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The Alma Hotel

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499 Old York Road | Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Zealand
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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Alma was a very welcome place to arrive at after a long trip from NZ. I stayed for 4 nights in late June and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was in a lovely room upstairs and enjoyed a comfortable bed, free ( but not great) Internet in the room and totally looked forward to the great breakfasts each morning. Daughter... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Doesn't look much from the outside but like the TARDIS it opens up into a great bar serving Youngs ales and others, plus pretty decent bar snacks. Through the bar to the lively restaurant where we had breakfast after our overnight stop. And what a good choice. All the usual cereals pastries and full English plus delicious choice of muffins... More 

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ray Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I remember when i first stepped inside the pub and couldn't believe how big it was, like you say it's like 'the TARDIS'. I am very proud of our breakfast team, and I am pleased you enjoyed the variety we... More 

Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's many years since I've been to The Alma and it's been transformed in that time. Our room, no 15, was small but well equipped and charmingly decorated. We didn't dine in the restaurant in the evening but the breakfast was excellent - both the full English and the pancakes. Parking outside in the street at the week-end was easy... More 

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ian Thank you very much for your review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our designers did a fabulous job of the rooms didn't they? I am very pleased to hear you would return to The Alma, and I look forward to welcoming you back when you do. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Alma in 2014 and had no hesitation in booking it for the last few days of our UK trip in July 2015. We had one of the Tonsley Rooms on the top floor. The restaurant is good with a good choice for breakfast. The pub is very popular and can be a bit busy at times.....we... More 

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John & Les C Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you choose to stay at The Alma again this year, and that you would stay again in the future. I really hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip to the UK. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Northumberland, England
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27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights during Wimbledon fortnight. Rooms private clean and well equipped. Lovely large bathroom with shower cubicle and large bath. Good Points: Easy to find, straight opposite the station. Lovely fresh cooked breakfast’s, good menu selection. A really nice lady serving sorry didn’t get her name. Evening meal again, a good menu selection, delicious and good value.... More 

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LINTZ Thank you for your lovely review. Breakfast truly wouldn't be the same without Lila. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Alma and that you would return again. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a beautiful, large, comfortable room overlooking a quiet courtyard. The windows open - which is lovely. The bedding amazing , nice coffee machine - fresh breakfast although I few more interesting healthy options would be a nice addition. Will definitely stay again.

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JenniferTait Thank you so much for your review. We really value our guests opinions and so I have passed your review onto the manager and the kitchen team in the hope that they may be able to offer some more health conscious breakfasts. I am delighted to hear that you would definitely stay again. We look forward to welcoming... More 

2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are decently nice. The hotel only has 24 rooms which is also nice. The neighborhood is nice with a few restaurants & pubs. I like hotels that are environmentally friendly but these guys take it to a weird level. Every plug has an On/Off switch to the point where you can't even figure out what goes where. The... More 

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Prrthead68 I am extremely sorry you feel this way about The Alma. We are an environmentally friendly hotel, when we built it we were challenged by the local governing body to make it environmentally friendly. The way we did this was by having solar panels put on our roof to generate clean energy which helps to power our hotel.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What amazing place , from the start to finish it was perfect . The food was very good and the service was great Ian was are waiter he is so bubbly and made us all feel relaxed. Ian made the night for us he is asset to the alma. We will be back.

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christt320 Thank you very much for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Alma. Ian is one of our newest members of staff and so it delights me to hear that he is doing so well. We look forward to seeing you in The Alma again soon. More 

Canberra, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice hotel close to where our son is living, right opposite Wandsworth town station with buses running right in front of the hotel. Quiet, well renovated interiors with quality fittings and service. Very good choice for our stay

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Denise095 Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Alma and we hope that you would choose to stay with us when visiting your son again. Thanks again :) More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I stayed at The Alma for NYE this past year and it was excellent! Wonderful rooms, extremely nice staff and the breakfast on New Year's Day was fabulous. Excellent access to public transportation. Already booked for my next stay in London this coming November!

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Matthew Thank you for your review. It makes us extremely happy to hear that people enjoyed their stay with us and I am delighted to hear that you have booked to stay with us again. We look forward to welcoming you in November. More 

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