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The Columbia

95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS, England
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  • Location
    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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Cork
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here recently on a short weekend trip. The Hotel is perfectly for basing yourself in a really lovely part of London, central and ideal for tube and buses with Hyde Park just outside your door. The price for the rooms doesn't really reflect where you are so it's a bargain. Breakfast was lovely and the fried bread not in... More 

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Wirral
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Columbia is directly across the road from Hyde Park which is a superb location. Its also very close to the Underground and walking distance to some very nice pubs. The hotel was once obviously very grand but sadly it is now rather tired and in much need of refurbishment. The complimentary breakfast had a good selection and very substantial.... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideally situated for all situations. The bus stop is right outside on Bayswater road, the underground stations three of are within comfortable walking distance plus directly over the road is Hyde Park. If you walk straight over the road at Lancaster Gate and follow the path straight across the park you are at the Albert Memorial and the start of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights here and although the location is very nice, the hotel is about 40 yrs past due for renovation. Wi-Fi is only available in the lobby and you get a code good for 8 hrs and there is no AC....in London....in July. They sent a table fan up to the room but it did little good with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I arrived in London for the first time and this hotel was a fabulous place to stay as we wanted to stay in something a little old and unique. We loved the décor - so much more uplifting then plain modern hotels! All staff were really helpful, and helped us a lot with enquiries with where to... More 

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Rugby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the room rate was higher than my first stay, as it was more of a peak time period, I was impressed. Since my last stay, more upgrading and decorating has taken place. Comfortable room, excellent lounge downstairs, to relax in. Good breakfast if you have that included in your tariff. Staff are excellent - efficient and very helpful. Once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just home from a great week at the Columbia. Our visit was a special treat for my 80 year old grandmother and the hotel was just ideal as it is so close to transport links and has its own bus stop! Great location next to Kensington Gardens and surprisingly quiet at nights. The room was spacious and clean. The lift... More 

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often use this hotel when in London as we know that it is good and we now know our way around so much better. We often either stay as two friends together and sometimes as three friends together - this hotel is great for three friends together as they do triple rooms as in three single beds! They do... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great room in a wonderful location for our trip to Wimbledon and some shopping in central London.Buses just outside the door and tube only a couple of minutes walk.Beautiful park across the road.Fantastic value and great staff.Will definitely return.

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