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Safety index

89 out of 100

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Gainsborough Hotel

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7.7

Fair (4,463 ratings)

London, United Kingdom - 

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140 m Natural History Museum

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770 m Kensington High Street

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980 m Hyde Park

Hotel Overview

The Gainsborough Hotel is a well-regarded accommodation option located in London. It draws a mix of international visitors and local guests, many of whom have shared their experiences through reviews. These reviews highlight a variety of aspects, both positive and negative, about the hotel.

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Hotel highlights

  1. Prime Location: Situated in the heart of the city, allowing easy access to major attractions and public transportation.
  2. Helpful Staff: Guests frequently commend the staff for their friendliness and willingness to assist with requests.
  3. Elegant Decor: The hotel's interior boasts a classic elegance, receiving praise for its aesthetic appeal.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Many reviewers mention the comfort of the rooms, commending the quality of the beds and amenities provided.
  5. Quality Dining: The hotel's dining options have been highlighted as a positive feature, with particular mention of the breakfast.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy Environments: Some guests have pointed out that noise from the streets or other rooms can be an issue.
  2. Costly Extras: There’s feedback regarding the high cost of additional services and amenities, which some guests find steep.
  3. Occasional Maintenance Issues: A few reviewers have noted problems with maintenance in their rooms or in common areas.
  4. Outdated Features: Despite the overall charm, some guests feel certain areas or amenities are in need of an update.
  5. Complex Wi-Fi: There have been comments about the Wi-Fi being difficult to connect to or use effectively.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

24/7 front desk

24/7 front desk

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

No onsite parking available

24-hour front desk

Luggage storage

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Score icon7.7

RateScore

Total 4,463 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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7.8

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7.9

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8.6

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3.0/5

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agoda

169 Reviews

7.8 / 10

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booking

3,231 Reviews

7.9 / 10

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expedia

426 Reviews

8.6 / 10

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tripadvisor

637 Reviews

3.0 / 5

Hotel Quality

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The quality chart is based on how hotel ratings changed over time.

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 54

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

13

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140

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62

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Natural History Museum

140 m

Kensington High Street

770 m

Hyde Park

980 m

Royal Albert Hall

980 m

Buckingham Palace

3 km

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Getting around

West Brompton Station

1.5 km

South Kensington Underground Station

280 m

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Airports Nearby

London City Airport (LCY)

25.5 km

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Restaurants

Urban Baristas

Nearby

Natural History Museum Member's Room

210 m

Zetland Arms

210 m

Kova Patisserie South Kensington

210 m

Dozo Sushi

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

64 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

39 out of 100

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London safety index

Safety

Crime

89

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

89 out of 100

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Women safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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84

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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61

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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89

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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99

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

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Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

54 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

58

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Mugging or robbery  57/100

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Car theft  44/100

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Car break-ins  50/100

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Home break-ins  48/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

57

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Physical attacks  54/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  41/100

Other crime severity

High

64

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Insult or harassment in public  55/100

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Corruption or bribery  39/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.7 - $2.3

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Coffee

$2.9 - $7.3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.2 - $3.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.8 - $40.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $5.8

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.3 - $3.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$63.3 - $161.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.5 - $17.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.1 - $11.5

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $4

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Public transport, monthly pass

$153.2 - $322.5

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.5 - $40.3

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$28.8 - $126.7

Weather In London

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.512

PM1023

63

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets, service animals welcome

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