Kensington Hotel - Bournemouth

18 Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5LEshow map
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GoodBased on  38 reviews
Overview

Kensington Hotel is rated 3 stars and is placed about 2.7 km from Bournemouth University. Kensington Hotel opened its doors in 1800.

The center of Bournemouth is 10 minutes walk from the property.

The hotel is easy access to the private beach in Bournemouth.

Kensington Hotel can be reached in a 15-minute drive from Bournemouth International airport.

Rooms

Kensington Hotel includes 26 guestrooms with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, coffee/tea makers, a dressing area and an iron with ironing board. Kensington Hotel offers rooms with the garden view. Guests can take advantage of a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Offering a variety of dishes, The Durley Inn Harvester and Taj Mahal are about 150 meters away.

Services

The venue offers housekeeping, room service and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for additional charge.

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   26.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services
TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

No pets allowed
No Smoking

No smoking on site

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:30-21:00FREECheck-out08:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 19 yearsExtra bedThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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Bournemouth International CentreBournemouth International Centre2000 ft
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Queen's ParkQueen's Park2.4 mi
Bournemouth Central StationBournemouth Central Station1.2 mi
Bournemouth Central StationBournemouth Central Station1.2 mi
Bournemouth Train StationBournemouth Train Station1.2 mi
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Getting around
Airports
Bournemouth International (BOH)4.8 mi
Southampton Airport (SOU)28.3 mi
Train
Bournemouth Central Station1.2 mi
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Reviews
6.0
GoodBased on  38  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The room had very thin walls and you could hear everyone returning. Extremely noisy around 4-5am.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good location and good value for money on a Saturday night. Good value for money for a Saturday night. Room clean and tidy.

    We didnt like the fact that you could help yourself to any door key when going out as you had to leave it behind.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Cheap!

    The bathroom smelt re carpet suggest lino. Needs tlc

  • 7.0
    Very good

    A Very short stay overnight only, a good breakfast.

    Poor bathroom.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Reasonable location, not too far from everything free parking was a bonus

    The checkout on a sunday morning a bit too early as was breakfast would have been better to have breakfast avail till 10 and checkout till 11 or 11.30 breakfast was not enough I felt it was too small

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Clean bedroom with own clean bathroom. Decent location at good price.

    Tiny broom-closet-sized room with very thin walls (could hear neighbour snoring all night!). Very greasy breakfast.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    That breakfast was included

    The room was extremely small and felt clostraphobic

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The breakfast was better than expected

    The room had a number of parts that were tired and falling apart, most noticeably our curtain rail was already broken & it then fell down meaning we had a lighted room half the nigh . Also there was a lack of hot water.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Extreemly friendly staff, especially in the restaurant for breakfast. Easy walking distance to the BIC. Clean. Tea and coffee making facilities.

    Rooms not well soundproofed. We booked the last available room. This room was close to the entrance to the hotel. We were disturbed by people returning to their rooms until 3:00 in the morning. Hotel car park fairly small and cramped. No remote control for the TV.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Easy to find, Close to shops and restaurants, small walk to beach. Car parking at hotel.

    Un-manned reception, decor drab, Bedding clean but old, worn and unironed. towels well worn. No toiletries in en-suite. Furniture very basic, ill-fitting carpets. En-suite in need of attention. This room was better than the one we were originally allocated. Food, like everything else, very basic limited choice.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I found that the customer service was lacking though the staff were not rude they were not friendly either.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Had a double bed even though it was a single, location and staff good

    One room had no water had to report it to owners

  • 6.2
    Good

    Some of the hotel has undergone a recent renovation and the entrance area was very welcoming and pleasant.

    Although some areas of the hotel have been renovated, other areas were very tired and outdated. Our room had clearly been re-decorated but the furniture was shabby and the level of cleanliness on arrival was poor, with a layer of dust around the room and mould in the shower. The room was much smaller than anticipated and the en-suite was tiny. We did not realise that the hotel specialised in hen and stag groups and had we done so we would not have booked to stay there. There was a lot of noise in the early hours of Sunday morning and the conversations around us at breakfast, (although not intended for our ears), were loud and inappropriate. The hotel advertised evening meals but it turned out that this was not all of the time - although the manageress kindly told us on Saturday morning that they would provide a meal in the evening, we had made other arrangements by then.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    This Hotel is very good value in a very good location and has almost finished its refurb.

    Having to ring the door bell to get in on arrival, no one on reception. Just felt a bit unwelcoming but no big deal.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Location and being so close to beach and shops

    Thought breakfast was a little dissapointing and there wea a noisy 'stag party' staying.

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Highlights
6
GoodBased on  38 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 14:30-21:00FREECheck-out08:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 19 yearsExtra bedThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Bournemouth International (BOH)4.8 mi
Southampton Airport (SOU)28.3 mi
Train
Bournemouth Central Station1.2 mi
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