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Chennai (Madras), India
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay here and was happy returning to this hotel. This time, I was unlucky to get a room on the 5th floor and hence had to contend lugging bags and myself up and down each time. But for this, everything else remained great! Great location, clean rooms, cheerful employees and adequate (but repetitive) breakfast...Ticked most boxes,... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is clean and well located a short walk from London Paddington. The hotel is fine for a one night stay but wouldn't recommend for longer as the rooms are small (even by London standards). Poor breakfast with bad quality sausages etc. Okay but not good.

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Thank Ilikefoxes
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will go to stay there again and again .It´s fab!!!!!!!!! Very relaxing.- Lovely reception. Paddington Station very close also great service of buses and the centre no more than 8 minutes.- Shopping area,good prices. Restaurants also Hilton Hotel to have tea.- Rooms clean,comfortable ,quiet. Breakfast abundant and with a huge variety. Early birds chaper prices.- You book and pay... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is ideally located within walking distance of Paddington Station. It is clean and bright and serves a very good breakfast. The biggest downside is that there is no lift and the stairs are steep and narrow. The rooms are very small and the bath is totally microscopic (single room). Most of the staff is outstanding and go out... More 

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Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very lovely hotel. Very kind, helpful and professional staff. Tasty breakfasts (english - bacon, sausages, eggs, baked beans)! Perfect location - just few steps from Paddington Station, walking distance (in my opinion) to Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Buckingham Palace and maybe even Big Ben.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Rooms are tiny -- even by London standards -- but clean. The biggest negative is that there is no elevator in the hotel and no porters on duty to help with bags. I was carrying a 20 kilo suitcase so this was definitely an issue. (There are 7-8 steps outside the hotel as well. If not for the kindness of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Hotel si very nice and everything is clean and tidy. The staff is friendly and worthwhile. Iwas in a singl room and had a balcony. On the terrace there were a table and two chairs, which made it possible to sit outside with friends and drink coffee. I had a water jug and I made coffee and tea. It was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Mattresses in the hallway. Noisy as faces a wine bar strip so lots of drunken people at all hours with car alarms being set off so very little sleep and couldn't get gluten free breakfast I asked for before i booked as they wouldn't do it that morning no explanation just a flat no, kitchen staff rude and unfriendly. Left... More 

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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Very close to Paddington Staton but room was very small. The bathroom was so small that only one person could be in there at a time. The door had to be opened to use the wash hand basin and there was no where to hang towels, etc. Breakfast was adequate but not enough room for everyone. There were also single... More 

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Jersey Cove, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

For those heading to Heathrow Airport the following day, great location to London Paddington and Heathrow Express train to airport. It is a short walk to the train station. My room was clean but small. There was no lift. Wifi was so/so.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Cardiff Hotel

Address: 5-9 Norfolk Square | Hyde Park, London W2 1RU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $95 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cardiff Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Close to the reception no lift there.-”
 of 5 bubbles christinecO5218WN, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“"Higher floors have less A/C unit noise"”
 of 5 bubbles sladjanam2015, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid unless you are not interested in a good nights sleep, good for socialites though”
 of 5 bubbles tracypW9090FI, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Get the room on the 1st floor especially if you have big luggage bags”
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“ask for room above grown floor”
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