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The Ampersand Hotel

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With some of the most stylish hotel rooms in Kensington, The Ampersand is a privately-owned luxury London hotel that combines contemporary excellence in design, service, food and technology in an 1888 building at the capital's heart. We have been inspired by those great Victorian values of discovery and wonder - and given them a modern, whimsical twist. The result: a cosmopolitan, 111-room luxury boutique hotel, bar, restaurant and drawing rooms, delivering 21st-century warmth, humour and total comfort.The Ampersand Hotel is situated just a minute's walk from South Kensington tube station, and is well connected to Heathrow airport.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
172Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
28Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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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smallish rooms, but thoughtfulness and niceness of staff and terrific location more than make up for that. Extremely comfortable bed, very good systems throughout. The ability to take room service post-theatre at the bar downstairs when the rest of South Ken is shut is a
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Response from NielsFrostrup, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for the excellent review Jack, I have shared your kind comments and feedback with team. It's always a pleasure having you with us and we hope to see you back very soon. Best regards, Niels
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Hotel's Favorite
We stayed for a week on our honeymoon and everything was perfect. The beds are super comfortable, our room was spacious and beautiful, the hotel is in an exceptional location, and the staff is WONDERFUL. Bee was our favorite and super helpful every day, she helped with
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Response from Tracey H, Manager at The Ampersand Hotel
Responded Nov 2, 2018
Thank you for your amazing review. I have shared all of your wonderful comments with the team who are pleased to have helped make your honeymoon such a fantastic and memorable experience. Bee is a valued member of our team and is particularly pleased to have helped make your stay. We all look forward to welcoming you back to The Ampersand in the future. Kind regards, Tracey
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Lovely hotel - would highly recommend! The location is excellent, staff are very accommodating and the suite had everything you needed. The bath amenities were perfection. Loved the soft drinks in the included mini bar. -
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Response from nfampersandhotel, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Craig, Thank you for the fantastic review - it's a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with and we hope to see you back again very soon. Best regards, Niels
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Very high quality - very comfortable room, modern bathroom with nice products, excellent location right by South Ken tube, and friendly efficient staff. The hotel feels fresh and not faded like so many other hotels do. I didn’t have breakfast so cannot comment on this but the
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Response from Tracey H, Manager at The Ampersand Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your excellent review. I am delighted you had such a great stay and I very much look forward to welcoming you back to The Ampersand. Kind regards, Tracey
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We cannot recommend the Ampersand highly enough in every possible respect. Room, dining and most of all the staff always make it an experience that is memorable, relaxing and extremely enjoyable. We would simply not consider staying anywhere else in London and it up there with
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Response from Tracey H, Manager at The Ampersand Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for another wonderful review. I greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. It is always a pleasure to welcome you back to The Ampersand and we all look forward to doing so again soon. Best regards, Tracey
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If you're flying into Heathrow, the easier, fastest, and cheapest way to get to and from the airport in the tube. The hotel is literally 1 block from the S Kensington stop on the Picadilly line. Super easy and cheap- The hotel does provide adapters. Don't know about rooms with fridges. I'm thinking, no. But you should ask.
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Thank you for your question. I am pleased to confirm we will allocate a suite with your preferences of walk in shower and separate bath upon reservation and do our very best to fulfil your request. I hope this is of assistance and I look forward to finalising your reservation. Kind regards, Tracey
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I am pleased to confirm there is a car park very close to us on Harrington Road, Union Car Park, 31 - 36 Harrington Road SW7 3ND. I hope the above is of assistance, if you need any further information do not hesitate to contact us directly. Kind regards, Tracey
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I am pleased to confirm there is a car park very close to us on Harrington Road, Union Car Park, 31 - 36 Harrington Road SW7 3ND. I hope the above is of assistance, if you need any further information do not hesitate to contact us directly. Kind regards, Tracey
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Does the hotel have a lift or someone to carry bags up stairs
Thank you for your question. I am pleased to confirm we have 2 lifts for guest and also have luggage porters to assist with baggage. I hope this if of assistance and look forward to welcoming you to The Ampersand. Kind regards, Tracey
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"Ask for a quiet room and they provide, west and upper floors best."
"Fifth floor suite had three TVs and a small kitchenette. It would be roomier though, without so many chairs; the room had seating for nine."
"Avoid the smallest rooms - I don’t think they’re worth it."
"I would guess the higher floors would be quieter."
"Be specific with what you need."
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PRICE RANGE
$244 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLondonSouth Kensington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
111
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