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One Leicester Street

3.5 of 5 1 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England (Formerly St. John Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After being a little apprehensive when the website stated closed for refurb in January, I must say I was extremely impressed! Quite small but what you would expect from the amazing location... Very well dressed making use of all areas of the room...

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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location right in the thick of things in Leicester square. I stayed in room 201, king bed with the bath being in the bedroom. There was a pane of glass to prevent the shower from splashing too much onto the floor. I booked via Priceline and got a pretty reasonable all-in rate. I would absolutely stay here again if... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good location. Room was fabulous despite the bath being in the bedroom. We were quite surprised at the bar area and breakfast area not being great. The bar staff were leaning on the bar with elbows on their chins looking bored. The floor area was full of carpet fluff. The breakfast was great but sadly the plates were cold... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner stayed here for one night teamed up with a visit to the theatre. In an excellent location (one we found it which took us a while). Right on Leicester square near m&m world. We arrived and was greeted by two big bouncers who directed us inside to reception. (1 man and a tiny desk) was a... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

1 Leicester street is a boutique hotel just off Leicester square. The rooms are contemporary, light, fresh and refreshingly different . Breakfast is excellent with a great buffet selection or one can choose a cooked breakfast from the a la carte menu.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our 'superior room' had a bath room as advertised but no bath. Why not make it clear that it's a shower room? The street noise went on literally all night. When the bars/clubs shut the refuse/bottlebank/other contractors started. I know that it is a busy location but I have stayed in other hotels in similar locations where sound insulation from... More 

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35 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed one night in this very trendy boutique hotel located right in the heart of London: Leicester Square within walking distance to SoHo, China Town, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus and West End theatres. Welcoming staff at reception. Room was very modern, lovely and clean. Bathtub was actually in the bedroom as seen on photos. Everything was spotless. The downside... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed for two nights from 5th to 7th September. I couldn't knock the location. It was just off Leicester Square and an easy walk to the Prince Edward Theatre where we were heading to watch a show. We didn't have breakfast so can't comment on that. I believe it was £10 per person which with hindsight was probably worth... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is perfectly placed for the West end. Surprisingly quiet for its central location. The rooms are small but not cramped and well appointed. I loved the hooks all round the room to hang ones things on. I liked the bath in the bedroom, fortunately the lavatory was in another room! Nice L'Occitaine products too. The staff were very... More 

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12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed two nights july 2014. You can't beat the location, walking distance to most of Londons attractions and theaters. The room was on the small side but very clean and had everything you need. We had a fan making some noise outside our window , room 301. Friendly staff. Free wifi. Having read the rewiews here I didn't expect much... More 

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Address: 1 Leicester Street, London WC2H 7BL, England (Formerly St. John Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Leicester Square / Shaftesbury Avenue , Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — One Leicester Street 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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