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36 Gillingham Street, London SW1V 1HU, England (Victoria)
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Goldsmid House
Ranked #100 of 622 Specialty lodging in London
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belgrade, Serbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the location of the hotel is brilliant. It's just a few minutes walk from Victoria, one of the biggest tube/train/coach stations in London. It is also within a walking distance of Buckingham Palace and (if you fancy a 20 minute walk) Trafalgar Square. There is a Sainsbury's supermarket just down the road and a Pret A Manger... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was perfect, except that I would have preferred a single room on the upper floors. There was no airconditioning and no fan, so the room would be rather stuffy during summer. I had to open the windows for ventilation, and from the windows, you get a view of the open grounds where people would sit on the benches,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

As accommodation rates are skyrocketing throughout London, it is good to know that there is a way out when traveling on a budget. Goldsmid House is such a way: no frills, but a comfy bed and a clean room (en-suite for a surcharge). Also, the location is really convenient... I would definitely return...

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Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I stayed here for 9 days before my dorm opened up for the term, and it was a nice, comfortable and clean room in a building with a solid location. Overall Goldsmid House is a 5 minute walk from Victoria Station and the many tube links it offers, it is within 20 minutes walking of Buckingham Palace, and there are... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Centrally located and only 2 mins from Victoria Station, this is a great deal for around 40 odd quid a night. Very clean and has security gates (just make sure you remember to lock your door all of the time even when stepping out for a few minutes to the kitchen). As others have said, very good basic student accommodation... More

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Leeds, England
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

For £48 per night I got a comfy bed (yes it was basic, but comfy), wardrobe, internet via ethernet, my own bathroom, and equipped kitchen. Bed linen, towel and a bar of soap was provided. You can't beat the location walking distance to the Kings Road and Picadilly. Victoria tube and buses with multitude of destinations right on your doorstep.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

As others have said, Goldsmid House is cheap (£45 per night), spotlessly clean, basic accommodation, and really useful to have fridges, crockery, cutlery, ovens, kettle, etc in the kitchen It's in a great location - 5 minutes from Victoria, big Sainburys within 100 yards, and 15-20 nice restaurants plus pubs within a 5-minute walk radius. It was hot internally -... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011 via mobile

Very good value when staying in city centre. I was traveling on my own and wasn't looking for anything other than a place to sleep and keep my stuff. Pay laundry and 24 hr security were a plus, friendly front desk. Rooms could have been more spotless, but I considered them clean and in good condition. Bed had a cheap... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Goldsmid House are dorm rooms for University College London, that are opened up in the summer for visitors (not just students -- people of all ages). It's basically a single en-suite room, 8 rooms per floor, with a shared kitchen. The room decor is very basic, and I ended up buying my own big pillows nearby at Argos for £14... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

Stayed here in June 2010 for a long weekend. Check in was easy and staff very friendly. Secure but not cumbersome entry. Rooms were basic but clean and spacious; couldn't expect more considering the price. Good location as it's only a few mins walk from Victoria station and shops/restaurants.

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Address: 36 Gillingham Street, London SW1V 1HU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Victoria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Goldsmid House London, England

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