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The Columbia

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel in a bit old-fashioned style. Clean, good location and has a car park. It was a bit unusual that it was permitted to smoke almost everywhere but it went well with the old-fashioned style. Friendly staff. Definitely would recommend to others.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Columbia for one night in November. The hotel itself is very dated and could do with a refurbishment, however it is a great place to stay. The location was great just a 2 minute walk from the tube station at Lancaster Gate and a 10 minute walk to Paddington. The staff was very friendly, and we could... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location and staff very friendly. Only concern was that outside the room was the extractor from the kitchen and it was noisy when it came on at 6am. Bathroom a bit cramped. Continental breakfast was limited

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southend on sea, england
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17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a 1 night stay at this hotel. It's a 2* property that is trying very hard to be a 3*. Has it succeeded? Yes, I think so!! The exterior is very imposing, being directly opposite Hyde Park, & very central to Queensway & of cause Oxford St.. I agree that the rooms are a bit dated, but... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here with the family for 2 nights as this place was recommended by family. On the outside it looks like a posh place but that's far from reality once you get inside; the interior is, although certainly not in a bad condition, outdated. The rooms are clean and spacious enough even if a bit narrow. We had rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed in various London hotels over the years and have found the Columbia to be the best value and the best situated of the lot. Providing a feeling of home, members of staff are to a person exceptionally friendly and helpful. Each request for assistance or information was responded to promptly and efficiently. Although name tags would be helpful... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a 3 night stay at this hotel. Our room on the second floor was clean and the bed extremely comfortable. The room had all the usual tea and coffee facilities and plenty of storage space. Although the room was on the front of the hotel, therefore facing the Bayswater road, it was... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We realize London hotel rooms are expensive and this is a "budget" hotel, but there have to be better options than this. I can't say we even got what we paid for. My wife and I ordered a double room (i.e. we wanted a double bed not two single beds). What we got was a closet sized room in which... More

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The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Quite a basic hotel which looks impressive from the outside. We stayed on the 4th floor. The downside of that was that there wasn't much (or any) hot water. Taking a shower was therefore somewhat of a challenge. The plus side of the hotel is the location. It's next to the Hyde Park. For us this was the reason why... More

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We thought this hotel was very good value. Bedroom was a bit dated but the hotel worked! Underground only a 5 minute walk away.. So much of London is so easily accessible from here. Across the road is the spectacular Italian Fountains in Hyde Park. Breakfast very good although coffee not to our taste! Would use this hotel again to... More

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Address: 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Columbia 2*
Number of rooms: 102
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