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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Formerly Kensington Close Hotel (which I prefer), it is just behind the tube station, located in a quiet residential area, but is just one minute walk to the busy Kensinton high street and five minute walk to Hyde park. The hotel rooms are rather compact but the restaurants, meeting room facilities are good. it even has a pool. I hold...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an okay hotel, it isnt luxury but it is very comfortable and in a great part of London. Rooms were clean, service was good, it felt like a standard large hotel in London. I would recommend if you mid range budget to spend and want to be close to the centre of London and able to get on...

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Harefield
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has been changed to a holiday inn 2 days before but no one told us on email so we were walking around for ages trying to find the hotel ! Tried to check in at 3pm but was met with a queue of 30 people in front of us - total chaos and a couple of reception staff...

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Jaipur, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Centre of City with ease of connectivity with local cube and for travel to across city and near by 24 hours store and food joints and Staff and very polite and helpful and loved the way they decorated the Christmas Tree Great Hotel

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel Friendly and spacious great food and plenty of it. Would recommend. walking distance for the underground and easily found. Booked through Groupon was very impressed with the hotel. Shops very close.

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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hotel very soon after it became a 'Holiday Inn'; the systems were still bedding in which meant a 30 min wait to check in (nearer 50 mins for some of my colleagues). The room was small but clean; uninspiring but functional. Fine.... until the next morning... I went for breakfast and left the 'do not disturb'...

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manchester
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We attended here for a celebraty weekend for my partner. We were told we would have one of the best rooms in the hotel with a excellent view. I can assure you that a view of the roof is not excellent. Walked past the hotel 3 times as it had just been rebranded to a holiday Inn. Not stopped once...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived in Kensington looking for the Kensington Close Hotel and were driving round fr almost half an hour before we found out it was the Holiday Inn (the name had been changed 2 days prior). there was no where to pull up/ park the car to unload so 2 of us ran in quickly to book in and left...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel through a deal. Fabulous hotel, staff were attentive, accommodation was comfortable, clean and compact. Rooms although small had everything one required and were quiet. The bed was ultra comfortable. Breakfast in the morning was excellent and once again staff were on hand to at all times to ensure your experience remained at a high standard. Unfortunately due...

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HolidayInnLK, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are glad that you enjoyed your recent stay at Holiday Inn London - Kensington, we are always striving to provide an excellent service and make an unforgettable experience of every single stay. We spend time and resources in staff training and improvements in order to...

North East England
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent one night here December 4th 2016. I found the hotel great room was a bit small but no problem clean still getting a few finishing touches from changing to a Holiday Inn. Breakfast was fine and not packed as been mentioned. The bar prices are expensive £5.50 for a 330 ml bottle of lager, no need at all....

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Staying in South Kensington

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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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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn London - Kensington is a beautiful 4-star hotel centrally located near Kensington High Street tube station and a short walk from Kensington Palace & Gardens, Royal Albert Hall, Earls Court and the West End. The Hotel has 708 well-equipped non-smoking bedrooms including Executive bedrooms and Suites. Enjoy fresh seasonal dishes in the brasserie or a drink in the sunny private garden. Business traveller's appreciate the powerful WiFi service, wide ranging room service menu and an executive lounge for VIPs too. State of the art meeting facilities for up to 250 delegates are ideal for meetings, dinners and weddings. Shopping at Westfield and Oxford Street is a short distance away. Imagine Health Club and Spa includes a fantastic new gym and an 18 metre swimming pool with sauna, steam rooms and jacuzzi. The Spa offers an enticing selection of massage, facial and beauty treatments with our expert therapists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn London - Kensington

Address: Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8 5SP, England (Formerly Kensington Close Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $99 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn London - Kensington 4*
Number of rooms: 708
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Also Known As:
Kensington Close London
Hotel Kensington Close
Kensington Close Hotel London
Holiday Inn London - Kensington England
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#67 Spa Hotel in London
#350 Luxury Hotel in London
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“English afternoon tea is 15.00 per person. good value in kensington.area.”
 of 5 bubbles 788jackyz, 2 days ago | Read review
“Don't go there expecting anything as it used to be.”
 of 5 bubbles 539hazelc, 5 days ago | Read review
“ASK for bigger room., first room we VERY SMALL.. only one could be in bathroom at time”
 of 5 bubbles hrannarm2015, 6 days ago | Read review
“Don't get 3105!”
 of 5 bubbles ElksLondon, 6 days ago | Read review
“ask the front desk about in-room WI-FI access.”
 of 5 bubbles 196westleyb, 6 days ago | Read review
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