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Goodenough Club

23 Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AD, England
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Ranked #107 of 685 Specialty Lodging in London
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Godalming
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a twin toom with a colleague. The hotel occupies several townhouse on the street all next to each other so when we checked in we were given keys and went outside to a house two doors down. The room was much larger than most townhouse hotels I have stayed in and had a great large bathroom. Wasn't... More 

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canberra
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had completely forgotten this place until I needed to book for next month in London. I was looking through the ads for hotels and my memory was jogged. Sorry readers, I should have warned you earlier. This Club is neither a B&B nor a Youth Hostel, but it should be compared to those entities if it is to be... More 

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Stuart P, Manager at Goodenough Club, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback. We are really surprised by your feedback as it doesn't sound like our establishment. We only offer breakfast for our food and beverage offering and you are right we are neither a guest house or a bed and breakfast. We are four start accredited accommodation located in a beautiful square in Bloomsbury, in a very... More 

Halifax
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disclaimer: I'm a former resident of Goodenough College (an incredible place). That said, this was my first stay at the Club and was impressed by this exceptional suite. My partner and I checked in early, having been offered courteous service by the Easter weekend desk staff. We were directed to our room on the second floor of '22' (I should... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked the outlook of the premises. The College offers a very nice breakfast. The Club personnel is friendly. The views from the rooms I have been assigned over my 2-3 visits have usually been rather nonexistent, but stepping out from the hotel makes it all up. The public transport connections are very good if you don't mind walking some... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for my birthday weekend and it was dreadful. I was put in the mews and it was a glass box with blinds for sound proofing, I could hear chatting and laughing and I felt very nervous and unsafe. I tried changing rooms and they were booked up. It seemed to me that they left the worse rooms... More 

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Stuart P, Manager at Goodenough Club, responded to this review

HI Hat 422. Sorry to hear your review. Even more perturbed you think we have put you in a terrible room to ruin your birthday. The mews rooms are very secure being in a enclosed courtyard which can only be accessed through our 24 hour reception, they are our most requested rooms by our regulars but its not to all... More 

Witney, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't believe this is a 4 star hotel! We didn't enjoy our stay. Room 231 @ £130 was cramped with a double bed. The shower had mould in every corner. Staff didn't know the way any where so we had to sort ourselves out. Breakfast in Goodenough College was interesting architecturally, but it was Do It Yourself, there were... More 

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Stuart P, Manager at Goodenough Club, responded to this review

Dear 331 Lesley, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We are not a four star hotel we are 4 star accredited guest accommodation, being a club and a not for profit organisation. Our prices are very reasonable for central London and breakfast I have fed back already. It can get very busy as anywhere can but... More 

tavira
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17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely listed building in a very quiet area. Food is excellent whether taken in the Club or in the adjacent College. The problem being in the basement was the peace and quiet depended upon those in the above room. For 3 out of our 2 nights it was peaceful but then we had 2 nights where our windows were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was good value for money and spacious. I had a basement room which was superbly quiet, no traffic noise, hence a good nights sleep. went for the continental breakfast option, though was offered a full breakfast in the college, the continental offering was plentiful and well laid out. I will stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was taken to the Goodenough club for one nights stay, as a birthday treat, after visiting the theatre. The staff were polite and helpful and we'd been upgraded to the suite. This room was amazing, beautifully decorated and very grand. Our room faced the square with a beautiful outlook. It was clean tidy and the bed was wonderful. Breakfast... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was in London on business (and some pleasure as well) a while ago and booked this hotel due to its proximity to King's Cross train station, we had a meeting the next day in Stevenage and it was convenient in the sense that we could walk to King's Cross in the morning. Upon arrival it was clear that this... More 

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