# 14 of 68 hotels in Kensington

Hotel Rafayel(5 stars)

34 Lombard Road SW11 3RF Kensington View on map
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Rating by categories

  • Hotel in general
    5.3
  • Room
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
  • Location
    4.1
  • Gastronomy
    5.7
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0

Rating breakdown

  • excellent
    3
  • very good
    1
  • acceptable
    0
  • poor
    0
  • terrible
    0
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Pauline
Huge room, excellent value for money
  • Recommended hotel
  • Families
  • Other stay
  • January 2015
Excellent value for money in London! The room was huge and we relaxed with our son in the spa. However surroundings of the hotel are not great even though a walk along the Thames is possible. Staff was super friendly and super nice. Hotel shuttle are available from Clapham junction but Bus 170 to Victoria is the best option to easily go to London city centre. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Hotel
    5.3
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
  • Location
    4.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    4.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    4.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    4.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
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Stefan
Great value for money!
  • Recommended hotel
  • Couples
  • Translated
  • City break
  • June 2014
Admittedly a bit off the beaten path, but still highly recommended. The value for money is absolutely fantastic for London! The rooms are newly furnished and are accordingly in very good condition. The breakfast is also recommended and the continental breakfast is with 10 Pounds Sterling also still quite cheap. Make sure to use the hotel's shuttle service or the 170 bus (goes right past the door). The former goes to Clapham Common tube station (every half hour), the 170 bus runs every 8-15 minutes to Victoria Station. read hotel review
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.8
    Variety of food and drinks
    5.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    6.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    6.0
  • Sport & Leisure
    5.0
    Leisure activities (e.g. sauna, tennis, entertainment, etc.)
    5.0
  • Hotel
    6.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    6.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    6.0
    Family friendliness
    6.0
  • Service
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
    Competence (handling complaints)
    6.0
  • Location
    4.0
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    6.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    3.0
    Other leisure activities available
    4.0
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Andrew Almond-Smith
The best view of a hotel I have ever stayed in
  • Hotel not recommended
  • Singles
  • Business trip
  • February 2014
I stayed in this hotel on one occasion whilst working in London. The hotel is a 5 star hotel and is actually a very, very, very nice hotel. I did book an exec room and the room was absolutely huge. The whole of one side of the room was glass and looked directly out over the River Thames. The view was absolutely stunning. The only problem was, the lighting in the room wasn't great in my opinion, and due to it being winter, it was dark in the morning and dark in the evening, so it was quite difficult for ... me to get ready in the morning before work due to the lack of light. Apart from this, the room could not be faulted if you ask me, it was stunning. The bathroom was also a decent size. I also had the pleasure of eating in the restaurant downstairs, which is an Indian restaurant. The food was good, but in comparison to other restaurants I have eaten in, it was extremely expensive in my opinion. The things about the hotel that I think aren't that great - the location isn't great for me, it's a good 10 - 15 minute walk from Clapham Junction overground station, so not well connected to the tube at all. There aren't any restaurants or shops in the direct area that I could enjoy, which is what makes London so good for me. Also when I was there they were re-laying their driveway, so it was difficult to get in and out of my room, but that said, this would just be a temporary thing. If this hotel was in Central London it would be extremely expensive no doubt, so the good thing about this hotel for me, is that you can still stay in luxury, in London, for a good price, because of the compromised location. read hotel review
  • Service
    6.0
    Staff's knowledge of foreign language
    6.0
    Reception, check-in & check-out
    6.0
    Friendliness and helpfulness
    6.0
  • Room
    6.0
    Size of the room
    6.0
    Cleanliness & linen change
    6.0
    Size of the bathroom
    6.0
    Room amenities (TV, balcony, safe, etc.)
    6.0
  • Location
    2.3
    Transportation connection and available excursions
    2.0
    Restaurants & bars in the area
    3.0
    Proximity to shopping areas
    2.0
  • Hotel
    4.0
    Condition of the Hotel
    4.0
    General cleanliness of the different areas
    4.0
    Family friendliness
    4.0
  • Gastronomy
    5.0
    Variety of food and drinks
    4.0
    Overall cleanliness in the restaurant and in the dining areas
    6.0
    Quality of food and drinks
    5.0
    Atmosphere & furnishings
    5.0
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Information about Hotel Rafayel

Hotel Information

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We would like to gladly welcome you to the Hotel Rafayel. Luxury Hotels abound, but the Hotel Rafayel is a great choice to fulfill all of your needs and expectations. Book with us and find out! You can leave your car in one of the many parking spots during your trip. All hotel guests have free access to the sauna. Make yourself at home A safe is available at reception and in your appealingly arranged room to hold valuables. Use the lift to access the upper floors of our comfy hotel. Our lobby is kept under video surveillance. The garden on the roof is a great place to spend your free time. Culinary greetings from the kitchen During the day head towards our restaurant and grab a bite to eat. Our vegetarian guests will also find something suitable on the menu. And in the evening you can enjoy a liquid refreshment in our bar. Where you will stay An air conditioner, a hand-held hair-dryer as well as a minibar filled with a large selection of beverages can be found in all the hotel rooms. In our hotel you will also have a desk in your suite. In each and every hotel room you'll also find satellite TV. Our guests enjoy the benefit of Pay TV. Keep up-to-date on current affairs. You can take advantage of the newspaper in your room to catch up on thw international news. Each hotel room includes an easy-to-use phone. Our suite's bathrooms are fit for a king: Next to the provided hand-held blow-dryer in the restroom you'll find a TV and a shower. After you're done showering, grab a towel or maybe a bathrobe from the towel heaters. The rooms are equipped with sound proof windows. Relax or be active Come to the sauna that we supply. We offer a well-equipped fitness room for the guests. Reception hours: Every day: from 00:00 to 00:00
* Neither HolidayCheck nor the provider assumes liability for the accuracy and completeness of the content displayed above. Please take note of the hotel description of the respective operator and bear in mind that the services included in an offer may differ from the catalog description presented here. We are obliged to offer solely those services available at the time of booking as shown on the booking form. © 2013 Giata

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Amenities

Hotel amenities

  • Library
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-smoking room
  • Shops in the hotel
  • Hairdressers/Beauty salon
  • Play rooms
  • Hotel safe
  • Internet
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Coffee and tea
  • Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Pets allowed
  • Fire alarm

Gastronomy

  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast in the room

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre

Spa offers

  • Spa centre
  • Special massages
  • Sauna

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Gay friendly
  • 24 hour security
  • Car hire
  • Pets allowed
  • All public and private areas are no smoking zones
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper
  • Laundry service