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Central Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   35 Hoop Lane, London NW11 8BS, England
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Ranked #443 of 535 London B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Brough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to start by saying all the reviews for this place are very unfair. I booked a two night stay without reading the reviews, then panicked and called in to cancel my booking based on what I had read. It's true when they say don't believe everything you read. When I called to cancel I mentioned the reviews... More 

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David S, Receptionist at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for taking the time to give us the benefit of the doubt. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. David (reception) More 

Folkestone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked a weekend at this hotel for the 6th to 7th December. When we arrived about 3pm, as that was the check in time, we saw a few people standing outside of the building. It did not take long to learn that they could not get into the hotel. Unbelievable that one can book a room and then... More 

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David S, Receptionist at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathy M, Thank you for your review and I am sorry to hear of the problems that you had. I was away at this time ( I am normally the person who handles weekend reservations) And whoever the person was that should have checked you in etc. let the hotel down. One thing I will mention is that our... More 

Wisbech, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

i am a long term business user of this hotel and I agree it has it's fair share of issues. However many other hotels have similar issues. As with any place you stay you've got to have some street savvy. Lock your room, leave valuables in the safe, and complain to management. You'll likely get a discount and an apology... More 

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David S, Receptionist at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Karl, Many thanks for your positive review and it was always a pleasure seeing you every week. I know that you have now retired, but I hope we will see you from time to time whenever you are visiting London. David (reception) More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very dirty no hot water in the shower no cleaning service in the rooms very noisy hotel if I can call it hotel I payd 35£ a knight for a room of 2m×3m alot smaller then a prison cell very unpleasant hotel staff and the worst of all my wallet and my laptop and my money was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Travelled to london for my brothers cremation . Expecting a normal hotel WRONG. Apart from it being filthy there was screaming shouting and a chanting going on from many guests till i eventually left at 3 in the morn . Had to wake my brothers wife to come get us. They admitted there was awful noise and offered me my... More 

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

So, we prepay via Expedia, for three nights. Cool. Show up the first day at four in the afternoon. Normal working hours, yeah? That's what we thought. But no receptionist. Had the same problem as everybody else- nobody answered the phone, et cetera. No keys for us in the flower pot, either. Ended up going in through a fire escape... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Don't be put off by the horror stories. We stayed at the Central for 2 nights at the end of November. We paid £106 for 2 of us. For £26.50 each per night we had a large room, twin beds, tea and coffee making facilities with plenty of tea/coffee, uht etc. The sheets, I believe, were either laundered or boiled... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

People DO NOT GO THERE is a dump the most orrid and scary place in the world. STAFF is equally rude and lazy. Rooms are out of a horror movie. NO need details trust us please dont waste your money!!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

I booked this very last minute on a Sunday morning for a stay the same day. When I arrived the hotel was locked, I tried the number stuck on the door which was switched off, so I left a message. I waited 20 minutes then called the number on my booking email which took me through to a central res.... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Kind of mixed feelings regarding my recent 2 night stay. At the end of the day it is pretty cheap for London, Zone 3. Room was big enough for the 3 single beds. A wee bit grubby but the sheets were clean on the bed. My mate looked for somewhere to hide valuables and came across a pair of ladies... More 

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Address: 35 Hoop Lane, London NW11 8BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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