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Bayonne, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very local, above a pub (but it closes around 10pm so no noise issue). The staff is great, it is nice (old english style), and clean. Lots of take away options near by. You do have to catch a bus from Elephant and castle but it is only a 10mim ride, and well worth it. Would definitely recommand.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We ended up in London and found this gem. Offers a free washer/dryer and breakfast nook. I would avoid purchasing their breakfast as there was not much to it other than jams, velveeta cheese slices and butter. Everytime we visit Europe our credit card info gets stolen which is becoming very annoying. The staff at this hotel are very friendly.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a 1 night layover. The location is very local, above a pub which in my opinion is great. Its about a 15-20 minute walk to Tower Bridge. If you enjoy walking and seeing local neighborhoods then it will score points with you. Nearest metro is Elephant & Castle which is about 10-15 minute walk. You can catch a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

It advertises itself as a pub and B&B but having visited the pub I would say it's not the most plush place to visit and it is in the middle of the Aylesbury Estate but have busses pass regularly which is convenient and the decor is more old school pub than a smart establishment. Seems to attract more the poor... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I have read a few of the previous reviews with a sense of amusement, Yes, it's clearly not located off Sloane Square, yes, it's above a local pub. None of these things should be surprising as the place shows that in the pictures. We stayed there for three nights and we were very impressed. Seb the manager is very helpful,... More 

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Thank Neill C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Before arriving at the hotel she rang to let us know what the checking in time was (brilliant customer service) very easy to find. Very polite staff friendly atmosphere. Room and shower brilliant and clean. Everything is told to you when you arrive. Very helpful if you dont know where you are going will direct you. Beds are very comfortable.... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Stayed for two nights in a twin room with a friend as we wanted to stay in London to do some sightseeing. The weekend that we stayed all the buses were redirected which meant that we ended up in quite an unnerving area late at night, but on our last day the buses started running properly again and the bus... More 

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Thank Chloe7483
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Very good and helpful staff. Clean rooms. Not far from bus station. Best price-quality ratio in London. Dark drapes in case you want to sleep in the sunny morning. There is a big kitchen with two microwaves, toaster, washing and dryer machines. Also TV, electric kettle and fridge in the room. The window is very big, a long battery under... More 

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Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

For the price is the best and you can't find another. Double bed. Tv. Bathroom. All very good cleaning. I recommend. In the bar good ambiance with good people. And the staff very good explain and sweetheart

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Thank B G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Booked online through late bookings.com They asked if we wanted breakfast yes I said and paid £18 for what turned out to be a strange continental affair containing 3 pints of UHT milk 3 packs of cereal with no bowels 3 x 3 slices of bread wrapped in plastic jam, processed cheese and yogurt with no cutlery. Oh for a... More 

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Hour Glass Hote... P, Manager at Hour Glass Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank for your feedback. Sorry you were not entirely happy with our establishment. Our continental breakfast (picture and content are both available on Booking.com website) it is served directly to our guests rooms, however we always advise them to have it in our fully equipped kitchen on the 1st floor were we have all kitchenwere: the cooker, 2... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hour Glass is a basic, budget hotel, situated near Central London in multicultural area. Guests at this hotel get to enjoy the benefits of being located above a traditional quiet and cosy little pub with reasonably priced beverages. This atmospheric Victorian pub is a great place to soak up a real taste of traditional English life. You can relax with a drink and pizza or enjoy a game of cards, darts and domino, watch sports on the big screen or simply listen to the music. We are close to: Elephant & Castle - the nearest two underground lines (Northern & Bakerloo) and train station, where you can also find big shopping centre and famous in the whole world Night Club - Ministry of Sound with five different rooms to enjoy your boogie nights; Oval Cricket Ground; Kennington Park; War Museum with free of charge admission; Brixton Academy with loads of various events. Burgess Park with a water pond, where you can relax and play all kind of sport including tennis and football it is only 3 minutes away; Old Kent Road with loads of various cuisine restaurants and buffets, internet cafes, night shops and clubs - 5 min. East Street Market - old fashioned market with fresh groceries and other things - 10 min; Millwall Football Ground - 25 min; ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hour Glass Hotel

Address: 131 Beaconsfield Road | Walworth, London SE17 2BX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $58 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hour Glass Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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