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Rydges Kensington London

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I loved this hotel. It is magestic and timeless. It is also centrally located next to many incredible restaurants, Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. The staff are so helpful and bend over backwards for you. The rooms are beautiful and spacious. I highly recommend for...More

Thank ErsBrooks
Response from JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 September 2016

Dear ErsBrooks, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time here with us in Kensington and got to meet some of our wonderful team of staff. We certainly are lucky to have such a great team at...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Rydges is a nice hotel in a great location. Just a very short walk from Gloucester Road station, it's ideal for anyone staying in London on business or for a city break. The staff when booking and checking in were professional, helpful and very friendly....More

Thank little_lizzy_s
Response from JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 September 2016

Dear BuxomWench87, We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed our fantastic location. We certainly are lucky to be located so close to the tube and all the great attractions London has to offer. We appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great location for exploring London. Easy to get to from the airport and close to the tube and shops with plenty of eateries nearby. Had a problem with A/C in the room but the staff were very considerate and moved us to a different room.More

Thank GPS_Dude
Response from JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 September 2016

Dear GPS_Dude, We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us. We certainly are lucky to be located so close to such great attractions and to Gloucester Rd tube station. I am pleased that the staff looked after you and apologise...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Hotel is in a good location just one minute walk to the tube station with direct access to London Heathrow Airport and easy access by bus or tube to all parts of london. Hotel is OK but not impressive. We stayed in a king room...More

Thank Douglas D
Response from JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 September 2016

Dear Dougone41, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we learn from and use to improve. We work hard to deliver an exceptional guest experience, and it's apparent...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

On the plus side the staff and location were excellent. Fast free WiFi available everywhere. Cleanliness of the hotel and style of decor was very good. Excellent shower. On the negative side - pillows were a little hard which interrupted our sleep. There may have...More

Thank G1886HMadriand
Response from JoannaCRydges, Manager at Rydges Kensington LondonResponded 22 September 2016

Dear G1886HMadriand, We would like to thank you for taking the time to leave this detailed review with your kind feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, although are sorry to hear of the few shortcomings you experienced. We rely on our guests...More

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#255 Business Hotel in London
#257 Luxury Hotel in London
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US$145 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#255 Business Hotel in London
#257 Luxury Hotel in London
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Nearby
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
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sueptx
20 February 2018|
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Response from 888em888 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift not sure about laundry there is an iron and ironing board in the room
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Ganache2000
5 December 2017|
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Response from FussyNSW | Reviewed this property |
No there is no alternative, and no doorman. If you want assistance you would have to leave your luggage unattended outside on the street and go inside to ask for assistance. Nobody will offer if you don’t ask! We were lucky... More
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Sarah D
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Response from pete B | Reviewed this property |
We had a bath.
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