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Blue Bells Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Pembridge Square, Notting Hill Gate, London W2 4EH, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Nykoping, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room;spacious (bigger than expected), wanted two twin bed, got one small and one double (nice), worn down hotel but clean, no smell of old smoke ;) lot of small things missing/broke at the room- some fixed by the staff after telling, old spiral beds -comfy but quite worn down in the middle,comfy duvet, flat pillows (two more in the wardrobe)... More

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We left it to the last minute, so I did not read the rather mixed reviews until after I’d paid (I chose to pay in advance which was not required). My heart sank a bit on reading some quite negative comments. However when we arrived I was very pleased. It is in a large, detached period building with high ceilings,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location and inexpensive for the area, but let down by a lack of maintenance. Also we booked a double and were given a twin with beds pushed together. Also a bad lack of tea and coffee provided that was not topped up when room was cleaned. They did let us leave our luggage when we checked out so we... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm so glad I ignored the bad reviews and booked this place. The location is fantastic , right in the heart of Notting Hill but on a quiet square overlooking one of the famous private gardens there. The service at the reception was friendly and kind. The room quite big (we had a quadruple in the basement), with a fridge... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pluses - location close to shops, underground station, restaurants - friendly staff - charming old style building - "you get what you pay for", affordable given the area - clean linen - good wifi all round Minuses - noisy, musty room - facilities and furnishings old and need updating e.g. torn curtains - shower not very hot - no lift

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Champaign, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Staff was friendly and they allowed us to leave our luggage at the desk for awhile when we arrived before the room was ready. Also, after checking out, we were allowed to leave our luggage in a closet upstairs, although it was unlocked. The room had an old deadbolt lock that was a bit loose on the door, so I'm... More

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I made a reservation at BBH when I couldn't find anything else a month before I arrived, even though I read some negative reviews here. The clerk gave me Room G3, which is adjacent to the office and dining room. The clerk was in a meeting when I arrived but quickly showed me the room. One look and I didn't... More

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Atherton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I wish to say to them thanks a lot for help! I was disappointed and I had a really bad service in "Notting hill hotel", 2 Pembrige Square, which I should leave, so I was without any accomodation for night with the baby(it looked like that horrible hotel kicked me and my baby out!). Yeah, yeah, could somebody believe it?!... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was reluctant to book at Blue Bells after reading the horrible reviews, but seeing that the recent ones were good I decided to go ahead and book. I'm very happy with my choice. I travel alone but booked a double room with a double bed. It was on the second floor overlooking a nice garden, and I was very... More

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Maarssen
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The location was excellent, near Notting Hill Gate Underground, near Portobello Road. Rooms are spacious. A pity they didn't have any bedlamps, difficult to read. Breakfast was very very simple: just toast & jam. Kind Indian people.

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Address: 14 Pembridge Square, Notting Hill Gate, London W2 4EH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Bells Hotel 3*
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