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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed for a couple of days in this hotel and I have nothing to complain about. It's not modern, more traditional english style with lots of carpet and old furniture, but well kept. I would definitly return to this hotel in case I'm visiting london again. Don't expect a modern, fancy hotel, but for sightseeing porpose it's defintly more...

1Thank Christina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went in this hotel with my family during an holiday. I don't know if this is the standard the price was very cheap in relation with all other hotels at equal quality. The location is amazing! Near the hotel there is a lovely pub called "The black swan" where is possible to eat as well as to drink bear...

1Thank Antonio B
Kolding, Denmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has had better days – decades ago! It is a bit worn down and does not have facilities of today. There is free internet – but only on ground floor, not in the rooms. And it didn’t even work well in the ground floor lounge. Bathroom needs renovation – toilet flush didn’t work properly. On the positive side...

Thank A S H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there last June and the room was very small. High up window so couldn't see any views. The staff were very friendly and helpful but the breakfast is way over priced. It was beside a bus stop so getting around was easy. Would not stay here again.

Thank CarolineMcC132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a fan of extremely creeky floorboards, this is the place for you. The hotel's in dire need of an update. I'm sure my nan and grandad would have loved it 50 years ago, but it's now very dated. Plus points; the beds were actually very comfortable and the showers were warm & easy to use. The staff were...

Thank Brandon S
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good: - VERY nice location, 8 minutes walk to Queensway & 10 mins to Bayswater. A short bus ride to Piccadilly & Oxford Street. Hyde Park across the road. Loads of restaurants at Queensway - Clean room (clean sheets & towels & room overall) - Shampoos & shower gels provided - instant coffee & tea in the room - Good...

Thank pyry
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good hotel. A classic english style room with bath, te and coffe. Clean, staff good, recepcion perfect. Breakfast is simple but nice. Location next to Hyde Park and metro station. Price is good for the season we have been.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most London hotel rooms are small but this one was large. The staff was great , if you needed anything they were only too happy to help. The room was nice and clean bathroom good with soap , shampoo , conditioner , hand lotion. Plenty of hot water which at times in London can be a problem. We had the...

Thank winnie5555
Bletchley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we booked this hotel for a last minute night away in London. Two things this raises questions with me:- Firstly, booking last minute and there is space, is this a good hotel for a "west end" location Secondly, how can I get a room and car parking for what I would normally expect to pay for parking in London?...

Thank cccsl
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

The hotel is spotless. The bed was one of the most comfortable beds we've ever slept in. The location is great, right on the edge of Hyde park, close to Queensway tube even though the nearest (Lancaster gate) was closed and in a nice area, felt safe (for London). The rooms were dated in decor but not lacking in facilities,...

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $105 - $182 (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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“High floor or backside as the side facing the park has a main road”
 of 5 bubbles L5063VIchristinam, 4 days ago | Read review
“Room 103 is best room”
 of 5 bubbles winnie5555, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Park views at the front are nice, but the pay off is road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles rba34234, Jan 14, 2017 | Read review
“if the room is noisy complain”
 of 5 bubbles vikki917, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“Ensure you have a window that opens”
 of 5 bubbles moowun, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
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