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Monopole Hotel

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98 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UH, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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Monopole Hotel
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  • 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Woodbury, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Here are the plusses: close to Paddington Station, friendly staff, our belongings were safe,okay breakfasts, low price. Negatives: bad beds. bad pillows, no shower door so the floor gets wet, no washcloths, no soap or toiletries, internet would only work in the stairway. A lot of restaurants in the area cater to the Hookah smoking crowd.Worn out and tired looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Spent 2 nights here and was just what I wanted, Great location (5mins walk from tube) with good range of places to eat nearby. Hotel was clean and tidy, with comfortable beds and good showers. Breakfast was good (eggs, bacon, tea and toast) and was just enough to set you up for the day. Perhaps the best part were the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

The hotel met and exceeded my expectations. Wireless internet performed flawlessly, beds were clean and comfortable, bathroom was clean, towels were big and water was hot. Staff was very friendly. The bathroom is a little odd with no shower curtain, but it is completely tiled. We asked for an extra towel to put on the floor after our shower and... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2009

This is our "family"hotel- we stayed here every year during the last 10 years. We tried different hotels but always were returning to this one.This is not the cheapest hotel in the area but the rooms are always clean and the breakfast is made by the style we like.The owner and his assistant are always friendly, are always willing to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2006

If you are looking for a inexpensive place to have a roof over your head, then the Monopole Hotel in England is your place. Located just a few minutes walking distance from a main railroad station, it's easy to get to but hard to forget. After arriving at the hotel we noticed our room had a very strong odor. The... More 

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txdrvr, Owner at Monopole Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, while we respect people's views, there are a few lies about this one. We change the sheets after every departure . The rooms are also cleaned every day. If you want to ask any questions about the hotel feel free to to contact us. More 

Newmarket, Ontario
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2006

I stayed here July 2006 after the reviews I read here and I wasn't disappointed. This is a very inexpensive hotel with great value. 60 pounds for myself and two kids. We had three beds, shower, etc. The breakfast was not the best, but decent considering the price. I had to stay at another hotel 4 or 5 doors away... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2006

My family, firends and I have stayed at The Monopole several times. The location is perfect and the owner and staff are very friendly and helpfull. The rooms are small and the bathrooms are small, but everything is functioning perfect. And - important to me - You don't spent all Your money on sleeping!

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2005

We stayed at the Monopole Hotel in March. The rooms are extremely small. The bathroom is even smaller. The beds could use replacing as they are "well used". The manager is nice and very helpful. The breakfast was good - bacon, eggs and toast. Overall, for 45 pound per night it was worth it. The location was perfect, close to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2003

I've stayed at Monopole few years ago with my sister and we've really loved it!The owner is friendly and nice,the Hotel,not fancy,is very very clean.Breakfast is good.I will come back

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Netanya, Israel
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2003

After a long search, i have reached the "monopole" Friendly owner to begin with....i had so many questions.... Rooms are VERY small, friendly staff, could use another beds, the BEST is it's location....not to mention it's prices comparing to "usual" prices at the same area AND CITY.

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Address: 98 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 1UH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Monopole Hotel London, England

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