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The Gainsborough Hotel

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  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
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11 Mar.12 Mar.
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

A small and cozy hotel, which looks more like a private home, can be quite a comfort in the heart of London. And like odd guest rooms in a home, everything is not super smart all the time. But the breakfast is ample, the room...More

1  Thank bhramania
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I chose the Gainsborough hotel because of its close proximity to the V&A, Science and Natural History Museums. I knew of this hotel and had thought that it would be really good, especially as it is 4 star. I have come to realise that the...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2013

After a last minute invitation to London, we struggled to find accommodation particularly with it being Remembrance Sunday. However we managed to book one night at the Gainsborough Hotel through Superbreaks. The checking in was a rather odd experience, we were asked to pay £20...More

3  Thank Rowan61
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

Well the title just about sums it up I think! Who says its 4 star? More like 2 star! Good points- great location and my room was very quiet, at the back with no view but this does keep traffic noise down to almost none!...More

5  Thank Drzippy
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The Room was in basement and was tired. My colleagues room was also in basement backing onto a basketball court giving him no chance of a pre dinner nap. The receptionist was uninterested When we tried check out and even worse AWEFUL undrinkable coffee at...More

5  Thank mikewlane
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USD 88 - USD 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#401 Luxury Hotel in London
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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
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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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"avoid the ground floor, very damp"
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"Avoid basement and being next to the lifty"
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"Avoid a room that is directly next to the lift"
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"Not room 20"
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