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Hotel Sophia

A, 5 London Street, London W2 1HL, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #1,006 of 1,073 hotels in London
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for two nights. Booked single en-suite but they upgrade me with a double bed. Room have all basic facilities. Breakfast was continental. Best part is the location and staff. They were very helpful. If you like a short stay then this is your place as every thing is so close by and transportation is excellent.

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is filthy. Our room stank of mould so bad we had to leave the windows wide open all night. Couldn't tell u about breakfast as we couldn't eat food in somewhere so dirty, so checked out first thing. Didn't even shower as that too was filthy. We slept on the bed in our clothes. Apart from the location... More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Stayed there for one night as our normal hotel was fully booked. Gr8 location right next to the tube and main rail station but that's the best thing I can say although the staff were very friendly and helpful. The whole decor of the hotel and room was dire, our room was dirty and smelly, an extension lead fed our... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We checked in at 11pm and saw a man taking a prostitute to his room which the staff were clearly fine with. The room was so dirty it looked like it needed the CSI team - the walls were covered in brown splatters, there was damp on the ceiling with cracking plaster, thick dust under the beds. The sheets didn't... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here in November and it was a disaster. The place was filthy, the window wouldn't close, the bed was broken. No bins changed. Very unsafe and we were misled by other reviews. We did not stay there for any of our trip, we left immediately. It was disgraceful. I would never recommend this to anyone... More

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Ballarat, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I truly wish I read trip advisor before booking here. It was horrible. Sure it was cheap & near Paddington Station, but damn! how they are still allowed to be operational astounds me. The front desk was rarely manned, the carpet throughout the place is disgusting and a tripping hazard, the stairs WILL collapse one day, the curtains barely covered... More

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Tarnowskie Gory
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The only redeeming feature of the loosely titled 'Hotel" Sophia is the fact that it is in London and conveniently situated to Paddington station, other than that I can see no other reason why anyone would stay here, I certainly won't be again. I am well used to all classes of accommodation all over the world but this really is... More

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Lappeenranta, Southern Finland, Finland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Location is very good if you are going to use Paddington railway station but if you are trying to sleep you can hear all of the announcements from that station inside your room! Rooms were untidy, pillows were terrible, room smelled tobacco even though we wanted nonsmoking room. Shower and bathroom were untidy. Breakfast was just bread and cereals and... More

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Perth, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We got a double room for £65 per night which is pretty cheap. The location is good (right near Paddington Station) but that's about it. The place is pretty run down, no lift, old carpet, broken toilet seat etc. We were woken in the middle of the night by someone shouting and swearing in the reception downstairs which continued for... More

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Addis Ababa
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Can't believe we paid £80 for a twin room (we booked for a double but when we arrived a twin was all they had). Check-in was at 1pm, apparently. We showed up at 12.45, the door was locked. Two guys waiting inside let us in, we all waited until 1pm, finally I rang the bell again, heard someone shuffling around... More

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Address: A, 5 London Street, London W2 1HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
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Hotel Sophia London, England

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