We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 522 London B&Bs / inns

Goodwood Hotel

38-40 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Goodwood Hotel to your Saves list
Goodwood Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
4%
Ranked #451 of 522 London B&B and Inns
  • Overview
  • Reviews (73)
  • Photos (41)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (15)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

73 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    1
    2
    11
    8
    51
See reviews for
8
24
6
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Rockhampton, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location extremely convenient, both to Russell Square and Kings Cross / St Pancras Station - perfect for Eurostar. Service was helpful. Room small but clean & adequate. Shared bathroom was fine. Motel was quiet.

Review collected in partnership with BudgetPlaces

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before even arriving at the hotel, we had called to see if they could store our luggage before check-in (something very standard of most hotels one would think). After they declined our request (should've been the first red flag), we waited around the area in one of the parks until 2 o'clock. After enter the dingy establishment, we were waiting... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled to England from Canada and booked this "hotel" online before arriving. First off, it is very cheap. For 2 people it was 210 pounds for 3 nights. Very good location, walking distance to Euston Stn. It was more of a hostel rather than a hotel. It was under construction when we were there, we were awakened by 10-15 Indian... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 young female Australians, we booked before we got to London. Upon first impression, doesn't look too bad, had to pay money upfront before seeing the room, big mistake. Rooms are nothing like the website, very false advertising. Ongoing renovation works, plaster falling off the walls, very dirty, disorganised, very strong curry smell. Hotel is run by a group of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Goodwood Hotel would be honestly better to set more realistic expectations, if it were to turn around it's poor trip advisor reviews and proactively deal with situations like mine, where we (four business people) simply just walked out of the hotel having paid £400 deposit for 4 rooms. We later went on that evening to spend £250 each for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
hertfordshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I'm a london taxi driver lookin 2 spend a night in london but without payin top london prices,so this hotel was perfect for this reason !! Great positioning ,cheap clean no frills ......this place ain't the ritz but if ur payin hostel money I don't think u could do better...... It's 2 easy to criticise so I won't !!! Be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

On arrival I was informed our booking wasn't available due to them over booking can even though they sorted us someone where at a different hotel the whole situation was unconvinent and not ideal.i feel I won't be using this site again due to maybe that could of been the problem how the double booking took place

Review collected in partnership with BudgetPlaces

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cannock
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this hotel last night, worst hotel I've ever stayed in, 5flights of stairs to get to the room, booked a double room and no way was it a double room, the bed was like a prison bed! Cramped for space and the cleanliness was shocking! Stay away from here!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

In one word...its terrible...however, the manager was cordial. Please think twice to book at this hotel. Apparently, seems that the room rate is low but once you are there you will agree that it should be within GBP 20. The photos that they deliver is totally fake. The rooms are fit for pets.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Norwich, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

On arrival, the owner was very nice and helpful but he asked for payment upfront, before viewing it?! We refused until we saw it for ourselves as he told us before we arrived that our "executive" room was water damaged, we were shown to a smelly, damp, nasty room in the basement and quickly asked to see an alternative. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Goodwood Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Goodwood Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Goodwood Hotel

Address: 38-40 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Budget Places and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Goodwood Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Goodwood Hotel London, England

41 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (39)
Viewed
Room/suite (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (13)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in London with
any amenities

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Goodwood Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer