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Rydges Kensington London

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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This was a great hotel which was clean, comfortable, contemporary decor with extremely helpful friendly staff. Nothing was too much trouble. We had an Executive King Room which we got for £493 for 4 nights(not incl breakfast)....not at all bad for Kensington. We found this...More

Thank Ju_Lee007
Response from Rydges K, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Ju Lee, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your lovely review! We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the service from our helpful and friendly team members...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

We stayed at Rydges Hotel for one night as I wanted a hotel close to the Albert Hall. Its proximity to Gloucrster Riad tube (Piccadilly, Circle and District lines) made it very convenient and we were pleasantly surprised by the building and its entrance which...More

Thank Susan T
Response from Rydges K, Public Relations Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Susan, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your great review! We sincerely appreciate and value your positive comments. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful experience with us and enjoyed the location, hotel and service from our valued team...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

I recently stayed for two nights only at the Hotel and i would like to share my personal experience with everybody. Location is superb, less than 2 blocks away , The gloucester road underground station is located .British people refer to it as The Tube....More

Thank JAYEL h
Response from Rydges K, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 1 March 2018

Dear Jayel, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your fantastic review! We sincerely appreciate and value your comments. We are pleased to know that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed the service from our valued team members. I hope we...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with a friend & we were very happy. Lovely clean room, large walk in powerful shower. Lovely cooked to order breakfast that was included in our offer price. Very near Gloucester Road tube. Friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again.

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Response from Rydges K, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Jane, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your fantastic review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and breakfast with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Sincerely, Rydges Kensington Team

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Got a good deal on Travelzoo for a Valentine treat. Upon checking in we upgraded for an extra £30 to a Executive suite. Very friendly and pleasant staff and was made to feel very welcome. Room was clean and warm with a seperate seating area...More

Thank Steven B
Response from Rydges K, Guest Relations Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Steven, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and Full English breakfast with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Sincerely, Rydges Kensington Team

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USD 159 - USD 339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#255 Business Hotel in London
#279 Luxury Hotel in London
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USD 159 - USD 339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#255 Business Hotel in London
#279 Luxury Hotel in London
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Nearby
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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Tina T
13 April 2018|
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Response from zumbafit | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Tina, cannot answer your question. We stayed in a king sized room & there wasn’t any space for extra beds. Suggest you contact the hotel direct.
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Hgup2018
18 March 2018|
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Response from Bo B | Reviewed this property |
No balconies. Yes, a keycard is required to operate the elevator. Awful hotel, probably the worst I have ever stayed in in London. Steer Clear.
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Mario S
12 March 2018|
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Response from Ju_Lee007 | Reviewed this property |
No parking available. There's Off street parking but I'm sure it'll cost an arm and a leg in Kensington
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"no reason to chech in to this hotel"
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