Rydges Kensington London Hotel

61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE  show map
 4 stars
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Rydges Kensington London Hotel

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Sports bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Verified Reviews:

  • Staff were very friendy and helpful - Bar was great - Just steps from a key tube station
  • Within walking distance of several landmarks - Bathroom was pristinely cleaned - Breakfast had a great selection
  • Rooms are small but comfortable - Great location, close to the gloucster rd - Breakfast was very good
  • Beds were big and comfortable - Large bathroom - Free continental breakfast is a real treat - Very good value
  • Room was very comfortable - Excellent continental breakfast - Bus-stop outside the very entrance to the hotel

Overview

The grand Rydges Kensington London Hotel is a 4-star property set 1250 meters from Earls Court Exhibition Centre. Since 1800 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 5-story building with Victorian architecture and furnishings.

The hotel is 15 minutes' walk away from Harrods. The property is set within 4 km distance from the city center.

Occupying great location, the hotel lies close to gardens and parks.

A 10-minute walk to Gloucester Road subway station. 25 minutes by car from London City airport.

Rooms

Rooms of Rydges Kensington London Hotel are appointed with individual climate control, satellite TV, a heating system, Wi-Fi and a personal computer. In-room self-catering facilities include a small fridge, an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers.

Eat & Drink

The onsite fantastic restaurant specializes in European cuisine. Guests can have fun at the contemporary Polo bar, offering a variety of tea, coffee and cocktails and snacks and snack menu. A variety of dishes are served in Cafe @ V&A Museum and Byron, which are only 5 minutes’ walk away.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 15 per person per night.  A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The on-site comforts include a baggage storage, a safe deposit box and a cloakroom.

Relax

Rydges Kensington London Hotel provides cribs and meals for children. Guests can keep fit with a gym and a fitness center offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   81.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Sports bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11.30 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE

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City Center
  • London
    2.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.5 mi
Underground stations
  • South Kensington
    2300 ft
  • Gloucester Road
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Jam Cupboard (cuisine: European)
    100 ft
  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    81

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Rooms and availability

Standard Basement Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed (Basement Level)

Rydges Kensington London photos Room
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our Twin Rooms have two 3’0 wide beds (90 cm) along with a writing desk, wardrobe, shower and 32'' flat screen TV. Free 'Handy' smart phone in the room. Guests are allowed to make free Unlimited Local and International Calls to mobiles and landlines (selected countries only - UK, US, Thailand, Germany, Italy and France). Also, Unlimited Mobile Internet available. The smart phone can be taken and used outside the hotel too (only during your stay). A laptop sized safe, tea & coffee making facilities, small refrigerator, individually controlled air conditioning and heating, hairdryer. Iron and Ironing board in the room. Room service menu available in the room. Complimentary Wi-Fi This room is suitable for two guests max. The room size ranges from 13sqm to 16sqm.

Standard Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • General:Internet access
Room Description:

Non Refundable STUDIO CAPACITY 2

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Rydges Kensington London photos Room
One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Two Room Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Our Triple Rooms have one 4.6’wide double bed and one 3’0 wide single bed along with a writing desk, wardrobe, shower and 37'' flat screen TV. Free 'Handy' smart phone in the room. Guests are allowed to make free Unlimited Local and International Calls to mobiles and landlines (selected countries only - UK, US, Thailand, Germany, Italy and France). Also, Unlimited Mobile Internet available. The smart phone can be taken and used outside the hotel too (only during your stay). Two rooms feature three single beds however those would be subject to availability. A laptop sized safe, tea & coffee making facilities, small refrigerator, individually controlled air conditioning and heating, hairdryer. Iron and Ironing board in the room. Room service menu available in the room. Complimentary Wi-Fi

One-Room Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Non Refundable SUITE CAPACITY 2 ONE BEDROOM

Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

This room measures 35 square meters (377 square feet). Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and the flat-panel television offers satellite channels. An espresso machine and a refrigerator are provided. The private bathroom has a separate shower and bathtub, as well as complimentary designer toiletries, bathrobe and slippers, and a hair dryer. Conveniences include a desk, daily housekeeping, and a wake-up call service. This room is non-smoking.  1 King Bed

Standard Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Rydges Kensington London photos Room
Superior Twin Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Non Refundable TWIN SUPERIOR

Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 4 Double beds

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Room Description:

Maximum Occupancy: 2 1 Queen Rollaway beds not permitted Cribs permitted: 1 Maximum cribs/rollaway beds permitted: 1 Pillowtop mattress, and Duvet Room Features 24sqm/258sqft Air-conditioned Connecting rooms are not available Bath and Bathroom Features Shower/Tub combination Hair dryer Furniture and Furnishings Chair Alarm Clock Safe, in room Outlet with dual voltage adaptors Desk, writing / work, electrical outlet Iron and ironing board Trouser press

Deluxe Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Deluxe Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and the flat-panel television offers satellite channels. An espresso machine, and a refrigerator are provided. The private bathroom has a shower, as well as complimentary designer toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, and hair dryer. Conveniences include a desk, daily housekeeping, and a wake-up call service. This room is non-smoking. 1 King Bed  

Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Room

Rydges Kensington London photos Room
Executive Studio
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed and 1 Sofa bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • 24-hour room service
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Laundry services
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Fire alarm
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Studio Executive (2 pers). BED & BREAKFAST

Rydges Kensington London photos Room
Executive King Room
  • Room size:

    230 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • 24-hour room service
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Laundry services
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Fire alarm
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Double Executive, king bed. BED & BREAKFAST

Executive King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Bathroom:Bathrobe
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
Executive Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Triple room

Executive One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Economy Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Room

Rydges Kensington London Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Hackelbury Fine Art700 ft
  • Envie D'Art700 ft
  • Hop on Hop off Plus1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint Stephens Church400 ft
  • The Harrington Club1000 ft
  • Ismaili Centre1000 ft
  • St Augustine's Church, Kensington1400 ft

Convention centers

  • Institut français du Royaume-Un1400 ft

Amusement

  • Cinema Lumiere1000 ft
  • The Mediatheque1000 ft
  • Beatrix Potters Inspiration1400 ft

Museums

Galleries

  • R B S Gallery1700 ft

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • Opera Holland Park5100 ft
    Holland Park, London
  • Saatchi Gallery1.0 mi
    Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London
  • Chelsea Royal Hospital1.1 mi
    Royal Hospital Road, London
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!1.0 mi
    The London Pavilion, London
  • Kensington Gardens1.1 mi
    The Magazine Storeyard, London

Near the hotel

  • Baden-Powell House800 ft
    65-67 Queens Gate, London
  • Victoria and Albert Museum2500 ft
    Cromwell Road, London
  • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments2000 ft
    Prince Consort Road, London
  • Tardis Police Box2700 ft
    236 Earls Court Road, London
  • Natural History Museum1500 ft
    Cromwell Road, London
  • Science Museum2100 ft
    Exhibition Road, London
  • Brompton Oratory2500 ft
    Thurloe Place, London

Restaurants nearby

  • The Jam Cupboard100 ft

    Address: Rydges Kensington London
    Phone: 020 7584 8100

    71% likes this, based on 60 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 65

  • Paul - Gloucester300 ft

    Address: 73 Gloucester Road
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7373 1232

    75% likes this, based on 106 reviews
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 59

  • The New Restaurant at the V&A300 ft

    Address: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road
    Phone: (020) 7942 2506

    81% likes this, based on 21 reviews

  • Cafe @ V&A Museum300 ft

    Address: Cromwell Rd
    Phone: 020 7942 2000

    68% likes this, based on 115 reviews
    Cuisine: European, British

  • Byron300 ft

    Address: 93-95 Old Brompton Road
    Phone: +44 20 7589 0630

    83% likes this, based on 89 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    81

Hotel Awards

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Rydges Kensington London Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Rydges Kensington London

