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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Be advised, if you arrive after 6pm you will need to go to another hotel 'just around the corner' to collect your key. The sales pitch does not advertise this point. Not a serious handicap you may say, but a major irritation if it's raining, wet and cold. The 3rd floor room was just as illustrated in the description, no...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Positive; Stayed on ground floor, in a room for 4. Studio spacious, very clean and modern. Negative; The room was exceptionally cold to the point of us being uncomfortable and having to sleep in clothes to try and stay warm. The blinds in front of the large windows moved from the draught seeping through, and only one very small radiator...

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Stayed here for a show at Olympia. The cost wasn't cheap but the hotel was. Firstly, there is no signs outside this hotel so if you're looking for the hotel you need to look out for the number 83 which is on the outside. No good if you don't have the number though!. This hotel / studios is essentially a...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We visited this hotel as we were attending a function at the Royal Albert hall, although it's a bit of a walk the number 9 or number 10 bus takes you there from the corner of Kensington high st! It was a great relaxing stay even though it was only for one night the convenience of having the kitchenette was...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We booked for one night, to attend an event at Olympia. The good: it's really close to Olympia. The bathroom looked nice. The room was clean. The not so good: Checking in was shambolic. The staff left us standing on the doorstep ringing the bell for at least two minutes before buzzing us in. The entrance hall was full of...

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Thank Northernwinetourist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in 4 different hotels during my visit to London, and the Kensington studios is absolutely the best one.. The room was clean and the bed was sooo comfortable and nice, the room size is good and it's a minute walk to the Kensington Olympia overground station.. It's placed in a very nice and quiet area and the...

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Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, the staff could not be more helpful. They made me feel welcome and at home. The apartment itself was in such good condition we did not need anything. It is a good location for staying in the city and for carnival travellers as the station is literally a minute walk from the apartment and buses run regularly. It...

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Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend booked this hotel for her birthday. We wanted a studio rather than just a room near Kensington Station. The room was clean, bright and was exactly what we wanted. It has some nice touches such as complimentary toiletries and slippers. Appliances and facilities were nicely tucked away so this made the room look tidy. Bathroom was...

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Thank Ashley K
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Our room was in the basement but very light . A small room , but had everything we neededwouldnt put us off. There was a small kitchen behind the doors in the bedroom ( well equipped).The bathroom was small but had an amazing shower . A bus stop is in front of the entrance ( 49 . C1) and the...

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

This was the second year we returned to The Kensington Studios at 83 Holland Road, Kensington. As someone who has been the General Manager in the hotel trade for 20 years I am more aware than most of what to expect and less tolerant of bad service. I can only compliment our hosts for their excellent offering.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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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: $141 - $307 (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 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 186damianf, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms on the back bur bigger rooms at the front (1st floor)”
 of 5 bubbles Freddydanby72, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I believe all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles dmwhite41, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room at the back of the hotel if wanting quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles tizzy101, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Try and get one at the top - there is a lift / elevator”
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  • Small kitchenette
  • Small double bed
 of 5 bubbles ILP-JP, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
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