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If you've never been to London the first coscious choice you have to make when selecting a hotel is the neighborhood. South Kensington and Chelsea are posh yet multicultural quarters, brimming with bars, cafés,restaurants and boutiques. Personally I like South Kensington as it is closer...More
I just spent 9 nights at this wonderful property in my favorite part of London "South Kensington!" I have stayed at several different properties in South Kensington before and this property was by far the best!! Loved the location!
I will start with saying "the...More
Of note were the friendly and accommodating attitudes of the staff. The hotel has an exquisite interior design merging classic with beautifully modern pieces. There was a meticulous attention to detail paid in all areas of hospitality. I consider this to be an ultra-slick operation...More
I spent 5 nights recently at this lovely Firmdale a Hotel in South Kensington. It has a comfortable English home vibe and a peaceful courtyard garden for guests. Rooms are beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, and have everything one might need. Staff was personal and always...More
Small, elegant and quirky as well. This hotel is even better than the last time we stayed there. The staff is amazing, from my Skype call to the emails and theater and restaurant and shopping recommendations. The rooms are large and perfect- with great mirrors...More
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.
The hotel is on a quietist side street. There is street parking but I did not see many available spaces. You can probably double park near the door and someone from the hotel would be able to come out and help. Remember... More
The hotel is on a quietist side street. There is street parking but I did not see many available spaces. You can probably double park near the door and someone from the hotel would be able to come out and help. Remember that this is Kensington; the traffic wardens are extremely watchful and are fond of booting improperly parked cars.