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109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
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40 Winks
Ranked #14 of 521 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It has now been 8 months since we were opened the door by Mr Carter to his very own universe, but it has left us strong memories, such is the evocative power of his interior design. I still remember bathtime in particular, for the rest much has already been said in the reviews... my main point here is how long... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review!!!! Hope to have you back soon. All best, David More

Miami Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hello travelers and explorers.... I recently had the good fortune to stay two nights at a very unique place: 40 Winks, a boutique hotel in the East part of London. Why is unique? Well...the moment Mr.David Carter opened the door for us...we just entered in another universe...it was like jumping with Alice and the White Rabbit, Pinocchio and of course... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Gosh.... far too kind!!! Lovely to meet you both, and hope to see you back here again in the future. Lots love, David More

Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The second time at 40wink after about a year it was even better than the first time. I had a chance to attend a very special event, a glamorous pyjama party dedicated to stories of the night with a very talented actress who involved all visitors in various stories of love, death, horror and comedy. If you enter 40wings is... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Nicoletta, Lovely to see you again!!! Hope to see you back here again soon. All the very best, David More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My partner and I spent just one night in this enchanting place and whilst I wish we could've stayed longer, the magic of David's home had a huge impact on us even after this short time. We were looking for some escapism from the monotony of London life (we live in London) and I stumbled across this hidden gem. We... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Leonie, Thank you so much for the very kind review!!! It was lovely to meet you both and hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, David More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Fabulous amazing decor... stunning rooms, used a photoshoot.. Owner extremely friendly and helpful :) Gorgeous copper bath! Great location near the tube. If you like interiors, then this is definitely the place for you. The only gripe, as that there was not more sound insulation in the windows. But as a listed building very tricky to do, you are in... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, Thanks for the kind review!!! We are always looking at ways to improve guest experiences, but, as you correctly point out, making changes to a three hundred year old listed house can be challenging. However, we have recently just upgraded the windows in the double room, incorporating special 'acoustic' glass to help reduce any street noise. Hopefully you... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

40 Winks is a pure gem of sheer echoes of childhood and all wisdoms from a by gone era with the foundation strongly placed in comparison to a some what version of punch and Judy on momentary pause suffocated with charm and endless tones of whispering enchantment.   Truly a delightful and very special wonder world of an adults Alice... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Margarita, Thank you so much for the lovely review!!! It was a delight to meet you, and I hope to see you again the next time you are here in London. All the very best, David More

Rosenheim, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

In June 2014 I spend three days at 40 Winks with David. Already when I booked a room, I expected to find a special place, but my expections were far exceeded. To dwell with David, is to enter as in a work of art an become acquainted with the artist. David is a very special Person, creativ, intelligent, warm an... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Christin, Thank you so much for the lovely review!!!! It was a pleasure to have you here, and hope to see you back here again soon. Have a fantastic weekend. Kind regards, David More

Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This review is long, long. LONG overdue; to be honest, I have had trouble crafting the words to describe such a magical place - and I don't toss around the word "magical" often because I find it silly in most contexts, but it's the only way I can begin to describe 40 Winks and David Carter's truly genius command of... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Shelby, Well worth waiting for!!!! What a fabulous review!! Thank you so much for that. Hope to see you sometime later this year. All best, David More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It's the first time I am the only guest in any hotel ! In fact, in 40 winks, you could be almost the only one to enjoy the greatest part of this magical house. I felt like Alice in wonderland, surprised, sometimes intrigued, and inspired. In addition, David has a great sense of hospitality and loves creating high quality relations... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you Delphine for the lovely review!!!! It was a pleasure to meet you too, and I hope to see you back here again in London soon. Have a fantastic Summer. Kind regards, David More

Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany
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27 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a highly individual place close to a bus stop and two tube stations with good working wireless lan in your room. The welcome was a bit strange when you are asked if you are staying in the right place (especially after having payed in advance). The breakfast was basic continental and nothing to lift up your heart. Having... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

It is always a bit odd when someone writes an anonymous review several months after they visited, but while our reviewer may have found us 'peculiar and highly individual', this is exactly how we found him. Quite why he came to stay with us is a mystery... although judging from his comments it was possibly our proximity to public transport... More

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Address: 109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
40 Winks Hotel London
40 Winks London, England

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