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Number Sixteen

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We stay in a wonderful relaxing room , the deluxe room. He had some neat touch and amazing service,a decent location and easy to tube,shops and restaurant . We love the little drawing room and garden at the rear of the properties, great memories will be back.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 January 2013

the kemps design and run beautiful hotels. i've stayed at the big 5 star hotels in london over the past year and i prefer this one. the hotel is immaculate, thoroughly remodeled (new baths, windows, digital thermostats) none of the "boutique" inconveniences of older buildings. public spaces and rooms are light filled with either views of magnificent sumner place or...

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Minneaoplis, MN
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Went back again for a 4 day stay in January. The location of this hotel is excellent, right around the corner from the South Kensington tube station. The atmosphere is still wonderful and cozy and warm. The staff incredibly friendly and helpful. Flew in early in the am from HK and really wanted a shower before heading out for a...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 January 2013

This was an absolutely wonderful boutique hotel in a beautiful and elegant location. It's conveniently located a mere few blocks from the Tube yet in an incredibly quiet location, and the decor and service couldn't be beat. The breakfasts in particular were amazing, especially when taken outside in the courtyard. The staff was prompt, knowledgeable, and attentive, and this ended...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We stayed here for 1 night. We live in London and needed a central London get-away. This hotel was perfect - rigorously tested room-service and the DVD library - no faults to report. Our deluxe room on the first floor (with long balcony) was wonderfully designed - Kit Kemp is superb - the bed large and very comfortable. Great location...

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Number Sixteen is in a quiet road in South Kensington, brilliantly located. I feel like I am walking into somebody's house here, except for the fact that there is a reception desk. Rooms are quite small as you might expect round here but really well appointed. There is an honesty bar and lovely lounge areas. It's ideal for a one...

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Toronto
Reviewed 17 January 2013

My friend and I stayed here 4 nights over a 10 day period because we travelling in and out of London. The accommodation was lovely and fresh and spacious for London. The mostly young staff from outside the UK were very helpful and upbeat. We asked for a room with 2 beds which we were told would be no problem....

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We stayed for 3 nights on a business trip for me and a shopping trip for my wife with some seeing of friends thrown in. Number Sixteen was a very convenient base for all elements, very central a few paces from South Ken tube but in quiet side street. The staff were friendly - the nice man who showed us...

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oslo, norway
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I had read through all the reviews of Number Sixteen and knew to expect a great deal. All my expectations were fulfilled 100 per cent! Young, friendly and helpful staff - they obviously are there to help! So, from the arrival throughout the weekend til goodbyes - we just loved everything about the place. We stayed in a luxury room...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 October 2012

It is a super stylish hotel on a very pretty street in South Kensington. We booked a superior room and, while it was strikingly decorated in pinks and flannel grays, it was small with a tiny closet space and no place to store luggage but within the room, making the living space that much smaller. The bathroom was equally small...

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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 and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 the 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Number Sixteen

Address: 16 Sumner Place, London SW7 3EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: ₹ 21,859 - ₹ 33,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Number Sixteen 4*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Number 16
Number Sixteen London
Number Sixteen Hotel London
Hotel Style:
#127 Romantic Hotel in London
#134 Luxury Hotel in London
#191 Family Hotel in London
#211 Business Hotel in London
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“We've tried 208 [big] and 105 [tiny] and BOTH are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles FussyUs, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A superior room is just right for one person. Front facing offers a nice view on a beautiful building across the road”
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 of 5 bubbles AdventurerHamburg, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A view over the garden is lovely in the winter! In one bedroom the steps were too steep for us, but in another room steps were fine.”
 of 5 bubbles ninip262, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the Marsden end not the Brompton Road as they are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles SusieHungerford, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“My room was on the first floor and overlooked the garden, lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Tippers22, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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