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The Lonsdale Hotel

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

From book in to leaving what could go wrong went wrong far to many to list but will make it as brief as possible as don't want to bore booked in was told one room but given a different numbered key went to the numbered key room opened door to find bed unmade clothes all over the room went back... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked 3 rooms for 3 nights I messed up the booking by adding one room for 1 night. As I booked 3 rooms for 3 nights I hoped at the hotel they would cancel it, I was wrong no refund! The rooms required a good clean, the usual sink and bed seemed clean but the skirting under the bed all... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is on excellent location. If you are a walker you can visit great deal of London on feet. In a vicinity of British museum ( it comes handy in bad weather) are lot of hotels. Althoug the rating is not good I chose it for the price ( It was a special Sunday discount). Hoped for better furnishing anyway.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we needed a short notice stay in London and I booked this place through Booking.com. I went for cheap, what we needed, I did expect what we found. We paid on arrival and were given our keys. The room was in the basement. Just on the way to the room it smelled mouldy. The room itself was even worse,... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, there are lots of things to work on. Of course, there are no limit for perfection. But in the case when you sit in Starbucks trying to find some place to sleep till the morning (unwanted surprises can happen!) and if you don't want to go bankrupt (accommodation in London can be pretty expensive, especially if you don't book... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location in Central London and reasonably priced. Most of the front desk staff and house staff were professional. What I didn't like: I couldn't manage to get an iron from the house staff till my departure. Hmmm.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cant even begin to explain the terrible conditions in this hotel. Not only is the place dated, dirty and dull but the staff arent much better either. I had taken my mum to London to watch a show at the theatre for her birthday, i booked The Lonsdale as it was close to where we needed to be but... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

arrived 5pm two hours after our check in time. greeted by a receptionist who was unable to get out of seat. everything was done with a twist of the head. given key to room 4 should have know there would be problems key fob held together with celotape. open door to be greet with dirty room over filled bin dirty... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at reception to check in, barely got a greeting from the staff member on the desk. We filled out a form and paid and she gave us a room key. We'd booked a room with a double bed, so when we got to the room we were annoyed to see two singles. On our booking it clearly stated that... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Terrible place DO NOT STAY HERE they will not give you your money back !!!! Poo stains on the bed x mould in the room....I can seriously say i was treated like a criminal to ask for my money back .....I paid monies ....they took he money before we seen the room !!!! I work very hard so this is... More 

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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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Old Georgian townhouse in Bloomsbury, homey, friendly atmosphere - Near the British Museum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lonsdale Hotel

Address: 9-10 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5JA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bloomsbury
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Price Range: $77 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
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