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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 #167 of 526 London B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The whole hotel needs some renovation, so don't expect top quality. But the rooms are at least clean and service was good. Breakfast was pretty minimal. No shops or stores nearby, but some more expensive shopping places if you walk more. No tube stations near. The best part of the stay was seeing all the supercars parked nearby. You couldn't... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in an old and charming historic Victorian building. The rooms are clean and comfortable but the bathrooms so uncomfortable for many different reasons. They really need a renovation! The breakfast is very simple and exactly the same every single day. The location is very good, within walking distance to Victoria Station, which takes you everywhere. Very good... More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pretty good hotel if you can get a room at the right price via an appropriate website. The quality is questionable but it's in a great location if you need to be in Knightsbridge/Belgravia. Breakfasts were included in the rate and were reasonable. Coffee was a bit ropey. It is clean but some of the rooms are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is fine, near the best stores, actually Belgrave is my favorite spot in London. Our room was wonderful very comfortable and clean, we stayed in a room with a very good bed, all kind of facilities ( iron included) a closet and a office table, very good for executives.The bathroom is big and The breakfast was superb and... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this last minute on the Friday night and what a lovely hotel it is. Situated in Belgravia It has only 26 rooms and has a real family appeal. We were in a junior suite with lovely period decor, stacks of room with a wonderful comfy 6ft bed and cosy duvet and pillows. There isn't a bar or restaurant... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Diplomat Hotel. This time, it appeared that there was new management and a few uncomfortable rules such as no potable water in the rooms (there was a water dispenser on alternate floors) and the requirement that the full cost of the stay be deducted from my card upon registration. However, the location is... More

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Salem, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed nine nights here in August 2014 and, were I to visit London again, I would very likely stay here again. These are the particulars, some of which, however, may be off-putting to some prospective guests. • The beds were good, the shower was good, the room was relatively small as I have experienced before with London hotels. •... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
364 helpful votes 364 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Conveniently located a short stroll from Harrods, the Diplomat offers large, comfortably appointed rooms set in old-world surrounds. Staying 3 nights in the Mayfair suite on the second floor we were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room (compared to the Hilton Metropole the rooms were palatial!) and check in is ridiculously simple due to the small number of... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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
49 helpful votes 49 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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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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