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The Lancaster

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4-6 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JD, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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Ranked #638 of 1,073 hotels in London
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here many times using City and Park view rooms, always a pleasant stay and would recommend the "Weekender" deal. Excellent location for visiting most attractions and The West End Shows, just a short walk across into Hyde Park or to the Lancaster Gate Tube. Excellent all round Hotel with very pleasant and helpful staff, quiet and clean... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very hot room below ground level open windows to much road noise had a fan but not much use in the heat excellent staff free wifi and breakfast was good tv signal poor, great central location and sure rooms higher up in building would have been better

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for a private birthday party. the room was decorated beautifully and the entire building is quite pleasant inside and the place is huge. i found the staff very friendly and polite particularly on dealing with an extremely demanding host. i would come back here for another party but i dont think it would be my first choice... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was apprehensive with my booking as the website said shared bathroom. However I was pleasantly surprise as the room had its own wash basin and shower and the toilet was literally next door and impeccably clean and well presented. The room was spacious by London standards, well appointed and comfortable. It is on a quiet street. The staff were... More

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your stay and found the location good for travelling around London. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. More

Modiin, Israel
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

What a charming little hotel. I spent two nights in an on-suite bedroom. The room is big enough to comfortably accommodate a full size double bed, settee, two easy chairs, desk and a small table, with tons of space to spare. A huge window overlooks a secluded private garden. The bathroom is superb and newly fitted out. Everything works as... More

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back on your next visit to England. More

Marbella, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Having to come to the area of Bloomsbury on a regular basis, I suppose we have meanwhile stayed in more or less all of the Hotels there. We felt a bit ambivalent towards this Hotel. Although the room was nice, spacy and quiet, it was in the basement and with the steep flight of stairs going down and the fire... More

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, however your comments have been noted. You may like to choose one of our other higher star rated hotels in the same road on your next visit to the Bloomsbury area. More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Expensive but presumably typical of London. No en-suite toilet, shower was poor, paint peeling, tv right next to sink and dodgy remote control for the tv! Student accommodation! Bed was comfy so not all bad, but price did not include breakfast, which is ridiculous. Avoid.

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Sorry to learn you did not enjoy your stay. I hope that you will try one of our 4 or 5* hotels in the future. More

Yukon, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed here for most of our trip to England. The rooms were clean and safe. The toilet was down the hall and was very clean and nice. The showers are in the room and ours was exposed to the room (not in a private room). I like the tea cubby and having a nice sink available in our space.... More

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you enjoyed London - the Lancaster is certainly in a good location for travelling around the tourist sights. We hope you will come back to England and Grange Hotels soon. More

Cardiff
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed for three nights for a course, staff were helpful enough but the hotel itself is dated and in need of a refurb. They have communal toilets which I didn't expect in a hotel these days. The rooms were also incredibly hot, unbearably hot. I would not stay here again

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Nellie S, Guest Relations Manager at The Lancaster, responded to this review

Sorry your expectations were not fully satisfied. This is a listed building with certain building constraints, this is reflected in the room tariff. We do have very similar hotels in the same road with all rooms fully ensuite. More

monkeyplex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I needed a couple of rooms for an overnight business trip and booked The Lancaster as it came recommended by a well known hotel booking site which I shall never return to again! On the way from the station we arrived at what looked like a beautiful hotel only to be told it was the wrong one and we were... More

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Address: 4-6 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Lancaster 2.5*
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