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The Gainsborough Hotel

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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good25%
  • Average23%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible22%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good sized rooms with beautifull decorations. Convinient hotel for exploring the surrounding musea. Staff isvery friendly and helpfull, especially Nuria and Marco from reception who went the extra mile to deliver an excellent service. Good breakfast service with also very helpfull staff We surely...More

Thank Floki G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I decided to take my wife and children away for a couple of days in London, including an overnight hotel stay at the Gainsborough Hotel. The hotel is conveniently located close to the Natural History Museum in South Kensington, but that's about the only positive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gainsborough is a lovely traditional hotel. It is a stones throw from the national history museum (really, I could stand on the pavement outside and with a decent throw a stone would hit the museums railings.) the staff are friendly and helpful. It has...More

Thank outofoffice82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff on arrival. The location is close to many shops, restaurants and the tube. Hotel is a little tired, but outstanding value for money. Wifi speed is very good. If offered a good deal, then worth staying here..

Thank bew212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes the single rooms are small and bedrooms need updating. But my two sisters and I stayed in 3 single rooms that were clean, quiet and with comfortable beds. The location is great and staff service was exceptional. We had bottled water offered and brought...More

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US$87 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#399 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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"avoid the ground floor, very damp"
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"Avoid basement and being next to the lifty"
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"Avoid a room that is directly next to the lift"
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"Not room 20"
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