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Balham Lodge

204 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HJ, England
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Ranked #65 of 622 Specialty lodging in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 x nights as we could not bear to return to the travelodge at the Balham station and what a difference, for only a few pounds extra. Room was clean, no frills. Breakfast was good. If you plan to stay in Balham than this is the place.We would return in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my hubby And two kids for three nights. The receptionist are so polite and kind. They are always ready to help you. The room is clean, front with windows so even if there's no AC the electric fan was enough. The toilet is always clean. I appreciate the tea/coffee corner because only few b&b provides it. The... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed 3 nights friendly welcoming staff, very nice rooms, you could hear some noise from other guests at night in adjoining but not a major. Limited parking but staff were very accomadating in allowing me to leave my car parked for 3 days. Good food at breakfast, overall a good place to stay.

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Clearwater, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed one night in June and thought the Lodge was very clean and it was just like the pictures on the website. The room was adequate, no frills but all you would need for just a few nights. We were a couple and had twin beds but they were comfortable, it was very breezy and cool, we opened the... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed here for one night while visiting our son in Balham. Good location, friendly staff. Stayed in an attic room which was spotlessly clean, nice decor and comfortable beds. Nice breakfast room but shortage of tables. We came down for breakfast at 8.30 and it was a bit cold by then, shame would have given 5 stars otherwise.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Very close to tube and to my daughter's place. I found the staff of this hotel very helpful. The place was very clean. Nice breakfast room and I appreciated the walk in shower! Nice wooden floor which could be noisy at times with people above my room.

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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

So pleasantly surprised by this charming B&B. Visiting my son in Balham and this was so convenient for the tube and Balham High Street. Sweetly decorated room in keeping with the house. Was on the top floor and no lift but was kindly helped up the stairs with my case. Considering its London thought it was very good value.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

On the plus side the hotel was clean and convenient for our stay. Good to have parking. On the minus - no hot water in the evening, wifi also disappeared mid evening, lots of traffic noise and staff with limited English. Good sized room with tiny shower room. Squeaky bed and some issues at breakfast as there didn't seem to... More

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Corinth, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Easily reached by train, nice quiet neighbourhood, clean room, good bathroom. Very nice staff! 24h receptionist, ok wi-fi, TV in the room. And an excellent breakfast included in the very affordable price. Truly recommendable :-)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here when visiting the area for a family wedding but found it was equally well placed for a trip to central London. Even with luggage, the guest house was within walking distance of Balham station. The room was spotlessly clean and the beds were comfortable. Our room was on the top floor and very quiet. Breakfast was buffet... More

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Address: 204 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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