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The Soho Hotel
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH, England (Soho)   |  
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Ranked #16 of 1,071 hotels in London
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“Exceeded my expectations!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

I just completed a 3 night stay at the Soho Hotel in one of their penthouse suites. Everything was perfect. The room
was large, clean, bright, and comfortable. The service was flawless.
The location is great for nightlife, and the bar at the hotel is lively.
If you are looking for stuffy, old London this is NOT for you.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Surprise stay at the Soho Hotel for my birthday. We checked in on Sunday afternoon and then went to see a movie in the in house cinema. Cocktails at the bar and then dinner in the restaurant. Our room was a deluxe room and it was just lovely - huge big bed soft soft sheets. Bose sound dock for music. Good bathroom with radio and complimentary quality goodies. One criticism is the lack of free wi-fi for guests. Fantastic location for getting anywhere in the west end and the staff couldn't have been more smiley and helpful. Very little external noise despite being only on the second floor.

  • Stayed November 2012, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

perfect 1 night stay from the reception staff (nothing too much trouble) to the room (understated luxury) to the sheer quirkiness of the place (the cat in reception and afternoon film screening with popcorn).
not cheap but then again if it is worth it then its worth paying for!!.
meal in the restaurant (included in room price) was not blow you away but then it was standard set menu and the breakfast in the morning (also included) more than made up for any deficiencies in the evening meal department.
Would definitely recommend to someone looking to pamper their other half!!.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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 November 19, 2012

I visited the Soho Hotel yesterday for Afternoon Tea with some of my girlfiends and we had a wonderful afternoon here.
The hotel is tucked away down side streets in Soho and when you enter it's just complete elegance - beautiful!
We had our Afternoon Tea served in the Library on big comfy sofas and armchairs. The Food was splendid offering a selection of not only cold foods but a few hot too. The cakes were a delight and the tea served was fantastic. It was plentiful, and if you wanted more you only had to ask - at no extra cost. We had some cakes left over and the girls were given boxes to take them home in to enjoy later!
Definitely worth the money and I will definitely be returning in the future to sample it once more!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Have been for a drink in the very trendy and lively Refuel bar a few times, but never stayed before, decided to stay last weekend... it was perfect, the reception is so welcoming, the room was absolutely just right and the staff were so attentive, the meal in the restaurant that evening was again perfect, and the breakfast was probably the best Hotel breakfast we have ever had! as you can see we loved it!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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 November 15, 2012

Each time I go to London I stay in the Soho Hotel and each time is as good as the last. I have stayed in various Firmdale hotels, and they are all very good, but the Soho is my favourite. It is in a fantastic location, walking distance to Chinatown, Covent Garden, Regent and Oxford Streets, the theatres, not to mention Soho itself.

The rooms are all individually designed, they are gorgeous and maintained to a very high standard. The bathrooms are lovely and there is never a shortage of high quality toiletries. The beds are extremely comfortable!

The common areas have a great atmosphere, what ever the time of day. There is an extremely busy and buzzy bar but also two lounge rooms where you can sit and have a drink in comfortable couches and armchairs.

The breakfast is really fresh and there is a huge variety available. This is served in the restaurant, and even though I have never eaten lunch or dinner here, the restaurant is always busy and the food looks good.

The concierge are extremely helpful. I always contact them prior to my stay to help me book restaurants etc, and they are great.

All in all I would highly recommend this hotel. We have stayed as a couple, with our children and with I have also stayed with a group of girlfriends and each time our stay has been fabulous.

Room Tip: I have stayed in quite a few rooms none of which really has a view to speak of! If you want a view y...
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  • Stayed October 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Everything was perfect. Our room was amazing and unbelievably comfortable. The restaurant and bar were lively and trendy with excellent service. But the breakfast .......... amazing. Thank you so much for our best ever stay in London.

Room Tip: We paid a little extra for a superior room on our second visit and it was lovely!
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  • Stayed November 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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Additional Information about The Soho Hotel

Also Known As:
Soho Hotel London
Soho Hotel
The Soho Hotel London, England
Address: 4 Richmond Mews, London W1D 3DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Soho
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in London
#16 Family Hotel in London
#29 Romantic Hotel in London
#31 Business Hotel in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Soho Hotel 5*
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