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Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park

4.0 of 5 78-84 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1UH, England (Formerly Royal Sussex Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

I wanted a centrally located hotel for myself and my boyfriend to stay when we booked a weekend away. I saw this hotel and thought despite the reviews saying small rooms we would try it, I was pleasantly suprised by the hotel, it was really easy to find and inside the hotel was modern and fresh. The room however was... More

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devon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

From the outside the hotel did not look as impressive as some of it's neighbours, but once inside it is modern and clean. The rooms are small (and bathrooms smaller) but have everything you need. Our room looked onto a busy road and so we had no option but to keep the windows closed. However, after the air conditioning was... More

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Swindon, Wilts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

Booked through London nights.com, a club room for 2 nights B&B. Wanted somewhere decent to stay without having to break the bank! Very good lolcation in Paddington, only a short walk from main station and tube. We requested an early check in (subject to availability), room was not availabe when we arrived and apologies were given and we were asked... More

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bristol
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

This hotel is a 5 minute walk from Paddington, and a ten minute walk from oxford street. The room was clean, it was small but i expected that., free wifi in the room was a real bonus. The breakfast was good, a selection of pastries, fruit and cooked breakfast buffet. The hotel doesn't have a bar or restaurant, but there... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2009

I stayed here for 3 nights recently for a conference and thought it was ok - a lot better than some london hotels! I originally booked a single room through a discount hotel site but a few days before i travelled, the hotel website offered a double for the same price that included breakfast. My room was very nicely furnished,... More

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UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2009

Several reviewers have now commented on the bizarre practice in this hotel of turning off the air conditioning in rooms between 11pm and 7 AM. We had the misfortune to stay here recently during hot weather - our room was unbearably hot at night , and the window opened to a maximum of 15cm. Sleeping was very difficult. Staff provided... More

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Bryan, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2009

I stayed here for one night, in between flying in to Heathrow and taking a train elsewhere the next day. Since I was both coming in and leaving from Paddington, I wanted something close, and not too expensive, and this was my major reason for choosing this one. The location is good. It's right on the edge of what I'd... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

now in 60-70 GBP range.. one cannot ask for more considering how expensive london is.. its a 5 mnts walk from the Paddington station.. there is a direct train from Heathrow to Paddington so one can take that to avoid any hassles.. its a pretty small hotel.. once on the floor where ur room is.. one has to navigate thru... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2009

A really nice place! The rooms are small, but so are all rooms in London. The rooms were clean and very nicely decorated. The breakfast was exceptionally good! Every morning eggs, toast and fresh fruit salad. The staff was very polite and helpfull. We would definetly stay here again, especially for this rate. You have to look at their website,... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2009

Me and my boyfriend went to London for a couple of days to celebrate his birthday and wanted somewhere to stay that was reasonably central and gave us a good price for B&B. Having trawled through all the favourite hotel sights I found this hotel. Following a review on trip advisor which advised to go directly to the Shaftesbury's website... More

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Address: 78-84 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1UH, England (Formerly Royal Sussex Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park 4*
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