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Reviewed May 14, 2015

The Alma is a very cosy pub / hotel with very much improved food and service from the staff. The rooms are lovely and warm and it is so accessible to the rest of London with Wandsworth Town overground train station across the road. Lila is an outstanding example of what customer service is all about - if only most...

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Claire Thank you for the lovely review. We are very proud to have Lila work here, she is a delight and we are glad that she brightened your morning. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Launceston, Australia
Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Our second time here. Just as wonderful as the first. It is the staff who set this hotel apart. Just wonderful service. A shout to Lily and Rahma for going the extra mile. This hotel is very central to shopping with an excellent range of eating establishments close by.

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The_Alma, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Bruce, thank you very much for your review. I am delighted your second stay was as good as the first and I hope that your third will be just as good. It is great to have specific names mentioned, and I will be sure to pass these lovely comments onto the specific team members. We look forward to welcoming you...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed May 5, 2015

It is the second time we have stayed at the ALMA ,and we will be back a third time.Shaun and his staff are great.The hotel rooms are very smart ,clean and tidy with everything you need in a room.The food in the restaurant is top class with a great choice on the menu.The bar is lively but not noisy with...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Neil, I am glad you described us as the best hotel in london, it makes me proud to be a part of the team. Thankyou very much for your kind comments, I will pass them on to our team who I believe are also the best team in London. I look forward to seeing you here again soon Kind...

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 2, 2015

When down for work in central London, The Alma is my first choice of lodgings. It's a little further out, although easily accessible on the train from Victoria and Waterloo. I think being slightly outside of the centre is what makes it feel more homely and I am always made to feel very welcome instead of being on a treadmill...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, Thankyou for your kind comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it I will pass your feedback on to the staff who will be happy to hear it. Our head cheff Immy is also happy to hear you enjoyed his breakfast as he takes alot of pride in his new breakfast menu and food...

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Reviewed April 27, 2015

We always stay at The Alma it's a well run small hotel ideally situated for us when visiting family. It's so easy to get around from here with the train station opposite. The rooms are comfortably appointed, i love the huge fluffy towels and crisp white bedlinen. Breakfast is really good with plenty of interesting choices. I would have given...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed the food and the stay I will pass your kind comments on to the team , who I am sure will appreciate it. We have noted that our restaurant is getting a little worn now and we have scheduled a sparkle and try to ensure cleaning is of the highest...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just used the Alma for two nights to catch up with family living nearby,and to see a few London sights.(not too many,as walking any distance is not easy at the moment) Good value for money,well situated for train and bus use,and a great en-suite room,with everything to hand. Recommend room 19 which was quieter than our own bedroom in quieter...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thankyou for taking the time to comment on your stay at the Alma. We do get alot of good comments on the comfort of our rooms and we aim to give every guest the perfect nights sleep. I appreciate your feed back and I will pass on your comments to our team who will be very proud. I...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed April 18, 2015

My 11-year-old daughter and I stayed at The Alma on our first ever "Daddy/Daughter" trip. We couldn't have asked for a nicer spot to call home for a few days. By London standards, our room was massive--especially the bathroom. Prior to London, we stayed at the legendary Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, and I would say that The Alma's room quality,...

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments. I am sure the team will be very happy to receive this very positive feedback. Im glad you enjoyed the room, the breakfast and the service. Its a shame that you didnt get chance to try our restaurant menu, you should definitely book a table when you return. Thanks again for your kind comments and...

Reviewed April 15, 2015

I really liked this place, it was clean, well thought through and delivered. Spacious bedroom, clean and lovely bathroom, nice toiletries, additional touches in the room like a Nespresso machine and optional add on packages were a great touch. Reception could not have been more helpful and breakfast was very very good.

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thankyou for your kind comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass on your comments to the team. I look forward to welcoming you at The Alma agin soon Kind Regards Lee

Sneek
Reviewed April 1, 2015

The best thinkable start for a romantic stay in Londen. Nice staff, great service, incredible breakfast, good location... We'll get back for sure!!! PS. Don't let the nearby railwaystation scare you away, because we haven't heard one train, not even with an open window... Great job!

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Michiel, Thankyou for commenting on your stay here. I am glad we could provide a good experience for you. I will pass on your kind comments to our staff and I hope to welcoming you again at the Alma soon. Kind Regards Lee

Lichfield
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Pleasant surprise from the hotels corner pub exterior to find a luxorious hotel behind it.Staff excellent without exception Room spacious and very comfortable.Food very good.Great breakfast loads of choice good ingrediants freshly cooked and delivered to your table. Location depends what you want.We went to Twickenham.Train station opposite so can get anywhere.Parking is only downside.

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The_Alma, Manager at The Alma Hotel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments. We are glad you had an enjoyable time with us and we realy appreciate being described as an oasis. We are also glad that you enjoyed our food and we were able to with excellent customer service. We hope too see you again

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Address: 499 Old York Road | Wandsworth, London SW18 1TF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Clapham / Battersea 
Price Range: $132 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alma Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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“The Alma full English breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles Decoyduck60, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Stayed on all sides of the hotel and they all seem very nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles neilk148, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“If you can't do stairs book bottom floor”
 of 5 bubbles Acbosslady, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet. Good pub in front. excellent real ales”
 of 5 bubbles 815AlbertS, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room towards the back, away from the pub.”
 of 5 bubbles hansr433, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
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