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Fairways Hotel

1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   186 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1TU, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Ranked #770 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In fairness, we only spent 5 hours in this hotel, but if you are like us, looking for a place to drop your things, or to put your feet up for a few hours during an overnight stopover in London, then this place is perfect! We landed in the early evening on our way to Seattle and wanted to spend... More

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sheffield uk
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a few nights here. Room in need of some tlc but clean and spacious for a London hotel. The staff were extremely friendly and were very attentative and helpful when necessary. The location is excellent , just a hop skip and a jump from paddington where there are plenty of bars, cafés and restaurants of all cuisines. Central London... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We chose this hotel for its location and cheap price and we got exactly want we expected. It´s really OK for couple of nights or for a long weekend. Just a block from Paddington station and Hyde park is really close as well (good for those who enjoy morning walks/runs). It was clean and shower worked well, we got clean... More

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Leicestershire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I recently spent one night here (but stayed for a few days last summer). Being a one star, both the toilet and the shower room are shared. The room was small but clean enough. The best things about it is that for London it's cheap and the location, near central London, is great (which is what I'm really after). It's... More

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cardiff
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

horrible horrible horrible, smelly, rotten, dirty disgusting...yes it was cheap but pay an extra tenner and get something that does not resemble an underground toilet!

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Tolbert, the netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Despite the nice smile of a very australian sounding lady at the desk: don't expect much more in this hotel but two beds. Defective lightbulbs, unsound looking electrical wiring, a chest for clothing just still standing upright, a non-connected television set from the 70s. The free wifi in the lobby came as a pleasant surprise. The payphone in the hotel... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

Had read previous reviews expected the worst. Decor was dated, shared bathroom and toilet but these were clean enough. Clean sheets bed comfortable. Only stayed one night any longer it may not be suitable as is basic.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

this is the worst. I would not have put a dog in this room, cramped, not even a chair or a glass for your toothbrush. Take-it-or-leave it attitude from the reception in the hotel next door. The web-site says " No Frills ". You can say that again. I will be writing to the tourist board. This hotel needs a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,095 reviews 1,095 reviews
72 hotel reviews
682 helpful votes 682 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

Fairways is brilliantly located, just 5 minutes from Paddington Station. It is relatively close to Lords Cricket Ground (I was in London to see the cricket) and I could walk there in about 20 minutes. The area has plenty of nice cafés and restaurants and cosy spots to hang out. The Paddington Underground station links in with several lines, so... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

The hotel was terrible... we booked a double room with en suite facilities, we arrived and our room was a TWIN room (beds opposite side of the room) with just a sink in one corner, the 'team' shower was down the corridor. When we went to the reception with our booking information, the staff were rude, obnoxious (French), and refused... More

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Address: 186 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1TU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Fairways Hotel 1*
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