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Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

With its own Mediterranean restaurant and just a minute’s walk from South Kensington Underground Station, The Ampersand is a cosmopolitan hotel set in a large Victorian building. The hotel also has a gym and games room. The pillared foyer has a grand staircase lit by an elegant cascading chandelier. The downstairs bar area gives a sophisticated urban feel with its exposed brick arches, and a Science Afternoon Tea menu is available in the hotel’s drawing rooms. Bedrooms at The Ampersand are individually decorated with bold contemporary wallpaper designs and original Victorian features. Each room has a minibar, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and an en suite bathroom. As well as the hotel’s well-equipped gym, guests will have access to information regarding horse riding, private trainers and running routes. Within 2 minutes’ walk of the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Harrods and Hyde Park are just 15 minutes away by foot.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Situated in the real 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

Continental, Vegan, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom :
1 extra-large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.0
High score for London
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Sian
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The staff definitely make this hotel special. One of the doormen was the best ambassador for the hotel. However all the staff were exceptional.
  • Anne
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic very attentive staff, quiet room and very very comfortable bed. Delicious breakfast too. We celebrated a birthday and had a wonderful surprise in the room. We felt very much looked after and pampered.
  • Emma
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Reception team /All staff - helpful, friendly Easy fast check in/check out. Great location perfect for exploring London. Next to tube station and buses. Lots of restaurants nearby Comfortable bed. Quiet room. Will stay again

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Apero Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Facilities of The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Turkish

House rules
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Check-in
From 14:00 to 00:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Check-out
Until 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
Free
Cot upon request
Free
2 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
Free

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Groups
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this hotel
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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Extra beds and baby cots can be requested only for the Deluxe Double Room and are subject to availability. Extra beds must be confirmed by the property directly.

Guests that have booked an advanced purchase rate are required to show the card that was used to make the booking on arrival.

Please note that all credit cards used for booking must be present upon check-in.

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

FAQs about The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

  • Guests staying at The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegan
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World has 1 restaurant:

    • Apero Restaurant

  • Check-in at The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Fitness

  • Room options at The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Suite

  • The Ampersand Hotel - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is 2.3 miles from the centre of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.