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Hotel Sophia

#1,024 of 1,058 Hotels in London
A, 5 London Street, London W2 1HL, England
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glasgow
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Travelled here with my sister on friday 11 dec , our flight was later and we were delayed so didnt arrive until after midnight , we stood in the reception area for a good ten minutes before anyone arrived to help us well i say help , a creepy looking guy with long greasy hair came up stairs stared at... More 

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1 Thank bankiebabe22
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I've had better accommodation in India, broken window, no toilet roll , no TV, radiator didn't work, dirty and smelly, hair in the shower, no mug or milk with tea facility, the pics say it all, absolutely shocking, an embarrassment to London

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London hotels are wildly expensive. I chose a hotel in the area of the city I wanted to visit and paid quite a lot for the room. It was really one of the worst hotels I've ever stayed at. I have traveled the world and have stayed in some pretty poor places, but for London, this place is inexcusable. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Room dirty - Carpet filthy (at least sheets and towels were clean) Bathroom had a 60W light bulb on bare wires hanging from a broken fitting Shower fittings were broken Breakfast cereal was very stale All of this for the not entirely rock bottom price of £55 - You could do much better than here. It saving grace was that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Housekeeping in this place was none existent. Carpets needed a good Hoover, decorating needs loads of attendance and the room was tiny. This is not my idea of a hotel and I would never go there again. The place was a mess.

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3 Thank SALLY S
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I arrived to be greated at reception by a gentleman who was eating a microwaved curry meal at the reception desk. I wish I had walked out then and things only went downhill from there. I was given the key to my room no 204. No lift and three flights of stairs. On entering the room I was shocked as... More 

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4 Thank Laurence S
Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Sophia will never win any awards but will always have a place in my heart (we got stranded in London overnight) & we walked into the Sophia & got a twin room there & then for £50 for the two of us. So cheap for this part of London. Expect no frills (heroin chic is how my tongue in... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The place got the semi-authentic third world coutry -feel to it. Only thing good about it was the location. I feel lucky i didn't (hopefully) catch polio or some other disease from the room. Dust, lint, splatter, dirt, fungus and mold everywhere. Tv not working, cloth rack busted, even the freaking 50cent plastic tray was broken. Shower water temperature had... More 

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1 Thank KissMyAsphalt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in July, was very last minute, so I was just happy to get a room for under 100 quid... To be fair to hotel Sophia, the staff were friendly and it was a cheap room at just £70 with breakfast included, (which we didn't have because we woke up late) and it's very close to... More 

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Pen-y-groes, null, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

this hotel is in poor condition never cleaned hoover I mean b4 I got in or whilst I was staying there dirty dirty opened window for air but flat roof was full of rubbish so stank stay away seriously.better hotels 100 yards further down the street cleaned everyday I,m not a snob only a normal worker but I expect cleanliness... More 

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