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Holiday Inn London - Kensington

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Bregenz, Austria
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have just started my new position as Managing Director in a Romanian Subsidiary of my company. The authorities require to have a form stamped and signed by the hotel. When I kindly and polite asked for getting this done, even the Manager on duty objected to do so. My conclusion is, if you have the need to meet the...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed here twice during our visit to Europe. Better than the location was the bar staff especially Mr's Stanislavs, Mehdi, Zsolt, and Felix. These folks gave fantastic service and were a lot of fun.

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2Thank Brian S
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I took my boyfriend there for the spa for his birthday, looking at the reviews it seemed ok and the deal on wowcher seemed quite good also. When booking everything seemed fine and was quite exciting! Receptionist on the phone was very professional and helpful. It was when we got there that it all went downhill, the guy at reception...

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1Thank Artim92
Carbondale, Illinois
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My wife & I stay at the Kensington Close along with another couple for 6 days. We couldn't have asked for a better value in a London Hotel near the High Street Tube station. All the staff were exceptional.. Especially Alex, who took great care & was super helpful. As noted by others, the rooms are small but functional very...

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1Thank Garyj4040
Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have just spent a week at this hotel and cannot praise it enough. Where to begin??!! Check-in was effortless with our bags brought to our room by the porter. Lovely friendly staff at the Reception Desk. Our room was lovely. Massive bed (apparently 2 singles put together but we could not tell) with a good sized wardrobe, drawers a...

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2Thank RM_wife_with_dane
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed at this hotel for 1 night on 3rd February whilst attending a business conference at Olympia London. The hotel was small and cramped but I managed for one night. I was unable to walk around the bed and the bathroom is tiny. This hotel is situated in a good location close to Kensignton High Street.

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington, responded to this review

Dear rich_miller, Thank you for staying with us and for leaving a review. I am happy that our location worked for your business travel. I do regret that the room layout affected your overall satisfaction. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience you may have experience. I have taken note of your comments and shared them with our department...

Egremont, united kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here last weekend for 2 nights. The hotel is in a great location situated a 2 minute walk from the nearest tube station (Kensington high street). Nearby there is a cute little teashop called The muffin break (I think). The lobby to the hotel is impressive and the staff can't do enough for you. I was disappointed that...

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2Thank Kim B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Adequate hotel with friendly staff and decent size rooms. They were also kind enough to upgrade our room as it was our honey moon. Pool was refreshing and the location for West London is brilliant. What you expect from a four Star hotel.

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1Thank tormods668
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I used to run a lot of events at this hotel when I was working in London many moons ago so I was looking forward to staying here for 10 days this time. I was changed or a standard room the first night but the bathroom fan was very noisy and took half an hour to stop automatically after each...

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Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I need to thank Sri and the wonderful and patient service he provided to two frustrated and confused travellers! We missed an arranged tour, our fault totally, and Sri was there to help us problem solve, making phone calls for us and provide suggests. He had unlimited patience. We used this wonderful service four or five times over the course...

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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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holiday Inn London - Kensington is a beautiful 4-star hotel centrally located near Kensington High Street tube station and a short walk from Kensington Palace & Gardens, Royal Albert Hall, Earls Court and the West End. The Hotel has 708 well-equipped non-smoking bedrooms including Executive bedrooms and Suites. Enjoy fresh seasonal dishes in the brasserie or a drink in the sunny private garden. Business traveller's appreciate the powerful WiFi service, wide ranging room service menu and an executive lounge for VIPs too. State of the art meeting facilities for up to 250 delegates are ideal for meetings, dinners and weddings. Shopping at Westfield and Oxford Street is a short distance away. Imagine Health Club and Spa includes a fantastic new gym and an 18 metre swimming pool with sauna, steam rooms and jacuzzi. The Spa offers an enticing selection of massage, facial and beauty treatments with our expert therapists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn London - Kensington

Address: Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England (Formerly Kensington Close Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: RM632 - RM1,242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn London - Kensington 4*
Number of rooms: 708
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Also Known As:
Kensington Close London
Hotel Kensington Close
Kensington Close Hotel London
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#71 Spa Hotel in London
#354 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Great for the Royal Albert Hall < 1 mile away”
allaboutchampagne, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear are quieter, but this is not a busy part of Kensington”
NewcastleGarvey, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a LARGE double if you have clothes to hang or want to use the safe!”
awjlove, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Quickest way to the tube is through Boots”
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“Check the size of the room before booking”
AliBlackmore, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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