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Brunel Hotel

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79-81 Gloucester Terrace | Paddington, London W2 3HB, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for 2 nights at this place. The guy in the reception. Rana was very welcoming and helpful for the rest of my stay(first time in London) The room was pretty small, but that was no problem for me, just me, kind of expected that. Wifi there, awesome. Great location, easy access to the subway. The breakfast was fine, except... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel, in my mind, was good value for money. Room was clean, shower ensuite was small but adequate and shower worked well, towels and bed linen really lovely. All mod cons, I guess, squeezed into as small a space as possible but very adequate. We had a family suite, 2 TVs one in the sitting area, the other in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel is very well placed, and the reception and room were nicely decorated. However our particular room was far too small. The bathroom was decorated nicely but the shower was poor and the hand sink was in the corner and the size of a shoebox, which made it difficult when trying to brush your... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Avoid this "hotel" at all cost. Location is good but that's all this place can offer. The whole hotel reaks of mold and and never have my eyes been so swollen and irritated than after the first night here. Single glazing makes sure the street noise will keep you awake, lack of air conditioning makes sure the mold keeps growing,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed at the Brunel Hotel for 6 nights last week - the first 3 nights by myself, and the last night with my husband and 6 yo daugther. It was great. I've stayed in hotels in London before, and for the price we spend here (500 Pounds for 6 nights in a triple room), I was impressed. The wifi... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Room with not air conditioner. I request to speak with a manager and the frontdesk clerk told me he was in a meeting so I wait for him because I was prepaid all the reservations and she told me was not refundable. Room was very humid. by the way he authorize to refund, he never came to tal to me.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights here with 3 of our adult kids, ages 21-26. The rooms were microscopic with almost no floor space between twin beds. We were there end of June/early July and the fan in the window did not cut it. Very warm, generally uncomfortable. I went out early one morning to rustle up some coffee... More 

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Savonlinna, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Room was overall good enough. Although as we stayed in late july room was REALLY hot without air condition. There was a fan in room which helped a bit. View from the room wasn't great but it didn't bother us. One thing that did specially bother me was a piece of chewing gum(?) left on a radiator knob. Cleaners obviously... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Brunel Hotel is one of these hotels that I most likely never will remember, as there is really not anything to remember either. However, note that this is both good and bad, i.e. there was nothing that positively impressed me, nor was there anything that was bad either. I was in London for pleasure, meeting up a friend over and... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Rooms are very small. Wall paper peeling off, Bath rooms simply disgusting! I sleep in hotels all over the world every week and I don't complain quickly but this was really terrible. WIll never stay in this hotel again. Accross the street there is a hotel named '27 Paddington': that is MUCH better.

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FabrizioScalia, Guest Relations Manager at Brunel Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marc, thank you indeed for the feedback provided. I apologize on the behalf of the Hotel management if the room assigned and our service were unable to meet your expectations this time. We are currently refurbishing some spaces and rooms and for this reason we would like to invite you again for your next stay in the city to... More 

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