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Civil Service Club

13-15 Great Scotland Yard, London, England
Civil Service Club
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended an annual dinner of our Walking Club last night. It was a formal three-course dinner. The food is great. The portion is ample and the waiters/waitresses are helpful and polite. After the dinner, we proceeded to the bar downstairs to have a few more drinks before retreating to our room at about 11. The room is clean, warm... More 

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edinburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

as the title says the location cannot be bettered - its central London at it's best however the shower in our room had no water pressure whatsoever and was absolutely no good whatsoever - there was not even a bath so it was impossible to get or fell clean. Room facilities apart from that - bed, coffee making facilities, air... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

On 29th November, I organised a Charity 80's Theme Fancy Disco Party at the Civil Service Club in the iconic Great Scotland Yard on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Staff Association Social,Club. We had 95 guests plus a DJ. We booked the Buffet style menu at the main dining room. As one can imagine it would be quite packed to... More 

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Betchworth, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Civil Service is the place to book in if you are in London for a show or just to visit and not have the hassle of catching the train back home at night. The food is very good and well priced and served up atractively on dazzling plates and the cutlery is gleaming and the glasses sparkling. The wine... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The CSC is always busy no matter the day or time of day and it's easy to understand why. The downstairs area has been modernised giving an airy and fresh feel to it. The toilets have also undergone refurbishment with bottled soap and fast dry hand machines.The upstairs restaurant serves excellent food in a formal setting whilst the bar offers... More 

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Burton upon Trent
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11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have stayed in here for several weeks, both with the family for holiday and by myself for week. The location is excellent, only 2 minute walk from Trafalgar Square. Room are comforable, free TV, free Wifi, aircon, tea and coffee. There is a little noise if you stay in a room at the front, but remember you are in... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Can't beat the location which is a shame the hotel let's itself down. I'm very disappointed in the room and overall facilities. The room has mismatched dark paint and there's a strange smell in the air

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a four night stay over the weekend to go to the Derby (trip organised by the club).Staff could not be more helpful the standard of service of the highest. Ate in the club most days food was well presented and tasty would reccomend it to anyone looking for a central location in London.

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croydon
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Recently visited the club for my dads retirement party and was some what disappointed with different things. The room we had was lovely really set the mood and the food was really lovely. Trying to organise the actual party was a nightmare the staff could not speak full english so trying to ask for different things and explain what we... More 

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Upminster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Although a long-standing Civil Servant and member of the club, it did not occur to me that Tripadvisor would have any great interest since membership is limited to only current and past civil servants. However, following a recent mention and the realisation that potential membership is massive, I take the point that a review is as relevant as those of... More 

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