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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2008
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Sassari, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2008

We stayed at the Portland for 3 days. This was the second Grange hotel we had stayed at. The first being the Beauchamp next door. The Portland is a small hotel which has been recently refurbished. We were given a very big room considered that standard doubles in London are quite small. We had a kitchenette and a bathroom fitted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2008

Booked through "Londonhotels4u.com". We spent just the one night at this hotel, shame it wasn't more. Great position in a pretty, quiet 'townhoused' street. 10 mins walk (if that) from Covent Gdn. Huge 2nd floor room, big bed, sofa-bed, sitting area, lovely bathroom (bath and shower). Clean, light, quiet (well, ok a little tired but nothing offensive!). Tea/coffee, fridge and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2008

The Portland hotel is a small, townhouse hotel close to the theatres of the west end. The rooms are large, clean and nicely decorated. This is exactly the kind of small, boutique style hotel that my husband and I enjoy staying in. Continental breakfast was included in the price we paid (you can pay extra for full English) and consisted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2008

A nice hotel which is probably more a 3 star hotel but charming, in a typical london building. We stayed there 3 nights and had a large room with a view in the garden. The location is also very convenient within a walking distance (20 min) to the touristic area and close to 2 underground stations. The staff is nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2007

great little hotel. large american sized bathrooms, clean., big room by european standards. excellent location, too, near many underground stops, restaurants, bars.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2007

The kind of place that makes you wonder - yet again - whether London shares the same hotel grading system as the rest of the western world. This is billed as a four star hotel but is, essentially, a rough 3 star at best, and really a 2 star hotel. We got a pretty large room on the top (3rd)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2007

The location was perfect and the room was just what we were looking for. Affordable, large, comfortable. The bathroom was large and clean with a nice, strong shower. Broadband internet service and clean. We were there for a week, and the storage space was a little limited, but we were extremely happy with the value we got for the (very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2007

It was the third time that I was staying at this hotel and I couldn't be happier of sleeping in my welcoming and warm room. It's great to find such a nice hotel, extremely clean and at walking distance to the very centre of London. If you can find a room with a garden view, then you'll be able to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2007

This hotel is really great value for money. The room was surprisingly large for the centre of London. The basement room had all the advertized amenities and the Kichenette was handy for quick meals after long days walking. This room also had it's own private garden. Innitially the room was only cleaned in the afternoon, but the staff ensured the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2007

we stayed at the Portland and had a superb room with small garden , found the staff very helpful, huge room very clean and fantastic location, only 10 minutes from theatre land, paid £125.00 and was very impressed would deffinatley stay again with our children, breakfast fine also,, so not sure what people are moaning about,, stayed in some awful... More 

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Address: 31 - 32 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Portland Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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#274 Luxury Hotel in London
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