Ambassadors Hotel

Address: 16 Collingham Road, London, England, SW5 0LX, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This 3 star hotel, located in the Knightsbridge/Earl's Court/Kensington area of London, is near Seven Dials, Baden-Powell House, Queen Elizabeth II Great Court, and Christie's South Kensington.
Map this hotel


Photos of Ambassadors Hotel

    View all photos

      Historical Traveler Reviews Ambassadors Hotel London

      Great location, poor facilities and service


      The location is excellent: quiet but still near various tube stations. On the other hand, the rooms are small and somewhat dirty. The service is plain poor: the cleaning lady left my door unlocked a couple of times, the congierges seemed a bit bored of their lives, the keycards failed to work...

      Health hazzard


      Totally disgusting hotel. The room was cramped, dirty and had bedbugs and fleas. It's a health hazard and I am going to report it to local authorities.

      Good Value


      Close to Earl's Court tube, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum. Room was adequate, but got a good rate at 63 GBP which includes continental breakfast & daily paper.



      Disaster from start to finish. The heating and hot water were not working so we were moved to another hotel "nearby" which was miles from where we needed to be, dirty, small and unpleasant.

      The staff at the Ambassadors were unhelpful, unapologetic and rude. They had a complete unappreciation for the inconvenience they were causing and when we complained about the "new" hotel they completely ignored every point we made and washed their hands of us.

      This place is a disgrace to the whole hotel industry in England.

      Avoid at all costs.

      You get what you pay for!!


      Overall, this hotel wasn't too bad, given the low rates. However, I would hardly rank this as a 3-star hotel. The single bedroom is literally a tiny little box and the shower barely gives you space to move, so I wouldn't recommend it to anyone who suffers from claustrophobia!! Breakfast offered a decent continental selection. The location is probably this hotels best feature. It is within walking distance of the Earls Court and Gloucester Road stations.

      No hot water and no heating


      the heating wasn't working there was no hot water and the staff said it wasn't their fault. every time the wind blew hard the window blew open. No compensation or even aplogies offered. In it's favour it was at least clean and in easy walking distance of the underground station.



      Moldy ceilings, loose windows, graffiti, unbearable heating, dirty carpets, bad service at the juice bar, and they like to overbook rooms to ensure they get their money.

      What the hell was this?


      Room was dirty. Toilet was the ugliest ever seen, no toilet seat.

      Service was terrible at first. After many complaints we got a new room, freshly refurbished. That was o.k. Breakfast was a catastrophy. No bread, dirty dishes, no service a.s.o. Hotel is not to be recommended.

      At least not a single star worth.

      Service was great, hotel is dated


      Area is great close to tubes. Staff was very helpful with directions, suggestions, confirmations, cab service, tour bookings.

      Hotel has a great English breakfast.

      Rooms are small and dated but clean.

      The cafe was clean, service and food were great.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Ambassadors Hotel London

      2.50 of 5 stars Fair

      Travel Blogs from London

      Max's UK Odyssey

      A travel blog entry by mnkschultz on Oct 08, 2014

      1 comment, 47 photos

      ... lost us time and time again because of his detailed knowledge about almost anything. But particularly battles, wars & beheadings. Also when we pulled into a city or village for lunch the detail we would get about every place to visit & dine frequently left us wondering. But he was good. Most days we had the same bus driver, Alan, who was an oldish (but not as old as me) rotund pleasant man & very skilled driver. We all felt very safe all of the time. A couple ...

      Ipads are rude

      A travel blog entry by raymarietinetti on Jul 22, 2014

      25 photos

      ... focal length (wider angle) lens on and struggled to focus through the bars of the fence – it preferred to focus ON the fence. Once I changed to my telephoto lens this was less of a problem.

      The old guard and the new guard march out into the forecourt of the palace and do lots of "Attention, Stand at Ease, Present Arms, Shoulder Arms" type stuff. Then a band marched in (all 3 troops in red uniforms with Busby hats). The ...

      Getting to know London

      A travel blog entry by sa.hurley on Jul 02, 2014

      4 comments, 23 photos

      ... been used for a royal wedding. Changing of the guard happens at 11.30. We are walking thru St James Park and on to the Mall to be there early. Amazing Buckingham Palace. I asked a policeman for the best spot to watch and we got into position. My friendly husband chats to everyone he meets and finds an American who in Stuarts opinion is worse than him with cars as he is taking photos of them all. We love all the pomp and ceremony. Stuart has the map ...

      Ins: Jessie and Pilko, Outs: Mark and Debs,

      A travel blog entry by nickandjulie on May 04, 2014

      1 comment

      ... and piles of washing, Thursday and the weekend were rather eventful.

      On Thursday night, Julie went into town to catch up with Jessie (remember Jessie Burney from last week’s stories) and she is our first guest to have sleepovers at 385 Durnsford Rd. We pulled out the fold-out couch nervously, as we weren’t sure what state it would be in. Turns out, it was better than we thought. Like most fold outs, they usually have a nasty slope ...

      Another Saturday Night

      A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor on Nov 09, 2013

      ... fallen in love with it again- Jarod as a gigolo- bloody amazing!

      Ummm yea other than that we literally did nothing except to leave the house to buy food.

      Poor Laurence... we are such a let down for him.. I did let him watch some episodes of The Pretender though... I am a pretty good sister sometimes. ...