We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
You added 40 Winks to your Saves list
109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
Hotel amenities
40 Winks
Ranked #11 of 538 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in London
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

161 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    141
    14
    2
    2
    2
See reviews for
5
64
50
25
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (161)
  • Mar-May only
    (36)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (36)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (56)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (33)
All months
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What can i say about 40 winks that hasn't already been said! I only wish we could have stayed longer to experience more of the unique atmosphere in this tranquil and beautifully adorned fairy tale of a hotel. I say hotel, actually its much more than that. Each room has its own individual story to tell, all with seemingly magical... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Matt, Wow!!! What an amazing review!!! Thank you so much for that... beautifully written! Look forward to seeing you and Lizzie back here again soon. Have a great week. All best, David More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you step inside 40 Winks, and place your shoes in the hallway, you realise this is a place like no other! There is a magical quality and opulent theatricality about 40 Winks, yet it still retains a homely feel. David is a wonderful raconteur. His home is beautiful and luxurious.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review!!!! Hope to see you back here soon. Kind regards, David More 

Portland, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

A quirky, away from the world, Boutique Home......yet on the Main Street.......in the East End!!....so much to explore...restaurants to surpass the West End.......really an experience to keep secret in order that one may book at leisure. Hospitality is second to none.....David is a gentle, kind and very interesting, even intriguing man. The feeling of being at home comes to mind,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thank you for the lovely review!!! Hope to see you back here again soon.... have a fabulous 2015. Kind regards, David More 

Blackrock, Dublin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Situated just a few minutes from Stepney Green and Whitechapel Tubes, this 'micro' boutique hotel is a gem of a bolthole. David's home is warm, calm and inviting, his lovely manner and great chat is as much of a feature of the place as the stunning interior design and it's located next door to a cool cinema and numerous great... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review!!!! Look forward to seeing you back here again soon... All best, David More 

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We Londoners are demanding. We want to be entertained, but we want the location, the venue and the act all to be secret. Now, we just want to stay in; but just not at our own house and still be entertained. David Carter, the owner of East London’s boutique hotel – 40 Winks, is the perfect character to host an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks for the very kind review!!! Anyone interested in attending our famous Bedtime Story Nights should email us at reservations@40winks.org. We are just finalising the programme for 2015, and are shortly going to be releasing details on our new Saturday Super Salons... a spoiling afternoon of tea, cake and enlightenment!! More 

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

There is much to discover within the delightful interiors of 40Winks ~ from the entrance, throughout the house and in the magical garden, everywhere ~ is a pleasure to be. David Carter is kind, interesting and most helpful, an attentive host and wonderful conversationalist. I very much enjoyed a six night stay in David's beautiful home and always felt pleasure... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Thanks so much for the very kind review!!! It was lovely to meet you, and I do hope you will come back and stay with us again. Have a fabulous Christmas. Kind regards, David More 

London, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I’ve just come back from a delectable staycation at 40 Winks, London. This elegant and eccentric boutique B&B is the home and work of David Carter, Interior Designer. What took me by complete surprise was that in no way did I want to leave and use 40 Winks as just “the place to stay overnight”. I wanted to melt into... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Tilly, Thanks for the lovely review.... look forward to seeing you again soon!! Have a great weekend. All best, David More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What a wonderful little hotel! 40 Winks is ideal for those who want to escape mainstream and experience a stay beyond the ordinary. David Carter is a perfect host, providing guests with a unique and beautiful home as well as lots of information on things worth discovering, be it markets, exhibitions, cafes, restaurants etc. I will definitely return.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review.... very pleased that you enjoyed your time here so much. Hope to see you back here again soon!!! All best, David More 

Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is wonderful it is very quirky but beautiful, the decor is lovely our room was so beautiful, the bathroom was great. David a most wonderful host so happy to help us with information about were to eat and places to visit hope to return.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Thanks so much for the kind review!!! Lovely to meet you too and hope to see you back here again soon. All best, David More 

Portree, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was a wonderfully unique experience; one which I will never forget. Absolute hospitality, stunning interiors and a feast for the eyes. I stayed in the single room and enjoyed the delight of the top floor bathroom. Feeling like Cleopatra, I bathed surrounded by bronze leaf Chinese wallpaper as water tumbled out of the lion’s mouth into the cast iron... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Alexandra, Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for the beautiful card and present too. Am feeling very spoilt!!! Look forward to seeing you back here again very soon!! Kind regards, David More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to 40 Winks? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about 40 Winks

Address: 109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
40 Winks Hotel London
40 Winks London, England

78 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (52)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (18)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (2)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (26)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (23)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay