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In all seriousness, this was the worst hostel experience I'd ever had. I booked this place online because of their location and affordable price, but once I arrived I regretted it so much that I canceled the rest of my stay after spending one night....More
If you're after somewhere cheap cheerful with close proximity to underground station, shops and tourist attractions this place works a charm!
We were stuck in London, having had EasyHotels mess up our bookings. We were given a number for this hotel and told they might...More
I stayed at the curzon for quite a few months and didn't want to leave. The staff there are so helpful and where willing to do whatever they could to make my stay more comfortable. They beds are great - very comfortable (they must have...More
I had an almost identical experience to the reviewer from Chicago, although I was earlier(?), in 2002. I too was on a 25-day trip through Europe with 2 other friends and London was one of the early stops on the trip (think it was the...More
To be fair, I'll list the positives first. It's in a beautiful location, convenient to a supermarket, internet cafes, lots of restaurants, only a few blocks from the tube... and the staff were helpful. Lonely Planet had recommended it, so we went there.
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.