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The Royal Cambridge Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   124-126 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UB, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Ranked #967 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Coimbra, Portugal
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It's terrible! The rooms are in really bad conditions and the staff is horrendous. It's a NO NEVER PLACE to even pass nearby! The breakfast is all plastic. There are dirt everywhere and hoorible noise and smell. It is not worthy 3 stars...not even 1. It's low, really low service.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This Hotel was awful, dirty bed linen, dirty floors, no staff, no food. I would advise that no-one should stay here until they fully refurb the building, total waste of money, i would have rather chucked money away then stay here again. SHOULD BE CLOSED DOWN.

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RoyalCambridge, Manager at The Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry you had felt this way during your stay with us. We are keen to take on all feedback on board and we are in the process of making improvements with service and facilities. However even through the refurb we are providing the full continental breakfast with a choice of pastries, fresh fruit and yoghurt and... More

Bucharest, Romania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

the location was very good , the breakfast was poor just eggs or sausage , the room was ok not to big , very quiet location .The lavabo mixer dose-not have mixer !I have problem when I arrived they dont find my reservation even was payed all !But inn 10 minutes they discover reservation .

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

No water on arrival. No electric sockets for entire stay. I complained to both Night Duty Staff and morning Receptionist and still nothing done. Building work carried out directly outside room. Tripping over planks of wood, plaster dust and debris plus cables and electric drills. They should never have let the room whilst this was in operation. Workmen arrived early... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Do not stay here! Rooms are terrible - no air conditioning and far too hot. The walls are paper thin and noisy. The food is greasy and to be avoided at all costs. You wited for ages to be served at the bar and quite often you had to go to reception or into the restaurant to find someone to... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Any positive reviews of this hotel have got to be either a joke or orchestrated by the hotel staff! I cannot believe that the hotel is still allowed to take people's money, when the rooms are so filthy, the lift is so dysfunctional and the staff members are so rude and unprofessional. I don't even have the energy to go... More

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Coimbra, Portugal
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Dear Sirs, I'm Luísa Almeida and I have stayed at the Royal Cambridge Hotel, London, from the 2nd till the 5th of March and I would like to present you a complaint about the hotel but mainly about the manager of the hotel - Heleny Othman. The hotel is in very bad conditions of conservation and mainly of cleanliness. When... More

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RoyalCambridge, Guest Relations Manager at The Royal Cambridge Hotel, responded to this review

As soon as the client made her comments to reception, we immediatley assisted with her requirements. Although the client may have assumed staff was being rude by asking her if she would like a curatin to cover the sky light, please be assured this is not the case. The hotel does not allow for breakfast to be taken out of... More

Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I stayed here mid week and found the hotel perfectly acceptable for my needs. Positives were location - close to both Cambridge Station and the City Centre (walking distance to each), good WiFi and TV choice. Negative was the décor. It was a little old fashioned. Would I stay again - YES.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

From check in to check out what a great hotel. I was there on business for the weekend, rooms are good, fits in with local surroundings. Everything you need, super fast wifi and (free voucher from reception) Food was faultless , and good prices , hotel staff were always smiling and made you feel very welcome. A short walk into... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This is one of those hotels, thankfully few and far between, where you don't really want to touch anything when you get into the room. I accepted that, given I only needed it for one night, and planned to be out at the theatre. I was precise in placing my things in a closet before setting out for the evening.... More

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Address: 124-126 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Cambridge Hotel 3*
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