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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the Shakespeare hotel over the Christmas holidays until after New Year. Our room was small, but cosy, and even though we had loads of luggage we had no problem with the space in the room. The bathroom was recently refurbished, there was no water spilling anywhere whilst we showered, and there was constantly hot water. The room...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay on a budget. I was in London for a few days on a business trip. The rooms are small but very clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast needs improvement (little sealed portions of butter, jam, nutela, would improve things) but the freshly made waffles are great. The 24h reception is very handy and...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi BiggerJohn87, Thank you for your wonderful comments. Our aim is to offer a warm and comfortable stay in a clean and friendly environment at rates as low as possible for central London and it is really fulfilling to see Guests leave our Hotel happy and loaded with beautiful memories. We will pass your message to our team and especially...

Chatillon, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was the smallest room i've ever seen! I booked this hotel for 5 nights for a single room. The bed was a single bed near the window. I had to put a pillow so i would not feel the cold air coming through the window. The rest of the room was also the size of a single bed!...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elise4992, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Feedback is really valuable for us since only that way we are able to see our flaws and improve ourselves. You were given a Economy Single room which means the room and bathroom are smaller than the standard rooms whilst cheaper. We must apologise that you felt cold in...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel for a one night stay but sadly my flight was delayed for about 24 hours which makes it impossible to check in since I was stuck at Malaysia Airport. Informed Agoda of the situation and they checked with the hotel. To my despair, the hotel refused to accept the cancelation. They still deducted from my credit card...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear shiman n, Thank you for reviewing us. We are sorry for your flight delay and we understand that during these days many people had the same problem as you did. However, our cancellation policy is clear and from our point of view at the beginning we did not feel we should compensate you, this what travel insurance does. Please...

Dunedin
Reviewed December 12, 2016

My husband and I stayed at this hotel over the past weekend. It's location is perfect being a couple of minutes walk away from Paddington Station. We had a room on the 3rd floor which was a hell of a walk from the reception area. The room was fine, clean and had 4 single beds. Two things I was not...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Catherine D, Thank you for your valuable review. We appreciate all Guests' feedback as it is the best way to gauge how you perceive our service and facilities. We are glad you were contented with your stay overall and also because you clearly state what changes you would like to see. The breakfast hours issue is something we are...

Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in the Paddington area quite frequently over the last few months, and this hotel is in my top three, comfortable room nice bed for a single and a decent breakfast. Good location too, lots of good places to eat and five mins from Paddington railway and tube station

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LordChunky, Thank you very much for your kind words and for your trust in us. We are glad you enjoy staying with us and you are happy to recommend. Best Regards Shakespeare Hotel

Mullingar
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Stayed here for one night with my sister in late November. We had booked a twin room in the Dolphin Hotel next door, but on arrival, were told that we were to be accommodated in the sister hotel, Shakespeare. Plastic bags piled near the entrance were not encouraging, but once inside we were warmly welcomed. Our room was on the...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Dear teresamullingar099, Thank you so much for your kind words in this wonderful review of our Hotel. It means a lot us to see Guests leave contented and especially Guests who care for details. We focus on customer satisfaction and we train our staff very well in order to keep standards high.Thank you for choosing us for your stay and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for one night after seeing a show at the West End. We weren't expecting too much but were pleasantly surprised. Room was clean and simple. We were surprised by it being a large 5 bed room rather than the standard double we ordered, but this wasn't a problem. Bathroom was good too, small but...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MelHunt182, Thank you very much for your kind words in your honest and detailed review. We are glad you enjoyed staying with us and we managed to reach your standards. As you have already mentioned, it is very difficult to install a lift in our Beautiful Victorian buildings, nonetheless we always offer our help to Guests who need it...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel for 3 nights on a leisure trup to London. The hotel is in close proximity to the tube and has lots of restaurants surrounding it. Oxford Street is closely located The room size is very small for the single room and the facilites in the hotel are pretty basic. However , the staff is very courteous...

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi ParitoshTiwari, Thank you for choosing us for your stay and for sharing your experience on here. Our aim is to offer a polite, warm and welcoming service in a clean and friendly environment at rates as low as possible for zone 1 London and we are glad to see our Guests appreciate that. We will pass the message to...

Philippines
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I did stay in this lovely hotel for 1week such a lovely stay clean bedroom friendly staff specially staff in the reception.breakfast was very good.great location and many good restaurant around.love to stay there again.

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PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Marilen S, Thank you so much for your kind words in this wonderful review. We are delighted to see our Guests leave contented with their stay and are very looking forward to welcoming you back at the Shakespeare soon. Best Regards Shakespeare Hotel

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The perfect place to stay during your visit in London. Very nice neighborhood, a personal favourite, with nice cafes and restaurants. A very nice walk to Hyde Park is recommended or to Oxford Street for those shopping lovers, both are walking distance away. Rooms have been upgraded and there is always someone to help. The price is very low, for what you get, so be sure to check us out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shakespeare Hotel

Address: 22-28 Norfolk Square, London W2 1RS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $82 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shakespeare Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Fairfield Inn London
Shakespeare Hotel London, England
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“The rooms are small!”
 of 5 bubbles Elise4992, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“downstairs seemed to have bigger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles teresamullingar099, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms on the ground floor”
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 of 5 bubbles vavrovamonika, Nov 19, 2016 | Read review
“Dont rely on the internet to book a room here”
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 of 5 bubbles Richardobserves, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“Room 444, while compact, is good for a solo traveler who doesn't mind climbing stairs, and likes solitude.”
 of 5 bubbles MankieCat, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
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