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The Gateway Hotel

#392 of 1,058 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
14 Balham Hill | Clapham Common, London SW12 9EB, England
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1 room 1 adult
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, clean and tidy hotel and best ever welcome by the guy on reception. Very warm, friendly and funny, you are a star sir 👍👍. The rooms on the front do get some traffic noise, so may be better to avoid if possible.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Positioned conveniently just outside of the underground makes it very easy to get to using the Northern Line. I went here with my gf and had no problems finding the place or needing to make any sort of rail adjustments to get to. It's situated perfectly away from the noise of central. Greeted at the door and the customer service... More 

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I called the hotel to make a last-minute booking, clearly stating it was for my colleague. The guy on reception was really helpful and even agreed for reception to stay open later for check-in. My booking confirmation came through which I then forwarded to my colleague. This is where the excellent customer services ended. My colleague was called at 9pm... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here in September for two nights. Great location from Euston (7 stops on the Northern Line, about 25mins) and within a short walk from Clapham South tube station. Not too far a walk to see Clapham Common also. We used the hotel as a base for visiting friends in London and other places. Room, bedding, bathroom all spotless... More 

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Thank TheJohnsonFamily3
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the gateway for a week. It was great. The staff was super nice and they even stayed open later to allow for people to check in late. The internet sometimes would go out but as soon as we called the reception they would immediately reset the router and it would work. Really convenient and close to the... More 

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Elmwood Park, New Jersey
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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We only stay one night in London, but it was a great place. We arrived before check in, the staff let us leave our luggage there so we could go sightseeing. The room was great, it had a small refrigertor in the room and there was coffee, tea, hot chocolate and biscuit. They had breakfast for a fee. It is... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I stayed here for one night at the end of September. On arrival, we were greeted by friendly staff who showed us to a very spacious double room with a large ensuit bathroom. (Great value for money) The location couldn't have been better for us! Super close to the station, and great bars and restaurants close by. I will definitely... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay! Other reviews have complained about noise - we heard none to disturb us. Clean: clean room, big enough, good housekeeping. Convenient: 250 yards from the tube, passing M&S food on the way; 20 minutes on the tube to central London. 300 yards from Clapham Common. Loads of shops and cafes nearby. Comfy: nice bed, freeview/... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Upon calling the hotel I was greeted by a very friendly lady named Denah. I was traveling with my husband and we were bringing my Mom and sister with us from the states. She was extremely helpful with the directions on how to get to the hotel. It turns out it's a straight shot on the Northern tube line from... More 

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Thank KrisMic-2015
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44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We've used this hotel twice now for SW4. It's pretty basic but clean and friendly. It's main selling point is that it's cheap and right next to Clapham South. I will definitely be staying here again for SW4 next year. Thanks.

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