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Luna & Simone Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   47/49 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 2BB, England (Victoria)   |  
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Salinas, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Place, Great Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We had a comfortable, convenient stay at this hotel in Central London a few blocks from Victoria Station and within very walk-able distance to Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Our family of four (kids 20, 17) booked the family ensuite. The hotel was nice and clean, newly refurbished with modern bathroom fixtures, though the bathroom was tiny and the rooms on the smallish side--probably pretty standard for London. Our room had a double bed and two singles. The front desk staff and others were all very nice and helpful, very welcoming. Breakfast was sumptuous and savory--eggs, English bacon, toast, yogurt, juices, coffee, tea....quite adequate, and served from 7 a.m. to 8:30. Beware there is no elevator but we only had to go down one flight with our bags so it wasn't an issue for us. We'd stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We were in London for 3 days in early September and stayed at the Luna & Simone Hotel. We really enjoyed the breakfasts served each morning during our stay. It included eggs, beans, cereal, and a wonderful hot chocolate, among other items. Our room was at the front of the hotel and had a balcony that overlooked the street. I believe we were in room 3. The room is small but this is nothing unusual by European standards. We had two twin beds in the room. Our room was clean and well maintained. The room had a safe which if you have read some of my other reviews you will see that this and hot showers are usually and issue for me. I am happy to report there were no issues with either of these. The one item that could be improved is that the fan in the bathroom was quite noisy to start but the sound settled down after a couple of minutes. The hotel is on a street filled with other hotels. There is a bus stop directly in front of the hotel and is is a short walk (approx 15 min) down to Victoria Station where you can catch the tube or trains. It is also in an area where there are several different kinds of restaurants in the area that you can walk to with little difficulty. We like to walk alot so we walked over to our Buckingham Palace tour with ease. I would stay here again the next time we are in London. It appears to be a well run business and the owners take the time to ask you were you are from and the usual chit-chat that you would miss at a larger hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Perfectly clean, perfect service, perfect staff. This hotel as mentioned before is right in front of the 24 bus stop. It is an easy walk to Victoria Station. The owner brothers are incredible. They cannot do enough for you. Mark at the desk is the star. He is wonderful and helpful. No matter what we asked he did it.

This family knows how to run a hotel. 5 star hotels should take lessons from them. We had a lovely cozy room. Plenty of heat. Strong shower with plenty of hot water. The hot breakfast is cooked to perfection and to order. We were able to purchase our hop on hop off tickets at the desk. They helped us arrange our transportation to and from the airport (we couldn't take the train because we were carrying more luggage than usual with Christmas gifts)

Room Tip: We had a front room with a balcony (with a Christmas tree), We do not mind road noise, but if you d...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We think that it will be very difficult to find another hotel in London which offers:
- a more friendly and helpful staff
- better renovated rooms
- better location (bus 24 stops right in front of the hotel and takes you directly to Travalgar Square in no time)
- a better value for money
We will not hesitate to come back to the Luna & Simone on our next trip to London.

Room Tip: Even the rooms to the street are relatively quiet.
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  • Stayed December 2012, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My family and I stayed at Luna Simone at the end of November. It is a really nice hotel. The staff are very helpful, and cannot do enough for you. It was a short walk to Victoria station and Pimlico. Bus # 24 stops right outside the front door. Very clean, nice breakfast.

Room Tip: Ask for a room that does not face Belgrave Rd. Traffic all night long.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Berlin, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

not sure how to describe this great hotel in the heart of london. It is an ideal location for business or tourism. the hotel is clean and the rooms are spacious , great internet connection and lots of opportunities to get around the city ( victoria Station is just few block away)

The staff is friendly and helpful and don't forget the most important aspect! the price

  • Stayed November 2012, 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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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We chose this hotel because it is close (5-10mins walk) to Victoria Station and since we flew to Gatwich it was convenient for us since we took to the Gatwick express to Victoria Station. THe rooms are not small by London standards, very clean, and nice bathrooms. Breakfast was excellent and the owners/workers were so nice and accommodating, we couldn't have asked for more. Although check out is at 10am, one of us was sick and needed to stay in the room until noon and this was granted without problems or extra payment. They even offered to take breakfast up to her. Great value for money - only problem is if one is disabled but this is a common problem with these houses turned hotels. Still, will visit again and highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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Address: 47/49 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 2BB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Victoria
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in London
#100 Romantic Hotel in London
#126 Business Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Luna & Simone Hotel 3*
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