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The Ventures Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12-20 Sussex Gardens | Marble Arch, London W2 1UL, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Khartoum, Sudan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biggest mistake to stay here. I actually booked it by mistake. I have never seen such a filthy and nasty dwelling. It stinks and there is no sense of hygiene. Just traumatizing. Run as fast as you can.

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NSW Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My brother and I stayed at the Ventures for one night. He booked the hotel through booking.com without looking at the reviews. Once I saw several of the reviews my expectations were to say the least low. In the event the room , although small, was newly painted and clean. The bathroom was quite large and clean with a good... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I would like to share my review with others , this was the worst hotel I had ever stayed in , the room was very dirty , the towels were extremely dirty and disgusting , the bathroom was all broken , the shower was not working and broken , the noise was terrible , it felt like people were actually... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Let me start by saying this hotel was booked in error... I am not stupid, I can and have read the myriad of horrific reviews about this hotel. The knowledge that this was going to be bad did nothing to pacify me upon arriving at this derelict, miserable, filthy, cold, smelly, dank hole of a building. Please stop referring to... More

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Kingston upon Hull
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Very basic, in a poor level of repair and not very clean. Rooms were cramped, dingy and furniture broken. Staff were fine. Not a pleasant place to stay, not very secure. Can be very noisy as many walls are very thin.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Room was smelly and not clean. Blankets was smelly like you sleep whit all people who was sleep before you in this hotel. Heating does not working and they give you just one smelly blanket. We payed for room with private bathroom but they give us room with share bathroom without refund, because like receptionist say, there come big group... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend booked three nights here as everything else was fully booked. We saw the reviews and we're not expecting a lot. To our surprise, we had an excellent visit! The rooms have everything you need, and comfy beds. The staff were so friendly to us especially the lovely ladies serving breakfast which was also amazing! I could... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Booked this through last minute hotels (will never use that service again) £124.50 for one night in a hotel that I would feel ripped off paying £30 per night. Staff were friendly, but room was in need of desperate decoration, no plug in the wash basin, water took ten minutes to run hot, shower did not drain properly, one towel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We've been in that so called hotel for four nights. Our room was on the third floor and it was freezing cold. Windows couldn't be closed properly, just thin blankets and a cold heating. Staff said, maybe they turn the heating on for a few hours after 10pm. but nothing happend. We demanded more blankets but got only one (for... More

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Address: 12-20 Sussex Gardens | Marble Arch, London W2 1UL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Ventures Hotel 2*
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