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Somerset Hotel

6 Dorset Square | Gloucester Place, London NW1 6QA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

For a cheap night in London at the heart of regents park you can not complain. It has a comfortable bed and the room was spacious. Negatives is there is no air com,dated furniture and nothing extra provided.breakfast was very basic toast/cereal/boiled eggs.

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is what makes this place desirable. Otherwise it wouldn't offer much. To begin, there is no lock on the door to the street. You can see splintered wood where there used to be a lock. Security is not a priority for sure. Only one of the windows in our room opened which was awful because our room had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms are small, as are the bathrooms which would not be a problem if there was more thought put into the presentation. The curtains do not fit and the windows are almost rotted through, the secondary glazing does not shut properly so it is noisy. The bathroom had a maserating toilet that made noise all night and when flushed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my boyfriend and I arrived in the afternoon, ready to check in, and to be welcomed by a 'receptionist'- this was what I can only describe as teenager, wearing paint covered jeans and a filthy t-shirt. He was texting the whole way through check in, he even asked me to repeat myself because he missed what I had said due... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed here for 4 nights and I am far from happy. It was mine and my partners first holiday together and we wanted to make it as long as possible, we were on a budget and understand prices in London are very steep. Therefore we were very pleased when we came across the Somerset Hotel at such a... More 

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The leek
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the photos were taken years ago as they are not a reflection on this hotel. Our room was awful. There was a sort of walk in wardrobe thing with no light so you couldn't see a thing. We lived out of a suitcase fir the entire week. You could see through the curtains. Lights had no lampshades. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Location. Only minutes' walk from train station. Helpful staff The hotel looked like it was undergoing renovations. If so, it shouldn't be opened for business. The room looked half done. The sheets, towel & bathroom were clean. That's about it. Cons: Broken shower curtain rail. Hole in the wall. Window that doesn't close (luckily it's not winter). Room doesn't... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great old world hotel where customer service is king. Affordable 3 star in the center of London and super friendly staff, in one of the most expensive cities. Is a can't miss. Would definitely come back, my stay was for 4 nights.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check in was the only thing that went well. Booked a twin room but was allocated a triple which of course was fine. Room was dirty, dusty with old damaged furniture. Found an awful amount of dust and a damaged telephone socket with loose wires on the floor whilst looking for a plug. Showed the staff who said they knew... More 

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

First the good points. Excellent location just a short walk from Marylebone and Baker Street stations. Although the hotel seems minimally staffed, those we met were both friendly and helpful, wouldn't even accept a tip when we left saying it was not their policy. Included breakfast was simple but adequate, toast, preserves, cereals, fruit and coffee. Lots of facilities in... More 

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