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The Gainsborough Hotel

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  • Excellent10%
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  • Average23%
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The room was very unclean, dirty and unhygienic. We got bitten by some unknown bugs.... The carpet had bad stains on it. Dirt in the corners of the rooms. There were stains on the walls. Room smelt musty. The bathroom was dirty. There was an...More

Thank Feona1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was terrible very shabby and bathroom was not clean with hairs on the tiles. The room did not have air conditioning. In addition the TV was on the blink with lots of channels fuzzy due to lack of reception. Will not recommend for...More

3  Thank Louise G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Gainsborough Hotel during a London heat wave. The Gainsborough states on their website that not all rooms would have A/C, so I was prepared for the worst, but hoping that I would have one of the rooms with A/C. Luckily,...More

Thank JoAnne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were moving, so we had a large number of bags and two small children. We asked for assistance with our bags and the bellhop seriously just rode in the tiny elevator and let us struggle. Ok, thats fine, I wont tip. We get to...More

1  Thank Alexandra K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked online a de-luxe room at this supposedly 4 star hotel in a good position in South Kensington. When we arrived we had to pay up front then were directed to room 36 on the ground floor. Tiny, airless, no natural light, horrendous! Needless...More

1  Thank Elizabeth B
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Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$88 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#410 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#410 Luxury Hotel in London
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (187)
Room & Suite (239)
Dining (28)
Nearby
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
...More
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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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"If you want A/C, make sure you ask it your room will have it, as not all of them do."
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"Go to another hotel!"
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"Best views on the Place, but a bit loud"
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"after being forced to stay in a terrible room the next day they moved us to a slightly better one."
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