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The Hague
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

It is a little, cosy hotel in a quiet and elegant area in Kensington, at 200 meters far from the tube station and few stops far from Westminster Abbey and the Parliament. I had a single room as I travelled alone, which was small, but enough for one person, with a comfortable bed. Bathroom was big, modern with a roomy...

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for your thumps up! (Grazie e a presto....ha,ha,ha....). Take care. Ferdinand. GM

Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Room was functionally cosy. Decent bathroom /shower. Very clean throughout. Good value continental breakfast. Staff very welcoming and helpful. Very close to Gloucester Road tube station Felt safe walking around area of hotel - walked to Old/Brompton Road- lots of interesting looking restaurants to suit all tastes

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for taking the time to leave these comments. We hope to see you soon. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM

Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in Feb. Clean room, decent shower. Room was slightly small but did the job for three nights. Never tried breakfast but not into continental breakfasts. Would visit here again if I was travelling to London again.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you so much for staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM

Detroit, MI
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The room was a bit small, but for the price and location, it was excellent. Very close to the Gloucester Road tube station. Breakfast in the morning was simple but it was a good option and addition to the hotel.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, very nice of you taking the time to leave these comments. Thank you so much. Best regards. Ferdinand. Gm

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very conveniently located to Gloucester Road station and also about a 10 minutes walk to South Kensington station. The front office staff were very helpful and gave us an early check-in. Their rate however was higher compared to what other hotels in the same vicinity offered. As they are not flexible in accommodating alterations to the booking,...

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for staying with us. I strongly suggest to book directly with us for best rates next time around. Best regards. Ferdinand. Gm

Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 29 June 2016

4th floor room. I had to shuffle around the bed to look out the window, but overall a very nice hotel for a night or two. I stayed one night. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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Ferdinand P, General Manager at The Villa Kensington, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing to stay with us. Best regards. Ferdinand. GM

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great location, quiet side street but just 2 mins from tube station and bus stop (best of both worlds). We had a lovely spacious triple room that was spotless clean, rain shower was amazing and the free wi-fi was great (especially for my teenager!). The continental breakfast was lovely & fresh every morning. Beds were comfy, we all had a...

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Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. Take care. Ferdinand. GM

Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Would recommend this hotel ideal for visiting to city nice area 2-3 min walk from Gloucester Road tube lots of resturants and hotels very near by. We eat and drank in the Baileys Hotel good value restaurant and bar especially happy hour 5.00-7.30pm cocktails wine and beer also have a special 2-3 course menue ( worth a visit ) continental...

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Dear Guest, thank you very much for your feedback. Take care. Ferdinand. GM

Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I was really impressed with The Villa it had all I could ask for clean room, free breakfast, and wifi. Also the staff was super helpful with everything and very accommodating with holding your luggage before and after checkout. Love The Villa would definitely come back.

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Dear Guest, we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards. Ferdinand. GM

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 11 June 2016

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Staying in South Kensington

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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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Villa Kensington

Address: 10 - 11 Ashburn Gardens, London SW7 4DG, England (Formerly Abcone Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Price Range: RM476 - RM1,184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Villa Kensington 3.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Our room,201, next to stairs so room only on one side.”
 of 5 bubbles timothyp504, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask to see the room first if possible and don't settle for 92.”
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“Room 91 (triple) on ground floor ideal if you don't do stairs/lifts. Spaciousand very quiet as it doesn't face the street.”
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“Our room was quite. Nothing bad for us”
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