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Dolphin Hotel

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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“quiet square”(4 reviews)
“quad room”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recognition to the staff! Very friendly and excellent customer service. The building is beautiful , perfect for those who wants to experience old London buildings.. It doesn't have elevator, hence for those travelling with small kids or elderlies, request for a lower levels floor.More

1  Thank Khairiza J
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Dolphin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Khairiza, Your praises and comments on our friendliness are surely one of the best compliments you could ever make to us. We strive to make sure every guest has a great time with us and we are really flattered to hear your amazing feedback....More

Reviewed December 7, 2017

The room I was given, 371, was at the top of the building. The final set of stairs was very narrow and and not easy to climb. The hotel is a converted Victorian building so the servings accomodation would have been at the top, since...More

Thank _lindahatswell
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Dolphin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi _lindahatswell, Thank you for taking a few minutes to review us. Please accept our apologies for the bad smell in your room and the wrong labeling on the taps of the basin; this was indeed an unacceptable mistake that will be fixed asap. In...More

Reviewed November 29, 2017

Decent location, and average price. Room was a triple room, and was very dated and the curtain was half falling down in the room.. but the bathroom was really modern and clean. Was in the basement down some steep steps so not good for disables...More

Thank london112016
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Dolphin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear london112016, Thank for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay overall and managed to overcome the noise caused by your neighbours; unfortunately this is something you do not get to choose. Thank you for choosing us for your trip in London. Kind...More

Reviewed November 29, 2017

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

For the first time I was in the same building at the Shakespeare Hotel This is my second time, nice staff, no air conditioning in the hotel, even though it is a budget hotel. I think it's a must., Where I come from - air...More

Thank yuval e
Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Dolphin HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi yuval e, Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to review us. It means a lot to us to see guests returning contented and once again satisfied from our service. Air condition is certainly a great feature for...More

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$79 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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adlina1186
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Sean W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes they do provide bedding. No need to worry.
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Christiana H
July 25, 2016|
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Response from Damian O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Dolphin, is a basic hotel so no thrills with this one, it is clean though and would stay there again; tell your folk to forget about the breakfast and walk down the road, the breakfast is not much to mention about... More
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Vicky C
May 25, 2015|
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Response from 271Peterd2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I think if you let them know, they are quite flexible about these things. You just need to be booked iton a room that is already vacated, so that you can check in early. If you contact them and ask they are... More
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