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Cardiff Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5-9 Norfolk Square | Hyde Park, London W2 1RU, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Barcelona, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i recently stayed for 4 nights at the cardiff... pros: very convenient to paddington station and the heathrow express... the nearby #7 bus line takes you right to oxford street/tottenham court road etc.... reception staff are friendly and obliging... adequate no-frills breakfast... strong wifi signal throughout the establishment... good-value restaurants nearby (italian, lebanese, indian, etc.) cons: very expensive for what... More

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Cymru / Wales
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Markets itself as ‘Your friendly Bed and Breakfast hotel in the heart of London’ and lives up to its claims. My single room (with private terrace) was compact but clean. The outside space was a welcome addition to the room space and it was great to be able to have a coffee and relax on the terrace when the weather... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent two nights in the Cardiff hotel in a very clean single room on the first floor. Very strong water pressure in the shower & plenty of hot water. Nice breakfast & very nice staff. Very nice area near to tube and main line station Lots of places to eat with in minutes off the front door. This is... More

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Kinver, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located close to Paddington station in a classic Georgian terrace overlooking a pleasant public garden with large chess pieces. Plenty of restaurants and takeaways close at hand. There is easy access to Central London by bus or tube, but when I visited, access into Paddington underground was closed for maintenance. It is only a short walk to Edgeware Road underground,... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily found and very pleasant. I was on the 4th floor so quite a trek up the stairs but found the room to be well modernised if small. What else would I expect for the price in this part of London ?? Very comfortable despite the heat in London as they had provided a room fan. Shower and toilet were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to move out of my flat for one night due to problems with plumbing. You can imagine how I felt when I opened the door into my room (number 49) only to have to shut it immediately before going in as the smell in the room was that of my bathroom at home where I had problems with... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, small rooms, but it's usual for London, good place close to Padington, comfortable beds, good linen. Our room was on fourth floor, so with no elevator you can get here with two three stops on narrow staircase with your luggage. The check out at 10.30 is a little bit early, but at leadt you can leave your luggage... More

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Paris, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cardiff Hotel is situated on a quiet street facing a small park. In two minutes time, you are at the Paddington Station, bus stops and just a 7 minute walk to Hyde Park. It's close to Notting Hill and High Street Kensington, as well! There are countless restaurants, shops and points of interest in this neighbourhood. All of the... More

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Easley, South Carolina
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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First, the location is fabulous. It is a very short walk from Paddington Station and is very easy to find. There is a little park right outside the front door of the hotel as well. There is no lift in the hotel. My room was on the 3rd floor, so carrying bags up skinny winding staircases for several floors after... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

First impressions cute, then had to manoeuvre through piled timber in the stairwell and luggage piled everywhere, with our suitcases up to 1st floor (thank goodness only 1 floor). Room clean but blanket on bed and spare not so clean looking. Shower so small you wouldn't want to drop the soap. In all good location but over priced .

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Address: 5-9 Norfolk Square | Hyde Park, London W2 1RU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff Hotel 3*
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