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The Clarendon Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34-37 Bedford Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JR, England (Bloomsbury / Holborn)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our room was lovely and spacious , the hotel was in a great location , a couple of minutes walk to two seperate tube stations ... The hotel is not cheap and I just felt a tiny bit short changed . There is no real bar / lobby area so you will Have to sit in your hotel room during... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you found your room comfortable and spacious, although we are sorry that your expectations were not fully satisfied on this occasion. Maybe you would like to try one of our 5* properties on another trip to London rather than one of our small townhouses. More

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in at 12.30 p.m. to leave our cases and asked specifically not to be put in a basement room and would be happy to pay for an upgrade to ensure we had a nice room. The Receptionist said she would make sure we got a nice room. We returned at 5.30 p.m. to a different Receptionist who gave... More

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

I am sorry to learn that your expectations were not satisfied on this occasion. Please accept my apologies. More

Greetham
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a gem. Beautifully clean - stayed for three nights and felt that the ongoing attention to detail in my room was outstanding. My thanks to whoever did that. The reception staff (a mention here of Georgie the charming Hungarian lass who was so helpful) are courteous and attentive. Room service menu is well priced. How lovely to be able... More

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. More

lancashire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights last week. Room for first night was too hot and noisy in basement but very helpful young man on reception found us a quiet room overlooking garden for second night. This was excellent. All the staff were friendly and efficient, the breakfast was good and the location perfect - we could walk from Euston and visit... More

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

Thank you for your nice review. I am pleased you had a good stay and found the location of the hotel convenient. I hope you will return in the near future. More

Preston, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was placed in this hotel by my employer but to be honest I will ensure I don't stop here again. The staff were wonderful and attentive and their standard of English was excellent (as it's not their first language). Any request was met with friendly politeness and immediate attentiveness. The room itself was massive but seems a bit tired... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay however apologise that your expectations were not fully satisfied. More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had originally checked in to this establishment for 2 separate stays, yet quickly cancelled the second stay after issues with the first. The Staff, while attentive, pleasant and showing a real willingness to help, had poor English skills, which made communication an issue at times. The room itself was cramped, small, and extremely hot. I had to sleep with... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to place your review. Your comments are noted. We are sorry your expectations were not fully satisfied on this occasion. More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good hotel in London. The staff were friendly and helpful - always with a smile. My room was a standard double. It was comfortable and clean. Everything worked. The continental breakfast was fresh with plenty of variety. Small parts of the bathroom were a bit tired but it was clean so no complaints at all.

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Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

Kingston, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to end up in an executive room. Spacious, lovely decor and furniture, beautiful, spacious (again) and presumably recently renovated bathroom. I guess with this hotel group it depends essentially on the kind of room you end up in as they have everything from very low end to decent to nice. Breakfast was perfectly acceptable, I had... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We do request a deposit on arrival at the hotel to cover for any extras - we normally take a pre-authorisation on a credit card. This is an amount frozen within your own bank account, not removed, nor received by our company. You can if you prefer provide a cash deposit. More

swansea
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at hotel for 2 nights, sunday and monday. on arrival upgraded to room 109. beautiful room. the location was excellant. just far away from covent garden to enjoy a nice stroll. would definetly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a stay in london and do not want to stay in the big chain hotels. well done to all... More

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Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Stayed here Tuesday-Thursday, so a midweek perspective only. Hotel is well presented, and is a hotel linked with two (or possibly) more hotels which are adjacent to it. The breakfast restaurant was in the Clarendon, but was being used by hotels nearby too. Breakfast was very nice and freshly made to order. I thought it was a very good quality... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to make a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your comments have been noted. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. More

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Address: 34-37 Bedford Place | Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury / Holborn , Camden / Primrose Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarendon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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