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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location and at a great price for traveling on a budget. It isn't fancy, no air conditioning during the muggy London summer was a bummer - but really spent most of the time out sightseeing. While the decor could use an update, the room still felt clean. would recommend for someone traveling on a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 12 and 14-year-old and I stayed in a triple room which really served the purpose since we all had our own bed. Make no mistake, this place is totally dated. But for the price and location, totally worth it. The major downside was there was no Wi-Fi available in the room. Breakfast was lovely every morning. If I have... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst attending an event at Hyde Park. The location was great just a short walk from Lancaster Gate tube station. Also if you walk in the other direction is Queensway tube station and there are lots of shops and takeaways there. Room was nice and could see the gardens from the window. Yes a bit... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this hotel on many occasions, most recently on 15th July. The staff are always amazingly helpful, and even know me now when I check in! The hotel is always welcoming, and the rooms are clean and comfortable, some with a view over Kensington Gardens. The facilities are good, and they offer a wide variety of goodies for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I stayed at this hotel many times in the 1980's. This being my first trip back since then, I wanted to stay here for nostalgic reasons but it also fulfilled several other important factors - a room with 3 beds was needed, a central London location, full English breakfast, and a great price. The Columbia fulfilled our needs on... More 

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I'm used to staying in nice hotels i.e. 4/5 star. It was Wimbledon finals weekend and we were attending an event at Hyde Park so couldn't get anything my usual standard at a reasonable rate so opted for The Columbia. I was a little bit apprehensive before we arrived as I wasn't sure what to expect. On arrival (11.30pm)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights here as part of a work trip (school residential). Rooms were spotless and staff were helpful in storing all of our bags etc on day of arrival and leaving so we could enjoy our day without lugging bags around with us. Ideal location close to tube station etc. Would stay again if visiting London.

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Dendermonde, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing positive to say about this hotel. I could read it was in need of a renovation, but the pictures looked ok, so I hoped it wouldn't be that bad. Well it is! The carpets are dirty, the walls have stains, the toilet was loose and didn't flush, the bath had stains and the emaille was coming off,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Columbia Hotel in January 2016 and have recommended it to friends travelling to London this summer. The hotel is beautiful and reminiscent of a more elegant time. The room was very comfortable, and I was lucky enough to get a view right over Hyde Park. Things were clean, tea and coffee was provided, and the rooms... More 

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Hotel overlooks Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens; minutes from Queensway restaurants & shops; easy access to public transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Columbia

Address: 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $108 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Columbia 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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Columbia Hotel London
Columbia London
The Columbia London, England
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