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The Gainsborough Hotel

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4 Star Hotel
Imagine an English country home magically whisked to the most exclusive London borough, and you have The Gainsborough. Named after the celebrated artist, The Gainsborough combines the attractive style of bygone days with an easy informality. To stay here is to enjoy London of...
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7-11 Queensberry Place | South Kensington, London SW7 2DW, England
15.8 km to London City Airport
189 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Natural History Museum
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a let down. Stayed in a single room which was tiny and uncomfortably hot with no air conditioning. Bed was creaky and old, the room felt unclean and it had the smallest en-suite with a dismal shower. I laughed out loud when I saw...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never book a single room and stay at this hotell. No air conditioning, just a whole in the wall. Room dirty. Tiles from the wall in the bathroom not fixed properly. Shower cabin for a 10 year old. Pls note, I’m normal weight. Took 20...More

Thank Allinroc
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Gainsborough Lodge is a ten minute drive from Gatwick Airport in the village of Horley and is a great option for overnight stays between two flights. The more or less old fashion small rooms offer a variety of furnishing, sufficient for a comfortable overnight...More

Thank Willem_Christin... B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent location and lovely staff who do their best. Unfortunately nothing works a 100% at this hotel;not the internet connection nor the showers. Think the owners need to spend some money on refurbishment and carpet cleaning as well .

Thank Tucano62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My room was 32 degrees, no additional da to help cool it down, and all this despite the fact that room is advertised on booking.com as having air conditioning. Dated room too, dusty, with cracks down the wall- not sure how this qualifies as a...More

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#411 Luxury Hotel in London
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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
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6 July 2016|
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Response from CateNaomi | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but having looked at the map it seems that the Dominion Theatre is in Westminster and the hotel is in Kensington near The Serpentine. It would be at least a tube ride away and not within walking distance
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"Best views on the Place, but a bit loud"
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"after being forced to stay in a terrible room the next day they moved us to a slightly better one."
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"Stay away from the basement!!!"
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"Don't opt for a Single Room."
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