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The William IV

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   786 Harrow Road, London NW10 5JX, England
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Ranked #311 of 535 London B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014
Wilalb Bergamo, Italy
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bergamo, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed at the William for the second time at the end of September 2014. We loved it the first time around, huge well decorated room, beautiful terrace with cemetery view, good breakfast and overall very convenient location if you know a little bit how to move around London. Maybe not for first timers.... I believe they might have change... More

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

After many years of using the William IV for overnight stays when visiting friends on nights out in the area, this will now be the last time. We used to get a room for £45, which was great value. Now however they are charging £85. This might not seem bad , but we were put in room 3. The door... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There are three big pluses for this B & B. It's within walking distance of my daughter's home, it's only a couple of miles from my favourite bridge club and it's very inexpensive by London standards. If, however, you are expecting to stay at a pub, forget it, the pub only opens for Friday and Saturday evenings. If you're expecting... More

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25 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After visiting Kensal Green cemetery we thought we'd pop in for lunch. Pleasant large bar/lounge quiet for Sunday but it was around 3pm decided to have something to eat ignoring elderly lady at next table who was telling staff how unhappy she was with her roast lamb. Could only have roast of the day and for vegetarian was roasted vegetables!... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I needed to be in London for work at short notice We needed to drive so specifically called the hotel to ask about parking. We were told there was street car parking so we decided to book. On arrival we found max stay was 2 hours, at a price of £4. When we asked the hotel about... More

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Me and my wife had booked the Will IV through laterooms.com. We had tickets for the Eminem concert in Wembley and Will IV looked like the right place to stay as it was only 15 minutes away from the stadium. We had a very warm welcoming when we arrived , the room was very tastefully decorated and overall pretty clean.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were travelling in London through a travel agency that booked us to stay here. It was terrible. Our room looked NOTHING like any of the pictures. Our shower only had hot water so we took scalding hot showers and the room smelled like a toilet. We figured out that if we kept the toilet lid shut, it reduced the... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I booked this hotel 5 days in advance through LateRooms.com, had immediate email confirmation and confirmed by telephone. When I arrived to check in I was told that my room had been cancelled by a third party booking agent EVIIVO. No explanation was offered and my entire trip was ruined. Very distressed with the whole experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This truly is a hidden gem, its located along a quite road. The service from the members of staff, the bar is a plus, the rooms are spacious, clean and newly refurbished. We really enjoyed our stay once again and we will be back.

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Il Gzira, Malta
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It was a rainy night. I had advised the personnel through email that I would arrive late evening (it was 9pm), but never received a reply once my deposit had been cashed in. After long hours travelling, I finally reached the guest house only to find it completely barricaded. So I tried knocking on the door of the bar next... More

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bm202, Manager at The William IV, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to apologise on behalf of William IV for the negative experience this guest felt they had with us, and as the manager working that evening I would especially like to apologise to to this guest that they did not feel welcome here at William IV, and would like to reassure you that this is... More

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Additional Information about The William IV

Address: 786 Harrow Road, London NW10 5JX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The William IV 4.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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