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Shalimar Hotel
215-221 Staines Rd, Hounslow TW3 3JJ, England   |  
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Ranked #20 of 22 hotels in Hounslow
Ashford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great budget accommodation”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Stay at the Shalimar quite often for work and don't see why there is so many bad reviews! We pay £40 a night for ensuite rooms, many of which are newly refurbished. Rooms are equipped with tea, coffee facilities, a tv and are cleaned daily with fresh towels. Breakfast is served from 06.30 and cereals, juice, toast etc is readily available. The hotel is a budget priced hotel so expect what you pay for, it ain't the Ritz! Staff are always handy for any problems which are usually resolved speedily.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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North Wales, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I've stayed at this hotel on business on a regular basis over 3 years. I concur with all comments on helpful, friendly staff......and they are to be congratulated on the continuing efforts to improve the facilities which have resulted in a large extended secure car park (always space available) and refurbished rooms, including en suite facilities. Breakfast service is IMMEDIATE and served before you have time to finish a cereal (nothing worse than waiting when there's work to be done). I've stayed at other hotels in the area but for value for money it cannot be beaten. Only problem is its directly under the Heathrow flightpath so take earplugs if you're a light sleeper. I'm back there again !

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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62 hotel reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Very basic accomodation. Clean comfortable bed but the rest of the room was very mediocre and there was a lot of noise. The staff were very pleasant and helpful though especially as the postcode of the hotel takes you to the wrong part of Hounslow. The breakfast was of poor quality though plentiful. It was, however, very reasonably priced for London.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Booked this hotel through Laterooms for a 2 night stay as we were going to pick someone up from Heathrow, unfortunately there was a problem with the flight so we had to cancel the booking and although the cancellation policy was to charge for the first night only the hotel took the money for both nights! I complained to Laterooms but it took over 6 weeks to get the hotel to refund the second nights charge, disgusting

Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012 via mobile

Myself and my other half came for the rugby final as a last minute trip. The location is shocking, very run down area on a main road. When we arrived the receptionist remained on his phone throughout check in. The hotel itself smelt badly, was in a poor state of repair and ran out of toilet roll! This hotel is very much aimed towards the aisian cominity. While we were here there was a wedding celebration taking place. The music was audible from all rooms, no consideration for other residents and they even warned us of our cars being blocked in!! Do not come to this hotel. Total diss regard for you, not interested in you and shouldn't be advertised as a hotel. Standards are extremely low.

  • Stayed May 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Lee, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

stayed here for 3 nights while working down in hounslow
will never stay there again it is the worse hotel i have ever stayed in
the rooms smelt of smoke the room was never cleaned or the beds made while i stayed there
the beds where terrible im covered in bites from sleeping in that bed i had to sleep fully clothed after that
you only had hot water for 5 mins there was no waste bin in the room
and the tv in the room was a joke has to be like 15 years old
gangs of youths hanging around outside the hotel
the room door didnt lock properly
avoid hotel at all costs

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Slough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I stayed at this hotel in December as I had my Christmas party in the area. For the money the place was great , I dont understand the previous reviews they seem a bit harsh, The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and bed was fine. The furniture is not brand new but very adequate for the cost.
For cost and conveniance I would stay here again.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 215-221 Staines Rd, Hounslow TW3 3JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Middlesex > Hounslow
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 22 hotels in Hounslow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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