, bath tube and wc. For was who want to use the hotel just for sleeping I think that is enough. Cleaning and friendly staff. The hotel... More 

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Midland, Georgia
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Reviewed March 21, 2009

Just returned from staying 4 nights. Got a quad which was 54# per night. Was a double bed and two twin beds that were hung from the wall and lowered when needed (like bunk beds). The beds were OK. The room was very clean and I thought it was quiet (my wife would disagree with me as she says there... More 

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London
1 review
Reviewed January 31, 2009

I would like to say few things about this hotel. My sister stayed at this hotel and I made the reservation for her. I was concerned about a couple of bad reviews I saw on this site. Well the hotel is absolutely an excellent value for a very little money, and the bad things that has been said on this... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 11, 2009

I booked this hotel after searching for a cheap hotel to stay in after a night out in London. I was intending to book a 'secret' room in a 4* hotel but after reading the reviews on this hotel I decided to book here. I was not disapointed. We stayed in the hotels smallest room with bunk beds and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2008

Myself and 4 friends had two rooms in this hotel. Location was great, 10 minutes walk from West Kensington subway. Was quiet at night and the reception staff were friendly. Rooms themselves were small, so were the bathrooms. BUT- the shower worked, so did the toilet, tv and bed (which is quite large). Yeah there was no breakfast, but if... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
1 review
Reviewed November 30, 2008

I needed to stay somewhere in Central London for one night and still hadn't booked it the night before I was heading down south! Was looking on lastminute.com which showed me cheap rooms, and £38 didn't seem too bad for such a short-notice deal, especially since I had read reviews for other hotels that were a few pounds cheaper that... More 

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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: $28 - $337 (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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“do ask for room without bunk beds”
 of 5 bubbles bettyboo186534, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Window away from the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles , Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Best fit for a single traveler that uses the public transport. No handicapped access t the local tube station.”
 of 5 bubbles cgriffisteach, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor definitely seems to be the most peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles travellingfoodie89, Feb 16, 2016 | Read review
“Don't even rent them out for humans. Or just make them single rooms. ”
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