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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 #163 of 513 London B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014
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Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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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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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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
2 reviews
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Very nice building architecturally, but the decor is a bit jaded. Friendly and helpful staff. Offers good value as far as London goes. It does not have a swimming pool or fitness centre as far as I know but I cannot seem to be able to remove it from detailed review.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

if you need a no frills boutique hotel right in the wealthy residential Belgravia this is the best place. rooms are a bit outdated and are in need of renovation, however they are larger than the standard rooms in London. very friendly staff and good breakfast. recommended if you are looking for a decent home-like place to stay with basic... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Diplomat made our stay in London memorable. Perfect location. Staff very friendly and helpful. Rooms very functional, could take some updating, but then the price might go up too! Just keep it as it is. Great value. Would highly recommend this hotel. Price includes breakfast which is a feast for a King or Queen (if you like true English... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The hotel had character and our room facing the front was comfortable but the phone in our room didn't work. The bathroom was fine with lovely fluffy white towels although the bath needs updating. My friend and I stayed for one night on a Saturday and loved the surrounding area. Our only negative feelings about the hotel was the breakfast... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

After reading the reviews, we were not quite sure what to expect but on arrival, we were greeted by an extremely friendly receptionist who advised us that we had been upgraded to a suite. This was remarkable as we had only booked a standard room. The Berkeley Suite was extremely large and comfortable and contained everything we needed for our... More

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Additional Information about Diplomat Hotel

Also Known As:
Diplomat Hotel London
Diplomat Hotel London, England
Address: 2 Chesham Street | Belgrave Square East, London SW1X 3DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #163 of 513 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Diplomat Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegant historic Victorian enhanced by glass-domed stairwelllisted building - Centrally located. ... more   less 
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