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    Holiday Inn London - Kensington High Street

    Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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    Reviewed 13 December 2016

    We booked this hotel because the web site showed pictures and said it was high quality this is not the case and the cleaning was poor we stayed two nights and they did not clean the room or top up the one coffee or one...More

    2  Thank Peter4116
    Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

    We were very happy with our stay here. Location of hotel is excellent- a few minutes walk from the tube station and lots of restaurants, shops etc close by. Kensington Gardens is just a short walk away also. The teething difficulties mentioned by earlier reviewer...More

    1  Thank majo56
    Response from Sergio_Bassi, Reception Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 13 December 2016

    Dear Majo, Thank you very much for your review. These comments are very nice to read, as we pride ourselves to have a professional and dedicated staff. We invest a lost of training and development to ensure that each guest feel safe and comfortable as...More

    Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

    This hotel is in a great location. However, the bar is characterless, really expensive with a terrible choice of beers and ciders. There are plenty of really good pubs and restaurants in the area. You'll easily find better food and better value. The room was...More

    1  Thank Alex W
    Reviewed 9 December 2016

    Formerly Kensington Close Hotel (which I prefer), it is just behind the tube station, located in a quiet residential area, but is just one minute walk to the busy Kensinton high street and five minute walk to Hyde park. The hotel rooms are rather compact...More

    2  Thank Jacky Z
    Reviewed 9 December 2016

    This is an okay hotel, it isnt luxury but it is very comfortable and in a great part of London. Rooms were clean, service was good, it felt like a standard large hotel in London. I would recommend if you mid range budget to spend...More

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    rileylilly
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from rich1010710 | Reviewed this property |
    its a good choice for a hotel...rooms are kind of small...but its a very good hotel...excellent location,,,tube station right next door and lots of shopping and dinning on Kensington street..
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    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel bedrooms are much better than before Holiday Inn took it over. Yes they're smallish but it's London. For a romantic evening find the rooftop garden nearby in Babylon Restaurant. It's on the 7th floor of 99... More
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    Response from Julieta E | Reviewed this property |
    yes, but you have to keep your finger on the button to keep it running. It's not a quality piece of equipment.
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