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Hour Glass Hotel

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131 Beaconsfield Road | Walworth, London SE17 2BX, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I booked online, and when I arrived in London, I got into a taxi and headed to my destination- the hour glass. As we were approaching, my taxi driver told me, "ya know, this area if the city is not really very nice....it's kind of a shizhole to be honest." Those were his exact words. When we finally pulled up... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

run by foreigners an located in the middle of a council estate....was only stopping two nights ended up staying over two weeks....woodnt negotiate on price for alonger stay......'famous last words..lets see what the internet says' charging me full amount every time......some good people in the pub below....dean the taxi driver...sound mate.....oh an be carefull of useing your card there as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff. Nice location as it is quite near to the central of London. Bus 343 can bring you to the elephant and castle station where you can go anywhere you want. Besides that, although the room is quite small, it is clean and tidy :)

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our first night at the hotel could have turned into a disaster. Beware of late arrivals, otherwise you pay an extra charge per hour. The hotel was easily accessible by bus from London bridge station (stop Alsace road). However, when we came in the room, we were astonished by its size!! We booked for 3 persons and there was barely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I can recommend this hotel! We where met by very polite staff and a friendly atmosphere :) it's a perfect place for one on a budget. The rooms where clean and cosy, the bathroom was small but practical.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

nice place , room was clean and all seem to be perfect , is the place where i will go back for sure next time and i will not regret it ,people there did everything to make me have a pleasant stay . All i can say in few words is that Hour Glass Hotel will be the first on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very nice and confibul place Nice staff hew can talk and communicate this is the best place that I found in around in London people look at this place you won't regret I really like the staff respect to manager Sebastian, Natalia, Daniel. very good staff. Hour Glass is value for money

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

this is an honost budget hotel! it does not cost alot, and there is no luxus! we stayed at the quadruple room 2 nights in march and we were verry happy. we even had our own bathroom, the beds was really comfortable and the room was clean :) all in all, a pleasent stay :)

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My parents stayed in the "hotel" for 4 nights and I regret having booked it for them. The room was clean,but not to be considered as a double,as it was advertised(it only had a double bed,but the space was really limited. The wardrobe was a joke(a foldable one,probably from IKEA), the heating worked only a few hours during the day,... More 

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Hour Glass Hote... P, Manager at Hour Glass Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for using our faculties at the Hour Glass Hotel. We are sorry that you do not feel entire happy with the services and facilities provided in our establishment. We are a budget hotel, means our goal is to provide as much as possible within reasonable price tag. The central heating is on from 5.30 - 9.00,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I spent just one night at the Hour Glass Hotel, with my fiancée. The staff was very, very sympathetic - but unfortunately I forgot the name of the girl (I am really sorry for this...). Our hostess offered an electrical plug adapter, presented us the whole place - and the breakfast was superb. We did run into some trouble -... More 

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