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The Gainsborough Hotel

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  • Average23%
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Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We tried to check in Saturday April 28 at around 12, but we were told, that our room was not ready. We returned later to find, that WE WERE NOT GIVEN WHAT WE EXPECTED. We booked AND paid for a FAMILY ROOM for 4 adults....More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Easy walking distance to the Science Museum, Natural History Museum and the V&A. The bedroom was neat and tidy but the bathroom could do with some attention. There is a free coffee machine in the reception area but be aware that breakfast is served at...More

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The location is excellent, within easy walking distance of the Natural History Museum and excellent dining / shopping in South Kensington. Best part of the stay was the attention and help we got from Nuria, at the front desk, who was extremely helpful with all...More

Thank Jody M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Easy to find and near to tube and attractions staff were helpful friendly nice and very clean overall rooms are very small including the bathroom area as I found the shower very small but would stay here again overall was pleased and would recommend it

Thank Corrina C
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

A comfortable hotel in the heart of West Kensington. But you can't boil a kettle or plug your laptop in without having to shift furniture. The decor in the rooms needs a lot to be desired. Plenty of cracked tiles, age distressed bedroom fittings and...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Price range
US$116 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#410 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$116 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#410 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
...More
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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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"after being forced to stay in a terrible room the next day they moved us to a slightly better one."
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"Stay away from the basement!!!"
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"Don't opt for a Single Room."
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"We had a triple room, quite small"
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