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Rathbone Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 Rathbone Street | Fitzrovia, London W1T 1LB, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #337 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service - good small hotel in great location - close to good local restaurants - good breakfast and quiet cocktail bar. Highly recommended for business or leisure use - probably my favourite mid range hotel in the city

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Iver, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Room was comfortable with white company toiletries tea and coffee in the room. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order. Not cheap but convenient for theatres and centre of town overall a very pleasant stay.

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Sheffield
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely bolt hole in heart of London's West end - perfectly located for theatres, gigs, shopping, eating & bar hopping. My 5th floor room was remarkably peaceful given buzz of surrounding area. Charming & friendly staff. Deco freaks like me will especially love the original features, all beautifully preserved - the communal / bar areas are especially lovely. Excellent value... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel just for a night, the staff are super friendly. The location is probably the best you can find! 2 mins walking into Oxford Str. - how close can you wish for? :-) Tons of restaurants, pubs, bars around the hotel, and really good ones, not the cheap stuff. The concierge is a really nice man,... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and for your glowing comments regarding our team. Our aim is to always exceed our guests' expectations and to make you feel at home in our hotel. This coupled with our amazing location as you mentioned, makes the Rathbone hotel a London destination truly worth a visit. Thank you once... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 night after watching Miss Saigon nearby. Walk from theatre 5/10 mins. Staff very courteous, and room a bit small, but this is the middle of London. Room very pleasant, area lovely and full of cafe, bars, Etc. Would definitely recommend.

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that our team looked after you well. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards Margaret Kavanagh General Manager More

Wellington, New Zealand
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52 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is rather overdue, as we stayed here in October 2013. English friends recommended this hotel, and although it is quite pricey, we couldn't fault the service or the location. The location is brilliant - just a few minutes to two tube stations (Tottenham Court Road) and to Oxford Street, and walking distance to the West End and all... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for remembering us and thanks to your friends for making the recommendation. Its great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you took the time to explore and familiarise with the local area. Although we are very centrally located, we benefit from a great but quiet neighbourhood tucked behind Oxford St. Thank you for... More

scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at the Rathbone for three nights at the end of June and had a very enjoyable stay. The staff were helpful and welcoming and our room although small, was comfortable, I would happily stay at the Rathbone again, excellent hotel and good value. One of the big plus points of the Rathbone is its central... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It's great to read that you enjoyed our location and that our team looked after you well. We are spoilt for choice with our central location, surrounded by some of London's most vibrant bars and restaurants as you mentioned, along with great shopping just minutes walk from our hotel. We... More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through Last Minute.com "Top Secret Hotels" I was a little unsure of paying for a hotel without knowing what I was letting myself and more importantly my wife in for. The purpose of our visit to London was for our 17th Wedding Anniversay and I had purchased tickets to see the musical Miss Saigon. Once I... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian and Liann, thank you for your wonderful review and for choosing our hotel to celebrate your special occasion. It was our pleasure to have you staying with us and very rewarding to read how much you both enjoyed your day in London. Once again, happy anniversary from all of us at the Rathbone and we look forward to... More

Ocoee, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week, had friends here also in a separate room. Hotel is great, very charming and clean, breakfast is good. Only concern is make sure you are not in a room facing the street because the noise from the Pub and Restaurants will keep you up very late and then the trash and recycle collection will wake... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you and your friends for choosing our hotel and for taking the time to post a review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back on your next visit to London. Kind regards Margaret Kavanagh General Manager More

Woodland Hills, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are cramped, and the third night we had no electricity, or A/C or hot water! It actually was very uncomfortable. Truthfully they may have been able to handle the situation better, but it all happened on a Sunday night and its hard to get anything repaired on a Sunday. Positives: The neighborhood is adorable and very safe, and... More

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MKavanagh, General Manager at Rathbone Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our guest bedrooms vary in size and for extra space preferences, our reservations team are very pleased to assist with recommendations regarding a quiet and spacious room. Unfortunately as the electrical issue was external to the hotel, its recovery was beyond our control however engineers did respond quickly and repaired the fault as soon as... More

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Address: 30 Rathbone Street | Fitzrovia, London W1T 1LB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill , Oxford Street / Fitzrovia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rathbone Hotel 4*
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#224 Luxury Hotel in London #271 Business Hotel in London #290 Romantic Hotel in London
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The Rathbone is a comfortable, intimate, boutique style hotel, located within the heart of London's West End, within easy walking distance of Oxford Street, Bond Street, Regent Street, Soho, the Theatre District, Museums, Art Galleries and a wide choice of some of the best and most vibrant restaurants London has to offer. With its 72 en-suite, air cooled bedrooms and suites, the Rathbone provides the perfect base for business and leisure visitors to London and provides a convenient, comfortable and tranquil haven amidst the pace of London's bustling environment. ... more   less 
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