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Rydges Kensington London

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Lecce, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived on early morning flight, thought we would drop bags and roam London in our jet lagged state. To outer surprise Aussie staff advised our room was available and checked us in. Thanks , highly recommend , great location , easy access via underground station from Heathrow.

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1 Thank Ray L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this hotel after finding it on google and upon looking on their website found an amazing deal for a free Friday or Sunday when bought with a Saturday night. Naturally we thought we would splurge and chose the Kensington Suite. As soon as we walked into the hotel we was well accommodated by the staff who were more... More 

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Thank Daniel M
JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Mr Marsh, Thank you for review on your recent stay with us. We are pleased you had a pleasant stay with us. Our hotel is very lucky to have such a great team of staff and that you found them to be helpful. In regards to the feather cushions and furniture, we do specially arrange non-feathers cushion or pillows... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very neat, welcoming hotel. Central spot.Perfect location and rooms not to bad in size (for European standards) Apart from a 5am fire alarm issue, which was not well managed at all by staff on at the time (sorry I have an emergency management background) there was no checks or balances done and no checking guest were all accounted for regardless... More 

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1 Thank Sharon M
JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Ms Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. We are delighted that you had a nice stay with us in Kensington. We are very lucky to be located so close to some major attractions and Gloucester Road Tube Station. Ms Sharon, we have taken on board with your... More 

Vernon, Canada
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in a great location. Half a block from the Gloucester Road tube station. We were able to walk to Kensington Palace and Buckingham Palace. Lots of restaurants in the neighbourhood. Our room was small but very clean and comfortable. Very helpful clerk when we checked in. Highly recommended.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Kensington suite for a two night break. I signed up for the hotel chain loyalty scheme which gives you opportunity for discounted stays. The deal we obtained was stay a Saturday night and get the Sunday night free. This made it far more affordable. We checked in prior to arrival which made arrival and room allocation... More 

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

Spent two nights with my teenage children. The staff are exceptionally helpful, the hotel is very clean and comfortable. It's pretty close to the tube station which is only a short 2 minute walk. Easy access to all the main tourist attractions. The room we had was a little small for three people but perfectly fit for purpose. If you... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spent 5 nights there in this hotel and found this place to be very easily accessible all kinds of modes of transportation. The bus stop is just in front of the hotel, and a few in a walking distance if you look for specific routes. The neighborhood also includes restaurants, fast-food outlets, tube station, grocery. What I like... More 

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1 Thank Byrtimizer
JoannaCRydges, Front Office Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Byrtimizer, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us. It is always pleasing for us when our guests leave us feeling happy about their stay, as our guest satisfaction is our priority. We are delighted to read that you found our staff to be very helpful and friendly.... More 

Paris, France
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was very small despite it being called an executive suite.The location was good with the bus stop just outside the door.Looking out our window in room 105 the view was terrible and not the sort of view you would expect.

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Thank murray448
JoannaCRydges, Front Office Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Murray448y, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. We are very lucky to be located so close to some major attractions and Gloucester Road Tube Station. However, we are truly saddened to read that the size of our room did not meet your expectation. London room sizes can be... More 

Marysville, Washington
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience with hotels in London is that they are a crap-shoot. This hotel is a good place to stay and you won't regret it. It is a 3-minute walk from the Gloucester underground station which gets you everywhere. The hotel is close to Hyde Park as well. We rented bikes just outside the hotel for 2 euro for 24... More 

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1 Thank Pete N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location was good because the tour busses were in front of the hotel! And the city busses too But the carpet of my room was not that clean! I'm sorry I have clean freak I didn't say nothing because I don't like to complain. The staff was really nice and courtesy! The only thing that I didn't like was... More 

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JoannaCRydges, Front Office Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Yolanda Z, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. We are very lucky to be located so close to some major attractions and Gloucester Road Tube Station. However, we are truly saddened to read that the carpet in your room was not clean to the Rydges standards. Your feedback... More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges Kensington London is a four star deluxe design inspired boutique hotel which has been fully refurbished in 2011. Facilities include wired and wireless internet, fitness suite, Restaurant & Wine Bar, Lounge Bar, 24 hour room service etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Kensington London

Address: 61 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range: $131 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Kensington London 4.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
Rydges Kensington Plaza London
Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
Rydges London
Hotel London Rydges
Rydges Kensington London England
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#238 Luxury Hotel in London
#258 Business Hotel in London
#328 Family Hotel in London
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