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Opulence Hotel

47 Gloucester Place, Off Baker Street, London W1U 8JE, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a dirty and stinking hotel. Room was not cleaned and ready when I first arrived there. I finally decided to forego my initial deposit and did not check into the hotel. thankfully, I moved to a much better hotel. Opulence is just in name, it is the opposite in actual. Reception Staff was very rude.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not even know how it's a hotel as it's not like it. Rooms are not in a good condition, wallpapers are coming off and then there is noise. I haven't had a clue that it could be so loud all night long! There are also other wonderful "features": -no elevator and narrow staircase instead; some could say that... More 

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh dear, this was a mistake. There's no fool like an old fool, and I suspect we were taken in by the name. 'Opulence'? Well, possibly the over-blown but very tired décor - if you discount wallpaper stained and peeling off the walls. And one of the two lamps which didn't work. And no plug in the sink. And a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ididnt bother reading any reviews of this hotel until the morning we were due to turn up and immediately my heart sank but of course we couldn't cancel as it had been left too late. When we arrived the young man on reception was brilliant and we asked him to show the room that we would be staying in which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel for s girlie couple of days, the website sold it well with beautiful pictures. Don't be fooled!!! It's vile, everything is tatty, broken falling apart, the bathroom is awful. They provide a kettle and mugs but no tea, coffee or milk. You can't get any food here what so ever and can't get any bottled water or... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

absolute joke for the price over £100+ for an out dated smelly B&B! Not a hotel at all there is a dingy reception at the top of a small set of stairs, then the first room we was placed in was very small and had a horrid smell, the toilet didn't flush either! so my partner went to complain and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Thank goodness I was only there on an overnight stay! Tourists be aware this place is not reflective of some great accommodation you can get in London! The hotel is exceptionally dated. My room room 6) was a mere 8 flights of steps to reach it. Having booked a double room I was flippantly given a twin room. When asked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I booked through lastminute for £130 per night. The reception was manned at all points that I was there by an odd but pleasant man, the room was small but clean. It feels like the hotel is run on a skeleton crew, and clearly needs some work done to freshen it up and make it feel like people care about... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

For £50 a night in central London the Opulence Hotel is very cheap (I booked it months in advance via lastminute.com) but at £100+ there are much better places to stay in central London. The reception was always unmanned, the decor is much in need of redecorating, and most of the furniture in the room was broken, not to mention... More 

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Zabbar, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

we were there last january.when we arrived the receptionist wasnt there and we had to ring the bell and after about 10 mins the receptionist came. our room was on the last floor,we had luggages and there was NO LIFT. the housekeeping service used to come around 5pm which was late for us after a day out and until they... More 

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