Address16 Sumner Place LondonSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
With uplifting splashes of colour, choice art and a sophisticated-but-fun design ethos, ravishing Number Sixteen is four properties in one and a lovely (and rather labyrinthine) place to stay, with 42 individually designed rooms, a cosy drawing room and a fully stocked library. And wait till you see the idyllic, long back garden set around a fish pond, or have breakfast in the light-filled conservatory.
Our independent authors have visited Number Sixteen and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Kensington & Hyde Park.
Description provided by property
Featuring ultra-chic interiors and a private garden, Number Sixteen offers glamorous accommodation in cosmopolitan South Kensington. The Victorian property provides 24-hour room service, minibars and iPod docking stations in the rooms.
Each individually styled room reflects the contemporary design of the hotel, with luxurious fabrics and furnishings and hints of bold colour. All rooms at Number Sixteen are air-conditioned and feature flat-screen satellite TV. Some rooms have French windows leading to a small balcony.
Afternoon tea is served all day at the hotel, and can be taken in the garden, conservatory, drawing room or library. Guests have a number of public rooms within the hotel in which to relax after a day outside in bustling London.
South Kensington Underground Station is a 3-minute walk away, and is surrounded by bars, shops and restaurants. Located on the Picadilly, Circle and District lines, the hotel has easy Underground links to many parts of the city.
Please note that extra beds and cots can only be accommodated in the Deluxe Double Room.
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