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Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa

#244 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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34 Lombard Road | Falcon Wharf, London SW11 3RF, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Where do I start????? It was my girlfriends birthday this weekend and as expected I would take her away. As per usual I left everything to the last minute so went to groupon to see what was there for ideas. I Booked the £169 deal for rafayel hotel for 2 people with the 3 course meal. I paid £50 extra... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Rafayel twice over the last month and found the hotel provided value at a reasonable cost for London. Although Battersea is slightly removed from the action of central London, the hotel is conveniently located next to a bus stop (No. 170) and 10 minutes walk from Clapham Junction Underground and National Railway station. In fact... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked a room to stay here on a Thursday evening. The pictures and the marketing material on the website looked great....this couldn't be further from the truth of my visit! My first impression upon entering my cramped room was the view of a brick wall and delivery area for lorries and workman. The sunlight amd daylight was barely able... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated, modern large rooms with the best bathroom I have ever stayed in. Large walk in shower and a large bath with a tv at the end of it, fantastic. Nice restaurant with lively views of the Thames. Slightly too far out off the centre for us but there is a complimentary taxi that takes you into Clapham.

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Malcolm_Bass, Manager at Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you once again for your valuable comments. We look forward to welcome you at the ‘Rafayel’ again and assure you of our best at all times. Kind Regards The Management More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's no wonder this hotel is 5*. The location, the views, the staff, the bedrooms and the restaurant, absolutely superb. Stayed here whilst going to Wimbledon, we couldn't have asked for more, evening meal was superb, and 50% off if you have 2 courses, great wine list but for me, the staff make this hotel special. Eco friendly in every... More 

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Malcolm_Bass, Manager at Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you once again for your valuable comments. We look forward to welcome you at the ‘Rafayel’ again and assure you of our best at all times. Kind Regards The Management More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and relaxing SPA, even though Steam room was getting very hot in every 2 mins, Jacuzzi was amazing. Relaxing Lounge was very relaxing. We had food in the restaurant, I must say it was the best food I have ever had in my life. they serve indian and thai and the taste of both was yummy but bit pricey

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great value for a 4*hotel at £25 'ish set charge for the buffet. Lots of choice of dishes in a nice environment with very good staff. Be careful of the drink prices though as they're expensive with a standard bottle of Sauvignon Blanc at a hefty £32.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is a mess from the front door with messy construction and many people working getting little done. The rooms are really nice but when you step out the hallways are a mess, the doors are beat up scratched up, the restaurant is poorly managed and run and the breakfast is disorganized. You can tell there were a lot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rafayel hotel was gorgeous in the sense of how clean it was and how stunning our room was, we were very impressed with this- the bar and reception area was also amazing in the sense of how it looked. As said previously the room really wowed me and my partner it was stunning. However the only slight downfall about this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes to return to a place and it is not the same, no it wasn't, it was even BETTER! The food and cocktails got our weekend of to a lovely start. Spotlessly clean rooms are a must for us, especially the bathroom. I don't use the word perfect lightly but it honestly was and we can't wait to return. It's... More 

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Malcolm_Bass, Manager at Rafayel on the Left Bank - Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. Your feedback is much appreciated. Thank you once again for your valuable comments. We look forward to welcome you at the ‘Rafayel’ again and assure you of our best at all times. Kind Regards The Management More 

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