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Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London

5-star5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
16 Sumner Place, London, England, SW7 3EG, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Natural History Museum
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
Location
Great location
Vibe
Awesome vibe
Amenities
Great amenities
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast

Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London

  • Standard Single Room
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Room
  • Luxury Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Room (The Summer)

What’s around Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London

Landmarks

  • In London City Centre
  • Natural History Museum - 5 min walk
  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 7 min walk
  • Imperial College London - 9 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 14 min walk
  • Harrods - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 33 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 80 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 25 min drive
  • London Imperial Wharf Station - 4 min drive
  • Kensington (Olympia) Station - 5 min drive
  • London Victoria Rail Station - 5 min drive
  • South Kensington Underground Station - 2 min walk
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station - 8 min walk
  • West Brompton Underground Station - 19 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 41 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London’s small print

Also known as

  • Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels Hotel
  • Number Sixteen Hotel
  • Number Sixteen Hotel London
  • Number Sixteen London
  • Number Sixteen London, England
  • Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels London
  • Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels Hotel London

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 60.00 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 18 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London

  • Are pets allowed at Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • What is there to do near Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels?
    Recommended spots to visit include Natural History Museum (5-min walk) and Victoria and Albert Museum (7-min walk), along with Imperial College London (9-min walk) and Royal Albert Hall (14-min walk).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Zetland Arms (1-min walk), The Hummingbird Bakery (1-min walk), and La Bouchee (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 116 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Number 16 is spectacular.
Number 16 is a very unique and special stay in London. They take great care to make guests feel welcome and valued and the property is so beautiful and inspiring.
Denise, us8 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Number Sixteen
Number Sixteen is in a great location near the tube and some lovely cafes and watering holes and shops.The staff are very attentive and will answer your every call. They were PERFECT. I do think the structure needs a tweaking, not in its appearance, but in its infrastructure. I got a cold and needed a HOT shower; I made do with the lukewarm showers the previous days. The evening I felt ill, when I needed that HOT shower most of all, it wasn't there. By the next day, someone had looked at it and the problem was solved. So, whatever threw off the boiler before I arrived at Number Sixteen should have been looked into before the next set of guests arrived, which happened to be me. I've stayed at this hotel before. So this was surprising. I think the adjustments must be made to insure all systems are functioning optimally before new guests arrive in order to keep up with the high standards that Number Sixteen sets for itself. Otherwise, I enjoyed my stay at Number Sixteen.
CAROLE M., us6 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
A 5Star hotel it is not
I stayed at #16 when it was a B&B and liked the discreet, homely feeling. Continental breakfast came with the stay and was served in the room back then. It has changed ownership and management and expended into a boutique hotel. the discreet and homely ambiance remaied, and the new owner seems very focused on its visual appeal and gave the hotel a unique touch. I would suggest that more focus should be placed on its infra-structure, e.g. the plumbing and heating system and the amenities, if she wants to claim the hotel as a 5Star hotel. It is not good when the boiler broke down so the guest was deprived of a hot shower in winter. It is not pleasant when the heating unit does not automatically make adjustment so that it was either too warm or too cold in the room. Granted that the staff tried very hard to make amends with small gifts, I believe that the customer would prefer basic amenities, like a consistently well regulated heating system, a hot shower when desired, and free bottled water available instead of rationing it to a 330ml bottle per day! Those are basic requirements to be considered in a 5Star hotel.
amy, us6 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Style and comfort!
Beautiful hotel and accomodating staff made for a pleasant stay!
Anthony, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Extremely fashionable. Service was friendly and sharp. Great stay
Mark, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
An amazing hotel. Missing the amazing sheets! The rooms were not huge, but beautiful. We will hopefully be back soon!
Tracy, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great Hotel
Number Sixteen is one of my favorite Firmdale Hotels; quite boutique hotel and the staff is very accommodating and nice!
Scott, us3 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice boutique hotel in South Kensington
Very nice, small hotel in a great location and convenient to the South Kensington tube stop. The standard room is very small and there is no room to open your luggage completely. Very well designed. I asked for an upgrade to a larger room and hotel accommodated my request for a fee. Very clean and friendly staff.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It was a pleasant stay.
us3 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
When I booked this stay it included breakfast; but when I got there it was only Continental; additional charges applied if you wanted eggs, etc. I was not the only guest that was misrepresented. At checkout they did take the charges off. The wait staff is the restaurant is slow, so don't be in a hurry! Love Firmdale properties and have stayed in others; this was not my favorite.
Scott, us7 night business trip

Number Sixteen Hotel, Firmdale Hotels, London

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