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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a last minute room on the morning of our stay, and so got a very reasonable price because of being a late booking (£60 for double room). Checked in at 88, before heading across the road to 83 to our room (104) - it's a very busy road so take care dodging traffic! Room was very small, but...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last weekend, it's off Kensington High Street, it is clean, wooden floor, clean kitchenette, comfy bed, it's out of central London but 2 mins walk away from no 9 bus stop which takes you through to the Aldwych so you can get off at Trafalgar Square etc, depending on traffic 25 mins into central tourist areas, good value...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived very early (10.00) on the understanding we could check our bags into a luggage room as check in wasn't until 2pm. The receptionist was extremely helpful and allowed us to check into our room. The room itself was of a very good standard and spotless. The room was on the ground floor with constant traffic outside however it...

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Chudleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I booked the Kensington Studios via Late Rooms the day before I needed to be in London for an Interview. The booking process was smooth, I received a confirmation email from the hotel almost immediately with full information on what to expect during my stay. The price I paid was excellent for the facilities on hand ( was £79 per...

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed in this hotel for eight days in the month of Nov'2016.We found it very comfortable and useful.Its a serviced apartment having facilities for cooking and washing.Its located in a very convenient place.Internet speed was slow initially,once we brought it to the notice of staffs was made alright.Staffs were helpful and friendly .

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

When I arrived to the hotel I was told that I had to pay a deposit for any damages that may occur. I was not aware of this and the lady on reception said it was an agreement between 'me and her' and refused to give me a receipt and assured me that I will receive the amount back on...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The Kensington studio is a very good option when visiting London, the only point that could be better is the Internet, where the signal is not so much strong, but there location, cleaning, accommodation and staff are very nice.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here with my mum for one night on 13th December. When we arrived there had been a mix up and the twin room that we had booked had been given to someone else, while we had been allocated a double room. This would not have been so much of a problem, except that the twin room was actually...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I was very anxious about this establishment as the rental was so affordable. I was delightfully surprised when I arrived. As many of the reviews indicated - this is an excellent, spacious, clean, warm place to stay. I was in London for business and the studio was perfect. While there is no easy chair in the room, the comfort level...

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Piles de Mar
Reviewed 22 September 2016

the hotel is well situated. Even if overground kensigton station still close. The hotel is nice, clean and renovate recently. But not a single sign outside the hotel, no name. it could help. good wifi.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kensington Studios offers 19 rooms, from lower ground to third floor, accessible by elevator. Each studio comprises en suite facilities, a kitchenette for self catering and a daily Maid Service. The modern premises provide underfloor heating and dual air conditioning to ensure your comfort. We can accommodate all room requirements from single to twin, triple, double and family room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kensington Studios

Address: 83 Holland Road, London W14 8HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $166 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kensington Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“I honestly didn't think being at the front was detrimental.Still quieter than an average night in New York!”
smee4u, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Neat and clean, accessible to bus and subway and shopping malls.”
mmk07, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was at the back on the ground floor and found the beds and the noise levels excellent (and I am a light sleeper). there is a lift.”
186damianf, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms on the back bur bigger rooms at the front (1st floor)”
Freddydanby72, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I believe all rooms are good”
dmwhite41, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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