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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 9 June 2013

This must be London's best kept secret. On a quiet, residential, historical street in So. Kensington, Aster House is among a set of Victorian-era row houses. Leoni does an amazing job in every way. Our room was spacious and comfortable and spotlessly clean. Breakfast is in the bright and cheery conservatory on the second floor, with a lovely selection of...

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9Thank 33146Chris
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Our room was very comfortable, the breakfast was tasty, fresh and something for everyone. The staff is so friendly and helpful, tried to make our stay comfortable. Will stay here again! there are stairs but the suitcases were helpfully taken care of. Nice wardrobe to unpack into-good bedside lighting and internet available. thanks

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4Thank Linda2304
New York
Reviewed 19 May 2013

We want to add to the praises of this excellent B&B. So pleasant to be on a quiet residential street but close to Underground (including fast, direct ride to Heathrow) and many good places for lunch and dinner. Standard rooms were pretty, clean, and even if a bit small, very functional. Bathrooms had good shower pressure and room for toiletries....

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5Thank karly65
Los Angeles CA
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Like most other TA reviewers of Aster House (AH), I was initially enticed to stay at this B&B based on props from Rick Steves and his team, both in his London city guidebook and a London episode of his PBS travel series where he is filmed descending the AH staircase. Although I am hardly the peripatetic European traveler the Steves...

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40Thank pillowsofwanderlust
Tsawwassen, Canada
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We had booked our hotel for our 4-night London stay well ahead of watching a Rick Steeves program on PBS. Thankfully we did it through Booking.com and were able to cancel without a charge. Let me just say right off the bat that the Steeves recommendation was bang on! The room we stayed in (Garden Room) was down a short...

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35Thank Cuthanks
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were looking for a clean, well-located hotel at a good price (not a simple undertaking) and Aster House filled the bill perfectly. The management and staff were extremely gracious in accommodating our requests and in making helpful suggestions to enhance our visit. Help with luggage was especially appreciated. Armed with our Oyster cards we were able to use the...

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11Thank bobg2588
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I am leaving for London at the end of the month and will stay at the Aster House this will be the third time I stay with them and so far is the cleanest place i have ever stay breakfast is great and very close to the tube....just make sure you look at the first store as you enter to...

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6Thank garteim
Key West, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2012

The pluses are: close to tube station, close to museums and pubs, safe quiet neighborhood, excellent full breakfast. Manager is nice and helpful. Negatives: if your room is on the 3 rd floor, 4 flights of narrow steep stairs, wifi was very temperamental. I had all my travel info, contacts nd travel apps on my iPad and couldn't always access...

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8Thank Annie F
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We stayed just one night in this small hotel on a quiet street, but wish it had been more. The staff is very helpful and a pleasure to deal with. The room was large, bed comfortable and breakfast very good. It is close to the South Kensington tube station.

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4Thank Michael M
Australia
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Leonie couldn't have been more helpful, ensuring my 12yo son was looked after while I was out. Thank you Leonie. (My only beef, no bacon for breakfast - just a personal thing!) Excellent location, a block away from South Kensington station. The other reviews say it all. Given London prices, I thought it was excellent value and deserving of its...

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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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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A Victorian Townhouse with an English Country decor; bright breakfast room; walking distance to Hyde Park & Kensington Garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aster House

Address: 3 Sumner Place | South Kensington, London SW7 3EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: €153 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Aster House Hotel London
Aster House London
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“If stairs are a challenge, request one of two ground floor rooms. The breakfast room is one flight up from the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Ojaitravelbugs, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are sensitive to mold get a more expensive upstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles Meams2015, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“The Poster Suite is roomy, has ez chair & sofa, electirc fire place, tub , shower, lots of windows, desk, good bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Newt44, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you are 6' tall or more like me choose the Garden Suite with it's large bed.”
 of 5 bubbles N1174TVbriank, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room on or near the ground floor if you have a lot of luggage or are very unfit!”
 of 5 bubbles Jersey_goes_on_hols, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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