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Balham Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
204 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HJ, England
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Ranked #86 of 690 Specialty Lodging in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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West Halifax, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here last September and it was a wonderful , attractive, friendly,convenient place to stay while we visited family and saw London..good value for the $ and lovely people running the place.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Seamless check-in, clean rooms, no noise whatsoever from the trains (but we were on the other side of the building from the tracks), comfortable beds and overall a really good-value stay. It's basic but for a London hotel it was cheap and exactly what we were after.

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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Hiya this was our second visit to Balham Lodge, it was back in October but the system has only just let me put another review on. Second visit very similar to first in many ways, still very clean, the staff were very helpful - we needed to change rooms part way through our stay as we booked late and they... More 

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18 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I stayed in this hotel recently while visiting relatives in Balham. It was very reasonably priced for London and situated about ten minutes walk from Balham Tube and Railway Stations which was very convenient for travel around London. Our room was very clean with a well appointed bathroom. Staff at the reception were very pleasant and helpful. I would certainly... More 

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21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We wanted to stay in the Streatham/Tooting area and chose Balham Lodge due to its reviews on Trip Advisor, it was everything previous reviewers have reported, not in the same league as Claridges but friendly and very clean. The bedrooms are arranged over a number of flights of stairs so guests with mobility problems need to ask for a room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We we're in London for sort of extended weekend. We chose Balham Lodge because of good reviews on internet and for reasonable price. And we weren't disappointed. Clean, super friendly, decent breakfast, on a peaceful place. Not much of a traffic noises or other interferences. Only a ten(ish) minute walk to train and underground station, where deaparts regular trains to... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Friendly staff, well priced and not far from the center of London, next to a nice park, if you like to take a morning jog, ideal! Takes 10 mins to walk to the underground or overground station (Balham) Train 15 mins to Victoria, 35 mins with underground to Leicester Square. The area (Balham) has lots of nice restaurants and bars... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
16 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Stayed for one night as had a night out in London near by. The receptionist didn't give us a great welcome and hardly said two words to us. Room was very small but expected that. Breakfast was a bit of a let down seemed like no love went into the food and again the staff here didn't welcome us -... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Reasonably priced, friendly welcome and very clean all round. Ensuite bathroom clean, though could do with new shower head. Excellent breakfast and fresh coffee - none of the instant stuff oh no. Practical and 10 minute walk from the station.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Was in Balham for a birthday party and chose this guest house because of the reviews on trip advisor.. Very satisfied with our stay. A beautiful building, with lots of character and charm. Spotlessly clean. Stayed in room 9 at the front of the building on our first night, then another family member had a single room, number 14. Some... More 

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