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Lord Jim Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23-25 Penywern Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9TT, England (Earls Court)
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Ranked #657 of 1,063 Hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Seth_and_Lisa Sompting, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sompting, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On our arrival our room wasn't quite ready, the staff were really helpful though and upgraded us to a larger family room. The room was clean and tidy, just what we needed after a long day at the show. Breakfast was basic European style, just right for our needs. We would stay again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, it's a small but comfortable hotel. Rooms are kinda small, cannot fit 2 large luggages while opened. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Breakfast was a huge let down. Breakfast was bread, butter, jam and juice.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't expectibg a great deal, and quite frankly the room was fine (albeit small, but I didn't care). But I booked this hotel for one reason; knowing it had a laundry service I could utilise before I went on a tour. There were plenty of cheaper accommodations I could have taken, but I needed laundry so I booked this.... More

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes this hotel is not the ritz but you dont pay for it! ignore the fussy people and book this hotel it is a clean, good value hotel that is perfect for a city break. The continental breakfast is ok aswell as it fills a hole before you go out! Cant complain i would stay here again definetly.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel. Was visiting Earls Court expo centre which is nearby. Hotel room whilst clean, was very hot. the small fan provided in the room didn't really make a difference. Breakfast was not really worth bothering about. Tea/Coffee in room but don't expect Tetley tea. think more fruit infused tea bags. My husband was accosted in the street... More

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Cascais, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed with my daughter for 4 nights. We booked a twin room and were upgraded to a triple room - this was nice, because the room was very small. There is not enough space for big luggage pieces - we had to put them on the bed. The bathroom is also small, but served its purpose. Continental breakfast - very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

First, don't let the name "Lord Jim" give you fanciful imaginings of Conrad's book, nor the front entrance of this hotel make you believe it is a normal hotel. It is not. If you set your expectations to a really nice youth hostel, you are going to be happy. The good first: 1. there will be bed(s) 2. you may... More

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new brunswick
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My Partner and I stayed here for 5 nights and I must say we had good value for our money. The rooms were a bit small, but adequate and very quiet. The friendly staff more than made up for any inconveniences. They were very helpful in giving us information about where to go and how to get there. The bathroom... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a budget hotel so don't expect the Ritz. The room was small and basic but was clean and comfortable and overall is value for money, there was nothing to complain about. It is well situated, only a 5min walk to Earls Court underground station.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When we arrived we thought from the outside it was going to be nice! How wrong could we be! We were given our double room which was tiny! No room for both of us to be stood up at the same time. The walls were paper thin on all sides and full of marks ans scratches, and the breakfast room... More

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Address: 23-25 Penywern Road | Earls Court, London SW5 9TT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lord Jim Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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