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The Columbia

2.0 of 5 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is great, close to Queensway where there are lots of shops and restaurants and there are tube stops very close. That was very convienent and nice but the hotel itself was not a great experience. The beds were like boards, no padding at all. Our group could feel the springs on every mattress. The service was alright but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came to London for a once in a lifetime trip with my three adult daughters from Canada and were very excited to stay in a hotel that was older than our country. The two rooms we got were very different. One was fresh smelling with tall ceilings and looked onto the street, lovely. The other was like a cave,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I loved my Aunt Ivory. She was a beautiful woman with white hair that always wore frumpy, flowery plain dresses. While the Columbia Hotel could use some freshening and some spot cleaning, to do so would change her personality and, of course, the rooms prices would skyrocket! This hotel is a bargain, as I have stayed in somewhat worse hotels... More 

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Funchal, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed at the Columbia in June 2014 for five days, our first time ever in London. I was attending a seminar there, and we found the hotel to be in a great location. Right across the road is a beautiful park, and just a short walk down the main road is Queensway with lots of shops, and there are... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed at The Columbia for 6 nights in December, 2014. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, found the staff extremely helpful and full of information. The location was perfect for our stay, quite central with easy access to public transport. The continental breakfast was more than adequate and provided us with a sound start to each day. It was lovely... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Although dated ..and the rooms are not in the least stylish or modern ...this hotel is in a great location..10 mins from oxford street & opposite Hyde Park which more than makes up for the décor Staff are very helpful & friendly My room was both clean & quiet The cleaning staff do an excellent job throughout the hotel If... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed here December 2014 and was great stay only fault WiFi didn't work on my floor i stayed on only fault. would recommended to anyway. A nice hotel in a bit old-fashioned style. Clean, good location and has a car park.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed here at the start of December, this is a two star hotel so I'm not going to rate it as a 5 and say it's all bad. Rooms very old fashioned and bathroom are well below average. I stayed in room 412. The fist night we had no heating and the second morning had no water. They relocated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I was unwell during my stay and the staff were most professional and caring, and made me feel at ease. Excellent location, our room was spacious and we had a bath as well as a shower. the staff were very friendly and we had car parking,

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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