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Old Friend

129 Roman Road | Bethnal Green, London E2 0QN, England (East End / East London)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I stayed at this property whilst attending a awards at the Troxy , I does what it says on the tin and is very comfortable I was pleasantly surprised . If you can afford the ensuite room I would definitely do this as the single room is a shared bathroom although the bathroom is very clean Staff are very friendly... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After booking this hotel, I decided to cancel the following day, due to the very bad reviews I found. I wasn't going to be too picky for the price, but bed bugs are a tad too much for me... After a week of my cancellation, to my surprise, I discovered that they had charged my credit card in full for... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

stayed here late October. Was very apprehensive after reading reviews on trip advisor. The fact is you get what you pay for. The place is clean and comfortable, the staff are very friendly and helpful, especially Ali. We dropped our stuff there at 10am and by the time we checked in it had all been taken to our rooms and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Not a good choice...unfriendly unhappy staff ...we questioned our booking as we wanted two rooms close together ...one guy was sighing as we were querying our booking ...not a nice reception :( our room was in need of serious redecorating same as my daughters and son inlaws room..shared bathroom -yak! Mouldy dirty curtains ...bleach and good scrub needed ...didn't bother... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place can only described as trap to lure the unwary. Maybe £70 a night is not expensive in London, but I can get a double room in the Lake District for cheaper. At least the Lake District hotels have windows. Unlike the dungeon room that they put me in. The only thing that was missing was the chains. Damp... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I were eaten up by bed bugs :( so even though the staff members were sweet and the toilet was clean and looked nice I would NEVER EVER recommend this place! Our room had a strange smell, the wall paper was dirty and was falling off the walls. The bedsheets seemed clean, but bed bugs live inside... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed at the Old Friend Hotel for two days in a room with ensuite bathroom. First the good things: It is actually relatively close to the underground and can be easily reached by foot. Moreover, the insulation towards the road is very good, you barely hear a noise from outside (in contrast to your room neighbours). Our room was... More 

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Address: 129 Roman Road | Bethnal Green, London E2 0QN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > East End / East London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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