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The Alma Hotel
4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   499 Old York Road | Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF, England (Clapham / Battersea )   |  
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Ranked #40 of 535 London B&B and Inns
Dublin, Ireland
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“nice hotel ,great rooms”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

met the manager Sean and he was very friendly indeed .
rooms ,restaurant and bar are all very well run.
room was perfect with a nice bed and great bathroom....just be careful as they do not serve residents a drink after 12pm .
barbers and train station next door which is handy

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We booked the Alma online at the suggestion of a friend. Got to the hotel after a day's riding in the rain. We were warmly greated at the door, shown to our room and then guided to a great evening's meal. The room was spotless and very cozy. All staff were very courtious from start to finish and pricing was very fair. The in house pub was great also. I highly recommend it!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stay. Gorgeous, comfortable room with great service from reception. Facilities were thoughtful and perfect for what a guest needed, for an overnight stay. Shame I only stayed for one evening.
Restaurant was also a delight. Service was attentive but not overly done. It is so refreshing to encounter 'Hospitality', as nowadays, it's hard to find.
First class and is highly recommended.

Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Went for family meal. Beef was slightly rarer than I would normally like but good thick slices. Vegetables served separately for sharing but in small portion. staff got more with no fuss. Vegetables hadn't even been cooked enough to be classed as al dente. Roast potatoes were not as good as menu made them sound. They tasted like that they had been kept wam in fat and then shown the grill. Yorkshire pudding was nice, shame it hadn't risen. Sticky toffee was good, but after 1st mouthful, you could feel your teeth rotting

Staff were very friendly and helpful.

All in all food was ok for a pub, but sold at restaurant price

Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Alma, definitely recommend it. Just opposite the railway station. We found it so convenient and so easy traveling from Euston to Wandsworth Town. The room was super and stylish. Superb excellent bathroom with a large separate shower and bath. Our room overlooked a courtyard and very quiet. A great find, and look forward to our next stay at The Alma.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Great room, very spacious and good décor. Lovely clean bathroom with big shower and separate bath. Comfortable large bed and air con. Quiet. Good breakfast choice. Excellent value for money and only 10 metres from train station (but no noise).

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Found this place from Tripadvisor after reading reviews. Would not normally stay at a pub, but take my advice and stay here.
This place is better than some 5 star hotels I have been to.
Staff at reception greeted us really well, helpful and friendly. On way to room (12 which was fantastic and quiet) we both noticed how fresh it smelt and how clean it was. Room was as you would get in a boutique hotel with everything you need. Great bathroom/ shower, comfy bed and overlooking a quiet side street.
Breakfast was excellent with big choice, they even had Omelette Arnold Bennett whch if its good enough for The Ritz Grill then its certainly good enough for here.
Well done to Fullers Brewery for doing this style of lodging, and well done to all the team at The Alma it's a great place.
One tiny downside is the price of the drinks in the Pub avoid G&T the tonic was over £3 a bottle, or is it that I am just used to Yorkshire prices !

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 499 Old York Road | Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clapham / Battersea 
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #40 of 535 B&Bs / Inns in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alma Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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