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    Holiday Inn London - Kensington High Street

    Wrights Lane | Kensington, London W8 5SP, England
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    Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

    My girlfriend and I (both young students) have recently visited London for a week's holiday and decided to stay here due to the convenient location and "affordable" price. Little did we know, that upon arrival we were notified with a £50 deposit per night for...More

    1  Thank Samuel C
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 19 March 2017

    Dear Samuel C, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Holiday Inn London Kensington. I was most concerned to read that you were not satisfied with your stay at our hotel. I would like to take this opportunity to...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

    Visited for short theatre break. 27 floors, great accommodation, no complaints, excellent breakfast menu, very busy, but to be expected for such large hotel. Ideally placed for transport into W End, City & River. Not far from the the Victorian Museums & Albert Hall! Recommended!More

    Thank BGB25
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 19 March 2017

    Dear BGB25, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn London Kensington. I was delighted to read that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments and high scores. I hope that we have the...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    Nice hotel, small rooms, have stayed here several times when it was knbown as Kensington Close. Now it is Holiday Inn - forgive me, but I've never explored anything like it! Got a room on 1st floor, complained because the room was ice Cold, Finally...More

    1  Thank Helge R
    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    We have never stayed in a hotel with such a small room and if this is the way Holiday Inn are going we won't be staying with them again. The rooms have been newly renovated but they have tried to get too many features in...More

    Thank Biggles023
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 19 March 2017

    Dear Biggles023, Thank you for taking the time to alert me to events during your recent visit to the Holiday Inn London Kensington. Needless to say I am very disappointed to read your comments and am concerned you left us with such a bad impression...More

    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    We stayed here for four nights in March 2017. We booked a standard room with a double bed, and while it was designed as well could be, it still felt incredibly small. I had a hard time getting through the door with my luggage because...More

    Thank Rheab
    Response from Stefano B, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn London - Kensington High StreetResponded 19 March 2017

    Dear Rheab, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn London Kensington. I was delighted to read that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind comments and high scores. I am very pleased to read...More

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    • US$131 - US$283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #75 Spa Hotel in London
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    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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    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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    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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