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Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum

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Dining (90)


The perfect option for business or leisure the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum sets the standard for hotels in Kensington. Stroll to Gloucester Road Tube Station, your gateway to the sights of the city. Enjoy the hotel s close proximity to Harrod's, the Royal Albert Hall, Earls Court and Olympia Exhibition Centres, the Natural History, Science and V&A Museums and Kensington Palace. As the tallest Holiday Inn Hotel in Europe, our 27-floor and 906 bedroom hotel offers modern bedrooms with stunning views of London from our higher floors. The hotel also offers a choice of suites and accessible rooms (one with hoist). All rooms are equipped with high speed Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity is available in the public areas. The hotel's carpark has 76 spaces and there is a 24-hour fitness room. Holiday Inn Kensington Forum offers its guests a choice of three restaurant and bars whether you want to relax with dinner, grab a quick snack or enjoy a pint of traditional British beer. The Academy offers 13 meeting and event rooms for up to 300 people, all with natural daylight, high-speed Internet and unlimited Starbucks tea and coffee.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
90Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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My boyfriend and I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights, for a London valentines weekend get away. The location of the hotel is great, and super easy to get too as there is a underground station only a 2 minute walk away. We checked in without any fuss and the member of staff who
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Response from Jean Claude M, Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
Responded yesterday
Thank you for reviewing our Hotel. We do value your comments and your feedback. However I would like to apologise for any shortcomings you had experienced with our Restaurant, please be assured that his is not indicative of our usual standards to which we operate here. We will most certainly address those issues you have raised. We do look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards
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I booked a standard king Size room for £141.00 per night - no breakfast. If I had booked a pod at Easy Hotels then I would not have been surprised but this cupboard sized room was beyond belief. Luckily I was alone because two people sharing this space would have to have been
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There is building work going on in and around the hotel, however we asked for a room away from it all and this was not a problem when we stayed. Its a bit old and tired, but hopefully the rooms are next for renovation. The water pressure in the shower was appalling and the air
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Response from Jean Claude M, Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
Responded yesterday
Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel, we do appreciate your comments and indeed your feedback. With Kind Regards
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This is my second visit to this fantastic hotel within two months. Recepion staff were very helpful. Room was very comfortable. Just checked out and would certainly return on my next visit to London. They have some improvement work however it has no impact on usual hotel
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Response from Jean Claude M, Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you for posting a great review of your stay. We love welcoming returning guests, and feel it is a huge compliment when people choose to stay with us again. Thank you!
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Stayed for one night on business - hotel has an excellent location in Kensington, very close to tube station, and lots of shops and restaurants in the locality too. Reception area was a bit of a building site - undergoing renovation at the moment, but was delighted to be able
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Response from Jean Claude M, Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for your review and for your very kind words! We hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind Regards
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Thank you for your question, yes of course, not a problem we have a luggage storage area, please ask our Concierge Team on arrival. Thank you
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I don't think I paid £36. Got there late afternoon and left around 11 in the morning. I am sure it was timed so dint pay that much. I would give them a call. The car park is underground too.
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Thank you for your question, the access to the Business Lounge is extra, at £25.00 per room, this is bookable at Reception when you arrive. Thank you
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Thank you for your question, no you do not pay extra, however if you do need a cot in the room, we would need for you to advise us. Thank you
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Thank you for your enquiry, yes the lifts for security reasons operate by using your room key card, Yes our windows do open. With Kind Regards
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"We stayed on the 16th floor"
"Avoid the train side if you can"
"Try to select the view before confirming the room"
"Rooms facing the street have to deal with some noise but not bad."
"Avoid those facing the railway, the noise is audible from the 17th floor. High up has good views but poor water pressure"
$121 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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