We used this as a base for a couple of days in London recently. The price was much better than others in central london. The hotel was clean and hassle free. Literally a few seconds from the tube stations or 5 minutes in a cab from westminster.
Although it was really central didn't hear any noise and got a good nights sleep both nights.
Clean room, comfortable bed. Opposite the elevators so little bit of noise but didn't disturb my sleep. Good location, convenient, quick check out and check in. Very good value for money. They can't store any luggage for you if you arrive early or want to store it after check-out, which is a shame- only negative thing about the hotel (I guess they have no spare space). There is also no communal area to sit Overall great experience.
The Hotel was ideal for what we wanted and a fabulous location. The only criticism I would have is .... only one bar of soap ( no shower gel, shampoo etc ) and no hairdryer! Having travelled down to London on the train I tried to travel 'Light' and assumed there would be a hairdryer in the room. Panic Panic Panic.... No hairdryer. The rooms were basic but were suitable for our stay as you don't go to London to spend all your time in your room! Bit basic but would stay again no problem (and take my hairdryer with me).
We've stayed in some very expensive hotels and plenty of more affordable ones and very often, as in this case, the affordable ones provide spectacular value for money. We parked for free (after 11am on a Saturday) within feet of the entrance, we were greeted by very professional and well presented reception staff to guide us through the options of our stay. Our room was easy to find and spotlessly clean with tea making facilities. We forgot our phone charger but the TV had a USB port we could use the car charger in. We had plenty of room to change into our glad rags then went off to an event at the Gherkin which is about a 5 minute walk away. We got back and slept well in the very comfortable beds - there was no noise from other rooms and you can open the window a crack for air. Checkout is a very civilised 12pm but we had breakfast there first... I'm not sure I would bother with that again - I think you'd need to eat an awful lot of it to make it worth while although having the option is great especially after a boozy night before. We met several staff from all areas of the hotel and they were ALL well presented, polite and proficient in their roles. If you're going to a "do" in the city this is an excellent hotel choice - no point in spending hundreds of pounds for a couple of hours sleep and a hangover!
Was charged 8 times on my card by receptionist who was negligent, rude and unapologetic. Street noise and window that would not close made sleep impossible. No towels in room. Beds very narrow and uncomfortable. An unpleasant experience.
Hotel in good location. Close to station. Number of cafes and restaurants nearby.
Hotel basic but clean. Bed comfy. Problem getting shower curtain to stop water getting to rest of bathroom. I had room in "basement" so had problems with train and traffic noise.
Pleasant staff at check-in and check-out, easy process. Also, an automated check-in machines available.
Spacious bedroom and shower.
Negative item was a not appealing window.
Equipment basic but more than sufficient for one night stay after a Christmas party.
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