Dozens of migrants are living in a hotel with 55 asylum seekers put up for as ...

Dozens of migrants are living in a hotel with 55 asylum seekers put up for as ...
Dozens of migrants are living in a hotel with 55 asylum seekers put up for as ...
Dozens of migrants are living in a plush hotel close to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridges' home in Kensington Palace - with 55 asylum seekers put up for as long as nine months Dozens o f asylum seekers are housed at The Best Western Kensington Olympia  Hotel is closed and putting up 55 migrants, in some cases for up to nine months  The hotel is a short walk from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's residence  Inside, the rooms are equipped with wi-fi, air conditioning and flat-screen TVs 

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Dozens of asylum seekers are being housed in a hotel in one of London's most upmarket postcodes.

The Best Western Kensington Olympia, a short walk from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's residence Kensington Palace, has been closed to paying customers and is instead putting up 55 migrants – in some cases for up to nine months.

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The hotel is nestled in a corner of West London where three-bedroom flats sell for about £1.2 million.

The Mail on Sunday watched on last week as a group of young men gathered outside the hotel casually chatting and smoking together.

The Best Western Kensington Olympia (pictured) has been closed to paying customers and is instead putting up 55 migrants – in some cases for up to nine months

The Best Western Kensington Olympia (pictured) has been closed to paying customers and is instead putting up 55 migrants – in some cases for up to nine months

One strolled out of the building watching a video on an iPad.

Inside, rooms are equipped with wi-fi, air conditioning and flat-screen TVs.

Most of the residents said they did not understand or speak any English. One man named Mosin, 28, who said he was from Iran, told the MoS he had been living in the hotel for more than nine months. 

He said: 'There are 55 of us. We are all refugees. Many of us are waiting to know what will happen to us next.

'We survive here but we are f****** bored. There is nothing to do and we cannot work.'

Another man, who claimed to be from El Salvador,

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