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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We enjoyed our stay very much. The apartment was very adequate and newly refurbished. The staff were really helpful, welcoming and any request was immediately responded too. The small kitchen was quite adequate and we made good use of it. The studio was cleaned daily and it was so nice to return to a spotless environment. The bus stop virtually...

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West Calder, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights whilst exhibiting at London Olympia. It's an excellent location for just a 10 minute walk (if that) to Olympia West. The apartment I had (lower ground 1, LG1) was a family room with a double and 2 singles. I was just on my own, so plenty of space but I can imagine it would...

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1Thank Dyet92
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I was greeted by a man sitting in reception who I believe did not work for The Kensington Studio, he asked if I could wait until the receptionist comes back. Two minutes later I was greeted by the receptionist who was very welcoming, asked for a copy of my ID and explained that the reception area closes after 6pm and...

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Thank roses15423
Wales
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I stayed overnight whilst doing some attraction actives in London. We arrived in London early on the day of check in and even though check-in wasn’t until later on in the afternoon we were able to leave our bags (not in a secure room, just in an open space. Bags need to be locked or anyone could take them). We...

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England
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I stayed here two nights. I love being able to do my own cooking when I'm away and everything was here to be able to do so. Very clean and modern and with a room facing the rear of the property, quiet on the outside. It wasn't so quiet on the inside however. The bare floors squeak when you walk...

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1Thank ILP-JP
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We went to an exhibition and needed to fly out the next day from Heathrow. We requested the higher floor to avoid the noise from the street. But it was relatively quiet anyway in the area for a Sunday night. Decant stay not too much of a problem. Relative cheap price compare to the big brand luxury hotel.

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Berwickshire
Reviewed 29 February 2016

My employer's agent booked this accommodation and when I arrived at the miniscule reception, I was peremptorily told in halting English that there was a strict prepayment policy and I needed to pay with the card used to secure the booking. I am not permitted by my employer to pay direct nor do I have their agent's credit card so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stayed here for two weeks. It's 15 minutes walking distance from shepherd's bush subway. The rooms are cleaned or tidied everyday. What the room misses is a washing machine and an oven. There's a microwave in the room, but I find those quite useless (I don't eat ready/student meals). A major plus is the shower. The largest one I've come...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I went for a weekend break to London with my husband, teenage daughter and her friend. The apartment while small was ideal, clean, well equipped and the staff were very helpful and friendly. The area had some love shops and eating places and apartment block was very close to the tube station with a Star Bucks and Supermarket across the...

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Clean modern if basic rooms but extremely poor service. The customer is expected to do everything because there is no reception when you need it (who needs a hotel reception between 10am and 5pm?!?!?!?) and when you have a problem with your room, it's the customer's responsibility to sort it out. Also, because there's no reception and the sister hotel...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kensington Studios offers 19 rooms, from lower ground to third floor, accessible by elevator. Each studio comprises en suite facilities, a kitchenette for self catering and a daily Maid Service. The modern premises provide underfloor heating and dual air conditioning to ensure your comfort. We can accommodate all room requirements from single to twin, triple, double and family room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kensington Studios

Address: 83 Holland Road, London W14 8HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $128 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kensington Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Cooktown, Australia
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“I was at the back on the ground floor and found the beds and the noise levels excellent (and I am a light sleeper). there is a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 186damianf, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms on the back bur bigger rooms at the front (1st floor)”
 of 5 bubbles Freddydanby72, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I believe all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles dmwhite41, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the back of the hotel if wanting quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles tizzy101, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Try and get one at the top - there is a lift / elevator”
  • Look right from the rear of the property
  • Look left from the rear of the property
  • Small kitchenette
  • Small double bed
 of 5 bubbles ILP-JP, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
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