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The Portland Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31 - 32 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JH, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #426 of 1,073 hotels in London
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Haifa, Israel
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a business traveler, this hotel was exactly what I needed. Clean room, close to two central underground stations. Walking distance from Oxford st(10mins walk). They do not have a dining room so they send you to the next door hotel. About 20GBP. For half that, I went to a near by diner... Enjoy London it's great!!!

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York, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is a small hotel, and the general feel is a very upmarket Bed and Breakfast, but with the reassurance that it is part of a bigger group of hotels, and so you do not get the idiosyncrasies you can with small establishments (for good and bad). We were a part of three. The double room we had was lovely... More

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Vevey, Switzerland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I was actually booked in the nearby Hotel Buckingham London which must be belonging to the same owner as the receptionist directed me to the Portland. There nothing really fancy about the hotel, it doesn't actually loo like a hotel but more like a nice looking residential apartment block. The receptionist and staff were all very friendly, the room was... More

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

A good hotel with large rooms. More hotels of the same owner in the street. Perfect for families to start your tour in London. Close to underground (200 mtr) and the hop on hop off bus stop (50 mtr) in the same street. Breakfast is good in the Clarendon hotel next door. A good restaurant (Spaghetti house) can be found... More

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Halifax, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
17 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

In fairness, we were upgraded to a larger room (almost a junior suite) on arrival so that increased my opinion of this boutique hotel. It is a classic London hotel with helpful, friendly staff, a tasty breakfast (included in our rate), and it is clean and quaint. I know the regular rooms are small as some of our friends stayed... More

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Manchester, UK
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I can only presume that I got upgraded on arrival. Nothing was said at check-in, but I ended up with a very large room (203) at the front of the building. The room itself was really very nice. Big bed (two singles joined together with a king-sized mattress on top). In addition, there was a separate seating area (adjacent to... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Myself a friend stayed here on 28 Feb 14 after being upgraded from The Lancaster - their sister hotel. We had originally booked The Lancaster for a twin room but with a shared bathroom. When we arrived we got told we were being upgraded to The Portland hotel with our own bathroom & we were not disappointed. Smart & welcoming... More

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Belfast
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This hotel which was a converted dwelling house or 2 is well equipped.Service is excellent and the only problem I had was there is no in house dining facilities you have to walk about 100 yards to get breakfast in a sister hotel.having said that breakfast was excellent with really great service.I had to get a room change as my... More

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Wales
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33 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I was upgraded to a bigger room on arrival and it was very large, with a big sofa and was generally very, very nice. Whenever I have stayed at the Portland I have had a mini kitchen and although this seems odd in relation to the grand room, it is really handy. The room was very clean and tidy and... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed her with my wife, hotel great to get fond room was really good size, comfy large bed, kitchenette and just a great stay. Very handy central reasonable priced hotel and with theatre pack superb , highly recommended

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Address: 31 - 32 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill , Covent Garden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Portland Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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#265 Luxury Hotel in London
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