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Rydges Kensington London

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

After reading the reviews and taking everything local to the hotel I booked. Yes! Great location clean room and bathroom. Shower only and tea/coffee machine. Bathroom had shower gel and shampoo clean towels etc. However, noticed that the painting department either ran out of paint or just did half a job. Shocking. The fact that I booked online and adjusted...

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JoannaCRydges, Front Office Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Mr Reed, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your invaluable feedback. We are sincerely sorry that you left us disappointed. As mentioned on departure, please rest assured we have passed on the feedback to our Maintenance Department in regards to the paint job, and they will be getting this fixed over the weekend....

New York
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The hotel was very nice and the room was bigger than I expected. The Hotel staff especially the front desk were very personable and were eager to help with all my requests. Very convenient to Tube. Would definitely stay hear again

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear dglgolf, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the Front Office staff and thank them personally for providing you with a great service....

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We arrived last minute and needed somewhere to stay prior to a shopping trip the following day. Janel was amazing , exceptionally helpful , giving us a free upgrade and a great deal to boot. And even a complimentary drink in the bar. She went well over and above what was expected. Thank you Janel

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Jamie W, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington and that Janel helped made your stay very pleasant. She is a great asset to our team and we will surely share your feedback with her. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the...

sydney
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Best aspect of this hotel is its location opposite Gloucester Road Tube station and near Tesco and a lively restaurant scene. For a single traveller you feel safe returning to this hotel no matter what the hour. The room was small but as the ceiling height was high I did not feel cramped. Very clean room with lots of uber...

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear hotroxx, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington. Thank you for the feedback in regards to the shower. It is certainly something for us to look into. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards, Briana Hill, General Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I stayed at Rydges for 3 nights in early July 2015 upon permanently relocating from Australia to London. I arrived on the hottest day of the year after travelling for 1.5 days and was greeted with a very helpful staff member to lift my 32kg suitcase up the front steps for me. The bed was super big and super comfortable....

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Iis35, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington. We are very lucky to have such a great team of staff and to be located so close to Gloucester Road tube station and some of London`s most iconic attractions. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

by booking ahead online we got an exec double 'larger than normal' room. It was a nice room but not very big so suspect the normal rooms are minute. Our friend had a pretty spacious single though a peculiar shape. friendly welcome and nicely presented hotel in an old building right in the middle of south Kensington/Gloucester road with all...

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Sheila M, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards, Briana Hill, General Manager

Reviewed 12 October 2015

The best thing about this hotel is the wonderful staff. All reception staff at various times helped with directions, theatre bookings, transport and the ordinary items like laundry and wifi logins. They were always welcoming and even through we only had a short 4 day stay, we were greeted by name each day...this was such a great thing for a...

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Elaine C, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington. We are very lucky to have such a great team of staff and to be located so close to Gloucester Road tube station and some of London`s most iconic attractions. We look forward to welcoming you...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

First off, I'm an American who was trying to arrange her wedding from the East Coast. My fiance lived in England. Our wedding was set for 10.10 in London. We looked and researched several places for both a great location and a potention "booking discount" for large parties. With the Rugby World Cup, we had little luck. But, we did...

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JoannaCRydges, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Tara, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your lovely review. It was such a pleasure having you all stay with us, and we are so pleased the Wedding plan's all came along as you hoped. We would like to wish you the very best for the future, and very much hope you will return...

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The hotel is clean and comfortable and is in a beautiful location. It is walking distance from Royal Albert Hall. We felt safe walking there during the evening after a show. It's on the route of a couple of double decker bus tours.

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JoannaCarruthers, General Manager at Rydges Kensington London, responded to this review

Dear Tracy W, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards, Briana Hill, General Manager

Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2015

When I arrived the room was not ready so the reception staff politely offered me a cup of tea while I waited. The staff could not be more polite or courteous. The check in was quick and trouble free. I found the room was clean and tidy in all areas. I chose a hot buffet breakfast, although cereals and cold...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges Kensington London is a four star deluxe design inspired boutique hotel which has been fully refurbished in 2011. Facilities include wired and wireless internet, fitness suite, Restaurant & Wine Bar, Lounge Bar, 24 hour room service etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Kensington London

Address: 61 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range: $223 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Kensington London 4.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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Also Known As:
Rydges Kensington London Hotel London
Rydges Kensington Plaza London
Hotel Rydges Kensington Plaza
Hotel London Rydges
Rydges London
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#247 Luxury Hotel in London
#257 Business Hotel in London
#326 Family Hotel in London
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“I'd avoid the basement rooms”
823christians, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 2nd floor. It was quiet in our room. We faced the back and didn't have a view as such.”
Reba25, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are probably quieter”
solaire8, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Easy acces to lift. Quiet rooms.”
Timvmax, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get breakfast included in your deal”
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