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The Gainsborough Hotel

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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
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Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked online a de-luxe room at this supposedly 4 star hotel in a good position in South Kensington. When we arrived we had to pay up front then were directed to room 36 on the ground floor. Tiny, airless, no natural light, horrendous! Needless...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a let down. Stayed in a single room which was tiny and uncomfortably hot with no air conditioning. Bed was creaky and old, the room felt unclean and it had the smallest en-suite with a dismal shower. I laughed out loud when I saw...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Never book a single room and stay at this hotell. No air conditioning, just a whole in the wall. Room dirty. Tiles from the wall in the bathroom not fixed properly. Shower cabin for a 10 year old. Pls note, I’m normal weight. Took 20...More

Thank Allinroc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gainsborough Lodge is a ten minute drive from Gatwick Airport in the village of Horley and is a great option for overnight stays between two flights. The more or less old fashion small rooms offer a variety of furnishing, sufficient for a comfortable overnight...More

Thank Willem_Christin... B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location and lovely staff who do their best. Unfortunately nothing works a 100% at this hotel;not the internet connection nor the showers. Think the owners need to spend some money on refurbishment and carpet cleaning as well .

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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$118 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#416 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$118 - US$265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#416 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (187)
Room & Suite (241)
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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
...More
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Lynseyes
July 6, 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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"Go to another hotel!"
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"Best views on the Place, but a bit loud"
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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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