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Diplomat Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   2 Chesham Street | Belgrave Square East, London SW1X 3DT, England
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Ranked #162 of 521 London B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from a short break in London, and stayed at the Diplomat hotel. I had a wonderful stay; I am really wondering why the other reviews aren't as good. I think some people expect too much, London IS expensive! Your stay may be inexpensive in your city but in London if you want 5* luxury you're going... More

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Bregenz, Austria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The Diplomat is very close to Eaton Square and only a 5 min walk from King´s road. The hotel is quiet and we had a very spacious room. The interior style is old fashioned British, but well maintained. Breakfast has a big variety, the breakfast room is in the basement but very light and even has a little terrace where... More

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Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

An easy walk to the Chelsea Flower Show brought me here, along with Pico Iyer's description of it as something out of a Graham Greene story. Very amiable front desk and dining room staff. I had the small single first-floor room that's shown in the traveler photos here on TA. Clean and tidy and a kettle for tea plus biscuits... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This listed building is situated near some of the most expensive flats and apartments. The area is quiet. Pubs, restaurants and other shops are about a minimum of 10 mins walk. The hotel has a small number of rooms (around 25) that vary much in size and capacity. My single ground floor room was small but adequate with an also... More

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Dromahair, Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

No courtesy umbrella to go to the car or shops. Instead I was charged £8 for an umbrella which broke very quickly. Very poor attention to detail considering the price of £140 per night for a single room which was noisy because of single glazed windows. I will not be staying there again.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stayed at Diplomat whilst on a leisure trip to London. Hotel is situated in a very quiet area. On arrival we were upgraded from a double room to a large executive room with a good comfy bed. There were teas/coffee facilities and a bar. The hotel is good for bus services and near to Victoria station and the underground. The... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed at this hotel because it was near friends of our were staying. This hotel is old and because it is historic, it cannot be updated (so we were told). The staff was relatively helpful but they don't have much to work with. The "icing on the cake" was a sign in the bathroom saying that the water was... More

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The location was good and the price reasonable; a few minutes walk (aprox. 15min) until you reached the Victoria Station and the Underground. The staff was friendly. The hotel looks old fashioned but in a charming way although the furniture in the rooms looks old and warned out.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We just spent 7 nights at the Diplomat in one of their large rooms. Easy walk to Sloane square or Victoria, close access to buses. Very comfortable, with excellent kingsize bed, powerful shower in the tub, water fountain on the landing, efficient central heating and very little traffic noise. The staff is very friendly and international. If you want 5... More

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Fab, character hotel with period decor and old fashioned English charm. 'Felt like being on a film set. Staff friendly, helpful and welcoming. Offered to help with luggage but I wanted to ride the quirky little lift with manually operated cage doors I'd read about! A well-maintained piece of history. I stayed in what I understand to be one of... More

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Address: 2 Chesham Street | Belgrave Square East, London SW1X 3DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Diplomat Hotel 3*
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