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The Gainsborough Hotel

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

We booked this hotel through hotwire so we did not know what we were getting into. We were very disappointed. What was described as a 3 star hotel can only truly be described as shabby and in need of updating. I'm sure this was once...More

2  Thank ahappytraveler7
Reviewed 10 July 2014

the lobby was nice European setting with queen pics, they did offer us water with one ice cube but then again its Europe. some of the staff was helpful and showed us how to get to the hop on hop off bus which is near...More

1  Thank cafeconleche29
Reviewed 3 July 2014

On arrival at the Gainsborough I was pleased with the location as we were visiting the Royal Albert Hall. The receptionist was kind and helpful with directions. The lift scared the life out of me the first time we used it so used the stairs...More

4  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Hotel room was lovely, the receptionist was rude, and they don't give you deposit back without a fight. I'm very angry with them and can't get hold of them. Please can they comment with a number underneath to call them.

3  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 11 June 2014

I will never ever stay at this hotel again because of: - the room was on ground floor and had no window - there was a muggy smell in the room - there was a rat or some similar animal in ventilating tube and made...More

6  Thank stefan b
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#408 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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"Stay away from the basement!!!"
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"Don't opt for a Single Room."
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"We had a triple room, quite small"
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"maybe quieter at the back"
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