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Camden Lock Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   89 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AR, England (Camden / Primrose Hill)
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Ranked #575 of 1,069 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had just spent 3 days in London last weekend, staying in the Camden Lock hotel in Camden Town for the first time. The hotel is situated at the main road, Chalk Farm Road. The Chalk Farm station is only about 200 meters away. From there you can take the tube to London center in 20 minutes! People at the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked only one night and choose this because of its good location and the fact that it is probably the cheapest hotel in the area. The building looks terrible on the outside, pretty wasted but so do many other hotels and should not be an indicator for the rest. The welcome was nice and friendly, we received our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed one night and had a generally positive experience. The hotel does not look very enticing from outside and it's not that attractive inside but I understand from other posts that it is undergoing a programme of improvement. The welcome was friendly and efficient. The room was clean, big enough for me but quite sparse. It would have been... More

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ymwelyddCaerdydd, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you found your room clean and you have enjoyed our breakfast. Looking forward to welcoming you back in one of our newly refurbished rooms. More

Randers, Denmark
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights in a single room for some meetings in Camden. The reception area in rather weird, the same goes for the stairs to the second floor, where I stayed. But don't let this fool you. The room is spotless, the bed is great, the linen is clean and the bathroom is nice and inviting. It is a... More

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrLake, Thank you for your review. Also thank you for your kind comments about the breakfast and about our staff. We hope to see you again in the future. More

Reading, UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A basic and reasonable price B&B (via online agent) a stone’s throw from the Roundhouse and Chalk Farm Tube (use lift or 53 steps). Three storeys, we were on second floor, room overlooking the main road, guess you have the noisy road or not a very nice view. Roads in the immediate vicinity have parking restrictions all week but a... More

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChrisBReading_UK, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments about the room and about our staff. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. More

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

We loved our stay here so much we have already pre booked our next stay. We were in room 102 which was on the first floor and was clearly very recently refurbished in a minimal, modern, functional manner which made excellent use of the available space. Lovely bathroom and some toiletries. The ladies on the front desk couldn't have been... More

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear marthasperson, Thank you ever so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel. More

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Stayed last weekend, the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and decent. probably the best thing about this hotel is the location, just far enough away from the bustle to breathe and relax.

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LindseyB, Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope you will choose to stay with us again on your next weekend in London. More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night and we was very happy with the service and how clean our room was. I'd certainly stay again ,the noise wasn't as bad as I was expecting and it's in a perfect location for tube and camden nightlife .

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samuel O, Thank you for you kind review. We are delighted that you were happy with the service and the cleanliness of your room. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Anyone who complains about this hotel clearly has no experience in saying in London's alternative budget options. For £57 for a single -try to find another central, clean, safe base with en-suite! This place is clean, simple, very safe and cared for. Yes, it is run on a budget- that is reflected in the price, but based on my stay... More

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Swish_tripper, Thank you for your very thorough review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Your kind comments are very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back next time. More

Stewarton
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Hotel a little dated but clean and freshly decorated, room was small but perfectly adequate for a one night stay. As noted by others traffic noise is a problem that said I would be happy to stay again.

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Nicoleta F, Manager at Camden Lock Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stulin2013, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback. We are pleased that you found our hotel clean and perfectly adequate. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More

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Additional Information about Camden Lock Hotel

Also Known As:
Hotel Camden Lock
Camden Lock London
Camden Lock Hotel London, England
Address: 89 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Camden / Primrose Hill
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #575 of 1,069 hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Camden Lock Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Camden Lock Hotel, a small hotel situated in Camden next to the world famous Camden Lock just north of Regents Park. The Camden Lock Hotel situated in one of the trendiest places in London opposite the legendary Roundhouse theatre at London’s Camden Town is a real value-for-money, quality accommodation. There aren’t many places where you can spend one night out and have the luxury of such a wide range of different music venue choices. Camden Town provides not only a diversity of alternative shops and restaurants, but its pubs, clubs and bars, new and old such as Koko Club, Jazz Café, The Electric Ballroom, the Forum etc. which make Camden such a must area to visit and enjoy!The Camden Lock Hotel is situated just 5 minutes away from Kentish Town West Overground station.The Overground runs every 10 minutes for a 27 minute journey directly into Stratford, the heart of The Olympic Village.Please note: the hotel does not have a lift. ... more   less 
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