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    Holiday Inn London - Kensington High Street

    Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    Arrived early and room was not ready so left luggage and went for a walk along Kensington high street, which was only a two minute walk away. Stayed for 2 nights and although room was a little bit small it was well set out. Breakfast...More

    1  Thank LaineyLyons
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear LaineyLyons, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn London Kensington High Street. I was delighted to read that overall you had a good experience and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments and high scores. It pleases me...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    I was there for a total of one week. The first 5 days I asked first for a king sized bed. It was two beds pushed together ( not great if the party is a couple). I was locked out of my room 6 out...More

    4  Thank Julie J
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear Julie J, Thank you for taking the time to alert me to events during your recent visit to the Holiday Inn London Kensington High Street. Needless to say I am very disappointed to read your comments and am concerned you left us with such...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    Rooms are clean, tidy and well maintained. Pillows were hard but reception arranged a prompt replacement. Staff are friendly and helpfull. The rooms are small and 9only just manageable. Good location. Overall a goid stay.More

    1  Thank Kim P
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 24 April 2017

    Dear Kim P., Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that overall you had a good experience however I am very sorry to hear that you had a few issues. I hope they were resolved to your satisfaction....More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    Stayed as IHG Platinum and one of the closest hotels to the Royal Albert Hall. I wanted a room for the night for a decent nights sleep after a concert that i could have a good shower in the morning before heading off to work....More

    2  Thank UK_Yankee_fan
    Response from Chris M, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear UK_Yankee_fan, Thank you so much for your review your experience of our hotel. We appreciate your loyalty and recognition for IHG® Rewards Club Members as you’re a Platinum Member. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. A positive guest experience...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night on a Saturday. Very nice, clean and modern. Brand new. The basic room is fairly small but it's nice and clean. I had a problem with my tv that I noticed around 1am once I got to my room so...More

    1  Thank NeilNutbeam
    Response from Chris M, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 18 April 2017

    Dear NeilNutbeam, Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. I am delighted that overall you had a good experience however I am very sorry to hear that you had a few issues. I am glad though that they were resolved to...More

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    rileylilly
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from rich1010710 | Reviewed this property |
    its a good choice for a hotel...rooms are kind of small...but its a very good hotel...excellent location,,,tube station right next door and lots of shopping and dinning on Kensington street..
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    rileylilly
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
    The hotel bedrooms are much better than before Holiday Inn took it over. Yes they're smallish but it's London. For a romantic evening find the rooftop garden nearby in Babylon Restaurant. It's on the 7th floor of 99... More
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    14 September 2017|
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    Response from Julieta E | Reviewed this property |
    yes, but you have to keep your finger on the button to keep it running. It's not a quality piece of equipment.
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