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    The Gainsborough Hotel

    7-11 Queensberry Place | South Kensington, London SW7 2DW, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent10%
    • Very good23%
    • Average26%
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at the Gainsborough Hotel over the weekend and I have to say the location is great, the premises are kept clean and are well equipped. What I think stands out the most is the friendliness of the staff, it was always a great...More

    Thank Gleb D
    Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

    I really enjoyed my 4 night stay at The Gainsborough! It was a bit tricky to find as it doesn’t have the typical hotel look, but is part of a block of row houses. The room was absolutely adequate with a very comfy bed and...More

    Thank fdurf
    Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

    Last night I stayed at The Gainsborough and am staying tonight too. It's in a very pleasant locale Close to shops bars and cafes. The decor is faded English Grandeur with quite a few reproductions of landed gentry decorating the walls. There is a small...More

    Thank helenduvall47
    Reviewed 6 October 2017

    We booked a double room for 2 nights. On arrival the receptionist was polite but seemed to struggle . When we got to our room we found we had been given a twin instead. We returned to the reception to basically be told it’s tough...More

    Thank womanhead
    Reviewed 3 October 2017

    Great location close to South Kensington tube station and stone's throw from the museums. Tasteful and stylish reception area, with a warm welcome. Room was fine, but could do with a bit of refurbishment. Just felt a bit shabby and grubby - very worn -...More

    Thank MikeC_2006
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Laundry Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 113 - USD 217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #396 Luxury Hotel in London
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • South Kensington
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    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
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    Lynseyes
    6 July 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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