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“Good for a short business stay” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Henley House Hotel
Ranked #259 of 1,088 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
Warwick, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good for a short business stay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

A small town house hotel quietly situated down a side road off the main Earls Court Road. Very pleasant and welcoming staff. The single room I had was small with an on-suite but adequate and clean. Certainly for a good value overnight stay on business it was fine. Good access to plenty of places to eat around Earls Court.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank stevel1010
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2011

Stayed ay Henley House, with my son, for one night 2nd December 2011. Was a bit worried having spent a couple of nights in the Earls Court area at about the same time last year, that hotel was appalling. I need not have worried, this hotel, (Henley House) was the complete opposite to my experience last year. I wanted to be near to the Earls Court Arena to attend the Military Tattoo so was delighted to walk out of Earls Court station just across the road into Barkston Gardens and to the hotel. Received a most warm welcome at Reception and was shown to a very pleasant, clean and comfortable twin room. Beds were comfortable. Breakfast next morning was continental with an option for a cooked breakfast, I didn't have a cooked breakfast myself but what I saw served looked ok. The hotel is ideal for rail and underground links to all parts of sightseeing London and would be ideal for longer stays. I will most certainly use this hotel as a base for future visits to London

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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Alunharris
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

I needed a room close to Earls Court as attending for a show. Read reviews on TripAdvisor and Booking.com which included descriptions such as "boutique hotel". On arrival, the receptionist was very friendly and helpful - and this was true of both days of my stay. But I couldnt have been more disappointed from there on in.

In common with the previous reviewer PeterOakTree who reviewed on 30th October, I also stayed in Room 34.

The room does have a double bed but there is not much room around it. The bathroom is small and suffered from a damaged sink (a fairly substantial spider web crack), a shower tray with chipped porcelain, towels with holes in and a sink so small that you couldn't actually fill the kettle in the room from it rendering the in-room tray completely useless.

Equally, there is a damp and mouldy patch above the window and a patch of peeling paper in the corner above the bed.

Although the staff did keep the room clean, the decor is dated and goves the room a dark worn feeling.

Finally, a small menu for breakfast offers either "beans and bacon" or eggs and toast as cooked options at £4.95. Having asked for scrambled egg on toast, I was provided with a single egg scrambled and placed straight onto a side plate. Otherwise, croissants, coffee, juice and cereal is available on a self-service basis.

Overall, the reception staff made the stay pleasant and the location is very convenient for Earls Court and locale. Free wifi in the room and faiirly competitive pricing just about made the stay bearable but this is a very disappointing hotel.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank IainRH
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london
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2011

Really enjoyed my stay at Henley house booked a twin room which was large. Rooms could do with an update but was very clean and a comfortable place to stay. Perfect location the tube is 2 mins away and lots of nice places to eat again 2 mins from the hotel. Breakfast was basic but pleasant would really recommend staying here cheap and cheerful!!

  • Stayed November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank daisyboo135
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CPH
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2011

We booked a twin room for 3 nights, with a request to overlook Barkston Gardens. Our room, although well worn, was nice and clean. It was tidy, with a flat-screen TV, and had a sweet little balcony facing the gardens. The reception was manned, from 07:45 to 11:30, with the front-door always locked. We were given a front-door key, but the receptionist generally buzzed us in - I had to sneak up to the door in order to open it myself, so as not to disturb them too much! The girls at reception were at all times pleasent and helpful. On a note of caution however, be prepared to put up with a certain amount of noise from neighbouring rooms, IF you have the misfortune to have inconsiderate people next door, as we did. Breakfast very basic. Lift small but worked.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Henley House Hotel

Property: Henley House Hotel
Address: 30 Barkston Gardens | Earl's Court, London SW5 0EN, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington , Earls Court
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#194 Luxury Hotel in London
#274 Romantic Hotel in London
#302 Business Hotel in London
#325 Family Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€
Hotel Class:4 star — Henley House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking a picturesque residential garden square, Henley House is a unique boutique hotel located in the vibrant Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in the heart of London. This beautiful traditional townhouse has been given a fresh new look and concept, offering a rich blend of modern decor and classical features. Our contemporary styled air conditioned rooms have been designed with the utmost care and attention to detail. High quality fixtures and fittings ensure comfort and elegance, whilst LED and fibre optic lighting create a romantic and calming ambiance. Our vision of interior design is modern minimalist.We stand for luxurious accommodation at exceptional value and offer a level of personal comfort, friendly service and charm that only a small hotel can. All of our rates include a continental breakfast buffet, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Our specially designed workstation, which includes a custom made desk with a built in audio and video connectivity panel, enables you to access the Internet and synchronise any portable device with the in-room Smart TV. The Samsung Smart High Definition TV comes with free facilities including a full web browsing option, perfect for if you are travelling without your personal laptop. And of course, all of our rooms are air conditioned/climate controlled and can be adjusted to your personal comfort level through the in-room control panel. ... more   less 
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