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Umi London

16 Leinster Square, Notting Hill - Bayswater, London W2 4PR, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Well located, well priced and clean. Given the price point of this hotel i'd expected to find it full of backpackers. And there was a Top Deck busload staying, however other guests ranged from 18y.o. to in their 60's. Very lean and tidy with a good, small range of services on site.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Located in a lovely area. Just 3 blocks from tube station and high street and 5 from Hyde Park. Simple but nice rooms. Ideal for a short stay in London. I would definitely stay here again. Great shower!

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was once the Westminster hotel. It must have been a nice place by then but it is now clearly just a cheap solution to have a bed under your back for a night. The hotel is not very well maintained, looks, smells and feels very old with many features damaged like stores, cupboards, etc... Renovated with a coat of... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here in September 2013 with my boyfriend. When we first got there our allocated room was awful with stains on the walls and the floor outside the window was covered with tab ends, plus our bed was just 2 twin beds pushed together. I went to reception and asked to change and they did it straight away with no... More 

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Harlech, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The reception staff were helpful and friendly, and the location of the hotel is great, just 5 mins walk from the nearest tube station, and close to central London. BUT..... The hotel is a tired old terrace building, the paintwork needs attention, the sofas are worn and scruffy, the lifts are a bit rickety with the old name of the... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have stayed here many times over the last few years on visits to London - because of its location, it's fairly good price (considering the location), and because I know I won't be spending much time in the room. I have always found the staff friendly and helpful, but the rooms vary depending on which part of the converted... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hotel is absolutely dire in its customer service. I booked a room for one night for when I needed to be in London for business. I'm a busy man so I booked it online. Come the day before I looked for the email confirmation and could find none. I then emailed them about this and they took nearly the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This hotel was really handy for all that I needed to do last weekend but, aside from the main reception, the hotel is looking seriously dated. Our room was clean (ish - we found a pair of socks under the curtain) but the shower's grouting was ugly and the sink was out in the main bedroom which means you can't... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

this hotel was in a great location bayswater in london central a couple of blocks to the tube station. our room was tiny. It is in an old building uneven floors, old carpets. The lifts were small and slow. The shower room was a decent size with a good shower. There was a restaurant in the hotel the breakfasts were... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

If you looking for a comfortable bed to sleep on, this is NOT the hotel to choose. Nothing but thin fabric between you and bear springs. Most uncomfortable night, until I slept on reception lounge. Staff ignored my request to swap mattress. Be warned, check out the bed first before you confirm your booking. This hotel is also not maintained,... More 

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