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Rydges Kensington London

#341 of 1,066 Hotels in London
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61 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PE, England
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The Dalles, Oregon
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back from a wonderful first time trip to London. I had booked the Rydges Hotel and could not have been happier. It located in the Kensington area. Hotel was very, nice. We had a spacious room (I was expecting smaller) and it was very well appointed. They have a restaurant there in the hotel and since we flew... More 

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Kirklin, Indiana
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hop on hop off bus stopped right in front of the hotel. Very convenient. We checked in with a very friendly front desk. We had booked a budget room but when we got to our room it was an Executive Room. As soon as we entered the room and looked around a bit the phone rang. The front desk... More 

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking your time out to leave a review on our hotel. We appreciate all feedback, positive and negative as it gives us a chance to improve the service that we offer. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Rydges Kensington. We look forward to seeing you back in the hotel... More 

Saskatoon
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy with Rydges Kensington. The location is great. Only a few steps away from Gloucester Road Station, a longish walk to Harrods and a nice distance to Kensington Palace and Kensington High Street. Upon arrival we were given bigger room on the upper floor since we were going to stay for a week. The room was larger... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a single room. Bigger than most London standard single rooms. Comfy bed, luxury bedding, great shower - everything I needed for a business trip overnight. Only problem was that there was a dripping noise all night. I presumed this was outside the window; turned out to be the aircon unit. Woke up to a puddle in the corner of... More 

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Good Evening Sheena, Firstly we thank you for leaving a review on our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, we take on all feedback, positive and negative as it gives us a chance to improve our service. The building within which our hotel is situated is a fairly old one. We do occasionally encounter issues... More 

Tarneit, Australia
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is in a good location . Close to the Gloucester Street tube station . Just a short walk to Kensington Palace and Hyde Park , Harrods and the V & A Museum are also in walking distance . Staff and very friendly and efficient and a big thank you to Briana for all her help.

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review about our hotel. We highly appreciate your comments and are sincerely happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us at Rydges Kensington London. Hopefully we are blessed with your presence in our hotel some time in the not too distant future. Sincerely, More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel in a prime position for visiting London. Close to the tube (100mts) which allows easy access to all tourist spots and everything else. Just a few stops to each main change over points. Hotel is great for location to food in area while also providing a quality restaurant and bar on its site.

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Good Evening, Firstly thank you for taking your time to leave a positive review about our hotel. We greatly appreciate your comments and are sincerely happy that you have enjoyed your stay here with us at Rydges Kensington London. We do hope to see you again in our establishment sometime in the foreseeable future! Kind and sincere regards, More 

Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second visit to this hotel. The hotel was kind enough to fulfil my request of being in the same room as last time on the third floor as it is bright and airy. The room is an Executive King room and I find it a good size for myself travelling alone and staying more than a couple... More 

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

Dear Aaron G, Thank you for lovely review. We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. It is always pleasing for us when our guests leave our hotel feeling happy about their experience as our hotel prides itself on delivering a great service. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We certainly are lucky to... More 

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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple of nights before heading back to Australia. Australian front office manager very good with excellent people skills, found some of the other staff lacking in customer service and simple people skills (eg make eye contact, smile, make suggestions, offer help, be a human). Hotel itself was clean, well-maintained and satisfactory. Location excellent - couldn't be beaten... More 

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

Dear Sappa68, Thank you for lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and you found our front office manager to very helpful. We certainly are lucky to be located so close to some great attractions and to Gloucester Road tube station. However, we are truly saddened to hear that you found some... More 

MA
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has small rooms, we opted for the two twin room. It was on the first floor so it was convenient getting our luggage in. The bathroom/shower was gorgeous and had great water pressure. The hotel had our room ready EARLY (10am) which was great and it was so close to the Glouchester Road Underground. So easy to get... More 

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

Dear Lee68, Thank you for lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and you found our facilities to be great. We certainly are lucky to be located so close to some great attractions and to Gloucester Road tube station. Early check-ins are always subject to availability and it is great to see... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a very well located and clean hotel. that being all the positive things I can say. my colleague's money was stolen from his room - not a lot but...we also had to beg them to issue us with a receit for our booking. the breakfast was out of order bad, very little selection of very bad quality food,... More 

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear FFarago, Thank you for taking the time to send through your feedback. Firstly I would like to apologise for all aspects of your stay you feel did not meet the expectations that you had of the hotel prior to staying. I am deeply saddened to see that breakfast did not satisfy you, however can assure you that we are... 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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
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: $155 - $286 (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
Hotel Style:
#244 Luxury Hotel in London
#258 Business Hotel in London
#328 Family Hotel in London
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