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Combining the elegance of English tradition with the comforts of 21st century living, the John Howard Hotel is a perfect place to relax. Located on a peaceful tree-lined Kensington boulevard, it is in easy reach of the West End, Earl's Court and the City, with fantastic shopping in easy walking distance.

 
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22 minutes walk
 
 
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To book the Best Western John Howard Hotel by phone, call the telephone booking department on 020 7420 4953. The hotel reservations call centre is open seven days a week from 8am until 11pm (UK time) seven days a week. From United Kingdom call 020 7420 4953

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Best Western John Howard Hotel is in the London neighbourhood of South Kensington

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Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Best Western John Howard Hotel
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Best Western John Howard Hotel
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