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Kensington Gardens Hotel

#447 of 1,066 Hotels in London
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9 Kensington Gardens Square, London W2 4BH, England (Formerly TOP Hotel Kensington Gardens)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room very good but on the 4th floor and no elevator. Had help to carry suitcase up. good location and easy to reach underground and main line stations. Breakfast was ample and good, plenty of choices.

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the single room with private facilities for 1 night. Rowshanak the lady who works at the reception greeted me when I arrived, very friendly and helpful and was a pleasure to talk to. The room was very clean. Furnishings looked new and so did the facilities. Hotel was very secure and felt very safe. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for awarding Kensington Gardens Hotel your top-score! We are delighted to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed on the top floor, so be prepared to lug your bags up if you have to. The hotel is tastefully decorated. My room was small but not bad for London though I have had a bit bigger. My room had a shared toilet. My shower was more of a luke warm mist than a shower so if you... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review; your comments are very useful to us as we are looking for ways of improving the services we provide. We are pleased to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back next time you visit London. More 

California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and in a quiet location! Easy access to the Underground with several stations to choose from. The lady at reception is very friendly and helpful however she is only available from 0800 to 1700 hours. In order to obtain our room key outside of those hours, we needed to go next door to their sister hotel Phoenix Hotel.... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending Kensington Gardens Hotel. We are pleased to know that the hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back next time you visit London. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel for weekend.In Bayswater and close to Hyde Park.Comfortable double room,great bathroom.Staff very friendly and helpful.Secure entry to hotel( obtain room key at night from Phoenix hotel next door).Was close to shops and Bayswater tube station.Would reccomend this hotel and think should have a higher star rating.

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for recommending Kensington Gardens Hotel and awarding your top-score! We are delighted to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a single room with private facilities for 2 nights 21 and 22 june 2016 and was p[easantly surprized to be told that I was allocated a double room. I had no fault to find with the accommodation or the very helpful receptionist who was on duty from 0800hrs to 1700hrs. The breakfast, which was plentiful and of good... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for awarding Kensington Gardens Hotel your top-score! We are delighted to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Wendover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable bed, clean room and pretty quiet. Only downer was finding it for the first time - was a bit of a mission. Now that I know where it is, I would definitely stay again due to value for money, cleanliness and lovely staff/ 24 hour reception. After 5pm, you had to check in at the hotel next door, and... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to know that Kensington Gardens Hotel suited your requirements and we look forward to welcoming you back to stay next time you visit London. More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the chance to return last week to the hotel. While they've definitely upgraded the facilities since my last visit, giving the hotel a much more chic look, the same friendliness and cleanliness remains. The location is excellent and this time I walked over to the Portobello Road Market on Saturday morning, in addition to wandering around the brand-new... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for awarding Kensington Gardens Hotel your top-score! We are delighted to know that you have chosen to return to Kensington Gardens Hotel and we hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

Berkshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely room overlooking the Square Gardens.A tranquil location yet minutes from the restaurants and pubs and shops of Queensway. Lots of interesting places nearby, a short walk to the tube, or a walk to Oxford St. Friendly staff.Highly recommended and great value for the quality and location.

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Heathfield, East Sussex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've just returned from a one night stay at Kensington Gardens Hotel and wouldn't hesitate recommending it to anyone (unless you have a problem with stairs). It is located within a few minutes walk of at least 2 tube stations and plenty of food outlets and shops at the end of the road. The decor is welcoming, modern and feels... More 

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Phoenix H, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington Gardens Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for awarding Kensington Gardens hotel your top-score. We are sure any potential guests will find your comments very useful. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighborhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington Gardens Hotel is a 17 bedroom 2 star central London hotel, located 5 minutes walk from Hyde Park. Bayswater and Queensway underground stations are both within a few minutes walking distance. The hotel is centrally situated for both the business executive and the holiday-maker, with the West End and its shops and theatres within easy reach. Free Wi-Fi is always included when making a reservation with Kensington Gardens Hotel. Check-in time is from 1 pm onward. There is a complimentary luggage storage facility at the hotel. Reception is manned from 8 am to 5 pm. The reception at Phoenix hotel, next door at 1-8 Kensington Gardens Square, will assist during other hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington Gardens Hotel

Address: 9 Kensington Gardens Square, London W2 4BH, England (Formerly TOP Hotel Kensington Gardens)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Notting Hill
Price Range: $102 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kensington Gardens Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Kensington Gardens Top Hotel
Top Hotel London
London Top Hotel
Kensington Gardens Hotel London, England
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