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The Railway Tavern

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   131 Angel Lane | Stratford, London E15 1DB, England
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Ranked #49 of 521 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Heywood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find this hotel was, we have been twice and not been disappointed at all. The service is great and the rooms very comfortable. The breakfast was delicious with plenty of choice, we will definitely be back.

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and taking the time to mention that you have already been here before. Again we will look forward to your next visit, all these reviews help us and other potential customers in their decision. Many thanks Thomas & Janet Dooner More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself recently visited her. We felt very welcome on arrival and were talked through everything we might need. Even given directions to where we were going that evening! Lovely clean room with shower en suite and tea/coffee facilities. Breakfast was very yummy and a good selection to choose from! The owners were so friendly, will be staying... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Dawn, thank you for taking time to review our accommodation. We are glad that you had a great time and we welcome you back soon to the Railway Tavern Hotel. Many thanks once again, Thomas & Janet Dooner More

Poole, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the pub and not the hotel. We were staying just around the corner so dropped in for a few drinks. Selections of larger and ale is pretty good and the price very good for London. They had karaoke on as it was Friday and it seemed to go down a treat with the regulars and visitors alike. Great... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the pub, its so refreshing to get customers other than those that have stayed to review our establishment and I thank you for the time to write this review. Janet & Thomas Dooner More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very friendly and clean hotel, it is a pub and it does not to pretend otherwise. There is a choice of breakfast (included in the price), I chose a full English and it was excellent. The rooms are not massive but big enough, with an un-suite shower, sink and toilet. The room was very well maintained and... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Matt, thank you for your kind review of our Hotel. I am sure that you had a very enjoyable stay and if you are around in this area of London again ,please look in on us. All reviews go to help any potential customers make their decisions. Many thanks Janet & Thomas Dooner More

Grande Cache, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading numerous reviews about the Railway Tavern I was looking forward to our 2 night stay, I was even excited to stay in an English tavern. Thought it would be great to sight see through London during the day, then come back for a nice pub meal and maybe a luke warm beer to end the day. We arrived... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Bert many thanks for your time to review our accommodation. We are sorry that your stay did not come up to your expectations and for this we do apologise. We as owners were away on Holiday at the time of your stay so that is why you did not see us, we too were on a short break. We do... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife & i stayed at The Railway Tavern for 2 nights recently, its ideally situated close to Stratford station & Westfield shopping centre. On arrival we where greeted by friendly staff & locals. We where shown to our room & you could tell from the offset that the Owners & staff take great pride & care in looking after... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we do try together with our staff to make all our guest welcome. We look forward to your return trip. Janet & Thomas Dooner More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Pros: One of the better hotels in Stratford area and definitely better than the numerous 3 star 'lodges' in the area. Walking distance to station/tube. Good English breakfast. Quiet. Good parking. Comfortable rooms. Excellent access to Excel Convention Centre (10 min by DLR). Can easily recommend it to business travelers. Cons: Nothing. Apart from having very small rooms but that.

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, we appreciate the time that it takes for people to take time to tell others of their experience. Many thanks Janet & Thomas Dooner More

Manningtree, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Railway Tavern is advertised as 4 star but is more like 3 star. We recently stayed for 2 nignts and although the staff were freindly and the food good the room was disappointing. The rooms need a good makeover to come upto 4 star standard. The toilet roll holder was hanging off the wall. The plug in the handbasin... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Hi Pat, Having replied to your review on Booking.com and to your letter that you wrote and handed to Thomas I am not too sure what it is you want to hear from us. We have addressed all your issues that you politely wrote to us about and have rectified all that you mentioned. We were never made aware that... More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Had two wonderful nights at the Railway Tavern, stopping over for business. It is extremely convenient for all Stratford's amenities, rail links, West Field et al, has wonderfully appointed rooms and a lively welcoming pub downstairs. But by far the greatest highlight is the staff and owners who are ever-smiley, mega-helpful, who truly make you feel welcome and for whom... More

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to review our accommodation. We appreciate all reviews as they ultimately go on to help other travellers to choose the right accommodation for their needs. Many thanks Thomas & Janet Dooner More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Was a lovely evening spent with a friend, music and drinks superb. I think it is the last real english traditional pub in the area. The band lead us to dance and was really a lovely atmosphere. Hope to visit again soon.

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Janet D, Owner at The Railway Tavern, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review, we hope to see you back at The Railway Hotel soon Janet & Thomas Dooner More

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Address: 131 Angel Lane | Stratford, London E15 1DB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Railway Tavern 4*
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The Railway Tavern Hotel is a small family run establishment, with friendly staff and a welcoming smile every time. We pride ourselves on making each guest feel special, we try to please everyone who stays with us and hope that they will return. Our Hotel was up until 6 years ago our family home, but with the prospect of the Olympics coming to our door we converted to a 9 bedroom hotel with all room offering en-suite facilities. We are ideally situated for easy access to The Excel exhibition centre, Canary Wharf, City Of London, Westfield Shopping Centre and have excellent transport links with all London Airports, City being 20 minutes away. We offer free wifi, parking and a full English breakfast to all our guests. ... more   less 
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