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Balham Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
204 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HJ, England
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Ranked #101 of 685 Specialty Lodging in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

yet again, a hotel stating they have free wifi in all rooms. I still can't believe it! As a woman travelling on my own I like to watch Netflix, no chance at Balham Lodge. On the plus side the hotel is clean, a bit frayed round the edges. The staff were very friendly, breakfast ok.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this travel lodge because it was most convenient to where the wedding was being held. On the whole our stay was ok but the room was very basic and extremely hot. But we found the staff to be very obliging and nothing seemed too much trouble we any requests we had.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There are undoubtedly things one could criticise this hotel for; it is a bit tired, the bathroom is too small, the cooked breakfast could have been hotter, but all that would miss the point. In a city where grumpy hoteliers charge sky high prices, it is pleasing to find an hotel where one is greeted with a genuine smile, where... More 

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West Halifax, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Bristol
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75 reviews 75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Stafford
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18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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Cookie081
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 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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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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