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Craven Gardens Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   16 Leinster Terrace, London W2 3ES, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Ranked #760 of 1,069 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Jersey, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed at the Craven Gardens Hotel in May 2013. The hotel serves as a hotel and hostel. The hotel piece is more expensive but worth every penny. The services include changing the linen everyday, cleaning the room and bathroom and a free breakfast. However, this is only if you stay in the hotel part. The hostel part contains rooms... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Stayed here with my partner in a private room and it was modern, clean, spacious with a sweet bathroom. No street noise. Free breakfast (wasn't a hot breakfast sadly), cheap beer and fast free wifi. For our last night there we transferrred into a 6 bedroom dorm cause it was close to NYE and it wasn't the nicest for the... More

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Kampenhout, Brabant, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I went to london with my school (SMIKS). The hotel is good if you travel with a group. The location was very good. There was a metrostation nearby. I didn't like the room, it was very small and the bed was in front of the mirror so we coudn't see ourselves. The breakfast was just toast and jam but you... More

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Newport
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

1) There was no natural light at all 2) The windows handles were nearly all broken and made opening them difficult (fire risk) 3) If you managed to open the window all you could see was pitch black and hear the sound of little rodent feet (which we heard at numerous points through the night) 4) The light was hanging... More

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012 via mobile

If this hotel cost £30 per night would probably be acceptable. Unfortunately it is 3 times that! Tiny room. Tiny bathroom. Overall in poor conditions. Don't go

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

This is a good hotel for the moon walk small room though everything you need and idea for starting the 26.2 mile walk.I would stay there again as good value for money. Try the aribic shop across the road good food and coffee.

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Howell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2008

It's hard to find a hotel in a place like London at a tourist price that has a hot buffet breakfast. This is the place, and I would come back again and again. I hate being forced to eat Rice Krispies and that silly salami and cheeses all these places have. Give me eggs, bacon, suasage, etc. As for the... More

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2008

We stayed here several years back, but reading the reviews I just wanted to state our experience. The hotel was small, but clean. Our room had two single beds and a desk, with not much room for anything else-but as we were there to see London and not the hotel room, that was okay. The breakfast was decent and service... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2007

Location was fair to reasonable - its a good 10 minute walk to the tube station, but apart from that, its well sited for walks in Hyde Park.. Rooms were well decorated and of a very good quality, and bathroom was fantastic! No views as such, we had a rear-facing room into a courtyard but its only a room to... More

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2007

March 2007, a friend and I (two single girls 20-somethings) stayed at the Craven Gardens Hotel in London's Bayswater neighborhood. The hotel has some ok reviews from other travelers, was affordable and in a great area... BUT... please do not be tempted by these things to stay here. The reception area was small as I expected, but clean, so my... More

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Also Known As:
Craven Gardens London
Craven Gardens Hotel London, England
Address: 16 Leinster Terrace, London W2 3ES, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #760 of 1,069 hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Craven Gardens Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Victorian-style hotel, near the city, between Queensway and Lancaster Gate - 30 miles to Heathrow, 40 miles to Gatwick. ... more   less 
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