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    The Kensington

    29 North Drive, Great Yarmouth NR30 4EW, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good24%
    • Average23%
    • Poor12%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 366 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This hotel has seen better days we were in room 26 which is by the reception entrance not a good position as curtains have to be drawn to avoid people constantly looking in window on way past. This room had a shower only with sink...More

    Thank vizzman
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the outside the hotel looks quite nice. Gravel parking area with enough space for approx 10 cars or so. Outside looks clean and tidy. We arrived before our checking in time but this was no issue. We were allowed to park the car and...More

    Thank Nadine S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The staff at the hotel are amazing, friendly and excellent service. Unfortunately the hotel rooms are tired, dusty and in need of some updating. We had a seaview room. The room was not dirty but dusty and hairs on the floor and in the draws...More

    Thank Camelface2014
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I prefer staying in old hotels - they have more character than a bland chain, so I like this place. The room was small but pleasant and the bed was very comfortable. There was good hot water pressure in the shower, and it was clean....More

    Thank Sunny v
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Room number 25. Toilet cistern water was turned off, the maintenance man gave us a screwdriver to turn the water on at the pipe adjacent to the loo, so that the water could be turned on to fill the cistern each time we used the...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • $79 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
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    • Norfolk >
    • Great Yarmouth
    • Also Known As
    • Kensington Hotel Great Yarmouth ,
    • The Kensington Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
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    May 9, 2017|
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    Response from david c | Reviewed this property |
    be careful taking children there we got abuse from the bloke because of are so he had just started using the toilet we were saying wel done and clapping are hands this bloke started shouting through the wall shut the eff up... More
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    Response from Vampire123 | Reviewed this property |
    We sat in the bar and top part of the restaurant with our dog and had food , we we're not told anything different , so I would say yes to your questions.
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    "Don't stay in room 26"
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    "Ground floor rooms very noisy"
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    "Go to another hotel."
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    "We stayed in room 6 which was lovely and quiet"
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