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Blakes Hotel

#261 of 1,052 Hotels in London
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33 Roland Gardens, London SW7 3PF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Lovely area and reception within hotel, but unfortunately extremely tired hotel. Relying on past merit. And very dark to disguise the fact it's in need of renovation. This hotel is definitely not a 5star if anything a 3star! One to avoid, do not waste your money go elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent one night in Blakes with our darling persian cat to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, and I can say without question that Pushkin was treated like a princess and that is rarely the case in hotels which mainly cater for dogs. Our Corfu suite is naturally the jewel in the crown of the hotel, and the newly designed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can see and feel that it has been a fantastic place but it screems for renovation... The restaurant is simply old and even not really clean and the food was expensive and bad quality. The rooms are very nice and very small but here also not worth a five star rating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel well located and the rooms are to die for what a bed and living room. Very comfortable and the service was great my wife and I stayed here for the weekend of our wedding and we were given great service will be back for a mini break in the future for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect boutique hotel. The design is perfect but the service and quality are perfect too. The staff are discreet and professional . The food is absolutely outstanding and the out door area is just beautiful . "Style and substance" A rare gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blakes sets the standard. The rooms are small but very tastefully done. The service is impeccable and they know how to treat returning guests. We've stayed here 15 times or more. The tube is about a 10 min walk from Blakes. I suggest using London Heathrow Cars to/from Heathrow or Gatwick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the girls in our family met up for a delicious lunch at this stunning restaurant. We had booked the gazebo in advance which was decorated with dried flowers, it was amazing. We were all elated by the beauty. We requested a bottle of French rose wich was served perfectly chilled. The meals that we ordered were delicious and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always wanted to try out a design hotel and It was great. I received emails on my concerns in when ill arrive and instructions in getting to places I would like to go during the trip, prior to my arrival. However, I was a little surprise seeing the bathtub wasn't so clean, and i had problems figuring how to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

What a stunning boutique beauty hotel. Each room is individually designed with subtle and discreet five star service at its best. My favorite suite is the Corfu suite. Its been a few years since we've been there but it most certainly stands out as a very fond hotel experience. Highly recommended.

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BlakesHotel, Owner at Blakes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tarryn P, Thank you for your lovely review following your recent stay with us. I was pleased to hear your positive feedback, highlighting the excellent service you received. As you rightly mentioned, all our rooms are truly unique and individually designed, the stunning Corfu Suite is one of our most romantic rooms. I look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What a great stay for a short trip. I have stayed at boutiques from all over the world and this is one of my favorites. The room was very much old world elegance meets modern chic. I felt at home upon arrival and even though the car service failed to pick me up from the airport on time, the hotel... More 

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BlakesHotel, Front Office Manager at Blakes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julius F, Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased to hear we have exceeded your expectations and you had a lovely stay. I am glad we made you feel like home since the moment you arrived to the hotel and happy to learn that our dedicated Front Desk team rectified the error promptly. I hope to welcome... More 

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