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We have had a delicious afternoon tea at number sixteen. A superb service, excellent teas and sandwiches. Probably one of the cheapest I have ever done but as good as the others. I especially loved the china it was so pretty. because it was winter...More
I’ve stayed in many Firmdale hotels and have never had a bad experience. For me, they’re all about the beautiful decor and Number Sixteen is no exception.
I had a room on the 3rd floor, which is only accessible by quite a steep staircase (but...More
Two years ago we wrote on TripA that with Number Sixteen (and after some dire experiences elsewhere in London) we’d FINALLY found our London Home-from-Home. We haven’t stayed - or wanted to stay - anywhere else in London since.
Our whole family, from 4 to...More
When you have a whirlwind 24 hour trip to a city you have never been to before it is imperative you have an excellent hotel. Number Sixteen was just that and so much more. Conveniently located near the South Kensington tube stop, this gem of...More
My friend and I absolutely loved their afternoon tea! The staff greeted us warmly, and throughout our meal, were friendly and knowledgeable. The set up was beautiful: traditional with a touch of modern. The afternoon tea was delicious and filling: I had a gluten free...More
Number Sixteen forms part of a row of gleaming white stucco mid Victorian townhouses. It originally opened in the 1980’s and instantly became popular with discerning travellers looking for an alternative to …Morethe larger Park Lane hotels. Now several years on, the hotel has a Firmdale point of view. Kit Kemp redesigned the hotel in her signature, fresh modern English style. Less
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US$319 - US$538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Number Sixteen London
Number Sixteen Hotel London
United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
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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.
The hotel is on a quietist side street. There is street parking but I did not see many available spaces. You can probably double park near the door and someone from the hotel would be able to come out and help. Remember... More
The hotel is on a quietist side street. There is street parking but I did not see many available spaces. You can probably double park near the door and someone from the hotel would be able to come out and help. Remember that this is Kensington; the traffic wardens are extremely watchful and are fond of booting improperly parked cars.