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Holiday Inn London - Kensington

7.0 km from London centre
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Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with family for the weekend. Great location so close to the tube especially when your tired after a long day walking around. The hotel was very clean and smart. breakfast was nice and not to busy even at a weekend. Both me and my husband noticed how many staff there was always a lot of staff in all...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Arrived at 12 , room ready so allowed an early check which was nice. Was told that the spa was an extra £10 per guest. I informed the receptionist &showed her prof I had booked a spa break, she called over the manager. All he was concerned was , was moving me away from other guests in case they heard...

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Thank fishey82
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The value for money was good but the service has gone down. Staff at the checkin desk seemed confused and the lady I had could not even count money properly. In the spa/swimming pool - all guests are allowed to use their mobile phones, making videos and photos. If that does not bother you, fine. I think some parents will...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for my birthday and chose this hotel for its location and facilities. When we checked in the young man was friendly and welcoming, however he didn't tell us about a few amenities, such as the wifi and incorrect dinner times. Staying at a lot of IHG hotels I assumed the wifi would be the same as here,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was booked in the worst room in the hotel. I asked for a room on a high floor and I was put on the first floor. I asked for a room with a view of Wrights Lane (used to live across the street) and was given a room without the requested view. No view actually because of obstructions. The...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We vacationed at this hotel just last week, Kensington W8, is a nice area. It's in a quiet location close to the High St Kensington station, this is great if you like getting around London on the tube like we do. Kensington Gardens and Holland Park are nearby if you feel like a having a stroll. For breakfast on the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was charged for 6 months membership which is over £500 even tho I quit before I left the country. When I came back to London to sort out my bank balance I figured out that they were charging me for all this time. I went to the hotel I wanted to speak with manager to get some explanations but...

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Market Weighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My visit was far better than last time. Room was still a little tired and oh how I hate those old whiny hairdryers that too small and you have to hold onto a button to keep them going - takes twice as long to dry my hair! I got to breakfast and was overwhelmed with how busy it was, literally...

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this hotel as a superbreak package during a recent trip to London for our wedding anniversary. The staff were really helpful in allowing us an early check in, but advised us that the only 2 rooms available were near the side of the hotel under construction. They did warn us that it could be noisy, but as...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

As a reasonably seasoned traveller for work, I was very pleasantly surprised at how nice this hotel is. The decor is fresh and stylish, the bars and restaurants nicely laid out with plenty of space. There's a hint of the hotel's art deco decorative past in the stairwells which I quite liked. The room and shower room were spotless and...

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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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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $145 - $282 (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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#67 Spa Hotel in London
#354 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Executive room, 1st floor is the best, as lifts are too slow and it is a busy hotel so could be frustrating.”
 of 5 bubbles AlfaOmega2017, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“make sure you check as pictures when booking standard room show a double bed but are infact Twin rooms”
 of 5 bubbles D2918URpatrickl, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“lifts rbut it is a large hotel and if you have difficulty walking would suggest asking for room near the lift.”
 of 5 bubbles happybunnyLancs, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Once you get over the size of the room you will be good...Really small though”
 of 5 bubbles RobertS481, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High floors seemed to be renovated as of 01/2017.”
 of 5 bubbles NickJMurray, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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