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The Lancaster

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4-6 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JD, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i agree with the previous reviewer.Its a con.I booked the hotel on Last minute.com and am sure it was advertised as 4 stars.It now appears to have gone to three on their site. the details of sharing a toilet with two other rooms is in the minutest detail and did not even register until i was checking in. You have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm an avid traveler, and have been all over the Northern Hemisphere, and this is BY FAR, the worst hotel I've ever stayed at... period! In all honesty though, I didn't even stay there because after 2 hours, I'd had enough. I booked a 3-day stay at The Lancaster, sight unseen from a travel site, and to be honest, they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an overnight stay after attending a function. Was given a room with a great view across the park with the Shard, London Eye etc in the distance. Check in was good (nice and friendly) as was check out, food at the function was excellent. All staff were very polite and professional. I guess I got unlucky as I planned... More 

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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had decided to visit the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park and this hotel was just a short walk away. The rooms were pleasant, comfortable and our room had a fantastic view over Hyde park and the London skyline. The stay included a hot English breakfast buffet which was hot, plentiful and just what we needed for a busy Saturday... More 

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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for a couple of nights in September, first class, comfortable room. 200 yards from the Italian Gardens within Hyde Park, lovely for a pre dinner stroll. Next to Lancaster Gate tube station

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

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the location convenient. We hope you will return on a future trip to London. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of The Lancaster London can't be beat! On the North side of Hyde Park and within a 2 minute walk of Lancaster Gate tube station on the central line is ideal! We stayed there for 4 nights in November. The room is cozy, the bed comfortable, and the bathroom of adequate size. They had American outlets which worked... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Revisited London this weekend and once again stayed at the Lancaster which has been renovated considerably since my last visit.The staff here are always pleasant and greet you with a smile.The hotel is in a great quiet location 15 minutes easy walk from Euston, with 2 tube stations within 5 minutes walk( both on Piccadilyline)...Very clean with great breakfasts this... More 

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

Thank you for your nice review. We are pleased you like staying in the Lancaster and its location. We hope you will return again soon. More 

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21 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I stayed here whilst on a work function. The room was very small, the bathroom was pokey with the toilet in a very hard position to even use. The bed was very comfortable and large, contributing to the issue of the lack of space somewhat. The location was pretty good for what we needed, tube stations within very easy reach.... More 

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

I am pleased you found the bed comfortable and the location good. I am sorry that your expectations were not fully satisfied on this occasion. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed at the Lancaster for a weekend trip, it was good value, and the room was very large, clean, pleasant with a great shower! But it was just a little shabby around the edges with out of date decor, sheets instead of duvets etc All I can really say was it was fine and pleasant but... More 

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

Thank you for your review. The Grange Lancaster is a 3* Townhouse hotel - I would suggest you try one of our 5* hotels next time you are in London. More 

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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134 reviews 134 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the hotel for more than a week and were not disappointed. While it does not provide any competition to the 3, 4 and 5-star establishments, it does provide 1) a clean room; 2) a good bed; 3) an in-room shower and 4) a toilet right outside the door. Not the greatest arrangement, but good... More 

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

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope that you managed to visit all the sights of Lodnon while you were here. I hope you will return in the near future. 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:3 star — The Lancaster 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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