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Motherwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in Feb. Clean room, decent shower. Room was slightly small but did the job for three nights. Never tried breakfast but not into continental breakfasts. Would visit here again if I was travelling to London again.

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Detroit, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The room was a bit small, but for the price and location, it was excellent. Very close to the Gloucester Road tube station. Breakfast in the morning was simple but it was a good option and addition to the hotel.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, very nice of you taking the time to leave these comments. Thank you so much. Best regards. Ferdinand. Gm More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently located to Gloucester Road station and also about a 10 minutes walk to South Kensington station. The front office staff were very helpful and gave us an early check-in. Their rate however was higher compared to what other hotels in the same vicinity offered. As they are not flexible in accommodating alterations to the booking,... More 

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for staying with us. I strongly suggest to book directly with us for best rates next time around. Best regards. Ferdinand. Gm More 

Corvallis, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

4th floor room. I had to shuffle around the bed to look out the window, but overall a very nice hotel for a night or two. I stayed one night. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing to stay with us. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM More 

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Great location, quiet side street but just 2 mins from tube station and bus stop (best of both worlds). We had a lovely spacious triple room that was spotless clean, rain shower was amazing and the free wi-fi was great (especially for my teenager!). The continental breakfast was lovely & fresh every morning. Beds were comfy, we all had a... More 

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. Take care. Ferdinand. GM More 

Towcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Would recommend this hotel ideal for visiting to city nice area 2-3 min walk from Gloucester Road tube lots of resturants and hotels very near by. We eat and drank in the Baileys Hotel good value restaurant and bar especially happy hour 5.00-7.30pm cocktails wine and beer also have a special 2-3 course menue ( worth a visit ) continental... More 

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your feedback. Take care. Ferdinand. GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed with The Villa it had all I could ask for clean room, free breakfast, and wifi. Also the staff was super helpful with everything and very accommodating with holding your luggage before and after checkout. Love The Villa would definitely come back.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards. Ferdinand. GM More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We just returned from having stayed 2 nights at this hotel. The hotel was fine and the price for London was reasonable. The very good thing is the location. It's very close to the Gloucester tube station. I've stayed in hotels in London that I've liked better but because of the location and price I would stay here again.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for choosing to stay with us; we hope to see you soon. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM More 

Royston
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We stayed for only one night while attending a Royal Albert Hall concert. The welcome was excellent, the location was just right, an easy walk to the Hall or to Harrods, the room was small but it had everything, comfortable, bright and clean. We needed a taxi and being just by the Holiday Inn the reception staff said it would... More 

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your nice comments and feedback. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM More 

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Staying in South Kensington

Neighborhood Profile
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 )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Villa Kensington

Address: 10-11 Ashburn Gardens, London SW7 4DG, England (Formerly Abcone Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: $116 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Villa Kensington 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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