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The Windmill

50 High Street | Acton, London W3 6LD, England
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Ranked #376 of 624 Specialty Lodging in London
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Won't be returning. My friend and I wanted a bed to sleep in during our weekend away in London and this was about all we got. It's close to the Acton Underground and Overground and right on the high street, but once you get inside it's another story. You have to walk through the pub (there was a private party... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a run down, ill kept, dark, dingy, dirty hostel ran by a unfriendly woman and her odd staff! We arrived and entered through a nightclub entrance to find the proprietor sat reading the paper, she appeared disinterested in us and our booking! We did not have a print out of our booking so were pointed in the direction... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I attended a wedding here and stayed overnight too. Conveniently located on Clapham Common and just a 5-10 minute walk from Clapham Common Underground, The Windmill is a "boutique" style hotel with most of the bedrooms having been recently refurbished in stylish contemporary style with comfortable beds and crisp white bedding and plump pillows. Rooms have a mini bar and... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

i stayed here the windmill is basic and very clean,the bed was comfy and i had a good nights sleep.breakfast is served near the bar,the coffee was very nice,there was toast and cereals for breakfast,the staff were very friendly and i would stay here again

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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for three nights and everything was fine. Of course it is nothing special but it was the cheapest hotel I found in London and even so it was better than expected. It is located above a pub but it was not a problem during the night. The noise actually came from the street, which seemed... More

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Preston Brook
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Friendly welcome, good spacious room, clean new separate bathroom two flights down, a little noisy. Good area. I recommend Woodys Turkish restaurant down the road. Good place to stay in London cheaply. Close to bus routes and rail, but Tube quite a hike.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I really think the bad reviews must be for some other hotel called The Windmill and not for the hoStel in Acton, which is in terms of facilities and cleanness far better than any other hostel I have stayed at in London. I booked the 4-bed female only dorm. It was a very large room with four single beds in... More

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Madrid
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Disgusting place laundry was everywhere & hairs in bathroom !! You will understand when you visit, this place is NOT GOOD! very rude & unhelpful staff when i arrived for my stay and did not accept payment as with card. very much insist on cash, which is OK, but preferred by card to pay. meals as breakfast NOT included and... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Very nice atmosphere and an extremely helpful and kind staff. Their description of the place is a little bit wrong. No laundry facilities or airport transfer like it said. Also, they only accept cash for payment. Breakfast is included, but you pay for it. So that would not really mean breakfast is included...

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San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This place is cheap because it's a [--]. Power was out in the toilet and shower for 2 days. Not recommended. The only thing good about it was the friendly one eared cat outside. Even when the workers know you are staying there they are still dodgy. There was a homeless lady living there who wondered the halls at night.... More

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Address: 50 High Street | Acton, London W3 6LD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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