Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels

Rated 9.2 in 315 reviews. 41 rooms.


Number Sixteen is situated in the heart of lively South Kensington close to the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and V&A Museum. It has its own tree-filled private garden where the Orangery is perfect for dining, relaxing or entertaining.

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

Afternoon tea is served all day at the hotel, and can be taken in the garden, 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. Located on the Picadilly, Circle and District lines, the hotel has easy Underground links to many parts of the city.

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Number Sixteen, Firmdale Hotels

  1. The Hummingbird Bakery

    Their Red Velvet cupcake is a MUST try ❤

    44 m from hotel
    47 Old Brompton Rd.

  2. Muriel's Kitchen

    I tried so many different italian restaurants in London, but couldn't find better than their lasagna! Definitely worth trying ... من افضل اللازانيات الي جربتها بلندن مع ان المطعم مو اختصاصه ايطالي

    133 m from hotel
    1-3 Pelham St

  3. Boujis

    Pretty small place but one of London's institutions. Door policy is quite annoying so better know someone. Tuesday "Rock Star" night is legendary!

    164 m from hotel
    43 Thurloe St

  4. Tombo

    Fantastic bento, give them a shot!

    243 m from hotel
    29 Thurloe Place

  5. Crémerie Crêperie

    😋😍😍😍 yummy Nutella Crepe and vanilla ice cream

    258 m from hotel
    2-6 Exhibition Rd.

  6. Natural History Museum

    Opened in 1881, the museum facade uses terracotta tiles which were resistant to the soot of Victorian London. The largest of the famous dinosaur skeletons in the central hall is a diplodocus.

    384 m from hotel
    Cromwell Rd

  7. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

    The V&A is the world’s largest museum of decorative art and design and holds 4.5 million objects. Henry Cole, the museum’s first director, printed the world’s first Christmas card in 1843.

    450 m from hotel
    Cromwell Rd

  8. Science Museum

    Much of the collection was inherited from the Museum of Patents (est 1858) and includes early locomotives such as Stephenson’s Rocket and Puffing Billy, and the first jet engine.

    480 m from hotel
    Exhibition Rd

  9. Aubaine

    Best egg florentine in ENTIRE london

    485 m from hotel
    260-262 Brompton Rd

  10. L' Opera

    Hot chocolate to die for😩💘

    0.6 km from hotel

  11. Royal Albert Hall

    The acoustics here were once so bad, it was said this was the only venue where a composer could be sure of hearing his work twice. It was corrected in 1969 by putting diffusing discs on the ceiling.

    0.9 km from hotel
    Kensington Gore

  12. Hyde Park

    Hyde Park was a favourite venue for duellists in the 18th and 19th century, including the brutal 1712 duel between the Duke of Hamilton and Lord Mohun in which they hacked each other to death.

    1.8 km from hotel
    Serpentine Rd