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28-30 Seymour Street, London W1H 5WD, England (Marylebone)
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Edward Lear Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bistrita-Nasaud County, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The hotel was ok, clean, silent, 2 minutes walking to the nearest metro. Maybe the price is a bit high, but London is quite expensive, so it's ok. Near the you can find small shop and restaurant or fast food. The area is full of pubs for the night. In 5 minutes you can reach St.Mary's hospital where the royal... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Ok people it is what it is. Amazing location in London and considering that it is very quiet. Dont stay here if you can't deal with stairs as it is an historic hotel with no elevator and many levels. Clean and basic but if you just need a crash pad with a great location this place is for you. Would... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

My wife and I stayed for four nights last July in the Edward Lear. We then moved to another hotel. We should have moved the first day, but we were tired and had too many things to do. First, as many have pointed out, the Edward Lear has a very good location. But then so so many other hotels. It... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

have stayed at the lear 3 times...great location...extreemly helpful staff, great english breakfast....rooms are small, but we're only in them for sleeping, (don't go to london to stay in my room)..they we're renovating during our last trip, but recomended another fine little hotel...i'm sure i'll stay there again...bob white...canada

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Perm, Russia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

I have been staying at Edward Lear on numerous occasions since 2005 and the experience has been pleasant every single time. The location simply can’t get any better – it’s on the quiet street behind Marble Arch, which guarantees you a good night sleep and at the same time it’s literally seconds away from Oxford Street. Bus stop is right... More

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Salado, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

An inexpensive hotel, but price isn't enough to offset the issues. Hotel is still under renovation and apparently from other reviews it has been for some time. No evidence of any work taking place. Having lived in Europe for 3 years now, we're accustomed to small rooms, but our room was small, the carpet was extremely dirty, not a single... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

There was guest house called lear that wouldn't win hotel of the year yet it's qirky, quaint and expensive it ain't with staff that deserve a big cheer.

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New York State
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

One week stay in Mid October 2010 in room 11, which is quite large by London B&B standards with separate bathroom and stall shower on the small side. Rug on floor is stained but the room is otherwise clean. Yes the breakfast room is on the small side. All you can eat with real orange juice, not the orange aide... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2010

I would consider the hotel expensive, but that's based on a Spanish salary! The location is splendid, the staff agreeable, the rooms good and the atmosphere quiet. Don't expect any lifts, even for the rooms on the 5th floor!

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2010

We stayed here for 4 days on a site seeing break in London, hotel looks a bit dingy outside, all the hanging baskets were full of dead flowers, and the reception/hall/breakfast areas of the hotel are very run down looking, they had signs up saying that they were doing renovations at present apart from tape and boarded up areas there... More

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Address: 28-30 Seymour Street, London W1H 5WD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Marylebone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Edward Lear London
Hotel Edward Lear
Edward Lear Hotel London, England

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Very popular former home of the famous Victorian artist and poet, Edward Lear. The perfect place to go back to after a busy day in London. We guarantee you'll always be met with a smile that's genuine, and, if you need help with finding your way around London, booking theatre tickets, checking on train times, etc. we'll always be glad to assist. ... more   less 
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