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The Harrington

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Set in chic South Kensington, just two minutes' walk from Gloucester Road station and with many shops and a wide variety of restaurants in the immediate vicinity, The Harrington - 1 Harrington Gardens is a collection of spacious serviced apartments including studio apartments, one bedroom apartments and two bedroom apartments. Designed and furnished in a contemporary style, your serviced apartment provides much more space and many more facilities than a London hotel room at excellent value in one of the best central London locations. Travel direct to other parts of central London as well as from London Heathrow and from the Gatwick Express at Victoria Station. Most of London's main museums, the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and exclusive shopping in Knightsbridge are all within walking distance. Your apartment is air conditioned and has a comfortable lounge and dining area, a well equipped kitchen or kitchenette and has flat screen TV with satellite channels and newly boosted free Wifi. Make The Harrington - 1 Harrington Gardens your London address.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
136Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
14Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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I have stayed in the Harrington long-term whilst working in London and would recommend it to anybody looking for accommodation in London. The Harrington is ideally placed to explore London and represents fantastic value for the area. One of the main benefits of The Harrington
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Response from TheHarrington, Manager at The Harrington
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Kip Advisor, Thank you for giving us the perfect score! I am glad to hear, you enjoyed the comfort of our spacious apartments each with a fully equipped kicthenette. Location being a great asset with plenty of local restaurants, cafes, convenient stores and even Gloucester Road underground tube station only a minute walk from our property, makes us the perfect place to stay for your visits to London. Our team will be delighted to hear that we have exceeded your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Savio C
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Pros: Nice spacious hotel apartment. Great value for money. Excellent location 2 mins walk from Gloucester Road Station with lots of restaurants around yet still peaceful. Great for families. Extra bed can be provided. Daily cleaners. Warm - good heating system. Very
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Response from TheHarrington, Manager at The Harrington
Responded 3 Jan 2019
Dear DeeGA, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed our spacious furnished apartment each with a fully equipped kitchen. Our location is a great asset, close to plenty of restaurants, cafes, convenience stores and even Gloucester Road underground station - just minutes walk from our property. Thank you for you suggestion as this is the best way to help us provide even better service to our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Savio
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So I was considering whether to give 3 or 4 for this place, but went for three on three points. 1. The communal areas need an uplift ....especially the carpet. 2. Food smells can waft through the block 3. Bed was a bit soft (not a huge issue) I think with a little more love this
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Response from TheHarrington, Manager at The Harrington
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Dear Paul B, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us at The Harrington Collection. I am sorry to hear, we did not exceed your expectation during your stay. Your feedback is very important to us, to help us improve the overall quality of our services provided to our guests. I am glad you enjoyed the comfort of our spacious, clean and well equipped apartments. Kind regards, Savio C
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The location is excellent to tube, restaurants pharmacy, and a variety of supermarkets., had back faciing 1 bedroom apmt so it was very quiet, perfect space with fully equipped kitchen facility . Totally adequate for working couple.Parquet flooring. Daily cleaning changing
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Response from TheHarrington, Front Office Manager at The Harrington
Responded 13 Nov 2018
Dear Jennyehrl, Thank you for sharing the amazing review of our property. The team are delighted that we could help make your stay a comfortable and enjoyable one. We pride ourselves on the level of warm and genuine service; we always aim to provide the highest level of service, making sure that each an every guest feels special. As you mentioned, our fully furnished apartments coupled with an amazing location makes staying really convenient for both business and leisure guests. We are very lucky with all our neighbouring cafes, restaurants and Gloucester Road station are within a short walking distance. We look forward to welcome you again in the near future after the completion of our soft refurbishment. Kind regards, Savio
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The exterior of the building looks decent, as you enter the building, you are "greeted" by baby strollers & a copy machine. Thank GOD I only had 1 night stay, as I got off the elevator, there were roll away beds all around. The furnitures of the apartment don't go together,
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Response from TheHarrington, Front Office Manager at The Harrington
Responded 8 Nov 2018
Dear Jeannoah, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations. As you may have noticed, our reception lobby is not large like a regular hotel and the baby stroller you have seen, might have belonged to a departing guest and the photocopy machine stored securely inside the cupboard is for guest use for printouts etc. Your feedback in regards to the apartment is important to us as it will certainly help us in improving our overall service and has been discussed with the management and is part of the soft refurbishment plan which has already began. We aim to provide our guests a pleasant and comfortable stay with best value for money. Your preference for a quiet apartment has been noted in your profile. On the positive, I am glad you enjoyed our location and our friendly professional team is always available to help our guests with their requirements. Kind regards, Savio
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Mould in bathroom
Have you seen this kind of water tap in so called 4 star hotel?
The height of bed frame is lower than a mattress
Cracked window in one bedroom apartment repaired with masking tape.
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Dear Moniquersvp, Thank you very much for your message. Our residence is located about 100m from Gloucester Road Station. You can take direct Piccadilly Line from Heathrow Airport to Gloucester Road Station. It takes about 45min. V&A museum is 10min walking distance from our property. Our checkout time is 11am and your daughter is more than welcome to leave luggage after that time. Please private message me with your daughter's name and I will make sure that no basement apartment is allocated for her. Do let me know if you have any other questions. Best wishes, Simon Sabonaitis General Manager
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Are there elevators
Hi Linda, Yes we have an elevator which can take you to every floor with the exception of the Lower Ground. However we do have porters on hand should you need help with your luggage. We hope that you will enjoy your stay. Kind regards Patrick
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Hi Linda, This is possible to arrange in advance but you will need to put the request in the special requirements when booking of call our reservations team directly. Kind regards Patrick
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The master bedroom with the ensuite bathroom in our two bedroom unit was made up of two king singles zipped together. The lounge did not have a sofa bed. Hope this helps.
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"Rooms at the back (not on the Gloucester Road side) are far quieter."
"For minimum noise of traffic transport on busy Gloucester road Rear facing apmt preffered.No real windows that open!Sunlight yes ..."
"Very small elevator"
"I cannot recommend any of the rooms at The Harrington"
"Choose another hotel."
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PRICE RANGE
US$133 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
avni luxury serviced apartments hotel london
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Avni Luxury Serviced Apartments
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLondonEarls CourtSouth Kensington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
39
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