a traveler from Travelocity.com
on June 19, 2008
Our family of 4 stayed at the K+K Hotel George, booking 2 neighboring but not connected rooms. The hotel is just 2 blocks from the "Earl's Court" tube (subway) station. Very convenient - we rode the underground from Heathrow rather than taking a taxi, which would have been extremely expensive. The Earl's Court tube station provides access to 2 different subway lines, so it was easy to get anywhere we wanted in London in a reasonable time. A variety of restaurants are within walking distance, as are grocery/convenience stores/newstands. The staff was friendly & helpful in giving directions, booking bus tours, recommending restaurants, etc. Rooms were clean and seemed to have been updated within the last couple of years. Rooms were small as are almost all European hotels, but there was plenty of closet space & shelving. The bathrooms are extremely small - it was not possible for 2 of us to stand at the sink at the same time. However, they did have a full tub, not just a shower. The beds were not the most comfortable - mattresses a bit hard - but not the worst we've ever experienced. We did not eat in the hotel restaurant. Breakfast "buffet" was expensive (US$30) and not all that appealing--just the standard "English breakfast" you can get anywhere. I'm not fond of eating baked beans for breakfast, so I was content to get a coffee & bagel at Starbuck's only 1 block away. Surrounding neighborhood was generally well maintained and fairly quiet, and we felt safe at all times. Elevators are tiny and slow, but supposedly being replaced this summer. I would certainly stay here again.
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