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The Ampersand Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Loughborough
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We visited yesterday afternoon for the afternoon tea in The Drawing Room. It's is great with a science museum theme! Perfect amount of food and all so tasty. We also had been able to book and offer with a free glass of champagne so that made it extra special.

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Excellent location, very nice rooms and a fantastic staff that helped with everything that we asked for. Highly recommend. Helped change to a larger room, arranged conference rooms, and were overall very nice as well as efficient.

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Baar
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The Ampersand Hotel feels like home away from home to me and I keep coming back. The staff is excellently friendly and helpful and I love the style of the rooms as much as the all-over style of the Hotel. The beds are incredibly comfortable, that alone is worth the stay. The smaller rooms really are small, but traveling alone...

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United Kingdom
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the hotel itself is a nice and pretty modern boutique hotel, the location is ideal however, the rooms are extremely small - not bad for a weekend break though! its opposite a pretty awesome eclair shop called Maitre Choux - so check it out if you get the chance!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and i stayed here last November for a weekend in London and i have to say this hotel is a real gem! The staff were great, room was small but only 2 of us so it was fine for a short stay. Bathroom was fab and free branded toiletries- lovely touch! Would definitely stay again!! We look forward...

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review. I am delighted you had such a wonderful stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Tracey

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely character hotel in a brilliant location. Would definitely visit next time we're in London. Beautiful character building. Very clean. Great, friendly staff. Lovely breakfast room. Super comfortable beds. Thumbs up!

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant review. I am delighted you had such a fantastic stay and look for to welcoming you back to The Ampersand. Kind regards, Tracey

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Ampersand is a lovely boutique hotel with all of the amenities you need. Well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms (heated floors in the bathroom :)) With a fabulous location (2 min walk to the South Ken station) and plenty of restaurants around...although breakfast was lovely downstairs! We will definitely be back!

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Ampersand the next time you are in London. Kind regards, Tracey

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a perfect hotel, great location and service. Staff are brilliant and rooms lovely. Check in is so easy everything about this place was just so smooth and seamless. They were really accommodating about a very eary breakfast too. Rooms are great.

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Congratulations taking part in the London Marathon. Thank you for your fantastic review. I am delighted you had such a great stay with us & the team looked after you so well. We look forward to welcoming back to The Ampersand in the future. Kind regards, Tracey

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very well located near South Kensington underground station. The room is rather small as is the washroom with shower. The bed is very large and comfortable. Perfect for a city trip with one small luggage. Not for longer stays or business. The ladies at the reception desk are very friendly but could be more service minded.

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. I am delighted your overall stay was an enjoyable experience. I am sorry were disappointed with the size of the room as we try our best to ensure guests are aware of the dimensions prior to arrival. I am disappointed you found the service at the front desk lacking...

New Orleans
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Ampersand for three nights in September 2016. I pre-paid and got the 3 nights for 2 rate so it was "relatively" affordable. London is expensive! We had a gorgeous Deluxe room overlooking the street. The room was gorgeous. Big, big bed, comfy pillows, and soft linens. Long, low bench in front of the bed to sit...

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Tracey H, Assistant General Manager at The Ampersand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review of your stay with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and we were your favourite location for staying in London. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Tracey

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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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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Drawing Rooms
The Drawing Rooms
Cuisines: British, French
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With some of the most stylish hotel rooms in Kensington, The Ampersand is a privately-owned luxury London hotel that combines contemporary excellence in design, service, food and technology in an 1888 building at the capital's heart. We have been inspired by those great Victorian values of discovery and wonder - and given them a modern, whimsical twist. The result: a cosmopolitan, 111-room luxury boutique hotel, bar, restaurant and drawing rooms, delivering 21st-century warmth, humour and total comfort.The Ampersand Hotel is situated just a minute's walk from South Kensington tube station, and is well connected to Heathrow airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ampersand Hotel

Address: 10 Harrington Road, London SW7 3ER, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $352 - $555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ampersand Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 111
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#23 Business Hotel in London
#31 Family Hotel in London
#43 Luxury Hotel in London
#43 Romantic Hotel in London
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“Quiet, Convenient location”
klovinger, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are as described - small rooms are very small.”
FHTWMW, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Check that your room doesn't only have a view of a wall of the hotel, if that's important to you”
tartecerise, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Loved the one bedroom suite with the balcony and kitchenette.”
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“Front-facing is best. The Deluxe Suites are worth it if there are two of you.”
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