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    Holiday Inn London - Kensington

    Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 120*
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    • Excellent15%
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    • Terrible8%
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    “high street” (148 reviews)
    “tube station” (214 reviews)
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    All reviews high street tube station rooms are small hotel is in a great location kensington doorman
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Was expecting this hotel to be a pretty standard holiday inn like others I stayed in but I was very disappointed. My room was tiny. Barely 10cm between the bed and the wall to squeeze through. The bath was a bit manky and I had...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    A long weekend in London where we stayed at Holiday Inn. That was a very nice hotel, located close to a underground station, so easy access to all "most visit places". The rooms was nice and clean, not big but big enough. Breakfast was really...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Checked in for 2 nights as it was a birthday treat away. as I walked into reception there was a guest shouting a swearing at the manager claiming he was going to "Sue" him and make sure he wouldn't work there again. I just shrugged...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We've stayed at the Holiday Inn London Kensington (Formerly Kensington Close Hotel) several times over the years, and have always found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. If you join the Holiday Inn Rewards Club on-line you can get member room rates. Whilst...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We booked this hotel for 4 nights and specifically asked for double bed which we never got. Upon arrival we asked the reception if we could have a nice room as we were there for a number of nights. When we got to the room...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    Traveller (805)
    Room & Suite (256)
    Dining (99)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    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
    Nearby Restaurants
    1,500 reviews
    .25 km away
    The Muffin Man Tea Shop
    745 reviews
    .11 km away
    Bill's Restaurant - Kensington High Street
    805 reviews
    .24 km away
    The Builders Arms Kensington
    186 reviews
    .27 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Roof Gardens
    299 reviews
    .27 km away
    Kensington High Street
    166 reviews
    .26 km away
    104 reviews
    .31 km away
    18 Stafford Terrace - The Sambourne Family Home
    94 reviews
    .41 km away
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    Jessica S
    I'm pre-paying in full for the hotel. is the 50 per night deposit still required?
    28 February 2017|
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    Response from ZaiF_61 | Reviewed this property |
    I wouldn't put it past them to ask you to put that deposit down - in case you use their facilities, If they would "mistakenly" charge you for something you didn't use, make sure you get it in writing that they have deleted... More
    How far is the hotel from the Thai Embassy
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from ANGReview | Reviewed this property |
    Probably a 15 minute walk. Not sure what happened to the previous respondent but we found the hotel fine for a short stay.
    Is there any car parking facilties nearby as we have to visit the Thai Embassy
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from Ciara H | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not entirely sure as I wasn't driving. There were a very small number of cars parked outside the hotel but not sure on set-up. Best to check on hotel website - sorry
    Room Tips
    "Quieter rooms are on the residential side away from the Copethorne Tara Hotel's airconditioner."
    Jade0077, 5 days agoRead review
    "Expect tiny rooms with no natural lighting"
    Maxnem, 5 days agoRead review
    "Rooms on lower ground with easy access to stairs and lifts"
    LukeandAmyWeller, 8 days agoRead review
    "The room we had overlooked the back of the hotel and was very quiet."
    LMR1958, 9 days agoRead review
    "The 8th floor was lovely and quiet and the views over the London houses were delightful."
    Katharine S, 15 days agoRead review
    "Choose another hotel"
    Eilidh H, 16 days agoRead review
    "Executive room, 1st floor is the best, as lifts are too slow and it is a busy hotel so could be frustrating."
    AlfaOmega2017, 1 month agoRead review
    "make sure you check as pictures when booking standard room show a double bed but are infact Twin rooms"
    Patrick L, 1 month agoRead review
    "lifts rbut it is a large hotel and if you have difficulty walking would suggest asking for room near the lift."
    happybunnyLancs, 1 month agoRead review
    "Once you get over the size of the room you will be good...Really small though"
    Robert S, 1 month agoRead review
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