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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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Oelsted, Denmark
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149 reviews 149 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with my family, and it was a bit of a disappointment evne though with a reasonable price, you can have some expectations. The beds were hard and uncomfortable. The room was quite spacious, we were 4 so that was ok. The general service was average. But I have to state do not buy the breakfast, it was ridicilous.... More 

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scotland
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10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel on numerous occasions simply because it gives us what we need! A "reasonable" price for central London, ideal location and a "friendly" atmosphere. We need access to the Royal Albert Hall and from here we can walk in 10 minutes! True you need a taxi to get back, because they close the gates! It... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Occupied three rooms for one night for family and grandchildren and had continental breakfast. Areas of the hotel a little 'tired' but very good value for money in comparison with hotel chains and staff very 'child friendly'.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hotel is relatively cheap for London area, For approx, 100P you got a bed, a shower, and even a breakfast, breakfast means in this case, coffee, toast, and some eggs. I'm not enthusiastic about it. But in a city with so many coffee stores i can't complain about it. Location is definitely an A+ and so is the hospitaliy... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
16 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

at the sound of being repetitive . this is our 23rd time staying here for 1 or 2 nights on our London trips.. Old but charming. spotlessly clean. good food. decent bar and peaceful enough but local for central London and its sights... Funny how we see the same staff year in year out..it says a lot to me......would we... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Spent 2 nights at this hotel. The rooms are a little tired but spotless. The continental breakfast is simple but the staff are so friendly and helpful. We had a top floor room overlooking the park. absolutely beautiful. The lift is a bit old but works fine just a bit slow. All in all a very pleasant stay with no... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

last year booked direct - great 1st floor room - this time through comparison site - attic room, 4th floor with only one lift !!!! tiny high window, heating not working - but staff do try! but I will think twice before ever returning

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Durango, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked this hotel through Trivago and got a very good price. However, the hotel is very old and in need of many repairs. It is in a wonderful location across from Hyde Park and close to the Tube. Hot water took forever to reach the shower (anytime of the day), and the continental breakfast was lame. I emailed the... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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