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The Lonsdale Hotel

9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at the Lonsdale with high expectation - Ive stayed in similiarly priced hotels in the vacinity & been more than satisfied with staff & facilities offered."Shabby" would be overrating it! I shared a twin bedded en suite room with my mum in law while we visited the city to attend my sons graduation at the Barbican.I must say... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was too hot, bed was too hard, could feel the springs almost breaking through. Room furniture ill-fit and shabby, sink plumbing not good, hot and cold taps wrong way round (i.e, hot water came from 'cold' tap and vise-versa). Shared bathrooms in poor state, in one the door was hanging off of only one hinge! One shower was broken,... More

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Blackpool
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

damp, mould, bad smell. Stayed in the hotel for less than 15 mins and had to leave because of 2 flea bites from our room. Stay away at all costs. Also tried to charge me more than the agreed price, and said I never paid the deposit.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Checked in on the 28 June with my son and lasted less than 15 mins. Reception had no change when i made my payment, and to be honest, i did'nt trust giving them my card details. I was then told when I was going out, I would need to leave my room key with them for my and their security.... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to stay at the hotel for check in 24th June - check out 26th for two nights but had to check out on 24th because it smelt of mold and damp, dirty walls, two mattresses on one bed the bed was caving in at the bottom with screws lose, cables all on floor, a lose bar on wall... More

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Shipley, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. Would not stay here for free. This hotel should be closed down. Even squatters would refuse to stay here. There was foul smell in the hotel and rooms. Blocked toilets, toilets don't flush, shower broken, ensuite so small you cant stand in shower. Furniture is so old wouldn't even sell at... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

How they can call this a hotel is behind me. Trading standards should be called! Dirty rooms, rude staff, if hell exists then this hotel must surely be it! I would rather be skinned alive and then dipped in vinegar than stay in this hotel again!

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Never ever stay here, got to the hotel at 4 in the morning and the "receptionist" was absolutely no help, showed no interest, barely lifted his head, pointed towards our room but offered no help to find it. The room itself was falling apart, you walk in and the door barely opens because the bed is in the way and... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The best part of the hotel was the exterior – which I suggest is the ONLY place you view this hotel from. And whilst it is forgiveable for the exterior to be having work done (it needs it), it certainly isn't ideal for paying guests to walk through dust, swearing workmen and under ladders. My first impression inside the Lonsdale... More

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Address: 9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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