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The Gainsborough Hotel

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7-11 Queensberry Place South Kensington, London SW7 2DW England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we booked a double delux room - what we actually got was worse than a 1 star accommodation - this was the second room offered to us as the first was awful basement room narrow stairs down to it felt so claustrophobic and the was...More

Thank Jacqui S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two rooms in this hotel for two nights. On the first night my mother in-law couldn't find the hairdryer in her room so I went to look for it. I found it attached to the inside of the drawer and when I turned...More

Thank I M
Response from Sarah S, Manager at The Gainsborough HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear IM, Thank you very much for your review following your stay with us at The Gainsborough Hotel. I have tried several times to reach out to you during your stay and left a letter in your room to discuss the incident with the hair...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the photos kind of speak for themselves, but it would've been a nightmare had we been staying for more than a night. The room was hardly larger than the twin bed, the wallpaper was peeling off, the carpet was stained, the tv hardly...More

Thank pricetag92
Response from Sarah S, Manager at The Gainsborough HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pricetag92, Thank you very much for the time you took to post a comment on TripAdvisor. I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectations, please rest assured that we value your constructive feedback highly and we will look into it in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good clean room that had a welcoming reception as well as having our room ready early which was definitely a plus! The hotel was situated in a great location for the underground and within walking distance of some great attractions and restaurants.More

Thank 830bubbles19
Response from Sarah S, Manager at The Gainsborough HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 830bubbles19, Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to read that we managed to meet your expectations, and that you find the location to be convenient. I am also pleased to note that the team at the Front Desk arranged...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed just for one night whilst visiting the royal Albert hall. Brilliant walking distance and easy enough to get to and from the underground. We had a kettle with tea, coffee and sugar in the room but no milk which was disappointing. The beds...More

Thank Andi M
Response from Sarah S, Manager at The Gainsborough HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andi M, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a comment on TripAdvisor. Whilst I am pleased to read that you found the location to be very convenient, please accept my apologies for the fact that you found our beds to...More

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Description
Imagine an English country home magically whisked to the most exclusive London borough, and you have The Gainsborough. Named after the celebrated artist, The Gainsborough combines the attractive style of bygone More days with an easy informality. To stay here is to enjoy London of fashionable South Kensington, Harrods, the restaurants and antique markets, pubs and delightful backwaters of Chelsea and Knightsbridge. You are at the heart of the capital's culture too with great museums - Science, Natural History, the Victoria & Albert - nearby; and for music lovers, the glorious Royal Albert Hall is just minutes away. The well-stocked lounge bar is the spot for a leisurely drink or a snack from the light menu. With 24-hour room service, butlers on immediate call and a reception ever ready to meet your needs, nothing is too much for our attentive staff. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$83 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gainsborough Hotel London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$83 - US$229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gainsborough Hotel London
Location
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
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Nearby
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
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Lynseyes
6 July 2016|
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Response from CateNaomi | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but having looked at the map it seems that the Dominion Theatre is in Westminster and the hotel is in Kensington near The Serpentine. It would be at least a tube ride away and not within walking distance
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"Friends put in a bad basement room and eventually got upgraded to a suite when trying to move to sister..."
pricetag92
2 weeks ago
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"lower floors are easier to get to - its a tiny and slow lift"
AngusB_12
4 weeks ago
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"Go to a different hotel"
N1612UWpauln
1 Oct 2018
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"Don't stay here"
BLS590
25 Sep 2018
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