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 473 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    5.0

    The location is acceptable and convenient; the food provided (breakfast) from acceptable to good quality. Hotel room interior design is more than acceptable;

    The staff organisation is poor especially in the restaurant - staff agrument before clients; not many hotel rooms but very mean to complimentary wifi - everywhere in the hotel, the wifi is chargeable. Not sufficient supplies to toilet accessories; slippers are not provided though it is stated provided in Booked.net.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The Hotel is at good location near to the station/bus stand.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The hotel itself is a beautiful building in a great location - bedroom had lovely high ceilings and despite being situated on quite a busy road, and our room at the front of the building, we did not notice any road noise. Good continental breakfast - nothing spectacular - just the normal selection but it was lovely! Staff at reception were polite and professional - although perhaps a little 'cold' in their manner.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    The lift cannot actually reach every floor, which means you will have to carry the suitcase and walk on the stairs. Besides, everything was really good.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Very friendly, polite and helpful staff. Rooms and bathrooms are impecable and the Jam Cupboard restaurant is very stylish and the food was lovely! Also location is extremely good, a 2 minute walk from Glouscester Road tubestation and 10 minute walk from the Natural History museum and the Science museum. Over all a wonderful hotel and I will definitely be coming to stay again.

    I have no bad comments to make about this hotel.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Decor was very impressive Good breckfast Location Super

  • Single
    6.6

    Hotel is pretty mordern and very clean, which does not happen that often in the UK for that price but the room was extremely small. Breakfast is good and complete.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Well located and comfortable room.

    Loud noises coming from floor above early in the morning.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Great staff, good location, clean and trendy hotel.

  • Single
    9.6

    Staff were very friendly and the hotel ambience was lovely.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The room was very clean, our family accommodation(executive studio suite) comprised two rooms and had the comfiest sofa bed I've ever slept in. The staff were very friendly and very forgiving(we accidentally got dye (from recently dyed hair)on a towel and were reassured this was not a problem).

  • Family with children
    9.6

    The convience of the rooms and the hotel in general. Everything about the hotel was great, I loved the colors of the room we stayed in as they were relaxing. Also the bathroom was very clean. The reception staff and the cleaning staff were really curteous and pleasant.

    I would like to suggest that the elevators be more faster - they are extremely slow - and try to add an additional elevator. Service elevator should be different than the guest of the hotel elevator.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was a bonus we got to be able to check in early as our 13 hour flight arrived in London at dawn. We did not expect that so felt very pampered. The toiletries were lovely products. Although we did not see any doorman on arrival, the one on duty during our check-out was most helpful with our luggage. We were not affected by the renovation at all. Keep up the good job!

  • Couple
    10.0

    The location is fantastic for London and very close to a main tub station. Rooms have been recently renovated and have a real Australian style to them, as well as level expected from rydges hotels. The price is also great for London. Amenities great and noise low. Staff are very helpful. Would easily stay again or recommend.

  • Single
    8.8

    The room was modern and clean with anything one could need, from an iron and ironing board to a hair dryer. Attention to detail is commendable. The coffee in the room for example was not the standard nescafe sachet but a much more upscale freshly brewed alternative. The toiletries,too, were lovely and replenished daily. The room and bathroom were very clean. The location is perfect with nearby restaurants, coffeeshops and supermarket. Gloucester Road tube station is one minute's walk and is on the Picadilly Line, which gives direct links to Leicester Square, Covent Garden and even Heathrow. I have stayed at other hotels in London at the same rate per night, but no other hotel comes anywhere near this one!

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

61 Gloucester Road, London, United Kingdom, SW7 4PE

Get directions
City Center
  • London
    2.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.5 mi
Underground stations
  • South Kensington
    2300 ft
  • Gloucester Road
    700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • The Jam Cupboard (cuisine: European)
    100 ft
  • Cafe @ V&A Museum (cuisine: European, British)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    81

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonRydges Kensington London

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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