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Featuring ultra-chic interiors and private grounds, Number Sixteen offers glamorous accommodations 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 color. All rooms at Number Sixteen are air-conditioned and feature flat-screen satellite TV. Some rooms have French windows leading onto a small balcony.

Afternoon tea is served all day at the hotel, and can be enjoyed on the grounds, 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. On the Picadilly, Circle and District lines, the hotel is close to Underground services to many parts of the city.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels has been welcoming guests since Jun 1, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few hours
  • We need 2 Queen Beds for 2 Guests in 1 Room
    We will be able to provide twin beds (2 single beds) in any of our Deluxe Rooms and the Sumner Room
    Answered on March 8, 2021
  • Do you have lift to this room ?
    We have Deluxe Rooms located on all floors of the hotel, most of them with lift access but some of them are accessible via a staircase (only one floor...
    Answered on February 26, 2022
  • Do the single rooms have a shower only - thank you
    Yes they do only have a walk in shower. Kind regards, Lyndsey
    Answered on February 5, 2020
  • Hello do you still offer single/twin rooms (1 person)? I seem unable to book them now, no matter what dates I put in. Thanks!
    Good evening, Thank you for your message. Yes, we do have Single (8 square meters, single bed) and Queen (10 square meter, queen bed) rooms, subject ...
    Answered on August 8, 2022
  • Hi how far away is the hotel to Hyde Park please? Regards Suzanne.
    Dear Suzanne, We are approximately a 10/15 minute walk from Hyde Park. Best wishes, Lyndsey
    Answered on January 16, 2021
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1 Restaurant On Site


Amenities of Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
£60 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
£60 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that extra beds and cots can only be accommodated in the Deluxe Double Room and the Deluxe King Room.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels

  • Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels has 1 restaurant:

      • Orangery

    • Guests staying at Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels is 2.3 miles from the center of London.

    • The prices at Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels by:

      • Car 50min

    • Room options at Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels include:

      • Triple
      • Double
      • Single

    • Check-in at Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.