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Shakespeare Hotel

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All reviewsclose to paddington stationsister hotelexplore londona lovely staywould stay againlocation is greatrooms are smalloxford street
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast is good...but that is all! I was asigned a minuscule “broom cupboard” of 3.45sq m ...when I had booked a 12 sq metre room! Hotel fails to advise you will very likely need to climb at least 50 plus stairs in most cases. NO...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear frequentsinglediner, We are really sorry you felt you have been mislead by our online content and advertising. However if you look in our website and any online agency at the amenities section I reassure you there is no reference of a lift. 12 sq....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looks nice externally, and I'm sure it was in internally back when it was built, but it is an awful place to stay and I highly recommend you look elsewhere, even if it means being a bit away from the Central. I booked...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, The Management at Shakespeare HotelResponded 1 week ago

We believe guest feedback is the best way to identify our flaws and we try to benefit the most from it. Unfortunately it has proven very difficult to install a lift but when a guest requests we are flexible and can make some changes so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On taking a spontaneous trip into London, we made arrangements to stay at this hotel purely based on the Victorian-style that this Shakespearean Hotel presented to us via Social Media and happily made our booking from the 19th December to the 24th December 2017. On...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, Manager at Shakespeare HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We believe guest feedback is the best way to identify our flaws and we try to benefit the most from it. Allow us to inform you that none of the hotels has got...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for three nights with my two daughters. It was a tiny room for three persons. Our beds shook when the tube trains entered the Paddington Station. Loud noises from the rooms around us. Breakfast was not too good. We will not stay there again.More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, The Management at Shakespeare HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We would like to apologise for the loud noises that you have experienced and to inform you that next time if you notify a member of our team we will be able to act accordingly....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was nice but a little small and could do with some renovation. The breakfast was quite good for a budget hotel with fresh waffles baked in front of you every morning. The receptionist was very nice and helpful an the location of the...More

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Response from PaddingtonHotels, The Management at Shakespeare HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your impressions. It is always our most treasured reward to make our guests happy and we are glad to hear that you liked your rooms. Thank you for your feedback and recommending us to other travelers. We do hope...More

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Indre S
December 10, 2016|
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Response from PaddingtonHotels | Property representative |
Dear Indre S, Both lines will bring you straight at Paddington, so I would suggest you may take any of those two. Bare in mind that they both exit by the canal, at little Venice, which means you will have to walk 5 minutes... More
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Indre S
October 17, 2016|
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Dear Indre S, Thank you for booking with us. Check in is available at 2.00 p.m. but if we have the option we will be happy to check you in earlier. Otherwise we can store your luggage, so you may enjoy your day in London... More
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Julia P
December 2, 2015|
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Oh dear, trapas70...I'm ever more glad I cancelled with them or the same may have happened with me. :/
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"If you are traveling in pairs, rather choose a family room than a room for two, as a room for two is catered..."
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"Ask for ground floor room if you can't get yourself or bags up very narrow stairs."
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"A higher floor would be slightly quiter but you'd have to transport your luggage up the stairs."
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"Triple rooms are good and doesn't cost a lot of extra"
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