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109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England (East End / East London)
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40 Winks
Ranked #15 of 516 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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Rosenheim, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1 review
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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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

Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

David, I have sat down so many times to write a review on you and 40 Winks. I am quite visual, so words, especially written words, are very difficult for me to put down on paper. I wanted to write a review that would do you proud. I found it utterly impossible to do. Our nights stay was lovely to... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Gloria, What a glorious review!!! Thank you so much for all your kind and lovely words. Hopefully we will see you and Amber back here again soon. All the very best for now, David More

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

From Christie Sharpe It was a real treat staying at 40 winks! My mum who had been extremely pleased with her last visit, introduced me to David Carters home of wonder! Stepping off the busy street of Mile End Road into the home of Mr carter was rather magical, greeted in a dark sensual hallway I was already intrigued by... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Christie, Thank you so much for the lovely review... it was a great treat to have your mum back again and to meet you!! Hope to see you both back here again very soon. Have a great weekend. Kind regards, David More

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Truly one of the most amazing places I have ever stayed. Every room exhibits the charm and taste of the owner, David Carter. A typical hotel, no matter how lovely, is often quite impersonal. 40 Winks provides the warmth and attention normally given to a guest staying at a private residence. On a final note- the bathroom is sublimely decadent... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thanks so much Darcy!!! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in London. All best, David More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Well well well, What can I say about 10 Winks. My girl friend and I stayed at 40Winks for her birthday. 40 Winks is very well-known in the fashion industry and many others, so we were very lucky to be able to find a vacancy at David's place the night of her birthday. The stay made her birthday more special... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review!!! So pleased you both enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you back here again very soon. All best, David More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We were lucky, to make a reservation at 40 Winks and had a realy great weekend in London. David Carter created a very unique and lovely place. He is a very friendly host, who cares about his guests. He recommended us beautiful markets, restaurants and cafes. 40 Winks was the perfect place to be close to the hip East end... More

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Rolf and Nadine, Thank you so much for the kind review... it was a pleasure to meet you and your children. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you back here again in the future. Kind regards, David More

Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

A lovely welcome by our host David Carter who's home is literally a work of art our stay will be remembered and hopefully repeated in the near future. Thank you David for opening your lovely home to us regards Roger and Helen

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Dear Helen and Roger, Thank you for the lovely review!!! So glad you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to seeing you back here again next year. Have a great Christmas! All best, David More

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Additional Information about 40 Winks

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

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