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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Somebody once said, they entered 40 Winks a banker and left as a poet. You may well question the authenticity of this statement, but I can guarantee that spending a night or two at David Carter's unique 300 year old home will leave you inspired in some way or another. I challenge you all to remain disaffected when the stoical... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Aman, I hope you and your family are all well!!! Thank you so much for the very kind and generous review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your wife, and I hope you will both be back to visit us again in the future. Have a lovely weekend. Kind regards, David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had one night in London and had read about 40 Winks -- I immediately knew I had to stay there. All I have to say is it wasn't long enough and I will have to go back soon to experience that whimsical, magical place. David is an amazing host and SO interesting. I learned a lot and slept... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for the very kind review!! It was a pleasure meeting you here, and hope to see you back agaon soon. Wishing you all the very best, David More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at 40 Winks this past weekend and it was such an incredible experience. The moment you step inside, you feel immersed in a fairytale-like atmosphere. Not only are all of the rooms decorated with the upmost elegance, but David Carter is truly a special host. His amazing energy and wonderful personality added so much to this experience. He... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Marissa, Thank you so much for the very kind and gracious review!!! It was a pleasure meeting you here, and I hope to see you back here again. Have a great week! Kind regards, David More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My (now) husband and I were looking for a place to stay for a couple of nights before and after our wedding, which took place in a venue in East London. After weeks of combing through every hotel in the area, we came across 40 Winks almost by accident. I cannot describe our surprise and disbelief when we found this... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Kate and Karl, Thank you for the very kind review!! It was a great honour to be part of your very special day, and I am very glad it was all such a success. Hope to see you both soon! Very best wishes, David More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a rare quality for a place to exceed high expectations and to deliver on every level you hoped it would. 40 Winks does just that. Staying at this micro-boutique hotel is an enchanting experience that is about so much more than a comfy bed and a hearty breakfast. This is London at its best - authentic, inimitably British,... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for the fabulous review!!! It was a great treat for us to have you here, and I hope to see you back again soon. Keep well and happy. All best, David More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said about 40 Winks and its fabulous host David Carter! Well, for starter's...it's the most fabulous place I have ever had the pleasure of staying at. David is a splendid chap, who had plenty of time to welcome my husband and I into his home to spend a night in London for... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Thank you so much for the very kind review!!! It was a pleasure meeting you and Derek here and I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. See you soon! All best, David More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I went in July to stay at David's place. It's one of its own kind of place. From outside its looks like a normal average London Street place. But once you enter inside its a very Unique experience. Its like being transported to a fairy tale. The attention to detail on ever single room in the house is amazing. Such... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Rupinder, Thank you so much for the very kind review! It was a great pleasure to meet you here, and I look forward to seeing you again either here in London or in Singapore when I come and design your new house!! Enjoy the rest of the Summer. All best, David More 

Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

My husband and I stayed at 40 Winks as a weekend treat - and that is was! 40 Winks is quite something, you feel like you enter a time machine when you go through those old, Victorian doors. Unassuming from the outside, David welcomes you to his home that he has been building and re-decorating over the years to match... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Martina, Thank you so much for the very kind review!!! It was a pleasure to meet you and Michael here and I am very pleased you both enjoyed your time at 40 Winks. I have passed your comments on to Simona, my housekeeper, too! She was very pleased. Enjoy the rest of the Summer and hope to see you... More 

Sisters, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

The hotel is conveniently located near the tube station, and despite being in a lively area, it is entirely quiet. The price is quite fair given the quality of the service and amenities, and the many positive reviews the place has received from prominent fashion magazines. This is not a hotel in which your host simply gives you a key... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Stacie, Thank you so much for the lovely review.... It was a great pleasure to meet you, and I do hope you will come back and stay again (and for longer!). We sometimes describe 40 Winks to potential guests as a bit like walking in to a dream. It is sometimes difficult to know where the dream ends and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

We were looking for somewhere a bit different to stay for an evening in London and 40winks was recommended very highly by a friend who had visited previously. It is indeed a very special place. Each room has a unique character and is like something from a movie. David was a very gracious and entertaining host. We only wish we... More 

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dcbc1, Owner at 40 Winks, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you so much for the very kind review!!! It was a real pleasure to meet you both and I hope to see you back here again soon! All the best, David More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
40 Winks is a legendary hotel based in hip and trendy East London. Despite our bijou size, we have achieved an almost mythical status since we opened our doors in 2009, somewhat cheekily describing ourselves as the world's first 'micro boutique hotel'. From the beginning, our mission was always a very simple one - to offer an antidote to the bland uniformity of most hotel chains by creating something that is deliriously seductive, memorable and enchanting. Staying here is about much more than having a comfortable bed to sleep in or a place to dump your luggage, it is an immersive experience, an invitation to lose yourself in another more fabulous, more magical world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 40 Winks

Address: 109 Mile End Road | Stepney Green, London E1 4UJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $124 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 40 Winks 3*
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
40 Winks Hotel London
40 Winks London, England
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