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Hotel Olympia

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   49 Earl's Court Square, London SW5 9BY, England (Earls Court)
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Ranked #948 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend booked this hotel as we wanted to be close to the Earls Court exhibition centre as we came to London for the Summer London Film and Comic Convention 2014 so the location was perfect as the centre was just around the corner. The staff we're pleasant enough and our room was G1 the double room, I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very tired old hotel, more like a hostel. The smallest double room I've ever had. Not the cleanest, either. There was only just room to walk on one side of the bed. The furniture seemed to be 1980's flat pack stuff, poorly mended and falling into pieces, and not really any space for it to stand in. The single... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we got off the bus and saw our hotel, it was at the side of the building and it looked horrible so I was obviously dreading what my room would look like, our room was on the top floor which was annoying because there was stairs but no lift, when we got into our room it was like a... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I booked the Hotel Olympia for two nights to enjoy a day of Wimbledon tennis. When we first arrived I was quite surprised as the picture on the websites to book this hotel are quite misleading as they focus on Warwick Road rather than Earl's Court Square. You can see the entrance to the hotel but it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Whilst my grandchildren and myself were saved from a fate worse than death by NOT staying here,I wanted to make anyone who is even thinking of staying here,think again because the following is what happened to us. I had booked this hotel back in January and hadn't seen anything particularly negative about it that would set alarm bells ringing.On the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The hotel (rather hostel) is close to the Earls Court Exhibition Center and the underground station and its pretty cheap compared to London prices, but that is all the positive side of it. The rooms are hot and tiny, walls are made of paper (we could hear our neighbors all-night discussion about meaning of life...), beds are filthy and uncomfortable.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This is a hotel that is very old. Moldy walls and broken lights and terrible everything. TINY room with rockhard bed. Steamy hot in every part of hotel.. the receptionists sweat smells from reception to the 2nd floor.. staaaay awaaay

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

What a horrible place to stay! We were put in a basement room (B3), and it was suppose to accommodate 4 of us. There were two double beds that barely fit into the room, much less trying to fit 4 people and their luggage! The beds were really hard, and the carpet looked like it had been dug out of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have never stayed in a more run down hotel EVER. Completely filthy with holes in the floor.... We stayed in B4 so please read other reviews!!! Mould on all the furniture, beds like sleeping on a pile of wire with stained matresses ....we had insects running all over the room all we were offered was a can of flea... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I'd echo some of the other reviews on here. This hotel is in a great location and really cheap. It's cheap for a reason though... tiny room, window was broken, hot like a sauna, not massively clean, dodgy breakfast, etc, etc. Will say that the bathroom in my room looked fairly new to be fair. If you're just looking for... More

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Address: 49 Earl's Court Square, London SW5 9BY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Earls Court
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Olympia 2*
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Hotel Olympia London, England

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