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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My teen-aged daughter and I immediately felt at home in this roomy, comfortable and quaint B&B. We stayed for a week in late August, with the Artists Villa as home base for touring London, Kingston and nearby towns. Norbiton Station provided super convenient access by rail to Waterloo Station and elsewhere. We frequently walked to the bustling Kingston town centre,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I made a very late booking in the afternoon of Saturday 19th March 2016, not ideal circumstances but I needed a place to stay near to Kingsmeadow Stadium because I intended to have a few drinks. Ingrid was very hospitable, the room was exactly what I expected, clean, tidy and so on for a B&B. Excellent value for a short... More 

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Stonnall, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We had the small room which would be ideal for a single person but was somewhat cramped for a couple. We would have liked tea/coffee making facilities in our room - we were allowed to go downstairs to use the owner's kitchen to make drinks but although we had been told that this was fine to do we still felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

I arrived late on the evening of 11th day of September 2015 and stayed through till the morning on 15th September 2015. My welcome was generous and warm almost as if these people knew me from time immemorial even though I only had just met them. Next day Ingrid and Mike were kind enough to take me to Waterloo station... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

My family stayed over in July. They were appalled by the poor service and would not go back to this place nor they would advise others to do so. They felt unwelcomed and spent as much time as possible outside this place. The impression is that the owner would choose not to share her house if she could and that... More 

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Nairobiblue, Owner at Artists Villa, responded to this review

This family of three persons checked in to Artists Villa on 28th July for eight nights, occupying the two guest rooms. There were no other guests. I'm very surprised and mystified at the complaint about poor service, as they were friendly, polite and did not complain about anything to me. Antonella has not specified what her family were unhappy about... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stayed in a beautiful old style and artistically decorated room in an old villa in Kingston near the railway station. The host was very helpful. I could use her kitchen to make tea and borrow some of her dishes. There were fresh flowers in the room and the big bed was very good. The room was well cleaned and... More 

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Nairobiblue, Owner at Artists Villa, responded to this review

I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay and that you chose to say so on Trip Advisor. It was lovely to meet you Karin and you are very welcome to return should you wish to in the future. Thanks a million! More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The decor is nice. There is only one bathroom shared by everyone. Breakfast was not available as 7.30 was 'too early'. I stay in a b and b when I work away from home because I find hotels lonely and enjoy a bit of friendly chat. None here though. One open plan living room and I felt very unwelcome in... More 

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Nairobiblue, Owner at Artists Villa, responded to this review

I don’t usually respond to Trip Advisor reviews because no matter how I might disagree with what has been written, I believe the author is entitled to express their experience. However, this review has a number of factual inaccuracies that I need to counter. First, continental breakfast is available from 7:30AM through to 9:30AM – and to accommodate guests who... More 

Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I've stayed in various B&B and hotels in Kingston before settling for this place, overall the best I've found. I've stayed three (or four?) times, and will go again. The house is conveniently located, in a quiet street but close enough to major bus lines. It's got everything I care for in the context of a short business visit, including... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is not like other bed and breakfast accommodation. It is run by Ingrid an artist whose work - paintings and ceramics - adorns the house. The beds are comfortable and the front bedroom (the one in the photo) is very spacious. The house -- which is also Ingrid's home -- is convenient for either Kingston town centre (10 minutes... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My home base in the UK – I travel to Norbiton/Kingston every 6 weeks or so for business, and have stayed at most of the places near my office before settling on Artist’s Villa. Two rooms are rented out - one is small but big enough for my needs (desk, double bed, closet, chest of drawers, cable TV, etc.), the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a stay in a relaxing artists home just 10 minutes walk from the historic market town centre of Kingston Upon Thames, the River Thames and Richmond Park.Artists Villa is in a quiet residential street, close to bus and train stations and within an easy 30 minute ride to Central London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Artists Villa

Address: 57 Cobham Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 3AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater London > Kingston upon Thames
Price Range: $52 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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