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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Qiryat Ono, HaMerkaz, Israel
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a great hotel for the basics: the room was fine and the shower was good as well but there was no air conditioning in the room and the room was very hot (much hotter than it was outside!). The breakfast was very expensive so we skipped that. However, the staff were nice and helpful, and the location is fantastic: minutes... More

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Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the location good. I hope you will return soon. More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently stayed for 2 nights at this hotel. The executive room was lovely and the bed comfortable,but oh so expensive. The room was so hot, no air conditioning and as it is classed as a 4star hotel I would have thought something would be done about this, even if was just putting fans in the rooms as we knew other... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small hotel in a brilliant location. Easy walking distance to just about everywhere especially Soho and Covent Garden. The Hotel staff were very helpful and friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Didn't have the breakfast but Sainsburys was just around the corner and plenty of cafes nearby. Air conditioning would have been nice as it was very warm... More

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

Thank you for your excellent review. We are pleased you liked the hotel and the good location. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Staffordshire
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel when the temperature outside was 28 degrees. No air con in the room and as it was a basement room the windows were sealed....result a hot room and not a comfortable nights sleep. However, the staff were lovely, the room nice and the food very good, so just avoid in a heat wave!

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Thank you for placing your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return soon. Nellie S from sunny London. More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We arrived very early in the morning to London Heathrow on a Monday morning. We stopped at the tourist desk at the airport to ask some questions. Originally we had been booked into an Inn in Hampstead. The man at the desk was able to find us a room at the Clarendon for close to equivalent price and it was... More

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I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope that you and your family will come again soon. More

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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Booked the garden room suite here, great hotel, really good for tube access straight into all central London. Clean, comfy and heart buffet breakfast. Nice to walk into local village for dinner and a beer, Definitely recommend, but never looked at the standard rooms.

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So glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay - it's quite rare to find hotels with nice gardens in central London, so its good that you were able to enjoy the garden during this lovely sunny weather. More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We only booked for 1 night to attend wedding on HMS President, we arrived just after noon even though check in is from 3. We needed a room to change into from travel clothes to wedding attire. This posed no problems and we were quickly shown a room to use. All the staff are very polite, professional and friendly. Breakfast... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

On arrival, upgraded to a large room overlooking a garden courtyard, which was a bonus. Comfortable room, although TV offering is a little mixed (SKY channels are welcome, but other channels a bit limited and unreliable in quality). Breakfast is pleasant, good range of things to choose from. All in all, would use again. Didn't use it, but looks like... More

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We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Your comments have been noted and we thank you for posting your review. More

Derby, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Clarendon Hotel,Bedford Place , London WC1B 5JR. I took my wife to London using the Show & Stay method which we have used before & I must say we were not let down at all - the hotel is lovely & clean - the staff friendly & helpful & our free upgrade was most appreciated. The continental breakfast is... More

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

Thank you for your lovely review - we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and the show too and had a good birthday weekend. We look forward to welcoming you back for another celebration soon. More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I didn't know what to expect from this hotel as the website didn't really make it clear. The Clarendon is one of a series of Georgian town houses along Bedford place, all run by Grange Hotels. I had an executive room, which was quite roomy for English standards, furnishings were lovely. Breakfast was included. All quite nice. Russell square is... More

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the location convenient. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back on your next visit to England. 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*
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