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“Very peaceful considering the location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Rembrandt

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The Rembrandt
Ranked #230 of 1,089 Hotels in London
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“Very peaceful considering the location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed at the Rembrandt for one night as it was so convenient for The Albert Hall. The hotel was very clean and of smart appearance. The Staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. The room was of an adequate size and tastefully furnished. However the bed was very soft and the TV was slow to work. The bathroom only had a shower which was a bit disappointing as I would have liked a bath. The breakfast was reasonable but no porridge was on offer. The hotel were able to offer gluten free bread as I had requested, however it was inedible! For one night it was fine as the location was brilliant and there was hardly any traffic noise. Not a bad experience overall.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

We did not stay in the hotel and after our restaurant experience may feel reluctant to do so. Upon arriving in London we decided to have coffee in the lounge at the Rembrandt hotel. The service was excellent, the lounge comfortable and well appointed so we decided we would return for lunch - BIG MISTAKE!!!! Although, again service excellent, lunch delicious and beautifully presented (congratulations to the Chef), the lunch was spoiled by some of the most unruly, noisy children that I have encountered. I have young nephews and nieces and although their parents are professional people they would not allow such behaviour in their workplace.

I can only assume that the children had some connection to the hotel owners as I cannot imagine that their behaviour would be tolerated under any other circumstances. They ran, continually screaming, around the tables, the dining and lounge area, with little or no intervention from the parents. On times we could barely hear each other speak. This behaviour continued for the whole lunch period and ruined, what would otherwise have been an enjoyable lunch.

The hotel owners should be made aware of this, as we were not the only people who were commenting on their behavior.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

We were thrilled with the Rembrandt. From North American standards, the rooms will seem small, but it is lovely. The staff were pleasant and helpful, the room was clean and nice. The breakfast is fantastic too. We absolutely love the location - right across from V&A, quick walk to Hyde park, short bus to Oxford Street and Central London. Many terrific restaurants all around the hotel. If we return we'd try to stay there again. We had a "free hotel" deal from British Airways. Had we had to pay full price, not sure we could have afforded the Rembrandt.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013


My husband booked our first ever trip to London together as a surprise for my 30th! We stayed in Feb this year. We were very excited especially as the website for the rembrandt looked very nice!

The location for the hotel is spot on! Everything you want n need on your doorstep!

Unfortunately we weren't too impressed with the hotel itself! Whilst it is clean n well presented in the reception area n bar area our room was nice but basic! We booked to stay in a double executive room. The bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept in. The pillows were far too high n hard for the bed n on the second night I had to sleep with no pillow at all because I had suffered a really bad back from the night before. The bed also seemed very small - both my husband n I feet were hanging over the bottom n we are both 5 foot 6! To say that this was our weekend away from our two babies I think I got more sleep at home than I did here!

Upon our return home I emailed the general manager of the hotel to make him aware of our dissatisfied stay n that I had suffered a bad back due to their beds n I have not received any response whatsoever - a simple acknowledgement would have sufficed!

  • Stayed February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Just got back from London with 2 teenage boys. This location was great. The boys had their own room and we were across the hall. The rooms are kept very clean, breakfast is adequate and convenient, and the location is the best. Minutes to tube station, across from the V & A, and Natural History, close to Harrods and on the Piccadilly line from Heathrow if you care to use it. one night the boys swam in the adjacent health club. Wireless in rooms also. Would stay there again.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Stayed for one night. Greeted warmly at reception by friendly team. Stayed in Junior suite. Comfortable bed, quiet. Jacuzzi bath- be careful do not use bubble bath!. Good quality of complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee. Bar area lovely, real fire fire, excellent service, Rose wine highly recommended!. Breakfast good value, only down side the single toaster, to be found on many hotels here and abroad! Please add another toaster or two. Overall perfect stay for V&A Museum, Kensington etc. Thank You to all staff x

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

I stayed for 1 week and it was a great place to stay. The room was spacious and very clean. Close to attractions (V&A Museum across the road) and public transport. Complimentary breakfast was great. Lots to choose from. Staff were very friendly and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Only thing to complain about was the fire alarm went off twice and so hotel was evacuated on both occasions. Although it did result in a couple of stories to tell. Free wi-if was very useful as I was working and there was room to work in the room. A wonderful place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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Property: The Rembrandt
Address: 11 Thurloe Place | Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#51 Spa Hotel in London
#156 Business Hotel in London
#174 Luxury Hotel in London
#202 Romantic Hotel in London
#218 Family Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rembrandt 4*
Number of rooms: 194
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Rembrandt Hotel is located in Knightsbridge, tastefully combines elegant Edwardian architecture with contemporary design and is ideally located with exclusive access to designer shops and many of London's famous museums. Guests can relax with a drink or light meal in the 1606 Lounge Bar or enjoy a delicious Carvery in Palette Restaurant. Guests of The Rembrandt also have access to the adjacent Aquilla Health and Fitness Centre at a reduced rate. ... more   less 
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