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Bowden Court

24 Ladbroke Road | Notting Hill, London W11 3NN, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I stay one month and half there and had some issues with their management. They try to get more money from you with some rules that they don't explain to you when you check in. I have problem with the internet connection wich is not available in all rooms. Sanitaries are not very clean and the food is always the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Just avoid staying here, it's for you, if you'd wish to study then better to choose students accommodations, this is an hostel , students are friendly and helpful, yet people work there is less helpful , manager is hated by many students as she has a definite horrible character.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

i've stayed there for 3 weeks Good location, clean room and usually quiet. So I have no complaints about it. Room size is ok, furniture is new . Plus there is a small gym.So its a good value for money.

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Naples, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was at Bowden for about 10 months. I pretty much chose this place for the period because of the excellent location. It is a few steps away from Notting Hill Gate which means everything you may need is on the doorstep: Portobello Road market, Kensington Park, Tube, Bus, shops, restaurants, supermarkets, fast foods etc. Rates differ depending on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

Was here for 3 nights during the Notting hill carnival. Location is ideal for this. However, hostel world advised that my friend and I would have a shared room but on arrival the receptionist told us otherwise. This place has a lot of long term residents so apparently 2 people travelling together are rarely able to share a room. The... More 

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notting hill
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2009

Hi, I stayed at Bowden Ct (I still am here) for 3 months now. Where can I start.. hmm... The room: I stayed in a 3 bd room. The room is pretty small for 3 ppl. The furniture and beds are old. There were bed bugs which I had to report to the Front Desk, after that a Guy came... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

Never knew there are still places that serve workhouse rate breakfast in the UK. Stayed in this place for a few days, tried breakfast once and decided to cut losses and ignore it on other days. I mean how do you call two slices of toast (you prepare it yourself) a cup of tea/coffee with cold milk, lard/jam and cereal... More 

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

i booked a single room and thought it was adequate, clean enough and did the job, although i heard some rooms wer not so clean. staff wer pretty friendly and helpful though. nvr had any probs with the shared separate bathroom/shower although wasnt the cleanest ever. had internet access, ironing/washing room/sommon room, never tried the meals there.

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bari
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2009

I was there for only 3 days to visit London. My friend is there looking for jobs. So it was cool. The room as very clean, no spiders or anything like that. The reception is young and friendly. The only thing i didn't like as much was the food...coz i'm Italian. Overall it was a positive experience!! Call in advance... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2008

The facilities are extremely old and ill-maintained. I got a bed with a hole in the middle. The landlord and managers are extreme unfriendly. For foreigners, please just give your passport to the stranger security guy for "deposit", because otherwise you will either be kicked out of the hotel or sleeplessly argue with them forever. The cheap price is attractive,... More 

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Address: 24 Ladbroke Road | Notting Hill, London W11 3NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 150
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