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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I really liked this place - the room was comfortable, the bathroom well equipped (including a great shower), the breakfast was delicious and the staff were friendly and helpful. My only gripe would be the quality of the hairdryer - silly but this is not a budget hotel and these little things matter.

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

Hi TheGoodPenny Thank you for your honest feedback, we value all reviews as it is the only way we can improve. I am glad to hear that you liked the place and thought the food was delicious and the staff were friendly and helpful. That is certainly what we strive for every day, so I am pleased that we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Booked hotel after all the great reviews on line.. They are well deserved. Really enjoyed our stay. Staff was wonderful, receptionists very helpful. Breakfast outstanding with a la carte choices including generous portions of salmon and fluffy omelette and cheerful, very friendly staff ( Thanks, Lila!).. Room very clean, comfortable beds , thick towels with heated towel rack! Good connection... More 

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

Beatrice Thank you so much for the lovely comments, it means the world to us when we get such good feedback and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Breakfast really wouldn't be the same without Lila, she is our little superstar. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Alma soon. More 

Bohol Island, Philippines
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a great place to stay in London with easy access to the city from the railway station right opposite the hotel. Or jump on a “Boris Bike” also available outside the hotel. The restaurant serves good gastro pub food and an excellent breakfast. We were on the top floor facing Alma Road which was quiet and the room... More 

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

Hi BG-Manila Thank you for your lovely comments. We do love our location and the endless modes of transport available, literally right on our doorstep. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Hampshire
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at The Alma last night, our fourth stay there. I highly recommend this lovely pub/hotel - the rooms are comfortable, well decorated and clean. Our bed was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in! The staff in the hotel and pub restaurant/dining room are welcoming, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was included with... More 

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

Hi Chris Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very proud of our bedrooms and our hypnos beds and I am pleased to hear that the customers enjoy them so much. We look forward to welcoming you for your fifth visit soon. More 

Twyford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

On the 17th of April we were married at Wandsworth Town Hall. We had our wedding reception just a short way up the road at the conveniently located and locally renowned Alma Hotel. Having visited the bar and restaurant on many occasions before, we already knew the food and service were excellent, but on our wedding day the manager and... More 

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

Hello. Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so pleased that we were able to give you the best day of your lives. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Alma very soon. More 

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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Alma is a very cosy pub / hotel with very much improved food and service from the staff. The rooms are lovely and warm and it is so accessible to the rest of London with Wandsworth Town overground train station across the road. Lila is an outstanding example of what customer service is all about - if only most... More 

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

Hi Claire Thank you for the lovely review. We are very proud to have Lila work here, she is a delight and we are glad that she brightened your morning. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Launceston, Australia
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our second time here. Just as wonderful as the first. It is the staff who set this hotel apart. Just wonderful service. A shout to Lily and Rahma for going the extra mile. This hotel is very central to shopping with an excellent range of eating establishments close by.

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

Bruce, thank you very much for your review. I am delighted your second stay was as good as the first and I hope that your third will be just as good. It is great to have specific names mentioned, and I will be sure to pass these lovely comments onto the specific team members. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It is the second time we have stayed at the ALMA ,and we will be back a third time.Shaun and his staff are great.The hotel rooms are very smart ,clean and tidy with everything you need in a room.The food in the restaurant is top class with a great choice on the menu.The bar is lively but not noisy with... More 

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Neil, I am glad you described us as the best hotel in london, it makes me proud to be a part of the team. Thankyou very much for your kind comments, I will pass them on to our team who I believe are also the best team in London. I look forward to seeing you here again soon Kind... More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

When down for work in central London, The Alma is my first choice of lodgings. It's a little further out, although easily accessible on the train from Victoria and Waterloo. I think being slightly outside of the centre is what makes it feel more homely and I am always made to feel very welcome instead of being on a treadmill... More 

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, Thankyou for your kind comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it I will pass your feedback on to the staff who will be happy to hear it. Our head cheff Immy is also happy to hear you enjoyed his breakfast as he takes alot of pride in his new breakfast menu and food... More 

UK
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We always stay at The Alma it's a well run small hotel ideally situated for us when visiting family. It's so easy to get around from here with the train station opposite. The rooms are comfortably appointed, i love the huge fluffy towels and crisp white bedlinen. Breakfast is really good with plenty of interesting choices. I would have given... More 

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the food and the stay I will pass your kind comments on to the team , who I am sure will appreciate it. We have noted that our restaurant is getting a little worn now and we have scheduled a sparkle and try to ensure cleaning is of the highest... More 

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