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The Lonsdale Hotel

9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Ok, it's cheap. You can't get away from the fact that £80 a night in central london is 'cheap'. However, it's so run down and appears to be so poor condition that everyone thinks it's dirty. Bed was comfy, clean and I had a quiet nights sleep. But it's a complete dive, with threadbare carpet scaled up shower and only... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

By far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Single room with nothing but a few draws, a bed and a sink with a shared toilet for the whole hotel. Not to mention the state of the 'curtains'/ bed sheet used as well as the mouse running round the room at 2am. I don't think anything will ever compare... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Truely no good words. The place is dirty, from the mold, to the bed bugs, till the disrespectful...well everything. The place is uncorfotable, from the noise (live love making nextdoor, slamming doors) to the matresses (from the springs sticking in your back till the bed bugs). The people that run this place don't seem to care much. No greeting, no... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hotel is not even a 1 star rating. The room was on the third floor, the ensuite was filled with the previous guests hair, and was like a porta potty with a shower head the size of a closet. Graffiti over the wall, window rotten and bent, tons of flies in the room. There looked to be splashed dried... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is the email I sent to bookings.com after we ran from the place to a lovely hotel around the corner.. Dear Sir/Madam, just wanted to ask you if you check out all of the hotels on your site?? Myself and my partner just had a horrific experience with the above booking, as the 2 different rooms we got to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Worst hotel i've ever stayed at. The smell as you walked throught the front door was replusing. We then had to walk up 3 flights of stinking stairs to walk along a corridor which the floor was covered in holes. We got to the room (not expecting much after what we had just witnessed and had paid), the room was... More

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Coalville, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

his has got to have been the worst hotel i have ever stayed at!!! Traveled to London with my 12 yr old sonand picked this budget hotel. We didn't expect frills due to the budget price but didn't expect to stay in this creepy filthy place either. Greeted by strange and creepy chaps at reception - they led us to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

At check in, the receptionist asked if we would like to check our room then if its ok, come back and make a payment... that already got alarm bells ringing. The room looked like a reconstructed prisoner of war camp set stolen from the imperial war museum. Curtains hanging off the hooks, beds looked like you'd catch something from sitting... 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): $
Number of rooms: 39
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