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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this property for 2 nights in a family room, with two children the staff were very pleasant and helpful. It has a lift to all floors The room was plenty big enough, tea/coffee making facilities provided. Plenty of towels etc. We asked for extra pillows and recieved them within minutes, A few minutes walk from the shops...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night this weekend. Room was small but it was clean, cosy and had enough storage for the two of us. The bathroom was again small but couldn't fault the facilities. Located a few mins away from Kensington High St and the tube so was ideal to get around. The staff were friendly and helpful. Will be...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind praises. Our housekeeping team take pride in ensuring all our guest rooms are kept clean. We are fortunate to be located on a quiet residential street and only a short walk away from the hustle and bustle of Kensington High Street. I will relay your praises across to our friendly team and the...

Manchester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with two friends. We chose this hotel mainly due to it's attractive price and the fact that it was advertising triple rooms (i.e. rooms with 3 separate beds). It's easy to find, less than a 5-minute walk from the local tube stations. Excellent amenities nearby too (2 local shops, and a good cafe for breakfast down the road)....

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. We read all our reviews which help us better our product and service for our future guests. Most of our triple rooms have a double and single bed as advertised online however we do have a limited number of triple rooms that have 1...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted a cheap place to stay but not too far out of Central London. The room is basic and probably as small as it could be, but clean - which is something I value more than extra space. The only thing is that the shower is fixed in such a way that it soaks the floor, but it was...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at the Kensington West. I am very happy to hear that your room met your expectation in terms of cleanliness. We set high standards for room cleanliness and our housekeeping team are dedicated to ensure all our guest rooms are kept inline with our...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been there just a few weeks ago. Great location, next to Kensington Olympia Galery and next to tube station (3-4 min walking). Also, a lot of shops and restaurants around. Very helpful reception staff, always willing to help (thank you Maria). Room was average: small bathroom with shower, hot water and good water pressure, small tv. Radiator wasn't...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us I am very happy to hear that our staff especially Maria were very helpful during your stay with us. We take pride in ensuring all our guests are faced with helpful welcoming staff members who follow our customer service procedures. We wish you a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed while on a theatre visit to London. An easy trip from the West End on the District Line. There are a few pubs and restaurants within easy walking distance of the hotel. The hotel check in was straight forward as we had already prepaid some months earlier. WiFi connection was ok but not great for...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear the the location was easy for you to get to from the West End and I am extremely happy to hear that our room met your expectations and that you found your room clean and...

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Okay so I get that it's a budget hotel but I would still expect certain standards. Stayed here to visit London with my wife and young boy. Firstly We had to ask for another room because the room we were given originally reeked of smoke. The window was wide open in the room so the hotel obviously knew it stunk...

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KazHotelsGroup, General Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us, I do apologies for the inconvenience we caused, we are a no smoking hotel and have clear signs up in all rooms and public areas. The hotel does not have any parking facilities. On street parking near the hotel have clear signs...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

hotel not really. b-b without breakfast witch means out super early before crowds room very small for three people one double bed one single. offerd room with bunk beds first. but as we are all over sixty years no can do. very clean with three big bath towels tea and coffee tv also very small bathroom. no traffic noise at...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that our room cleanliness and amenities met your expectations. Our housekeeping team take pride in making sure all our rooms are cleaned inline with our company standards. We are very lucky to be located in...

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Pro - 1) Location 3 mins away to Wes Kensington Underground and it is super near to LHR. 2) Nice neighborhood 3) The staff at front desk is really nice 4) En-suite Bathroom 5) lift Con - 1) The room is super small for 3 people. would rather have a standing shower and more space to place your things. 2)...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us I am glad to hear that you like our convenient location and that you found our team to be friendly. Our team are hand picked by our HR department and trained highly in customer service as we take pride in creating a...

Reviewed 26 September 2016

The room (for three) was fine although very small. Why I want to share my poor review is because the personnel was extremely unhelpful and at times rude. As we shared a room amongst friends, we asked for a single duvet as we only got a double duvet in the double bed we shared. We asked several times for this...

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KazHotelsGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Kensington West Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us We take all our reviews seriously in order for all of us to understand our guests requirements and to make future improvements We are deeply sorry for the inconvenience we caused you during your stay with us. All our rooms are laid...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kensington West is situated in the heart of stylish London, Kensington. Just a 3 minute walk from Olympia exhibition centre & within easy reach to Kensington High Street, boasting many restaurants, bars, shops & a cinema. Kensington West offers good-value en-suite bedrooms, all of which have free WI-FI, flat screen LCD TVs, hair dryer, complimentary toiletries, ample power outlets and in-room tea & coffee facilities. We also offer a lift to all floors and a friendly 24-hour reception service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kensington West Hotel

Address: 25-27 Matheson Road, London W14 8SN, England (Formerly Aston Court Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Kensington and Hyde Park
Price Range: €33 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kensington West Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“I've only used one so can't comment”
 of 5 bubbles loxley123, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to find an offer because during summer holiday, we've been told a room can get up to £hunderds per night!”
 of 5 bubbles tavibirsan, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“do ask for room without bunk beds”
 of 5 bubbles bettyboo186534, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Window away from the streets.”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Best fit for a single traveler that uses the public transport. No handicapped access t the local tube station.”
 of 5 bubbles cgriffisteach, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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