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Shakespeare Hotel

22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Shakespeare Hotel for a couple of nights. The staff was extremely helpful, friendly and polite. The hotel was in a really convenient location, just 2 min walk from Paddington tube station, and within a walking distance from Hyde Park. The room was quite small, yet it was clean and the bathroom was refurbished. The building is old... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Basic but well positioned, close to buses and tube and Paddington station. Pleasant, helpful staff. Breakfast basic but adequate. Noisy, particularly in basement and ground floor as hotel sited over tube train tunnels.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shakespeare Hotel, a prime location- a very short walk from Paddington (or at least, it felt short after around 20,000 steps of walking [gotta love London]) and nice, polite staff. "What could possible go wrong?" we exclaimed in glee, only standing upon the first step of -what we were soon to find out- four treacherous flights of stairs that... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a couple to explore London and the location couldn't have been better. You can literally walk to central London. The staff were friendly and willing to help with directions, recommendations etc. Clean room and nicely cooked breakfast. Also, free wi-fi. Certainly more than we paid for.

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bryan S, Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we are proud that our staff could recommend you with nice places to visit and walk to. In fact, this is a major part of a hotel experience. Thank you again, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed as a family group of 3 when visiting the Capital for a 2 night stay in May 2015. In our experience, we met polite friendly staff in a Hotel ideally placed close to Paddington Station with local restaurants and the delights of London a few minutes away by tube or on foot. Clean, quiet, snug room for 3... More 

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bigdavylad, Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. We are very glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Shakespeare Hotel Management More 

Doha, Qatar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was walking distance from the Paddington Station, and right in front of the sussex gardens. Well, i made the booking through Dnata Travels which is a UAE based company and i got a good rate. This is a budget hotel i would say and is located right at the heat of Paddington, walking distance to restaurants, pubs and... More 

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DulshanTilakarathna, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your time. Please bare in mind that our rooms are sold either en suite or basic. We gave you this room because your booking stated so. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards Shakespeare Hotel Management More 

Salzburg, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

+ Great Location (2 min to Paddington Station = very good access to public transportation including most airports) + quite and nice surounding area + good breakfast + friendly staff - small rooms, bed... well

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bernhard, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We are very happy with your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Shakespeare Hotel Management More 

Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were a family of 4 and got the basement room with private bath. The room was awful- small, noisy (we heard the subway each time it drove close by which was always and starting from 3am seagulls screamed constantly through the ventilation system or somewhere) bathroom was a tiny nook with no air No windows and no air to... More 

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Avi P, We must apologise that you did not enjoy your stay. We take great pride in satisfying our guests so we are really disappointed that we could not do the same in your case. We understand that you were not happy with the basement room, but for that reason we may sell it a bit cheaper. But other... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A very nice hotel, located in a peaceful neighbourhood, a lot of cafés and restaurants nearby and a few general stores. A beautiful garden-park in front of the hotel. I required special assistance with some sensitive medicine I was carrying and the staff provided it even before the check in time. The staff was very polite at all times. My... More 

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Dolphin_Management, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dyani, Thank you very much for your kind words. We really appreciate our guest's opinions and take great satisfaction when we see our guests happy and satisfied. We will pass on the message to the rest of our team. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Shakespeare Hotel Management More 

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