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Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

I stay in quite a few Holiday Inns and Express by Holiday Inns around the UK, and usually expect a certain level of quality which was sadly lacking in this ENORMOUS tower in Kensington. The building itself appears to date from the 60s/70s, and as...More

1  Thank Dan K
Response from Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington ForumResponded 8 April 2014

Dear Dan K, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to submit a review about our Hotel. We appreciate your constructive feedback in particular your comments regarding the internet which I have passed on to the management team, as I do...More

Reviewed 7 April 2014

My boyfriend and I spent 1 night here. Positives - - perfect location very close to the tube and just 3 stops from westminster tube station - very clean, spotless in fact and tidy. - tea making facilities. - extremely friendly and helpful reception staff....More

1  Thank Lauren W
Response from Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington ForumResponded 8 April 2014

Dear Lauren W, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to submit a review about our Hotel. I’m sad to hear our breakfast did not meet your expectations, and I have passed your comments on to our Food and Beverage department....More

Reviewed 6 April 2014

A very busy and large hotel in South Kensington, 10 mins walk from the museums and next to Gloucester Road tube station. My room was a standard Holiday Inn type room, if very slightly smaller because its in London. Breakfast was in the first floor...More

1  Thank ExeterChris
Response from Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington ForumResponded 7 April 2014

Dear ExeterChris, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. Your feedback is very valuable to us and I have shared your comments with the rest of the team. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 April 2014

We have just come back from a 2 night stay here, and can honestly say we couldn't have asked for more. The reception staff were excellent on checking in and out, the room was clean and just what we wanted for our stay. Convenient location...More

Thank Matthewstacy
Response from Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington ForumResponded 7 April 2014

Dear Matthewstacy, Thank you so much for your lovely comments, feedback and review. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us and thank you for recommending our Hotel. We look forward to your return visit. Kind Regards

Reviewed 5 April 2014

I stayed two nights in this hotel on the 7th floor. While having to pay a huge amount for wifi was just part of the dissatisfaction, the worst bit was chasing moth in my room. I dreaded the idea of bringing my jumper, scarf and...More

1  Thank Alex-and-Maria
Response from Alicia T, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn London Kensington ForumResponded 7 April 2014

Dear Alex-and-Maria, First of all thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. As regards to the moth in your room please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience or discomfort this may have caused. Please rest assured that we do have a robust...More

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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
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PapaFleurs
8 February 2018|
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Hi, thank you for your question, yes we do have ceiling hoists, this can be booked subject to availability but when making a reservation this needs to be requested. We also have parking facilities for wheelchair users, if... More
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tine79792
13 January 2018|
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Thank you for your enquiry, we have safes in our Executive Rooms only, however we do have safes at Reception that you are more than welcome to use. Thank you
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clairebear572
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Thank you for your question, no we do not have a swimming pool. Kind Regards
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