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Desk, free WiFi
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The Columbia

3 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKensington Gardens1 min walk
    Popular LocationKensington Palace14 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Albert Hall16 min walk
    AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)38 min drive

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Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Thu, Dec 17 2020 - Thu, Apr 15 2021.

Single Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 107 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Triple Room

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • 193 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Single Beds

Quadruple Room

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Single Beds

Economy Double Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 107 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Twin Room

4/5 guest room rating
  • 150 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Family Triple Room

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • 193 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Double Room

No guest room rating
  • 150 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

London

Located in London's London City Centre neighbourhood, The Columbia is in the city centre and near a metro station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, while Royal Albert Hall and Victoria and Albert Museum are cultural highlights. Natural History Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Lancaster Gate Underground Station is 5 minutes on foot and Queensway Underground Station is 7 minutes.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kensington Gardens - 1 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 6 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 14 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 16 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Lancaster Gate Underground Station - 5 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 9 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Swan - 4 min walk
  • Nipa - 5 min walk
  • Tukdin - 5 min walk
  • Halepi - 5 min walk
  • Flavors Of India - 6 min walk

About this property

The Columbia

3-star London hotel in London City Centre, walk to Kensington Gardens
Along with a bar/lounge, this hotel has coffee/tea in a common area and meeting rooms. Free on-the-go breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 100 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include hairdryers, phones and desks.
The Columbia offers 100 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10 AM
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 4 meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:30 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 17 December 2020 to 15 April 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs and cats only

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Columbia Hotel London
Columbia London
Columbia Hotel
The Columbia Hotel
The Columbia London
The Columbia Hotel London

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Columbia and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Columbia offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Columbia cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Columbia?
As of 11 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Columbia on 16 Apr 2021 start from £75, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Columbia pet-friendly?
Yes, cats and dogs are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Columbia?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at The Columbia?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at The Columbia?
Checkout is at 11:30 AM.
Where is The Columbia located?
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and Queensway. Kensington High Street and Kensington Palace are also within 15 minutes. Lancaster Gate Underground Station is only a 5-minute walk and Queensway Underground Station is 7 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

3.8

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 206 out of 991 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 471 out of 991 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 224 out of 991 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 69 out of 991 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 991 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.5/5

Amenities

3.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
45th wedding anniverssary
excellent service quick check in friendly staff lovely old style hotel with loads of comfort,would certainly go again
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Spacious room , great bath tub, right next to Kensington Gardens and convenient to walk to Paddington Station and underground stations.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

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